Bitcoin Devs Are Feeling More Optimistic About MimbleWimble

Work is advancing on a highly anticipated bitcoin project originally proposed by an anonymous cryptographer going under the French name of Harry Potter’s nemesis. Named after one of the book series’ spells, MimbleWimble has quickly became one of the more anticipated bitcoin R&D initiatives, since it is believed it could...
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Montréal Bitcoin ATM Stolen in Late-Night Robbery

A late-night robbery in Montreal last night resulted in the apparent theft of an on-site bitcoin ATM. According to information provided to CoinDesk, the Euromarché grocery store on Rue Lachapelle in Montréal was targeted around 10:30pm EST. A store representative told CoinDesk two unidentified individuals...
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Nasdaq Declares Blockchain Voting Trial a ‘Success’

Exchange operator Nasdaq has released its conclusions about a blockchain e-voting trial it conducted in Estonia last year. A new Nasdaq report, published today, details the project, which it unveiled in February 2016. At the time, the company’s officials said they hoped to reduce both the complexity and cost of organizing shareholder...
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Deloitte Officially Opens Dublin Blockchain Lab

Deloitte has officially opened its Dublin-based blockchain lab. Announced in May, the EMEA Financial Services Blockchain Lab is based in Dublin’s so-called “Silicon Docks” neighborhood, a hub for startups and companies in Ireland that has been attracting increased interest in the wake of the UK’s...
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Bitcoin Markets Muted as Donald Trump Becomes US President

  When Donald Trump won the presidential election in November, the price of bitcoin jumped. Following his inauguration today – not so much. On 9th November, prices bounced more than 3% as Trump, the controversial businessman and Republican presidential nominee, secured the votes to clinch the...
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