Blockchain




Court Likens Coinbase to a ‘Traditional Bank’ in Child Porn Appeal Case

A three-judge panel has ruled that FBI agents who subpoenaed Coinbase records to show a man had used Bitcoin to access child pornography did not violate his Fourth Amendment rights. They rejected th… [+2925 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)



Prokey Launches its First Web-Access Hardware Wallet, Prokey Optimum

A safer, more secure way of handling and storing cryptocurrency assets
  • Official launch of the Prokey Optimum Hardware Wallet
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Optus commits to digital core upgrade

Optus is set to upgrade its core business systems to SAP’s S/4 HANA, creating a “digital core” that could help it enable new capabilities at the edge like predictive maintenance for cellular towers. … [+2154 chars]... read more (iTnews)



Digital asset security startup Curv raises $23M

Digital asset security startup Curv Inc. has raised $23 million in new funding to support institutional growth, increase its headcount and for the development of new solutions. The Series A round ca… [+3524 chars]... read more (SiliconANGLE News)



Moscow’s online voting system has some major vulnerabilities, allowing votes to be decrypted before the official count

Russias nationwide vote on constitutional amendments continued the countrys experiment with online voting, but only in the Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod regions. This time around, developers changed the… [+4472 chars]... read more (Meduza)



Pomp Converts Comedian Bill Burr: ‘I’m getting Bitcoin! F—- this!’

Bitcoin bull Anthony Pompliano has just persuaded Bill Burr, one of the biggest comedians in the world, to invest in cryptocurrency. In a July 1 episode of the Bill Bert Podcast so named for the com… [+2905 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)



Cartesi launches Decartes SDK bringing blockchain dapp development to Linux

The Cartesi Foundation today announced the launch of the Decartes software development kit and developer portal to enable developers to build distributed ledger blockchain apps using the Linux operat… [+3677 chars]... read more (SiliconANGLE News)



Breakthrough System Enables Entirely New Kinds of Applications Incorporating Money

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Kazakh Gov Plans to Double Its Investment in Digital Currency Mining

Kazakhstan officials revealed the nations digital currency development plan to experts from Russia and China at "2020 Astana Online Financial Day". According to the China Ministry of Commerce on July… [+1816 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)



Ideanomics: Additional Financing May Push Sales Up

Ideanomics (IDEX) released a gross profit margin of 96% in 2019 and appears to have a growing electric vehicle ("EV") business unit. With a recent 2020 sales estimate, I get an EV/revenue ratio of 3.… [+14372 chars]... read more (Seeking Alpha)



Impact of COVID-19 on Crypto and Blockchain Payments

Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are slowly making a transition from speculative investment instruments to payments. Special attention to payment habits and the financial life cycle as the COVID-19 p… [+16639 chars]... read more (Dzone.com)



OKCoin Exec Says PayPal Will Boost Crypto Adoption, If Rumors True

Rumors recently surfaced of mainstream payment giant PayPal adding crypto as an option on its platform. Although he had no additional information on the legitimacy of the rumors, OKCoin COO Jason Lau… [+2297 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)



Vendia, founded by two AWS executives and aiming to build a multi-cloud serverless platform, raises $5.1M seed led by Neotribe's Swaroop Kolluri (Frederic Lardinois/TechCrunch)

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Market Wrap: As Traditional Markets Rally, Bitcoin Gets Boring

Bitcoin broke above $9,250 for the first time since Friday as the leading cryptocurrency continues to trade in a tight range just above $9,000 for several weeks. But cryptocurrency markets have staye… [+3553 chars]... read more (CoinDesk)



US Senators Float Bill Requiring Congressional Watchdog Study Crypto’s Role in Trafficking

DisclosureThe leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. CoinDesk is an independent op… [+103 chars]... read more (CoinDesk)



Payment trends and disruptors ...

PAYMENT TRENDS AND DISRUPTORS Payment processes have been drastically impacted by advancements in technologies. According to a McKinsey report, blockchain technology can optimize processes within the… [+2751 chars]... read more (Visual.ly)



Defence IT investment to climb to $20 billion over next decade

The federal government is expected to spend more than $20 billion strengthening the Department of Defence's IT and cyber security capabilities over the coming decade. The funding, outlined in the 20… [+5936 chars]... read more (iTnews)



Crypto Mobile Apps Are on the Rise in India Following Supreme Court Decision

Indias crypto developers have begun to release new mobile apps, following a positive ruling by the nations Supreme Court with regard to blockchain technology. The Courts decision reversed laws that p… [+1274 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)



Xrp Chat

Here is the Story... Internet of Value - Ripple #for information/educational purposes only First.. 5GM 200K 2012 32M 6.4M 2013 2014 201E invested/trusteD BY.. SBI' GROUP G/ centure + 37 OCHers High p… [+1939 chars]... read more (Visual.ly)



INFOGRAPHIC: Ripple vs SWIFT - General ...

gripple A BATTLE FOR THE $150 TRILLION* COMPARISON OF THE VS- TWO MOST POPULAR CROSS-BORDER PAYMENT (SWIFT NETWORKS * Global B2B Money Transfer Market (McKinsey's Global Payments Report 2018) gripple… [+4629 chars]... read more (Visual.ly)



Invest in Ripple XRP (With images ...

10 VITAL TIPS FOR INVESTING IN RIPPLE AFFORDABILITY 1 Make sure you can afford to lose whatever you invest on, particularly Crypto. Altcoins are famous for their volatility but volatilty can also be … [+1666 chars]... read more (Visual.ly)



4 Skills for Your 2020 Tech Toolbox

4 WAYS TO UPSKILL IN 2020 IF YOU KNOW EXCEL, LEARN... SQL IF YOU KNOW FRONT END, LEARN... REACT IF YOU KNOW BACK END, LEARN... DEV OPS IF YOU KNOW HTML/CSS, LEARN... JAVASCRIPT CLOUD COMPUTING 4 TREN… [+81 chars]... read more (Visual.ly)



Satoshi’s Unappreciated Marketing Genius, Feat. Dan Held

There is a constant free market competition to define the Bitcoin narrative, and Krakens Dan Held argues this is part of what makes the protocol so strong. For more episodes and free early access be… [+1706 chars]... read more (CoinDesk)



Startup Brings Blockchain Functionality to Steam Gaming Platform

Blockchains inexorable push into the world of gaming is occurring simultaneously on a number of fronts. From AAA tentpole productions backed by major crypto players, through crypto-powered Esports to… [+1980 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)



Libra Partner Bison Trails Just Announced Support for Ethereum 2.0

Over the past few weeks, Ethereum as a network has seen a spike in transactions and active users. Just days ago data from Santiment indicated that the number of daily active addresses passed a two y… [+2624 chars]... read more (newsBTC)



‘I Failed Terribly at Keeping My Identity Secret’: Scott Alexander on the Value of Pseudonymity

What’s in a name? The power to render someone mute. Last week, Scott Alexander, the author of the influential rationalist blog Slate Star Codex (SSC), abruptly shut down (perhaps temporarily) his bl… [+7905 chars]... read more (CoinDesk)