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Two of Blockchain’s Biggest Consortiums Just Joined Forces

Seismic shifts are happening in the world of enterprise blockchain. Announced Monday, the Hyperledger Project and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) have agreed to collaborate on bringing common standards to the blockchain space and cross-pollinate a wider open-source community. This joining of forces is notable as EEA and Hyperledger represent …

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Ripple Event Reveal: 3 Companies Are Now Using XRP for Real Payments

After a series of highly-publicized pilots, three companies are now making commercial use of Ripple’s xRapid product. XRapid employs the digital asset XRP, using it as a “bridge currency” in cross-border payments, which according to the company, reduces the cost and increases the speed of these payments by boosting liquidity. …

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Bitcoin Price Prints Second Straight Monthly Loss in September

Bitcoin (BTC) is reporting losses for a second straight month, but there are hints of a bullish breakout ahead in the fourth quarter. At press time, the leading cryptocurrency is trading at $6,570 – down 6.30 percent from September’s opening price of $7,014. BTC also registered a 10-percent decline in …

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A Bitcoin Mining Moratorium Was Just Avoided in Montana

Public officials in Missoula County, located in the U.S. state of Montana, have decided to look into new regulations around cryptocurrency mining rather than seek to ban the activity entirely. As previously reported, miners have been drawn to the region thanks to access to cheap electricity, but local concerns about …

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Opera Browser Operator to Explore New Applications of Blockchain

Opera, provider of a popular web browser, is partnering with with blockchain advisory and financial services firm Ledger Capital to further explore blockchain technology. According to a press release, the strategic partnership sees the two entities seeking new “applications and use cases” for blockchain, as well as “growth opportunities” for …

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Ethereum Startup Parity Adds Casper Code to Custom Blockchain Toolbox

Parity Technologies has added an early version of ethereum’s hotly anticipated Casper code change to its blockchain development platform, Substrate. Released on GitHub yesterday, the code more specifically contains a mechanism to transition to the “Shasper” upgrade, that combines the platform’s in-house scaling solution, sharding, alongside its proof-of-stake consensus switch, …

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Bitcoin Price Ends September At Lowest Volatility in 15 Months

Bitcoin traded in a range of just under $1,500 over the course of the month of September, its narrowest monthly trading range since July 2017, data reveals. At close of trading Sunday, bitcoin (BTC) officially ended the 30-day period with a trading range of $1,329, with prices oscillating between a …

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Bitcoin Price Makes Second Straight Monthly Loss in September

Bitcoin (BTC) is reporting losses for a second straight month, but there are hints of a bullish breakout ahead in the fourth quarter. At press time, the leading cryptocurrency is trading at $6,570 – down 6.30 percent from September’s opening price of $7,014. BTC also registered a 10-percent decline in …

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