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Dark Horse Cryptocurrency Spikes 60% After Surprise Google Shout-Out

A little-known cryptocurrency spiked more than 60% after Google gave the project a surprise shout-out in an equally-unexpected blog post on how to use Ethereum and Google Cloud to build hybrid blockchain applications. Continue reading Dark Horse Cryptocurrency Spikes 60% After Surprise Google Shout-Out

Epic! Anderson Cooper to Interview Bitcoin Pizza Guy on 60 Minutes

The bitcoin price may have expanded more than 100% year-to-date, but the crypto community is bummed about today’s declines. There’s no need to fear, however. That mainstream adoption that everybody has been waiting for, it’s about to get real. Bitcoin is being featured on a CBS 60 Minutes segment this weekend, and it’s a bigger spotlight than the industry has thus far seen. Continue reading Epic! Anderson Cooper to Interview Bitcoin Pizza Guy on 60 Minutes

Rakuten Taps Chinese Blockchain Firm for $60 Billion Authenticity Market

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In 2008, at least 54,000 Chinese babies suffered after ingesting formula that had been contaminated. Demand for safe products has grown year over year, every year, since then. Companies like blockchain-centric Techrock have capitalized on this market by finding unique solutions to the authenticity problem. Techrock uses the blockchain to track every step of a product’s lifecycle and rewards consumers for verifying it through their mobile phones. Continue reading Rakuten Taps Chinese Blockchain Firm for $60 Billion Authenticity Market

Indian Police File Charges Against Masterminds of $60 Million Bitcoin Scam

Indian police in the city of Pune have charged Amit Bharadwaj along with three other individuals – Vivek Bharadwaj, Pankaj Adlakha and Hemant Bhope, involved in a multi-level marketing (MLM) crypto scam. It is alleged that Amit who is the central character of the trial collected about Rs 10 crore (about $1.42 million) from unsuspecting investors, under the guise of high-yield cryptocurrency investments. Continue reading Indian Police File Charges Against Masterminds of $60 Million Bitcoin Scam