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How Metanet creates an immutable Internet

Tech 15 February 2019

How Metanet creates an immutable Internet

Metanet and Bitcoin were roughly conceived “in the depths of the late 90s” from the concept of an economically incentivized Internet, according to nChain Chief Scientist Dr. Craig Wright.

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HSBC slashes forex costs with blockchain

Tech 15 February 2019

HSBC slashes forex costs with blockchain

The firm confirmed it had reduced costs for its forex business by as much as 25%, in what analysts describe as an example of the importance of distributed ledger technology to banks and their bottom lines.

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UC Berkeley launches blockchain accelerator for startups

Tech 14 February 2019

UC Berkeley launches blockchain accelerator for startups

The University of California, Berkeley recently announced the launch of a new blockchain-focused accelerator, the Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator for blockchain startups.

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Bitcoin Core is heading in the wrong direction with block sizes

Tech 14 February 2019

Bitcoin Core is heading in the wrong direction with block sizes

Bitcoin Core’s backlog of transactions has increased as developers are suggesting a reduction in the block size.

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South Korea’s KEB Hana Bank files 46 blockchain-related patents

Tech 14 February 2019

South Korea’s KEB Hana Bank files 46 blockchain-related patents

The largest foreign exchange bank in South Korea has filed 46 patents for blockchain technology, in one of the largest single disclosures of blockchain IP ever disclosed.

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Overstock CEO: Blockchain can make government superefficient

Tech 13 February 2019

Overstock CEO: Blockchain can make government superefficient

It is a common joke in virtually all countries that the ruling governments are inefficient and, in many cases, wasteful with their resources.

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Bitcoin SV offers the best of both security and convenience

Tech 12 February 2019

Bitcoin SV offers the best of both security and convenience

Having safe and convenient access to funds is a delicate business. Money that is locked down very securely may be too inconvenient to access. If it’s very convenient to get at, it may also be a security risk.

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Scaling-focused changes now available with Bitcoin SV version 0.1.1

Tech 12 February 2019

Scaling-focused changes now available with Bitcoin SV version 0.1.1

The BSV version 0.1.1 adds scaling improvements that will deliver "crucial capacity and performance increases to transaction propagation."

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Monero-mining Outlaw Shellbot targets Linux servers

Tech 7 February 2019

Monero-mining Outlaw Shellbot targets Linux servers

The Outlaw group has reportedly been using a sophisticated version of Shellbot to conduct attacks Linux systems to mine privacy-centric coin, Monero.

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Crypto mining is like counterfeiting, Russian banking exec says

Tech 7 February 2019

Crypto mining is like counterfeiting, Russian banking exec says

The head of a Russian bank has compared cryptocurrency mining to ‘counterfeiting’, and warned the industry is unlikely to have a long-term future.

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From the surveillance economy to the Metanet economy

Tech 5 February 2019

From the surveillance economy to the Metanet economy

As the world progressed through the ages, things started to slowly change. World governments became increasingly obsessed with surveillance.

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Bitmain’s hashrate reaches 16-month low

Tech 5 February 2019

Bitmain’s hashrate reaches 16-month low

As cryptocurrency mining company has seen one blow after another, it is becoming increasingly possible that the end is near.

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