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Hyperledger Unveils Aries, Decentralized Identity (DID) Infrastructure

Hyperledger, a multi-project open source distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform hosted by the Linux Foundation, has announced the launch of Aries, a shared infrastructure of tools that facilitate the exchange of data stored on different blockchains, according to a blog post on May 14, 2019. Hyperledger Aries Fosters Interoperability In…

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Elipay Celebrates the First of 100s of Crypto-Accepting Merchants in Croatia

On May 20, Eligma showed off its Elipay service, a crypto payment processing system that allows people to pay for products and services with cryptocurrencies at over 300 retailers in the region. The grand opening of Elipay’s Croatian launch started with the first transaction made by Bitcoin.com’s CEO, Roger Ver, at the five-star Navis Design …

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Dfinity ‘on track’ for Q2 launch; hiring spree and developer talks planned to offset more delays

Dfinity, a Swiss-based firm valued at over $2 billion and building the world’s first Internet Computer, is “on track” to fully launch in late Q2 (June), a company spokesperson has told The Block.   A “cut down” version of the internet computer was originally pencilled for the end of Q1 2019, but the plan was …

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Microsoft’s decentralized identifiers: Tech giant wants people to control all aspects of their identity, claims Daniel Buchner

With non-financial giants making headlines for joining the crypto-race, numerous enthusiasts remain unsure about what is motivating such decisions. To uncover the secret behind one such development, WhatBitcoinDid podcast host Peter McCormack, interviewed Microsoft’s Daniel Buchner to understand why Microsoft was building decentralized IDs on the Bitcoin blockchain. While the interview started with Buchner speaking about his involvement in the […]

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After the Wild West, the Next Generation of Crypto Companies are Advancing the Industry

Back in the ICO boom of late 2017 and 2018, it was too easy for anyone to enter the crypto space with little more than a white paper and a sales pitch. However, once their ICO was over and the spending sprees started, even the most well-intentioned projects struggled to sustain themselves. A quick browse […]

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Tether [USDT] worth 12 million sent from Tether treasury to unknown wallet

Tether has been the center of rumors and speculation for a long time; however, the rumors and speculations reached a peak when NYAG, Letitia James, filed a lawsuit against Bitfinex and Tether for defrauding investors by covering up losses. The lawsuit might have subsided after the new injunction by New York Supreme Court, but it […]

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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network loses spark as network stats start to slouch

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network designed to free up Bitcoin’s on-chain congestion and improve its scalability seems to have lost its mojo as the network capacity, among others, have started declining for over a month. The network capacity for Lightning Network, at press time, was 1020 BTC, which is worth $8.1 million. Over the course of a […]

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Bitfinex launches new IEO platform Tokinex following LEO token issuance

Bitfinex, the controversy-ridden cryptocurrency exchange, announced its collaboration with a hybrid Ethereum-based trading platform, Ethfinex, to launch an Initial Exchange Offering [IEO] platform, Tokinex. This development comes after the recent debut of Bitfinex’s exchange utility token [LEO]. After much development to ensure a user-optimised experience, we are proud to unveil the latest product in our portfolio, Tokinex, […]

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IBM Talks About Establishing a Blockchain-Dependent Workforce to Satisfy Increasing Needs

That Gibraltar became a leader in the blockchain world did not come as a result of an accident. It was due to meticulous planning, the synergy between different stakeholders and leaders who have the will to confront risks. By virtue of its nature and status gained, Gibraltar has carved a niche for itself as a place for spotting and taking advantage of the latest advancements in technology. After speeding ahead of others in licensing of the gaming sector, it went ahead to set up one of the most impressive gaming hubs found anywhere in the world. It is indeed very heartwarming to declare that this development is occurring simultaneously with advancements in blockchain technology. The Rock of Blockchain Technology Focusing on blockchain technology has given Gibraltar the ability to make a leadership statement again on the global platform. It is now the first place on earth to come up with a dedicated blockchain regulatory framework. That is very impressive, considering the fact that huge

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How Bitcoin Gives Salvation to Investors from Macroeconomic Slowdowns

AMD has been launching a more powerful graphics card suitable for crypto mining in GPU. Nvidia assumed that the cryptocurrency market will never recover. However, AMD was preparing for the next bullish cycle in the cryptocurrency market. The current rebound in prices is a clear indication that AMD is prepared for a price increase. Investors have been going recently to Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. This is evident in the recent Bitcoin price action. Hartnett believes that, when it comes to the investor’s appetite for Bitcoin, the interest is due to the investment strategy of high risk and high reward. The low bond interest rate yielded eroded gains during the recession in 2008. Investors have been forced to adopt a greedy business strategy. This, in turn, has caused investors to start trading aggressively with the cryptocurrency. They did this with the hope of capitalizing on the next Bull Run in the market. Hartnett also felt that investors are currently investing heavily in

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Taking A Gander At Which Altcoins are Outperforming Bitcoin In The Current Bull Run

Bitcoin’s market cap now accounts for 58 percent of the entire crypto market. Last time Bitcoin’s share was that large, the Bitcoin price was at its historic high of around $20,000. Bitcoin is constantly outperforming the mean of the altcoin market. Even Mike Novogratz, the billionaire CEO of Galaxy Capital and a former hedge fund manager at Fortress Investment Group, believes alternative cryptocurrencies, or altcoins, will be outperformed by bitcoin in the bull market. Altcoins typically mount in value when the bitcoin price shows stability at a tight price range, leaving investors to take high-risk and high-return options over the dominant cryptocurrency. The optimism towards bitcoin, despite the emergence of sophisticated altcoins, is well founded due to the involvement of major financial institutions in the likes of Fidelity and TD Ameritrade building infrastructure on top of bitcoin. However, these 3 Altcoins have done better than Bitcoin up till now. It might not be the case in

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IRS Commissioner Makes Crypto Tax Clarity a Priority

In an open letter to Representative Tom Emmer, IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig promised to make clarity around cryptocurrencies for taxpayers a priority at his agency.

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Craig Wright’s Bitcoin Copyright: Blockchain Bombshell or Absolute Farce?

By CCN: As CCN earlier reported, Craig Wright has officially filed a copyright claim for the Bitcoin whitepaper. But what does this mean for Bitcoin and crypto generally? In short, it means very little. For starters,

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Op Ed: Lightning Network Consensus Is a Marketplace and That’s Okay!

“There is no such thing as consensus on the Lightning Network; instead, we have compatibility. That means you can literally break the rules of the majority, as long as there are other people that have an incentive to break the rules with you. “

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Thailand’s Oldest Bank Officially Discloses Interest in Blockchain; Mentions BTC, XRP and VET

Adoption of cryptocurrency is increasing quite steadily and is still expected to do better numbers in the new future. Many big firms are considering cryptocurrency and blockchain projects and more are expected to follow. In a new and interesting turn for adoption, Thailand’s oldest bank, Siam Commercial Bank, recently published a blog post on its official website, showing its interest and use of blockchain technology and digital assets. Siam, which is also the largest commercial bank in Thailand, specifically points to Bitcoin, Ripple and VeChain. Amongst other things, the blogpost delves into the use of blockchain technology by various sectors to proffer all kinds of solutions for better effectiveness and efficiency. Music Streaming Music streaming apps using blockchain to connect artistes to listeners and fans without any need for middlemen is touched on in the publication. It mentions Musicoin, a platform which is used for the creation and distribution of music. Now running on

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