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IBM Files Patent for a Blockchain-Based Web Browser

IBM Files Patent for a Blockchain-Based Web Browser

A new patent application from IBM describes a blockchain-based web browser. Filed on August 6 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, IBM’s patent is for a web browser backed by a peer-to-peer network. The browser collects pre-specified information from web browsing sessions, according to the patent. The information is then transferred to a network of […]

South Korean Fintechs Are Creating a Blockchain for Trading OTC Securities

South Korean Fintechs Are Creating a Blockchain for Trading OTC Securities

A blockchain platform for the trading of unlisted securities is being developed in South Korea, according to a report in the Chosun Ilbo. The goal is to take transactions that are now expensive, slow and insecure and make them efficient and accessible to a wider range of investors. Six local participants are involved in the project, including […]

Facebook hires former aid to chairman of US Senate Banking Committee for Libra project

Facebook hires former aid to chairman of US Senate Banking Committee for Libra project

The social media giant Facebook, has recently hired a former aid to the chairman US Senate Banking Committee, Susan Zook. She will be working on the new Libra project, in a move to get things pushing forward. Susan is known to have decent connections politically, as she previously served as former aid to Senator Mike […]

Watch the Senate Banking Committee’s Crypto Regulation Hearing Live

Watch the Senate Banking Committee’s Crypto Regulation Hearing Live

The U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs is holding its hearing on regulatory frameworks for cryptocurrencies and blockchain today. The open session, titled “Examining Regulatory Frameworks for Digital Currencies and Blockchain,” is set to start at 10:00 a.m. EST (14:00 UTC). It’s not so far been made clear if the event will be […]

Civic, BitGo Announce a Consumer Mobile Wallet

Civic, BitGo Announce a Consumer Mobile Wallet

Decentralized identity startup Civic Technologies announced a partnership with BitGo to build a crypto wallet that maintains anonymity while offering a back-up solution. The eponymously named Civic Wallet was designed alongside Civic Identity, Identity.com, and Civic Pay to operate with BitGo’s multisig solution. Civic will store minimal user data, in the form of KYC information, for account recovery […]

Bitcoin Maximalists Vs Altcoins: The Crypto War Of Our Time?

Bitcoin Maximalists Vs Altcoins: The Crypto War Of Our Time?

Now if you’ve been in the space for a while now, then you may have heard of the term ‘Bitcoin maximalists’. In case you haven’t, they are basically extreme believers that the leading cryptocurrency is the best digital asset. There is almost a war going on between Bitcoin maximalists and altcoins which has been going on for years now. […]

CRYPTO FAQ: HOW TO CREATE A CRYPTOCURRENCY

CRYPTO FAQ: HOW TO CREATE A CRYPTOCURRENCY

Creating a cryptocurrency is a good way to put a unique spin on how things are generally done. For example, Bitcoinis changing how money is transferred from one place to another, Ripple is focusing on banks and Stellar is aimed at the unbanked. Other platforms like Ethereum and EOS are providing different options to host applications. Cryptocurrencies tackle existing problems and are […]