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India’s rupee restrictions are boosting demand for bitcoin - CNBC

India’s rupee restrictions are boosting demand for bitcoin - CNBC | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to withdraw 500 and 1000 rupee notes from circulation has sparked interest in bitcoin among India's consumers.
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Mobile Banking Dominates Banks’ Innovation Spending in 2016 | Bank Innovation

Mobile Banking Dominates Banks’ Innovation Spending in 2016 | Bank Innovation | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
Mobile banking is the most valuable area of innovation when it comes to consumers, say banks and credit unions—which is probably why that’s the area these institutions are spending the most money on trying to innovate.
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IRS Fail: Treasury Audit Says it Can't Manage Virtual Currencies - Bitcoin News

IRS Fail: Treasury Audit Says it Can't Manage Virtual Currencies - Bitcoin News | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
In a recently released internal report of an audit conducted by the Treasury department of the IRS and its ability to properly ensure taxpayer compliance
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UNICEF Just Invested in its First Blockchain Startup - CoinDesk

UNICEF Just Invested in its First Blockchain Startup - CoinDesk | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has invested in a South African blockchain startup as part of a broader technology innovation push.
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With Vulcan Project, PwC Wants Banks to Rethink Bitcoin - CoinDesk

With Vulcan Project, PwC Wants Banks to Rethink Bitcoin - CoinDesk | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
PwC Australia sheds light on the origins and utility of its newly launched digital asset service Vulcan.
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Move over Bitcoin, the blockchain is only just getting started - Wired UK

Move over Bitcoin, the blockchain is only just getting started -  Wired UK | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
Bitcoin isn’t just reinventing money, it's the underlying platform being used to build a huge and versatile trust network.
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Modum.io's Tempurature-Tracking Blockchain Solution Wins Accolades at Kickstarter Accelerator 2016

Modum.io's Tempurature-Tracking Blockchain Solution Wins Accolades at Kickstarter Accelerator 2016 | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
Swiss-based startup, Modum.io, has won $25,390 (CHF 25,000) after taking first place in the Future and Emerging Technologies vertical of the Kickstart Accelerator 2016, out of 850 startups from 40 countries.
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ChronoBank Attempts to "Untether" the New Currency of Time and Talent

ChronoBank Attempts to "Untether" the New Currency of Time and Talent | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
The free agent workforce comprised of freelancers, temps, creatives and other genres of independent contractors continues to exact a powerful influence on the global economy.
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Litecoin Price Spikes 10% as Coinbase Exchange Turns on Trading - CoinDesk

Litecoin Price Spikes 10% as Coinbase Exchange Turns on Trading - CoinDesk | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
Litecoin prices rose nearly 10% today as word the digital currency would be listed on Coinbase's GDAX exchange spread among traders.
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R3 Files Patent Application for Distributed Ledger Tech - CoinDesk

R3 Files Patent Application for Distributed Ledger Tech - CoinDesk | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
New York-based startup R3CEV has reportedly filed for a patent for a blockchain-inspired financial platform.
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Blockchain Startup Chronicled Launches Ethereum IoT Registry - CoinDesk

Blockchain Startup Chronicled Launches Ethereum IoT Registry - CoinDesk | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
In an effort to build a standard for IoT, Chronicled is open sourcing a tool for registering connected devices on the ethereum blockchain.
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Bitfinex to Offer Company Equity to Reimburse Customer Losses - CoinDesk

Bitfinex to Offer Company Equity to Reimburse Customer Losses - CoinDesk | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
Bitfinex customers may soon have a way to convert the digital assets they were issued following the exchange's hack earlier this month.
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Japanese Firms Test Blockchain for E-Check Management - CoinDesk

Japanese Firms Test Blockchain for E-Check Management - CoinDesk | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and tech giant Hitachi are working on a blockchain proof-of-concept aimed at digitizing checks.
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Singapore’s Central Bank Pairs Up With R3 to Create Blockchain R&D Center - Cointelegraph

R3 and the Monetary Authority of Singapore prepare to launch the MAS’s first dedicated Blockchain research and development center for Fintech.
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A Trump Presidency Might be Good News for Bitcoin Investors | Max Keiser

A Trump Presidency Might be Good News for Bitcoin Investors | Max Keiser | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
The surprising victory of Donald Trump the just concluded election has altered the narrative on the expected winners and losers after the election.
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Deloitte, SETL create blockchain-based contactless payment card - Reuters Top News

Deloitte, SETL create blockchain-based contactless payment card - Reuters Top News | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
London-based fintech company SETL and global auditing firm Deloitte DLTE.UL have joined forces to produce a contactless card that enables retail payments to be processed and settled almost instantly by the means of blockchain technology.
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The man who created a tiny country he can no longer enter - BBC News

The man who created a tiny country he can no longer enter - BBC News | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
One man is trying to build a utopia on what he says is unclaimed land between Serbia and Croatia. Even though he's barred from visiting.
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What is Cryptocurrency: Everything You Need To Know [Ultimate Guide] - Blockgeeks

What is Cryptocurrency: Everything You Need To Know [Ultimate Guide] - Blockgeeks | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
This introduction explains the most important thing about cryptocurrencies. After you‘ve read it, you‘ll know more about it than most other humans.
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CME Group Launches Bitcoin Price Indexes - CoinDesk

CME Group Launches Bitcoin Price Indexes - CoinDesk | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
The CME Group officially launched its bitcoin price indexes yesterday.
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OCBC Trials Blockchain for Interbank Payments - CoinDesk

OCBC Trials Blockchain for Interbank Payments - CoinDesk | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
A bank in Singapore has tested a blockchain-based payment service, with an eye to develop commercial products around the tech.
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How a Cryptographer Named After Harry Potter's Archenemy is Helping Solve Bitcoin's Biggest Problems - CoinDesk

How a Cryptographer Named After Harry Potter's Archenemy is Helping Solve Bitcoin's Biggest Problems - CoinDesk | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
An anonymous cryptographer named after Harry Potter’s archenemy has put forth a proposal experts believe could help solve major issues facing bitcoin.
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Big Banks Band Together to Launch 'Settlement Coin' - CoinDesk

Big Banks Band Together to Launch 'Settlement Coin' - CoinDesk | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
Four banks have reportedly partnered on a blockchain project aimed at creating a means to clear and settle transactions worldwide.
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MIT Study Reveals New Data on Free Bitcoin Airdrop - CoinDesk

MIT Study Reveals New Data on Free Bitcoin Airdrop - CoinDesk | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
A new study by MIT researchers has provided details on a free bitcoin giveaway conducted at the US university in 2014.
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Ethereum Classic Community Navigates a Distinct Path to the Future - Bitcoin Magazine

Ethereum Classic Community Navigates a Distinct Path to the Future - Bitcoin Magazine | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
Ethereum Classic started off as what is perhaps best described as a protest movement, opposing a (perceived) bailout o
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Bitcoin and the Law of Conservation of Energy - CoinDesk

Bitcoin and the Law of Conservation of Energy - CoinDesk | COINBOARD | Scoop.it
Guest contributor Alex Millar examines bitcoin through the lens of scientific law in an attempt to show that money is energy.
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