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Month: October 2017

IndiCoin: A Blockchain Based Crypto-Social Initiative

IndiCoin: A Blockchain Based Crypto-Social Initiative

found at
http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/10/31/indicoin-blockchain-crypto-social-initiative/
on 2017-10-31 23:14:02

Blockchain technology has created a buzz around the world by changing the way we bank online, changing the online social community among others. This is just the beginning. Among the countries caught up in the blockchain frenzy, India has one of the largest blockchain talent pools in the world. The country has registered a rise … Continue reading IndiCoin: A Blockchain Based Crypto-Social Initiative
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Bitpay to Suspend All Services During the Segwit2x Hard Fork

Bitpay to Suspend All Services During the Segwit2x Hard Fork

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/bitpay-to-suspend-all-services-during-the-segwit2x-hard-fork/
on 2017-10-31 22:55:30

With roughly fifteen days left bitcoin-based businesses all around the world have been preparing their users for the possible hardfork expected to take place on or around November 16. Now the world’s largest bitcoin merchant service provider, Bitpay, has revealed its contingency plans for the upcoming Segwit2x hard fork. Also read: Trump to Appoint Bitcoin-Skeptic Powell […]
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Economics Professor Barry Eichengreen Favours Central Bank Issued Digital Currency Over Decentralised Cryptos

Economics Professor Barry Eichengreen Favours Central Bank Issued Digital Currency Over Decentralised Cryptos

found at
http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/10/31/economics-professor-barry-eichengreen-favours-central-bank-issued-digital-currency-decentralised-cryptos/
on 2017-10-31 22:23:22

Renowned Professor of Economics and Political Science, Barry Eichengreen, has declared that he believes decentralised cryptocurrency will “not really” play a part in the future of finance. For the University of California lecturer, it is far more likely that central bank-issued digital currency will be favoured, thanks to the ability virtual currency has to streamline existing … Continue reading Economics Professor Barry Eichengreen Favours Central Bank Issued Digital Currency Over Decentralised Cryptos
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Interview: NewsBTC With Petr Belousov, CEO of Confideal

Interview: NewsBTC With Petr Belousov, CEO of Confideal

found at
http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/10/31/interview-petr-belousov-confideal/
on 2017-10-31 21:59:30

Most of the applications of the Blockchain technology is driven by the smart contracts, which have the capability of automating decision making and execution in most of the settings. As most of the big names across industries pour money into creating and implementing these smart contracts into their organization’s operations and workflow, smaller players with … Continue reading Interview: NewsBTC With Petr Belousov, CEO of Confideal
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Resolving Contract Disputes on a Decentralized Network

Resolving Contract Disputes on a Decentralized Network

found at
http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/10/31/decentralized-network-resolving-contract-disputes/
on 2017-10-31 21:32:48

As per data from Finra.org, a total of 2,286 arbitration cases were filed in August 2017, with 1,511 (66%) being filed by customers and 775 (34%) being intra-industry cases. The average settlement time (in months) for these disputes was 14.6 with 17.1 months taken to totally address complex issues and 6.7 months for simple ones. … Continue reading Resolving Contract Disputes on a Decentralized Network
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Bitcoin Price Captures Another All-Time High Surpassing $6,400

Bitcoin Price Captures Another All-Time High Surpassing $6,400

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/bitcoin-price-captures-another-all-time-high-surpassing-6400/
on 2017-10-31 20:04:45

The price of bitcoin has reached another all-time high this week touching an average of $6,420 across popular exchanges. The decentralized currency continues to rise upwards this year, the value of one bitcoin has climbed more than 500 percent in 2017. Also Read: Extreme Cold Storage: A Fortress of Solitude for Bitcoins The Decentralized Cryptocurrency Bitcoin […]
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CME Group Aims to Launch a Bitcoin Derivatives Platform This Quarter

CME Group Aims to Launch a Bitcoin Derivatives Platform This Quarter

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/cme-group-aims-to-launch-a-bitcoin-derivatives-platform-this-quarter/
on 2017-10-31 19:30:35

On October 31 the world’s largest options and futures exchange, CME Group, has announced it will be launching a bitcoin-based derivatives marketplace for future contracts during Q4 of 2017. The U.S. headquartered financial markets company says there is “increasing interest” for cryptocurrency options and futures products for mainstream investors. Also read: Over $1 Million in Bitcoin […]
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Bitcoin Price Watch; Here?s What?s On Tonight

Bitcoin Price Watch; Here?s What?s On Tonight

found at
http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/10/31/bitcoin-price-watch-heres-whats-tonight-2-24/
on 2017-10-31 19:07:47

In this morning’s bitcoin price analysis, we noted that price had spent the night last night in a corrective phase and that this correction would serve to clear out some of the shorter term operators in the bitcoin markets. We also noted that when we see a correction like this (and, importantly, when the correction … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What’s On Tonight
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NewsBTC In Conversation with Vladimir Gorbunov, CCO and Co-Founder, Crypterium Cryptobank

NewsBTC In Conversation with Vladimir Gorbunov, CCO and Co-Founder, Crypterium Cryptobank

found at
http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/10/31/newsbtc-conversation-vladimir-gorbunov-cco-co-founder-crypterium-cryptobank/
on 2017-10-31 18:46:40

NewsBTC: You have created a unique product, which at the moment has virtually no competitors on the market: a system for lending using blockchain technology. Tell us about it. Vladimir: Our credit token really is a revolutionary product. It stands alone against the background of what we’re doing with our main token. You could say … Continue reading NewsBTC In Conversation with Vladimir Gorbunov, CCO and Co-Founder, Crypterium Cryptobank
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PR: Xenio.io Releases Decentralized Gaming Blockchain Source Code

PR: Xenio.io Releases Decentralized Gaming Blockchain Source Code

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-xenio-io-releases-decentralized-gaming-blockchain-source-code/
on 2017-10-31 18:30:06

After months of closed development, the team behind the open source Xenio project have released version 0.2 of their blockchain source code, the first in a planned series of tiered releases of the greater Xenio software suite. The Github is available at: github.com/xenioplatform/go-xenio/
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Bitcoin knackt 6400-Dollar-Marke

Bitcoin knackt 6400-Dollar-Marke

found at
http://coinwelt.de/2017/10/bitcoin-knackt-6400-dollar-marke/
on 2017-10-31 18:11:34

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Der Bitcoin-Preis hat erneut ein neues Rekordhoch erreicht, denn zum ersten Mal stieg dieser über die 6400-Dollar-Marke. Um ungefähr 14:00 UTC erreichte der Kurs, nach Angaben des Bitcoin-Preis-Indexes, einen neuen Spitzenwert von 6.415,28 US-Dollar. Erst am 29. Oktober stieg der Preis auf Werte über 6300 Dollar und das nur eine Woche, nachdem die Kryptowährung die 6000-Dollar-Marke …
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Old coins on the block ? die Blocks der lebenden Toten

Old coins on the block ? die Blocks der lebenden Toten

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/old-coins-on-the-block-die-nacht-der-lebenden-toten/
on 2017-10-31 18:00:59

Kann eine Blockchain wirklich sterben? Wer steckt hinter dem Blockchain-Phänomen? Die unheimliche Suche nach alten und toten Kryptowährungen. Die folgenden Einträge wurden am 31. Oktober 2017 im Channel /x/ von 4chan gefunden. Der Originalautor ist unbekannt. Kurze Zeit nach Veröffentlichung des Textes wurde der Thread gelöscht – mit bisher unbekannten Grund. Nach mehreren Jahren voller […]
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Bitcoin Cash Entwickler: Hard Fork im November

Bitcoin Cash Entwickler: Hard Fork im November

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/bitcoin-cash-entwickler-hard-fork-im-november/
on 2017-10-31 17:00:58

Die Open-Source-Entwickler hinter Bitcoin Cash wollen an ihrem Wort festhalten. Nach einem Versprechen im August, den Code zu ändern, um wettbewerbsfähig zu bleiben, haben die Entwickler der alternativen Bitcoin-Software diese Woche einen Schritt in diese Richtung unternommen. Gestern gaben die Entwickler hinter einem der Bitcoin Cash Clients bekannt, dass sie am 1. November versuchen werden, […]
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World?s Largest Options Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Futures, Optimistic Long-Term Indicator

World?s Largest Options Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Futures, Optimistic Long-Term Indicator

found at
http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/10/31/51733/
on 2017-10-31 16:12:17

CME Group, the US-based financial market company operating the world’s largest options and futures exchange, has officially announced its plans to launch bitcoin futures by the end of 2017. In a corporate statement, CME revealed that its bitcoin futures trading platform is currently being reviewed by US financial authorities and regulators. Upon the approval of … Continue reading World’s Largest Options Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Futures, Optimistic Long-Term Indicator
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SimplyVital Health Push Back Token Offering to Meet AML/KYC Requirements

SimplyVital Health Push Back Token Offering to Meet AML/KYC Requirements

found at
http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/10/31/simplyvital-health-kyc-aml-compliance/
on 2017-10-31 15:40:44

SimplyVital Health, the company behind the blockchain-based healthcare protocol Health Nexus, has announced a delay to its token offering to give further time for AML and KYC analysis. SimplyVital Health is dedicated to creating the best possible foundation for its Health Cash [HLTH] token that is critical to building out a new healthcare ecosystem and … Continue reading SimplyVital Health Push Back Token Offering to Meet AML/KYC Requirements
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R3-Konsortium stellt grenzübergreifenden Zahlungsverkehr auf der Blockchain vor

R3-Konsortium stellt grenzübergreifenden Zahlungsverkehr auf der Blockchain vor

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/r3-konsortium-stellt-grenzuebergreifenden-zahlungsverkehr-auf-der-blockchain-vor/
on 2017-10-31 15:30:43

Das Fintech-Unternehmen R3 und 22 der größten im DLT-Konsortium mitwirkenden Banken haben gemeinsam ein System entwickelt, um den internationalen Zahlungsverkehr zu revolutionieren. Damit sollen Transaktionen von Fiat- sowie von Krypto-Währungen unter Zuhilfenahme der Blockchain über Ländergrenzen hinweg getätigt werden können. Anfang des Monats berichteten wir von BGC-ECHO bereits über die Fertigstellung von Corda V1.0, dem […]
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Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Plans Updated ? New Difficulty Adjustment Algorithm Chosen

Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Plans Updated ? New Difficulty Adjustment Algorithm Chosen

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/bitcoin-cash-hard-fork-plans-updated-new-difficulty-adjustment-algorithm-chosen/
on 2017-10-31 15:00:30

The Bitcoin ABC development team has announced its plans for the November 13 Hard Fork upgrade of Bitcoin Cash. The upgrade is designed to stabilize the problematic difficulty adjustment algorithm (DAA). News.Bitcoin.com talked to Bitcoin ABC lead developer Amaury Séchet and Bitprim CEO Juan Garavaglia about what to expect. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Community Preps […]
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Russian Farm Turning to ICOs for Investment Boost

Russian Farm Turning to ICOs for Investment Boost

found at
http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/10/31/russian-farm-turning-icos-investment-boost/
on 2017-10-31 14:28:40

Traditional investment models, as well as capital funding and project support, have had many disruptive models change the way people invest, as well as how projects are funded. Now, it is the ancient practice of farming that is getting an upgrade in terms of its funding. From crowd funding to venture capitalism, the age old … Continue reading Russian Farm Turning to ICOs for Investment Boost
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Despite slowdown in ICO funding, Alttradex confident things will pick up

Despite slowdown in ICO funding, Alttradex confident things will pick up

found at
http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/10/31/despite-slowdown-ico-funding-alttradex-confident-things-will-pick/
on 2017-10-31 13:22:34

The second half of October has seen ICO funding slow down dramatically as several seemingly promising ICOs struggle to gain any traction despite a strong following and community.  Alttradex, a new player looking to take on the cryptocurrency exchange space, is one of them. The innovative platform who’s features are more akin to the traditional … Continue reading Despite slowdown in ICO funding, Alttradex confident things will pick up
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Malicious Actors Hack Android Apps to Mine Cryptocurrencies

Malicious Actors Hack Android Apps to Mine Cryptocurrencies

found at
http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/10/31/malicious-actors-hack-android-apps-to-mine-cryptocurrencies/
on 2017-10-31 13:06:35

With Bitcoin price at an all-time high, a seemingly unquenchable thirst for cryptocurrencies brings a dark side to the industry. Researchers this week discovered hidden code that secretly mines coins on Android devices from apps in Google Play. Security Company Trend Micro revealed in a blog post on Monday that they had exposed malicious mining … Continue reading Malicious Actors Hack Android Apps to Mine Cryptocurrencies
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Polizei in Arkansas: Bitcoin-Mining zur Verbrechensbekämpfung

Polizei in Arkansas: Bitcoin-Mining zur Verbrechensbekämpfung

found at
https://www.btc-echo.de/polizei-in-arkansas-bitcoin-mining-zur-verbrechensbekaempfung/
on 2017-10-31 13:00:09

Die Polizei von Bentonville in Arkansas betreibt ein Pilotprojekt, bei dem mit Hilfe von Bitcoin Internetkriminalität bekämpft werden soll. Die Abteilung für Cyberkriminalität möchte die digitale Währung dazu nutzen Kinderpornographie oder andere Straftaten im Internet und vor allem im Dark Web zu bekämpfen. Schließlich ist Bitcoin ein gängiges Zahlungsmittel im Dark Web, da sich viele […]
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Trump to Appoint Bitcoin-Skeptic Powell as Fed Chair

Trump to Appoint Bitcoin-Skeptic Powell as Fed Chair

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/trump-to-appoint-bitcoin-skeptic-powell-as-fed-chair/
on 2017-10-31 12:30:32

The New York Times is reporting President Trump will appoint “Jerome H. Powell as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve (Fed).” Bitcoiners all over the world will be impacted.  Also read: Federal Reserve Chair Photo Bomber Generates Over $15k Potential Trump Nominee Powell is Cautious about Bitcoin President Trump is widely expected to nominate Federal […]
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Bitcoin Price Watch; Here?s What We Are Looking At This Morning

Bitcoin Price Watch; Here?s What We Are Looking At This Morning

found at
http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/10/31/bitcoin-price-watch-heres-looking-morning-7/
on 2017-10-31 12:25:26

In yesterday evening’s analysis, we noted that we would likely see some degree of correction in the bitcoin price during the late night session out of the US. The driver behind these expectations was that the run we had seen during the day was consolidating and little and that this consolidation pointed towards some near-term … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch; Here’s What We Are Looking At This Morning
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BrickBlock ICO: A Chance to Own Real Estate, Coin Funds, and ETFs ? Invest Now

BrickBlock ICO: A Chance to Own Real Estate, Coin Funds, and ETFs ? Invest Now

found at
http://www.newsbtc.com/2017/10/31/brickblock-ico-real-estate-coin-funds/
on 2017-10-31 12:28:24

Brickblock’s ICO has started. The catch is, you get 10% bonus when you register today till 4 PM GMT. It is far from the normal ICOs parading the internet. This is an investment that gives you a chance to own a lot: it’s the go-to platform for trading assets securely.  Get to invest and trade … Continue reading BrickBlock ICO: A Chance to Own Real Estate, Coin Funds, and ETFs – Invest Now
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PR: Hacken Decentralized Token for Cybersecurity Announces Its Token Sale Will Start October 31

PR: Hacken Decentralized Token for Cybersecurity Announces Its Token Sale Will Start October 31

found at
https://news.bitcoin.com/pr-hacken-decentralized-token-for-cybersecurity-announces-its-token-sale-will-start-october-31/
on 2017-10-31 10:30:41

The crowdsale will last for one month or until the hardcap of 20 million HKNs are distributed
Hacken, an ecosystem of white-hat hackers and a bug bounty marketplace with a focus on blockchain security, announces its crowdsale is set to start on October 31. The company has already raised an equivalent of $900,000 during the pre-sale in September. Having distributed 800,000 tokens they’re now looking forward to a successful token sale with over 1,000 contributors registered in the Whitelist.
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