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Japan’s Fujitsu Labs Unveils Technology For Blockchain Interconnectivity

Fujitsu Laboratories, a leading research center and a subsidiary of Japan's IT giant Fujitsu, has unveiled ConnectionChain, an extension of smart contract technology which...

CME CEO: Bitcoin Futures Could Launch in Mid-December

CME Group chairman and CEO Terry Duffy has said that the planned bitcoin futures contract could launch by mid-December.At the end of October, Duffy...

Dutch Watchdog Warns of ICO Risks, Calls them a ‘Dangerous Cocktail’

The Dutch financial regulator has issued a new warning to investors about the risks linked to initial coin offerings (ICOs).The Netherlands Authority for Financial...

Singapore Central Bank Partners With MIT Media Lab To Advance Fintech,...

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has joined hands with the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge to help strengthen Singapore's talent pool in the...

Satoshi Forest Gets Permit After 3+ Years, Why The Delay?

After more than three years, bitcoin’s most visible and arguably most successful charity has won its legal battle with Escambia County. The decision to...

Blockchain technology could have a Major Effect on the Freelancing Industry

As blockchain technology becomes more popular with a growing number of applications, it may have a major impact on the freelancing industry.The freelancing industry...

Vitalik Buterin: Early Versions of Ethereum Were Supposed to Launch on...

Earlier this week, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin revealed that early versions of Ethereum were set to be launched on top of the Bitcoin protocol.In...

BP and Shell Among Those Developing an Energy Blockchain Trading Platform

A consortium of major energy companies and banks are working together to build a blockchain-based digital platform for energy commodities trading.BP, Dutch Royal Shell,...

Ethereum Process Approximately Twice The Transactions of Bitcoin

The Ethereum network now processes twice the transactions than bitcoin on a daily basis, as it settles more than 520,000 transactions per day on...

Dash Releases Software Upgrade For Cheaper Transactions; Now Listed on Huobi.Pro

Dash has released a new software upgrade that cuts transaction cost to near zero, while doubling network capacity. The release of 12.2 of the...

Luno Launches Ether Trading In 40 Countries Across Europe, Asia And...

Bitcoin startup Luno has announced the support of ether, allowing users in 40 countries, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Nigeria, South Africa, and several countries in...

How Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Can Be Used as a Decentralized Betting...

One of the more interesting presentations at the Scaling Bitcoin workshop at Stanford University over the weekend was MIT Digital Currency Initiative Research Scientist...

New York City Preschool Accepts Tuition Payments in Bitcoin & Ethereum,...

A New York City preschool has taken the step of offering parents the opportunity to make tuition payments with bitcoin and ethereum rather than...

IBM: Blockchain May End Up Tracking Cannabis Sales in Canada

Technology giant IBM has pitched for the use of their blockchain technology to track the legal distribution of cannabis in British Columbia.According to a...

Startups Raise Over €5M On Blockchain-Enabled Bourse Funderbeam

Startups have raised over €5 million on Funderbeam, a startup marketplace powered by blockchain technology.The platform, which launched in April 2016, is the first...

Japanese Cryptocurrency Startup Tech Bureau Raises Funding To Expand Business

Tech Bureau, a Japanese fintech and cryptocurrency company from Japan, has raised US$767,500 from Shinsei Bank and OKWave to expand business and increase headcount....

Coinbase CEO Owns More Ether Than Bitcoin

Brian Armstrong, the CEO of cryptocurrency wallet provider and exchange Coinbase, personally holds more Ether than bitcoin, according to the Fortune 40 Under 40...

Central Bank of Swaziland: It’s Not Wise to Dismiss Cryptocurrencies

The Central Bank of Swaziland (CBS) is exploring the use of cryptocurrencies in the country even though it remains cautious of them.Speaking at the...

Augur Founder: Not Enough Developers are Working on Ethereum Scaling &...

Joey Krug, the founder of Augur, the decentralized prediction market build on top of the Ethereum protocol, believes there is a shortage of talented...

Balaji Srinivisan: 21 Inc Rebrands to Earn.com, Not Shifting Away From...

Last week, 21 Inc, a Silicon Valley-based bitcoin startup which raised over $121 million in venture capital funding, officially rebranded to Earn.com, to focus...

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