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North Korean Crypto Social Media Monitoring on the Rise

Recent reports by the South Korean press warned that North Korea might be expanding its crypto social media monitoring.  Yesterday’s report by NK Economy claims that North Korean firm Marine Chain is actively keeping an eye on leading names in the crypto and blockchain space This would not have mattered for most other companies, but Read more…

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Just In: British Virgin Islands Launch Own Digital Currency

The government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is about to announce the details of its own digital currency. The project is developed in partnership with blockchain-oriented startup LIFElabs.io. BVI’s Digital Currency to Replace USD More governments are turning to proprietary digital currencies over the last year than ever before. China and the Marshall Islands Read more…

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What is Blockchain Technology? How Secure is it?

Bitcoin’s inception in 2009 introduced the concept of hard money to the world. A peer-to-peer financial settlement system which is free from centralized control. It also gave an insight into a system that democratizes data storage – blockchain. It is called today is the bedrock on which Bitcoin functions.  Made up of two words, ‘block’ Read more…

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Bitcoin Whale Moves 47,000 BTC ($338 Million) as China Cracks Down on Crypto

China’s recent crackdown on cryptocurrencies may have caused Bitcoin whales to move huge quantities of BTC.  China’s recent praises of blockchain technology do not seem to extend to Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, as the country’s central bank launched another crackdown on crypto. The People’s Bank of China warned that ‘illegal actions’ involving digital assets would not Read more…

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What is Ethereum, and how does it work?

Ethereum is second to Bitcoin on the cryptocurrency market rankings. But what is it? What powers the second most valuable blockchain? How does it function?  In this digital age, we are dependant on the internet for almost all aspects of our personal and professional lives. But is the internet functioning today in-line with the ideals Read more…

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Bitcoin-Friendly Governments Will Be Biggest Winners, Tim Draper Says

Billionaire Tim Draper has praised Bitcoin for breaking the world’s borders and acting as a global currency system. He told the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) that technologies like blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) were disrupting the most important industries and the government itself. Blockchain & AI Bigger than Internet Draper, a venture capital investor who Read more…

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French Military Police Finds Use Case for Tezos Blockchain

Since September 2019, the French Gendarmerie’s cybercrime division has been validating and recording judicial expenses on the Tezos blockchain. This is potentially one of the first examples of a government entity using a smart contract for operational purposes. French Gendarmerie Get Into Tezos The French Army and Gendarmerie’s Information and Public Relations Centre (SIRPA) announced the program, Read more…

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Infographic – Blockchain In Mobile Application Market

We can apply blockchain across many industries, some of the noticeable ones include those in supply chain management, travelling and music. Recently, we have also seen a number of Fortune 500 companies hopping on the blockchain bandwagon. This infographic highlights the benefits blockchain could possibly bring to the mobile application market. Could app developers gain Read more…

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UK Crypto Gets Green Light as Lawmakers Classify Them as Property

Britain’s crypto industry was given a boost yesterday when a panel of lawmakers finally classified digital assets as property. The move clears a path for businesses to start utilizing blockchain based tokens and moving forward with crypto development. Crypto is Property While the US is still falling behind grappling with its definition of what defines Read more…

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China Launches Digital Bank Consortium Blockchain Investment Fund

A fintech company in China has launched a global digital bank consortium blockchain investment fund with the aim of creating a leading digital bank. China Turning Digital Cao Tong, Chair of Shenzhen’s Hande Financial Technology Holdings Co., Ltd (HDFH), made the announcement during the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) today in Shanghai, according to Read more…