Blockchain

Dragonchain Partnership With Hurify: IoT and Blockchain Merger

A Dragonchain partnership was announced earlier today. The blockchain leader is partnering with Hurify Digital Markets to revolutionize decentralized IoT and blockchain development. Dragonchain Partnership The US’s Dragonchain is a blockchain developer that works across four business areas: enterprise services, entertainment, education, and project incubation/acceleration. The company wants to empower businesses with an enterprise-grade blockchain solution. Hurify, at its core, is a […]

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Rising Blockchain Developer Salaries May Not Mean Increasing Crypto Activity

Rising blockchain developer salaries doesn’t necessarily mean crypto is on the upswing. | Source: Shutterstock Despite the 80 percent correction in the crypto market, blockchain developers are making $ 130,000 to $ 180,000 a year. But, the rising salaries of blockchain developers do not necessarily translate to an increase in developer activity in the crypto […]

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Mongolia Capital City to Pilot Blockchain Payment System

Blockchain startup Terra signs partnership with Mongolia’s capital city Ulaanbaatar Mongolia’s capital city of Ulaanbaatar has unveiled plans to launch a pilot program that will see the city’s Nalaikh district deploy a blockchain-based payment system developed by stablecoin startup Terra. Terra payment system The pilot program will launch within the next six months and offer […]

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Bitcoin is a ‘Fad,’ But Even NASA is Investing in Blockchain

Bitcoin birthed the concept of blockchain technology, and now even organizations as technologically advanced as NASA are considering its benefits. Yet cryptocurrency is often described as a fad, a bubble, and even worthless. NASA Eyes Hyperledger Blockchain for Air Traffic Management Ronald J. Reisman, an aero-computer engineer at the NASA Ames Research Center, has put […]

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Pakistan Taps Blockchain Developed by $150B Alipay, But Forbids Bitcoin

The government of Pakistan is reportedly using a blockchain platform developed by Alibaba’s Alipay. But, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin remain banned in the country for payments. The initiative of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) of Pakistan to utilize a blockchain application to combat money laundering demonstrates the typical “blockchain not Bitcoin” narrative pushed by central […]

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China to Enforce Regulation for Blockchain Companies in February

China’s internet regulator, the Cyberspace Administration of China(CAC) in a detailed document outlined a final draft of regulations concerning cryptocurrency and blockchain companies. The rules will come into effect starting February 19, and provide a set of guidelines that blockchain companies are required to follow. According to the CAC’s director: The Regulations on the Management […]

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Ethereum Classic 51% Attack: Blockchain Security Researchers Reveal Full Implications

A blockchain security research firm called Slowmist has released a full report on the attack that recently took place against Ethereum Classic. The report indicates that several exchanges are the victims of a concerted 51% attack. Notably, the researchers report that the attack begins January 5th at 19:58:15 UTC. Days pass before anyone notices. The […]

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Malta Gov’t Committed to ‘Blockchain Island’ Vision Despite Criticism

Malta’s government has hit back at recent claims by the opposition leader, Adrian Delia, about its silence and inaction concerning the cryptocurrency market. Committed to the ‘Blockchain Island’ Vision In an interview with the Nationalist Party’s NET FM, Delia declared that the prolonged cryptocurrecy bear market was a cause for concern for many stakeholders. He […]

Blockchain

McKinsey & Company: Blockchain Technology Isn’t Living Up to the Hype

McKinsey & Company, the leading consulting firm, says blockchain technology is failing to transition past its pioneering stage. The company notes, however, that payments may not be the best use-case for a complex technology like blockchain. Houston, We Don’t Have Lift Off Major consulting company McKinsey & Company has published an article on the current issues […]