China’s Army Considering a Blockchain Rewards System, Report

China’s military could implement a blockchain rewards system to manage personnel data and incentivize its workforce, the Global Times reported on Nov. 18. Citing a People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Daily report, the Global Times underscores that the blockchain system would likely not involve financial incentives, but would be used as an innovation strategy for the military’s management. Non-financial incentives The PLA is reportedly interested in using an immutable and secure blockchain-based system to manage personnel data; spanning records such as military training, career path, missions undertaken and performance reports.  The…

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ZClassic (ZCL) Suddenly Skyrockets Over 60%; Here’s Why

Privacy-centric Zclassic (ZCL) is skyrocketing after its founder Rhett Creighton decided to “put more ZCL in the hands of people.” In the last 24 hours, ZCL jumped over 60% to hit a high of $0.45. The bullish momentum appears to be correlated with the increasing network activity this cryptocurrency has seen as more people join […] The post ZClassic (ZCL) Suddenly Skyrockets Over 60%; Here’s Why appeared first on CCN Markets

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SNICKER: How Alice and Bob Can Mix Bitcoin With No Interaction

SNICKER could be the next tool in Bitcoin’s growing privacy toolbox. Although Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper suggests that privacy was a design goal of the Bitcoin protocol, blockchain analysis can often break users’ privacy today. This is a problem. Bitcoin users might not necessarily want the world to know where they spend their money, what they earn or how much they own, while businesses may not want to leak transaction details to competitors — to list a few examples. Fortunately, Bitcoin developers and researchers are coming up with more and…

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