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Know Your Transaction Is the KYC of Blockchain

You’ve heard of KYC – Know Your Customer – and possibly also KYT – Know Your Transaction – but have likely yet to experience...

No, Visa Doesn’t Handle 24,000 TPS and Neither Does Your Pet Blockchain

When it comes to measuring the speed of new blockchains, the comparison is always with Visa. Despite not being a blockchain, the 24,000 transactions...
Chinese Stock Exchange Cracks Down on Companies Falsely Claiming Blockchain Affiliation

Chinese Stock Exchanges Crack Down on Companies Falsely Claiming “Blockchain”

It appears that China’s stock exchanges are seeking to prevent companies from issuing misleading information in order to drive hype around blockchain technology -...
Reports of “Blockchain Elections” in Sierra Leone Were All Fake News

Mainstream Media Reports of “Blockchain Elections” in Sierra Leone Are All Fake News

The hype around so called applications of "blockchain technology" is nothing new, as many people have successfully used it to get free publicity for...
Cryptocurrency, ICO and Blockchain Officially Added to the Dictionary

Cryptocurrency, ICO and Blockchain Officially Added to the Dictionary

Besides helping language learners, students and everyone else find the exact definitions of words, dictionaries also sometimes serve as time capsules that reveal what...
Centralized Cryptoruble Not Possible, Minister Tells Putin

Centralized Cryptoruble Not Possible, Minister Tells Putin

The Russian Ministry of Finance is not against a national cryptocurrency, provided the state does not participate in it. The creation of a centralized...
Bitcoin Skeptic Dennis Gartman Duped by Dubious Blockchain Investment

Bitcoin Skeptic Dennis Gartman Duped by Dubious Blockchain Investment

‘Commodities King’ Dennis Gartman has been left with a red face and diminished pension fund after investing in a dubious blockchain company. Shares in...
Kodak Getting Into Bitcoin Mining

Kodak Getting Into Bitcoin Mining

Kodak, a legacy photography company synonymous with the last century, is to launch its own cryptocurrency, Kodakcoin. Not content with holding an ICO, the...
Gaming Company Veltyco Tapping into Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Gaming Company Veltyco Tapping into Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

UK Gaming company Veltyco Group announced today that it has "commenced discussions with blockchain and cryptocurrency providers" about potential partnerships. Afterwards, its stock price leaped...

Stanford’s Applied Cryptography Group Aims to Bulletproof Bitcoin

Stanford University’s Applied Cryptography Group (ACG) is proposing Bulletproofs, a way to drastically reduce blockchain data, roughly ten-fold. The ACG team argues how using aggregation...