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Governmental Overreach in Developing Nations Will Hasten HyperbitcoinizationFor bitcoin idealists, the coming utopia for global finance stars bitcoin dismantling the fiat hegemony, empowering citizens to own their money without central bank mediation, and facilitating borderless trade. Credited to Satoshi Nakamoto Institute co-founder Daniel Krawisz, hyperbitcoinization is a term which describes bitcoin coming to dominate the global currency basket through mass adoption.
Bug in Crypto-Platform Beam Causes Brief Halt in BlockchainOne of two recently released implementations of the Mimblewimble privacy protocol, the Beam Mimblewimble blockchain, experienced technical difficulties that caused it to stop functioning.
Hyperledger blockchain project announces new project to build supply chain solutions“Hyperledger Grid is a framework. It’s not a blockchain and it’s not an application. Grid is an ecosystem of technologies, frameworks, and libraries that work together, letting application developers make the choice as to which components are most appropriate for their industry or market model.”
Seed CX Launches Spot Bitcoin Trading in Bid for Big-Money InvestorsSeed CX has taken its first big step to bring institutional investors to the crypto space.
BIS Paper Argues For Bitcoin to Depart From Proof-of-WorkA working paper from the Bank Of International Settlements (BIS) has levelled several criticisms against proof-of-work (PoW) and affirmed that cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin which use the algorithm should depart from it.
5 Sectors Disrupted by Blockchain that Are Not CryptocurrencyFor the last few years, there has been a tremendous knowledge about blockchain and cryptocurrency amongst the general public. Gone are the days when people used to wonder ‘what is cryptocurrency?’ and this popularity has helped the sector grow tremendously over the last few years. The concept of blockchain is all about bringing together a large amount of transaction list, which are then secured by cryptography. Every block in the chain comprises of a hash pointer that links to the previous block while coming with the timestamp and transaction data.
Pavel Durov Set to Launch His Gram Token and TON Blockchain Platform in March AlreadyAs the developers said, Telegram Open Network will be demonstrated to investors in January. The mainnet launch of its digital currency Gram is set to take place as early as March this year. The token may make its debut in Japan.
CoinZest Airdrop Event Goes Wrong, Customers Receive $5.3 Million Worth of CryptoReportedly, the crypto exchange was trying to conduct a promotional event that involves airdropping 400 WGT tokens to a select group of customers. However, the operation didn’t pan out smoothly as a bug in its system triggered a transfer of massive sums of bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH) and other cryptoassets.
Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange lists TRON’s TRX on GBX-DAX“Stratx is pleased to have introduced Justin Sun and the TRON Foundation to the first regulated and insured blockchain exchange, owned by an EU regulated stock exchange. As these markets evolve and mature, our focus is on matching together dynamic and pioneering issuer projects with institutional quality exchanges,” Michael Horowitz, CEO of Stratx, said.
Gold Price May Offer Clues About Next Big Bitcoin MoveBitcoin (BTC) traders could get cues from an apparent negative correlation that has developed between bitcoin and gold prices.