Parabolic Advance Halts For Now – So What’s Next For Bitcoin Price?

Bitcoin went absolutely parabolic over the weekend! After topping out at $7,500, traders are now wondering what is next. Bitcoin Price: Market Overview Last week brought an onslaught of bearish news that typically negatively impacts Bitcoin price 00. But surprisingly, it shrugged at the news and has gone bananas as its dominance rate rose to highs […]

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Why Consortium Blockchains are Failing

Consortium blockchains have shown their failures throughout recent history. From R3 Corda’s crippled partnerships with its banking partnerships to the agonizingly slow Hyperledger development times, consortium chains have shown that they presently lack the economic models, partnerships, and projects to remain viable in the present blockchain landscape. Consortium Blockchains: Restricted Potential Consortium chains are permissioned […]

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Singapore Students Receive ‘Tamper-Free’ Digital Certificates On Blockchain

Students at the high-school level and above in Singapore will from this year receive digital certificates upon graduation. The initiative uses blockchain technology to enable an “easy and reliable way” to prove qualifications through tamper-free certification. Authenticating An Education The concept is simple enough. Graduating students receive digital certificates via email, each of which has […]

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From Bitcoin Price ‘Lil Pump’ to Bitfinex Tethers: Last Week’s Top Stories

This Sunday will see over 40,000 people attempt to run a 26.2 mile course through the streets of London. It will also see Bitcoinist pack a marathon week of news into the much more easily attempted list of past week’s top bitcoin stories.  Bitcoin Price Pulled In Opposing Directions The past 7 days saw a price […]

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FedEx Calls To Mandate Blockchain For International Shipping

FedEx CIO, Rob Carter, believes that mandated blockchain standards for international shipping will lead to widespread adoption within the industry. This would also enable authorities to better track goods’ provenance, and help combat the trafficking of counterfeit or illegal goods. Digitizing The Paper Trail Carter was speaking during a panel discussion at the Blockchain Global Revolution […]

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France Tells EU: Adopt Our Cryptocurrency Laws Across Europe

France wants the European Union (EU) to adopt its recently enacted cryptocurrency regulations for the entire region. French Finance Minister: Ours is the Right Way France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire says the EU should consider adopting the country’s approach to regulating cryptocurrencies. Speaking at the ongoing Paris Blockchain Week Summit on Monday (April 15, […]

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Augur Prediction Market Platform May Have Design Flaws

An analysis of irregularities discovered in the Augur decentralized prediction market platform has identified a number of design flaws. Namely, it identified a potential attack vector based on discrepancies between a market’s expiry date and its outcome date. How A Prediction Market Works A prediction market would seem an ideal use-case for blockchain, harnessing the […]

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Formula One Launching Blockchain Game ‘F1 Delta Time’

Formula One, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile’s highest class of single-seater auto racing allowed, will see its owners, Liberty Media, launch a blockchain-based game in an effort to bring in a younger, more tech-oriented subset of fans.  The game will come from Hong Kong-based gaming firm Animoca Brands and will be titled F1 Delta Time. […]

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These Investors Are Betting Big on the Future of Blockchain Gaming

Supply chain, trade finance and digital identity have all been touted as potential “killer apps” for blockchain. Blockchain solutions in each of these areas continue to attract significant investment. However, there is one use case for blockchain which has the potential to trump all others – gaming. Gaming is already a double-digit growth sector, with […]

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Paris Blockchain Week Summit Shows French Regulatory Climate Beginning to Thaw

France isn’t at the forefront of blockchain adoption–at least, not yet. However, all that could be about to change. Paris Blockchain Week Summit from April 16-17, will be one of Europe’s largest events dedicated to blockchain professionals. It’s also the first of its kind to be held here, backed by the French Ministry of Economy […]

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