Class in Session! Stanford University Establishes Blockchain Research Center

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Stanford University’s computer science department has established a center for blockchain research to promote the study of and develop best practices for this nascent technological field. Unveiled on Wednesday, the Center for Blockchain Research is a five-year research program that has been underwritten by a variety of cryptocurrency organizations, including the Ethereum Foundation, Protocol Labs,The post Class in Session! Stanford University Establishes Blockchain Research Center appeared first on CCN

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Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Fortunes and Fallacies

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This week, leading South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb experienced a major hack, while Mt Gox, the most notorious exchange to be hacked in bitcoin history, is also back in the news.In Switzerland, the Bank of International Settlements is spreading some misinformation about digital currencies and blockchains; meanwhile, attorney Pamela Morgan is in the U.S. sharing great information regarding how you can plan for cryptoasset inheritance. In China, the asset management firm Reality Shares is giving investors access to blockchain-based companies at the forefront of this brave new world.Featured stories by Jimmy Aki, Shawn Gordon, Nick Marinoff and David Weiss.Stay on top of the best stories in the bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. Subscribe to our newsletter here.“No Grounding In Reality”: BIS Report Tells A Strange Crypto StoryThis week, the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) in Switzerland issued a new document as part of its annual economic report that warns citizens of the dangers of digital currencies. Many leaders in the crypto community have argued that the BIS is incorrect in much of what it seems to state as fact.“The report is correct about price stability and potential scaling issues,” Jeremy Gardner, CEO of Ausum Ventures, told Bitcoin Magazine. “The rest is garbage.” As for the rest, the article dredges up old arguments about Bitcoin mining’s energy consumption and the vul...

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MIT Media Lab Project Enigma Partners with Intel on Privacy Research

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American multinational technology company Intel has partnered with Enigma on research and development of privacy in computational technologies. Announcing the partnership in a blog post, Enigma said that it was excited to work with Intel as it seeks to advance its protocol and privacy technologies for public blockchains. The partnership comes a few weeks before […]

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3 Altcoins & One ICO Worth Immediate Attention

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Bitcoin and altcoins, in particular, have had some tumultuous times the past few months. However, it has become increasingly evident the majority of the ‘new’ traders were wiped out from the markets. Now that consolidation has occurred there could be bullish signs beginning to brew. Bitcoin, Altcoins in a Sea of Red It is never enjoyable to open one’s portfolio to witness a sea of red. However, this theme has become all too common inRead MoreThe post  3 Altcoins & One ICO Worth Immediate Attention appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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Ripple Long-term Price Analysis

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Market movements in XRPUSD still have a ranging outlook this week. Recently, the ranging trend has been notably been having much lower lows than lower highs

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US Secret Service Asks Congress for Help to Prevent Illicit Use of Privacy Coins

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The US Secret Service is worried about the illicit use of cryptocurrencies. A high-ranking official of the agency has urged Congress to consider additional legislation to address anonymity-enhanced cryptocurrencies and services intended to obscure transactions on blockchains such as tumblers or mixers. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Undermining US Laws Deputy […]The post US Secret Service Asks Congress for Help to Prevent Illicit Use of Privacy Coins appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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3 Reasons Why Bitcoin Market Remains Optimistic Despite $6,000

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On June 23, CNBC Fast Trader hosted a show dedicated to presenting the “Bitcoin Funeral,” a witty introduction to BKCM founder and cryptocurrency investor Brian Kelly’s discussion on the recent bitcoin correction and its future price trend. Three Reasons why Bitcoin Isn’t Dead On CNBC Fast Trader, Kelly outlined three major reasons bitcoin will recover … ContinuedThe post 3 Reasons Why Bitcoin Market Remains Optimistic Despite $6,000 appeared first on CCN

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