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Bitcoin's value is set to soar – here are three predictions for the future of the cryptocurrency

Bitcoin's value is set to soar – here are three predictions for the future of the cryptocurrency

Bitcoin, and digital currency more broadly, is one of the most divisive concepts of our time. The idea of a currency which is not controlled by a state or a… Read more »

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Keep Calm and Bitcoin On? Developers Aren't Worrying About a Fork

Keep Calm and Bitcoin On? Developers Aren't Worrying About a Fork

Amidst one of the more turbulent phases of bitcoin’s two-year scaling debate, calm and collected might not seem like adjectives you’d use to describe bitcoin developers. After all, now that a… Read more »

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Alibaba Turns to Blockchain in Fight Against Food Fraud

Alibaba Turns to Blockchain in Fight Against Food Fraud

China-based e-commerce giant Alibaba has teamed up with PwC to develop a system to reduce food fraud using blockchain tech. The Alibaba Australia project, which also includes AusPost and nutritional supplement… Read more »

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Hyperledger Bond Trading Platform Goes Open Source

Hyperledger Bond Trading Platform Goes Open Source

A bond trading platform built on top of Hyperledger’s Sawtooth Lake distributed ledger was made open source this week, alongside a release of a demo of the technology. The project, first announced in… Read more »

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Bitcoin Core Roadmap Unveils Signature Optimization Plan

Bitcoin Core Roadmap Unveils Signature Optimization Plan

Bitcoin Core developers released a new technology roadmap today that charts the project’s panned transition from its current digital signature algorithm to a more advanced alternative. If implemented, the proposal would… Read more »

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Report: Bitcoin Social Media Scams Are On the Rise

Report: Bitcoin Social Media Scams Are On the Rise

The rise in popularity and price of bitcoin has led to greater instances of scams perpetrated through social media, according to a new report. Released by ZeroFOX, the report categorizes… Read more »

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Ripple Prices Surge to 4-Month High

Ripple Prices Surge to 4-Month High

The price of XRP, the native currency on the Ripple network, surged overnight, climbing to its highest total in more than four months. XRP reached as much as $0.008288 at… Read more »

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A Major Bitcoin Scaling Meeting Could Take Place This May

A Major Bitcoin Scaling Meeting Could Take Place This May

A small group of bitcoin industry leaders, developers and miners are planning to discuss the digital currency’s development roadmap at an invite-only meeting in May. A notice of the gathering, as… Read more »

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Web Browser Brave to Launch ICO for Ethereum Ad Token

Web Browser Brave to Launch ICO for Ethereum Ad Token

Paying attention to online ads can be tiresome, as the growth in ad-blocking software will attest. To tackle the issue, the web browser Brave today revealed a new way to… Read more »

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Storj to Migrate Decentralized Storage Service to Ethereum Blockchain

Storj to Migrate Decentralized Storage Service to Ethereum Blockchain

Atlanta-based Storj Labs has announced that it intends to move its decentralized storage service to the ethereum blockchain. Long based on the Counterparty protocol, a top-level software that runs on… Read more »

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