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Pirate Bay is Moving Towards Cryptocurrency Mining to Generate Revenue
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Pirate Bay is Moving Towards Cryptocurrency Mining to Generate Revenue

Pirate Bay, one of the most prominent torrent sites in the world got accused of sourcing CPU resources from its visitors. This move was carried out as an alternative means of revenue generation. Pirate Bay employed scrips that used the visitor’s computing power to mine Monero (XMR) – A move …

Facebook promotes Senior engineer Evan Cheng as Director of... | Coindelite News
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Facebook promotes Senior engineer Evan Cheng as Director of Engineering, Blockchain

Facebook is very serious about exploring the importance of the blockchain technology. After initiating a new blockchain division earlier this year, the social media giant has now promoted one of its senior engineers Evan Cheng as Director of Engineering, Blockchain. Cheng is also posted as an advisor to blockchain startups …

IBM to Track Code Milestones on a Blockchain | Coindelite News
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IBM to Track Code Milestones on a Blockchain

IBM has published a new patent application which describes a way for developers to catalog coding updates and milestones on a blockchain. The patent was titled ‘Blockchain For Program Code Credit and Programmer Contribution in a Collective’ was released by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on July 5. The patent …

Parliament of Malta Passes Three Blockchain Bills into Law | Coindelite News
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Parliament of Malta Passes Three Blockchain Bills into Law

Local news outlet Malta Today reported Malta had passed three bills that establish a regulatory framework for Blockchain Technology. The bills include the Innovative Technological Arrangement and Services Act, the Virtual Financial Asset Act and the Malta Digital Innovation Authority Act. Mr. Silvio Schembri, Junior Minister for Financial Services, Digital Economy, and …

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A Lawmaker in the UK says Government Should Appoint ‘Chief Blockchain Officer’

One of U.K’s lawmakers requested the government to improve the use of blockchain technology in the public sector. According to a local report, to develop software that can rebuild social faith and increase transparency in government. Eddie Hughes who is a member of Parliament from the U.K. Conservative Party has  discussed …

SEC Charges Two Men for Unauthorized Sale of Blockchain Related Stock | Coindelite News
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SEC Charges Two Men for Unauthorized Sale of Blockchain Related Stock

The Security Exchange Commission charged a law firm business manager and an attorney on with profiting from illicit stock sales of a company asserting to have a blockchain related business. Attorney Mr. T.J. Jesky and the business manager of his law firm Mr. Mark F. DeStefano are asserted to have …

European Banks Conduct Cross-Border Trades on IBM-Powered Blockchain... | Coindelite News
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European Banks Conduct Cross-Border Trades on IBM-Powered Blockchain Platform

A group of European Banks has declared that they have completed cross-border financial trades through a jointly developed blockchain platform. As per the announcement on Tuesday, the live transaction on We.Trade was performed over the past five days between 10 companies and were facilitated by four partner banks. HSBC, one …

Microsoft Partners with Ernst & Young To Launch Blockchain-Based DRM... | Coindelite News
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Microsoft Partners with Ernst & Young To Launch Blockchain-Based DRM for Xbox

Technology giant Microsoft and multinational financial services firm Ernst & Young collaborated to launch a new blockchain initiative which would bring digital rights and royalties management onto a distributed ledger network. The new platform will use the Microsoft Xbox gaming ecosystem and across game publisher partners, disturbing a significant portion …

Chinese E-Commerce Giant Alibaba Exploring Blockchain for International Payments | Coindelite News
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Chinese E-Commerce Giant Alibaba Exploring Blockchain for International Payments

  As per the new patent filing, E-commerce giant Alibaba has been seeking blockchain technology to speed up international payments. The patent application, “A System and Method That Adjusts Account Balance on a Blockchain” was filed with China State Intellectual Property Office in January this year and was unveiled on …

99 Percent of Large Bitcoin Transactions are Failed: Lightning Network | Coindelite News
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99 Percent of Large Bitcoin Transactions are Failed: Lightning Network

Lightning Network (LN) hardly has any denying possibilities but despite its growth and rising popularity is still performing poorly as a Bitcoin payment processing protocol. Lightning Network is not able to handle large transactions. Lightning Network is a second layer payment protocol on the Bitcoin blockchain. Also, it is one …