Conglomerates’ Deep Pockets Continue Blockchain Growth in South Korea Despite Crypto Ban

Unlike in other countries where startups are at the heart of blockchain development the South Korean blockchain landscape has “chaebols” large family-owned business conglomerates in Korea at its heart. Just about every month reports and announcements of large South Korean compani

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Conglomerates’ Deep Pockets Continue Blockchain Growth in South Korea Despite Crypto Ban

Unlike in other countries where startups are at the heart of blockchain development the South Korean blockchain landscape has “chaebols” large family-owned business conglomerates in Korea at its heart. Just about every month reports and announcements of large South Korean compani

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‘Most Ambitious’ Blockchain Startup Since Ethereum Raises $15 Million

By CCN Markets: A blockchain project called Helium has raised $15 million in a round led by enthusiastic technology investors like Multicoin Capital and Google (via venture fund GV). Multicoin wrote a passionate blog post praising the project as one of the most ambitious crypto v

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Amazons $16 best-selling wallet is the perfect Fathers Day gift

If your dad is anything like mine his wallet is likely a decades-old leather accordion style overflowing with credit cards loyalty memberships and receipts. This Father’s Day why not help him step up his game with a sleek and modern carbon fibre wallet that even James Bond would

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‘Most Ambitious’ Blockchain Startup Since Ethereum Raises $15 Million

A blockchain startup named Helium raised $15 million from Google and others and one VC says its the By CCN Markets: A blockchain project called Helium has raised $15 million in a round led by enthusiastic technology investors like Multicoin Capital and Google (via venture fund GV

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Enigmas Ethereum-Based Private Smart Contract Testnet Goes Live

The testnet of private smart contract network Enigma has been launched the developers announced in a Medium post published on June 11. Per the announcement the test network dubbed Discovery allows developers to start developing their decentralized applications (DApps). Furthermor

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Using Azure Blockchain Development Kit for Ethereum

In this first of a multi-part episode we show how to use the VS Code extension – Azure Blockchain Development Kit for Ethereum to scaffold out a basic Solidity project compile it and deploy that contract to a private Azure Blockchain Service and to a public testnet using Infura.

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Retail Giant Target Is Quietly Working on a Blockchain for Supply Chains

Retail giant Target has been quietly working on a blockchain-powered solution for supply chain management. According to the company’s own corporate blog it recently open sourced the project as a blockchain solution for suppliers certification dubbed ConsenSource. It’s also pledge

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Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas

Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as a city like Las Vegas. The Technical University of Munich said Thursday that researcher Christian Stoll and colleagues first calculated the power consumption o

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FINRA Fines Ex-Merrill Lynch Investment Adviser Over Crypto Mining Sideline

U.S. self-regulatory organization the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has fined and suspended an investment adviser over undeclared cryptocurrency mining activities. According to a letter of acceptance waiver and consent published by FINRA on June 10 Kyung Soo Kim

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Statistics Show Bitcoin Cash Is a Strong Contender After Crypto Winter

Over the last few weeks bitcoin cash (BCH) and the network itself have been shining brightly after a year of bearish sentiment and the blockchain split last November. Most notably this month BCH has shown a significant increase in daily transactions the price has doubled and toda

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The Original Bitcoin Was This Giant Stone Money on a Tiny Pacific Island

Bitcoin and the blockchain may seem like puzzling new technological concepts but the central tenet of this cutting-edge cryptocurrency goes back way longer than you might believe. Strange as it may seem bitcoin has a kind of bizarro historical analogue in an ancient currency syst

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100 Bitcoin Users Perform What Might Be Largest CoinJoin Transaction Ever

The community behind the privacy-centric bitcoin app Wasabi Wallet recently brought together 100 people to collectively execute a “CoinJoin” transaction on bitcoin in what might be the biggest event of its kind. Some context: bitcoin itself is far from private as users can via th

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Mixing Service Bitcoin Blender Quits After Bestmixer Takedown

On May 27 cryptocurrency supporters learned that the anonymous BTC mixer Bitcoin Blender would be shutting down. The news follows the recent closure of Bestmixer.io after it was seized by global law enforcement. Also read: Plea Bargain Means Silk Road 2 Admin Will Likely See No P

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Exec Who Launched PwC Switzerland’s Blockchain Division to Become CFO at Tezos

The man who launched a blockchain and cryptocurrency assurance division for PwC in Switzerland is joining Tezos as chief financial officer the foundation confirmed in a news release on June 11. Roman Schnider is leaving the Big Four firm after 15 years and Tezos says he is alread

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Crypto Techno and Binance Security in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.com

Crypto meets techno with BCH-inspired music and discussion of the aftermath of the Binance security breach. In addition to learning about the latest developments the winners of the latest giveaway will be revealed in this week’s video update on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel. Also

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$500K of BCH Shuffled in Record-Breaking Cashshuffle Transaction

On May 1 Cashshuffle participants shattered records by shuffling 1774 BCH ($478K) following a $284K shuffle two days prior. In addition to the big shuffles BCH supporters have started ‘Shuffle Saturday’ so people can gather and mix large quantities of bitcoin cash. Also read: For

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Bitcoin et cryptomonnaies : où en sommes-nous ?

Un billet de Ludovic Lars du blog ViresInNumeris et h16 Cela fait un petit moment que se fait sentir le besoin d’un point sur l’état de l’art en matière de cryptomonnaies et ce d’autant plus que semble terminée la longue léthargie des cours qui avait suivi leur dégringolade depui

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