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Stablecoins Reap the Benefits While BTC Is Having Its Hard Time: Coin Metrics

Coin Metrics is a blockchain analysis firm which recently finds that while bitcoin (BTC) is experiencing its daily drop stablecoins, on the other hand, are doing quite good & are reaping the benefits. Coin Metrics is globally famous for conducting various aspects of cryptocurrency tokens. The firm releases its State of the Network Report on […]

China Launches Blockchain-Based Internet Court in Hangzhou

Report: China Sees 37% Drop in Blockchain Salaries in FY 2019

Though blockchain sills have been rising in the global market, some countries like China have seen reduced salaries offered to blockchain professionals in FY 2019. The new report released with the title “2020 China Blockchain Professional Development Report” says. Per the report, the average salary offered to any blockchain industry employee in China has dropped […]

EY Japan to fight counterfeit sake with blockchain

EY Japan to Fight Fraudulent Sale of Fruit & Sake with Blockchain in Asia

Japan-based global accountancy firm Ernst & Young has announced its plans to launch an ideal blockchain system for tracking and tracing Japanese fruit & sake. It ensures the prevention of fraudulent products’ sales in the Asian country. As per Asian Nikkei Review, SAKE Blockchain by EY Japan will soon be rolled out across Asia once […]

Folding@Home Surpass 400K users amid crypto contribution

[email protected] Users Reach 400K Mark Amid Crypto Contribution

In a recent Reddit ask-me-anything (AMA) activity the director from [email protected], Gregory Bowman, revealed that the [email protected] project currently has 400K computer users actively contributing their part to the research. Gregory Bowman says “We had about 30K users before the pandemic started,” adding: “In the past two weeks, 400K volunteers have joined [email protected][email protected] donors […]

Blockchain system to track individuals not infected with high-risk viruses

Blockchain System to Track Individuals without any Virus Infection

Public Health Blockchain Consortium (PHBC) based in Netherland announces the release of a blockchain-based system that can track individuals without any infections from high-risk viruses like COVID-19. The motive behind the development is crystal clear which is to help healthy people stay away from potentially life-threatening diseases. The PHBC announced the release on March 19. […]

Blockchain in Oil and Gas Management

Argentina’s Natural Gas Regulator ‘Enargas’ Launches Blockchain Network

Enargas which is considered Argentina’s biggest natural gas regulator has recently approved a blockchain-based gas distribution tracking platform. The system was already piloted by a local distributor which is servicing over 2 million residents in the country. According to an announcement on March 18, the system – named Gasnet – was authorized for nationwide expansion. […]

Bitcoin Trading in Italy

Italy’s Bank ‘Banco Sella’ Allows Bitcoin Trading Service during COVID-19 Lockdown

The growing interest of crypto adoption and the COVID-19 outbreak encourages Italy’s popular bank ‘Banco Sella’ to launch a Bitcoin trading service in the country. Crypto traders can use the bank’s Hype platform to initiate their crypto trading. The bank will only act as an intermediate to mitigate potential security risks with cryptocurrency exchanges. While […]

Tether launches on bitcoin cash network

Tether’s USDT Now Available on BCH Blockchain Network

The world’s biggest stablecoin, Tether’s USDT, just launched on the Bitcoin Cash blockchain network and seen a massive surge of interest in recent weeks because of the haven status. Tether reached a market cap of $5.7 billion, and now more than $180 million was minted over the past week surpassing Bitcoin’s price increase in the […]

Justin Sun's Steemit accused of censoring hive related content

Justin Sun’s Steemit Accused of Censoring Hive Related Content

In the latest development in the Steem saga, Justin Sun has come under fire for censoring posts on the platform related to the community-driven ‘Hive’ hard fork. On March 19, cryptocurrency influencer Girl Gone Crypto tweeted a clip to say that her “neutral explainer video” about the March 20 fork had been removed from the […]

hawaii launches digital currency sandbox to attract crypto firms

Hawaii Launches Digital Currency Sandbox to Attract Crypto Firms

The governor’s office of Hawaii revealed its new “Digital Currency Innovation Lab” on March 17 – a blockchain and cryptocurrency incubator developed through collaboration between the state’s Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Division of Financial Institution (DFI), and the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (HTDC). The initiative will run for two years, and will allow […]