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MadHive’s Mission to Restore Transparency and Fairness to Advertising

Digital technology should make the advertising business more efficient. But it has not — at least not from the perspective of companies that place ads or the content publishers who sell ad space to them. Laden with middlemen and clouded by convoluted, proprietary ad placement platforms, the modern digital advertising industry faces serious challenges. New ...

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Bitcoin Gold Launches Tomorrow

After weeks of preparation, Bitcoin Gold (Bgold; BTG) is finally launching tomorrow,  November 12, 2017. Bitcoin Gold is the second project to fork away from the Bitcoin blockchain to create a new coin this year; on August 1, Bitcoin Cash (Bcash) was the first. Where Bcash attempted to offer an on-chain scaling solution by increasing Bitcoin’s block size limit (while removing ...

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De-briefing Ethereum’s Parity Predicament: What’s Next?

After an unidentified actor “accidentally” triggered a series of bugs that destroyed approximately $150 million worth of digital currency, the world waits for a substantive answer — is this vulnerability an anomaly? An “I told you so”? Or a humbling opportunity to secure the Ethereum network? What Happened? On November 6, “Devops199,” an alleged amateur programmer, set off a chain ...

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Market Correction Could See Lows of $5,800

In our last discussion of the bitcoin market, an emphasis was placed on the $7,000 support level because it represented a historic point of interest and it showed strong signs of support — a break of which would ultimately prove to have a strong downward move following afterward. Bitcoin has since broken the $7,000 support level. It then took an ...

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Guest Post: Understanding the Limits and Potential of Blockchain Technology

The promise of blockchain technology is coming to the forefront and capturing the imaginations of investors, entrepreneurs and innovators alike. But what many people do not know is how perilous the blockchain journey ahead still is. We live in a world of smoke and mirrors; enterprise investors must do their due diligence in navigating these choppy waters — making the ...

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NO2X: Next Week’s Hard Fork Has Been “Suspended” Due to a Lack of Consensus

There will almost certainly be no Bitcoin hard fork next week: the main organizers behind the SegWit2x project have “suspended” their efforts. In an email to the SegWit2x mailing list, one of the main organizers behind the project, BitGo CEO Mike Belshe, explained that the proposed hard fork has not been able to gain sufficient consensus to proceed: “Although we ...

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Scaling Bitcoin 2017: Science Is Central in Stanford (and the Politics Ignored)

Stanford University hosted the fourth edition of the Scaling Bitcoin conference over the weekend of November 4–5: “Scaling Bitcoin 2017: Scaling the Edge.” The annual conference, sometimes referred to as a “workshop,” has in its short history grown into somewhat of an institute within the Bitcoin space. It aims to be the main stage for Bitcoin’s technical and academic communities, ...

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BTC Inc. and Genesis Mining Launch Genesis Engineering and See Opportunity in Eurasia

BTC Inc., parent group of BTC Studios, BTC Labs and BTC Media, and Genesis Mining, a cloud mining service provider, recently announced a partnership to launch Genesis Engineering, a Hong Kong–based joint venture focused on promoting and developing the cryptocurrency mining industry worldwide, with a special focus on emerging and underserved markets. “We see opportunities in terms of excess capacity ...

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