Hash Power Favors Craig Wright Camp in Looming Bitcoin Cash Fork



Ready for a hash war? Bitcoin cash's upcoming network update (or hard fork) is coming on Nov. 15, but a fractious divide between competing stakeholders has raised the specter that...
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NEM Price Climbs to 9-Week High As Coincheck Brings Back Trading


New Economy Movement (NEM) hit a nine-week price high on Monday despite a neutrally toned cryptocurrency market. That market development coincided with a more than three-month high in 24-hour trading volume...
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Singapore's Central Bank, SGX Develop Blockchain Settlement System

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the country's stock exchange, Singapore Exchange (SGX), have developed a settlement system for tokenized assets that can work across different blockchains. Announced by...
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Accenture Puts Software License Management on a Blockchain Platform

Global professional services giant Accenture has rolled out a new software license management application built with tech from distributed ledger startup Digital Asset. Accenture announced in a press release Monday...
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Japanese Firms Claim Success in Marine Insurance Blockchain Trial

One of Japan's largest insurance companies, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance, and IT firm NTT DATA have completed a trial that put the paperwork for marine cargo insurance claims...
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Bitcoin Teases Bull Move After Defense of Key Price Support



Bitcoin could be in for a recovery rally, having defended a key support level over the weekend. The leading cryptocurrency has been looking bearish over the last week. It suffered...
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CFTC Fines Bitcoin Trader $1.1 Million for Crypto Fraud

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has jailed a bitcoin trader and fined him over $1 million for running a fraudulent bitcoin and litecoin scheme. According to a press...
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Crypto Token Airdrops Are a Marketing Ploy (and That's OK)



Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk's advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT's Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly...
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IBM Says Blockchain Can Power 'Open Scientific Research' in New Patent Filing

A patent application published Thursday claims the process of conducting scientific research can benefit from the blockchain. Led by a team at IBM's Watson Research Center, the patent application presents a...
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Why Traders Should Chart the Entire Crypto Market Cap



Market capitalization gets a lot flack for being a poor metric to measure the value of a cryptocurrency – and perhaps rightly so – but that shouldn't stop traders from...
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A 7-Year Legal Fight Led This Dev to Build Unstoppable Ethereum Storage

"If you build it strong enough, the law will follow." That's how Daniel Nagy, the lead developer behind Swarm – ethereum's decentralized storage-layer – described his "takeaway lesson" after a...
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Sexual Assault Survivor Uses Crypto to Crowdfund Anonymously

A new use case is emerging for cryptocurrency: helping women who've suffered sexual harassment or assault gain financial independence while also protecting their privacy. Case in point, a sexual assault...
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Crypto Exchanges Should Take a Hard Look at IP Address-Masking Services

Richard Malish is General Counsel at NICE Actimize where he counsels on global anti-money laundering, fraud, trading compliance and banking regulatory matters. The New York Attorney General ("NY AG") recently...
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Colorado Regulators Crack Down on Four More ICOs

Colorado regulators took action against four ICOs Thursday, bringing the state's total number of cease-and-desist orders against crypto startups to 12. The state's "ICO Task Force" rebuked Bitcoin Investments, Ltd,...
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The 'Coinbase Effect' Turns Bearish After BAT Prices Drop Post-Listing



The price of browser startup Brave's Basic Attention Token (BAT) fell by as much as 20 percent in the past 24 hours. Trading for BAT officially went live yesterday on Coinbase,...
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For Bitfinex Users, Dollar Withdrawals Are Now a Weeks-Long Struggle

Three weeks after being assured that everything was running smoothly, some customers of cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex are wondering why they still can't withdraw their money. On Oct. 15, the cryptocurrency...
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Ethereum Sets Tentative January Goal for Next Blockchain Upgrade

Developers are eyeing January 16th as the date on which Constantinople, ethereum's upcoming network hard fork, could launch. The upgrade for the world's second-largest blockchain was originally targeted for November...
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Carbon's Stablecoin Can Now Be Swapped Between EOS and Ethereum

The U.S. dollar-pegged crypto token CarbonUSD has just launched as the first stablecoin on the EOS platform. The token's developer, Carbon, announced the news in a press release Friday, adding...
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Malaysian Government, Universities Team to Put Degrees on a Blockchain

Malaysia's education ministry has formed a new consortium of universities to harness blockchain tech in tackling the massive industry in fake certificates. The Ministry of Education announced in a press...
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Victims Sue AT&T, T-Mobile Over 'SIM Swap' Crypto Hacks

Silver Miller. a cryptocurrency-focused law firm based in the U.S., says it has filed arbitration claims against AT&T and T-Mobile on behalf of victims of "SIM swapping" cellphone hacks. Initiating the...
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