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Bitcoin Recovery Weakens as Price Drops 4.4%, Dead Cat Bounce?

2 days 2 hours ago

The gains Bitcoin made during the Friday and weekend trading session fizzled at the beginning of this week. The digital currency’s recovery lost steam after establishing an intraday high at 3640-fiat, now thrice in December. It dropped as much as 4.4% on Monday, confirming a weak bull sentiment near the said resistance area. At the

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Yashu Gola

Mastercard Applies For New Patent for Anonymous Blockchain Transactions – A Regulated Bitcoin Tumbler?

2 days 4 hours ago

Mastercard, the company who have gone through the entire process of laughing, fighting, and then embracing Bitcoin (and then attacking it again), have applied for another new patent in the blockchain space. Their last one was in regards to — we’re not making this up — a fractional reserve crypto bank. They describe a novel

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P. H. Madore

Bitcoin-Gear.com: The New One Stop Shop for Bitcoin HODLERS of Last Resort

2 days 4 hours ago

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Canadian City Calgary Launches a Digital Currency to Boost Local Economic Activity

2 days 5 hours ago

Calgary has become the first Canadian city to launch a digital version of its local currency. Known as the Calgary Digital Dollar, the digital currency will be used exclusively in the City of Calgary located in Alberta Province and will operate alongside the federal currency, the Canadian Dollar (or the loonie as it is popularly

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Mark Emem

Distributed Dialogues EP #11 - The Data Death Star

2 days 5 hours ago

"Your healthcare data's sold, it's being sold for tons of money every year. People are making tons of money on it. You should be getting a cut, you should be getting rewarded for that."

'" Kamal Obbad

Data could quite possibly be the buzz-word of the 21st century. This is especially true in terms of health data, which is what this episode is all about. As a topic, health data is a behemoth not unlike the Death Star; so, we spend time in this episode pulling it apart piece by piece, and in the end, we may just have a happy ending via a hard to find thermal exhaust port...or at least blockchain technology.

Theme music provided by: David Berges and pond5, available at www.pond5.com. Additional music provided by Trent Ubben.

Distributed Dialogues is a BTC Media-produced podcast on The Let's Talk Bitcoin Network. Make sure to like and follow us on twitter @DistributedDD.

Bitcoin News Summary December 10, 2018

2 days 5 hours ago
The post Bitcoin News Summary &8211 December 10, 2018 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.nHeres what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds. Bitcoin hit a new yearly low just below $3,300. Altcoins fared even worse, with Ethereum falling below $90 and Ripple below 30 cents. The total crypto market cap stands at $108 billion with Bitcoins value comprising 55 of that figure. The G20 member nations ...n

Does the Fall of $158M Crypto ICO Show Necessity of Strict Regulation?

2 days 6 hours ago

Recently, Sirin Labs, an initial coin offering (ICO) project that raised $158 million during the bull market of 2017, made the headlines for its controversial pivot from a hardware-based business model to supplying software to mobile phone manufacturers. According to a report released by Bloomberg, nearly a year since the ICO, the company has not

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Joseph Young

Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Closes Israeli Branch amid Market Woes

2 days 7 hours ago

With the bitcoin price trading more than 80 percent below its all-time high, not even Bitmain, the world’s largest cryptocurrency mining firm and the crypto industry’s most valuable company, has been immune from the slaughter. According to Israeli business publication Globes, the China-based Bitmain has closed Bitmaintech Israel, the development center it set up two

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Josiah Wilmoth

The State of the Art in Cryptocurrency Privacy

2 days 7 hours ago

An abridged overview of production systems.

At a recent offsite with the Aragon One team, I presented a lightning talk about state-of-the-art systems for privately buying, selling, and using cryptocurrency.

A PDF of the slides is published here. The slides are pretty self-explanatory, so I'm sharing as-is. If there are any questions or feedback about the content, I'm happy to discuss in the comment section.