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Blockchain Fuel Register in Development

Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), a partnership established by Lloyd’s Register Foundation and BLOC, has announced that its first demonstrator project, a fuel provenance register for the maritime sector, is set to enter a phase of further development. MBL, which explores the applications of blockchain for the assurance and safety of …

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Bunker fuel assurance blockchain platform enters scaling phase

Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL) has announced the start of a scaling phase of its first demonstration project aimed at enhancing traceability and trust in the bunker fuel supply chain from the supply source to the receiving vessel. The scaling phase will involve the further development and scaling of the solution, …

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Arkansas Sheriff’s Office Mines Bitcoin to Fuel Dark Web Investigations

A sheriff’s office based in the US state of Arkansas is taking a novel approach to its investigations into online crime: mining bitcoin. As reported by local sources, investigators at the Benton County Sheriff’s Office have started generating their own cryptocurrency to be used when trying to track the movements …

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Bitcoin rocket fuel: Supercharging JSE returns with a 5% crypto strategy

JOHANNESBURG — Over the last five years, the growth in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have basically taken on fairy-tale like proportions. In October 2012, one unit of Bitcoin cost just over $10. Today, the price is over $5000. Anybody who had several Bitcoins and hung onto them during this period will …

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By concealing identities, cryptocurrencies fuel cybercrime – Salon

Salon By concealing identities, cryptocurrencies fuel cybercrimeSalonAt the Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Contracts, we have explored the ways cryptocurrency systems protect users’ anonymity. Anonymity in cryptocurrencies is fueling crime by enabling criminals to evade identification by law enforcement. We believe … Source link

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Bitcoin Can Fuel Your Retirement

Bitcoin’s valuation is soaring – up 322% since the start of the year – but plenty of critics are throwing shade at the dazzling cryptocurrency. Most prominently, JPMorgan Chase (JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon earlier this month called the digital currency a “fraud” and described it as “worse than tulip bulbs.” …

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By concealing identities, cryptocurrencies fuel cybercrime

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Ari Juels, Cornell University; Iddo Bentov, Cornell University, and Ittay Eyal, Cornell University (THE CONVERSATION) When hackers hold their victims’ data for ransom, as happened in the WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware attacks that spread …

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Creator of World’s First Bitcoin Fuel Pump Plans Lightning Support

The creator of the first ever commercial fuel pump to accept bitcoin has revealed a plan to add Lightning Network functionality to his design. The original machine, designed and built by Andy Schroder in 2014, allows users to scan a QR code and send bitcoin instead of more traditional means of payment. Schroder now wants to …

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Qtum announces support from PwC to help fuel blockchain adoption

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 6:08 AM UTC The Qtum Foundation, an open source value transfer protocol, and decentralized application platform, announced that it has obtained support from PwC, a leading professional service provider, in its efforts to help fuel blockchain adoption across global business sectors. PwC will extend its support …

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Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies Will Fuel Tech Boom in Africa: Expert

Hermann Djoumessi, CEO of Africa Digital MarketPlace, says Bitcoin could be the engine for African growth which will definitely fuel the continent’s great leap forward. In his judgment, it will be a sweeping knowledge and technology jump that is expected to happen within the next five years. Djoumessi believes the …

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