Month: November 2017

Malaysia Financial Regulator Unveils Blockchain Pilot Project

The Securities Commission (SC) Malaysia is exploring the use of distributed ledger technology for the over-the-counter (OTC) market. The pilot project, run through SC’s Alliance for Fintech (aFINity) program, aims to examine how blockchain could facilitate unlisted market activity and improve transparency. “Traditionally, the unlisted and OTC market space have been opaque due to the …

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With Ethereum and Bitcoin Reaching All-Time Highs, Hacking Attacks Will Increase

The market valuation of bitcoin and Ethereum have reached new all-time highs, and investors including billionaire hedge fund legend Mike Novogratz believe the two cryptocurrencies could at least triple in value by the end of 2018. Amidst strong rallies and price surges, hackers often tend to target centralized exchanges and trading platforms to search for …

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Ethereum-Based Professional Social Network Indorse Launches MVP

Indorse, an Ethereum-based professional social network, has launched its minimum viable product (MVP), opening up the beta profile creation platform. As part of the MVP launch, registered users are now able to create a professional profile, import their existing LinkedIn profile onto the platform, and view a skills visualizer to track specialties and accomplishments. Indorse …

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Here’s What Keeps Bitcoin Developers Up at Night as the Price Hits $10,000

The recent Baltic Honeybadger 2017 conference in Riga, Latvia featured an all star panel of Bitcoin developers and security experts on the second day of the event. During this panel, the participants were asked to explain what kinds of possible issues with Bitcoin keep them up at night. In their responses, the panel of Ciphrex …

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South Korean Minister’s “Bitcoin is Corrupting Kids” Logic is Flawed

South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon has recently called for the imposition of strict and rigid regulatory frameworks for cryptocurrency businesses, given the exponential growth of the global bitcoin market. Lee emphasized that currently, cryptocurrency exchanges and investors have complete freedom, as the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange market is not regulated and does not have …

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20+ Firms Join IOTA Foundation DLT-Powered Data Marketplace Initiative

More than 20 organizations have joined the IOTA Foundation’s data marketplace, a new open innovation initiative seeking to create a platform where firms can buy and sell data from sensors and IoT-connected devices. Participants include Deustche Telekom, EWE, Microsoft, Bosch, Tine, PwC, Accenture, Fujitsu, Schneider Electric, Orange and DNV GL. All have deployed sensors that …

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The Abyss platform aims to change marketing rules in the gaming industry

The Abyss is launching its Token Sale. The project team is creating a revolutionary digital distribution gaming platform, where competition is mutually beneficial for users. Game developers will be able to promote their projects with maximum efficiency and earn money not only from in-game payments but also from referrals and other activities. Players will also …

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Why The Price Of Ethereum Has Risen by 5,700% During 2017

The price of the Ethereum network’s native token, Ether has risen by over 5,700 percent in 2017. The market valuation of Ethereum recorded a 64-fold increase from $700 million to $45 billion, officially becoming the best performing cryptocurrency in the market year-to-date. Billionaire hedge fund investor and former Fortress executive Mike Novogratz expressed his optimism …

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How Gaze Coin Plans To Create A Decentralized Attention-Based Vr/Ar Economy

Los Angeles, — Gaze Coin announced, they are coming up with a new age revolution in AR/VR to solve the monetization challenges of virtual worlds, bridging the gap between the promise of VR/AR and the ability for brands and content owners to capitalize on it. Gaze Coin is a breakthrough monetization, ad-tech, and DRM solution for …

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Russian Minister: Russia Will ‘Never’ Consider Bitcoin as a Legal Entity

Russia’s minister of communications and mass media has said that Russia will never legalise bitcoin in the country. Reported by Russian News Agency TASS, Nikolai Nikiforov said: “Bitcoin is a foreign project for using blockchain technology, the Russian law will never consider bitcoin as a legal entity in the jurisdiction of the Russian Federation.” He …

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Standpoint’s Ronnie Moas Raises Bitcoin Price Prediction to $14,000 for 2018

With bitcoin’s value continuing its upward trajectory, the founder of Standpoint Research has revised his 2018 bitcoin price prediction from $11,000 to $14,000. In a note to clients on Monday, Ronnie Moas, wrote: “There have been many positive developments during the last five months and a few of the obstacles that were in bitcoin’s way …

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Play2Live Launches a Technological Demo

Play2Live, a blockchain-based streaming platform for gamers and eSports fans, has announced the highly anticipated release of the platform’s technological demo. A trailblazer in merging revolutionary blockchain technology and streaming services, Play2Live will become the ultimate end-to-end solution for streamers, gamers and eSports fans. There are many ongoing talks around blockchain-based streaming services and Play2Live …

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