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Between a Rock and a Hard Fork: Jeff Garzik's Plan to Avoid a Bitcoin Split

Between a Rock and a Hard Fork: Jeff Garzik's Plan to Avoid a Bitcoin Split

Jeff Garzik has been accused of a lot of things of late. Since taking the lead on turning the Segwit2x scaling agreement into code, the CEO of blockchain startup Bloq has been accused of… Read more »

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Life in Crypto Time

Life in Crypto Time

Tim Enneking is managing director at Crypto Asset Management, which oversees Crypto Asset Fund, a regulated US cryptocurrency trading fund. In this opinion piece, Enneking compares the crypto asset space with the early… Read more »

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Understanding Bitcoin's Scaling Debate: Politics Comes First

Understanding Bitcoin's Scaling Debate: Politics Comes First

Jim Harper is vice president of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, where he works to adapt law and policy to the information age. A former counsel to committees in both the… Read more »

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Faster Payments? Startup Pitches Federal Reserve Group on Cryptocurrency

Faster Payments? Startup Pitches Federal Reserve Group on Cryptocurrency

A specialized task force set up by the U.S. Federal Reserve has received a slew of new proposals outlining how it might utilize technology to speed up services. In total,… Read more »

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NRI Subsidiary Launches Blockchain Technology Assessment Service

NRI Subsidiary Launches Blockchain Technology Assessment Service

NRI SecureTechnologies, a cybersecurity subsidiary of Japanese information security provider NRI, has announced a new blockchain service. But what separates this offering, according to the release, is that it is designed specifically… Read more »

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Blockchain Startup Billon Nets €2 Million From EU Research Fund

Blockchain Startup Billon Nets €2 Million From EU Research Fund

UK blockchain payment startup Billon Group has received €2 million in new funding from Horizon 2020, a notable European Union research program. According to a statement from the startup, the grant seeks to… Read more »

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Crypto Asset Class Clears $90 Billion as Bitcoin Price Spikes

Crypto Asset Class Clears $90 Billion as Bitcoin Price Spikes

Spurred by a massive uptick in the price of bitcoin, the total value of all cryptocurrencies passed $90 billion yesterday, a high not observed since early July. With the move,… Read more »

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Utility Settlement Coin Creator to Open-Source Modular Blockchain Software

Utility Settlement Coin Creator to Open-Source Modular Blockchain Software

The company behind the Utility Settlement Coin project, one of the first designed to enable central banks to utilize distributed ledger tech, is preparing a coming-out party of sorts. After… Read more »

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Trust Your Odometer? Blockchain Test Aims to Turn Tide on Car Tampering

Trust Your Odometer? Blockchain Test Aims to Turn Tide on Car Tampering

When BigchainDB CEO Bruce Pon was working as a project manager for automaker Daimler in the mid-2000s, he envisioned a simple solution for generating and verifying the story of a vehicle…. Read more »

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ECB President: Cryptocurrency Price Boom Having Limited Effect on Economy

ECB President: Cryptocurrency Price Boom Having Limited Effect on Economy

The president of the European Central Bank (ECB) has issued remarks addressing the rising interest in cryptocurrencies as an asset class. In a letter to members of the European parliament… Read more »

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