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Electric Capital Developer Report (H1 2019)

We fingerprinted 27,000+ code repositories and 22 million code commits to create this H1 2019 Developer Report. This report focuses on developer activity from June 2018 to June 2019. Despite market downturns in 2018, Full Time developers increased…

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Coinbase Custody acquires Xapo's institutional business, becoming the world's largest crypto custodian

Crossing $7 billion in assets under custody, Coinbase Custody is now the most popular and trusted choice for institutions to store cryptocurrency. Today, we are announcing that Coinbase Custody has completed an acquisition of Xapo's institutional…

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Argentina's 48% Stock Rout Second-Biggest in Past 70 Years

Only Sri Lanka has suffered a worse single-day drop since 1950 South America nation endured similar one-day sell-off in 2002 The surprise outcome in Argentina's primary vote roiled the nation's financial markets, sending the S&P Merval Index…

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Major breach found in biometrics system used by banks, UK police and defence firms | Data and computer security

The fingerprints of over 1 million people, as well as facial recognition information, unencrypted usernames and passwords, and personal information of employees, was discovered on a publicly accessible database for a company used by the likes of…

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Facebook Paid Hundreds of Contractors to Transcribe Users' Audio

Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was…

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How To Make A Mint: The Cryptography of Anonymous Electronic Cash

Anonymous: Fried, Frank got NSA's permission to make this report available. They have offered to make copies available by contacting them at <[email protected]> or (202) 639-7200. See: http://www.ffhsj.com/bancmail/21starch/961017.htm With…

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Blockstack + Lambda School: Bringing Apps that 'Can't Be Evil' to the Global Classroom - Blockstack

Today, Blockstack PBC is announcing a partnership with Lambda School to accelerate students building software applications that ‘Can't Be Evil' by design. As part of the partnership, Lambda School will be working closely with Blockstack PBC…

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Visionary Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto to Reveal Identity

NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After a decade of anonymity, Satoshi Nakamoto will break his silence in Part I of his “My Reveal” Sunday, Aug. 18, at 4 p.m. EDT on the Satoshi Nakamoto Renaissance Holdings website…

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Bitcoin Is Not Too Volatile

Has anyone you respect ever told you that bitcoin doesn't make any sense? Maybe you've seen the price of bitcoin rise exponentially and then seen it crash. You write it off, believe your friend was right, don't hear about it for a while and think…

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Lightning Labs Blog - The Official Blog of Lightning Labs

As the Lightning Network has grown and we've worked with many community members who have been running Lightning routing nodes, we've been wanting to provide more information about our ideas and experiences running routing nodes. We hope that this…

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how-to-meme-bitcoin-to-the-moon

How to meme bitcoin to the moon How many of y'all were at the dinner last night? Okay, great. I had a lot of fun. It was fantastic. I don't know how we will beat it next year, but we will figure something out. I am Michael Goldstein, and welcome to…

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SEC Obtains Freeze of $8 Million in Assets in Alleged Fraudulent Token Offering and Manipulation Scheme

Washington D.C., Aug. 13, 2019 — The Securities and Exchange Commission announced fraud charges against a Brooklyn individual and two entities under his control who allegedly engaged in a fraudulent scheme to sell digital securities to…

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Ethereum 2.0 Terms Demystified

This is the first part of many (we hope) articles about Ethereum 2.0 as we get closer to its release. Serenity or Ethereum 2.0 is the long awaited and even longer in the works move of the Ethereum network from Proof-of-Work to Proof-of-Stake…

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Top 100 Richest Bitcoin Addresses and Bitcoin distribution

170,755 BTC ($1,645,979,602 USD) +5551 BTC / +128701 BTC…

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Fifteen dead cryptocurrency predictions, twelve months on

The total return for the sample was -86% (i.e. an investment of $1000 would have left you with $140); excluding Tether, it was -93%. That compares to the Bletchley 20 index return of -90.5% and a Bitcoin return of -72% in the period. I'm awarding…

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Large Enterprises Are Betting On Blockchain In 2019

2019 is the year when the blockchain ecosystem and the crypto industry as a whole had to get sober. After a wild 2017 and a bear 2018, the blockchain space is back on an upwards trajectory with new developments. There are no more Initial Coin…

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Developing Applications with c-lightning Plugins

Monday, Aug 19, 5:00 PM UTC | Add to calendar | Webinar will be recorded Webinar Opens In d, hrs, min, s To invite people, share this page:…

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SLP99 Andrew Chow - Hardware Wallets and Bitcoin Core with HWI and PSBT

Andrew Chow, Bitcoin Core developer at Blockstream joins me in this episode to talk about his work on HWI – Hardware Wallet Interface and PSBT – Partially Signed Bitcoin Transactions. We discuss the benefits of PSBT and Hardware…

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Unbanked In NYC: How A Schoolteacher Is Bringing Cryptocurrency To The South Bronx

“Banking the unbanked” has become something of a cliché in blockchain circles. It brings to mind long queues of Kenyan farmers, migrant workers with no address, or struggling families with their savings in their mattresses. The…

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Cleared to Launch

Bakkt's bitcoin futures and warehouse to debut in September One year ago, we announced our ambitious vision to bring institutional infrastructure to digital assets with an end-to-end regulated marketplace. That vision will be realized on September…

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