Swiss Railway Experiments with Blockchain Identities to Improve Safety

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The Swiss Federal Railway has finalized an experiment involving Proof-of-Concept (PoC) on their staff database. The project, which ran from May through November, aims to improve the existing manual system. By using a blockchain-driven audit-proof solution, the new system will enhance the safety within the work environment. Official comment Swiss Railway spokesperson, Danielle Pallecci, told … Continue reading “Swiss Railway Experiments with Blockchain Identities to Improve Safety”

Cryptocurrency Bear Market: What Comes Next?

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In 2017, Bitcoin led a motley pack of other cryptos, which saw the alternative currencies reach record highs. These digital currencies hit average highs of 1,400%. After the New Year celebrations, the virtual currencies took a different direction. This time, they recorded an epic bust. But after a while, the dust began to settle. Obviously, the … Continue reading “Cryptocurrency Bear Market: What Comes Next?”

Twitter Explodes on News of Bakkt Launch Delay

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It is no longer news that the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) will delay the launch of its crypto futures trading platform, Bakkt. Indeed, this news broke just a month before the much-anticipated launch in December. However, the firm has announced a new launch date of January 14th, 2019. However, this didn’t go down well with many … Continue reading “Twitter Explodes on News of Bakkt Launch Delay”

Binance CEO Predicts Mass Adoption of Cryptocurrencies in 2019

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Changpeng Zhao (CZ) is the founder and CEO of the world’s leading crypto exchange firm by trading volume, Binance. In truth, the exchange needs no introduction in the crypto space. Before the last cryptocurrency crash, CEO Zhao granted an exclusive interview to The Street. During the interview, he illuminated many issues affecting cryptocurrency. Binance: One … Continue reading “Binance CEO Predicts Mass Adoption of Cryptocurrencies in 2019”

Cryptocurrencies: A Year Ago, Bitcoin Traded at $8,200

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One year ago, U.S. cryptocurrency investors had an amazing Thanksgiving. Indeed, Bitcoin (BTC) was trading at $8,200 USD at the time. After a minor correction in October, the preeminent cryptocurrency continued to head northwards. There is no denying the fact that the U.S. cryptocurrency community was in a celebratory mood. Yes, the Thanksgiving celebration was … Continue reading “Cryptocurrencies: A Year Ago, Bitcoin Traded at $8,200”

ICE’s Bakkt Delays Bitcoin (BTC) Futures Launch Date

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Contrary to expectation, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) will no longer launch its Bitcoin (BTC) futures trading platform, Bakkt, next month. On its blog, ICE said that Bakkt, which it unveiled in August 2018, will now launch on January 24th, 2019. Explaining further, the press release disclosed that trading and warehouse operations will definitely start on the … Continue reading “ICE’s Bakkt Delays Bitcoin (BTC) Futures Launch Date”

Using Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Technology to Decentralize Data

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology possesses impressive features. It is capable of creating cognition in machines with computational power. Despite this benefit, critics worry that tech-savvy developers still control AI projects from central points. Therefore, to allow people to control them centrally, these critics argue that such projects offer mere “narrow AI” In comparison with human … Continue reading “Using Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Technology to Decentralize Data”

KPMG Insists Cryptocurrency Industry Needs Institutional Investors

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On November 15th, KPMG, a Netherlands-based auditing firm, released a report that details its assessment of cryptocurrency. The fascinating thing about the report was that it is bullish on the future of digital currency. However, the most striking part of the report is its conclusion.  It posited that institutional investors must inject their funds into … Continue reading “KPMG Insists Cryptocurrency Industry Needs Institutional Investors”

Will Blockchain Phones become the New Norm?

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Most mobile phones on the market today come from the Asia Pacific. In fact, either a mobile phone maker in the region manufactured it or it was assembled in a manufacturing hub. As you are probably aware, the major manufacturing hubs in the region are China and Taiwan. Currently, there is a growing trend of … Continue reading “Will Blockchain Phones become the New Norm?”

Big Players Continue to Invest in Crypto amid Bearish Market

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Just like every other business, blockchain technology has had its ups and downs over the past year. In fact, this resulted in taking crypto investors on what is perfectly described as financial and emotional rollercoaster. During the last quarter of 2017, the Bitcoin (BTC) price rose to its ATH of $20,000 USD. However, this year … Continue reading “Big Players Continue to Invest in Crypto amid Bearish Market”