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China: Trader Sues Exchange OKCoin for Failing to Release Bitcoin Cash

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A Chinese Bitcoin (BTC) investor has sued local crypto exchange OKCoin for allegedly preventing him from getting Bitcoin Cash (BCH) after the BTC fork, local news agency Legal Weekly reports July 31. The case is reportedly the first legal action in China that involved last year’s fork of Bitcoin. The investor, known under the pseudonym Read More

Overstock’s tZERO Closes Its Security Token Offering Tonight

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tZERO, a blockchain subsidiary of e-commerce retail giant Overstock, announced today Aug. 6 that its Security Token Offering (STO) will comes to an end Monday night, with no further extensions. tZERO said that its STO will close at 11:59 PM EDT, whereas investors with fully executed Simple Agreements of Future Equity (SAFEs) have to remit Read More

Bitcoin Hovers Near $7,000, While Altcoins Show Marked Signs of Recovery

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August 5: After yesterday’s market nosedive, Bitcoin (BTC) is up just slightly, hovering around the $7,000 mark. All major altcoins are however showing marked signs of recovery, up between one and seven percent, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is trading around $7,040 to press time, holding ground on the Read More

Here Is How Blockchain Will Help to Explore Space

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Space is an area that has been historically researched by few governments, being a complex matter that requires thorough, high-class research and, therefore, substantial funding. More recently, with the emerging popularity of audacious startups like SpaceX, space exploration has become a less exclusive area. Now, however, it seems that the cryptocurrencies’ primary features — blockchain, Read More

Money or Assets? How World Governments Define Cryptocurrencies

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Cryptocurrencies — what are they? Money? Commodities? Securities? Utility tokens? Or something else? Few national governments seem to be in any kind of agreement on this question, and for now, at least, their divisions have given such currencies as Bitcoin and Ethereum a floating, indeterminate status on the global stage. As a result, cryptocurrencies lack Read More

Coinbase Custody Considers Addition of 37 New Assets Including XRP, EOS and XMR

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San Francisco-based exchange and wallet service Coinbase announced today, Aug. 3 that it is exploring the addition of 40 new assets to its custodial service, Coinbase Custody. The blog post stresses that the crypto assets may be added “for storage only,” and that Coinbase will add them “as quickly and safely as possible.” Coinbase states Read More

Recent Walmart Patent Application Describes Blockchain-Managed Smart Appliances

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U.S. retail giant Walmart has applied for another patent, which describes the management of smart appliances using blockchain technology, according to an application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office August 2. The application outlines systems and methods for managing a smart appliances such as a desktop or server computer, a kiosk, a tabletop Read More

Blockchain in Media: How Blockchain Can Help Advertising

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Advertisers and brands are increasingly losing patience with ad agencies and other players over the lack of transparency in the digital advertising space. Digital ad revenue for the first half of 2017 came in at a record $40 billion, up from $31 billion for the previous year, and it was estimated to have reached $85 Read More