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A Unique Time-Piece With an Amazing Secret |

The world’s first Swiss mechanical watch will soon be available for certification on a blockchain. Additionally, the project says that each and every model afterwards, will have an irresistible secret hidden within. The project is being developed by Gvchiani and Cryptolex and is called MasterBlock. This limited-edition timepiece is created to pay tribute to blockchain …

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United States Army Looking For Blockchain Experts |

A pre-solicitation notice for crypto investigation service providers has been issued by the United States Army. In the post from July 25th, the United States Army Contracting Command (ACC) is stated that the ACC is not bind to solicit or award a contract. The ACC further clarifies that the crypto analytic solution is being pursued …

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Kraken Bug Allowed the Purchase of Bitcoin Below Market Price |

At the end of last week, the crypto exchange Kraken was experiencing a bug, which allowed many users to trade purchase and sell bitcoin at drastically different price than the real market one. On the weekend after the bug became public knowledge, the exchange released a thread on Twitter. 1/3 Yesterday a test of an …

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Real Estate Tokenization Partnership Between Harbor and iCap Equity |

Yesterday, iCap Equity and the startup Harbor announced a partnership focused on real estate tokenization. Although still in its early phases, the partnership aims to tokenize over $100 million in real estate funds. Harbor’s yesterday blogpost revealed that iCap Equity will be making use of Harbor’s blockchain-enabled platform in order to improve the liquidity of …

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First Crypto ATM Now Finally Operational in Venezuela |

Venezuela’s crypto situation has been viewed as a joke by a lot of people. While the country’s official cryptocurrency, the Petro has received countless criticisms, president Maduro keeps insisting that the country is taking the project further. It also appears that Venezuela has recently managed to get its first crypto ATM. Data from Coin ATM …

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Inner Mongolia Regulators Demand That China Bans Mining Farms |

China may the crypto mining capital of the world, but mining in the country doesn’t come without risk. As Coinstaker revealed earlier in the year, many mining farms in Sichuan came under government investigation. It seems that the crackdowns on the mining facilities in Sichuan were not enough and the Chinese autonomous province of Inner …

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Bitcoin Mining Company Closing Amid Unpaid Power Bills

A user contacted CCN with information related to Giga Watt, a Bitcoin mining company finally going out of business after declaring bankruptcy in November 2018. The firm lasted a little over a year, launching with an ICO model in September 2017. The business model of Giga Watt was slightly different than other hosted mining solutions. …

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Anon Security Researcher Uncovers Exploit in Bitmain's Bitcoin Miner

A vulnerability in crypto mining giant Bitmain’s Antminer S15 has been weaponized into an exploit by a security researcher. | Source: Shutterstock Developer James Hilliard, best known for his Bitcoin Improvement Proposal #91 (the BIP which activated SegWit and prevented SegWit2x) and the CGMiner program, discovered a vulnerability in Bitmain’s Antminer S15 firmware. The vulnerability …

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Bitcoin Mining's Most Surprising Haven

A shocking percentage of crypto mining operations are located on college campuses. | Source: Shutterstock CISCO’s Austin McBride delivered a shocking report at this week’s RSA Conference in San Francisco which claims that 22% of all crypto mining traffic comes from college campuses. Perhaps more interesting, CISCO found that 62% of all crypto mining traffic …

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