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18May/20

Developers of Ethereum Privacy Tool Tornado Cash Smash Their Keys

Ethereum’s premier coin mixing service is now permissionless. Tornado Cash, a privacy tool for obfuscating the history of Ether (ETH) transactions, completed a cryptographic process known as a trusted setup ceremony onRead More…

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12May/20

UAE Bank Opens Bangladesh Remittance Corridor using Ripple’s Blockchain Tech

United Arab Emirates-based retail and business bank, RAKBank, is expanding its remittance routes using Ripple’s blockchain technology. Ripple, which provides distributed ledger payments products for financial institutions, was selected to help theRead More…

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06May/20

ChromaWay Expands Effort to Put Latin American Land Records on the Blockchain

Swedish startup ChromaWay is expanding a project aimed to make land ownership more transparent by putting records on a blockchain. With the launch of its LAC PropertyChain initiative, announced on Tuesday, theRead More…

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02May/20

Bitcoin Halving 2020: How the World’s Largest Mining Pool Is Helping Miners ‘De-Risk’

“There have been days that F2Pool has lost 100 BTC in terms of having to pay miners without mining blocks themselves, but over a long period of time and with a significantRead More…

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25Apr/20

Bitcoin Halving 2020: The ‘Arms Race’ for Miner Efficiency Intensifies

In lead-up to the next bitcoin halving event in May, some bitcoin miners are looking at leveraging what Moore and Carlson describe as “surplus energy” to make operations even more cost-effective. InRead More…

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24Apr/20

Meet Red Date, the Little-Known Tech Firm Behind China’s Big Blockchain Vision

A driving force behind the scenes of China’s ambitious blockchain infrastructure project says he used to be skeptical of the technology. “Initially I thought blockchain, especially distributed ledger technology [DLT], had noRead More…

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18Apr/20

Bitcoin Halving 2020: How Miners Expect the Crypto Markets to React

“If price performance following the November 2012 and July 2016 halvings is any indicator, bitcoin’s price should increase significantly over the 10- to 12-month period following the [third] halving.” That’s Ciara Sun,Read More…

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17Apr/20

Five Ways Blockchain Tech Can Help Us During This Pandemic

Don and Alex Tapscott are the co-authors of Blockchain Revolution and co-founders of the Blockchain Research Institute. Alex’s new book is Financial Services Revolution.  Together they wrote the report Blockchain Solutions inRead More…

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14Apr/20

For Contact Tracing to Work, Americans Will Have to Trust Google and Apple

Last weekend, Google and Apple announced a partnership to enable Bluetooth contact tracing to fight coronavirus. Contact tracing is the process of identifying carriers of coronavirus, and whom they’ve come into contactRead More…

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