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Crypto Job Interest ‘Still Strong’ Despite Decline, Says Indeed

Interest from both employers and job seekers in blockchain and cryptocurrency-related jobs has declined in the past year, new data indicates. According to figures provided to CoinDesk from one of the largest jobs sites, Indeed.com, searches for roles involving bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency dropped by 3.06 percent from October 2017 …

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Major Exchanges Are Already Distributing New Bitcoin Cash Tokens

After yesterday’s split of the bitcoin cash blockchain, several top exchanges have already accommodated the resulting two tokens. While the scheduled hard fork was originally intended as an upgrade to the network, the long-standard Bitcoin ABC version found itself with a rival network and token, Bitcoin SV, after it managed …

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Bitcoin Cash Just Split Into Two Blockchains

The code for Bitcoin cash’s hard fork has been activated. With neither side of the contentious debate leading up to the hard fork willing to come to a compromise, two competing implementations of the protocol have now been activated. However, it’s unclear at this juncture which of the two will …

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Amazon Awarded Two Blockchain-Related Patents

Internet retailer Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has been awarded two blockchain-related patents. The two patents were originally filed back in 2018 and 2015 as part of a bid to solidify Amazon’s status as a contender in the domain. The patents, published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Tuesday, relate …

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Four Fake Cryptocurrency Wallets Found on Google Play Store

Malware researcher Lukas Stefanko has found four fake cryptocurrency wallets on the Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Play Store that were trying to steal users’ personal data, according to a blog post published Nov. 13. The apps were posing as cryptocurrency wallets for NEO, Tether and an extension for accessing Ethereum (ETH), MetaMask. …

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Blockchain Firms Partner to Disrupt Fintech Industry

Blockchain infrastructure project Aerum has teamed up with Veracity Protocol, a decentralized infrastructure platform for the lifecycle of physical items (LoT), to disrupt the fintech industry by utilizing a next-generation blockchain for programmable P2P finance. In a blog post, Aerum said it would provide its technology to hasten the millions …

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Below $5,700: Bitcoin Plunges to Lowest Price in Over 12 Months

Bitcoin (BTC) fell to its lowest price in over 12 months on Wednesday amid a broader cryptocurrency market sell-off. According to CoinDesk price data, as of press time, bitcoin’s lowest point in today’s session is $5,669 – the lowest reported price figure since Nov. 11 of last year. Wednesday’s session …

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Crypto Traders Now See No Winner in Bitcoin Cash Fork

Early trading indicates crypto investors may no longer believe Bitcoin ABC, today the dominant software used to run the bitcoin cash blockchain, will hold on to its leading position following an expected fork tomorrow. At press time, exchange markets set up in advance to offer traders a choice between Bitcoin …

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Bitcoin (BTC) Lightning Network Expands to 4,000 Nodes

Bitcoin (BTC) is showing indications of coming out of its stagnation, as transactions start to pick up. With the market price stuck around the $6,400 level, the Bitcoin network also saw weakening transaction levels, as both spending and moving coins to exchanges slowed down. But the latest data shows BTC …

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HSBC Bank Invests in Blockchain Startup Axoni

British global bank HSBC has invested $4 million into the New York-based blockchain startup Axoni with the aim to analyze how distributed ledger technology (DLT) can modernize capital markets infrastructure, Axoni said in a press release on Tuesday. HSBC is the latest investor in the startup’s Series B funding round, …

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