Tag: blockchain

Jan 22 2021

2021 Digital Currencies Outlook

Jan 22 2021 Published at Blockmanity under tags  blockchain

The use of cash seems to have its days numbered, at least in the world's major economies. While digital money has been around for a long time through the electronic money sending solutions provided by traditional banking. The future looks...

Jan 21 2021

An Overview of Modern Crypto Crowdfunding Mechanisms

Jan 21 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  blockchain crypto industry

Since 2013, the primary way new blockchain projects were funded was through a type of crowdfunding system known as an initial coin offering (ICO). In an ICO, early-stage blockchain projects would issue and sell tokens to investors, who usually get first access to these tokens — generally at the best available prices. As the project built out its product, these tokens would often...

Bitfinex To Launch Trading For Beacon Chain Staked Ethereum 2.0 Tokens

Bitfinex - the major centralized exchange and principal Tether USDT issuer announced on Jan 20 that it will initiate trading for the Ethereum 2.0 tokens on it's platform, a fancy term for the ETH tokens staked on the newly launched Beacon Chain, which will serve as the precursor to more advanced version of the Eth2 network....

Jan 20 2021

As the COVID-19 Vaccine Begins to Circulate, IBM Tackles Logistics Via Blockchain.

Jan 20 2021 Published at CryptoTicker under tags  blockchain

At least seven COVID-19 vaccines have officially been approved throughout the world and have begun distribution. According to Bloomberg, distributing billions of these vaccines will prove to be one of the most difficult undertakings ever...

Huobi Global releases details of crypto buying campaign and RUB withdrawals/deposits

Jan 20 2021 Published at CoinSpectator Blog under tags  blockchain

Recent news from global cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has seen the platform announce user support for the Russian Ruble (RUB). This latest development will mean that Huobi users can now withdraw and deposit in Russian Rubles. This is, of course, great news for the long-term success of the exchange itself and also users there who have …...

Cerberus Consensus Mechanism – an Introduction

Jan 20 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  blockchain blockchain news ethereum

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cerberus is a brand new consensus mechanism designed by Radix Cerberus offers limitless scaling while retaining atomic-level transactions What is Cerberus and why is it different from all other consensus mechanisms? Cerberus is a new...

Ethereum Nears ATH As CME Futures Approach, Here’s What Follows!

Jan 20 2021 Published at CryptoTicker under tags  altseason blockchain cme futures crypto defi

In a long awaited event, Ethereum is finally nearing it's previous all time high (ATH) figure of $1448 (CoinGecko data) and is currently changing hands at ~$1402! For the past 24 hours, ETH has been attempting to cross ATH, but could only reach $1428. However, the marketcap stands at a ATH $162B. Technically, the price ATH wasn't breached, but the crypto community assumed...

Jan 19 2021

Zürcher Kantonalbank and Clearstream Execute Blockchain Transaction

The cross-border fund distribution was made between Switzerland and Luxembourg.

ShareRing and the Future of Travel

Tim Bos, the CEO of sharing ecosystem ShareRing, spoke extensively on the sharing platform's fast-growing ecosystem during Reimagine 2020. He covered important aspects like its ShareRing ID, issues with authentication, and general blockchain adoption issues. According to him, the global sharing ecosystem is one that is able to revolutionize the world as we know it, and ShareRing is at...

Move Over BitCoin… There’s a New Chief in Town- NativeCoin!

ExMarkets and CoinMargin exchanges launch NativeCoin (N8V) Cryptocurrency Initial Exchange Offering! John Simmons, former chairman of the Nisqually Tribe (which operates the Red Wind Casino), wants to make it perfectly clear: “Move over Bitcoin because there’s a new chief in town!” That new chief in the world of cryptocurrency is NativeCoin (N8V ), a sovereign […] The post...

Move Over BitCoin… There’s a New Chief in Town- NativeCoin!

ExMarkets and CoinMargin exchanges launch NativeCoin (N8V) Cryptocurrency Initial Exchange Offering! John Simmons, former chairman of the Nisqually Tribe (which operates the Red Wind Casino), wants to make it perfectly clear: “Move over Bitcoin because there’s a new chief in town!” That new chief in the world of cryptocurrency is NativeCoin (N8V ), a...

Conflux Receives $5M Investment Fund From Shanghai Government

The People's Republic of China (PRC), though not a fan of cryptocurrencies, has shown major interest in its underlying technology - blockchain. In line with this, the government of one of China's major mainland cities, Shanghai, has invested $5 million in Conflux. Conflux is a Beijing-based blockchain startup company. The funding makes Conflux the first-ever public blockchain platform to be supported by the...

What Is DeFi? – A Beginner’s Guide To 5 Core DeFi Protocols

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) protocols have come a long way from a few scattered vaguely known projects to multi-billion giants. These include a diverse group of protocols providing a single core functionality, experimental projects and those combining multiple core functionalities to create complex powerful platforms. In this article, we will have a look at the 5 core DeFi protocols....

Jan 18 2021

Biden to Nominate Ex-MIT Blockchain Professor, Gary Gensler as Chairman of SEC

Jan 18 2021 Published at CryptoTicker under tags  blockchain finance news regulation

As Trump finally concedes to Biden’s presidential win, Biden begins to enact his policies and nominate the future leaders of the United States. One particular nomination lends to a hopeful perspective on the future of cryptocurrency and blockchain regulation, adoption, and proliferation. Though it is not officially announced, the widespread belief is that ...

DeFi Comes to the Travel World: Maps.Me Raises $50M for DeFi Integration

"Maps.me 2.0" will offer DeFi-based financial services that provide "an easier way to invest, pay, and travel."

Jan 16 2021

What Is DeFi? – A Beginner’s Guide To Decentralized Finance

What is DeFi? An alternative to the traditional finance, Decentralized Finance is an emerging blockchain based field, based on the central idea of providing financial services without the presence of third party or intermediaries. Instead, the self-executing complex logic smart contracts are used, which operate without any intervention. It's an attempt to go "bankless" - meaning developing the ability and means to...

Jan 15 2021

What You Need to Know About Bitcoin Layer 2s

Meltem Demirors, chief strategy officer at Coinshares, and Nic Carter, general partner at Castle Island Ventures, join me at the Stacks conference to discuss Bitcoin layer 2s. In this episode, they cover: why layers 2s exist how layer 2s, such...

Jan 14 2021

BTC Is Taking Over Wall Street–But What About Main Street?

Bitcoin's retail user base is growing. But will retail users stick around if the going gets rough?

German Company Uses Stellar Blockchain to Issue $24 Million Bond

Vonovia housing company has issued the fully digital debt bond using Stellar blockchain to transfer the ownership rights.

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