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Blockchain-based patents

Blockchain technology will impact our lives in a very similar way internet did, so is no surprise that the telecommunications giant AT&T is very interested in it. According to the Telegram

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“Jeopardy!” dedicates a whole section to cryptocurrencies

“Jeopardy!” is an American contest program that has had several different versions, not only in the U.S. but in several countries around the world. Contestants must answer questions from different categories

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The Blockchain technology goes beyond the practical use; its scope in different sectors seems unbelievable. Decentraland is a company that sells real estate online, with prices that reach $120,000 USD for

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The Blockchain technology finds a market in video games

We have previously talked about the wide use and application of the new Blockchain technology. The video game industry may be one of the most interested in it because it's

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More universities are using Blockchain technology

As we already know, the progress and use of different information and communication technologies is changing life as we know it. One of the more renowned and groundbreaking ones is

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SEC’s priority is to reduce ICOs scams

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued its annual report revealing the results of its investigations into cyber-investment misconducts, including Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). In this year’s report we can see

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Blockchain challenges negative forecast from a renowned economist

The renowned economist Nouriel Roubini, who became famous by forecasting the world recession caused by the subprime mortgage crisis _ gaining the nickname of “Doctor Doom” _ is considered a

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The U.S. Marshals Service will auction more than $4 million USD worth of Bitcoins

The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) announced an upcoming auction of around 660 Bitcoins (a little more than $4 million USD) that were seized in different criminal, administrative and civil federal

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It is not surprising that governments are showing interest in legislating and controlling Blockchain technology, and use it for their own benefit over private sector. Let’s remember this new technology

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Is this the end of the mining equipment giant Bitmain?

Bitmain Technologies Ltd. is the world leading producer of cryptocurrency mining chips, a company surrounded by mystery since its foundation 5 years ago. But Bitmain’s CEO Jihan Wu, is starting

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Experts believe that Russia’s cryptocurrency regulation will fail

Since January 2018, Russia has been trying to approve cryptocurrency legislation with no avail. The government’s main draft bill, called “On Digital Technologies”, was expected to be approved by July

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What if central banks issue their own cryptocurrencies?

The answer to that question is quite interesting, since the function of a central bank would be in conflict with another feature, because in the last century these institutions have

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Seven reasons to buy and use Ethereum

The cryptocurrency world has grown tremendously, something noticeable even for those not involved in the subject. There are currently several digital coins and their users can easily acquire them through

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Lamborghini purchases with Bitcoin are on the raise

Several celebrities and sports stars buy their luxury cars at MotorCars of Georgia, a dealership in suburban Atlanta. Ricardo Lockette, a retired wide receiver for the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks, posted a

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What's going to happen once the last Bitcoin is mined?

To try to answer to that question, you have to know how Bitcoin works. When all of them have been extracted, it is not going to be possible to mine

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You won’t be able to mine cryptocurrencies from Android anymore

Google changed its app developer policies. One of the main changes is that it won’t allow cryptocurrency mining apps on your cellphone, according to the Cnet website. The measure comes

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Boeing will use Blockchain technology to track unmanned planes

Boeing is partnering with the world technological leader on Artificial Intelligence, SparkCognition, to create solutions to manage the traffic systems of autonomous planes. Both companies will use Artificial Intelligence and

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Cryptocurrency theft grew 300% during the first semester of 2018

Cybercriminals are stealing cryptocurrencies at an alarming rate, causing an increase in money laundering, because they conceal their digital funds and evade the authorities. During the first half of 2018, the

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Blockchain and the automotive industry

Recently, Volkswagen applied for a patent that allows vehicles to communicate with each other through a Blockchain-based network, aimed to increase road safety by warning nearby vehicles and alerting the

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Hackers steal $20 million of Ethereum

A group of hackers stole over $20 million USD worth of Ethereum from Ethereum-based apps and mining rigs, Chinese cyber-security firm Qihoo 360 Netlab reported. The cause of these thefts is

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Bill Gates says Bitcoin can be deadly

The increase in the value of cryptocurrencies has led to the governments of the world powers to analyze more in-depth their possible impact in both the economic and human levels. Although

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The Empire Strikes Back: Lord Rothschild launches FedCoin and promises to destroy Bitcoin

Lord Rothschild (Jacob Rothschild) has announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency approved by the US government called FedCoin that, according to him, will completely destroy the threat that Bitcoin represents

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What determines the value of cryptocurrencies?

The value of cryptocurrencies depends on the market, where its prices vary and have become, currently, one of the most volatile and fluctuating sectors. Their price, as with any other

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Russian bank trades with Petro despite U.S. sanctions

In a clear challenge to the sanctions imposed by the U.S. government, Russian bank Evrofinance Mosnarbank is the only financial institution buying the Venezuelan cryptocurrency Petro. It's still unclear in which

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Facebook and Google ban cryptocurrency advertisements

Cryptocurrencies are being increasingly known around the globe and, at the same time, more people are becoming interested in them. But it also may be noted that virtual coins have

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What’s a Blockchain fork?

The word 'fork' is one of the most essential terms in the cryptocurrency world, which will help us to better understand how the Blockchain technology works. In programming, fork is

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Curiosities around cryptocurrencies

In this article we will talk about some fun facts regarding cryptocurrencies. Some are relevant, others can make you laugh, and others may seem incredible, but they are true. Let's start

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What is Litecoin?

Little by little, cryptocurrencies are starting to become less of a novelty. The boom of Bitcoin and other virtual coins has helped put in the map some others that have

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What is Etherum and what it has to offer

Although you can immediately identify it as a virtual coin, Ethereum is more of a platform. The currency’s name has always been Ether, although nowadays the name is being used

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What is Blockchain technology and why it’s so important? (Part III)

In the last part of this article, I'll be describing the different ways to use of Blockchain. The most important one is that it can be applied to every type

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What is Blockchain technology and why it’s so important (Part II)

In the first part of this story, we reviewed what a Blockchain is, as well as mining concepts. In this second part we will keep talking about the Blockchain, but

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What is Blockchain Technology and why it’s so important? (1st part)

In this blog I will try to explain what the famous Blockchain is in the cryptocurrency world, and to understand it I will also make references to some of the

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IMF warns about the “Dark Side” of Bitcoin and demands regulations

If you thought you would only hear about the “Dark Side” in the Star Wars saga or another Sci-Fi movie, let me tell you that you were as wrong as

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Mexican Chamber of Deputies passes Fintech law

On March 1st, the Mexican Chamber of Deputies approved the Financial Technology Institutions Regulation Law, also known as Fintech Law. The measured passed with a vote of 264-61 and one

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In the midst of the Digital Era, not only our habits have changed, but everything is being forced to adapt according to the needs of customers around the world. Although

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Recap of a rollercoaster week

Over the last week, there were several events around the globe that caused an impact on the cryptoeconomy. The week began with the market still excited by new gains in the

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Crypto market is growing again, but must change its structure

Bitcoin is bouncing back after a sharp fall caused by possible regulations or even its ban in some countries, like China. After it fell below $6,000 USD, in recent days

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PETRO: the government-issued digital currency surrounded by uncertainty

The President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, has been battling to cement his proyect to launch the first government-issued cryptocurrency in the world. Even though Russia, England, Estonia and other countries

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Bitcoin has fallen once and again, but it has always bounced back

Bitcoin suffered a steep loss on Monday, dropping to $6,897 USD at some point during the day, according to After a downward month caused, in part, by the regulatory

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2018: A vital year for digital currencies regulation

Once again, Bitcoin was a central topic of last week’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The strength in the cryptoeconomy growth shows just how important it is, but its concept

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