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How Can Traditional Tools Help Secure and Speed up Blockchains?

“Blockchain technology is often hailed as secure and incorruptible, mainly thanks to its decentralized and immutable nature” writes unknown author for cryptocoinsnews.com. The integrity of a blockchain-based network relies on its nodes – if the nodes aren’t secure and trustworthy then neither is the network.Despite its huge promise, blockchain technology has its limitations.Blockchain technology uses consensus mechanisms to guarantee this. Source: cryptocoinsnews.com Share This:

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France Allows Trading of Unlisted Securities on Blockchain Platforms

“In its advent to become a FinTech hub, the French government has given the nod for trading unlisted securities using blockchain technology under new rules” writes unknown author for cryptocoinsnews.com. According to a Reuters report, the government of France – through its Economic and Finance department – has issued new rules enabling banks and FinTech firms to trade unlisted securities using blockchain platforms.In related news, the Banque de France, the country’s central bank, revealed its first experiment using blockchain technology with a focus on cross-border payments within the Single Euro…

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Decentraland shows the potential of blockchain and VR combined

“VibeHub, another decentralized VR marketplace, enables users to buy and sell various VR content on the blockchain with its VIBE token” writes Ben Dickson for venturebeat.com. Like Decentraland, these blockchain VR platforms are still in their early stages.That’s why Decentraland only uses the Ethereum blockchain to store the ownership and exchange of VR land and content.While CEEK’s VR platform has found appeal among artists such U2, Katy Perry, and Lady Gaga, anyone with talent and skill can use it to create and monetize VR experiences.CEEK VR, a company that manufactures…

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How Phil Rosedale will use blockchain to power the Metaverse

“Philip Rosedale, CEO of High Fidelity, sees it as the latest evolution of virtual worlds and virtual life” writes Dean Takahashi for venturebeat.com. I’ve been looking at blockchain, Bitcoin and Ethereum and general blockchain tech, since Second Life, because obviously the Linden Dollar was in some ways the first digital currency.While at Linden Lab, Rosedale created Second Life, one of the earliest and most successful virtual worlds, in 1999. Source: venturebeat.com Share This:

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Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are the new asset class to guard against

“One of the most amazing things about bitcoin is that it has survived all the shady dudes, big-name arrests and major price crashes” writes Cody Willard for marketwatch.com. That said, I admit I’m pretty amazed at the mania around bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.Riot Blockchain was a biotech penny stock with a tiny market cap that didn’t do much business.Just last year, the company was changing its name from “Venaxis” to “Bioptix.” Now apparently they are a blockchain company. The CEO of Riot Blockchain is the same guy who was the CEO…

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Why Denmark wants to use blockchain and cryptos to fight for human rights

“That would make Denmark the first donor country in the world to transfer aid by using cryptocurrencies” writes Markets Reporter for marketwatch.com. The report was written in collaboration with think tank Sustainia and blockchain currency platform Coinify. “There [are] huge opportunities in bringing the technological development into play in development cooperation.However, as cryptocurrencies and blockchain — their underlying technology — gather more traction, more uses start to spring up, such as the Danish report suggest. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Coinsilium Joins Hdac Token Generation Event Advisory Board

“The Hdac blockchain, based on hybrid blockchain technology, will offer a wide range of capabilities to ensure reliable connection and secured processing between devices” writes About Guest User for livebitcoinnews.com. Hdac aims to bring innovative blockchain technology to Internet of Things (‘IoT’) payment platforms and secure transactions amongst connected devices. Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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Gibraltar Set to Provide License to Blockchain Firms

“This will attract blockchain firms to the peninsula, as the presence of regulatory rules will ensure their security” reports financemagnates.com. Gomez is expects that blockchain firms, probably numbering in the double digits, will seek the authorization of the regulated jurisdiction.On Friday, the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) will publish a detailed guideline describing the laws applicable to all blockchain-based firms within the territory. Source: financemagnates.com Share This:

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Sirin Labs says it has raised $118M+ through an ICO and plans to build both a blockchain-based phone and computer running Android, on sale late next year

“The ICO will help fund its secure blockchain phone, as well as a blockchain personal computer” writes Min Read for reuters.com. TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Swiss-Israeli technology firm Sirin Labs said on Thursday it had raised $118 million in an initial coin offering (ICO) to support the development of an open source blockchain smartphone.ICOs allow startups founded on cryptocurrency technologies such as blockchain to quickly raise capital by issuing virtual tokens to investors. The additional funds will enable the company to increase its production and invest more in sales and…

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South Korea Pushes Ripple Price Up 71%, as Japanese Banks Conduct Payment Trials

“The South Korean cryptocurrency market has pushed the Ripple price up 71 percent over the past 24 hours, triggered by the Ripple blockchain-based payment trial conducted by Japanese and South Korean banks” writes unknown author for cryptocoinsnews.com. Cross-border payments between South Korean and Japanese banks will be begin on January 31, if pilot tests throughout December are successfully conducted.Since the beginning of 2017, Ripple Labs have made significant process in assisting major banks and financial institutions to adopt the Ripple blockchain technology.Bithumb, Korbit, and Coinone, three of the largest cryptocurrency…

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