Crypto News

‘A Very Expensive Failure’: Blockchain Experts Slam Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency

Published: 19/06/2019 08:33 EST. Journalist: By CCN Markets: A lot has already been said about Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency and its ambition to disrupt the finance world. But what about the blockchain technology that powers it? Blockchain experts have poured over the technical documents and played with the Libra protocol testnet. Suffice to say, they’re not […]

Crypto News

Bitcoin Evangelist Andreas Antonopoulos Says Facebook’s Libra Isn’t a Real Blockchain

Published: 18/06/2019 12:17 EST. Journalist: By CCN Markets: Bitcoin educator and promotor Andreas M. Antonopoulos published a new video today in which he pointed out that Facebook’s Libra project doesn’t amount to a “real” blockchain. The professional speaker has spoken at length in the past about the oppressive nature of KYC and “blacklisting” bitcoins. Facebook’s […]

Ethereum

Austria Post Launches ‘Crypto Stamp’ Collectibles on the Ethereum Blockchain

Published: 18/06/2019 09:20 EST. Journalist: By CCN Markets: Stamp collecting just entered the 21st century, as the Austrian Post Office unveiled its limited edition ‘crypto stamp’ collectibles, powered by the Ethereum blockchain. Send Your Stamp, Keep A Collectible Crypto Stamp A limited 150,000 unit run of five different stamps – black, red, blue, yellow, black […]

Crypto News

Blockchain Firm’s Canadian Pharmacy Deal Puts Cannabis Stocks in Play

Published: 17/06/2019 20:30 EST. Journalist: By CCN Markets: Canada’s largest chain of pharmacies announced a big partnership at the World Cannabis Congress on Monday. Shoppers Drug Mart will be working with TruTrace Technologies (until recently known as BlockStrain) to bring blockchain-based verification to the medicinal marijuana market. If successful, it could help power cannabis stocks […]

Ethereum

Japan’s First Blockchain Game Crypt-Oink Expands To English-Speaking Markets; Partners With CryptoKitties

Crypt-Oink, Japan’s first blockchain game, is expanding its breedable, collectible and tradable racing pigs to English-language markets with an exclusive collaboration with CryptoKitties, the company said on Thursday. Created by Japan-based developer Good Luck 3, Crypt-Oink is a decentralized application (DApp) running on the Ethereum network. The game lets users breed, collect and trade digital […]

Blockchain

Microsoft Adds Blockchain Tools to Power Platform

It helps the cryptocurrency sector when the broader world begins to utilize the digital assets’ underpinning technology. Of course, I’m talking about blockchain technology. Therefore, it’s a great push for the decentralized asset when technology giant Microsoft clearly becomes a huge advocate for blockchain. How is it an advocate? Well, it is reportedly making blockchain-based tools […]