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New Core Patch Fixes Bitcoin Network Vulnerability to DDoS Attacks

Brian Evans - Sep 21, 2018

The Bitcoin Core team yesterday released a patch for a DDoS vulnerability that could prove fatal to the Bitcoin network. The patch note urged miners to shut…

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NYU Offers First Crypto Major in US, Sees Exponential Increase in Interest

Brian Evans - Sep 20, 2018

New York University, a prestigious college found in 1831, has started to offer the first crypto major course in the US. Adjunct professor Andrew Hinkes told CBS…

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$1.5 Billion Blockchain Fund Founders to Finance Yen-Pegged Cryptocurrency

Brian Evans - Sep 18, 2018

The founders of a $1.45 billion investment firm and a dedicated blockchain fund are teaming up to launch a new cryptocurrency whose value would be pegged to…

Bitcoin Education
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Bullish on Blockchain: Georgia Universities to Offer Fintech Degree Programs

Brian Evans - Sep 18, 2018

The University System of Georgia (USG) announced the launch of a state-wide fintech academy on on Sept. 11. It is the largest education effort of its kind…

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Why do People Fall for Crypto Scams?

Brian Evans - Sep 17, 2018

It is a well-known fact that the cryptocurrency scene is overloaded with scams that take advantage of unaware and naive people. This article will talk about why…

Bitcoin & Blockchain Investments
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Medici Ventures’ Latest Blockchain Investment Bridges Fiat With Crypto

Brian Evans - Sep 14, 2018

Medici Ventures, Overstock’s blockchain technology company, has invested an undisclosed sum in a Utah based company called Bitsy that specializes in bridging cryptocurrencies with fiat. The investment…

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Successful ICO Roundup – First Week of September

Brian Evans - Sep 13, 2018

Executive Summary This article contains all of the ICOs that have completed their fundraiser and succeeded in fulfilling their expectations. Out of 32 ICOs ending in this first…

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Dogecoin Creator: “Build it They’ll Come Attitude” in Crypto Doesn’t Work

Brian Evans - Sep 09, 2018

Jackson Palmer, a product developer at Adobe and the creator of Dogecoin, has said that developers in the crypto community will now have to find a way…

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South Africa’s Central Bank Wins Award for its Ethereum Payments Blockchain

Brian Evans - Sep 09, 2018

Central Banking, a global central banking forum, has bestowed its FinTech & RegTech Award for Best Distributed Ledger Initiative to South Africa’s central bank for its successful…

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Scattered Gains Bring Respite after Midweek Crash, But Many Alts Continue to See Losses

Brian Evans - Sep 07, 2018

After the midweek bloodbath, markets have slightly stabilized today, although many coins continue to shed value, with Bitcoin trading around $6,400