All cryptocurrency markets continue to suffer from massive bearish pressure as of right now. Virtually all currencies in the top 25 are suffering from steep losses, with the exception of Nano. For some reason, the nano price is up by a whopping 19.31% during this troublesome time, effectively pushing...
News IBM has signed a five-year AU$1 billion ($740 million) deal with the Australian government to use blockchain and other new technologies to improve data security, Bloomberg reports Thursday, July 5. The major contract will see IBM provide technology such as blockchain, automation and artificial intelligence (AI) to Australian federal departments,...
News JPMorgan Chase is considering making Quorum, its Blockchain and smart contracts platform, into its own company, Bloomberg reported yesterday, March 23. A unnamed source told Bloomberg that no conclusion has yet been reached about whether Quorum would function better as an independent entity, which could potentially attract more partners. The...
Messaging applications are very keen on issuing their own tokens and digital currencies these days. Telegram has hosted a successful ICO, Kakao is looking to do the same, and now Viber is going down a similar path. Parent company Rakuten’s officials indicated that the new currency may be issued...
The story of the printing press can provide some insights. Store of value. Medium of exchange. Hard forks. Altcoins. Price swings. Bitcoin dominance. Energy consumption. Government bans. Beneath all the buzz lies a technological innovation with profound implications. So just how big will Bitcoin and the growing ecosystem of cryptocurrencies...
Bitcoin regulation will always remain a very touchy subject among industry experts. Although an official guideline for service providers helps legitimize cryptocurrency as a whole, there are some negative side effects as well. A group of Bitcoin enthusiasts now want to abolish the BitLicense altogether. Can we Abolish the...
Analysis On June 12, the state of Michigan introduced a bill imposing criminal penalties for manipulating data on blockchains in order to commit fraud. This is the first attempt in the world to legally protect data stored on distributed ledger technology (DLT) — for entering false information into the blocks...
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Exchanges are an integral cog in the cryptocurrency machine. Unfortunately, these platforms often cause issues or run into trouble for a variety of reasons. The Binance exchange has been involved in a recent Syscoin issue which forced the company to delete all existing API keys. It’s another troubled day in the...
Quite a few cryptocurrencies are trying to recover some of their lost value as of right now. Unfortunately, very few of them can effectively do so, as the market is poised to turn sour pretty soon. The Dash price still enjoys some positive momentum, as it has regained 11.42%...