The central bank of the Netherlands says that after three years of experimentation, blockchain cannot yet handle the demands of financial market infrastructures. Blockchain technology is not yet ready for implementation in financial markets, according to a report by De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) on June 7. After three years of experimenting with Distributed Ledger Technology … Read more
There are a lot of members within the cryptocurrency industry who have tried to predict the price of digital assets like Bitcoin Core (BTC). Furthermore, there are also a ton of bigwig Wall Street types who also try to predict the price of cryptocurrencies — While some of their BTC forecasts predict the currency’s value … Read more
A weekly cryptocurrency-focused radio show called “Cryptomania – Bitcoin and Beyond” has just launched, joining a flourishing cottage industry of crypto-centric edutainment (education + entertainment). Cryptomania is a radio show that airs Saturday mornings in the Boston, Massachusetts, and southern New Hampshire area on the local FM channel 104.9. The radio program is the brainchild … Read more
Pegging cryptocurrencies to “real” money could stabilize them—or ruin them entirely.
The cryptocurrency market has started to gain some momentum and stability over the past 48 hours, with three consecutive daily buy candles recorded by bitcoin. Tokens such as OmiseGo and DigixDAO have seen notable increase in volume and price, but it is still unclear whether the market can initiate a new rally. Volume Still Low … Read more
India’s Enforcement Directorate, a federal law enforcement and economic intelligence agency, has called in high-profile British-Indian businessman Raj Kundra for questioning as part of an investigation into a money laundering case linked to Amit Bhardwaj’s recent $300 million USD bitcoin scam. Since Bhardwaj’s arrest in April, many domestic celebrities have reportedly been investigated for promoting … Read more
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman is in talks with cryptocurrency startup PotCoin to have the latter sponsor a trip to the U.S.-North Korea summit.
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Obelisk, a new ASIC manufacturer led by Siacoin developer David Vorick, has released plans for an ASIC launchpad for Proof of Work coins. Its aim is to provide new and existing cryptocurrencies with an ASIC-friendly algorithm that will mitigate the rising threat of 51% attacks. Although initially devised with the company’s own ASIC miner in … Read more
Financial services giant Mastercard has won a patent for a blockchain system that allows travelers to submit desired itineraries and merchants to submit bids for each service request. The patent, awarded to Mastercard by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on June 7, aims to streamline the global travel industry by connecting travelers to … Read more