Quest Patient Data Exposed: Could the Blockchain Have Prevented It?

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By CCN: A major data breach has rocked Quest Diagnostics, exposing the personal details of nearly 12 million patients in the process. The incident, which was reported in a public filing, occurred on May 14 after centralized third-party billing company American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA) informed the diagnostic testing company about "potential unauthorized activity" on a "web payment page."...

Coinbase Bounce: 3 of 4 Ethereum Tokens Rally against Bitcoin on Day of Listing

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Trading of Civic (CVC), district0x (DNT), Loom Network (LOOM), and Decentraland (MANA) -- all ERC-20 tokens that run on the Ethereum network -- today went live on Coinbase Pro, and most received a bump from their listing on the crypto exchange. CVC, LOOM, MANA, and DNT Listed on Coinbase In a post earlier today, Coinbase reached out to traders to announce that it had started accepting inbound...

Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinbase Lists Four More Ethereum Tokens

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The most popular US cryptocurrency exchange is continuing its promise to support Ethereum-based ERC20 tokens, adding four more of the coins to the Coinbase Pro platform. Starting today, December 7, Coinbase Pro users can transfer their balances of Civic (CVC), district0x (DNT), Loom Network (LOOM), and Decentraland (MANA) to the exchange, and full trading will commence around 48 hours from today...

Brave Browser Taps Blockchain Identity Startup Civic for Secure KYC

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Cryptocurrency-funded web browser Brave has announced that it will collaborate with Civic, the blockchain identity platform, on a project that will bring the latter's identity verification services to publishers on the Brave platform. Under this framework, Brave-verified publishers will be able to confirm their identity using Civic's technology, and thus gain secure access to their Basic...

Successful $33 Million CIVIC ICO Token Sale Concludes Early

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In a moment of confusion and to the dismay of some, CIVIC ended it’s crowdsale yesterday around 5PM. Due to congestion in the Ethereum Network and the shutdown at Coinbase, we have ended sales for the day. Thanks to everyone involved! pic.twitter.com/aSu9Vz8oVa — Vinny Lingham (@VinnyLingham) June 21, 2017 They later announced on their website that they had reached their goal of $33 million...

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