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Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Blockchain Project Reveals Code Proposals & New Members

The Hyperledger Project, an open-source blockchain working group overseen by the Linux Foundation has announced several new updates in a press release today. They include the announcement of 30 founding members, code proposals from several participating companies, a new technical committee to oversee the group’s technical direction and a new open governance structure, fitting that of an open...

OKCoin's Jack Liu Proposes Open Bitcoin Security Standards

Jack Liu is head of Institutional Development at OKCoin. On his blog, Jack Liu proposes open Bitcoin security standards and how Bitcoin companies should compete. Fundamentally, I don’t believe Bitcoin companies should be in the business of convincing customers who is more secure. - Jack Liu, OKCoin Inspiration came to Liu after watching Olaf Carlson-Wee, Head of Risk for Coinbase, discuss...

Robocoin Bitcoin ATMs Can Now Run Lamassu Open Source Software

Robocoin Bitcoin ATM operators now have a new attractive alternative to abiding by Robocoin's new compliance standards. In response to Robocoin's move to enforce AML/KYC compliance for all of its ATM operators (even non-American ones), some Bitcoin enthusiasts have banded together to port Lamassu's open source Bitcoin ATM software to run on Robocoin's hardware. Currently, the Lamassu Robocoin...

Bitcoin Funding Ebola Research and Open Access to Medical Research Papers

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Kevin McKernan is a scientist working for the firm Courtagen Life Sciences, which specializes in genomic sequencing. (The process of “figuring out the order of DNA nucleotides, or bases, in a genome—the order of As, Cs, Gs, and Ts that make up an organism's DNA.” [source: Genome News Network]). Previously, he worked on the Human Genome Project, the most notable and longest running genetics...

Darkcoin Price in Decline after Open-Source Release

After enduring a tumultuous cooling period in August, Darkcoin's prospects were beginning to look up. Kristov Atlas' review of Darkcoin's source code was mostly positive, and developer Evan Duffield announced Darkcoin would soon become open-source. Moreover, the Darkcoin price increased during the first half of September. After declining a bit from its mid-month highs, the Darkcoin price rallied...