Making Blockchain Real Ushers in a New Era

Developers, bankers, regulators, investors, businessmen, thought leaders and visionaries from around the globe descended on New York for a three-day event to discuss what has taken the world by storm, blockchain technology and its applications. Consensus 2016, the biggest event since blockchain was invented seven years ago, set the theme with a general feeling that […]

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Palantir Tech Refutes Link to ‘Quantum Bitcoin Mining’ Firm

Palantir Technologies, a global data analytics company co-founded by Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, denies any connection to a Hong Kong bitcoin mining company that claims to be owned by Palantir Technologies, according to International Business Times. The mining company, CoinFac Ltd., promises to deliver faster bitcoin mining using quantum computing. A Palantir Technologies spokesperson […]

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Palantir Tech Refutes Link to ‘Quantum Bitcoin Mining’ Firm

Palantir Technologies, a global data analytics company co-founded by Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, denies any connection to a Hong Kong bitcoin mining company that claims to be owned by Palantir Technologies, according to International Business Times. The mining company, CoinFac Ltd., promises to deliver faster bitcoin mining using quantum computing. A Palantir Technologies spokesperson […]

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Scientific Research Needs a Trustless Blockchain Architecture to Be Trusted

Dr. Greg Irving, a Clinical Lecturer from the University of Cambridge, recently authored a research project on the potential impact of blockchain technology on scientific research. While the use is not novel in principle, it underscores the very reason blockchain was created. Why Scientific Research? Irving, and rightfully so, says that in order to truly trust […]

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VISA Chooses India for Blockchain Tech Development

  The world’s largest payments network is expanding its new technology center in India to focus on blockchain technology development for its global endeavors. VISA is going gung-ho on the blockchain technology and is setting up the infrastructure and personnel to push blockchain development, out of a development center in Bangalore, India. The payments giant […]

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Taiwanese Bitcoin Conman Arrested on Multiple Charges

 In a report coming out of Taiwan, an individual who founded and ran a bitcoin company has been arrested on charges of fraud, breach of trust and document forgery after allegedly causing losses to 49 customers in a month. The chairman of Taipei-based Digital Bitcoin Company, a man identified by his surname Ho has been […]

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Report: Crypto Pioneer Nick Szabo Is Raising Funds for Bitcoin/Blockchain Startup

Nick Szabo, a cryptographer who worked on an early bitcoin prototype, played a key role in developing smart contracts and has been suspected of being Satoshi Nakamoto, is now raising money for a bitcoin/blockchain startup, according to Quartz.  Szabo is trying to raise $3 million, according to unnamed sources and a pitch deck that Quartz […]

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