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Bitcoin Core development team has implemented the 19th update to the Bitcoin’s original protocol which has been running for the past 11 years. The update was carried out on November 24th. The update from Bitcoin Core 0.19.0 to Bitcoin Core 0.19.0.1 was overseen by Wladimir J. van der Laan. Notably, over 100 programmers have worked   Read more...

Cryptocurrency exchange BISS has been shut down by Chinese authorities and 10 people alleged to have been involved in running it were arrested. The date on which the raid took place is unclear, even though Chinese media outlet Sohu reported what happened during the raid. On the same day, Dovey Wan, founding partner of blockchain   Read more...

Investors’ outcry against Gladius blockchain firm, which aborted its project without repaying the $12 million amassed through ICO. Since 2017, none of the ICOs have fared well. Gladius saga had turned out to be extremely stressful for investors, after impressing with a unique project involving the creation of a decentralized DDoS protection ecosystem that can   Read more...

BCB Blockchain, a Singapore headquartered firm, inked a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with a division of the Philippines’ Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to back the creation of smart cities locally. In Philippines, BCB blockchain inked MoA with the Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEETRD and backed incubators   Read more...

BitRiver, Russia’s largest data center opened a year ago in Bratsk, a Siberian city, is being used by a majority of its customers to mine Bitcoin (BTC). The data center facilitates crypto miners to benefit from the availability of low cost power provided to the site which was the world’s largest aluminium smelting facility at   Read more...

Bitcoin (BTC) futures trading platform Bakkt have recorded new high in daily trading volume, as per the data provided by Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). Over $20.30 million worth Bitcoin was traded in the form of 2728 futures contracts on November 22. The recent volume reflects a 66% rise from the earlier day and is approximately 30%   Read more...

Morocco intends to simplify access to various financial services by implementing blockchain technology. The country’s central bank governor Abdellatif Jouahri, while talking at the Africa Blockchain Summit in Rabat-Morocco’s capital, stated that the country will employ financial technology to improve access to financial services. The fintech deployment is one of the initiatives among the nation’s   Read more...

Blockchain security framework developer CertiK Foundation intends to initiate the beta trial of its CertiK Chain in the coming week. Specifically, CertiK Foundation is on course to unveil the Testnet 3.0 open beta for CertiK Chain structured to permit smart contracts to examine for proof of safety audits of nonidentical smart contracts before involving in   Read more...

LO3 Energy, a US headquartered blockchain firm, has entered into a collaboration with Vermont’s Green Mountain Power (GMP) to unveil a commercial local energy trading platform in the north-eastern US state of Vermont. Both companies together have rolled out an app, dubbed Vermont Green, for GMP clients, linking domestic businesses such as ski resorts, dairy   Read more...