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Telecoms Giant AT&T Seeks Patent for Blockchain-Enabled Social Media ‘Mapping’ System

December 15, 2018 0 0

American telecoms giant AT&T is seeking a patent for a blockchain-based social media history “map.” The patent application was published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Dec. 13. AT&T’s patent application describes a blockchain-powered system that may include a transaction history controller to store subscribers’ data, which may be used for various purposes. […]

Bitcoin Cash Tanks 13 Percent as Major Cryptocurrencies All Fall Hard

December 15, 2018 0 0

Friday, Dec. 14 — Bitcoin Cash (BCH) led fresh losses across cryptocurrency markets as investors in the top 20 twenty assets by market cap shouldered new lows. Market visualization Market visualization from Coin360 Data from Cointelegraph’s own price index, Coin360. and CoinMarketCap painted a gloomy picture at press time on Friday, with Bitcoin (BTC) dropping […]

Ethereum-Based Chat Platform Lays Off 25% of Staff Due to Crypto Market Decline

December 15, 2018 0 0

Ethereum (ETH)-based chat platform Status is laying off 25 percent of its staff due to the recent cryptocurrency market decline, according to a post published Dec. 11. Founded in 2017 in Switzerland, Status is an open source Ethereum-based mobile app that enables its users to chat, transact, and access decentralized applications (DApps). In the announcement, […]

Just Two ASIC Bitcoin Mining Rigs Remain Profitable in Current Markets

December 14, 2018 0 0

Amid the cryptocurrency market crash, even the newest crypto mining machines are struggling to seal profits for their operators, according to real-time data published by mining profitability data site ASICMinerValue.com (AMV) today, Dec. 11. AMV is a site that calculates real-time profitability rates for “ASIC” miners, hardware that uses Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) chips, tailored to efficiently mine cryptocurrency based […]

Market Mayhem: Bitcoin Sinks Below $3.4K, Ethereum Plummets to Double Digits

December 14, 2018 0 0

Friday, Dec. 7 — Crypto markets have today again taken a major downturn, with virtually all of the major coins by market cap seeing double digit losses. Some coins are down by over 20 percent, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization by Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) has taken a steep hit of over 11 percent on its 24-hour […]

Major Crypto Exchange Coinbase ‘Explores’ Listing XRP, Cardano, EOS, Others

December 14, 2018 0 0

Major United States-based crypto exchange Coinbase is “exploring” the possibility of providing trading support for over 30 cryptocurrencies. Potential new additions include Ripple (XRP), EOS and Cardano (ADA), according to a press release published Friday, Dec. 7. The company has revealed a list of 31 cryptocurrencies, including the aforementioned three, as well as NEO, Tezos (XTZ), and others. Coinbase states that it “will be working […]

Stablecoin Basis to Close, Return Funds to Investors: Sources

December 13, 2018 0 0

Major United States-based stablecoin project Basis will shut down operations and return most of its funds to investors, crypto news outlet The Block reports today, Dec. 12. Citing “multiple people with direct knowledge of the situation,” the reports states that the algorithmic stablecoin project is set to return the majority of the $133 million in […]

Hyperledger Onboards 12 New Members Including Alibaba Cloud, Deutsche Telekom and Citi

December 13, 2018 0 0

Hyperledger has onboarded 12 new members, including such major firms as Alibaba Cloud, Citi, and Deutsche Telekom, according to an announcement published on Dec. 11. Launched in 2016, Hyperledger is an open source project created by the Linux Foundation and created to support the development of blockchain-based distributed ledgers. The new members were announced at […]

Report: Court Ruling to Return Mistakenly Sent Cryptocurrency Could Set Precedent

December 13, 2018 0 0

A Dec. 12 Business Law Blog post from the University of Oxford Faculty of Law notes possible repercussions for lost and stolen crypto claims following a case in a Canadian trial court earlier this year. In the post, SAFE Frankfurt researcher Grygoriy Pustovit notes the case of Copytrack Pte Ltd v Wall. The superior trial […]

Binance Tackles Cryptocurrency ‘Misinformation’

December 12, 2018 0 0

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has launched a collection of educational content comprising almost 500 articles in order to fight “incorrect” and “misleading” information, a press release confirmed Dec. 12. Binance, which regularly tops the list of the world’s largest exchanges by volume traded, will initially support 15 languages via the project. The launch and development is […]


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