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Joseph Young

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Joseph is a bitcoin enthusiast, financial consultant, web developer writer based in Hong Kong. He has worked with hotels and tech firms in Korea, the Philippines, Hong Kong and Singapore as a front-end developer and has collaborated with venture capital firms to explore bitcoin and virtual reality-focused startups in South East Asia.

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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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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India is Potentially a Massive Market For Bitcoin If Legalized

Category: Bitcoin, News, Regulation

India is Potentially a Massive Market For Bitcoin If Legalized

After years of operating without clear regulatory frameworks, self-regulated bitcoin exchanges and businesses will most likely be introduced to a new set of regulations and policies by the Indian government in the next few months. Ever since the launch of Bitcoin in 2009, analysts and experts have stated that largely unbanked countries such as India present a potentially massive market...

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GAW Miners' Josh Garza Pleads Guilty to Fraud, Settles a Deal

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News, Regulation

GAW Miners' Josh Garza Pleads Guilty to Fraud, Settles a Deal

At last, Josh Garza, the founder of the PayCoin Ponzi scheme and CEO of GAW Miners pleaded guilty to wire fraud following an official complaint by the SEC filed in 2015. The US Department of Justice’s letter read: “We are currently negotiating an agreement with defendant Homero Joshua Garza to enter a plea of guilty to one count of wire...

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Why Europe and China are Ahead of US in Blockchain Development

Category: Blockchain, Business, Commentary, Regulation

Why Europe and China are Ahead of US in Blockchain Development

The US is falling behind China and Europe in blockchain development primarily due to the lack of regulatory frameworks. With a practical approach toward blockchain regulation, countries in Europe, as well as China, Hong Kong, and Singapore are demonstrating greater progress in blockchain implementation. According to a blockchain startup tracker developed by Outlier Ventures, the vast majority of startups in...

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How the Blockchain’s Potential is Being Demonstrated by SAP, Hyperledger and Intel

Category: Blockchain, Business, News

How the Blockchain’s Potential is Being Demonstrated by SAP, Hyperledger and Intel

Bitcoin’s underlying technology, the blockchain, is being tested by some of the world’s largest and leading companies including SAP and Intel. Specifically, a rising number of companies are implementing blockchain onto existing infrastructure that handles supply chain, to develop a single platform which can autonomously process operations with a greater level of transparency and security. Most recently, the large technology...

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Hyperledger Approves Intel's Smart Contract Blockchain Platform Burrow: A 'Friendly Rival' for Ethereum?

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Hyperledger Approves Intel's Smart Contract Blockchain Platform Burrow: A 'Friendly Rival' for Ethereum?

Following the momentum of its enterprise-grade blockchain platform Fabric, Hyperledger is ready to target yet another blockchain project. Burrow, a project proposed by engineers at Monax and Intel, was approved by the Hyperledger Technical Steering Committee (TSC) and is currently under development. Hyperledger as an open-source collaborative effort populated by various members and companies has a unique approach toward approving...

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CME Group and Royal Mint at Final Stages of Blockchain-Based Gold Exchange Testing

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CME Group and Royal Mint at Final Stages of Blockchain-Based Gold Exchange Testing

CME Group, the world’s largest gold futures exchange in North America via COMEX, is at its final stage of blockchain testing which will allow investors to trade gold on a platform inspired by Bitcoin. In collaboration with the U.K.’s Royal Mint, CME Group plans to launch a distributed ledger-based gold exchange for the public market toward the end of 2017....

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OKCoin to Add Ether Support, China to Compete With Korea

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OKCoin to Add Ether Support, China to Compete With Korea

Chinese bitcoin exchanges such as OKCoin hinted their plans to add Ethereum support for local ether traders for over a year. According to local sources, OKCoin representatives, at last, confirmed their integration of Ethereum. CnLedger, a Chinese digital currency and blockchain research group, confirmed OKCoin’s short-term plan of adding support for ether trading with its local source. The CnLedger team...

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Maxwell Discovers Potential Covert Use of AsicBoost, Encourages SegWit Activation

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Maxwell Discovers Potential Covert Use of AsicBoost, Encourages SegWit Activation

On April 6, Blockstream CTO and Bitcoin Core developer Greg Maxwell revealed on the Bitcoin development mailing list that a specific ASIC miner manufacturer had been covertly using AsicBoost to increase its mining revenue by at least 30 percent; many sources have reported it is indeed Bitmain, perhaps explaining their inertia regarding SegWit. Developed by former CoinTerra CTO Timo Hanke...

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