Dutch Government Invests in a Blockchain Development Campus

Netherlands will the unveiling of a blockchain “campus” in September wherein banks and financial companies will work together for the development of blockchain applications for payments and the wider financial industry. Willem Vermeend, the Secretary of Finance and Minister of Social Affairs in Netherlands has revealed that the country will open a blockchain-centric campus in […]

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How can the number of unique addresses decline?

Blockchain.info has various charts over time, including one for “unique addresses”. They do not explain what it means, but presumably it is the number of unique addresses that appear in all transactions in the blockchain.

If this is true, then I would expect the number of unique addresses to keep going up indefinitely. How could the number of unique address decline?

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Irish Silk Road Admin is Fighting an FBI-led Extradition Process

Microsoft and the U.S. government are in an ongoing battle over an Irishman allegedly involved in Silk Road wanted by the FBI on darknet drug charges, as reported by Deep Dot Web. The 27-year-old Irishman, Gary Davis, from Wicklow, is currently fighting an extradition case led by the FBI so that he can avoid facing […]

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JP Morgan to Launch In-Residence Program for FinTech Startups

Banking giant JP Morgan has recently announced that they will be launching an In-Residence program in a bid to get FinTech startup companies to tackle challenges within the industry. JP Morgan is aiming to get financial technology startups to come together with its company so that they can brainstorm ideas that will help to change […]

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Dash Beverage Machine Shows Instant Confirmation for POS Transactions

Dash, a privacy-centric cryptocurrency that offers near instantaneous transactions, has developed a beverage vending machine that can secure a transaction without the need for a block confirmation. Dash enthusiasts believe the instant transaction and confirmation feature holds great potential for point-of-sale retailers. Dash enthusiast Dan Handler will be taking the machine to the d10e Conference […]

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Spread the love over the weekend just gone by… (reddit.com)

So my wife’s extended family is in Iran. And we were talking about life in general and the wife handed over the phone to me to say hello. I did much more. I said hello and then after a few niceties asked them whether they heard of Bitcoin. As expected, there was total silence on the other end. So after the call i sent them a link from the official bitcoin website of the first video – What is Bitcoin? Needless to say, they are hooked and i had to patiently answer many queries over a…

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