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Accenture leads firms in assessment for blockchain services

Tech 15 January 2019

Accenture leads firms in assessment for blockchain services

Professional services company Accenture was among the firms assessed by Everest Group as most capable of delivering blockchain solutions successfully.

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Cryptojackers remain biggest malware threat

Tech 15 January 2019

Cryptojackers remain biggest malware threat

Cryptocurrency mining remains the most prevalent use for malware distribution, according to the latest study by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

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Smart-card based wallets for a smarter, more secure wallet

Tech 14 January 2019

Smart-card based wallets for a smarter, more secure wallet

Wright points out that a smart-card application tied to a wallet can offer better security for crypto assets while also allowing for private system authentication.

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GitHub becoming a repository for crypto malware

Tech 11 January 2019

GitHub becoming a repository for crypto malware

Researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in Spain and King’s College London have put together a report that shows crypto-mining malware has allowed thieves to get away with 720,000 XMR tokens and points out that most of the malware has been hosted by GitHub.

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ElectrumSV introduces desktop wallet option for Bitcoin SV

Tech 10 January 2019

ElectrumSV introduces desktop wallet option for Bitcoin SV

The bComm Association has announced that yet announced the new ElectrumSV wallet will join the BitcoinSV fold, supporting the only Bitcoin that follows Satoshi’s vision.

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Criminals are raking in Monero with crypto mining malware

Tech 10 January 2019

Criminals are raking in Monero with crypto mining malware

A recent research paper finds that Monero is the most popular cryptocurrency amongst hackers, 4.32% of all circulated Monero going to criminals.

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KodakONE blockchain platform raises over $1 million in its beta test

Tech 9 January 2019

KodakONE blockchain platform raises over $1 million in its beta test

KodakONE has announced that it made more than $1 million in licensing claims for photographic rights during a limited beta test for its platform.

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Samourai wallet disables stealth mode over transparency fears

Tech 9 January 2019

Samourai wallet disables stealth mode over transparency fears

Samourai Wallet, a Bitcoin Core (BTC)-centric wallet app, has deactivated a number of key features following issues raised by Google over transparency.

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Ledger announces new ‘Nano X’ hardware wallet

Tech 9 January 2019

Ledger announces new ‘Nano X’ hardware wallet

French crypto startup Ledger has unveiled their latest model, described as a “next-generation cryptocurrency wallet,” to enable users to send and receive cryptocurrency through their smartphone.

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Ethereum Classic reportedly suffers 51% attack

Tech 8 January 2019

Ethereum Classic reportedly suffers 51% attack

Coinbase has detected double spends on the Ethereum Classic (ETC) network over a three-day period worth a total of 88,500 ETC or about $460,000.

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Dr. Craig Wright breaks down the workings of Metanet

Tech 7 January 2019

Dr. Craig Wright breaks down the workings of Metanet

In a recent blog post, Dr. Craig Wright reveals how the Metanet will allow for new content distribution methods, revamping the Internet as we know it.

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Bitmain pushed back as Ethereum moves to ASIC-resistant miners

Tech 7 January 2019

Bitmain pushed back as Ethereum moves to ASIC-resistant miners

Ethereum core developers have reportedly reached a decision to implement a new proof-of-work algorithm that could potentially improve the efficiency of GPU-based mining, shying away from ASIC-based activity

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