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Cybersecurity Company Kaspersky Debuts Blockchain-based Voting Machine

[ad_1] Blockchain voting is gaining more traction in the United States despite the abysmal failure of mobile voting at the Iowa Democratic Caucus earlier this month. Companies on the forefront of blockchain technology realize the potential of the products they are developing to not only transform the global economy, but also the way voters cast their ballots.This week, Kaspersky Lab, a cybersecurity firm monitoring the cryptocurrency industry and emerging digital
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Government to Airdrop $9 Billion in Free Money to 7 Million Hong Kong Residents

[ad_1] The government of Hong Kong has decided to airdrop about $9 billion in free money to an estimated 7 million residents in the troubled Chinese territory. From a global perspective, this can be seen as a desperate move to stimulate the local economy while the coronavirus outbreak is hitting markets hard all around the world. At the same time, the move can also be seen as part of the
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Top African Exchange, Luno Adds Ripple (XRP)

[ad_1] Luno, a famous African cryptocurrency exchange in South Africa, Nigeria, and recently Uganda, has added Ripple (XRP) to its trading platform. Luno currently has over 3 million users and supported Bitcoin(BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) before adding Ripple. Ripple’s XRP is currently (28/02/20) the third-largest cryptocurrency based on market capitalization. XRP, the native currency of the RippleNet, is used to transfer value on the network. The Ripple
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SEC Karate-Chops Steven Seagal Over Promoting Cryptocurrency Touted as the Next Gen Bitcoin

[ad_1] The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged actor Steven Seagal for unlawfully promoting a cryptocurrency investment scheme claiming to be “the next generation of bitcoin.” Seagal failed to disclose that he was being compensated in cash and crypto by Bitcoiin2gen, or B2G, for marketing its token offering, such as on Twitter and Facebook. Also read: Bitcoin, Tesla Stock, Tron: How Warren Buffett Got His First Bitcoin SEC
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Readying the Blockchain Industry for the Next Wave of Adoption

[ad_1] Who knows what’s responsible for the current bull run? It could be the upcoming halving, it could be the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s debut of institutional-grade crypto-backed options, or it could even be the coronavirus. Whatever the reasons, it seems safe to say that the crypto winter is well and truly behind us. If this trend continues, it will only be a matter of time before we begin to see
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Bitcoin Price Holds $8.5K Support as Coronavirus Fears Tank Global Markets

[ad_1] Today Bitcoin bulls found their resolve and are attempting to reverse the digital asset’s course even as equities markets across the globe continue to drop on the realization that Coronavirus is a real threat that will stay with us for some time.The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed with a decline of 1,100 points (4.4%) and is down more than 10% for the week. The Nasdaq Composite also fell 4.6%
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Revolut Will Make Crypto Available in 50 States

[ad_1] Revolut is coming to the smartphone near you with an array of cryptocurrencies before tax day. Having just raised $500 million on a $5.5 billion valuation, Revolut is one of the biggest fintechs in Europe. Revolut is a neobank: simply, a bank without the expense and convenience of physical branches or the headache of licensing.Revolut is already well-established in Europe. On its home soil, it allows users to buy
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Blockchain Technology Partners Unveil Smart Contracts on Amazon AWS

[ad_1] Customers can now integrate smart contracts on Amazon Web Services’ Quantum Ledger Database, or QLDB, thanks to tech company Blockchain Technology Partners.Blockchain Technology Partners, or BTP, unveiled general availability for its DAML incorporation, accessible through its Sextant for DAML platform, allowing those working with Amazon’s QLDB to harness smart contracts on the platform, according to a Feb. 25 statement provided to Cointelegraph.Amazon’s QLDB is not the first to incorporate
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Bitmain Unveils 2 Bitcoin Miners With Max Speeds Up to 110TH/s Per Unit

[ad_1] On Thursday, the China-based mining rig manufacturer Bitmain announced the launch of two new Antminer S19 series models that process between 95 to 110 trillion hashes per second (TH/s). The Antminer S19 Pro model with 110TH/s and 29 joules per terahash (J/TH) is 24 trillion hashes per second faster than Microbt’s latest Whatsminer M30S model (86TH/s). Also read: Bitcoin Rich: 6 Crypto Entrepreneurs Make the 2020 Hurun Billionaire List
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Saxo Bank’s Outrageous Prediction 2020: Asia Launches DLT-Based Asset

[ad_1] Major Danish bank Saxo Bank has predicted that Asia will launch its own blockchain-based digital asset in its new report of smashing predictions for 2020.The latest edition of “Outrageous Predictions” by Saxo Bank also forecasts that President Donald Trump will likely lose the 2020 elections, while Hungary will leave the European Union. The report was issued on Dec. 3, according to a tweet by the bank.Saxo Bank claims that