The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has awarded a new grant that supports the development of an autonomous spacecraft that could make decisions using Blockchain technology without human intervention, news outlet Space.com reported April 18. Jin Wei Kocsis, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Akron, Ohio, received a […]

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Malta has made it obvious that it wants to become the “Blockchain island” and it seems determined to achieve its goal. A notable confirmation that Malta is moving in the right direction regarding Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) regulation was the recent announcement by Binance. The largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world by volume chose Malta […]

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Users of anonymity-focused altcoin Monero (XMR) continue to wait with baited breath after the cryptocurrency hard forked Friday, April 6. In an attempt to protect the cryptocurrency against ASIC miners, the altcoin’s developers successfully completed the transfer to version 7 of Monero, creator Riccardo Spagni confirming the move in typically tongue-in-cheek style on social media: […]

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The Bancor Network (Bancor), a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange, is launching its native wallet with built-in automated token conversions, Bancor privately told Cointelegraph. The wallet symbolizes the next step in the the company’s development of a liquidity solution aimed at making digital currencies operable by common users, including crypto amateurs. The company claims that users are […]

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The US National Security Agency (NSA) is reportedly able to locate senders and receivers of Bitcoin around the world, as classified documents provided by Edward Snowden reveal, The Intercept reports March 20. The sources used for this article were disclosed to The Intercept, a publication dedicated to ‘adversarial journalism’ founded by Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, […]

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Auditing firms have long kept businesses and financial institutions in check with thorough investigations of company accounts. The process ensures that everyone plays by the rules which protects both employees, investors and customers from being burned by dodgy accounting practices. In what is a big move for cryptocurrency and Blockchain technology, accounting giants PricewaterhouseCoopers will […]

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