The Indian Government is Considering its Own Cryptocurrency

The Indian Government is Considering its Own Cryptocurrency

The Indian government is reportedly considering its own digital currency, similar to bitcoin. The central government of India has discussed the proposal with a committee of government officials, according to an unnamed source, reports the Business Standard. As India’s central bank believes that digital currencies are ‘susceptible to misuse’ the government is looking at a […]

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Spheris: A Transparent and Fair Ethereum-Based App Marketplace For Developers and Users

Spheris: A Transparent and Fair Ethereum-Based App Marketplace For Developers and Users

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The Night Poloniex Listed Ethereum Classic

The Night Poloniex Listed Ethereum Classic

Note: The following is a story of the events that led to the survival of the original Ethereum chain after the hard fork related to The DAO incident was activated. The story is told from the perspective of the author. Within hours of Ethereum’s hard fork to reassign funds away from the hacker who found […]

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“Silicon Valletta” – Beaches, Bitcoin and Blockchain  

“Silicon Valletta” – Beaches, Bitcoin and Blockchain  

Malta is breaking ground in the Bitcoin and blockchain universe, hoping to attract startups and fintech companies from across the world

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“Silicon Valletta” – Beaches, Bitcoin and Blockchain  

“Silicon Valletta” – Beaches, Bitcoin and Blockchain  

Malta is breaking ground in the Bitcoin and blockchain universe, hoping to attract startups and fintech companies from across the world

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How Blockchain Technology Is Helping To Fight Food Fraud

How Blockchain Technology Is Helping To Fight Food Fraud

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), every year one in 10 people worldwide falls ill from eating contaminated food and 420,000 die as a result. Scandals affecting the food chain are far reaching, ranging from the 2013 horsemeat scandal in Europe to China’s 2008 toxic mixture of milk and infant formula mixed with melamine, […]

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Crypto Valley Labs Launches Its First Blockchain Hub In Zug Switzerland

Crypto Valley Labs Launches Its First Blockchain Hub In Zug Switzerland

Venture capital firm Lakeside Partners, blockchain firm Blockhaus, and business law and tax firm MME, have teamed up to launch Crypto Valley Labs, with its first location in Zug, Switzerland, also known as Crypto Valley. The hub in Zug, called Genesis Hub, aims to serve as the home for blockchain and crypto startups in the […]

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Coinbase Co-Founder: Lack of Incentives May Become a Major Issue For Bitcoin & Ethereum

Coinbase Co-Founder: Lack of Incentives May Become a Major Issue For Bitcoin & Ethereum

Through the execution of forks and protocol changes, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic and Litecoin have been highly successful in improving their underlying infrastructures in terms of privacy, security and scalability. Most recently, the Bitcoin Core development team’s transaction malleability fix and scaling solution Segregated Witness (SegWit) was officially integrated into the bitcoin network to provide […]

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Bitcoin Fees are Rapidly Decreasing With SegWit

Bitcoin Fees are Rapidly Decreasing With SegWit

Bitcoin fees are rapidly decreasing due to the integration of the Segregated Witness (SegWit) by leading wallet providers. According to the blockchain analysis platform OXT, less than 10 percent of current bitcoin transactions are SegWit-enabled. Which means, only a small portion of users are experiencing lower fees and reduction in transaction size. But, despite the gradual […]

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Are Investment Bubbles in the Crypto Space a Good Thing?

Are Investment Bubbles in the Crypto Space a Good Thing?

Bitcoin is in a bubble. That’s according to some. Billionaire investor Mark Cuban, BBC’s technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones and best-selling author and currency expert Jim Rickards are just a few names that spring to mind who are claiming this. Yet, even if this is the case, surely that’s not necessarily a bad thing and may […]

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