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Switzerland a Haven for Blockchain

Switzerland has expressed growing interest in blockchain by developing laws for new technology. In its latest report, the Swiss State Secretariat has highlighted predictions for “blockchain’s noteworthy and promising developments for innovation and enhanced security.” Earlier this year, a blockchain working group was set up to compile a report based on the analysis of the blockchain. The report has now…

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Atari Announces Blockchain versions of Mobile Games RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch and Goon Squad

The global interactive entertainment and video game company Atari announced in a press release that it has entered into a license agreement with Animoca Brands Limited granting them the rights to produce and publish blockchain versions of popular Atari mobile games RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch and Goon Squad. The agreement is valid globally excluding China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau. Animoca…

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Increasing use of Tron DApp

In the current week, TRC20 got launched by the TRON foundation where tokens issued by the TRON platform can be exchanged by the people. The TRC20 exchange is situated at the TRX.market. The TRC10 token exchange which was on located at Tronscan is still on the same. Tronscan is the primary block explorer and act as an information system for…

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PayPal’s first step into Blockchain, though currently for employees only

The giant in the payment platform- PayPal has been maintaining an aloof stance from entering into Blockchain landscape since quite a while. But finally, PayPal too ventured into the crypto world. It has released an internal employee incentive program which is based on Blockchain technology. This program was created in PayPal’s innovation lab in San Jose, California. This six month…

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Decade Long Imprisonment Likely for Former Mt. Gox. CEO, if Japanese Prosecutors win Lawsuit

Mark Karpeles, the former CEO of Mt. Gox. may get 10-year long imprisonment on the charge of fraud and embezzlement, as per the reports by Nikkei Asian Review. The proceedings took place in the Tokyo District Court. The charges on Karpeles are to deflect company funds into different ventures. He is also prosecuted for crushing the confidence of Bitcoin users.…

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Canadian City of Calgary Inaugurates State Cryptocurrency ‘Calgary Dollars’

According to the Finance Minister of the province of Alberta, Joe Ceci, the city of Calgary will see a launch of a state cryptocurrency, as reported by the Canadian Global News. It will be the first ever ‘state cryptocurrency.’ Unlike the tendency of other cryptocurrencies to latch on the global financial market, Calgary Dollars has a different focal point. The…

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Good News! Machine Learning Can Spot Cryptocurrency Scam Before Hand

“Machine Learning” is a technology which fits great into the finance industry. The use of it in financial sectors can do wonders. It uses specific datasets and algorithms to train the mathematical model and make predictions, patterns, segmentation and many more. In the past few years, the cryptocurrency market has become a roller coaster ride with the increasing pump-and-dump schemes.…

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Bitcoin Slide Forces Privacy-Friendly Cryptocurrency ZCash to Go Live?

Leading digital currency exchange Coinbase had recently launched Zcash (ZEC) cryptocurrency on Coinbase Pro. The exchange has now announced the support for the cryptocurrency on Coinbase.com. The move now enables users to buy, sell, receive, send or store ZEC throughout the company’s platforms and services. The service is now available on the crypto exchange’s Android and IOS apps. Incidentally, ZCash…

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Report Says Routers Affected by Crypto Malware has Doubled

The security researcher VriesHd recently tweeted that the number of MikroTik routers that have been affected by the cryptojacking malware has increased in numbers by two-fold since summer 2018. The affected count of routers reaching 415,000. The researcher mentioned that the routers by the Latvian manufacturer of network equipment, Mikrotik were affected by around 16 various types of malware including…

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