Monthly Archives: May 2018

IHS Markit Has A Plan to Tokenize A $1 Trillion Loan Market

There’s a lot of talk in the financial world these days about putting cash (the fiat kind) on distributed ledgers, but little action beyond proofs-of-concept. That may soon change as IHS Markit, the market infrastructure giant, is developing a new blockchain-based system to handle the payments leg of syndicated loan trading – and eventually, a wider range of financial transactions. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, this system of smart contracts and wallets, known as Stax, is designed to eliminate the last mile of wire transfers, where each transaction has […]

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Bitcoin Addicts Crave Risk, Excitement, Escape

Corner those experienced within cryptocurrency’s ecosystem, and they’ll admit something akin to addicts exist. That fine line between obsession and irrational exuberance is probably best exemplified in wild price fluxuations, furious buying and selling. At least one historic county in Scotland, Peeblesshire (Siorrachd nam Pùballan), believes they’ve identified bitcoin addicts, and are beginning to treat them in the same manner as those with similar attractions to gambling. Also read: Bitgrail Exchange Ordered Down Indefinitely as Italian Court Upholds Halt Castle Craig Hospital Bitcoin Addicts are a Thing […]

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1090 DApps And 700 Tokens Launched on Ethereum Network in 2017, Analyst Says

Etherium analytics firm Alethio has revealed that as many as 1,090 DApps and more than 700 tokens were launched on ETH blockchain in 2017. In 2017, 1,090 decentralized applications (DApps) and more than 700 tokens have been deployed on the Ethereum (ETH) network, Finance Magnates reports May 28. According to Christian Crowley, business analyst of Etherium analytics firm Alethio, an average of around 100,000 new users join Ethereum ecosystem every day. Moreover, Ethereum network processes one million transactions daily, Crowley claimed speaking May 28 at ‘ConsenSys Community […]

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Despite Hitting Monthly Price Lows, Bitcoin Network Fundamentals Keep Growing

Crypto markets continue their downward trend with all top ten coins by market cap in the red, Bitcoin trading around $7,200. Monday, May 28: crypto markets are experiencing a significant decline with all top ten cryptocurrencies listed on Coinmarketcap (CMC) in the red. Some altcoins such as Cardano (ADA) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) are seeing losses up to around 30 percent over the last 7 days. Market visualization from Coin360 With a decline of around 35 percent over the last 30 days, Bitcoin (BTC) has hit a […]

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Company Creates Decentralized VR World Where Public Can Meet Celebrities

sponsored A company which has the 3D avatars of 7,000 stars is creating a VR world where the public can rub shoulders with the rich and famous. An established company that is listed on the stock exchange in Frankfurt is creating a decentralized, social virtual reality world which gives users the chance to rub shoulders with some of the world’s biggest celebrities. Staramba has already created what it claims is the world’s largest database of 3D avatars, which features 7,000 stars. They specialize in creating lifelike avatars […]

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The Exahash Era: SHA-256 Mining is a Significant Achievement in Computer Engineering

The cryptocurrency economy is nearing the end of 2018’s fifth month after a spectacular year of bullish prices throughout 2017. The past five months have been incredibly bearish as far as market values are concerned but the processing power of digital assets, particularly SHA-256 cryptocurrencies, continues to increase exponentially. Today SHA-256 miners makeup on of the largest computational networks ever created since the dawn of the internet. Also read: Prague Subway System Now Has Ten New Bitcoin ATMs SHA-256 Mining Has Created One of the Largest Computational Systems […]

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92% of All Blockchain Projects Fail

ICO frenzy has taken the world by storm with $6 billion raised last year in ICOs compared to just $90 million the year before. Blockchain is booming as banks, businesses, and developers search for new use cases for the emerging technology. There’s no doubt that blockchain has had success in global adoption so far – supply chain tracking, academic record keeping, and secure overseas voting are all good examples of successful blockchain implementation. However, while there are a lot of teams working on a lot of projects, […]

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Bitcoin Core Fees Fall to Their Lowest in Years

Fees on the bitcoin core network have reached their lowest in seven years, with the median cost of sending BTC currently standing at $0.11. While there are several reasons why BTC fees are low, one of them is obvious: less people are using the network. The number of daily transactions has dropped sharply since last year, and has declined further in the past month. Also read: Blockchain Projects Live a Little Over a Year on Average, China Claims Lower Fees, Lower Usage It is no secret that the […]

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Let’s set up a Trezor Model T Bitcoin Wallet – LIVE with Q&A

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Kasey’s Crypto Journey #9 – Recognizing An Opportunity – By Kasey Nguyen

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