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Verge Altcoin Hacked in 51% Attack
The privacy-centered Verge Currency (XVG) altcoin has somewhat abruptly initiated a hard fork. This move comes following a so-called ”51% attack” on the currency, made possible by a bug in the coin’s code which allowed attackers to spoof timestamps. The Verge team subsequently tried to calm the public and investors by reaffirming that the problem had been taken care of, but not before the hackers made away with at least…
Ripple Teams Up With Hyperledger Blockchain Consortium
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Ripple Teams Up With Hyperledger Blockchain Consortium
 There is some news from the Ripple (XRP) camp today. The distributed ledger startup is reportedly joining forces with Linux Foundation based Hyperledger blockchain consortium. Never heard of it? Hyperledger is an open source collective of companies, all united under a goal of advancing cross-industry blockchain technologies. The Hyperledger members include leaders in industries from finance and banking to supply and manufacturing to Internet of Things and blockchain technology. The…
Coinbase’s-major-announcement-ERC20-Tokens
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Coinbase’s major announcement – ERC20 Tokens
Coinbase, one of the most popular Cryptocurrency platforms for buying, selling, transferring and storing digital currency has announced its support for ERC20 Tokens. ERC stands for Ethereum Request for Comments and piggybacks on the Ethereum network, hosted by Ethereum addresses and sent by Ethereum transactions. It’s the main technical standard used for smart contracts on the Ethereum blockchain. ERC20 defines the common rules that the Ethereum token has to implement,…
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Mastercard Ready To Deal Only With State-Issued Cryptocurrencies
Being one of the key players within a certain system makes it hard to implement changes. Especially when we have such a complex and rigid system as the banking industry in mind. This seems to be the case with Mastercard and their policy towards cryptocurrency transactions. Even when the need to adapt to emerging technological advancements is obvious, the company seems to be labeling all of the current cryptocurrencies as…