Blockchain Technology Partners Unveil Smart Contracts on Amazon AWS

Customers can now integrate smart contracts on Amazon Web Services’ Quantum Ledger Database, or QLDB, thanks to tech company Blockchain Technology Partners. Blockchain Technology Partners, or BTP, unveiled general availability for its DAML incorporation, accessible through its Sextant for DAML platform, allowing those working with Amazon’s QLDB to harness smart contracts on the platform, according … Read more

Bitmain Unveils 2 Bitcoin Miners With Max Speeds Up to 110TH/s Per Unit

On Thursday, the China-based mining rig manufacturer Bitmain announced the launch of two new Antminer S19 series models that process between 95 to 110 trillion hashes per second (TH/s). The Antminer S19 Pro model with 110TH/s and 29 joules per terahash (J/TH) is 24 trillion hashes per second faster than Microbt’s latest Whatsminer M30S model … Read more

CFTC Holds A Meeting to Learn All About Stablecoins

American financial regulators have sat down with major stablecoin projects in an effort to better understand the industry. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Technology Advisory Committee held a public meeting on Feb. 26 to learn about stablecoins, cryptocurrency insurance, custody practices and cybersecurity. Three stablecoin projects: JPM Coin, MarkerDao and Paxo were in attendance, discussing … Read more

Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec Says Bitcoin’s Price Will ‘Quantuple’ Long-Term

Robert Herjavec, Multi-millionaire co-host of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” said Bitcoin (BTC) is currently valued at only a fraction of its long-term potential. “I think the price of Bitcoin, on a long-term basis, will quantuple, if that’s a word,” Herjavec told Kitco News in a Feb. 25 interview. Herjavec likes digital payments After speaking on gold, … Read more