Turkish Telecom Giant Turkcell Introduces Blockchain ID Management Product

Istanbul-based telecom company Turkcell has announced a blockchain-powered solution for user identity management. Istanbul-based telecommunication services provider Turkcell has introduced a blockchain-based service for ID management, news outlet Daily Sabah reported on Feb. 26. Turkcell reportedly announced its new blockchain product at the technology fair Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 on Feb. 25. The ID […]

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Japanese Multinational Holding SoftBank Announces Blockchain ID Working Group

SoftBank and TBCASoft are to lead a new digital identification study group under the canopy of the Carrier Blockchain Study Group consortium. Japanese multinational holding conglomerate SoftBank Corp. and American telecoms-focused blockchain firm TBCASoft are to lead a new blockchain-based digital identification study group under the canopy of the Carrier Blockchain Study Group (CBSG). The […]

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Ongoing Economic Crises in Venezuela and Beyond Show That the Idea of Bitcoin as a Store of Value Is Increasingly Catching On

From Venezuela to India, crypto is being increasingly used in times of economic crisis. Just when it seemed like the economic and political situation in Venezuela couldn’t get much worse, it has. Back in December, the Venezuelan bolívar witnessed its peak annual inflation rate for 2018, with this rate coming in at a dizzying 80,000 […]

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Hodler’s Digest, February 11–17: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Fundstrat Global Advisors thinks that crypto prices can see higher price points, and JPMorgan plans to launch its own coin. Top Stories This Week Fundstrat Global Advisors Expects 2019 to Bring More Institutional Investors to Crypto According to a report on the 2019 crypto outlook released by New York-based research company Fundstrat Global Advisors, incremental […]

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Detected Cryptojacking Prompts Microsoft to Remove Eight Free Apps from Microsoft Store

United States-based software corporation Microsoft has removed eight Windows 10 applications from its official app store. United States-based software corporation Microsoft has removed eight Windows 10 applications from its official app store after cybersecurity firm Symantec identified the presence of surreptitious Monero (XMR) coin mining code. The news was reported by Symantec on Feb. 15. […]

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