“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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Estonian Government Considering Raising Bitcoin For its Sovereign Wealth Fund

Estonian Government Considering Raising Bitcoin For its Sovereign Wealth Fund

The Republic of Estonia, the first country in the European Union (EU) to introduce the concept of e-residency, a government-issued digital identity which allows entrepreneurs around the world to establish businesses virtually, is considering the formation of a sovereign wealth fund raised through bitcoin. Fundamentally, bitcoin represents decentralization, freedom, and privacy, and such attributes of […]

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From Tiigrihüpe to Estcoin – The digital evolution of “Europe’s Silicon Valley”

From Tiigrihüpe to Estcoin – The digital evolution of “Europe’s Silicon Valley”

In a sign that cryptocurrencies are beginning to gain widespread acceptance, this tech-savvy Baltic nation aims to become the first country in the world to launch its own ICO

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$44 Million in Ethereum Moved With $0.13 Fee, How Can Bitcoin Reach Similar Scalability?

$44 Million in Ethereum Moved With $0.13 Fee, How Can Bitcoin Reach Similar Scalability?

Bitcoin fees have significantly decreased over the past few months, especially since the lock-in of the Bitcoin Core development team’s scaling solution and transaction malleability fix Segregated Witness (SegWit) and the proposal of SegWit2x. Leading bitcoin wallet platforms including Blockchain, the second largest non-custodial bitcoin wallet application behind Coinbase, currently recommends a $0.88 fee for […]

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Estonia Considers Launching Its Own Crypto Token Through An ICO

Estonia Considers Launching Its Own Crypto Token Through An ICO

A proposal to issue so-called estcoin could make the Republic of Estonia the first country in the world to run an initial coin offering (ICO) for a government-managed crypto token. The Republic of Estonia is considering launching its own crypto token, estcoins, which would be made available to e-residents looking to support Estonia’s broader “new […]

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