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Mike Dalton

Eva Will Use EOS To Bring Ride-Sharing To Quebec

By Mike Dalton / October 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

A Canadian startup called Eva is planning to use the EOS blockchain to bring a new type of ride-sharing to Canada—and beyond. The startup, which has been operating in Montreal since September, is currently moving to Toronto and has plans to expand internationally in the future. The creators are hoping the blockchain will help Eva…

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Nebbex Offers Custody Vault With Fast Withdrawals

By Mike Dalton / October 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

A Dubai-based blockchain company called Nebbex has announced a new crypto custody solution. The platform will allow rapid crypto withdrawals from its secure vault. How will it balance liquidity with security, and who is the service targeted at? About Crypto Custody Custody services store crypto assets in a highly secure manner on behalf of institutions…

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Aidemy Plans to Teach Blockchain Basics Online

By Mike Dalton / October 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

Aidemy, an online learning platform, has announced that it will add a new cryptocurrency-focused course to its offerings. The course, which is called “Blockchain Basic,” will teach students to code various blockchain features in an online environment. Aidemy was originally founded in 2014 with a focus on AI technology. Since the site went live at the…

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Chainalysis Will Help Binance Fight Money Laundering

By Mike Dalton / October 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has partnered with Chainalysis to fight the problem of money laundering. A press release published today stated that Chainalysis has finished a “global roll-out” of its software on the exchange, which will help Binance comply with anti-money laundering (AML) regulations. Binance already complies with AML regulations to some extent by collecting…

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Qtum Proposes SCAR, A Scalable Consensus Algorithm

By Mike Dalton / October 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Qtum has proposed a new consensus algorithm, called SCAR, that could massively reduce transaction times. It would additionally lighten demands on the blockchain’s underlying network. “SCAR can find a balance between user experience and resource saving, which is more efficient and flexible than other consensus algorithms,” reads the proposal. SCAR would essentially allow for block intervals…

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Block.One President Criticizes the Current KYC/AML Paradigm, Proposes Blockchain Solution

By Mike Dalton / October 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Rob Jesudason, the president of EOS software publisher Block.one, has written a Medium article in which he criticizes KYC and AML measures as they currently exist. Jesudason argues that KYC/AML procedures frequently fail to stop crime and place a burden on users without good reason. In short, he is taking an oppositional stance that is…

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IOTA Proposes Reusable Crypto Addresses

By Mike Dalton / October 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

IOTA has announced an upcoming proposal for reusable wallet addresses. This would allow users to maintain a single address without privacy or security repercussions. Hans Moog laid out the proposal on the official blog: “The future we [at IOTA] envision requires us to think ahead and often take the ‘difficult route.’ But we … share…

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Tether Crashes as Bitfinex Promises to Fix Fiat Problems

By Mike Dalton / October 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

Bitfinex has published an update describing its recent freeze on fiat deposits and has partially explained why it took this course of action. “Processing complications” are apparently to blame for the outage, and the exchange has announced an imminent fix. The service outage affected users of several fiat currencies, including US Dollars, British Pounds, Japanese…

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DappRadar Will Exclude Bots From Statistics

By Mike Dalton / October 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

DappRadar has announced that it is taking measures to eliminate bots from its statistics. The site analyzes user traffic and transaction volumes experienced by over 1000 decentralized applications on EOS and Ethereum. This new development will allow the site to provide more accurate data, according to a recent Tweet. The announcement implies that bots have…

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Bitcoin’s Liquid Network Launches With Several Exchanges On Board

By Mike Dalton / October 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

Blockstream has launched the Liquid Network, a sidechain for Bitcoin that will serve as a “production sidechain.” This means that it will be able to withstand the heavy transaction volumes that exchanges, brokers, and other services experience. Bitfinex, Xapo, BitMEX, and twenty other services participated in the network’s launch. What Does Liquid Do? The Liquid…

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