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bittorrent
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Tron’s BitTorrent Acquisition Triggers String of Employee Exits

Brian Evans - Aug 21, 2018

At least five BitTorrent employees have left BitTorrent due to disagreements related to its acquisition by Tron founder Justin Sun.

Business News
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US Government Grants $800K to Blockchain Researchers

Brian Evans - Aug 21, 2018

Researchers at the University of California–San Diego will receive more than $800,000 to develop a distributed ledger to store scientific data.

bitflyer
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Crypto Exchanges Join Winklevoss Backed Self-Regulatory Group

Brian Evans - Aug 20, 2018

Bitstamp, bitFlyer, Bittrex and Gemini launched a self-regulatory organization (SRO) for crypto exchanges on Monday.

bakkt
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Bakkt CEO: Crypto Trading Platform Won’t Support Margin Trading

Brian Evans - Aug 20, 2018

Two weeks after ICE introduced Bakkt, a new digital assets platform, the latter's CEO has set out to explain what the service will offer consumers.

Blockchain Technology
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Blockchain Enters ‘Trough of Disillusionment’ on Gartner’s Hype Scale

Brian Evans - Aug 20, 2018

Interest in blockchain technology is waning, research firm Gartner said in its latest "Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies" report.

Blockchain
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Blockchain Firm to Raise $24 Billion for Electric Bus Upgrades in China

Brian Evans - Aug 20, 2018

A blockchain and AI technology firm has scored a major deal to help provide the financing as China upgrades its buses to run on electricity.

Business News
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What It’s Like to Be a Woman In China’s Get-Rich-Quick Crypto Culture

Brian Evans - Aug 20, 2018

My experience as a Chinese woman in crypto has taught me that we need to be twice as strong and grounded to compete with our male counterparts.

Brexit
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As No-Deal Brexit Looms, UK Blockchain Startups Are Weighing Options

Brian Evans - Aug 19, 2018

The U.K. is on the cusp of leaving the E.U., sparking concern for blockchain startups working within a government-run regulatory sandbox.

Business News
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Pornhub Subsidiary to Reward Viewers With Crypto Tokens

Brian Evans - Aug 17, 2018

Tube8 has partnered up with with the Vice Industry Token (VIT) to pay viewers for interacting with its services.

Business News
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US Border Officials to Test Blockchain for Certificate Tracking

Brian Evans - Aug 17, 2018

CBP plans to trial blockchain technology to verify North American Free Trade Agreement and Central American Free Trade Agreement certificates.