Proof-of-Work, Explained

By | January 17, 2018

Proof-of-Work, Explained What is Proof-of-Work? Proof-of-Work, or PoW, is the original consensus algorithm in a Blockchain network. In Blockchain, this algorithm is used to confirm transactions and produce new blocks to the chain. With PoW, miners compete against each other to complete transactions on the network and get rewarded. In a network users send each other digital tokens.… Read More »

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New US Bill Seeks To Fight Terrorist Use of Cryptocurrencies

By | January 17, 2018

New US Bill Seeks To Fight Terrorist Use of Cryptocurrencies A newly proposed Jan. 10 US bill aims to fight terrorism by offering rewards for information that results in convictions of cryptocurrency-supported terrorism. The bill, introduced to Congress by Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) of the House Financial Services Committee, proposes an Independent Financial Technology Task Force to dole… Read More »

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The First Blockchain ETFs Have Launched on the Nasdaq Exchange

By | January 17, 2018

The First Blockchain ETFs Have Launched on the Nasdaq Exchange Reality Shares Advisors and Amplify Trust ETF launched the first blockchain-based exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on Nasdaq today. Both funds went live on Nasdaq’s exchange at 9:30 a.m. EST. Reality Shares’ Nasdaq NextGen Economy ETF (BLCN) opened at $24.20, while Amplify’s Transformational Data Sharing ETF (BLOK) started closer to… Read More »

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Bitcoin Declined by 30% Five Times in 2017, Recent Correction is Tolerable

By | January 17, 2018

Bitcoin Declined by 30% Five Times in 2017, Recent Correction is Tolerable As CNBC Africa’s CryptoTrader host and producer Ran Neuner noted, bitcoin declined by 30 percent on five different occasions in 2017. This month’s 20 percent correction in bitcoin is tolerable, given the major corrections it had experienced in the past 12 months. Major Correction Other major cryptocurrencies… Read More »

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Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Appoints First Executive Director

By | January 17, 2018

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Appoints First Executive Director The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) has appointed Ron Resnick, the former president and chairman of the Airfuel Alliance, as the first executive director, according to a Jan. 17 press release. Resnick also served as the President and Chairman of the WiMAX Forum, working with Intel’s Broadband Wireless Business on the launch… Read More »

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Japan’s Largest Bank to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange

By | January 17, 2018

Japan’s Largest Bank to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange As bitcoin trading becomes the new mainstream in Japan, leading financial firms are stepping in to offer services to preserve their market share. MUFG, the largest bank in the country, is now planning to launch its own exchange, a pegged cryptocurrency and bitcoin segregated accounts for clients of other exchanges. MUFG… Read More »

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Japan’s Largest Bank to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange

By | January 17, 2018

Japan’s Largest Bank to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange As bitcoin trading becomes the new mainstream in Japan, leading financial firms are stepping in to offer services to preserve their market share. MUFG, the largest bank in the country, is now planning to launch its own exchange, a pegged cryptocurrency and bitcoin segregated accounts for clients of other exchanges. MUFG… Read More »

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Japan’s Largest Bank to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange

By | January 17, 2018

Japan’s Largest Bank to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange As bitcoin trading becomes the new mainstream in Japan, leading financial firms are stepping in to offer services to preserve their market share. MUFG, the largest bank in the country, is now planning to launch its own exchange, a pegged cryptocurrency and bitcoin segregated accounts for clients of other exchanges. MUFG… Read More »

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Japan’s Largest Bank to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange

By | January 17, 2018

Japan’s Largest Bank to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange As bitcoin trading becomes the new mainstream in Japan, leading financial firms are stepping in to offer services to preserve their market share. MUFG, the largest bank in the country, is now planning to launch its own exchange, a pegged cryptocurrency and bitcoin segregated accounts for clients of other exchanges. MUFG… Read More »

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Japan’s Largest Bank to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange

By | January 17, 2018

Japan’s Largest Bank to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange As bitcoin trading becomes the new mainstream in Japan, leading financial firms are stepping in to offer services to preserve their market share. MUFG, the largest bank in the country, is now planning to launch its own exchange, a pegged cryptocurrency and bitcoin segregated accounts for clients of other exchanges. MUFG… Read More »

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