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Verizon Awarded Patent for Blockchain-Based Virtual SIM Cards

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Leading communications and technology company Verizon has been awarded a patent for using virtual subscriber identity modules (vSIMs) for customers’ devices. A filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Sept. 10 details a blockchain encryption technology, wherein Read More

CipherTrace Scout App Takes Crypto Investigations Mobile – CoinDesk

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Blockchain forensics firm CipherTrace has developed a mobile tool for flagging bitcoin and ethereum tokens with a criminal past. Announced today, CipherTrace Scout grants street-level investigators more freedom to identify, track and document illicit crypto transactions from the field, company Read More

BitMart Lists the Global Non- Cash Remittance Ecosystem — SureRemit (RMT) – CCN.com

BitMart, a premiere global digital asset trading platform, recently announced the listing of SureRemit. RMT/BTC and RMT/USDT trading pairs are available starting on September 20th.  SureRemit is a blockchain-powered global ecosystem of merchants that delivers purposeful non-cash remittance. Leveraging on Read More

“Bullish” Bitcoin Escapes Another Breakdown Assault | NewsBTC

Bitcoin dramatically recovered overnight on Friday as investors/speculators digested the prospects of central banks’ easing measures.The benchmark cryptocurrency established a session high of $10,309.84 on San Francisco-based Coinbase exchange. The move upside brought its gains up by as much as Read More

Bitwise Tells SEC: ‘Bitcoin Now a Regulated Market of Significant Size’

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Crypto index fund provider, Bitwise Asset Management, has given another presentation to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in its bid for regulatory approval of its proposed Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF).  In a memorandum, issued Sept. 17, the Read More

Wells Fargo’s Stablecoin ‘Faster, Cheaper’ Than SWIFT, Says Exec – CoinDesk

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Banking giant Wells Fargo says its blockchain for internal cross-border money transfers is faster and more efficient than SWIFT, the global messaging system used by over 11,000 financial institutions. Unveiled this week, Wells Fargo Digital Cash uses R3’s Corda Enterprise Read More

Bitcoin Miners Uber Bullish as Difficulty Set for 60% Quarterly Growth

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Bitcoin (BTC) will see its mining difficulty grow by almost two-thirds in Q3 2019, new data reveals as the metric astounds markets. Bitcoin metrics show big competition in play Uploading historical and future projections to Twitter on Sept. 19, well-known Read More

Korean Conglomerate CJ Develops Blockchain for Music Copyright – CoinDesk

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CJ, one of South Korea’s largest conglomerates, is developing a blockchain-based music copyright management system using AWS’ Amazon Managed Blockchain Service, according to local media. Korean news agency Yonhap said in a report Thursday that the initiative is being led by Read More

Popular Smartphone Apps Are Adding Crypto Capabilities – Bitcoin News

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News of Japan messaging giant Line’s September 17 launch of an app-connected crypto exchange is captivating lots of attention in the crypto and tech industries this week. Other initially non-crypto apps are also entering the market, adding native tokens, tipping Read More

Tech Startup Nebula Genomics Launches Blockchain-Based DNA Sequencing

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Tech startup Nebula Genomics is launching DNA sequencing using blockchain, which eliminates the need for customers to reveal personal information. Per a blog post published on Sept. 19, Nebula has rolled out anonymous genetic testing, enabling clients to purchase whole-genome Read More