Mastercard continues pro-Blockchain stance with new payment patent. Mastercard has recently filed a patent for instantaneous payments using Blockchain technology. The patent appeared in the US Patent and Trademark data system dated the 9th of this month. The patent makes … Read More
A new report from the Monetary Authority of Singapore details the second phase of its “Project Ubin” blockchain project.
Unlike money in the bank, cryptocurrency can’t be unilaterally seized by governments, clawing back a modicum of power for the individual.
A senior Hong Kong treasury official has said blockchain could bolster China’s ongoing efforts to significantly expand its trade capabilities.
Investment marketplace Reality Shares has teamed up with Nasdaq to launch an index tracking companies in the nascent blockchain industry.
Cyber-security solutions provider Check Point Software has said that the threat from cryptocurrency mining malware is rapidly growing.
The Bitcoin marketplace has become a sort of chaotic mess, as the hardfork altcoin Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has surged. Many pundits have embraced the new altcoin as a way to honor the original Bitcoin vision of Satoshi Nakamoto. In contrast to the … Read More
At press time, the Bitcoin network is currently facing a backlog of over 135,000 unconfirmed transactions and fees have soared. This comes days after the proponents of the SegWit2x scaling solution announced they wouldn’t move forward with a doubling of … Read More
The death of SegWit2X was seen as a huge boon for the Bitcoin Core team, and social media channels were full of Core supporters congratulating each other. Some supporters of the hard fork even went as far as apologizing for supporting the … Read More
For a long time, people debated whether Ethereum would one day overtake Bitcoin and become the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. The tables have turned on Ethereum now, with Bitcoin Cash overtaking Ethereum to become the #2 cryptocurrency. Phenomenal run … Read More