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Mastercard Patents Blockchain Tech To Combat Fake Identities

Mastercard has filed a patent for a Blockchain system to store and verify identity data, in an application published by the U.S Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) April 12. Mastercard states: “Traditionally, proof [of identity] has been provided via government identification, credit cards, business cards…[such] proof may be inaccurate… or may be entirely fabricated in ways that may be difficult ...

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We Can Combat Poor Data Privacy with Blockchain Applications

By now we’ve all seen the headlines about Facebook’s poor data practices: as many as 87 million users’ personal records affected by Cambridge Analytica, 2.2 billion users’ profiles scraped by third parties, and so on. But what went wrong isn’t limited to Facebook. The problem is that an internet run by centralized digital superpowers leaves users with little control over ...

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“Saga” Token Will Employ Methods From Traditional Finance in Attempts to Combat Volatility

In efforts to fight against the volatility that comes with most cryptocurrencies, a group of famed economists and financial innovators have plans to create “the first non-anonymous blockchain-based digital currency,” called Saga (SGA). Saga is being developed by The Saga Foundation, a Swiss non-profit established last year that is dedicated to developing new technologies in open and decentralized software. The Saga token’s ...

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US Regulators Working Together to Combat Crypto Fraud, Says CFTC’s Giancarlo

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. US regulators have begun to coordinate with their overseas counterparts to combat cryptocurrency fraud, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo said Wednesday. Giancarlo revealed this international effort during a U.S. House of Representatives committee hearing on the CFTC’s budget for fiscal year 2019, adding ...

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US Congress Plans to Combat Crypto Use in Terrorism Financing

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. US policymakers have made targeting cryptocurrency-fueled terrorism and the illicit use of digital coins for any purpose a priority. Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) of the House Financial Services Committee on Jan. 10 introduced the Financial Technology Innovation and Defense Act to Congress. A key feature of the ...

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World’s First AR Mobile Combat Game, Reality Clash Token Sale Ends Tomorrow! 17:00 UTC

September 28, 2017 – The world’s first Augmented Reality (AR) mobile combat game Reality Clash closes their token sale tomorrow at 17:00 UTC. The innovative FPS (First Person Shooter) game uses the camera on the player’s iOS or Android mobile device to overlay graphics onto their real-world environment, so that streets, buildings and other features become part of the game’s ...

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