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Images Of Abuse Found In Bitcoin SV Blockchain

Disturbing images depicting child sexual abuse have been found saved within a section of the Bitcoin SV (Satoshi Vision) blockchain, a network that occurred as a result of a recent hard fork of the Bitcoin Cash blockchain. According to recent reports, the images have been uploaded to the blockchain by a member of the Bitcoin SV community. The stark concern here is that more of this sort of activity could start to happen given the anonymity and the security of blockchains such as the one that exists within Bitcoin SV. What’s happened here? According to The BBC, the images first...

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Inaugural ANON Summit Set To Attract Business & Blockchain Heavyweights From Across The World

2,000 people, including 80 expert speakers, 40 exhibitors and 100 investors from across the world are expected to arrive in Austria for the country’s first official blockchain summit in April. The ANON Blockchain Summit in Vienna is a two-day event focused on the cutting-edge of blockchain technology, bringing together the sharpest minds in business and blockchain along with the Austrian government’s efforts to foster a framework of support for the nascent industry. Scheduled for  April 2nd-3rd, at the Gösserhalle, in central Vienna, this is the first blockchain event officially supported by the Viennese government. “Austria is one of those countries...

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Facebook Makes Big Move Towards The Blockchain

A Facebook led and managed blockchain is what many of us expect to see open up over the next couple of years. As a major tech firm, Facebook have to be seen to be keeping on top of new technologies and therefore, it’s no surprise that Facebook are already exploring blockchain technology. Some of the rumours suggest that Facebook could look towards launching their own in app cryptocurrency that could be used in Messenger and WhatsApp, others suggest that actually, Facebook aren’t interested in cryptocurrencies as such and that their focus is on the technology that drives them, the blockchain....

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New Stats Show ETH Blockchain Is Scammers Paradise

The crypto analytics specialists Chainalysis recently published a report which indicates Ethereum has become a crypto platform which scammers seem to thrive on. The research suggests that last year saw a lot more sophisticated, higher-earning scams being carried out using Ethereum, although the specific number of the crimes has plummeted significantly year on year. The amount that was stolen through Ethereum based scams doubled from $17 million in 2017 to $36 million last year. This sums up to 0.01 percent of ETH in circulation. Chainalysis identified more than 2,000 false Ethereum addresses which managed to secure funds from almost 40,000...

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Stellar Blockchain Adoption Takes Leap Forward

The United States software, computing and cloud-based service provider, IBM is now looking for an Offering Manager under its Blockchain Financial Service Solutions department to worth with the Stellar Ledger. According to the latest LinkedIn post, the firm laid out what is expected of the new team member saying: “This role will assist in providing Offering Management expertise in allowing IBM Blockchain Financial Solutions clients, who do cross border payments, to avail themselves of a transformational method to initiate their payments. The Stellar blockchain ledger is used as the system of record for settlement of financial transactions between counter-parties on...

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