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Tech Giants Collaborate to Launch a Blockchain to Ensure Ethical Sourcing of Cobalt

Since the drive towards electric cars had surged and countries world around pledging to concentrate on going full electric to reduce carbon footprints, a particular demand has increased for a rare element which happens to be very rare. The need for a mineral used in the lithium-ion battery, Cobalt, has increased many folds over the recent years, reports suggest. And…

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Crypto Giant Coinbase Gained Pace in Q4 2018, Although Bitcoin (BTC) Fell by 40%

Even though Coinbase has lately turned out to be a contentious corporation, particularly since it started to include crypto assets in every aspect, the corporation from quite some time had an unremitting drive for modernization. After constructing a store in 2012, the San Francisco-based establishment, run by an ex-Airbnb worker having the visualization of splendor, has rapidly put up the…

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After announcing to host G20 summit in 2020, India is now showing interest in approving cryptocurrencies.

Yesterday one of the senior members of the second interdisciplinary committee expressed the possibility of the cryptocurrency to get legalized in India, as per the reports obtained by the NewIndianExpress. India’s current stance on the digital currency and the related assets is a clear and a strict, harsh ban, but with new changes such as India’s participation in the G20…

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Bank of America Discloses Innovative Blockchain Copyright Aiming Currency Management

Bank of America (BoA) is looking forward to copyright a structure by means of blockchain technology in order to progress currency management, as per the latest news available on Dec. 25th. Presented in the month of June 2017, the copyright mentions “banking structures functioned by information bearing evidence.” “Features of the news speak about organizing, constructing, and making the most…

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‘More Than 4000 Percent Growth in Crypto Mining Malware This Year’: McAfee Report 2018

As per the research conducted by the U.S. cybersecurity firm- McAfee, there has been a growth of over 4000 percent in crypto mining malware this year. The report elaborated that only in the third quarter of 2018, there have almost 4 million mining malware threats reported. Whereas, the years went by reported- less than 500,000 such cases. Further, the McAfee…

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Luno hiring 40 employees in such tough period

The current scenario does not at all look good for the crypto world. Bitcoin has attained the lowest price in the last fifteen months, various heavyweights such as ConsenSys are relieving their staff members, many ICO startups are facing issues related to cash shortage even before their product is being introduced into the market and such a situation does not…

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UNICEF Shortlists Six Blockchain Startups for Humanitarian Investments Venture

Post the introduction of the “blockchain call” in the market in the past; the United Nations International Children Education Fund (UNICEF) initiated their investments process into six different blockchain startups for humanitarian benefits. Among the UNICEF’s programme countries, one of them had been selected to be summoned in the early stage technology start-ups in January 2018, where they had received…

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