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AARP Offers Up Laughably Dated Definitions of Bitcoin and Blockchain

In an effort to bring their members up to speed about the goings on in the financial world, the AARP has published a list of Wall Street definitions. Amongst the different terms defined by the U.S.-based interest group are “Bitcoin” and “blockchain.” Is the AARP Glossary Meant to Educate or Entertain Readers? The group formerly known as the American Association ...

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DataBroker DAO Launches Flagship IoT Sensor Data Marketplace Ahead of International Expos

This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the press release. Bitcoin ...

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Blockstream’s Bitcoin Sidechain is Now Live

Samson Mow, chief strategy officer at Blockstream, announced today that the blockchain startup has launched the Liquid Network, a Bitcoin sidechain. Liquid is, as described by the company, “an innovative sidechain built on the Bitcoin network, facilitating faster bitcoin transactions between businesses and individuals, while enabling extended functionality.” The main purpose for the technology is faster settlements, improved transaction confidentiality, ...

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Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacking Jumped 250% YTD, Says Report

A report on cryptocurrency theft published by cyber security firm CipherTrace found that hacking of exchanges and trading platforms has jumped 250 percent in the first nine months of 2018 on a year-over-year basis, reaching $927 million. $2.5 Billion Laundered on Top 20 Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Says CipherTrace Report Smaller thefts within the digital currency space, ranging from $20 million to ...

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Research: $20 Billion Raised Through ICOs Since 2017

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have raised $20 billion since the start of 2017, which is $18 billion more than the previous year, according to a recent study by financial research firm Autonomous Research. The study dubbed “Crypto Utopia” explores the cryptocurrency industry over the past year, focusing on ICOs and the regulation to which they are exposed. Per the study, ...

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Blockchain Business in Crypto Valley Has Doubled Since Last Year: Report

The number of blockchain-related companies in Switzerland and Liechtenstein has doubled in the last year, according to a new study published by CV VC. The Zug-based firm, in partnership with Strategy& (PwC’s global consulting arm) and inacta, compiled information about the top 50 blockchain and digital asset companies between the two countries. The report also highlights blockchain activity in Zug, ...

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Qtum Price Surpasses $4 as Trading Volume Picks up

There is still a lot of uneasy momentum in the world of cryptocurrency. Most of the top currencies are still in the red, although some others are noting interesting gains. The Qtum price, for example, is enjoying some upward momentum right now, courtesy of a very high trading volume. Qtum Price is Rising Nicely It has been a very interesting ...

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Noah Project Gathers Thousands of Crypto Geeks under One Roof

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, TRON: Price Analysis, October 10

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. After a period of relatively calm trading activity, this week has seen a ...

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