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Lightning Labs Secures $10M in Investments, Releases Beta of First Paid Product

Lightning Labs, the developer of the high-speed transaction protocol Lightning Network (LN), has secured $10 million in Series A funding round.The news was announced by Lightning Labs CEO and co-founder, Elizabeth Stark, in a blog post on Feb. 5. The company plans to allocate the raised funds to further

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University College London Centre for Blockchain Technologies Releases New Report on Supply Chains

The University College (UCL) London Centre for Blockchain Technologies (CBT), with the support of the UK Retail Blockchain Consortium (RBC), has released a market report looking at the adoption of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) in physical supply chains.  Get a copy of the report here. “Despite the increasing opportunity for digitisation and

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IBM-Backed Hyperledger Fabric Releases Version 2.0

Hyperledger Fabric released version 2.0 of its enterprise distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform, according to a Jan. 30 announcement. Several major features were added to the platform that improve how its different participants communicate with each other.Hyperledger Fabric is one of the several products of the Hyperledger consortium, which

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Crypto-Focused Accounting Firm Lukka Releases Tax Preparation Product

Just in time for the 2019 tax season, cryptocurrency accounting firm Lukka announced a “do-it-yourself” crypto tax preparation product tailored for retail investors. Known as LukkaTax, the product evolved from LibraTax, a commercial crypto tax calculator Lukka released in 2014 when the company was first formed.While Lukka has primarily

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US Think Tank Releases Report on Investigation Into Illicit Transactions on the Dark Web

United States think tank The Rand Corporation has taken a closer look at the dark web, where criminal activities are difficult to discover, monitor, and investigate for law enforcement.On Nov. 20, The Rand Corporation, the Police Executive Research Forum, and the University of Denver on behalf of the National

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Æternity Releases Final Hard Fork Software to Compete with Ethereum

The core development team of blockchain platform Æternity announced the release of the software of its latest hard fork, namely Lima.Æternity announced in a press release published on Nov. 5 that the introduction of Lima improves the network’s virtual machines, governance and naming system. The purpose of the update

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