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U.S. filers have been awarded more blockchain patents focusing on core tech, like mining and proof-of-work, than filers from any other country.
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- Feb 6th 9:00 pm
After some silence, policymakers are again raising the issue of negative interest rates. The concept, officially called NIRP, would discourage saving.
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- Feb 6th 5:00 pm
Startup accelerator Techstars has announced the participants of its inaugural blockchain acceleration program, which is based in New York City.
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- Feb 6th 10:00 am
The Zcash team fixed a flaw last year that could've allowed for the unchecked creation of counterfeit ZEC. The episode raises questions worth considering.
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- Feb 5th 9:00 pm
BABB CTO Gaurav Rana argues that blockchain is a poor descriptor for the technology known as blockchain, preferring “timechain” as a more appropriate term.
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- Feb 5th 5:00 pm
Two of the largest economies in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, are piloting a shared digital currency (CBDC) dubbed Aber.
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- Feb 5th 10:00 am
Kraken has purchased cryptocurrency derivatives platform Crypto Facilities in a whopping "nine-figure deal" that will bring crypto futures to the exchange.
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- Feb 4th 9:00 pm
With another week of sideways activity in the markets, it looks like we're still headed for another bitcoin price drop with continued downward pressure.
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- Feb 4th 5:00 pm
Ernst & Young will be appointed by the Canadian Apex Court on February 5th to investigate the intrigue surrounding Canada’s QuadrigaCX crypto exchange.
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- Feb 4th 10:00 am
With his CashApp growing quickly behind Square, Jack Dorsey believes crypto will become the money of the internet. But will it be bitcoin? ...
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- Feb 3rd 5:00 pm
For Nigel Green, founder and chief executive of the deVere Group, cryptocurrency is “inevitably the future of money”. And the future is now.
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- Feb 3rd 10:00 am
This week, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan asserted its position that bitcoin is "money" per U.S. federal law.
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- Feb 2nd 9:00 pm
German publishing giant Axel Springer SE is working with cryptocurrency payment firm SatoshiPay to implement a micropayment system for online content.
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- Feb 2nd 5:00 pm
South Korean financial regulator, the Financial Services Commission (FSC), has upheld its ICO ban owing to the questionable practices among crypto startups.
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- Feb 2nd 10:00 am
It's now been 411 days since bitcoin peaked in price, a stretch that beats out the cryptocurrency's previously reigning bear market record of 410 days.
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- Feb 1st 9:00 pm
The World Gold Council has presented a scathing criticism of cryptocurrencies. But they’re missing the point: cryptos weren't created as a gold substitute.
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- Feb 1st 5:00 pm
Determining good cryptocurrency metrics means searching beyond market cap or yearly profit stats. Let's see what to look for in a solid working currency.
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- Feb 1st 10:00 am
Advancing toward its Serenity "ETH 2.0" upgrade, Ethereum and its ecosystem are evolving. Certainties and uncertanties abound accordingly.
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- Jan 31st 9:00 pm
A Russian startup backed by the education and science ministry has come up with a blockchain-based technology for tracing diamond production.
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- Jan 31st 5:00 pm
Payments powerhouse SWIFT has announced it will be linking R3's Corda blockchain to its Global Payments Innovation (GPI) framework.
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- Jan 31st 10:00 am
After years of uncertainty and ambiguity, government leaders in India may at last formalize domestic cryptocurrency laws.
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- Jan 30th 9:00 pm
Nikki Fried is a high profile victim of legacy banking system failure in underserved markets. Many cite crypto as a solution to these banking system flaws.
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- Jan 30th 5:00 pm
It's inevitable that disputes will arise over a cryptocurrency project's direction, says Decred's APAC outreach director Joshua Buirski.
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- Jan 30th 2:00 pm
Decentralized apps, or DApps, have witnessed a shift in usage patterns away from Ethereum toward the TRON and EOS platforms. But are the figures misleading? ...
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- Jan 30th 10:00 am
Gemini exchange has completed a SOC 2® security and privacy examination held by one of the world's "Big Four" auditing firms, Deloitte & Touche.
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- Jan 29th 9:00 pm
Could blockchain technology help solve the SME exclusion problem in the trade finance space? Some banks are thinking it's worth a shot.
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- Jan 29th 5:00 pm
China’s Greater Bay Area initiative has the potential to create one of the world’s most economically powerful regions. Could blockchain be part of that? ...
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- Jan 29th 10:00 am
News of fresh crypto developments in Italy are starting to make the rounds in the West: The Bomber's down, and Italy's senate is talking blockchain.
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- Jan 28th 9:00 pm
It's important for humans to audit complex smart contract code, says Hartej Sawhney of security firm Hosho. Ethereum's postponed upgrade is one example.
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- Jan 28th 7:00 pm
A few Chinese crypto exchanges are aggressively pursuing reverse mergers, an alternative and unconventional way to become a publicly-listed company.
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- Jan 28th 5:00 pm
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