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Digital Currency Donors and Crypto-Backed Endowments Fuel Higher Learning

Digital Currency Donors and Crypto-Backed Endowments Fuel Higher LearningDigital asset holders and organizations have been donating funds to a number of well-known universities. These days a slew of popular colleges like Stanford, MIT, Cornell, Puget Sound, and Princeton all accept digital currency donations or have high-net-worth crypto backers funding these schools. On the flip side of higher education, many of the world’s prestigious […]

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Survey: ‘Blockchain’ Was Most Overrated Buzzword of 2018

Survey: 'Blockchain' Was Most Overrated Buzzword of 2018A survey has determined that advertisers believe the word “blockchain” to have been the most overrated of 2018. This is hardly a surprise as many companies from fields completely unrelated to cryptocurrency claimed to use or test blockchain technology last year with little to show for it. Also Read: In the Daily: Shapeshift Beta, Coinsquare […]

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The Fallacy That Blockchain Is Stuck in One Place

Blockchain skeptics wrongly assume that the technology is in stasis, writes Michael J. Casey.

Immutability Questioned After Steemit Blog Bans 9/11 Blackmailer’s Account

Immutability Questioned After Steemit Blog Bans 9/11 Blackmailer's AccountThe blockchain-powered blogging platform Steemit is being accused of centralization and censorship. On Jan. 7, 2019, the hacker group The Dark Overlord had its account banned from Steemit by a developer known as ‘Jredbeard’ for violating the company’s terms of service agreement. Also Read: Developer Releases Cash-DB, a Terab Project Fork for the BCH Network Steemit […]

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Nevada Saw an Influx of Blockchain Recorded Marriages in 2018

Nevada Sees an Influx of Blockchain Recorded Marriages in 2018According to public records obtained from Washoe County, home to one of the marriage epicenters of the world in Reno, Nevada, the region saw over 950 blockchain recorded marriages in 2018. Moreover, about 250 miles away in Elko, Nevada, county officials are recording birth certificates using blockchain technology. Also read: Connecticut Software Engineering School Receives $10,000 […]

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Connecticut Software Engineering School Receives $10,000 BTC Donation

Connecticut Software Engineering School Receives $10,000 BTC DonationDuring the first week of 2019, Holberton School in New Haven, whose two-year higher education program aims to “drive the digital transformation revolution,” received a large cryptocurrency donation. On Monday it was announced that the cofounder of software suite the Scroll Network, Nathan Pitruzzello, donated $10,000 worth of digital currency to the Connecticut school that’s known […]

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With Deplatforming on the Rise, Onchain Social Media App Memo Shows Promise

With Deplatforming on the Rise, Onchain Social Media App Memo Shows PromiseLast year the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community welcomed a BCH-based social media network called Memo.cash. Since then Memo has gathered a lot of traction with hundreds of profiles and thousands of onchain updates and conversations posted to the BCH chain. Also read: Crypto-Friendly Statesman Takes Over Swiss Presidency Memo’s Uncensorable Posts Continue to Grow In […]

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Mckinsey: Despite Billions of Dollars, Corporate Blockchains Have Achieved Little

McKinsey: Corporate Blockchains Achieve Little After Billions of Dollars SunkDuring the last 18 months, companies have claimed to be able to use blockchain technology to improve the supply of everything from vegetables to automobiles. An increasing body of evidence, however, suggests that the reality has failed to match the hype. Also Read: Phillip Frost Agrees to Settle Riot Blockchain Related Case for $5.5M Billions […]

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Thai Government Agency Develops Blockchain Tech for Elections Voting

A Thailand government agency has developed a blockchain-based solution that's set to digitalize elections voting in the country.

Phillip Frost Agrees to Settle Riot Blockchain Related Case for $5.5 Million

Phillip Frost Agrees to Settle Riot Blockchain Related Case for $5.5 MillionRiot Blockchain, Inc. replaced its CEO in September after the SEC charged him in connection with a fraudulent $27 million pump and dump scheme. Now another person involved in that case, biotech billionaire Phillip Frost, has agreed to pay $5.5 million to settle the charges. Also Read: The Daily: Best Selling Authors Introduce Bitcoin to […]

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