The Creator of the Web Signed Up for Blockstack – And ‘Shit Got Real’

Blockstack’s Muneeb Ali tells us about his encounter with Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web. Subscribe to CoinDesk on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c… Site: https://www.coindesk.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/CoinDeskTwitter: https://www.twitter.com/coindeskInstagram: https://www.Instagram.com/coindeskNewsletter: https://www.coindesk.com/newsletter/Twitter (Markets): https://www.twitter.com/coindeskmarkets CoinDesk is the leading digital media, events and information services company for the crypto asset and blockchain technology community.

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Ethereum Core Developers Debate Benefits of More Frequent Hard Forks

How often is too often to alter consensus? A group of ethereum’s veteran open-source developers discussed the subject in a bi-weekly meeting Friday, wherein they aired the possibility that system-wide upgrades, also called hard forks, to the software could be enacted as often as every three months. Wanting to “check the temperature,” the developer asking the question […]

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Bullish Signal? Bitcoin Price ‘Misery Index’ Flashes 3-Year High

Bitcoin price bear market “likely ended at $3000,” well-known analyst Tom Lee has declared as his ‘Bitcoin Misery Index’ (‘BMI’) sentiment tool reaches three-year highs. BMI Says Bull Market Lee, who is well known among cryptocurrency traders as a major bullish voice on Bitcoin and makes regular mainstream media appearances, highlighted his decidedly un-miserable Index […]

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Trade Organization ICC Eyes Blockchain Adoption for Its 45 Million Members

The world’s biggest business organization is making blockchain technology available to its 45 million members, including Amazon, Coca Cola, Fedex, McDonald’s and PayPal. Announced Thursday, the 100-year-old International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has partnered with Singapore-based blockchain startup Perlin to improve supply chain processes at member firms, making them more traceable and transparent. The ICC will […]

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How To Become a Better Bitcoin Trader [Interview]

Brian Beamish is a professional trader, educator, and market commentator. He has over thirty years of direct experience as a trader, industry worker, and advisor. He has held licenses to advise on stocks, commodities, derivatives, and retirement planning and holds the designation of Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute.  Brian was a funded proprietary Crude […]

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China’s New Policy Isn’t An Automatic Bitcoin Mining Ban – Here’s Why

The Takeaway: A draft proposal from China’s economic planning commission labels bitcoin mining as an industry that needs to be “eliminated.” But even if finalized in its current form, this would not automatically amount to an outright mining ban. While local governments are supposed to follow the commission’s guidance, to take action against an industry […]

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