Luxury watches are becoming extremely popular around the world. This popularity does not only depend on the quality, craftsmanship, and reliability of the watches but also acts as a reaffirmation of the owner’s status in the society portraying the person’s preferred style and taste. The accessories are also a statement...
Key Points Bitcoin cash price fell to a new low below the $620 level recently against the US Dollar. There is a new connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance at $640 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair remains supported on the downside near...
Generally we know that blockchain technology underpins cryptocurrencies, and there are many organizations using the technology for a myriad of other applications: executing contracts, modernizing land registries, even providing new systems for identity management. But there’s a small problem on the horizon. According to a post today from Washington, DC-based think tank Coin Center,...
Anthony Lewis, research director at global banking consortium and enterprise software firm R3, predicted that a central bank issued digital currency (CBDC) will be implemented in 2018 in a panel discussion at Deconomy in South Korea April 4. “For wholesale use (of CBDC), I think we are looking at this...
A bill allowing corporations to hold and share data on a distributed ledger was officially signed into Arizona state law by Governor Doug Ducey, according to a legislation tracker April 3.   The Arizona House of Representatives passed HB 2603 with 56 in favor, 3 against, and 1 abstention. The Arizona...
The cryptocurrency Verge — which prides itself on “security/anonymity/privacy” — was hacked yesterday. In a short period of time, the attacker made off with around 250,000 coins. The hack was discovered by “ocminer,” a poster on Bitcointalk forums, yesterday afternoon. According to ocminer, the attacker took advantage of “several bugs” in Verge’s...
A group of Cambridge researchers have come up with a decidedly flawed way of “tracking” Bitcoin that has been involved in crimes – even when a “mixing” service has been used. Their solution relies on a precedent borrowed from nineteenth century English law. However, rather than actually track specific...
A new Blockchain platform wants to empower professionals by giving them full control of their data by cutting out the middlemen who make money out of their personal details. Profede says its protocol is designed to make it easier and more cost effective for companies to contact individuals with job...