Sagewise pitches a service to verify claims and arbitrate disputes over blockchain transactions

August 16, 2018

“Smart contracts are coded by developers and audited by protection auditing firms, but a better quality of smart contract coding and auditing varies drastically among service providers, ” said Wan, the chief executive of Sagewise, in a statement. “Inevitably, this variance grows the basis for smart contract quarrels, which is where Sagewise paces in to provide the infrastructure that allows the blockchain and smart contract industry to achieve transactional confidence…

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The future of Ethereum looks bright

July 24, 2018

In what amounted to one of “the worlds largest” far-reaching and fascinating speeches at TC Sessions in Zug, Ethereum masterminds Vitalik Buterin, Justin Drake, and Karl Floersch expressed openly- and often candidly- about a bright future for Ethereum scaling and, more interestingly, their mode to build squads that work. ” There’s definitely changes that we could have stirred into the protocol ,” replied Buterin when asked whether or not he…

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Crypto Collapse Spreads WithHundreds of Coins Plungingin Value

July 2, 2018

The meltdown in Bitcoin is weighing on more than the most difficult cryptocurrency. Over 80 percent of 1,586 digital coins Finder.com racetracks in a weekly survey declined in price in the past seven days. The tokens fell 19 percent on average, Finder.com found in the week ended June 25. Trading volume lowered as well, refusing by 6 percentage from the previous week, Finder.com mentioned. Bitcoin, Tether, Ether, EOS and Bitcoin…

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Bitcoin Is One of the Few Things Surging in a Sea of Losses

May 22, 2018

financial markets, Bitcoin is still flashing green. The biggest cryptocurrency climbed as much as 5.4 percent Tuesday to $9,412, the highest since March 7. Bitcoin has gained 20 percentage in the past week and 37 percent in April, on track for its better month because it record-breaking December. Bitcoin is rebounding from its worse are beginning to a year ever, as it slumped more than 50 percent during the first…

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Founder of cryptocurrency debit card faces new fraud charges for $32 million ICO scheme

May 17, 2018

The U.S. government is following through on its promise to crack down on initial coin give swindles. On Friday, the SEC announced charges against Raymond Trapani, the third largest co-founder of Centra Tech Inc ., which raised $32 million for a cryptocurrency debit card last year through a flashy ICO endorsed by DJ Khaled and boxer Floyd Mayweather. The company’s other two co-founders, Sam Sharma and Robert Farkas, were accused…

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Proxeus wants to be the WordPress of blockchain

May 17, 2018

Can blockchain technology fix the soul sucking boredom and cost of back-and-forth bureaucracy? The Swiss team behind a blockchain-based platform, called Proxeus, believes it can — and that this is gonna be only the gratuity of what decentralization brings down the tube, once constituents such as crypto identities become an accepted( and legal) standard. Blockchain’s big picture vision is embedded crypto identities opening up all sorts of further opportunity —…

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YouTube and Facebook Are Losing Creators to Blockchain-Powered Rivals

May 10, 2018

YouTube followers, but they can’t see most of his new videos there. To get 46 of the 71 weightlifting and competitive-eating videos he’s posted in the past two months, devotees have to use DTube. It looks a lot like YouTube, but video builders rely on gifts from observers instead of ad revenue, and the site’s moderators rarely try to censor potentially offensive substance. Czerwinski, who induced the switch 2 months…

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Matthew Mellon, the Storied Crypto Billionaire, Dies in Rehab at 54

May 2, 2018

Matthew Mellon, the dashing heir to one of the worlds great banking fortunes, has become the latest victim of the opioid crisis sweeping America. The blue-blooded ex of Jimmy Choo founder addiction to OxyContin. Mellon was open about his addiction; in 2016, he admitted he was spending $100,000 a month and taking about 80 pills a day when he checked himself into the luxury Passages addiction-treatment center in Malibu. At…

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Meet the quantum blockchain that works like a time machine

April 29, 2018

A new — and theoretical — structure for blockchain-based data warehousing could ensure that hackers will not be able to cranny cryptocurrencies once the quantum era starts. The idea, proposed by researchers at the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand, would secure cryptocurrency futures for decades applying a blockchain engineering that is like a hour machine. You can check out their findings here. To understand what’s going on here…

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Ethereum falls after rumors of a powerful mining chip surface

April 21, 2018

Rumors of a brand-new ASIC mining rig from Bitmain have driven Ethereum costs well below their one-week high-pitched of $585. An ASIC- or Application-specific integrated circuit- in the cryptocurrency world-wide is a microchip that designers establish for the specific purpose of mining a common currency. Early Bitcoin ASICs, for example, drove approval up and then, in some eyes, centralized Bitcoin mining in a few hands, thereby thwarting the decentralized ethos…

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How a Billionaire Crypto King Built the No. 1 Exchange in Just 8 Months

April 10, 2018

Zhao Changpeng transformed Binance into the largest crypto exchange Global regulators are now cracking down on the industry value. He has vaulted from oblivion to the cover of Forbes magazine, steered Binance to a $200 million profit in its second quarter of existence, and amassed a personal rich that he claims is worth as much as$ 2 billion. But after a meteoric rise that dared fiscal orthodoxy( Binance doesn’t have…

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World’s Biggest Cryptocurrency Exchange Is Heading to Malta

April 1, 2018

Binance to announce banking partnership in Malta: Zhao Move to Europe comes after crackdowns in Japan, China cracking down on cryptocurrency exchanges since last year, inducing it difficult for venues like Binance to find a permanent base. The corporation had an office in Japan and was trying to get a license to operate there, but decided to remove its staff to avoid a clash with neighbourhood regulators, Zhao supposed. Japan’s…

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Snowdens Bitcoin Fan Gets His WishTo Be Arrested

March 29, 2018

An Oregon man who once asked the government to arrest him for imparting Bitcoin to anarchist, and Bitcoin enthusiast who depicted national attention in April 2015 with his objection of then-president Barack Obama’s directive as forbidding any financial support to Snowden, who was then participating his third year of exile in Russia. Ives’ complained by sending the whistleblower 33 pennies worth of Bitcoin and calling out it out on Twitter…

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Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Inventor Accused of Swindling $5 Billion of Cryptocurrency

March 21, 2018

Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed inventor of bitcoin, accuses of swindling more than$ five billion worth of the cryptocurrency and other resources from the property of a computer-security expert. Wright, who claimed in 2016 that he established the computer-based currency for the purposes of the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, allegedly schemed to use phony contracts and signatures to lay claim to bitcoins mined by peer Dave Kleiman, another cryptocurrency adherent, who died…

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Bitcoin’s Plunge in Volume Stirs Questions About Its Usage

March 12, 2018

Earlier this year, when Bitcoin’s price fell by more than 60 percent from its evidence open, a less-noticed Bitcoin figure also immersed: the number of daily transactions. There are many explanations for the fall-off in trading, from software- to news-related. What’s less understood is why the level hasn’t recovered as Bitcoin’s price made a 50 percentage comeback since Feb. 5. That’s left some investors wondering whether the cryptocurrency is diminishing…

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Bitcoin Dives After SEC Says Crypto Platforms Must Be Registered

March 10, 2018

Bitcoin slumped back below $10,000 after the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission reiterated that many online trading platforms for digital assets should register with the agency as exchanges. The largest cryptocurrency dropped as much as 13 percentage to $9,416 after the SEC statement boosted concerned about the fact that stiffening regulation may limit trading. Bitcoin is down about 50 percent from its high-pitched of almost $20,000 in December in part…

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The cryptocurrency market will recover, experts say. Here’s how.

March 6, 2018

Image: traviswolfe/ gettyimages Every product here is independently selected by Mashable writers. If you buy something featured, we are able to pay an affiliate commission which helps support our work. In the past month or so, carries have ruled the cryptocurrency sell. You may not think that’s a long time, but made how fast the cryptocoin market moves, this is not some temporary flashing crash. It’s a hefty correction that…

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Telegram plans multi-billion dollar ICO for chat cryptocurrency

January 28, 2018

Encrypted messaging startup Telegram plans to launch its own blockchain platform and native cryptocurrency, powering pays on its chat app and beyond. According to multiple sources which have spoken to TechCrunch, the “Telegram Open Network”( TON) will be a brand-new,’ third generation’ blockchain with superior abilities, after Bitcoin and, later, Ethereum paved the way. The launch will be funded with an enormous Initial Coin Offering, with forthcoming private pre-sales ranging…

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Bitcoin conference dragged for pulling bitcoin transactions for tickets

January 14, 2018

Bitcoin is getting dragged for not working well as a currency at its own conference.Image: ALEX HOFFORD/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock The irony of a conference dedicated to all things cryptocurrency that’s unable to accept bitcoin payments for conference tickets is glaring. On the North American Bitcoin Conference ticketing page — where last minute tickets are $1,000 USD for the Jan. 18-19 event in Miami — an explanation for the “no cryptocurrency” policy cites…

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Where Did WikiLeaks $25 Million Bitcoin Fortune Go?

January 4, 2018

Everyone from early investors to cybercriminals has benefited from the huge spike in the value of bitcoin in the past few weeks. It’s a boon for one other outfit that can probably be racked up tens of millions of dollars‘ worth of the cryptocurrency: WikiLeaks. The transparency organization may be sitting on a stockpile of bitcoin evaluated at around $25 million, and has likely exchanged several other major cryptocurrency caches…

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