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Lightning Bank Ledgers? Bitfury and Ripple Demo New Twist on Bitcoin Tech

24 min 7 sec ago

Bitcoin’s much-anticipated Lightning Network is now compatible with seven different payment networks. Today, blockchain services firm Bitfury and payments network provider Ripple are releasing new code that makes it possible to conduct Lightning-style transactions across a range of both blockchain and legacy payment networks. While still in its early stages of deployment, it’s believed the Lightning Network could […]

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Sony and IBM Join Forces to Put Student Achievement on the Blockchain

27 min 44 sec ago

On August 9, IBM announced the firm’s cooperation with Sony Global Education — a subsidiary of Sony, providing global educational services — with the objective to develop a learning platform for students implementing blockchain technology. According to IBM, the blockchain-based educational platform would allow school administrators to manage and consolidate the educational data of students […]

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LiteCoin (LTC/USD) Analysis August 16, 2017 – iNVEZZ

27 min 47 sec ago

Litecoin continues to look volatile, as the session on Tuesday was very negative for most of the crypto currencies. This was especially true for those who are trading against the US dollar, as it enjoyed a significant amount of strength during the day. Because of this, there is a bit of an effect in the […]

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Xerox Patent Applications Reveal Plan for Blockchain Records System

27 min 50 sec ago

Technology giant Xerox wants to patent a way to securely revise electronic documents using blockchain, public records show. The company – perhaps best known for its eponymous copying machines – filed a pair of applications in February 2016, according to new records released by the US Patent and Trademark Office. The concept laid out in the […]

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Ripple Technical Analysis for 08/18/2017 – How Low Can It Go?

28 min ago

Ripple is still trending lower and appears to have completed a correction to its descending trend line on the 1-hour chart. Price is bouncing off the resistance already as this lines up with a short-term area of interest. Sustained bearish momentum could take it down to the swing low at 0.1480 or until the next […]

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Ripple Technical Analysis for 08/18/2017 – How Low Can It Go?

28 min 5 sec ago

Ripple is still trending lower and appears to have completed a correction to its descending trend line on the 1-hour chart. Price is bouncing off the resistance already as this lines up with a short-term area of interest. Sustained bearish momentum could take it down to the swing low at 0.1480 or until the next […]

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Man Sentenced To 15 Years over Death Linked To Darknet Fentanyl

28 min 15 sec ago

  A 26-year-old man was sentenced to 15 years in prison by the US District Court for selling fentanyl through the Darknet which resulted in an overdose death. Zachary David Chyle pleaded guilty to a count of conspiracy to possess drugs with the intention to distribute them. He also pleaded guilty to another count of […]

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Man Sentenced To 15 Years over Death Linked To Darknet Fentanyl

28 min 18 sec ago

  A 26-year-old man was sentenced to 15 years in prison by the US District Court for selling fentanyl through the Darknet which resulted in an overdose death. Zachary David Chyle pleaded guilty to a count of conspiracy to possess drugs with the intention to distribute them. He also pleaded guilty to another count of […]

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Egypt’s First Exchange Bodes Well for Bitcoin Adoption

28 min 34 sec ago

Egypt will see its first bitcoin exchange, Bitcoin Egypt, launch at the end of August. Citizens gain direct access to the cryptocurrency for the first time. International bitcoin exchanges have refused to deal with Egyptian Pound, acting as a barrier to adoption. Acquiring bitcoin can be done via LocalBitcoins or with money exchangers who work […]

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Egypt’s First Exchange Bodes Well for Bitcoin Adoption

28 min 40 sec ago

Egypt will see its first bitcoin exchange, Bitcoin Egypt, launch at the end of August. Citizens gain direct access to the cryptocurrency for the first time. International bitcoin exchanges have refused to deal with Egyptian Pound, acting as a barrier to adoption. Acquiring bitcoin can be done via LocalBitcoins or with money exchangers who work […]

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PR: CarTaxi – The “Uber” of Car Towing – an Ethereum Based Platform, Becoming the 1-St Worldwide Towing Aggregator

28 min 58 sec ago

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. While the world is idling by, blockchain is coming to the […]

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PR: CarTaxi – The “Uber” of Car Towing – an Ethereum Based Platform, Becoming the 1-St Worldwide Towing Aggregator

29 min 3 sec ago

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. While the world is idling by, blockchain is coming to the […]

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Blockchain-Powered Green Energy Startup WePower Announces Platform Launch and Fundraiser

29 min 9 sec ago

Cynthia Turcotte · August 17, 2017 · 7:00 pm <!– Excerpt Gibraltar-based green energy exchange platform WePower is now accepting fundraising registrations as the company gears End Excerpt –> Read more ... source: Bitcoinist Advertise on the Bitcoin News Do you like The Bitcoin News ? Thank you for Support us ! BTC: 1FVCSiK2ErerjH1kBP4VLS5LqR3YzmVeXf ETH: […]

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Blockchain-Powered Green Energy Startup WePower Announces Platform Launch and Fundraiser

29 min 15 sec ago

Cynthia Turcotte · August 17, 2017 · 7:00 pm <!– Excerpt Gibraltar-based green energy exchange platform WePower is now accepting fundraising registrations as the company gears End Excerpt –> Read more ... source: Bitcoinist Advertise on the Bitcoin News Do you like The Bitcoin News ? Thank you for Support us ! BTC: 1FVCSiK2ErerjH1kBP4VLS5LqR3YzmVeXf ETH: […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Long and Short Squeezes Shape a Weakening All-Time High

2 hours 27 min ago

This morning, BTC-USD pushed a new all-time high on several exchanges. However, this time, the momentum to continue higher seems to be waning. Shortly after establishing the new all-time high, there was a $150 flash crash that sprang a series of account liquidations across several exchanges in a move that would ultimately “long squeeze” the […]

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Bitcoin Bear Peter Schiff Doubles Down: Even at $4,000 It’s Still a ‘Bubble’

2 hours 27 min ago

The price of bitcoin continues to surge, defying critics to set a new all-time high of $4,500 today. But even though bitcoin’s price has soared in recent weeks, there will always be bears who see the market through a profoundly darker lens. One of the best-known among the bears, investor Peter Schiff, is now making […]

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A Full Service Bitcoin Banking Platform? Welcome to CryptoPay ICO

2 hours 27 min ago

Bitcoin has literally exploded into the mainstream awareness after a meteoric rise this spring and summer. However, many investors and crypto newcomers are still nervous about how cryptocurrencies work. At the same time, many new companies are coming into the marketplace and seeking crowd funding through ICOs (initial coin offerings). And yet, many of these […]

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Breadwallet Moves to Switzerland, Acquires $7 Million in Investment Funding

2 hours 28 min ago

Breadwallet recently announced they would be moving their headquarters to Switzerland. This relocation comes alongside news that the company just closed a $7 million venture funding round. The firm decided to change locations for the purposes of growing the business and adding new features to their native wallet application.  Also read: Search Volumes for Bitcoin and […]

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PR: CarTaxi – The "Uber" of Car Towing – an Ethereum Based …

2 hours 28 min ago

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. While the world is idling by, blockchain is coming to the […]

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