Ether Prices Plunge To 7-Month Low

Source: Poloniex Ether (ETH) prices struck a seven-month low on 2nd December, extending the losses suffered earlier in the week. ETH fell to as little as $7.60 at 15:55 UTC, according to Poloniex figures. The last time the price dropped to this level was in late...
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Bitcoin Loan Platform BitLendingClub to Shut Down

Peer-to-peer bitcoin lending platform BitLendingClub has announced that it is shutting down next year. First detailed in an email to users and later a blog post on its website, BitLendingClub said that “regulatory pressure” in Bulgaria, where the site is based, had driven the site to close....
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Smart Contracts Startup Hires Cryptographer Lisa Yin

Smart contracts startup Symbiont has hired a cryptographer best known for her work in detailing how to break the SHA-1 hashing algorithm as its new chief security officer. Dr. Lisa Yin, who will also serve as chief cryptographer, was one of three academics to publish a 2005 paper...
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Bitcoin Loan Platform BitLendingClub Announces Shutdown

Peer-to-peer bitcoin lending platform BitLendingClub has announced that it is shutting down next year. First detailed in an email to users and later a blog post on its website, BitLendingClub said that “regulatory pressure” in Bulgaria, where the site is based, had driven the site to...
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Major Japanese Banks Seek Lower Costs With Blockchain Payments

Several major Japanese banks, in partnership with bitcoin exchange bitFlyer and Deloitte Japan, have published the first results of a blockchain interbank payments trial. The Blockchain Study Group, which includes Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc., have...
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Zcash Prices Are Finally Beginning to Show Some Stability

The price of Zcash is beginning to show (relative) stability. Despite the sharp volatility it has repeatedly experienced since going live on 28th October, movements calmed yesterday, providing the privacy-oriented digital currency with uncharacteristically modest price fluctuations. Opening the session at $68.72, ZEC climbed as much as...
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Zcash Prices Are Finally Beginning to Show Stability

The price of Zcash is beginning to show (relative) stability. Despite the sharp volatility it has repeatedly experienced since going live on 28th October, movements calmed yesterday, providing the privacy-oriented digital currency with uncharacteristically modest price fluctuations. Opening the session at $68.72, ZEC climbed as much as...
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