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Billionaire Looks for “the Next-best Currency”, Gives Bitcoin Hope

Billionaire Looks for “the Next-best Currency”, Gives Bitcoin Hope

Ray Dalio, American billionaire investor, Co-Chief Investment Officer and Co-Chairman of Bridgewater Associates, a global investment firm, published a report, where he criticizes the current fiat money system but does not mention Bitcoin. This made a number of people ask as to why that is. However, his earlier comments show that Dalio did not write off cryptocurrency completely. […]

WHAT’S BEHIND RECENT GAINS FOR BITCOIN, ETHEREUM, RIPPLE’S XRP AND LITECOIN?

WHAT’S BEHIND RECENT GAINS FOR BITCOIN, ETHEREUM, RIPPLE’S XRP AND LITECOIN?

The year 2019 has been slow for most digital currencies. At the beginning of the year, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple (XRP) maintained the same low price points as the end of the previous year. This was largely owing to a long-running market correction following the post-2017 crypto boom. However, things seemed to pick up in the past few […]

COMBINING BLOCKCHAIN AND 5G: OBSTACLES AND OPPORTUNITIES

COMBINING BLOCKCHAIN AND 5G: OBSTACLES AND OPPORTUNITIES

WHAT IS BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY? As far as emerging technologies go, blockchain technology has arguably generated more buzz than any of the others. In its short time underpinning several cryptocurrencies and decentralized applications, this database platform has garnered the attention of various industry leaders, policymakers and large organizations willing to invest in its development. As an example, IBM already has […]

Game Creator Lucid Sight Bringing ‘Star Trek’ to the Blockchain

Game Creator Lucid Sight Bringing ‘Star Trek’ to the Blockchain

Blockchain games developer Lucid Sight is teaming up with media firm CBS Interactive to bring “Star Trek” game play and collectibles to the blockchain. Lucid Sight announced Tuesday that it has signed a deal with CBS to introduce the iconic starships from the popular TV and film franchise into a digital universe through its space-based […]

EY Open-Sources ‘Nightfall’ Code for Private Transactions on Ethereum

EY Open-Sources ‘Nightfall’ Code for Private Transactions on Ethereum

One of the world’s largest consultancy firms has released a new set of protocols for enabling private transactions atop the ethereum blockchain. The project, dubbed “Nightfall,” by Ernst & Young (EY) was released on GitHub Friday. The goal, according to the code’s description on GitHub, is to provide a means for transacting on ethereum with […]

State Farm, USAA to Pay Each Other Insurance Claims on Blockchain by 2020

State Farm, USAA to Pay Each Other Insurance Claims on Blockchain by 2020

U.S. insurance giants State Farm and USAA have entered advanced testing of a blockchain to automate the time-consuming and paper-heavy processing of automobile claims. Announced Thursday, the companies developed this system using Quorum, the private enterprise version of ethereum created by JPMorgan Chase. State Farm and USAA began working on the joint platform (which is […]

IMF AND WORLD BANK FIND A NEW WAY TO UNDERSTAND CRYPTO

IMF AND WORLD BANK FIND A NEW WAY TO UNDERSTAND CRYPTO

Digital assets have found a place in numerous industries, where they are positioned to make the existing systems more efficient. Some of these industries include finance, art, real estate, food, and shipping — and the applicability will continue growing. For example, Bitcoin is great for sending money from one point to the other and paying for goods and services. It benefits those who […]