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Paxos' permission

Paxos got a green light to settle assets on a blockchain

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Paxos Trust Co., a blockchain firm that works with economic organisations, received permission to settle stock trades in real-time, which can become a real menace to the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp.’s half-century investment market dominance. The US Securities and Exchange Commission...

President of China

Xi Jinping wants China to be a leader in the blockchain

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President of China Xi Jinping said that the communist party of his country should consider blockchain as a centre technology for essential innovative inventions, also it should perpetrate to stimulating the improvement of this technology. This announcement was made during the meeting with the...

ARK Core v2.6

ARK Core v2.6 is now available on Devnet

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ARK Core v2.6 is now available on Devnet and is stuffed with a lot of new features. This version is the greatest updated since 2.0. Now, using v2.6, developers can work more effectively with ARK. Presently, Core v2.6 is on its public testing stage, so you can use this opportunity for getting...

Casa bitcoin death

Startup Casa helps to transfer bitcoins after death

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Casa introduced a service, which allows transferring bitcoins to the heirs of their owner. It uses multi-signature and its security protocol. To date, there are 3 scenarios:...

Bank of America Ripple

Media: Bank of America tests Ripple technology

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Bank of America, the second-largest US bank, has publicly tested the Ripple distributed ledger technology and may have further plans in this direction. A Ripple spokeswoman did not confirm or deny whether the bank is a client of fintech startups, noting only that the parties conducted a joint pilot...

ChainPoint 19

ChainPoint 19 conference is starting in Yerevan

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Every year blockchain specialists, businesspeople, investors, developers and VCs are gathering in Yerevan to attend the ChainPoint conference. It gives a source of knowledge, networking occasions and inspiration. World-class discussants are giving the attendees advice and tips from their practice....

WCIT blockchain

Blockchain and decentralization at WCIT 2019 conference

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The most long-awaited IT conference of the year was held in Armenia. It also covered the topic of using the blockchain technology. WCIT 2019 was held in the capital of Armenia, Yerevan from October 6 to 9 with the support and under the high patronage of the Government of the Republic of Armenia. It...

Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation

DTCC delays the blockchain project to avoid Brexit problems

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The start of a post-trade system for derivatives, based on blockchain and designed by The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, is delayed for several months because of issues that have been raised by Brexit. The officials from the US CSD think that the delay, which hasn't mentioned before,...

Telegram Open Network

TON blockchain is near to a planned launch in late October

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Telegram Open Network addressed emails to its investors from which it’s becoming evident that the blockchain is near to a projected launch. Chief Technology Officer of TON Labs Mitja Goroshevskiy confirmed the talks about an email and added that the startup is going to run and control TON’s...

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New virus replaces cryptocurrency wallets using Telegram

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Specialists at Juniper Threat Labs have discovered new malware that steals users' personal data and replaces cryptocurrency wallets with their own. The virus functions using the Telegram messenger. Masad Stealer is a new Trojan-delivered spyware that uses Telegram to exfiltrate stolen information....

Lightning Network vulnerability

Details of Lightning Network vulnerability discovered

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Blockstream developer Rusty Russell has revealed more details about the Lightning Network vulnerability, which first became known in late August. As Russell wrote, the vulnerability arose during the creation and replenishment of its channels. In particular, when creating a channel, the recipient...

RSK buys Taringa

RSK startup buys Spanish social media platform Taringa

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RSK a Bitcoin smart contract startup, which describes itself as the “first open-source smart contract platform secured by the bitcoin network”, announced that it is buying Spanish social media platform Taringa. The connection of two companies will let users share their content and get rewards...

MCT exit scam

Turn on VPN: a married couple from Austria made an exit scam

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The founders of the cryptocurrency trading platform My Crypto Trade (MCT) completed an exit scam by stealing user funds from the platform. The total damage, according to minimal estimates, amounted to 100 thousand euros in cryptocurrency. Being the moderator of MCT Discord chat for over a year and...

The power of decentralization: WCIT conference in Armenia

The power of decentralization: WCIT conference in Armenia

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The most long-awaited IT conference of the year will be held in Armenia. It will also cover the topic of using the blockchain technology. WCIT 2019 will be held in the capital of Armenia, Yerevan from October 6 to 9. The conference is held in Armenia with the support and under the high patronage of...

Beta version of Hedera Hashgraph core network launched

Beta version of Hedera Hashgraph core network launched

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On Tuesday, September 17, a public beta of the Hedera Hashgraph PoS blockchain was launched with a declared bandwidth of 10,000 Tps. We did it. The trust layer of the internet is here. What future will you build? https://t.co/gTWBCGxSv1 #HelloFuture #BREAKING #BreakingNews...

Ripple invest Coinme

Ripple invests in Coinme Bitcoin ATM provider

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Coinme, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency ATM provider, raised $1.5 million. We are thrilled to announce our that @Ripple's #Xpring and the newly established #Blockchain Finance Fund have made investments as part of our recently opened A-1 funding round.Full Release: https://t.co/yjNH4JiQpR...

EOS will implement its first hard fork

EOS will implement its first hard fork

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EOS block manufacturers have decided to activate version 1.8 of the EOSIO protocol on Monday, September 23. This will be the first hard fork and the biggest update in the project history. Coming out of today's 1.8 status call, EOS Upgrade Status is still green - on track for successful upgrade...

Moscow voting blockchain

1000s of votes lost during the e-elections in Moscow

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The developer of the blockchain system of electronic voting at the elections to the Moscow City Duma, the company "CryptoPRO" called the cause of its failure - a violation of the rules of operation of the equipment. This was announced by RBC. According to representatives of the company,...

Blockchain is an extremely popular technology nowadays. Back in 1991, Nick Szabo has described the tech but did not find a way to bring it to life. Two decades later, in 2009, mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto realized Szabo's idea, and blockchain had become the basis of the famous Bitcoin.

And what do we have today? A system that gathers all the cryptocurrencies, that is changing the banking system and brings modifications to our everyday life. P2P transactions, distributed ledgers, and many other technical features are becoming a part of financial systems. Democratic governments are implementing blockchain in more and more fields of public administration, and this is just the tip of the iceberg. And that is the reason to become aware of these innovations.

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