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Blockchain Platform for Direct Digital Content Trade Released
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Blockchain Platform for Direct Digital Content Trade Released

A marketplace on a blockchain for the photo industry plans to expand into other means of digital content. The new platform Wemark leverages smart contracts, allowing photographers to license their content to customers directly, not giving up the rights to the ...
Digital Asset Brings Blockchain Developer Tools To Google Cloud
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Digital Asset Brings Blockchain Developer Tools To Google Cloud

Distributed ledger technology “has great potential to benefit customers not just in the financial services industry, but across many industries,” said Leonard Law, the global product management lead for Google Cloud for Financial Services. “We’re excited to br...
Ethereum’s Etherscan Combats Hacking Attempt
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Ethereum’s Etherscan Combats Hacking Attempt

According to an official Etherscan announcement via reddit on Monday, random JavaScript alerts containing the text "1337" popped up on the blockexplorer website. A hacker (or hackers) injected the alerts into the summarized comments section provided by Disqus,...
Bank Of Canada Study Addresses Double Spending On Blockchain Systems
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Bank Of Canada Study Addresses Double Spending On Blockchain Systems

A recent report from Canada’s central bank discusses “cheating” on a blockchain through double spending and likens the potential issue to classic incentive compatibility constraints within game theory. Researchers Jonathan Chiu and Thorsten V. Koeppl from...
South Korean Officials Announce Financial Innovation Bureau
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South Korean Officials Announce Financial Innovation Bureau

The new department will make policies and recommendations about the use of crypto and blockchain technology. According to a July 17 press release, the Financial Services Commission (FSC) in South Korea announced it will create a department specifically ...
EU Parliament Study: Central Bank Digital Currencies “Will Reshape Competition” In Crypto Market
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EU Parliament Study: Central Bank Digital Currencies “Will Reshape Competition” In Crypto Market

A study on issues of competition in fintech, commissioned by the European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON), was published July 20. It found that central bank-issued digital currencies could be a “remedy” for a lack of competition po...
IG Token Cancels ICO and Instead Offers Tokens via Airdrop
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IG Token Cancels ICO and Instead Offers Tokens via Airdrop

The IG Token, based on the Ignite project, announced on Twitter on Sunday that it has cancelled its initial coin offering (ICO) and will instead offer its tokens via airdrop. According to the tweet, the company has sufficient funds and therefore, it will...
Fusang Investment Office Prepares to Launch a Custodial Bitcoin Service
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Fusang Investment Office Prepares to Launch a Custodial Bitcoin Service

Cryptocurrency custody services are in high demand. Institutional investors and wealthy individuals show an increasing interest in Bitcoin and other currencies. For Fusang Investment Office, this is an excellent time to expand their presence in the cry...
Celebrity Endorsed ICO Projects – Where Are They Now?
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Celebrity Endorsed ICO Projects – Where Are They Now?

Over the past year, we’ve seen the rise in popularity of ICOs as a fundraising tool in the cryptocurrency space. In order to stand out from the crowd, some ICOs have enlisted the help of celebrities in an attempt to boost their credibility. Here’s a quick look...