The launch of Europe’s first blockchain research facility is in today’s cryptocurrency news. This is the first dedicated facility with the most advanced technology based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Blockpass Identity Lab is a pioneer in blockchain researching that will focus on finding new ways in which the blockchain technology can be applied while protecting all personal data. This laboratory is a part of the Edinburgh Napier University and is a collaboration with a Hong Kong-based identity application company that is, of course, blockchain-based.
Both of the labs signed a three-year partnership with more than $200.000 in funds in order to support the research staff which is mostly consisted of Ph.D. students. They will mostly focus on protecting identity and build new infrastructure that will respect the privacy and consent of the users.
“This exciting work to explore how blockchain technology can protect personal data from online scammers and hackers carries on the tradition of innovation and excellence exemplified by John Napier,”
says Kate Forbes, the Scottish Minister for the Digital Economy.
Before the launch of the research facility, there will be a conference held about advanced cryptography and digital identity. Also, there will be a hackathon where users must develop prototype apps that will focus on digital identity.
This research is extremely important since there’s so much attention focused on data breaches mostly in the United States and companies that are based there such as Yahoo and Equifax. Also, most of the victims of identity theft are from the United States and Europe where Blockpass Identity Lab will be based.
Bollywood Actors Involved In ‘’Cashcoin’’ $14 Million Crypto Scam
“I will be in Surat on January 5, 2017, for promoting Cashcoin. As we all know that the future belongs to the cashless trend, we also know how much important role cryptocurrencies would play. So, we’ll meet at the event to know more about Cashcoin.”The police believe Khan received a lot of money for promoting the scam. If the police prove they are right, Khan could face compensation for the investors’ losses and could potentially go to prison for charges of fraud, criminal conspiracy and breach of trust. Shahbaz Khan’s involvement in crypto scams is not the first in the Bollywood world. Before him, there were actors such as Shilpa Shetty and Zarine Khan who promoted other scam crypto projects. In cases such as this one, the police commissioner said:
“These people have been brand ambassadors for this company, endorsing their products and going for their meetings. We came to know they have received huge remuneration and traveled abroad with the company representatives. This is a serious offense.’’Other Bollywood actors who got involved in a crypto scam include Vivek Oberoi who is set to play the key role in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s biopic, also was involved into taking bribes for promoting political parties in India by accepting cryptocurrency as payments.
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“Those followers are as authentic as Jussie Smollet’s beatdown story.”Another commenter believed that getting the police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation involved is the right thing to do in order to bring truth to the crypto community. Justin Sun is believed to be a master at marketing and this is one of the reasons the crypto community can be happy about since his strategies seem to work on investors, dapp users and crypto exchange owners. It’s not a foul play but it sure is very close to the line that you should not cross.
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“Other market participants may view this as an opportunity, and countertrade to even out the fluctuations.”The Binance Launchpad is the company’s token launch platform, as the name says, and in most recent times it has concluded a $4 million sale of the Celer Network (CELR) token seven days ago. The platform also conducted the Fetch.AI (FET) token sale and was able to raise about $6 million in just 20 seconds back in February. As previously reported, multiple changes were done to the Binance Application Programming Interface that shows how the company is working hard on implementing margin trading. A week ago, LBank and Bit-Z both of which are exchanges, overtook Binance on the adjusted trade volume according to the rankings on CoinMarketCap but the newly found reports show that most of their volume is fake.
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