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China’s Search Engine Giant Baidu Launches Blockchain Open Platform

Baidu, China's search engine giant, has launched its very own blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) offering. The new open platform intends to provide the "most user-friendly blockchain...

Crypto Craze: Towards A Bursting Bubble?

Cryptocurrencies had an incredible year in 2017: Bitcoin jumped more than 1,300%, Ethereum rallied 8,600%, and the overall cryptocurrency market rose to nearly US$650...

Kodak Stock Jumps 125% on ‘KodakCoin’ Cryptocurrency, ICO News

Shares of Eastman Kodak Company jumped 125% following news that the former camera and film giant was venturing into the cryptocurrency and blockchain space. Kodak...

South Korean Investor Brags About $24 Million Bitcoin Profit, Government Now...

On January 9, MoneyToday, one of the most widely read finance and business news publications in South Korea, reported that a South Korean investor...

Charlie Lee Wants to Test a New Solution for Bitcoin Fee...

Litecoin, which is an altcoin that has long been marketed as the “silver to bitcoin’s gold”, was not the most difficult thing for creator...

Ethereum Pioneer and Early Contributor Says ETH Could Triple in 2018

Ether, the cryptocurrency native to the Ethereum network, could triple in value in 2018 as businesses in various industries are beginning to recognize the...

South Korean Cryptocurrency Mania: Exchanges are Adding More Employees Than Banks

South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges including Bithumb, Coinone, and Korbit are adding more employees than banks and financial institutions, local mainstream news networks have reported. YTN,...

As Ethereum Surpasses $100 Billion, Can Powerful Decentralized Applications Justify its...

Ethereum, the smart contracts protocol that supports decentralized applications, has surpassed $100 billion in market valuation for the first time in its two-year history. Over...

New Partnership Brings Dash Cryptocurrency to 10,000 Retailers in Spain

Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Dash has signed a partnership with Spanish startup Bitnovo to bring the cryptocurrency to 10,000 retailers throughout Spain. The partnership will allow...

Indian Policy Think Tank Develops Blockchain Proof-of-Concept

NITI Aayog, a policy think tank of the government of India, is exploring the use of blockchain. The agency is developing a proof-of-concept to...

Founders Fund Unveils US$15-20 Million Investment in Bitcoin; Price Rises 13%

The price of Bitcoin rose 13% on Wednesday following reports that Founders Fund, the San Francisco-based venture capital firm co-founded by Peter Thiel, has...

Ethereum Creator Vitalik Buterin: Focus Less on Profit, More on Achievements

In late December, Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin stated that if all the cryptocurrency community achieves is memes and immature puns, he will leave the...

Greek Universities Join Pilot Project to Put Diplomas on a Blockchain

Blockchain research and development company IOHK is working with the national research and education network of Greece, GRNET, on a new pilot program that aims...

Plasma Can Save Ethereum From CryptoKitty Level Congestion

Earlier this year, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin and Lightning co-author Joseph Poon announced Plasma, a second-layer scaling infrastructure for the Ethereum protocol. In a recent...

South Korea’s Bitcoin Regulation is Highly Optimistic, False Reports Claim Ban

Over the past 24 hours, a series of false reports from news publications including Reuters have claimed that the South Korean government is planning...

First Decentralized Casino on Ethereum is Legalized by The Curaçao Government

The government of Curaçao, a Dutch Caribbean island well known for its scuba diving market and regulated casino industry, has officially legalized and issued...

NYSE and Cboe File For Bitcoin ETFs

This month, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) and The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the world’s largest options and stock exchange, filed six...

Loomia Announces Partnership With L.L. Bean

Loomia has announced a partnership with L.L. Bean, bringing their blockchain powered smart textile technology to the century-old outdoor clothing company. Loomia’s blockchain powered smart...

Cryptocurrency Market Tumbles 25%

The cryptocurrency market lost 25% of its value on Friday, dropping from a total market capitalization of US$640 billion on Thursday to now about...

CryptoKitties Now Tradable with USD, EUR

CryptoKitties, the viral Ethereum video game that lets players collect and breed digital cats, are now trading on the OPSkins virtual gaming assets marketplace....

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