According to Kevin Rooke, a cryptocurrency researcher, Ethereum and EOS currently have a combined eight decentralized applications (dApps) with more than 300 active users. Yet, both blockchain networks have multi-billion dollar market valuations with Ethereum at $28 billion and EOS at $4.6 billion. Are Current dApp Usage Rates Not Important? Last year, Coinbase co-founder and […]
Blockchain-based social entertainment platform TaTaTu will screen the documentary Friedkin Uncut in North America and the U.K. on its platform.
Researcher Joshua Broggi envisions a new university powered entirely by blockchain technology, and is seeking accreditation in Malta to establish what will be a world’s first. Oxford Researcher Seeks Accreditation in Malta Broggi aims to build the world’s first ever “Blockchain University” and is hoping to set up shop ashore the European island nation of […]
The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the national exchange are looking to blockchain for selling tokenized digital assets.
Some people like to say that “data is king.” The team at Flux prefers a slightly different term: It believes that “data is a kingmaker.” The ability to collect, store and analyze data is what gives individuals and organizations power. To date, access to this kingmaking power is very unequal. It has been concentrated in […]
Samsung SDS, a subsidiary of South Korea’s tech conglomerate, has developed a blockchain-based certification platform for South Korean banks.
Reddit Co-founder Alexis Ohanian has revealed his optimism about the future success of bitcoin despite the daily slump in price in an interview with Yahoo Finance. He believes bitcoin has the potential to be used as a store of value especially in countries where fiat currencies are being devalued. Ohanian is no stranger to the […]
The post Bitcoin News Summary – August 27, 2018 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds. Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro announced a desperate new action to control its hyperinflation. The government will devalue the Bolivar by 95% and peg its value to that of Venezuela’s new […]
Last week, I was able to interview Zillaqa CEO, Xinshu Dong. As of the writing of this article, Zilliqa (ZIL) is sitting at #32 on CoinMarketCap with a market capitalization of just over $270 million. The currency peaked at over $1.6 billion in May of 2017. The coin’s meteoric rise occurred as bitcoin was hovering around the […]
Randy Brito is the head of Bitcoin Venezuela, a non-profit organization dedicated to educate and promote Bitcoin in Venezuela. He is also spearheading the Locha project, which he describes as “an effort to push the needed developments and research for achieving the hyperbitcoinization in Venezuela.” Brito also sees a use case for bitcoin in countries […]