Zimbabwe Banks Lack Cash Reserves To Honor Customer Withdrawals

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The country of Zimbabwe is not associated with financial stability by any means, yet things have taken a turn for the worse. Now that cash supplies are nearly non-existent, banks have to turn customers away. An excellent breeding ground for Bitcoin adoption, or will a different solution save the country? Also read: Industry Report: Dr. […]

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White House Report on Big Data Discrimination

The White House has released a report on big-data discrimination. From the blog post: Using case studies on credit lending, employment, higher education, and criminal justice, the report we are releasing today illustrates how big data techniques can be used to detect bias and prevent discrimination. It also demonstrates the risks involved, particularly how technologies can deliberately or inadvertently perpetuate,…

Industry Report: Dr. Satoshi, BitPay Launches Bitcoin Debit Card

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There have been some crazy things happening in the world of digital currency since our previous industry report. Is it possible that the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto has been revealed? Los Angeles is now home to some new Bitcoin ATMs, and BitPay has introduced us to a new kind of credit card. Take a look […]

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Deloitte Announces Growing Blockchain Initiative and Services

Deloitte Announces Growing Blockchain Initiative and Services

On Tuesday at the Consensus Conference in New York City, Deloitte announced a number of partnerships with companies in the blockchain space to develop 20 ongoing blockchain initiatives and prototypes, thereby signaling a commitment towards becoming an early mover in blockchain consulting services. Also read: Craig Wright Exits The Bitcoin Stage With Weird Blog Post […]

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Craig Wright Possesses Technical Knowledge To Dupe Gavin Andresen

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More and more details are surfacing as to who Craig Wright took the necessary precautions to validate his claims of being Satoshi Nakamoto. One worrying piece of evidence shows his list of certifications, which may give him the right tools to pull off a successful man-in-middle attack to sign a particular Bitcoin message. Also read: […]

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Assert Guards: Towards Automated Code Bounties & Safe Smart Contract Coding on Ethereum

With great power comes great responsibility. Once uploaded, the code on Ethereum runs exactly as programmed… forever. That is one of the platform’s core benefits: code that always interoperates as promised, can’t be tampered with, and has no down time. You don’t have to trust the creator or hosting, only the code. Except, that comes with a price. As we all know, bugs always creep up. In fact, in Ethereum, there’s already been circumstances where this code, which you can’t replace, has caused trouble.

Assert Guards: Towards Automated Code Bounties & Safe Smart Contract Coding on Ethereum

With great power comes great responsibility. Once uploaded, the code on Ethereum runs exactly as programmed… forever. That is one of the platform’s core benefits: code that always interoperates as promised, can’t be tampered with, and has no down time. You don’t have to trust the creator or hosting, only the code. Except, that comes with a price. As we all know, bugs always creep up. In fact, in Ethereum, there’s already been circumstances where this code, which you can’t replace, has caused trouble.

Post-Mortem Of A Con: To Be Satoshi Nakamoto or Not To Be?

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The con is over. Dr. Craig Steven Wright will not provide proof he is Satoshi Nakamoto. While Gavin Andresen admits he might have been fooled, Jon Matonis stands behind Wright’s claim that he is Satoshi. Also read: Craig Wright Exits The Bitcoin Stage With Weird Blog Post There won’t be an on-chain signing from early […]

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Australian Government Outlines Three Solutions to Double Bitcoin Tax

The Australian government has proposed several ways to address issues related to the application of goods-and-services tax to digital currencies.

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