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The currently ongoing 2018 World Economic Forum (WEF) is so far producing negative feedback on Bitcoin as economists including Joseph Stiglitz line up to proclaim the superiority of fiat currency.Addressing Bloomberg TV audiences during the annual event in Davos, Switzerland, the professor and Nobel Prize winner said that...
The past week has been a huge one for Coinbase, as the exchange became the most downloaded app on the iTunes store, surpassing even YouTube. With all the demand, the site experienced unprecedented delays as well, leaving some customers frustrated. The company has since sent out a warning letter, encouraging customers...
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York published an interview on their site Friday, Feb. 9, in which two of its economists explain cryptocurrency, highlighting crypto’s “trustless” nature, but expressing doubt that cryptocurrency could ever “realistically compete with current payment methods.”Michael Lee and Antoine Martin, both economists...
Binance, one of the largest crypto exchanges by trading volume according to CoinMarketCap, has had to continuously refute accusations of a hack since their exchange has unexpectedly  gone offline due to server issues.The time offline was supposed to only last for several hours, but, similarly to the...
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...
Researchers at the University of New South Wales have revealed an architectural structure that solves some of the stability issues that are facing quantum computing scientists, according to a recent report.The new architecture, which the report compared in significance to landing a man on the Moon, utilizes currently...
Lightning Labs produced the initial Bitcoin mainnet-prepared Lightning Community (LN) implementation nowadays, March 15, in what the corporation describes as an “important milestone”.In a blog site post, Lightning Labs, whose product or service Lightning Daemon (lnd) aids builders very easily connect to the LN, explained it as...
The Swiss-based Credit Suisse and Dutch-based ING financial service groups have successfully completed the first live transaction of 25 mln euros (around $30 mln) in securities on R3’s Corda Blockchain platform, according to Credit Suisse’s March 1 press release.Credit Suisse and ING transferred the legal ownership of...
Automobile manufacturer Porsche is exploring Blockchain apps in its vehicles in cooperation with the Berlin-based startup XAIN, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported yesterday, Feb. 27.In their press release published Feb. 22, Porsche stated that the company is “the first automobile manufacturer to implement and successfully test Blockchain in...