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Ripple to Invest $2 Million in Texas University’s Blockchain Research

The University of Texas at Austin is among one of the first academic institutions to receive funding from Ripple, the San Francisco-based distributed ledger...

Western Union CEO Not Impressed by Ripple Trial

Western Union, the largest money transfer service in the world, made waves earlier this year when it confirmed that it had partnered with Ripple...

The EOS Blockchain Is Now Officially Live

The EOS blockchain is now live.At press time, the blockchain has received more than the 150 million votes needed to determine the individuals or entities that...

Siacoin Pumps Following Binance Listing

Popular cryptocurrency exchange platform Binance has announced the addition of Siacoin (SC) to its catalog of supported altcoins. The platform announced the token listing via...

Ripple: Banks Unlikely to Apply Blockchain for Cross-Border Payments in Near Future

Ripple chief cryptographer David Schwartz claims that banks are unlikely to deploy blockchain to process international payments, citing low scalability and privacy problems, Reuters reports June 13.In an interview with Reuters, Schwartz argued that...

Ripple CEO Claims Bitcoin Is Under Control of Small Group of Miners From China

Ripple’s CEO Brad Garlinghouse said that “Bitcoin is really controlled by China,” speaking at the 2018 Stifel Cross Sector Insight Conference in Boston, financial news outlet...

5 Percent of Monero in Circulation Was Mined Through Malware, Research Finds

A June 11 report by network and enterprise security company Palo Alto Networks has found that around 5 percent of all Monero (XMR) in circulation was mined maliciously.According...

Report: Misconfigured Ethereum Clients Have Resulted in Hack of Around $20 Mln

About $20 mln worth of Ethereum have reportedly been stolen by a group of hackers, exploiting misconfigured Ethereum clients, according to a Bleeping Computer article published...

EOS’s Experimental Launch Might Be Putting Investor Money at Risk

Who do you trust with your private key?That's the question that may be on the minds of EOS token holders, who while incentivized to help the much-anticipated technology finally...

Under $100: Litecoin Price Hits Fresh 2018 Low

The price of litecoin (LTC), the world's sixth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, fell to a fresh 2018 low on Wednesday.Data from Bitfinex shows the cryptocurrency...

Digital Jersey Signs MOU with Binance to Establish Crypto Exchange in Jersey

Digital Jersey, an independent organization that represents Jersey’s digital industries, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with cryptocurrency exchange Binance, according to a press release published June 11....

Blockchain Startup VeChain and Deutsche Bahn Develop DApp for China’s Logistics Industry

Singapore-based blockchain startup VeChain (VEN) and global logistics provider DB Schenker have co-developed a blockchain-based supplier evaluation system, according to a VeChain Foundation post published today,...

Why Coinbase Added Ethereum Classic Ahead of Ripple & Other Tokens

Coinbase, the biggest cryptocurrency exchange, brokerage, and wallet based in the US, integrated Ethereum Classic on June 12 ahead of other major cryptocurrencies such...

$20 Million Ether Hacked From Poorly Configured Ethereum Apps

According to Chinese internet security firm Qihoo 360 Netlab, hackers have stolen $20 million in ether from poorly configured Ethereum mining rigs and third-party applications. Experts...

Forget Prices, Ethereum Is Offering a Different Value in Afghanistan

Young women coders in Afghanistan are getting a chance to use ethereum's cryptocurrency.Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, Code to Inspire (CTI), a non-profit for teaching...

Twitter Experience Worsens, Ether Fake Giveaways Taking Over

Fake ether token giveaways are clogging Twitter threads, and seemingly by the second. Targeting well-known ecosystem figures, doppelganger accounts are created, complete with matching...

Report: TRON Cryptocurrency Founder Acquired BitTorrent

Software company BitTorrent Inc. has reportedly been sold to blockchain entrepreneur and developer of the TRON platform, Justin Sun, Variety reported June 11.The acquisition ostensibly closed last week, with BitTorrent...

Ethereum Classic Spikes 25% on Coinbase Listing News

The price of ethereum classic, the cryptocurrency that was hard forked off the ethereum blockchain in July 2016, surged for 25 percent on Tuesday,...

EOS Is Launched But Not Yet Live – Why?

Visit any EOS Telegram channel and some version of this question will pop up again and again: Is the mainnet live yet?While the EOS...

Tezos Investors Forced to Undergo KYC Nearly 1 Year after ICO

The Tezos Foundation, which supports the Tezos project — itself designed to be a highly decentralized blockchain — has announced know your customer/anti-money laundering(KYC/AML) requirements for...

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EOS Blockchain Back Up and Running Again After Yesterday’s ‘Pause’

The recently launched EOS blockchain has resumed operations today, June 17, after “pausing” due to technical issues on June 16, according to the EOS network monitor.The EOS...

Exclusive: US Senate Candidate Austin Petersen Talks Crypto

Races for Senate are usually relatively similar. There are a few candidates, some routine bickering, a few shocking allegations, and enough muckraking to make even...

In the Scramble to Fix Digital Identity, uPort Is a Project to Watch

Talk to any three blockchain entrepreneurs, and at least one of them will pitch a way for internet users to own their own data.Recent...