What Is Holochain (HOT) | A Guide to the Agent-Centric Non-Blockchain

[ad_1] What Is Holochain? Holochain is a framework for distributed applications. You can think of it as a more general type of blockchain. Instead of being data-centric, like traditional blockchains, Holochain takes an agent-centric approach. This architecture opens the network up to a vast array of distributed data structures that you can build on top of it. You could even create a Bitcoin clone using Holochain if you’d like. Simply,

Cryptocurrency Startup Becomes Japan’s 2nd Billion-Dollar Tech Unicorn

[ad_1], a Japan-based cryptocurrency platform, announced the successful closure of its Series C fundraising round, which saw the company achieve a total valuation of over US$1 billion — making it one of only two tech unicorns in the country’s startup industry. It took Liquid less than five years to achieve this prized $1 billion title.  Series C funds will be used for the purposes of global expansion and product

FOMO for Initial Exchange Offerings Is Getting Intense

[ad_1] The cryptocurrency industry gets older but does it get any wiser? Green candles have begun popping off across the board for the first time in a long time and suddenly it feels very 2017, complete with all the greed, FOMO, and manipulation that was synonymous with that era of excess. Never is this more evident than in the realm of initial exchange offerings (IEOs), where people are taking drastic

Bitcoin Analyst Tone Vays Says Crypto Market Surge May Have No Specific Catalyst

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) analyst Tone Vays said that the recent cryptocurrency market surge may have no specific catalyst, and that lower prices could still be in the cards in an interview with Cointelegraph on April 2.Speaking about a possible driver of Bitcoin’s spike on the night of April 2, Vays said that there is not always a trigger, arguing that it could be just speculation and that “Bitcoin is no

Number of Active Bitcoin Wallets Increased Prior to Crypto Market Surge

[ad_1] The number of active Bitcoin (BTC) wallets increased in the two weeks leading up to the recent cryptocurrency surge, Bloomberg reported on April 3.Citing market intelligence firm Flipside Crypto’s analysis, Bloomberg reported that a high number of digital wallets holding Bitcoin became active two weeks before the cryptocurrency market rally. Bitcoin skyrocketed on April 2, gaining 15 percent over the night and pushing over $4,500 for the first time

Brexit and April Fool’s Joke Possible Catalysts for Crypto Rally, Crypto Reporter Says

[ad_1] Hong Kong-based crypto reporter Eric Lam believes nobody in the crypto industry has a good theory to explain the recent recovery of crypto markets. Lam shared his stance with Bloomberg on April 3.On Tuesday, April 2, shortly after the Asian markets opened, the price Bitcoin (BTC) unexpectedly rallied by 20 percent. Today the world’s top currency hit $5,000 for the first time since November 2018, while major altcoins have

CoolWallet S Review: An ‘Everyday’ Wallet for Crypto?

[ad_1] The CoolWallet S, made by CoolBit X, combines hot and cold storage solutions, blending the mobility afforded by software wallets with the enhanced security features offered by hardware wallets. Branded as the “everyday wallet” for crypto users, the CoolWallet S is designed to be used on-the-go, allowing its users to track their investments, send and receive assets and instantly exchange currencies through Bluetooth-enabled, dual-device technology. The CoolWallet S retails

40 Central Banks Are Considering Digital Currencies, Blockchain Tech

[ad_1] Dozens of central banks around the world are currently or soon will be experimenting with central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), according to a recent report from the World Economic Forum.Citing a January 2019 report by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the WEF states that at least 40 central banks across globally are conducting research projects and pilots with blockchain technology that aim to address such issues as financial

Elon Musk ‘Resigns’ as Dogecoin CEO After Price Soars 30%

[ad_1] Dogecoin has become the unexpected new champion of the sudden cryptocurrency bull market which gripped the industry this week – thanks to Elon Musk. Musk Pets ‘Pretty Cool’ DOGE In a series of surprising yet distinctly familiar tweets, Musk, who has hinted at his alleged fondness of Dogecoin, said the meme-based cryptocurrency was his “favorite” and described it as “pretty cool.” Another post claimed Dogecoin “rules (sic),” while Musk

Op Ed: CCID’s Crypto Rankings Are Pointless (and They’re Not Official)

[ad_1] But what isn’t an opinion is the fact that the Chinese government had nothing to do with these ratings, despite the popular perception that it does. The government doesn’t sponsor the rankings, it doesn’t endorse them and it sure as hell doesn’t make them. You have to understand this in order to rationalize the congratulatory and reinforced cognitive bias that TRON, NEO and EOS bagholders must feel when these