KPGM to Work With Microsoft, Tomia and R3 on Blockchain Telecom Solutions

[ad_1] Business advisory firm KPGM has partnered with tech companies Tomia, Microsoft and R3 to create a blockchain-based settlements solution for the telecom industry, in anticipation of 5G network services.KPMG announced the partnership and product plans in an official blog post on July 16.As per the report, the planned blockchain solution intends to make use of smart contracts in order to reduce disputes between carriers and mobile operators. Such smart

7 Unorthodox Ways to Mine Bitcoin

[ad_1] Bitcoin isn’t crazy – in fact it might just be the soundest monetary system this generation has ever known. Some of the techniques miners have devised to extract it, however, are extremely unorthodox, ranging from the ingenious to the downright crazy. Here are seven of the strangest attempts at extracting bitcoin ever conjured. Also read: Bitcoin Mining Helps Oil Companies Reduce Carbon Footprint Bitcoin Mining Takes Many Forms The

Chiliz to Provide Official Crypto of Football Club AS Rome via Socios

[ad_1] Italian football club AS Roma will join blockchain-based voting platform Socios through a partnership with sports and entertainment blockchain firm Chiliz.In an official announcement published on July 19, Chiliz revealed that AS Roma is joining Socios, a sports platform powered by Chiliz, in order to launch an AS Roma fan token. The dedicated tokens are set to provide fans with the right to vote in certain club-delegated decisions.The post

No Official Ban on Cryptocurrencies in India Yet

[ad_1] India’s Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur has said that there is no law in India expressly prohibiting the use of cryptocurrencies. Local media outlet Inc42 reported Thakur’s statement on July 19, The statement came during a recent exchange between a Member of Parliament (MP) and Thakur inside of Rajya Sabha — the “Council of States” or upper house of Indian legislature.MP Dharmapuri Srinivas reportedly asked Thakur about whether

Energy Company E.ON Files Blockchain Patent for Data Analytics Device

[ad_1] Energy network company E.ON has filed a patent application for a blockchain-based data collector with the European Patent Office. E.ON announced the patent filing on the company’s website on July 19.As per the announcement, the device in question makes use of sensors to collect user data, which the user can then choose to sell as data analytics. According to the announcement, users supply data from smart home applications. E.ON claims that

Hayek’s 1984: Rediscovered Footage Shows Austrian Economist Predicting Bitcoin

[ad_1] Born in 1899 in Vienna, Nobel Prize-winning economist F.A. Hayek is a legend of sorts in voluntaryist, libertarian, and crypto-economic circles. Freshly rediscovered video footage of the Austrian School philosopher and social theorist from 1984 is now making the rounds on crypto Twitter. In a stunning soundbite of an already well-known quote, Hayek declares that the only way to return to sound money is to take it out of

Hodl Hodl And L2B Global To Launch New Bitcoin OTC Desk

[ad_1] Hodl Hodl and L2B have partnered to provide multi-sig contract guaranteed services that will make Bitcoin OTC trading safer and faster. OTC Bitcoin Transactions are now Safe and Easy A recently announced partnership between and L2B Global means Bitcoin traders will have another rock-solid option when looking to transact over-the-counter (OTC). Hodl Hodl provides multi-signature contracts for peer-to-peer trading and this eases the process of buying and selling

Bitcoin Dominance Growing — What It Could Mean for Altcoins

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) has more than tripled in 2019, moving from under $4,000 at the start of the year and then topping out at a little under $14,000 in June. In the earlier part of 2019, altcoins seemed to be performing strongly, with many calling the trend “altseason.”However, since Bitcoin began its 2019 charge starting with the “April Fool’s day rally,” most altcoins seem to be slipping when compared to

St. Louis Fed Chief Pessimistic on Crypto as Non-Uniform Currency

[ad_1] St. Louis Fed Chief James Bullard reportedly views cryptocurrencies as part of a global currency competition that is ultimately unhealthy. Bullard presented his views at the Central Bank Research Association 2019 annual meeting in a talk entitled “Public and Private Currency Competition.” Presentation slides have subsequently appeared on the official Twitter account for The St. Louis Fed on July 19.In Bullard’s slides, he noted that there is historical precedent for

Libra Does Not Qualify as a Crypto, the World Doesn’t Need it: BlackRock CEO

[ad_1] The CEO of BlackRock, the world’s largest exchange-traded fund provider has given his own option about Facebook’s Libra. According to the CEO, Libra does not qualify as a cryptocurrency. Lesser Fee, Not New Crypto Larry Fink made this known at a recent interview. According to Fink, there is an ever-increasing need for exchange of foreign currencies in cross-border transactions to be democratized. Also, the interchange fee needs to be