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Effects of Bigger Bitcoin Blocks on Mining Centralization Debated at State of Digital Money...

During a panel discussion on Bitcoin scaling at the recent State of Digital Money event in Los Angeles, the idea that a larger block size limit would lead to further centralization of bitcoin mining...
New Blockchain Project Propy Aims to Revolutionize the Real Estate Industry

Blockchain Startup Propy Aims to Revamp the Real Estate Industry

California-based blockchain startup Propy is building a global peer-to-peer real estate exchange platform with decentralized title registry aimed at facilitating international real estate purchases.Built on Ethereum, the platform promises to automate real time transaction...
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Ethereum Co-Founder Thinks ICOs Are a ‘Ticking Time-Bomb’

Initial coin offerings (ICOs), which have become an emergent phenomenon of blockchain technology and digital communities, have garnered increased attention that ethereum’s co-founder has come out and said that there is an ‘over-tokenization of...
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Coinbase & GDAX Will Not Support Bitmain’s Hard Forked Bitcoin

Coinbase, the world’s largest bitcoin wallet service provider with 28.9 million wallets and 8.7 million active users, and GDAX, its flagship digital asset exchange, will not support Bitmain’s hard forked bitcoin.In an official announcement,...

AlphaBay Admin Had $8 Million in Bitcoin and Altcoins, Bragged About Porsche Purchase

According to the verified complaint for forfeiture regarding accused AlphaBay administrator Alexandre Cazes, the alleged criminal mastermind was holding just over $23 million worth of assets at the time of his arrest. Of that...

Sessions: Trump Directed Law Enforcement Agencies to Go After Darknet Markets Like AlphaBay

In a press briefing at the Department of Justice today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and other law enforcement officials announced international cybercrime enforcement action against the darknet’s largest marketplaces:...
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Blockchain Startup Billon Receives €2M Grant from EU Research and Innovation Program

Polish blockchain startup Billon has received a €2 million grant from Horizon 2020, the European Union's largest Research and Innovation program.The company said that it was awarded the grant on the basis that its...
Global Money Transer Summit 2017

Global Money Transfer Summit Comes to London to Explore the Future of Remittances

The Global Money Transfer Summit, one of the most recognized conferences in the remittance industry, will take place on October 10 and 11, 2017 at the Banking Hall in London, and will explore how...
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Bitcoin Developers and Bitmain Accuse Each Other of Making False Promises

The divide between bitcoin mining company Bitmain and Bitcoin Core contributors is stronger than ever. In recent interviews, Bitcoin Core contributor Eric Lombrozo and Bitmain CEO Jihan Wu have accused each other of making...
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IBM Unveils New Encryption Technology to Combat Data Breaches

IBM has rolled out its newest mainframe, IBM Z, which delivers new data encryption capabilities. The system aims to bring significant advances in cryptography technology to safeguard the world's banking, healthcare, government and retail...

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