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IT Giant NTT Data Enlists 13 Companies for Blockchain Consortium

IT Giant NTT Data Enlists 13 Companies for Blockchain Consortium

Japan’s largest IT services firm, NTT Data, has announced a new consortium aimed to investigate use cases for blockchain technology. According to the company, the initiative so far includes 13 different companies… Read more »

IBM Reveals Blockchain Supply Chain Trial with Singapore Port Operator

IBM Reveals Blockchain Supply Chain Trial with Singapore Port Operator

A major port operator in Singapore has inked a deal to work with IBM and a regional shipping firm to test a new blockchain-based supply chain network. Announcing the news,… Read more »

'Boiler Room' Cryptocurrency Scam Targeted by London Police

'Boiler Room' Cryptocurrency Scam Targeted by London Police

British police have arrested an individual for allegedly fleecing would-be investors via a fake cryptocurrency investment scheme. In an August 11 news post, the City of London Police said that they had… Read more »

S&P 500 or Cryptocurrency: Just How Big is Bitcoin's Price Explosion?

S&P 500 or Cryptocurrency: Just How Big is Bitcoin's Price Explosion?

While bitcoin is down several hundred dollars since hitting its all time high of $4,483.55 earlier this morning, the cryptocurrency is still on an absolute tear this year. Bitcoin’s ascent viewed over… Read more »

$45 Million: Ukrainian Lawmakers Reveal Big Bitcoin Holdings

$45 Million: Ukrainian Lawmakers Reveal Big Bitcoin Holdings

Recent disclosures by members of Ukraine’s national legislature revealed that three lawmakers have a combined wealth in bitcoin worth more than $45 million. According to a report from RIA Novosti, Russia’s… Read more »

Prosecutors: Rogue Silk Road Agent Stole 1,600 BTC After 2015 Guilty Plea

Prosecutors: Rogue Silk Road Agent Stole 1,600 BTC After 2015 Guilty Plea

New charges have been filed against a former Secret Service agent who previously pled guilty to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of bitcoin during the US government’s Silk Road investigation…. Read more »

Ripple Confirms China Expansion Plans, Shoots Down Alibaba Rumor

Ripple Confirms China Expansion Plans, Shoots Down Alibaba Rumor

Ripple is opening up about its plans to enter one of the world’s largest markets. In new statements to CoinDesk, the San Francisco blockchain startup aimed to address rumors that… Read more »

Bitcoin's Price Is Down More Than $500 After Hitting a New High

Bitcoin's Price Is Down More Than $500 After Hitting a New High

Bitcoin prices have fallen below $4,000 hours after hitting a new all-time high. According to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI), bitcoin markets hit a low of $3,892.72 – more than $500 below the high of $4,483.55… Read more »

Blockstream Is Using Satellites to Beam Bitcoin Down to Earth

Blockstream Is Using Satellites to Beam Bitcoin Down to Earth

Sounds fantastical? Maybe, but Blockstream swears it isn’t as crazy as it sounds. Today, the bitcoin infrastructure company is launching Blockstream Satellite, an ambitious attempt to use leased satellites to… Read more »

Bitcoin Bill Delayed as Russian Lawmakers Seek 'Optimal Solution'

Bitcoin Bill Delayed as Russian Lawmakers Seek 'Optimal Solution'

A working group within Russia’s state legislature is further delaying work on a cryptocurrency legalization bill, according to one of the drafting team. Speaking with Russian media source Invest-Foresight, Elina Leonidovna Sidorenko –… Read more »

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