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Blockchain Forks Are All the Rage, But Can They Ever Be Safe?

Blockchain Forks Are All the Rage, But Can They Ever Be Safe?

Hard forks have earned a bit of a bad name. Long portrayed as dangerous (or at least disruptive), the mechanism is also one of the more intuitive for upgrading blockchains. Quite… Read more »

Bank of America Seeks Patent Protection for Blockchain Processing System

Bank of America Seeks Patent Protection for Blockchain Processing System

Bank of America is exploring how it might use a blockchain to better track the processing of file transfers in real time. The proposed system, outlined in a pair of patent applications recently… Read more »

Blockchain Forks Are All the Rage, But Will They Ever Be Safe?

Blockchain Forks Are All the Rage, But Will They Ever Be Safe?

Hard forks have earned a bit of a bad name. Long portrayed as dangerous (or at least disruptive), the mechanism is also one of the more intuitive for upgrading blockchains. Quite… Read more »

Regional Regulators in North America Are 'Closely Watching' ICOs

Regional Regulators in North America Are 'Closely Watching' ICOs

It’s not just national-level securities regulators that are keeping a close eye on initial coin offerings (ICOs). Late last month, the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) – an organization composed… Read more »

Bank of Canada Announces Phase 3 of 'Project Jasper' DLT Trial

Bank of Canada Announces Phase 3 of 'Project Jasper' DLT Trial

Canada’s central bank is embarking on the next phase of its ongoing “Project Jasper” distributed ledger research initiative. In addition to the Bank of Canada, Payments Canada – which operates… Read more »

Australian Senate Panel Throws Support Behind Crypto Exchange Bill

Australian Senate Panel Throws Support Behind Crypto Exchange Bill

The Australian Senate has begun deliberating a bill that would apply the country’s anti-money laundering (AML) statutes to domestic cryptocurrency exchanges. The bill was first unveiled in August – introduced… Read more »

Upgrade Complete? Ethereum's New Software Isn't Quite Stable Yet

Upgrade Complete? Ethereum's New Software Isn't Quite Stable Yet

Ethereum’s fork may have executed earlier this week, but that doesn’t mean developers are ready to call the software transition complete. One of the biggest-ever changes to the world’s second-largest… Read more »

In 'Search' of a Swell? XRP Prices Rise and Fall Amid Ripple Event

In 'Search' of a Swell? XRP Prices Rise and Fall Amid Ripple Event

Ripple’s XRP cryptocurrency is on the decline at press time. And though it’s a drop that’s largely in line with bitcoin and the broader crypto asset class, there are conditions… Read more »

Algorithmic Trading Platform Integrates GDAX Exchange API

Algorithmic Trading Platform Integrates GDAX Exchange API

Coinbase’s GDAX today announced that algorithmic trading platform QuantConnect has integrated with the cryptocurrency exchange. The addition of GDAX will see the open-source trading platform extend its existing services to… Read more »

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Adds 48 New Members

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Adds 48 New Members

Forty-eight companies have joined the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, including Hewlett-Packard spin-off HP Enterprise (HPE). The list of new members is varied, drawn from the blockchain startup ecosystem as well as… Read more »

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