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Anarchapulco • February 25-28, 2017

The world’s premier conference for voluntaryist thinkers and activists, bringing together hundreds of principled anarchists to share ideas on how…

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0x: An Open Protocol for Decentralized Exchange on the Ethereum Blockchain

Category: Ethereum, News, Tech

0x: An Open Protocol for Decentralized Exchange on the Ethereum Blockchain

The developmental landscape for smart contracts and decentralized applications (dApps) is rife with the challenges of several key issues; interoperability, governance, open standardization, technical infrastructure, and secure exchange functionality. The 0x Project is an attempt to address these problems. As pointed out in the white paper, “While 0x is fundamentally a network protocol used to facilitate signaling between buyers and...

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The University of Edinburgh Launches Blockchain Research Lab with IOHK

Category: Business, News, Tech

The University of Edinburgh Launches Blockchain Research Lab with IOHK

IOHK, headed by one of the co-founder's of Ethereum, are collaborating with The University of Edinburgh to launch one of several research hubs to create an engine for ground-breaking blockchain technology exploration to take place alongside the Tokyo Institute of Technology. The plan is that the University of Edinburgh will open a research lab in the institution's School of Informatics,...

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Weekly Cryptocurrency Market Outlook February 24

Category: Weekly Report

Weekly Cryptocurrency Market Outlook February 24

BTCManager's Weekly Cryptocurrency Outlook highlights the price action and technical indicators on a long-term timeframe to identify the best opportunities in the largest cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, ether, and others. The week beginning February 20 was eventful, with BTC-USD posting a fresh all-time high on Bitstamp, with DASH achieving new highs too. BTC-USD (Bitstamp): Fresh All-time Highs on Bitstamp BTC-USD...

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Bitcoin Surpasses All-time High, Peaks at $1193.92

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News, Price Analysis

Bitcoin Surpasses All-time High, Peaks at $1193.92

BTC-USD surpassed the all-time high on February 23, with the price on the Bitstamp exchange reaching the highest level in Bitcoin's eight year history, at $1193.92. Bitcoin's ongoing long-term uptrend against fiat currencies intensifies as the SEC's decision on the Winklevoss ETF approaches. Depending on the capital of the ETF, the bitcoin price could surge as high as $1,700 if...

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IBM and Northern Trust Partner to Build Financial Security Blockchain

Category: Business, Finance, News, Tech

IBM and Northern Trust Partner to Build Financial Security Blockchain

On February 22, IBM announced it was signing a partnership with Northern Trust to start the research and development of a blockchain-based technology tool that will improve the management of private equity funds and services. Even though the private equity market is quite attractive to investors and businesses, it has not seen any new developments or innovation recently. Therefore, the...

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BABB Blockchain Mobile App Due for Q2 2017 Launch

Category: Ethereum, Finance, News, Tech

BABB Blockchain Mobile App Due for Q2 2017 Launch

BABB, or Bank Account Based Blockchain, is a banking platform working on a decentralized structure, to decrease costs while simultaneously maximizing data privacy and security. Having raised seed funding in June of 2016 and being accepted under Level39’s wing, the largest European technology accelerator, BABB has announced February 20 that they are working on a permissioned blockchain that utilizes Ethereum...

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Hackers Pounce on Coding Error, Steal Over $400,000 of Zcoin

Category: Altcoins, News, Tech

Hackers Pounce on Coding Error, Steal Over $400,000 of Zcoin

On Friday, February 17, the community manager of the cryptocurrency Zcoin (XZC), Reuben Yap, announced in a blog post the discovery of a bug in the anonymous altcoin’s coding that allowed a hacker to get away with over $400,000 worth of cryptocurrency. According to Zcoin’s statement, “a typographical error on a single additional character in code allowed an attacker to...

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Danish Police Follow Bitcoin's 'Breadcrumbs' to Jail Cybercriminals

Category: Bitcoin, News, Regulation

Danish Police Follow Bitcoin's 'Breadcrumbs' to Jail Cybercriminals

In a world first, Danish police have analyzed bitcoin transactions to track down and prosecute individuals involved in drug trafficking on the Dark Net, as repoted by Danish news outlet Berlingske. January 2017 saw a Danish 20 year old convicted for drug trafficking by way of analysis of bitcoin tranasctions, the second such time in Denmark. The man in question...

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Hyperledger Project Adds Daimler AG as Latest Member

Category: Business, News, Tech

Hyperledger Project Adds Daimler AG as Latest Member

The Hyperledger Project is an open-source collaborative cross-industry effort created to advance blockchain technologies and has added one of the most well-known automobile makers to its ranks. Daimler AG has announced on February 21 that they will be working with Hyperledger as a premier member. Daimler AG, the manufacturer of Mercedes Benz vehicles, is currently investing in blockchain technology with...

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AI Hedge Fund Numerai Issues One Million ‘Numeraire’ Tokens to its 12,000 Data Scientists

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, News, Tech

AI Hedge Fund Numerai Issues One Million ‘Numeraire’ Tokens to its 12,000 Data Scientists

Traditionally, hedge funds have been run by seasoned investment managers who have been strategically picking financial securities and assets to invest in to generate absolute returns for their investors. In the last ten years, many hedge funds moved on from the traditional model to leverage new technologies such as algorithmic trading, high-frequency trading, artificial intelligence, among others. San Francisco-based hedge...

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