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Antonopoulos: Bitcoin is Inherently Resistant to Contentious Hard Forks

The possibility of a split of the Bitcoin network into two incompatible currency networks is worrying some bitcoin holders, but Mastering Bitcoin author Andreas Antonopoulos thinks such a scenario is “extremely unlikely” to play...
Digital Currency Exchange Kraken Adds Support for Dash Trading

Digital Currency Exchange Kraken Adds Support for Dash Trading

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Kraken has announced support for Dash, the fifth most valuable digital currency with a market capitalization of US$479 million. Dash, one of the fastest growing peer-to-peer networks, is now available on...
Royal Mint Gold Blockchain and Trading Platform Enter Live Testing with Institutional Traders

UK Royal Mint Begins Live Testing of Blockchain Gold Trading Platform

The UK's Royal Mint and CME Group have begun live testing the Royal Mint Gold (RMG), a blockchain-backed digital gold product aimed at providing a new alternative way to trade physical gold that is...

The Videos That GBminers Founder Amit Bhardwaj Didn’t Want You To See

As previously reported, the Founder of India-based Bitcoin mining pool GBMiners is running a Ponzi scheme. Video evidence showing Amit Bhardwaj touting Gainbitcoin as an investment was removed from Youtube, however not before we could...
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Bitcoin Mining Pool GBMiners Loses Software Vendor Over Connection to Ponzi Scheme

Earlier this year, a connection between the relatively new bitcoin mining pool GBMiners and India-based, bitcoin-focused Ponzi scheme GainBitcoin was discovered by CoinJournal. The fallout from this discovery has now led to GBMiners’s software...
Bitmain Israeli R&D Center Launches ConnectBTC

Bitmain’s Israeli R&D Center Launches Bitcoin Mining Pool ConnectBTC

Bitmaintech Israel, Bitmain's first R&D center outside of China, has launched to the public ConnectBTC, a new Bitcoin mining pool. The latest product of Bitmaintech Israel's lab, ConnectBTC aims to become "the new home for...
MUFG Becomes First Bank in Asia to Join Ripple's Global Payments Steering Group

Banks Unite Around Ripple to Launch Blockchain-Based Cross-Border Wiring Service

MUFG and six other international banks plan to launch next year a cross-border wiring services that leverages blockchain technology. The solution promises to be faster and much lower-cost, according to a report by Nikkei...
Blockchain for Products Supply Chains

Blockchain in Global Supply Chains to Prevent Counterfeits and Fake Goods

As demand for transparency increases, blockchain technology could improve the traceability of physical goods by creating an auditable and tamper-proof record of the journey behind all products across the supply chain. For businesses, but also...
TaaS Announces Bloomberg-Like Portfolio Management and Analytics Platform for Cryptocurrencies

TaaS Announces “Bloomberg-Like” Portfolio Management and Analytics Platform for Cryptocurrencies

Token-as-a-Service (TaaS), a cryptocurrency fund, is building an intelligence and portfolio analytics platform for cryptocurrency markets. Dubbed Kepler, the solution will cover the entire spectrum of the investment process, providing market research, due diligence...
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Op-Ed: Will Bitcoin’s High Transaction Fees Open the Door for Altcoin Adoption?

Altcoins have long been ridiculed as useless aspects of the bitcoin ecosystem that don’t offer much in terms of real value to anyone who uses them. While they often make vague promises about how...

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