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S. Korea's Top Telephone Company Reveals Its Own Blockchain Network
State-owned KT Corporation, South Korea's largest telephone company, has announced the launch of its blockchain-powered commercial network.
Bitcoin Rallies Beyond $8,000 to Reach 60-Day High
Positive market sentiment pushes the value of Bitcoin beyond $8,000 for the first time since May 24, 2018, sparking anticipation of a possible bull run as predicted by market analysts such as eToro's Mati Greenspan.
Indicator Suggests Bitcoin's $8K Rally Is Overstretched
Bitcoin market has had a bullish start to the week, but the momentum could wane in the next few days, technical studies indicate.
South Korean Telecoms Giant KT Has Built Its Own Blockchain
KT Corporation, one of the two largest telecoms companies in South Korea, has launched a proprietary blockchain network, aiming to apply the technology across areas including ID verification, data roaming and energy trading.
Meet Honeyminer: The App That Lets You Earn Bitcoin With a Laptop Again
New mining software promises to let almost anyone earn small amounts of bitcoin with a Windows laptop, giving users a taste of the cryptocurrency's early days.
Hubble Researcher Focuses on Blockchain for Space Data Processing
A Hubble Space Telescope researcher is testing a blockchain network for processing the vast amounts of data produced.
China Now Downplaying Blockchain Could Be Social Construct to Build It Up
China is building toward being a nation that separates the decentralized cryptocurrencies from the underlying blockchain.
Confirmed: TRON Acquires Major P2P Platform Operator BitTorrent
TRON's long-rumoured acquisition of BitTorrent Inc., the operator of popular torrent client uTorrent, has been confirmed by TRON founder Justin Sun in a community letter published July 24.
ConsenSys Signs MoU With China's 'Smart City' of Xiongan for Blockchain Consulting
China's Xiongan New Area government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ConsenSys to bring blockchain technology to the "Smart city," the South China Morning Post reported July 23.
Gibraltar Stock Exchange's Blockchain Platform Opens to Public Trading
The UK Overseas Territory of Gibraltar launched its Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange July 23, a press release confirmed, opening up cryptocurrency trading.
Singapore Airlines Launches Blockchain-Based Loyalty Wallet, Co-Developed by Microsoft
Singapore Airlines has launched its own airline loyalty digital wallet that uses blockchain technology, it announced July 24.
Bank of Canada: Double Spending is "Unrealistic" in Blockchain Technology
A study released in July 2018 by the Bank of Canada concludes the dreaded "Double spending" attack on public blockchains is an "Unrealistic" outcome.
Senior Market Analyst at eToro: 'Bitcoin on Cusp of Largest Bull Run in History'
On July 23, 2018, Bitcoin prices broke resistance at two-month highs and added $18 billion to its market cap in under a week.
Scam or Be Scammed? Ponzi Games Are Breaking Out on Ethereum
According to data website DappRadar, both games have amassed 20,000 ether in trading volume over the last 24 hours, a figure that puts them on par with top decentralized exchanges and that exceeds the highest highs of CryptoKitties, the blockchain's most famous viral decentralized application to date.
Another $1 Billion Blockchain Fund to Launch With Government Backing
Another Chinese city is launching a fund worth over $1 billion in order to support the development of blockchain-focused enterprises.
Sealing the Deal: The Rise of Blockchain-Powered Trade Finance Platforms
Global trade has long been viewed as one of the most conspicuous areas for instrumental application of distributed ledger technology, with both trade finance and supply chains relying on antiquated, unreliable systems of record keeping and trust management.
General Electric Participates in Blockchain Startup Xage Security's $12 Mln Funding Round
The venture capital arm of General Electric has joined a $12 million investment round in blockchain startup Xage Security in order to develop its security fabric for industries from energy to building management, a press release confirmed July 23.
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Bitcoin Breaks $8,000 as Selected Alts See Slight Recovery
In the days following the strong upswing that kicked off across the crypto market on July 16 and accelerated further on July 17, Bitcoin has sustained positive momentum while other alts slid into negative territory.
Libertarian Party Gubernatorial Campaign to Accept BTC Despite Unclear Legal Framework
The Libertarian Party candidate for Wisconsin governor will accept Bitcoin donations despite the state's Ethics Commission's finding them a "Serious challenge" to compliance with state law, local news agency the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported July 23.
Indian Crypto Exchange Unocoin Suspends Fiat Deposits, Withdrawals in Wake of RBI Ban
Unocoin, a major Indian crypto wallet provider and exchange, has suspended rupee deposits and withdrawals "As per orders" from the country's central bank, according to Unocoin's blog post July 23.
Chinese Region Halts Cryptocurrency Mining Operations
In-line with a strict government crackdown on all things crypto, a small province in China is forced to shut-down illegal bitcoin mining operations in the region before August 2018.Mining Crackdown.
UK Central Bank Says New Payments System Will Be Blockchain Friendly
The Bank of England's updated payments system will be compatible with blockchain-based financial technology forms, Reuters reported Monday.
A New Bitcoin Wallet Fulfills an Old Privacy Promise
This desktop-friendly bitcoin wallet, which can only be used with the anonymizing Tor browser, will be the first mainstream light wallet to offer CoinJoin transactions, dispatching lots of transactions at once to obscure their sources.
Bitcoin Price Climbs Back Above $8,000 to Reach 60-Day High
Bitcoin's price has climbed back above $8,000 for the first time in two months, data shows.
US Chamber of Commerce Calls for Clarity on ICOs
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is interested in initial coin offerings as a way for companies to tap capital - but only if they're regulated, that is.
Google to Offer Distributed Ledger Solutions in Cloud Platform Marketplace
Google is joining the list of tech giants to deploy blockchain technology to offer customers fintech and cloud service solutions, according to an official statement Monday, July 23.
Bank of Canada Study Finds 58% of Canadians Own BTC for Investment Purposes
Canadian citizens used Bitcoin mainly for investment purposes in 2017, according to a study by the Bank of Canada published July 23.
BitFunder Founder Pleads Guilty to Charges of Fraud and Obstruction of Justice
The operator of now defunct Bitcoin stock exchange BitFunder has pleaded guilty to federal charges of obstruction of justice and securities fraud, Reuters reports July 23.
Crypto Stock Exchange Operator Pleads Guilty to Fraud
The man behind two now-defunct cryptocurrency investment sites has pled guilty to securities fraud and obstruction of justice charges.