Apple Hints at Behind-the-Scenes Blockchain Work in New SEC Filing
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Apple Hints at Behind-the-Scenes Blockchain Work in New SEC Filing

btcethereumadmin - February 15, 2019

Apple has submitted what might seem like an arcane filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – but the document contains tantalizing details about the computing…

NYSE Arca Filing Kicks Off Countdown for New Bitcoin ETF
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NYSE Arca Filing Kicks Off Countdown for New Bitcoin ETF

btcethereumadmin - February 15, 2019

The clock just started on the latest effort to launch a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced it was beginning its…

8 Illicit Crypto-Mining Windows Apps Removed From Microsoft Store
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8 Illicit Crypto-Mining Windows Apps Removed From Microsoft Store

btcethereumadmin - February 15, 2019

A number of apps in Microsoft’s app store have been found to be able to illicitly mine cryptocurrency. The eight apps, discovered by Symantec on Jan. 17, hosted a version of…

Luxembourg Passes Bill to Give Blockchain Securities Legal Status
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Luxembourg Passes Bill to Give Blockchain Securities Legal Status

btcethereumadmin - February 15, 2019

The European nation of Luxembourg has just passed a bill providing a legal framework for securities issued over blockchains. According to a notice published Thursday, the country’s…

Nvidia Says Crypto Drop-Off Helped Drive ‘Disappointing’ Fourth Quarter
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Nvidia Says Crypto Drop-Off Helped Drive ‘Disappointing’ Fourth Quarter

btcethereumadmin - February 15, 2019

U.S.-based graphics card maker Nvidia has said the downturn in sales to cryptocurrency miners drove a “disappointing” fourth quarter. In its latest financial report, published Thursday, the…

Coinsquare Acquires Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchange StellarX
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Coinsquare Acquires Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchange StellarX

btcethereumadmin - February 15, 2019

Canada-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare has acquired decentralized exchange (DEX) StellarX. Announcing the news on Thursday, the firm said the purchase comes it acquired stellar wallet BlockEQ last December.…

Russia’s Minister of Justice: Cryptocurrencies Don’t Need to Be Legally Defined Yet
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Russia’s Minister of Justice: Cryptocurrencies Don’t Need to Be Legally Defined Yet

btcethereumadmin - February 15, 2019

Russia’s stance on cryptocurrency remains unclear after the Minister of Justice this week announced that there is still no need to formalize crypto-related legislation. This is because…

Baidu Launches Plug and Play Blockchain Platform for Dapps
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Baidu Launches Plug and Play Blockchain Platform for Dapps

btcethereumadmin - February 14, 2019

Chinese search giant Baidu has launched a blockchain platform aimed to simplify commercial deployment of decentralized apps, or dapps. Officially announced by Baidu Cloud on Thursday, the Baidu Blockchain Engine…

HSBC Exec Says Using Blockchain Slashed Forex Trading Costs by 25%
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HSBC Exec Says Using Blockchain Slashed Forex Trading Costs by 25%

btcethereumadmin - February 14, 2019

An HSBC executive has said that the bank’s blockchain-based system has helped it cut the costs of settling foreign exchange trades. Speaking to Reuters, Mark Williamson, chief operating…

Latest XRP Ledger Release Boosts Censorship Resistance and More
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Latest XRP Ledger Release Boosts Censorship Resistance and More

btcethereumadmin - February 14, 2019

Blockchain payments infrastructure firm Ripple has announced the latest release of XRP Ledger. “Stewarded” by Ripple, the open-source protocol is maintained by a network of peer-to-peer servers…