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Block School: Satoshi’s Vision | NewsBTC

Here at NewsBTC we believe that education and knowledge is fundamental to the wider adoption of cryptocurrencies and growth of the blockchain industry. We will be expanding our education section by delving deeper into some of the machinations and technology behind the blocks. Our weekly articles aim to provide a greater understanding of how things work in the crypto ecosystem. ...

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First Block Capital Launches Canadian Bitcoin Mutual Fund

Yesterday, First Block Capital Inc, a Canadian blockchain and cryptocurrency investment company, announced that its Bitcoin (BTC) trust has achieved mutual fund status in Canada. Due to this, it allows investors to place funds in registered accounts such as Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSP) or Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSA). Bitcoin Mutual Fund Block’s FBC Bitcoin (BTC) trust allows qualified investors ...

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Block School: A Brief Pre-Bitcoin History

Here at NewsBTC we believe that education and knowledge is fundamental to the wider adoption of cryptocurrencies and growth of the blockchain industry. We will be expanding our education section by delving deeper into some of the machinations and technology behind the blocks. Our weekly articles aim to provide a greater understanding of how things work in the crypto ecosystem. ...

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Is Wright Wrong, Ethereum Block Reward Cut and Big Raises: This Week in Crypto

Make sure you check out our previous edition here, now let’s go over what happened in crypto this week. Also, make sure you subscribe for this weeks edition of The CCN Podcast on iTunes, TuneIn, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, Youtube or wherever you get your podcasts. Price Watch: Bitcoin is up 7.15%  to $7,200 after fluctuating just below the $7,000 mark last Sunday before finally breaking it on Tuesday. The price ...

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Ethereum Core Devs Delay ‘Difficulty Bomb,’ Reduce Block Rewards to 2 ETH

Ethereum (ETH) core developers decided on their regular YouTube meeting August 31 to delay the “Difficulty Bomb” by agreeing to include the code for such a change into the upcoming Constantinople hard fork. One of the prime objectives of the Ethereum Foundation lies in the adoption of a new consensus algorithm – Proof-of-Stake (PoS). In order to implement it, the ...

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Ethereum Developers Strike Deal to Reduce Block Reward by 33%

A proposal that is expected to change how much ether enters the cryptocurrency economy was finalized on Friday, Aug. 31, as developers agreed to include the code for such a change into Ethereum’s next hard fork, Constantinople. Constantinople is designed to increase efficiency and lower transaction fees on the blockchain. It’s a protocol upgrade that seeks to smooth the transition ...

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Firefox to Block Cryptojacking Malware in New Browser Releases

Firefox will block cryptojacking malware in future versions of its web browser, according to an announcement August 30. The move comes as part of an anti-tracking initiative expected to be implemented over the next few months. In the announcement, Firefox cites a study by browser extension Ghostery, stating that 55.4 percent of the total time required to load an average ...

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Canadian Government Launches Ethereum Block Explorer

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has launched a blockchain explorer built on Ethereum. According to a news release, the organization said the blockchain explorer application, dubbed Catena, was developed by Bitaccess and will be hosted by its Industrial Research Assistance Program on the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS). This makes the hosted data always accessible and immutable, as it’s ...

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Application of BodyOne, the World’s First Block Chain4.0-based project on Fitness Industry

BodyOne is the world’s first fitness ecological platform with block chain-based 4.0 and intelligent chip technology, which put forward to implement with fitness scene. “Earning Token on Fit Miner ,Cryptocurrency Mining with cycling” is the true core of the meaning BodyOne established. The users can ride PLAISIR CYCLE as Fit Miner to burn calories that are collected into the database ...

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Timicoin Itching to Show off Its Decentralized Healthcare Record Ledger at the ‘Block Show’

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. DALLAS, TX, July 27, 2018 — Timicoin, world’s first cryptocurrency mobile platform to use blockchain technology for storing and accessing medical records, will have its healthcare expert team at the upcoming BLOCK SHOW in Las ...

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