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Michael del Castillo / CoinDesk:
Blockstack releases developer edition of blockchain-powered browser, plans to introduce tokens later this year   —  Blockchain startup Blockstack has released a decentralized browser aimed at making apps more easily accessible.  —  In a way, the release is a kind of Netscape for the decentralized internet …
May 23, 2017, 8:25 PMIn context
Michael del Castillo / CoinDesk:
Global distributed ledger consortium R3 raises $107M to develop blockchain-like tech for banks from 40+ investors including Intel, HSBC, BoA Merrill Lynch   —  Global banking consortium R3 has closed the largest funding round in the history of distributed ledger technology.
May 23, 2017, 6:45 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
IBM launches IBM Blockchain service, based on Linux Foundation-backed Hyperledger's Fabric code, and details its two commercial deployments   —  Tech giant IBM is set to unveil what it's calling the first “commercial application” of Hyperledger's open-source Fabric codebase.
Mar 20, 2017, 12:50 AMIn context
Corin Faife / CoinDesk:
Cisco, Foxconn, Bosch, Gemalto, blockchain startups, and others form an alliance to develop blockchain-based security protocol for IoT devices   —  The Internet of Things (IoT) - the vast web of connected devices which is becoming a fundamental part of the technological infrastructure that surrounds us …
Jan 30, 2017, 12:30 AMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
China's three largest bitcoin exchanges, BTCC, Huobi, and OKCoin, announce 0.2% fixed-rate fee on all buy and sell bitcoin and litecoin transactions   —  JChina's ‘Big Three’ bitcoin exchange businesses are taking new steps to “curb speculation” and “prevent volatility” in the nascent digital currency market.
Jan 25, 2017, 3:55 AMIn context
Michael del Castillo / CoinDesk:
Blockstack raises $4M round led by USV to build a Bitcoin-powered internet free of centralized servers   —  A new version of the Internet built on the bitcoin blockchain is another step closer to reality thanks to a $4m investment in Blockstack revealed in SEC documents earlier this week.
Jan 8, 2017, 11:00 AMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Federal judge approves IRS request to serve summons on Coinbase for user records as part of larger investigation into possible tax fraud by its users   —  The US Internal Revenue Service can serve bitcoin and ether exchange startup Coinbase with a summons for information about its users, a federal judge ordered today.
Nov 30, 2016, 7:45 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
Source: Goldman Sachs and Spanish banking group Banco Santander leave R3 blockchain consortium amid structural changes to deal   —  Spanish banking giant Banco Santander is no longer a member of the R3 blockchain consortium, CoinDesk has learned.  —  The news comes hours after it was revealed …
Nov 21, 2016, 8:50 PMIn context
Charles Bovaird / CoinDesk:
Zcash, a cryptocurrency based on Zerocash protocol that promises anonymous transactions using zero-knowledge proofs, launches October 28   —  “Deafening.”  —  That's how market analyst Arthur Hayes describes the enthusiasm ahead of the upcoming launch of a new digital currency called Zcash - and he's not alone.
Oct 28, 2016, 1:00 AMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Visa announces 2017 pilot of Visa B2B Connect, a business-to-business payment platform based on Chain's blockchain technology   —  Visa has announced new details about a forthcoming business-to-business payments service developed in partnership with blockchain startup Chain.
Oct 21, 2016, 7:55 PMIn context

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