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Better Than Bitcoin?: MIT, Stanford Profs Make Bold Claim about New Cryptocurrency

Researchers at Standford and MIT have developed a new cryptocurrency that they tout as superior to bitcoin, crypto’s gold standard. | Source: Shutterstock Researchers from seven colleges across the United States are working together on a supposedly groundbreaking cryptocurrency project which they say will offer scalability beyond anything that bitcoin can offer. Will a Cryptocurrency […]

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NZ Police Investigate Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Hack

Cryptopia homepage, January 16, 2019 New Zealand police are investigating the hack of cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia, which resulted in “significant losses” that some estimate could amount to more than US$ 3.5 million.    Christchurch company Cryptopia, which has been said to be operating New Zealand’s largest cryptocurrench exchange, shut down its website and exchange services […]

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Mongolia Capital City to Pilot Blockchain Payment System

Blockchain startup Terra signs partnership with Mongolia’s capital city Ulaanbaatar Mongolia’s capital city of Ulaanbaatar has unveiled plans to launch a pilot program that will see the city’s Nalaikh district deploy a blockchain-based payment system developed by stablecoin startup Terra. Terra payment system The pilot program will launch within the next six months and offer […]

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Ex-Employee: TRON Can’t Handle BitTorrent’s Crypto Token, Will Likely Use Different Network

Simon Morris, former Chief Strategy Officer at BitTorrent, believes that TRON won’t be able to manage BitTorrent’s high rate of transactions. His statement comes only a few days after TRON announced that it was going to launch BitTorrent crypto tokens on Binance Launchpad. In an interview with blockchain magazine BREAKER, Morris said that the network would […]