TSMC: Cryptocurrency Mining Drove Strong Third Quarter Revenue
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TSMC: Cryptocurrency Mining Drove Strong Third Quarter Revenue

btcethereumadmin - October 20, 2017

The chief financial officer for the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), the world's largest independent semiconductor foundry, cited cryptocurrency mining in the firm's third-quarter results. The company –…

Mastercard Expands Access to B2B Blockchain Payment Tools
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Mastercard Expands Access to B2B Blockchain Payment Tools

btcethereumadmin - October 20, 2017

Credit card giant Mastercard is pushing ahead with a set of blockchain payment tools first unveiled last year, opening them up to banks and merchants for wider…

Islamic Development Bank to Research Sharia-Compliant Blockchain Products
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Islamic Development Bank to Research Sharia-Compliant Blockchain Products

btcethereumadmin - October 20, 2017

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) of Saudi Arabia's research outfit is reportedly using blockchain to develop new sharia-complaint financial products. According to Reuters, the Islamic Research and Training…

Quiet Surge: Bitcoin Price Sets New High Above $6,000
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Quiet Surge: Bitcoin Price Sets New High Above $6,000

btcethereumadmin - October 20, 2017

The price of bitcoin has hit a new all-time high, crossing the $6,000 line for the first time. Markets climbed as high as $6,003.81, according to CoinDesk's…

100 Diplomas: MIT Issues Graduate Certificates on a Blockchain App
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100 Diplomas: MIT Issues Graduate Certificates on a Blockchain App

btcethereumadmin - October 20, 2017

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has used bitcoin's blockchain to issue digital diplomas to over 100 graduates as a part of a pilot project. In an…

ECB President: Bitcoin Not ‘Mature’ Enough to Be Regulated
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ECB President: Bitcoin Not ‘Mature’ Enough to Be Regulated

btcethereumadmin - October 20, 2017

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), has said that cryptocurrencies are not "mature" enough to be regulated. Speaking at a press conference last week,…

Vote for CoinDesk’s Most Influential People in Blockchain 2017
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Vote for CoinDesk’s Most Influential People in Blockchain 2017

btcethereumadmin - October 20, 2017

in·flu·ence ˈinflo͝oəns: The power or capacity of causing an effect in indirect or intangible ways. What makes a person influential? It's a question without an easy answer,…

Jaguar-Backed Blockchain Startup Completes $6 Million ICO
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Jaguar-Backed Blockchain Startup Completes $6 Million ICO

btcethereumadmin - October 20, 2017

A blockchain startup funded by the venture arm of Jaguar Land Rover has raised roughly $6 million in an initial coin offering (ICO). DOVU told CoinDesk that…

UK Police Force Investigate the Defunct Mintpal Exchange and Owner
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UK Police Force Investigate the Defunct Mintpal Exchange and Owner

btcethereumadmin - October 20, 2017

According to various reports, users of the now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mintpal have received an email from the UK’s Avon and Somerset Economic Crime Team. The team’s detective…

Russia’s Government to Test Blockchain Land Registry System
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Russia’s Government to Test Blockchain Land Registry System

btcethereumadmin - October 20, 2017

The Russian government is to begin testing a blockchain-based land registry system early next year. According to a draft resolution published by the Ministry of Economic Development, the Federal…