Hedera Hashgraph, Touted as High-Speed Blockchain Alternative, Goes Live

Hedera Hashgraph has launched its long-awaited public network, backed by some of the world’s largest corporations and promising faster transactions and greater capacity to scale than any blockchain to date. Since December 2018, the network had been available in a testing environment to a small group of corporations and developers. As of 00:00 UTC Tuesday, […]

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Los Angeles Mayor’s Office Hosts Blockchain Startup Competition

Two offices of Los Angeles’ municipal government have partnered with Goren Holm Ventures to host a blockchain startup contest dubbed Block Tank. The Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Budget & Innovation and the city’s Information Technology Agency (ITALA) have partnered with Goren Holm Ventures (GHV) to host a blockchain startup contest called Block Tank. According […]

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3 Oil Stocks Strike as Biggest Pre-Market Gainers as Trump Drills Pipeline Approvals

Upstream oil stocks are pumping hard.| Source: Snapinadil/Shutterstock The warning by President Donald Trump that the U.S. is “locked and loaded” ready to attack Iran over suspicion that it was behind the drone attacks on refineries in Saudi Arabia not only sent crude oil prices surging but also saw upstream stocks climbing. In a tweet, […]

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US Treasury Sanctions North Korean Hackers Behind Bitcoin Thefts

North Korea’s infamous state-supported hacker group Lazarus Group – the one in charge of taking more than $500 million from Bitcoin trades the world over – has at long last been sanctioned by the Trump organization. This is over 10 years since the outfit was made by the rebel state. In a public statement, the […]

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The Crypto Tax Bill by North Carolina’s Representative Ted Budd

Ted Budd, the representative of North Carolina’s (NC) 13th congressional district has submitted a tax proposal to the United States House of Representatives. This bill focuses on enhancing how the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) handles cryptocurrencies in order to eliminate the profits and losses surrounding like-kind exchanges. No More Double Taxation Budd seeks to revise […]

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