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Microsoft Releases Bitcoin-Based ID Tool as COVID-19 Tracing Draws Criticism

Microsoft’s Bitcoin-based decentralized identity tool, ION, went live with a beta version on mainnet Wednesday as one of many efforts by members of the Decentralized Identity Foundation (DIF) to fast-track tools anyone can use for COVID-19 crisis response programs.  Microsoft and ConsenSys’s uPort project are both leading DIF members. Separately, Microsoft

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Microsoft Releases Bitcoin-Based ID Tool as COVID-19 ‘Passports’ Draw Criticism

Microsoft’s Bitcoin-based decentralized identity tool, ION, went live with a beta version on mainnet Wednesday as one of many efforts by members of the Decentralized Identity Foundation (DIF) to fast-track tools anyone can use for COVID-19 crisis response programs.  Microsoft and ConsenSys’s uPort project are both leading DIF members. Separately, Microsoft

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Bitcoin-Based Smart Contracts Platform Adds “Third Layer” Scaling Solution

RIF Labs officially launched their Bitcoin scaling solution at Consensus 2019. The RIF Lumino Network is comparable to the Lightning Network in its scalability potential, but as it’s built on top of the RSK protocol, there are many differences. RIF Labs CEO Diego Gutierrez Zaldivar walked through these differences as

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Breaking: NASDAQ is Testing Trading of a Bitcoin-based Product

A crypto quantitative analyst spotted a BTC/USD trading pair listed on Nasdaq platform. Speculations of Bitcoin trading on Nasdaq are at the peak.It’s great news for Bitcoin (BTC) enthusiasts and the crypto community as Nasdaq is possibly testing the trading of a Bitcoin-based product. Cryptopolis, a quantitative analyst at StrongMarket,

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Nasdaq Is Quietly Testing Bitcoin-Based Product Under CXERX Indice, Analyst Suggests

The world's second-largest stock exchange, Nasdaq, is allegedly testing trading of a bitcoin (BTC)-based product, according to a tweet by an analyst at quantitative trading analytics service StrongMarket on April 22.Twitter personality Cryptopolis, a quantitative analyst at StrongMarket, tweeted that he bought one bitcoin through an account on retail

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