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China says it's close to releasing its own cryptocurrency. IBM files a patent for a blockchain-enabled browser. Crypto banks explained. Crypto scams on the rise in Australia. US Chamber of Commerce to hire crypto and blockchain scientist.
BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - The People's Bank of China is 'close' to issuing its own cryptocurrency, according to a senior official. The bank's researchers have been working intensively since last year to develop systems, and the cryptocurrency is 'close…
– Aug 11, 9:02 AM
Bitcoin once promised that it would help realize the lofty goal of making individuals “their own bank.” To understand the many services that banks truly provide is also to realize how preposterous this claim was in 2008, when…
Australian Financial Review
– Aug 11, 11:07 PM
Scammers then trick superannuation funds into paying the victim's money directly to them. The scammers charge an extortion fee to pay the victim their super, or leave them with nothing at all. Superannuation investment scam victims have been hit…
The U.S. Department of Commerce is looking to hire a computer scientist with “specialized” experience in cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies. According to a job posting on USAJobs, an official government jobs portal, the…
– Aug 11, 8:55 AM
American technology behemoth IBM has filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a blockchain-enabled web browser patent. According to a patent application published on Aug. 6, IBM has filed a patent application for a system that…