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Untraceable Coins Storming Into Top 10 Cryptocurrencies – Bytecoin Surge

Untraceable Coins Storming Into Top 10 Cryptocurrencies – Bytecoin Surge Bytecoin, an untraceable privacy-preserving cryptocurrency, has just seen an astronomical triple-digit percent surge in price. The cryptocurrency soared to the all time high market capitacapitalization44,000,000, before calming down to around $300,000,000 and establishing itself at the top 10 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization at the time of writing (according to CoinMarketCap). A symbolic turning point for one of the first untraceable cryptocurrencies launched in 2012. The price hike […]

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Irish Retail FX Adds Ripple, Dash and Ethereum Trading Pairs Amidst Growing Demand

Irish Retail FX Adds Ripple, Dash and Ethereum Trading Pairs Amidst Growing Demand    In a sign that the traditional market traders are warming up to cryptocurrencies, a fully regulated Forex brokerage introduces three leading cryptocurrencies on the world’s most popular MT4 platform. Game changer Ireland-based AvaTrade announced that it will introduce Ripple, Ethereum and Dash pairs to its traders. Bitcoin pairs have been an option here since 2013 but three more currencies are now being made […]

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Bitcoin’s Price Reaches $2025, No End in Sight

Bitcoin’s Price Reaches $2025, No End in Sight    Bitcoin made history earlier today when it hit the $2000 mark on exchanges. After starting the year at $1000, the price more than doubled in this year alone. Bitcoin hit a peak of $2025 earlier today, setting a brand new all-time high. Last week, the currency stalled at around the $1700 level after the market bounced back and forth between support and resistance. However, as the new week began, […]

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Bitcoin taps fresh record highs amid rising demand from Japan, China

Bitcoin taps fresh record highs amid rising demand from Japan, China    Bitcoin climbed above $2,000 for the first time Saturday on increased demand from Japanese and Chinese investors. The digital currency rose more than 4.5 percent to hit an all-time high of $2,061.88, according to CoinDesk.com. Bitcoin was the last trading near $2,047. Japan accounted for nearly 55 percent of trade volume, up from near 40 percent Thursday, according to CryptoCompare.com. Prices for bitcoin on the […]

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Bitcoin just surged past $2,000 for the first time

Bitcoin just surged past $2,000 for the first time    The world’s most popular cryptocurrency is now worth over $2,000 per coin.   That’s according to a range of bitcoin exchanges, including Coinbase and Kraken. That valuation puts the total market cap of bitcoin — the total number of coins in circulation — at $32.92 billion. Bitcoin has been on a tear this year. Bitcoin first broke the $1,000 valuation mark way back in 2013, but a combination […]

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Can Applications Communicate Over Blockchains?

Can Applications Communicate Over Blockchains?    The author Benedikt Herudek pushes the frontiers of decentralized systems in describing how Turing Machines can communicate over Blockchains. We will suggest introducing Turing Blockchain Machines, using Blockchains as a Turing Tape. Turing Machines are a simplified yet powerful Model for Computability and the every-day life programs we design and use. We introduce them as a ‘Gedankenexperiment’ on an abstraction of Blockchains as Turing Tapes with specific features to try to […]

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Trust Your Oracle? Cornell Launches Tool for Confidential Blockchain Queries

Trust Your Oracle? Cornell Launches Tool for Confidential Blockchain Queries    Smart contracts are touted as having the potential  to do all kinds amazing things. But, to fulfill their promise, they need a way to communicate with the outside world. That is not so easily done. Due of the nature of a blockchain (all nodes need to agree on any change in state of the database), smart contracts cannot simply fetch data on their own. So, instead, they […]

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Blockchain technology could help poor people around the world

Blockchain technology could help poor people around the world    Big Wall Street companies are using a complicated technology called “blockchain” to further increase the already lightning-fast speed of international finance. But it’s not just the upper crust of high finance that can benefit from this new technology. Most simply, a blockchain is an inexpensive and transparent way to record transactions. People who don’t know each other — and therefore may not trust each other — can […]

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How Blockchain Could Help Emerging Markets Leap Ahead

How Blockchain Could Help Emerging Markets Leap Ahead    Much has been made of the potential for blockchain technologies to open up new vistas for business and society. But is there a way for this revolutionary technology to empower the rich and poor alike? We argue that, like previous revolutionary ideas, blockchain has the potential to help developing nations leapfrog more developed economies. Leapfrogging — using the lack of existing infrastructure as an opportunity to adopt the most […]

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Intertwining Artificial Intelligence With Blockchain

Intertwining Artificial Intelligence With Blockchain     Is your management team asking about the future of your contact center technology & strategy? This webinar will show you how to avoid pitfalls when replacing infrastructure, as well as how to create an effective migration plan. Except for those folks living under rocks (sounds uncomfortable), everyone knows about or at least has heard of bitcoin. However, not everyone understands the technology of bitcoin, which extends well beyond Internet-based currency.For the […]

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