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Exclusive: Company Behind Bitcoin 'Creator' Sold to Private Investors

Exclusive: Company Behind Bitcoin 'Creator' Sold to Private Investors

SINGAPORE/SYDNEY — A company built around the research of Craig Wright, who has claimed to have invented the bitcoin cryptocurrency, has been sold to a private equity firm in a… Read more »

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Is Network Congestion Causing Issues for Bitcoin in Africa? Bitwala CEO Says No

Is Network Congestion Causing Issues for Bitcoin in Africa? Bitwala CEO Says No

The Bitcoin network has seen a sharp increase in U.S. dollar denominated transaction fees and the average amount of time it takes for a transaction to receive its first confirmation… Read more »

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‘Rectification Plan’ for Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Leaked

‘Rectification Plan’ for Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Leaked

On Monday, Chinese publication 8Btc posted a translation of a document that contained supposedly leaked “rectification guidelines” for bitcoin exchanges. “It’s the first time the document that’s given rise to… Read more »

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Number of Bitcoin Unlimited Nodes Decreases By Nearly 80%

Number of Bitcoin Unlimited Nodes Decreases By Nearly 80%

The world of bitcoin is always full of surprises, and this day will not be different. The number of Bitcoin Unlimited nodes on the network took a serious nosedive, albeit… Read more »

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Examining the Bitcoin Address Graph

Examining the Bitcoin Address Graph

Bitcoin is by far the most popular unregulated, decentralized cryptocurrency. Since the genesis block was mined, the number of bitcoin users has been rising at a rather exponential rate. While… Read more »

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Swift Selects Hyperledger Tech For Cross-Border Blockchain Test

Swift Selects Hyperledger Tech For Cross-Border Blockchain Test

Swift has officially selected Hyperledger’s Fabric codebase for use in its most prominent blockchain project. Designed to simplify the nostro-vostro accounts banks held to facilitate international transactions, the trial includes participation from BNP… Read more »

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ICO Insanity? $300 Million Gnosis Valuation Sparks Market Reaction

ICO Insanity? $300 Million Gnosis Valuation Sparks Market Reaction

The latest in a long line of initial coin offerings, a sale held today for tokens that will power the ethereum prediction market Gnosis is emerging as a novel entry –… Read more »

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New Bitcoin Core Software Makes SegWit Optional for Miners

New Bitcoin Core Software Makes SegWit Optional for Miners

A new software update has been published by the Bitcoin Core open-source development community. Released on Saturday, version 0.14.1 largely builds on the group’s March 0.14.0 release, incorporating a series of… Read more »

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Blockchain Could Expand Central Bank Access, Says Bank of Japan

Blockchain Could Expand Central Bank Access, Says Bank of Japan

Central banks could allow access to accounts around the clock if they used blockchains or cryptocurrencies, a senior Bank of Japan official speculated last week. Speaking during a finance forum… Read more »

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Bank of Korea: Costs Could Limit Cryptocurrency Use

Bank of Korea: Costs Could Limit Cryptocurrency Use

South Korea’s central bank has published a new working paper on cryptocurrencies. Drafted by researchers from the Bank of Korea and Seoul’s Hongik University, the paper seeks to identify factors that could… Read more »

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