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How Cryptography Enables Online Shopping, Cloud Tech, and the Blockchain
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How Cryptography Enables Online Shopping, Cloud Tech, and the Blockchain

What do the Gallic Wars and online shopping have in common? The answer, believe it or not, is cryptography. Cryptography is the cement of the digital world, but it also has a long history that predates the digital era. Most people do not realize that cryptogr...
Interview: Esports Project Gods Unchained Launches on Ethereum with Coinbase Backing
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Interview: Esports Project Gods Unchained Launches on Ethereum with Coinbase Backing

Gods Unchained, the first competitive e-sports project on Ethereum, has launched with backing from the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange and wallet platform Coinbase. In an interview with CCN, Gods Unchained co-founder and COO Robbie Ferguson, spoke abo...
Ripple Says Master Plan Is to Give Everyone on Earth the Power to Send Payments in 3 to 5 Seconds
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Ripple Says Master Plan Is to Give Everyone on Earth the Power to Send Payments in 3 to 5 Seconds

Ripple says its ultimate goal is giving everyone around the world the ability to send money in a matter of seconds. At the Unbound 2018 conference in London, Ripple’s global payments specialist Cassie Craddock said Ripple’s long-term strategy is centered on s...
A Shipwreck, a Sunken Treasure, and a Possible Crypto Scam
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A Shipwreck, a Sunken Treasure, and a Possible Crypto Scam

A South Korean company has claimed to have discovered the 113-year old wreck of the Russian battleship Dmitrii Donskoii, reportedly containing more than $100 billion worth of lost gold. While the matter of who actually has salvage rights remains contested, a c...
CellBlocks And Financial Challenges Facing Prisoner-Specific Cryptocurrency
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CellBlocks And Financial Challenges Facing Prisoner-Specific Cryptocurrency

Wardens and inmates alike support a prisoner -specific Ethereum token. So why hasn't it taken off? The short answer is “money.” In the state of Washington, if you want to go online and send $25 to a loved one in prison, it will cost you $7.95. By phone,...
Evan Schwartz of Ripple glorifies Interledger and Codius
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Evan Schwartz of Ripple glorifies Interledger and Codius

Evan Schwartz of Ripple praised Interledger and Codius technologies saying they are excellent platforms which can facilitate faster transactions. The Codius developer was speaking at the CSAIL initiative launch. He discussed Ripple’s progress and also delved i...
Swiss Regulators Engage Banks to Prevent Exodus of Cryptocurrency Ventures
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Swiss Regulators Engage Banks to Prevent Exodus of Cryptocurrency Ventures

Switzerland’s financial market supervisor, FINMA held discussions with the country’s bankers’ association and the Swiss National Bank (SNB), on how to improve cryptocurrency ventures’ access to banks. This is in response to the exit by some crypto-enterprises ...
Xrp Is Not a Real Cryptocurrency, Says Expert
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Xrp Is Not a Real Cryptocurrency, Says Expert

The argument over whether XRP is a security remains a popular debate in the cryptocurrency industry. Now, one expert is saying that XRP isn’t even a “real cryptocurrency.” Meanwhile, the SEC has yet to issue any official word of whether or not it considers XRP...
India’s Supreme Court to Issue Final Ruling on Rbi Cryptocurrency Ban in September
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India’s Supreme Court to Issue Final Ruling on Rbi Cryptocurrency Ban in September

The Indian Supreme Court has adjourned its hearing of the petition against the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ban on banks facilitating cryptocurrency transactions. The apex court will deliver its final judgment on the matter on September 11, 2018. HEARI...