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Middle East and Africa’s Blockchain Spending to Surge 400% by 2023

[ad_1] As global blockchain adoption is accelerating, countries in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) are forecasted to massively increase their spending on the tech in the next few years.According to a new report by United States-based market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), governments across MEA will see a 400% surge in their investment to blockchain-based solutions in four years.MEA to increase blockchain spending from $21 million in 2019
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Ledger Reignites Trezor Beef With ‘Dishonest’ Report on Crypto Wallet Hardware

[ad_1] Cryptocurrency hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger has reignited an old feud with competitor Trezor, in a blog post dated Feb. 13 highlighting the claimed benefits of its internal Secure Element chips. Trezor co-founder and CEO of SatoshiLabs, Marek “Slush” Palatinus, hit straight back, in a tweet accusing the post of being “dishonest” and not telling the “whole story.”The Ledger post compared the three internal chip types common to hardware wallet
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IOTA (MIOTA) Price Prediction and Analysis in February 2020

[ad_1] We will be analyzing some of the historical prices and market sentiments for MIOTA in order to formulate an IOTA price prediction for February 2020. IOTA Overview IOTA (IOTA) is a unique DLT platform developed for the Internet of Things, which instead of using blockchain is based on a directed acyclic graph (DAG). This graph is called Tangle, which is a quantum-proof protocol designed to bring “zero fees, infinite
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Cryptocurrency Boosts Illicit Gambling on Asian Soccer Leagues

[ad_1] Cryptocurrencies are making gambling on the world’s most popular sport easier, sports authorities suggest.Asian soccer has seen a sharp decline in match-fixing over the last six years, according to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in a Reuters article dated Feb. 14. However, the illegal gambling which has historically driven match-fixing in the region has grown, partly due to the rise of cryptocurrencies as a payment method.Corruption and match-fixing downThe
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AI And BTC Are Both Cutting Edge And World Markets Positioned For Record Returns in 2020

[ad_1] History Begun as industry-driving bullion and computerized gold exchanging business, World Markets is currently one of the important online exchanging stages with a reputation traversing more than 16 years. It offers a scope of exchanging instruments over a hearty foundation. Further, World Markets additionally produced solid organizations, further extending its exchange contributions to incorporate security tokens, crypto-linked investments, intriguing wares and that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Its
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Bitcoin and Doomsday Preppers — Would Crypto Have Any Survival Value If SHTF?

[ad_1] As so-called “doomsday prepping” grows in popularity thanks to news of coronavirus lockdown in Chinese cities, red flag gun laws and rampant Fed stimulus in the U.S., preparedness enthusiasts are asking about the viability of bitcoin in a SHTF situation. From cautious, light investor, to vehement denigrator of the “NSA-created surveillance money,” there is no shortage of opinion. Still, as there are various possible scenarios, a one-size-fits-all proclamation doesn’t
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Bitcoin Mining Stock Surges as Chinese Economy Falters

[ad_1] The economic fallout from the Coronavirus is starting to be felt across the world. China’s economy has been the hardest hit but contrary to wider market movements, bitcoin mining stock is rising. Bitcoin Mining Stock Surges According to a report from local media outlet 8BTC bitcoin mining hardware giant Canaan has seen its stock prices rally in recent weeks. CAN stock rallied over 80% yesterday topping $8 according to
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Five Signs That Ethereum Is Having Its Moment Right Now

[ad_1] Ether (ETH) has more than doubled in value so far this year, with strong fundamentals and increasing numbers of projects being built on the network. Here are five signs from this week that Ethereum’s time may have finally come.Institutional investors are now paying a 220% premiumAccredited investors are currently paying a 220% premium to buy Ether through Grayscale's Ethereum Trust.The price of a single share in the Ethereum Trust
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Need for a Digital Dollar is an “Extremely Important Discussion”

[ad_1] Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin wasn’t the only one to make waves at the U.S. Senate this week when it came to the future of currency. Tom Cotton, a Republican senator from Arkansas, spoke at length regarding digital currency while addressing the cameras and a nominee for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Judy Shelton:“We need the digital currency a little bit less I would argue internally, but rather to
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New Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity Policy to the SEC Chairman

[ad_1] After naming Kristina Littman as Chief of the Division of Enforcement’s Cyber Unit in December, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission has introduced more fresh blood to its ranks. On Feb. 13, Nancy Sumption was announced as the successor to Kevin Zerrusen, the former Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity Policy to Chairman Jay Clayton. Nancy Sumption has worked in cybersecurity and privacy in healthcare and finance in addition to her