IBM Files Patent for a Blockchain-Based Web Browser

A new patent application from IBM describes a blockchain-based web browser. Filed on August 6 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, IBM’s patent is for a web browser backed by a peer-to-peer network. The browser collects pre-specified information from web browsing sessions, according to the patent. The information is then transferred to a network of peer-to-peer nodes for collection and storage. Information collection depends on the type of browsing experience chosen. Browsing on a work computer versus a personal browser would demand different settings, for example.  Types of potentially…

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Approaching Next Crucial Break: $11,500 Holds Key

Bitcoin price is still struggling to gain bullish momentum above the $12,000 resistance against the US Dollar. The price is likely setting up for the next break either above $12,000 or towards $11,500. There is a new contracting triangle forming with resistance near $11,920 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price is likely to accelerate higher once it clears the key $12,000 resistance level. Bitcoin price is trading in a crucial range below $12,000 against the US Dollar. BTC price could either rally…