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Major Staffing Company Kelly Services Turns to Blockchain With New Partnership

[ad_1] Global staffing company Kelly Services announced a strategic partnership with online blockchain-based hiring platform Moonlighting.As Forbes reported on Aug. 14, Kelly Services will deploy Moonlighting’s blockchain-enabled hiring platform in a bid to streamline internal processes such as secure uploading of job seekers’ profiles and their distribution among various platforms. Moonlighting is based on EOSIO’s public blockchain and reportedly does not involve the use of a cryptocurrency.Moonlighting CEO and founder
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Dash Releases Upgrade In Response to Newly Exposed Vulnerabilities

[ad_1] Dash has released Dash Core v0.14.0.3, a new version of the wallet and P2P client for its cryptocurrency DASH in light of recent transaction spikes on its mainnet. Security upgradeDash Core announced the news in an official blog post on Aug. 15. According to the announcement, Dash was hit with either an external stress test or attack on Wednesday and Thursday this week. The post said that “the upgrade is
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Coinbase Custody Buys Xapo Institutions, Continuing Rapid Expansion

[ad_1] Disclaimer: this story is breaking and may be subject to updates.Coinbase Custody has reportedly acquired Xapo’s institutional business to become the world’s largest crypto custodian by assets under custody.Major crypto exchange Coinbase announced the news in a post on the company’s blog Aug. 15. The news follows manic growth on the part of Coinbase’s year-old custodial wing, which only two months ago reported assets under custody (AUC) valued at
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These Portfolio Tracking Tools Will Also Prepare Your Crypto Taxes

[ad_1] Tax season is months away, which is why you need to start preparing for it now. Leave everything to the last minute and you’ll only end up cursing your procrastination. Organize your cryptocurrency activity in advance and you’ll breeze through tax deadline day without so much as flinching. Despite maddeningly vague or unfair legislation, filing your crypto taxes is surprisingly simple thanks to an array of tools that make
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Blockchain Music Streaming Startup Unveils Source Code, Incentives

[ad_1] Audius, a blockchain startup that aims to disrupt the music streaming industry, has uploaded its public beta version. The open source code for public use of Audius is available on GitHub as of Aug. 15. Additionally, the startup has issued an open invitation to run network nodes in exchange for compound rewards distributed in Audius’ native token.Decrypt reported the startup’s recent developments on Aug. 15. According to Audius CEO Roneil
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Bitcoin Price Shows Signs of Recovery as Altcoin Market Stays Red

[ad_1] Thursday, Aug. 15 — Bitcoin (BTC) is seeing some upward movement as Ether (ETH) and XRP continue to slump.Market visualization. Source: Coin360Bitcoin is trading at $10,407 at press time, representing a 0.82% price increase on the day. Bitcoin has ranged from just under $10,000 to over $12,000 this month and had most recently been on a downward streak. However, after bottoming out around $9,700 today, BTC has turned around
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Crypto Mining Company CoinMine Secures $2.5 Million in Seed Round

[ad_1] Cryptocurrency mining company CoinMine has received a fresh injection of funds from a $2.5 million seed round led by the investment company M13.Coinmine announced the successful fundraiser in an official blog post on Aug. 15. As part of the announcement, Coinmine said it will continue to support more cryptocurrencies and ship out “over-the-air” updates. The company offers a product called Coinmine One, which is an all-purpose cryptocurrency mining computer that
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Bitcoin Is a “Chaos Hedge, or Schmuck Insurance”

[ad_1] Morgan Creek Capital CEO Mark Yusko called Bitcoin (BTC) a “chaos hedge, or schmuck insurance,” in an interview with CNBC Fast Money on Aug. 14. Yusko made the comment while explaining the folly in paying too much heed to the daily price movements of BTC.Should we park the narrative of Bitcoin price’s correlation with global turmoil?The interviewer noted that people had been making a big thing of BTC’s recent
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Water Management Firm to Use Data Gumbo’s Services for Efficiency

[ad_1] Austin-based Antelope Water Management has announced that it is going to start using a blockchain platform developed by Data Gumbo. The announcement appeared in a press release on Aug. 15. Antelope Water Management is a company that develops sustainability-focused water services for oil and gas extractions, while Data Gumbo provides blockchain services for the oil and gas industry.  According to the release, Data Gumbo’s blockchain network, GumboNet, will provide Antelope’s customers
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Brandt’s Momentum Indicator Highlights Potential Bitcoin Reversal

[ad_1] Bitcoin’s market valuation has already made some surprising moves in 2019, outperforming both the NASDAQ Composite and S&P 500 (on a YTD basis) by a wide margin.  However, an inability to hold support at key technical regions would suggest this year’s bull trend hasn’t yet been validated. Bitcoin’s Line in the Sand Since the beginning of the year, BTC/USD has generated gains of 172%, outpacing the returns of both