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Litecoin Price Drops Below $55 in Search of a Stable Floor – The Merkle

All cryptocurrencies are struggling right now. Given the current battle for control in the Bitcoin price department, that is no big surprise. Things are looking a bit bleak for the Litecoin price right now, even though the overall upward trend is still intact.  With a Litecoin price of under $55, a week-long downward trend is […]

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Globitex: Commission-free Bitcoin Cash Trading and Token Sale

Bitcoinist.net · October 23, 2017 · 4:00 pm The institutional-grade Bitcoin exchange, co-founded by an early Bitcoin adopter Jon Matonis, has announced their token sale project to facilitate a step-change in trading volumes and liquidity. [Note: This is a press release.] October 2017, London, UK – Globitex, a Bitcoin exchange with advanced API functionality, is scaling […]

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R3 Files DLT Patents for ‘Dynamic’ Record-Keeping System

Consortium startup R3 has filed two patent applications detailing its work on applying distributed ledger tech to “dynamic” agreements between financial institutions. The two applications – submitted last year and published by the the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Oct. 19 – detail the use of a system for tracking, maintaining and updating agreements via a shared ledger. Using […]

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Prince Alwaleed: Bitcoin is “Enron in the Making”

In a statement that will no doubt have many readers uttering “well, duh”, Saudi Arabian businessman and billionaire Prince Alwaleed has come out with scepticism about Bitcoin. Speaking on CNBC’s “Squawk Box”, the grandson of the first Saudi King had the following to say of the digital asset: It just doesn’t make sense. This thing […]

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Should We Fix Malleability in Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash? If so, how? And when?

Op-Ed Written by Jonald Fyookball. If you’re a Bitcoiner or crypto-enthusiast, you’ve probably heard this “malleability” issue being discussed and wondered what it’s all about. Maybe you’ve probably heard a bunch of conflicting ideas and opinions about it too. Let’s break it all down. What’s Malleability? There’s different types of malleability, but to make a […]

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Cashaa Welcomes Central Bankers, MIT Scientists and Fortune Top 500 Leaders for its CAS Token Sale

Cashaa, the blockchain-based financial services initiative, has announced that a number of new high-profile Advisors will be joining its team. One of the most recent is Dr. Bernard Lietaer – the author of a number of widely-acclaimed books including The Future of Money; Money and Sustainability; and New Money for a New World – who […]

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Universa Takes to the Skies

Universa has joined the Blockchain.aero consortium that unites manufacturers, service providers, and software developers working to make mass urban aviation a reality. Rapid advancements in engineering allow for a completely new type of aircraft and infrastructure, but manufacturers don’t have to limit themselves to simply selling the product. By employing blockchain technology along with the […]

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Thinking Big? Bank Blockchains Will Advance By Doing Everything But

Noelle Acheson is a 10-year veteran of company analysis, corporate finance and fund management, and a member of CoinDesk’s product team. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday, exclusively to our subscribers. While blockchain news may seem flooded these days with bank-sponsored projects either launching or hitting milestones, […]

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