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Liverpool to Reduce Carbon Emissions Using Blockchain

Category: Blockchain, News

Liverpool to Reduce Carbon Emissions Using Blockchain

Liverpool City Council has partnered up with blockchain platform company, Poseidon Foundation, to take part in a blockchain-based carbon credits system. The partnership is part of the council’s efforts to achieve the goal of making Liverpool the world’s first climate-positive city. LCC and Poseidon Foundation Team Up for Climate-Friendly Future Blockchain technology has proven to have utility well beyond the…

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Senate Candidate Austin Petersen Is Bitcoin’s Best line of Defense in Congress

Category: Bitcoin, News

Senate Candidate Austin Petersen Is Bitcoin’s Best line of Defense in Congress

With Missouri’s GOP primary electoral process less than a month from now, Austin Peterson continues his support for cryptocurrencies and seems to be using it as a political weapon. A Candidate Who Understands Crypto Peterson, who ran for president in 2016 as a Libertarian, has long been a Bitcoin advocate. The candidate is now finishing the primary race against Josh…

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Crypto Markets Stabilize as Bitcoin Rallies Towards $7,000: BTCManager’s Week in Review July 9

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Crypto Markets Stabilize as Bitcoin Rallies Towards $7,000: BTCManager’s Week in Review July 9

In the past seven days, the price of bitcoin rallied by over seven percent to inch closer to the $7,000. This marks the digital currency’s second up week in a row following a bear market in the second quarter of 2018. While cryptocurrency investors still seem to be split as to whether bitcoin has found its floor or has further…

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New BIS Chief: Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies can Never Function as Money

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Finance, News

New BIS Chief: Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies can Never Function as Money

Bitcoin and altcoins are gradually going mainstream, with many governments of the world increasingly exploring its potentialities as a viable legal tender and equally building frameworks to protect investors. However, Agustín Carstens, the new chief of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), sees cryptos quite differently. Bitcoin will Never Become Money Carstens has frantically dismissed the ability of cryptocurrencies to…

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Netherlands’ Koopman Logistics Implements IBM Blockchain Technology

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Netherlands’ Koopman Logistics Implements IBM Blockchain Technology

Koopman Logistics, a transportation and logistics company based in the Netherlands, has become one of the first automotive transportation companies to implement IBM’s blockchain technology. IBM’s Blockchain Technology Passes the Test with Flying Colors Blockchain technology is most commonly associated with cryptocurrency. As blockchain is the digital asset transaction ledger behind virtual currencies, this is no surprise. However, blockchain technology…

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Square Banking Charter Application Withdrawn, Refile Imminent

Category: Business, Finance, News

Square Banking Charter Application Withdrawn, Refile Imminent

According to recent reports, Square, Inc. has just withdrawn their application for an industrial lending company (ILC) banking charter. This is not a permanent retraction, however, as the company has officially stated that they will file for the banking charter again at some point in the near future. Their reason for withdrawing appears to be so that they can make…

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Housing the Homeless: Venezuela Set to Build Homes with Petro Cryptocurrency

Category: Altcoins, News

Housing the Homeless: Venezuela Set to Build Homes with Petro Cryptocurrency

Despite initial criticisms that threatened to fire down Venezuelan President Maduro’s oil-backed crypto initiative, the Petro appears to be waxing stronger with each passing day. Now, the state’s authorities are set to build homes for the homeless with the altcoin funds. The Maduro Dream According to a Venezuelan news source, Telesur, the South American nation is looking to finance a…

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How AI Can Help Traders Maximize Alpha and Profits

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Finance, News, Tech

How AI Can Help Traders Maximize Alpha and Profits

Recently, cryptocurrency trading has become a more populated space, as traders recognize that they can capitalize on the crypto market’s volatility to see oversized returns. However, volatility is a double-edged sword, as hard to predict drops in the market can punish the more inexperienced traders if they do not have access to the right information and analytics at the right…

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Turkish Authorities Arrest ‘Turcoin’ Founders for Running Ponzi Scheme

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Turkish Authorities Arrest ‘Turcoin’ Founders for Running Ponzi Scheme

The founders of Turcoin, a Turkish cryptocurrency token that was revealed as a Ponzi scheme, have been arrested by authorities investigating the scam. Sadun Kaya and Muhammed Satıroğlu, founders of Turcoin and business partners at Istanbul startup Hipper, were apprehended on July 2 as part of an investigation that has seen three other people released on probation. Turcoin’s Fancy Beginnings Marketed…

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Research: 46 Percent of Unauthorized Cryptocurrency Mining Circumvents Antivirus Software

Category: Altcoins, Mining, News

Research: 46 Percent of Unauthorized Cryptocurrency Mining Circumvents Antivirus Software

Cryptojacking continues to be classified as a rising threat in the cybersecurity domain. After considering infiltrated browser systems, miners, macOS’, social groups, and even cellphones, reports suggest over 98.8 percent of unauthorized cryptocurrency mining takes place on Linux-based software. Cryptocurrency Mining an “Advanced, Major Concern” A report by industry observer WatchGuard Technologies on July 2, 2018, confirmed that cryptojacking is…

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