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Bitcoin Price Tests $1300 After Close Encounter with All-time High

by Jamie Holmes at Bitcoin, News, Price Analysis

BTC-USD is down around 2 percent on today's open on the Bitstamp exchange, testing the critical $1300 handle. The market came within inches of breaching the all-time high at $1350.00, posted in the mayhem leading up to the SEC's decision on the Winklevoss ETF. The SEC is now reconsidering the bitcoin ETF, which could be driving bullish sentiment. The daily...

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Can The Blockchain Be an Effective Countermeasure Against the Spread of Fake News?

Category: Blockchain, Business, Commentary, News

Can The Blockchain Be an Effective Countermeasure Against the Spread of Fake News?

The Blockchain is a new field of technology that can offer great reliability for the diffusion of information. The FinTech Industry is focusing on areas where highly reliable information is required. For instance, the Media is in serious need of reshaping the way it traces the accuracy and origin of information and news content. Blockchain technology might be the answer....

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BitTorrent Founder's Ambitious Plans to Supplant Bitcoin

Category: Altcoins, News, Tech

BitTorrent Founder's Ambitious Plans to Supplant Bitcoin

Bitcoin at its core is a decentralized currency, relying on a peer-to-peer system popularized through file-sharing programs, such as BitTorrent. It is only fitting that this has come back full circle, with Bram Cohen, the founder of BitTorrent announcing his intention to work on a new cryptocurrency. Announced in an interview on “Steal This Show” podcast, Cohen states that he...

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Feature, Bug or Backdoor? AntBleed Code Enables BitMain to Remotely Shut Down AntMiner

Category: Bitcoin, News, Tech

Feature, Bug or Backdoor? AntBleed Code Enables BitMain to Remotely Shut Down AntMiner

The scandals engulfing Chinese ASIC producer BitMain seem never to end. On April 26, a string of code in the AntMiner firmware was disclosed which can remotely shut down some of the mining machines. BTCManager talked with BitMain’s CEO Jihan Wu and a Canadian Miner; a Bug or Feature? On April 26, the website AntBleed.com went online. It discloses a...

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Bitcoiner's Travel Guide: London

Category: Bitcoin Travel Guide

Bitcoiner's Travel Guide: London

While bitcoin is not yet a widely accepted currency, it is being adopted increasingly amongst a variety of shops in the UK’s capital and city of the world, London. I decided to write this travel guide as a way to support bitcoin accepting businesses and raise awareness of what you can actually buy with the cryptocurrency. A good thing about...

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Tokio Marine and NTT DATA Develop Blockchain Solution for Insurance Component of Shipping Trade

Category: Blockchain, Business, News

Tokio Marine and NTT DATA Develop Blockchain Solution for Insurance Component of Shipping Trade

Japanese insurance company Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance and system integration specialist NTT Data Corporation announced that they had completed a proof of concept for blockchain-based cargo insurance certificates for the international trade finance market. The test involved creating a data bill of lading, letter of credit, and a commercial invoice on a distributed ledger and was then tested...

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BitWage Provides an IBAN Number for Everybody: Freelancers Worldwide Receive their Salary with Bitcoin

Category: Bitcoin, Business, Finance, News

BitWage Provides an IBAN Number for Everybody: Freelancers Worldwide Receive their Salary with Bitcoin

With BitWage you can receive your wage in bitcoin instead of fiat money. The startup from California aims to strengthen its presence in Europe. To do so, it opened a new office in Paris and implemented the option to give every customer their own IBAN number. CEO Jonathan Chester explains why and tells of two classes of customers using BitWage....

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Google's Ethereum-Based Digital Book Uses Cryptography to Prove Ownership

Category: Blockchain, Entertainment, Ethereum, News

Google's Ethereum-Based Digital Book Uses Cryptography to Prove Ownership

Google employee Tea Uglow-authored digital book A Universe Explodes developed by product design company Impossible Labs and Editions At Play was released on April 4, to demonstrate the concept of digital ownership. The book is unique and different to most digital books in many ways. Started as an Ethereum blockchain-based experiment, the original copy of the digital book can only...

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Beyond the Void: A Review of the Blockchain-based Game

Category: Altcoins, Entertainment, Ethereum, News

Beyond the Void: A Review of the Blockchain-based Game

Beyond the Void is a free-to-play Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) game which incorporates a lot of special ingredients including a Cryptocurrency Economy. As a Real-time Strategy game in space, players face off One-to-One, lead their army to defeat their opponent and conquer an entire solar system. The game economy is built around the blockchain technology and uses Nexium (NXC)...

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Zcash Advisor’s Research on Monero Linkability, Refuted by Monero Community

Category: Altcoins, Commentary, News, Tech

Zcash Advisor’s Research on Monero Linkability, Refuted by Monero Community

On April 13, Zcash advisor and assistant director of IC3 Andrew Miller stated that transactions on the Monero blockchain from 2014 through 2016 could be linked. To begin with, Monero uses decoy links called mixins to obscure inputs and outputs of a transaction. Such process anonymizes Monero transactions as it disables users from following traces of a transaction to its...

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