Daily Archives: January 10, 2019

Russian Parliament to Focus on Digital Economy Bills in Next Session, Says Chairman

The chairman of the lower chamber of the Russian parliament, Vyacheslav Volodin, has prioritized digital economy bills, including one on crypto Cointelegraph.com News

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The Struggles and Successes of Introducing Crypto to the Unbanked: A Social Experiment in Colombia

How cryptocurrency can help the unbanked has been a hot topic over the past 12 months. It is a laudable goal, but one that it is by no means easy to accomplish. One tech enthusiast and stablecoin startup employee, Steven Gilbert, experienced the struggles – and successes – of attempting to do so when he went to one of the ...

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Software patents poised to make a comeback under new patent office rules

Enlarge (credit: imagedepotpro) A landmark 2014 ruling by the Supreme Court called into question the validity of many software patents. In the wake of that ruling, countless broad software patents became invalid, dealing a blow to litigation-happy patent trolls nationwide. But this week the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) proposed new rules that would make it easier to patent ...

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Exclusive: Pentagon preparing options to build border wall as Trump weighs emergency declaration

President Trump's declaration of a national emergency would allow the Army Corps of Engineers to design barriers and let contracts to build them.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Bitwise Files With the US SEC for a Physically Held Bitcoin ETF

The U.S. SEC has received an application for a physically held Bitcoin ETF from crypto index fund provider Bitwise Cointelegraph.com News

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Report Claims Chinese Mining Giant Bitmain Is Prepping for New Leadership

The cryptocurrency mining manufacturer Bitmain may have a new chief executive officer in the near future according to regional reports. Bitmain’s director of product engineering, Haichao Wang, will apparently take the lead role within the corporation but no official timetable has been announced. Also Read: Nick Szabo: Central Banks May Turn to Cryptocurrency Reserves Over Gold Bitmain Plans to Appoint New ...

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Report: Critical Vulnerabilities Leaking User Data Found on DX.Exchange, Patched Later

Estonia-based cryptocurrency and tokenized stock exchange DX.Exchange has reportedly patched a critical vulnerability that leaked sensitive user data Cointelegraph.com News

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Markets Update: Bearish Momentum Grips Leading Cryptocurrencies After BTC Tests ATH Trendline

The cryptocurrency markets have produced a slight retracement in response to bitcoin core (BTC) testing a long-term descending trendline dating back to December 2017’s record highs. The dip has seen bitcoin cash (BCH) slip back below $ 150, and BTC fail to hold above $ 4,000. As of this writing, ripple (XRP) has again overtaken ethereum (ETH) to rank as ...

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