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12 July 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Iota Foundation expects to remove network Coordinator and become a “fully decentralized network” by Q1 2021. Iota, a major blockchain project designed for the Internet of Things, or IOT, has entered the first phase in its roadmap for upgrading the network to IOTA 2.0. ... Read more

11 July 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
The Bank of Japan announced on Thursday that it would experiment with a CBDC to check its feasibility from a technical perspective. The Bank of Japan has announced it will begin experimenting with a central bank digital currency, or CBDC, to check its feasibility from a technical perspective. ... Read more

10 July 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
Industry stakeholders say the crypto and blockchain space is becoming more racially diverse as the technology spreads across the world. Financial inclusion is often cited as a reason for the pursuit of crypto and blockchain innovation. With gatekeepers monopolizing the global financial scene, several disenfranchised demographics have seen themselves cut off from viable channels of economic prosperity. ... Read more

9 July 2020 By Dominic Robinson
In a recent tweet, the Litecoin foundation notified the crypto community that the LTC network had gained 307,603 new non-zero Litecoin wallet addresses in a period of one week. This translates to an average of 43,943 new addresses created per day. ... Read more

8 July 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Yes…there has been unrest in the market, and yes, this has been giving chills to the current investors as the crypto space keeps getting turbulent frequently. However, this is not something which is stopping Dash from fetching larger userbase. ... Read more

6 July 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
The former CFTC chair’s analysis stating that Ripple’s XRP is not a security might be wrong. In recent months, a number of class-action lawsuits have been filed against Ripple for selling its XRP token in an unregistered securities offering. So far, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission has not published any official statement on this, which has kept everyone guessing. ... Read more

5 July 2020 By Lilly Harvey
As interoperable blockchain solutions gain traction, many believe that the technology is still relatively nascent and needs more polishing. 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 ... Read more

4 July 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Argo has nearly doubled its mining capacity for zcash, possibly as it looks to diversify from bitcoin. The publicly listed mining firm has bought 750 Antminer Z11s, which specialize in the Equihash algorithm, for a total of $474,000 ... Read more

3 July 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Ever since Charles Hoskinson issued an update on “Shelley,” Cardano’s price and community have adopted a bullish mood. Cardano (ADA) has seen its value increase by around 50% since May 25. This recent value hike comes in the wake of project co-founder Charles Hoskinson revealing the roadmap for Cardano’s much-hyped “Shelley” upgrade via a YouTube podcast hosted by crypto pundit Lark Davis, also known as Cryptolark. ... Read more

1 July 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
New research from Outlier Ventures lays out the landscape of blockchain development in the crypto space. And things aren't looking good for EOS. Developers working on the EOS platform fell more than 85% compared to a year ago, according to a new research report from Outlier Ventures ... Read more

30 June 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
After seeing an abject failure of traditional financial models, people might turn to decentralized peer-to-peer technology with crypto as the future. Plenty of injustice plagues our communities. ... Read more

29 June 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Distributed ledger technology has the potential to solve a lot of economic and social problems, but there are some that we have to solve ourselves. The crypto community was rightly aghast at the “Bitcoin Will Save Us” poster donned by a protester against racial injustice in Dallas last week. ... Read more

28 June 2020 By Lilly Harvey
PlusToken recently moved $186 million worth of Ethereum, leading investors to fear a dump in ETH price. Earlier this week PlusToken, one of the largest scams in the cryptocurrency world, tried to move 789,500 Ether (ETH), but the movement of these stolen funds were temporarily held up by congestion issues within the Ethereum network. ... Read more

27 June 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
The emerging distributed ledger technology industry has been threatened by various illicit activities. Here are some strategies you should know about to protect yourself. In August 2010, a bug in the Bitcoin network that allowed large transactions to be added to the ledger without proper verification was identified by a hacker ... Read more

26 June 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
Blockchain Heroes features 50 superhero collectible cards inspired by top crypto personalities. A new digital trading card series on the WAX blockchain — Blockchain Heroes — will feature 50 unique superheroes inspired by top influencers ... Read more

25 June 2020 By Lilly Harvey
According to Ripple Head of Global Banking Marjan Delatinne, the company’s On-Demand Liquidity may soon be available in Brazil. Brazil could be the next area for crypto firm Ripple to reach with a cross-border payments corridor, which could lead to its use in other Latin American nations. ... Read more