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  • Rare Carat partners with Everledger for blockchain-based provenance tracking for diamonds

    Rare Carat, a provider of unbiased diamond advice, has entered into a partnership with blockchain startup Everledger to launch a tool for consumers to assess diamonds for sale anywhere. The Rare Carat Report is a free tool that will allow consumers to check diamond price, quality, and provenance. It will allow evaluating the diamonds both […]
  • Soluna to build wind farm in the Sahara to power its blockchain facility

    blockchain company Soluna plans to build a 900-megawatt wind farm in the Dakhla, Morocco-administered Western Sahara to power its blockchain center, Reuters reported Thursday. The construction will start in 2019 and is scheduled to be completed in five years, with the possibility of connecting power from the farm to Morocco’s national grid, Soluna CEO John […]
  • IBM-Maersk Blockchain Platform Adds 92 Clients As Part Of Global Launch

    Some of the largest supply chain companies in the world have begun the process of moving their work to a blockchain. A previously unnamed collaborative effort between the world’s largest shipping company, Maersk, and IBM, has now grown to 92 participants and been dubbed: TradeLens. Far from an early prototype, the blockchain platform has been […]
    • by Michael del Castillo
    • August 10, 2018
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  • The World Bank is preparing for the world’s first blockchain bond

    The World Bank mandates Commonwealth Bank of Australia to arrange the first ever blockchain bond. Named bond-i, or Blockchain Offered New Debt Instrument, the bond will be created and managed with distributed ledger technology. The World Bank has mandated Commonwealth Bank of Australia to arrange the world’s first blockchain bond. The Kangaroo bond, referring to […]
    • by Cheang Ming
    • August 10, 2018
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  • There Are 10 Bitcoin ETF Proposals Pending, But Only 1 Matters

    Despite the SEC’s recent rejection of the Winklevoss’ proposed rule change, there are still 9 Bitcoin ETF proposals currently pending. One of them, however, seems to be standing out with the best chances of success. 10 Bitcoin ETF Proposals in The Queue There are currently 10 propositions for bitcoin exchange-traded funds queued up for the […]
    • by Georgi Georgiev
    • August 10, 2018
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  • Selling Bitcoin Because of ETF Delay is a Wrong Decision, Says Brian Kelly

    Cryptocurrency trader and CEO of BKCM LLC, Brian Kelly, has faulted investors who are jumping on the selling bandwagon to dump their Bitcoin in the wake of the latest SEC decision to postpone the approval of yet another ETF. ETF Rumour Contributed to Bitcoin Price Rally in July Speaking to CNBC on Tuesday, shortly after […]
    • by Osato Nomayo
    • August 10, 2018
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  • Now a Nearly $1 Billion Blockchain, Tezos Is Slowly Building Up Its Security

    The number of Tezos bakers is on the rise. The protocol’s term for a validator (its equivalent of bitcoin’s miners), bakers are crucial to ensuring the nascent network’s security. And that’s all the more necessary given the value of the funds at stake. Since raising $232 million in 2017, the protocol has had a very […]
    • by Brady Dale
    • August 10, 2018
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  • Vietnam: Crypto Mining Firm CEO Allegedly Flees With $35 Mln in Investor, Company Funds

    The CEO of Vietnamese cryptocurrency mining firm Sky Mining has reportedly disappeared with investor and company funds worth an alleged $35 million, local media outlet VNExpress reported July 29. According to VNExpress, Sky Mining CEO Le Minh Tam disappeared a week ago, appearing to organize a cleanout of company assets. VNExpress notes that Sky Mining […]
    • by William Suberg
    • July 30, 2018
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  • Kim Kardashian West Raises Stakes With Bitcoin in Charity Poker Night Out

    Kim Kardashian West, the reality television starlet with 114 million followers on Instagram, staked what appeared to be physical Bitcoin (BTC) chips on a charity poker night out in LA yesterday, July 29. Kardashian West, sisters Khloé Kardashian and Kendall Jenner, and mom Kris Jenner hosted a table at yesterday’s inaugural “If Only” Texas Hold’em […]
    • by Marie Huillet
    • July 30, 2018
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  • Audit Gives Binance-Listed ERC20 Tokens Clean Bill of Health from ‘batchOverflow’ Bug

    Smart contract security firm Quantstamp has given Binance-listed ERC20 tokens a clean bill of health after conducting an audit to determine whether any of the exchange’s listed assets were subject to the recently-discovered batchOverflow and proxyOverflow vulnerabilities. Quantstam released its audit report in late April, confirming that no ERC20 token currently listed on Binance — the […]
    • by Josiah Wilmoth
    • July 30, 2018
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