June 22, 2017 by CoinGragate

Identity without the Blockchain? Skepticism Grows for Once-Hot Use Case

Launched at the UN, the ID2020 Alliance is seeking to revolutionize identity, but will blockchain be the technology of choice? Source Source: CoinDesk Identity without the Blockchain? Skepticism Grows for Once-Hot Use Case

June 22, 2017 by CoinGragate

Bitcoin Startup Blockchain Raises $40 Million Series B

Bitcoin wallet software startup Blockchain has raised $40m in Series B funding to continue its mission of improving financial services. Source Source: CoinDesk Bitcoin Startup Blockchain Raises Million Series B

June 22, 2017 by CoinGragate

Buddhist Monks Said to Be Targeted by Bitcoin Pyramid Scheme

A bitcoin-focused pyramid scheme appears to have targeted Buddhist meditation practitioners in Thailand, according to a local news source. Source Source: CoinDesk Buddhist Monks Said to Be Targeted by Bitcoin Pyramid Scheme

June 22, 2017 by CoinGragate

Power to the User: Accenture & Microsoft Are Changing Identity with Ethereum

Centralized ways to prove identity may now have an expiration date, thanks to a new blockchain prototype jointly built by Microsoft and Accenture. Source Source: CoinDesk Power to the User: Accenture & Microsoft Are Changing Identity with Ethereum

June 22, 2017 by CoinGragate

Power to the User: How Accenture and Microsoft Are Decentralizing Identity

Centralized ways to prove identity may now have an expiration date, thanks to a new blockchain prototype jointly built by Microsoft and Accenture. Source Source: CoinDesk Power to the User: How Accenture and Microsoft Are Decentralizing Identity

June 22, 2017 by CoinGragate

What's Blockchain? HSBC Survey Finds 59% of Consumers Don't Know

A recent survey from the UK-based bank suggests that ordinary consumers are still largely in the dark about blockchain tech. Source Source: CoinDesk What's Blockchain? HSBC Survey Finds 59% of Consumers Don't Know

June 21, 2017 by CoinGragate

$13: Ether Prices Plunge 2,500% in GDAX Exchange Flash Crash

Ether’s price plunged to $13 on GDAX amid signs the Ethereum network is struggling with growing usage. Source Source: CoinDesk : Ether Prices Plunge 2,500% in GDAX Exchange Flash Crash

June 21, 2017 by CoinGragate

Ether Price Analysis: Here’s What Just Went Down

A few days ago, just before a 25% market pullback, ETH-USD reached all-time high values upward of $420 as ICO investors desperately tried to accumulate ether to purchase Bancor tokens. The Bancor ICO was single-handedly responsible for congesting the Ethereum networks as users scrambled to get their ICO orders in time. This created a scenario…

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June 21, 2017 by CoinGragate

Startups See Service Outages Amid Ethereum Blockchain Backlog

The ethereum network’s transaction backlog has ensnared a number of cryptocurrency exchanges. Source Source: CoinDesk Startups See Service Outages Amid Ethereum Blockchain Backlog

June 21, 2017 by CoinGragate

NSA 'DoubleStar' Backdoor Blamed for Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

A type of cryptocurrency mining malware has spread due to an exploit developed by the US National Security Agency. Source Source: CoinDesk NSA 'DoubleStar' Backdoor Blamed for Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

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