Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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This Bitcoin Botnet is Vying to Be Future of Secure IoT

Strong claims need strong proof, so when the founders of NeuroMesh described their bitcoin-based product as an "unhackable botnet", there were a lot of questions to be asked. Still, the claim has already been backed...

Charts: Determining the Ideal Block Size for Bitcoin

Willy Woo is an entrepreneur, investor, trader and cryptocurrency enthusiast. In this guest piece, Woo weighs in on the block size, analyzing the charts to offer a novel take on bitcoin's big...

A Winklevoss ETF Reboot? Analysts See Uphill Battle Ahead

A decision by a major exchange to fight the SEC rejection of a proposed bitcoin ETF has little chance of success, according to analysts polled by CoinDesk. Bats BZX Exchange, one of the largest...

Bitcoin Support Weakens As Price Drops Below $1,000

Bitcoin prices fell below $1,000 this morning as support for the digital currency waned. Prices had hit a low of $969.35 by the time of reporting, having started the session at an average of $1,029.95, CoinDesk Bitcoin...

Alibaba Turns to Blockchain in Fight Against Food Fraud

China-based e-commerce giant Alibaba has teamed up with PwC to develop a system to reduce food fraud using blockchain tech. The Alibaba Australia project, which also includes AusPost and nutritional supplement maker Blackmores...

Keep Calm and Bitcoin On? Developers Aren't Worrying About a Fork

Amidst one of the more turbulent phases of bitcoin's two-year scaling debate, calm and collected might not seem like adjectives you'd use to describe bitcoin developers. After all, now that a sizeable number...

Hyperledger Bond Trading Platform Goes Open Source

A bond trading platform built on top of Hyperledger's Sawtooth Lake distributed ledger was made open source this week, alongside a release of a demo of the technology. The project, first announced in September 2016,...

Bitcoin Core Roadmap Unveils Signature Optimization Plan

Bitcoin Core developers released a new technology roadmap today that charts the project's planned transition from its current digital signature algorithm to a more advanced alternative. If implemented, the proposal would find 'Schnorr...

Report: Bitcoin Social Media Scams Are On the Rise

The rise in popularity and price of bitcoin has led to greater instances of scams perpetrated through social media, according to a new report. Released by ZeroFOX, the report categorizes these new...

Ripple Prices Surge to 4-Month High

The price of XRP, the native currency on the Ripple network, surged overnight, climbing to its highest total in more than four months. XRP reached as much as $0.008288 at 16:44 UTC...

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