Monthly Archives: July 2018

Nervos Raises US$28M Series A from Polychain, Sequoia for Enterprise dApps Blockchain Platform

Chinese blockchain startup Nervos has raised US$28 million in a Series A funding round from Polychain Capital, Sequoia China, and others, to develop a hybrid blockchain network for enterprises decentralized applications (dApps). The new capital will be used to grow … Continue reading

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KnownOrigin and OxCert Collaborate on Creative Challenge to Promote Artists and NFTs on the Blockchain

Art venture KnownOrigin and OxCert, an open-source permissionless protocol authenticating unique digital assets on the blockchain, are collaborating on a new creative challenge. The aim is to promote artists on the blockchain and the potential of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) at the upcoming … Continue reading

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Institutional Investors Will Bring Mainstream Money, But At What Price?

Bitcoin allows you to be your own bank. It allows you to control your finances and enter markets previously limited to the few that could afford it. So when people talk about using tools and practices associated with the fiat … Continue reading

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Who’s leaving Amazon S3 buckets open online now? Cybercroooks, election autodialers

Eggheads highlight more data depot blunders   By Shaun Nichols 18 Jul 2018     Security biz Kromtech has unearthed two more embarrassing – and potentially dangerous – cases of groups leaving mass data caches unguarded on the public internet.   In … Continue reading

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Embleema Launches Public Beta of Personal Health Records Blockchain

Embleema, a Delaware company, emerged from stealth and launched the public beta of its HIPAA-compliant, personal health records blockchain after one year of research and development, the company said on Tuesday. PatientTruth is a decentralized application (DApp) and user interface … Continue reading

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Bitminer Factory – Co-Locating Cryptocurrency Mining Operations and Renewable Energy Projects

The blockchain revolution is a disruption that is consuming as much energy as an entire country the size of Peru, Israel, or Portugal. Bitminer Factory, based in Italy, aim to make blockchain operations sustainable with renewable energy projects “while sharing … Continue reading

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Coinbase VP Says Institutional Interest in the Crypto Market is Becoming ‘More Profound’

Institutional investor interest in the cryptocurrency space is becoming more widespread and is helping to drive the market, according to the vice president and general manager of Coinbase. Adam White was speaking to CNBC’s ‘Fast Money‘ yesterday when he made … Continue reading

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Building Trust in Charity Donations with the Vantage Network

Every year, billions are spent on charitable donations worldwide. Yet for many people, once that money has been given to a charity they don’t know where it goes. As a result, trust in the charity industry has dropped. A study … Continue reading

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Blockstream’s Liquid Network Shows Huge Promise For A Maturing Bitcoin Market

Bitcoin technology operation Blockstream have recently provided further details on their Liquid sidechain offering, which appears to be shaping into an incredible development for the wider ecosystem. Over the last few years, Blockstream have been quietly working away on the … Continue reading

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King Ouroboros Ransomware Dev Vents to Researchers on Twitter

A scammer IS a scammer!   17th July, 2018 By Lawrence Abrams   I guess even ransomware developers do not like being called scammers as shown by a recent venting session by the King Ouroboros ransomware developer on Twitter.   … Continue reading

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