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EU Watchdog: Blockchain Security Should Be Concern For Finance Firms

Stan Higgins Financial firms need to be mindful of cybersecurity challenges as they look to integrate blockchain, a top IT agency for the European Union said this week. The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) has published a new report on blockchain tec...

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CoinDesk Research Poll: Will Blockchain Disrupt Venture Capital?

Bradley Miles Will blockchain technology disrupt venture capital? While not long ago that may have sound far-fetched, now more and more blockchain industry leaders are betting it could be a possibility. Blockchain token sales – sometimes known as initial coin offerings or 'ICOs' – ra...

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CoinDesk Research Poll: Will Blockchain Disrupt Venture Capital?

Bradley Miles Will blockchain technology disrupt venture capital? While not long ago that may have sound far-fetched, now more and more blockchain industry leaders are betting it could be a possibility. Blockchain token sales – sometimes known as initial coin offerings or 'ICOs' – ra...

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Ex-Gemini Lawyer: SEC 'Unlikely' to Approve Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF

Michael del Castillo One of the lawyers who helped craft the application for what would be the first-ever bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) is doubtful the SEC will approve such a request any time in the near future. The critique, courtesy of former Gemini general counsel David Brill, potentially cuts deep,...

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Bid to Connect Ethereum and Zcash Blockchains Reaches New Milestone

Stan Higgins Work on integrating Zcash's privacy-focused tech with ethereum’s distributed applications platform has reached a new milestone. According to a blog post by Ethereum Foundation team lead Christian Reitwiessner and Zcash Company engineer Ariel Gabizon, new code has been te...

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4 ‘Yuuge’ Reasons Why Trump Will Make Bitcoin Greater

Here are four reasons why we at Bitcoinist believe the Trump presidency can make Bitcoin even greater in the next 4 years.  Making Bitcoin Even Greater We at Bitcoinist believe the world’s most popular cryptocurrency is already great. Indeed, it has shown that it can weather any political storm. But what about t...

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Report: The North American Bitcoin Conference – Day Two

The North American Bitcoin Conference (TNABC) has finished up its final day in Miami. Day two showcased a wide array of great speakers educating the crowd about the many benefits of bitcoin and its surrounding technologies. Also read: Report: The North American Bitcoin Conference – Day One Miami Bitcoin Conference R...

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What the Industry Thinks of Illinois's Digital Currency Guidance

Stan Higgins A planned approach to regulating digital currencies is winning praise from industry participants, public documents reveal. The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation published its initial guidance in late November as part of a broader push to create...

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Megaupload 2.0 Stalling but the Market Is Paying Attention

The Bitcoin world has been abuzz the last few days over the much awaited launch of Megaupload 2.0. Very little information on the new platform has been released since the media covered the story last October. Megaupload Hits a Roadblock An announcement was expected today (January 20th) as this was the 5 year anniversar...

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Blockstream is Making a Case for a New Kind of Private Blockchain

Alyssa Hertig Private and public blockchains, normally siloed both technologically and culturally, could become more intertwined if a new effort by bitcoin startup Blockstream gets off the ground. The venture-backed firm is best known for iterating on top of the open-source bitcoin protocol with projects suc...

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