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Etch Launches Real-Time Blockchain-Based Payroll System

The token sale will last for 4 weeks.Payrolls, wire transfers and bank payments have created an unnecessarily complex ecosystem for both businesses and employees....

Down 38%: Bitcoin Stumbles Amid Regulatory Uncertainties In China

The price of bitcoin has fallen 38% since the beginning of this month as Chinese authorities are tightening their grip on cryptocurrencies.Today, ViaBTC became...

Danish Startup Media Sifter Uses Blockchain To Change How We Consume...

Copenhagen-based startup Media Sifter is looking to transform the news media industry using blockchain technology and the wisdom of the crowd.Media Sifter's news aggregator,...

The Night Poloniex Listed Ethereum Classic

Note: The following is a story of the events that led to the survival of the original Ethereum chain after the hard fork related...

India’s Central Bank Says Digital Currencies Are ‘Susceptible to Misuse’

India’s central bank has said to a parliamentary committee that digital currencies are ‘susceptible to misuse or abuse.’In March, India’s finance ministry set up...

Central Bank of Finland: Bitcoin Can’t and Doesn’t Need to be...

In a research discussion paper entitled “Monopoly without a monopolist: an economic analysis of the bitcoin payment system” the central bank of Finland solidified...

ERC20 Tether To Launch Next Week On The Ethereum Network

Tether and Ethfinex are about to launch the Tether ERC20 token on the Ethereum blockchain. Tether ERC20 will allow for tokenized USD to be...

ICO Regulation: Industry Experts Urge UK FCA To Not Stifle Innovation

As countries such as the US, China and Hong Kong are progressively tightening regulation around crowdsales and initial coin offerings (ICOs), the UK has...

Greg Maxwell on the Prospects of SegWit2x And Why Bitcoin Developers...

At a recent SF Bitcoin Developers meetup, Bitcoin Core contributor and Blockstream CTO Greg Maxwell provided a technical presentation on the upcoming 0.15 release...

Blockchain Project Winding Tree Eyes US$7 Trillion-Dollar Travel Industry

Blockchain project Winding Tree is going after the multitrillion-dollar travel industry with an open source, decentralized travel distribution platform that promises to make travel...

How Blockchain Technology Is Helping To Fight Food Fraud

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), every year one in 10 people worldwide falls ill from eating contaminated food and 420,000 die as...

Banks are Starting to be Threatened by Bitcoin and Its Exponential...

It's widely accepted that Bitcoin's technology boasts an array of advancements over traditional financial systems and it is believed by some, that if adoption...

Ripple Opens New Office in India; Eyes Multibillion-Dollar Remittance Market

Ripple has opened a new office in Mumbai, India as the company looks to build its presence in the world's largest recipient country of...

Blockchain Companies Executives Comment On China ICO Ban

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have raised over US$1.5 billion in 2017 with 65 launches in China totaling 2.6 billion CNY, or US$389 million. But...

Business Icons Launch £250 Million Bitcoin-Priced Dubai Property Venture

This week will see the launch of a new and innovative project as The Knox group of companies launch their Bitcoin priced property venture....

Russia’s First Bitcoin Criminal Case: Illegal Trading of 500 Million Rubles

On 1st September, local publications including Vedomosti Business Daily reported that the Russian government had officially opened its first criminal case involving bitcoin. Three...

Crypto Valley Labs Launches Its First Blockchain Hub In Zug Switzerland

Venture capital firm Lakeside Partners, blockchain firm Blockhaus, and business law and tax firm MME, have teamed up to launch Crypto Valley Labs, with...

Coinbase Co-Founder: Lack of Incentives May Become a Major Issue For...

Through the execution of forks and protocol changes, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic and Litecoin have been highly successful in improving their underlying infrastructures in...

Bitcoin Fees are Rapidly Decreasing With SegWit

Bitcoin fees are rapidly decreasing due to the integration of the Segregated Witness (SegWit) by leading wallet providers.According to the blockchain analysis platform OXT, less...

Blockchain Platform Polymath to Take “Securities Tokens” Mainstream

Toronto-based Polymath is building a securities tokens platform, enabling financial companies to launch their own asset-based securities easily and inexpensively.The Polymath platform, officially launching...

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