Consortium Blockchains: Connecting Cryptocurrencies with Financial Institutions

Though the world had seen advancements in the field of blockchain-based networks, Bitcoin was the first practical application of the technology that worked as intended. The first cryptocurrency introduced a decentralized, peer-to-peer, and trustless digital payment system that promised privacy, security, and transparency. However, as the industry matured, it was found that Bitcoin’s transactions –… Continue reading Consortium Blockchains: Connecting Cryptocurrencies with Financial Institutions

Nugensis Blockchains: Be Bullet-Proof From Security Laws Action

The House passed the Eliminate Barriers to Innovation Act (20 April 2021). The passed act requires the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to establish a working group with the goal of clarifying in which cases the jurisdiction over a certain token belongs to SEC and in which to CFTC.  SEC’s Commissioner, Hester… Continue reading Nugensis Blockchains: Be Bullet-Proof From Security Laws Action

Nugensis Blockchains: Be Bullet-Proof From Security Laws Action

The House passed the Eliminate Barriers to Innovation Act (20 April 2021). The passed act requires the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to establish a working group with the goal of clarifying in which cases the jurisdiction over a certain token belongs to SEC and in which to CFTC.  SEC’s Commissioner, Hester… Continue reading Nugensis Blockchains: Be Bullet-Proof From Security Laws Action

Next-Generation Blockchains Providing Scalable Solutions

Next-generation blockchains are helping pioneer blockchains like Ethereum scale their operations amid network congestion due to mass adoption. During the past decade, blockchain technology particularly the tokenization aspect has gained traction, thanks to huge institutional demand. In a bid to help keep up with the growing demand for cheap, fast, and secure payments, developers are… Continue reading Next-Generation Blockchains Providing Scalable Solutions

Riot Blockchain’s hashing capacity grew 460% in 2020: Report

According to its latest annual financial report, leading U.S.-based mining firm Riot Blockchain increased its hashing capacity by 460% and more than doubled the amount of Bitcoin held on its balance sheet in 2020. Riot saw a 78% growth in total mining revenues from $6.7 million to $12 million, owing to the increase in operational… Continue reading Riot Blockchain’s hashing capacity grew 460% in 2020: Report

Blockchain’s demographics seem to be shifting in surprising ways, says new report

People in their 20s and 30s now appear to make up the majority of crypto traders worldwide. This represents a shift away from previous numbers, which indicated not so long ago that people in their 30s and 40s made up Blockchain’s main demographic. According to a Sept. 7 report from BitFlyer, the biggest crypto exchange… Continue reading Blockchain’s demographics seem to be shifting in surprising ways, says new report

Interoperable Blockchains May Be the Future of Finance but Have a Ways Yet to Go

Cross-chain interoperability is a domain that has piqued the interest of many financial institutions over the years, as it stands to produce a technology that can potentially mitigate a whole host of their recurring operational issues — such as data leakages, loss of customer funds during international transactions and poor accountability — in a totally… Continue reading Interoperable Blockchains May Be the Future of Finance but Have a Ways Yet to Go

Interoperable Blockchains May Be the Future of Finance but Have a Ways Yet to Go

Cross-chain interoperability is a domain that has piqued the interest of many financial institutions over the years, as it stands to produce a technology that can potentially mitigate a whole host of their recurring operational issues — such as data leakages, loss of customer funds during international transactions and poor accountability — in a totally… Continue reading Interoperable Blockchains May Be the Future of Finance but Have a Ways Yet to Go

Public or Private Blockchains: Salesforce Exec Sparks Community Debate

The question of whether enterprises should use public or private blockchains for business has become extremely relevant today. A recent report from Fortune Business Insights predicted that the blockchain market will reach $21 billion by 2025, highlighting the fact that large companies are adding momentum to the market through new investments. Unsurprisingly, as more players… Continue reading Public or Private Blockchains: Salesforce Exec Sparks Community Debate

Riot Blockchain’s Bitcoin Mining Revenues in Q1 Rise 70% Year-on-Year

Biotech firm-turned-Bitcoin miner Riot Blockchain disclosed strong results for Q1 2020 in its latest quarterly report filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Published May 8, the report revealed the firm’s cryptocurrency mining revenue for the three months ending March 31, 2020 (Q1 2020) had hit $2.4 million — up from $1.4… Continue reading Riot Blockchain’s Bitcoin Mining Revenues in Q1 Rise 70% Year-on-Year

How Will Blockchains Battle Quantum Computing?

Back in 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto probably wasn’t overly concerned about advancements in quantum computing when he developed Bitcoin’s key encryption. Even now, quantum computing is still quite far off adoption levels that could be classed as mainstream, with only a handful of companies possessing the technology. But developments do mean that the threat that quantum… Continue reading How Will Blockchains Battle Quantum Computing?

How blockchains could give central banks a run for their money

Overstock’s tZERO security tokens now tradable by non-accredited investors Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne discusses how his company is going to integrate cryptocurrency. For five years, Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne has been involved in the record-keeping technology behind cryptocurrencies, which is more commonly referred to as blockchain. Continue Reading Below "We are reimagining the world based in blockchain,"… Continue reading How blockchains could give central banks a run for their money

Libra White Paper Shows How Facebook Borrowed From Bitcoin and Ethereum

With the long-awaited Libra white paper, Facebook is showing off its blockchain smarts, and making a bid for crypto credibility. Released Tuesday morning, the 29-page paper describes a protocol designed to evolve as it powers a new global currency. More than a year in the making, the document opens by trumpeting the new blockchain’s ambitious goal:… Continue reading Libra White Paper Shows How Facebook Borrowed From Bitcoin and Ethereum

Bitcoin [BTC], cryptos mined on open blockchains are illegitimate tools, claims Russia’s State Duma official

Bitcoin has traditionally been mined over open blockchains around the globe. However, according to a recent report, mining over open blockchains will lead to heavy fines being imposed on Russian miners. Previously, Russian Federation intended to open four locations to test advancements that did not fall under the domain of its present enactment. As per the… Continue reading Bitcoin [BTC], cryptos mined on open blockchains are illegitimate tools, claims Russia’s State Duma official

Ripple’s Global Head Of Banking Addresses The Blockchain’s Role In The Payment Industry

The innovative blockchain technology aims to change the way in which the financial sector is working, and the main goal is to boost it and trigger more advantages. Just recently, Ripple’s head of banking Marjan Delatinne addressed the critical role that the blockchain technology has in the payment industry. He was invited at the 2019… Continue reading Ripple’s Global Head Of Banking Addresses The Blockchain’s Role In The Payment Industry

What Hammurabi’s Law Can Teach Us About Ethereum Governance

Maybe Ethereum should take a page out of Hammurabi’s book – er, stele. Governance of Ethereum has many layers. It’s not just a technological experiment, but a social one. When we discuss governance, we’re talking about both the management of what happens on the blockchain and social rules (implicit or explicit) for community engagement. As… Continue reading What Hammurabi’s Law Can Teach Us About Ethereum Governance

Pitchforks And Plows: Toward A Generative Ethereum Ecosystem

In the wake of Afrigate, I talked to Taylor Monahan about her own experiences with social media criticism, and how she thinks the community can develop better discourse practices. This month, the Ethereum community experienced vicious infighting on social media as people reacted to Afri Schoedon’s controversial tweet about Serenity and Polkadot. The alleged verbal… Continue reading Pitchforks And Plows: Toward A Generative Ethereum Ecosystem

The Chamber Of Digital Congress Has A Plan To Overcome ‘Regulatory Patchwork’ For Blockchains

The CDC encourages regulators to bone up on their knowledge of blockchain technology before developing regulations. On February 20, US-based blockchain advocacy group the Chamber of Digital Commerce (CDC) published its National Action Plan for Blockchain. Members of the CDC presented the plan to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection… Continue reading The Chamber Of Digital Congress Has A Plan To Overcome ‘Regulatory Patchwork’ For Blockchains

Gasless Blockchains are Faking Volume and Overdrafting Their Ecosystem

Just over half a year ago the entire cryptocurrency market entered a bear market. For public blockchains, the time leading up to the bear market was spent growing ecosystems and findings ways to distribute wealth among developers and users. Since the bear market started, a trend towards dApp games has begun. Many developers have found… Continue reading Gasless Blockchains are Faking Volume and Overdrafting Their Ecosystem

McKinsey Reports Blockchain’s Potentials, Limitations, and Future | BTCMANAGER

Blockchain technology has attracted significant attention since it was brought into the limelight a decade ago by Bitcoin (BTC) and the innovation has gradually been gaining traction in several industries across the globe, however, distributed ledger technology (DLT) is yet to become the game-changer, reported McKinsey & Company, an American management consulting company, on January… Continue reading McKinsey Reports Blockchain’s Potentials, Limitations, and Future | BTCMANAGER

London Blockchain PR Agency launches EAK TV, Interviewing Blockchain’s Biggest Names

Specialist blockchain PR agency EAK Digital has launched an exclusive YouTube Channel – EAK TV – to showcase exclusive direct insights from thought leaders in the blockchain industry and beyond. The media platform aims to be the go-to channel for blockchain’s thought leaders and visionaries. The EAK media team has attended some of the world’s… Continue reading London Blockchain PR Agency launches EAK TV, Interviewing Blockchain’s Biggest Names

AERGO Code Review: Customizable Enterprise Blockchains

We had a good look at this one about a month ago, figured it would be worth sharing the AERGO code review around a little and seeing what you guys thought too. Comments are open. Suddenly everyone talking about the enterprise, that’s not a bad thing, adoption can be top-down or bottom-up and we’ve seen… Continue reading AERGO Code Review: Customizable Enterprise Blockchains

HSBC Tentatively Discusses Cases For Using Blockchains And Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency is not only dividing politicians across the globe, but is also dividing the financial and banking industries. While many are distancing themselves from investigating and investing in cryptocurrency and the wallets associated with holding coins, several are discussing the potential future possibilities that they could provide. HSBC has become the latest global bank to… Continue reading HSBC Tentatively Discusses Cases For Using Blockchains And Cryptocurrencies

New Project Aims to Release a Pool for Proof of Stake Blockchains | BTCMANAGER

A team of developers based in Switzerland say they are in the final stages to launch a pool that will let anyone holding PoS coins stake together and share rewards Pool of Stake has an ambitious objective in the blockchain world: creating ta pool to stake Proof of Stake tokens. You probably know that many… Continue reading New Project Aims to Release a Pool for Proof of Stake Blockchains | BTCMANAGER