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Berkeley Blockchain Incubator Welcomes Startup Fighting COVID-19

The Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator, an incubator program for distributed ledger technology, or DLT, startups run out of UC Berkeley, has welcomed Snark Health into its spring cohort.Snark Health seeks to combat COVID-19 by “building a framework for data-driven discussions and shared learnings” to enable the “rapid dissemination of information

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BTC Worries, Buterin ‘Embarrassed,’ Blockchain Fights Coronavirus: Hodler’s Digest, March 23-29

Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This WeekA calmer week for Bitcoin —

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Blockchain to Revolutionize Luxury Watch Ownership

Digital identity consortium, Arianee, has authenticated a limited batch of luxury wallets using its blockchain protocol.On March 26, Swiss luxury watchmaker Breitling announced the release of a limited edition chronograph certified using the Arianee protocol. Each individual Top Time watch will be given a unique digital identity using distributed

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Maze Hacker Group Claims Infecting Insurance Giant Chubb with Ransomware

Black hat hacker group, Maze, claims to have used ransomware to compromise the systems of insurance giant, Chubb. They also claim to have stolen the firm’s data.Brett Callow, threat analyst at cybersecurity firm, Emsisoft, told Cointelegraph on March 27 that Maze published the claim on its website. While the

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What Will Be the Early Privacy Impact of Secure Multiparty Computation?

Currently, one of the most rigorously examined corners of the surging cryptography space, secure multiparty computation, or sMPC, is widely considered a viable solution to many practical situations in the real world. The concept has some promising implications ranging from privacy to scalability and efficiency, and it’s lasting impact

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OKEx Now Lists Orchid (OXT) Token, Spot Trading to Go Live on March 30, 2020

The leading global cryptocurrency derivatives and spot exchange platform OKEx has announced the addition of Orchid (OXT) token to its list of tradable crypto-assets. The utility token is designed for use on the Ethereum blockchain-based Orchid peer-to-peer open marketplace for buying and selling VPN bandwidth. The deposits and withdrawals of

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