Apple has recently submitted a new patent application that uses Blockchain within a prospective system for creating and verifying timestamps.Based on the public application to US Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday where Blockchain technology was used to certify timestamps as a program combined with Public Key Infrastructure...
Bitcoin is now becoming a constant part of many Venezuelans’ everyday life.Whether they’re buying food, plane tickets, or even paying employees, Bitcoin is now a common mode of payment for Venezuelans. Frankly, many people in the country rely on cryptocurrencies for survival.Survival of fittestVenezuela’s hyperinflation has rendered the...
More than 80 countries have laws that legalize gambling. Sports betting occupies the largest market share in the global gambling market. In fact, it makes up for 40 percent of the revenue that is generated worldwide according to the Global Sports Betting Market report by Technavio. The report...
The rollercoaster ride that is Bitcoin has been epitomised in the last few days as the digital currency rocketed to the milestone of $10,000. Instead of bouncing off that target or consolidating, the second stage engine fired up, pushing the currency as high as $19,700 on one exchange....
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As Bitcoin continues to become far more commonplace in everyday life, more people are starting to sell lucrative items for virtual currency.The housing market is slowly adopting Bitcoin as a payment method, a number of online platforms accept virtual currencies and you can even buy games on Steam.It...
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At a Blockchain conference hosted in Taipei, Ethereum Co-founder Vitalik Buterin outlined the long-term roadmap of Ethereum development.According to Buterin, most of the underlying issues of the Ethereum Blockchain network fall under the following categories: scalability, smart contract safety, consensus protocol and privacy. Several network updates including the...
Encrypted messenger service Telegram is reportedly raising a further $850 mln in a “secret second presale” of its TON token before launching the yet to be officially announced world’s biggest ICO.As Verge reports citing “exclusive” reports from four anonymous sources, Pavel Durov’s platform is attempting to get...
Investors are dumping gold in favor of Bitcoin, according to analysts in a recent interview on CNBC. One of them, Phillip Streible of RJO Futures stated boldly that “Bitcoin has stolen a large market share of gold.”To explain how they are tracking this shift, Larry McDonald of The...