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Transaction Fees for Bitcoin Are Up 800 Per Cent in a Month

Bitcoin (BTC) transaction fees rose by over 1,250 percent from $0.38 to $5.16 from April 11 until May 14. While transaction fees for Bitcoin have since dropped by 33.3 percent to sit at around $3.44 as of this writing, fees have increased by 36.5 percent since the block reward halving on May 11. Bitcoin payments double […]

Nike explores blockchain for supply chain data collection

Nike Explores Blockchain with RFID for Tracking Products in Supply Chain

The Chain Integration Pilot (CHIP) of the Auburn University RFID Lab in Alabama has published a proof-of-concept whitepaper that seeks to demonstrate the efficiency savings blockchain technology can unlock across the contemporary supply chain. The proof-of-concept was designed to ingest, encode, distribute, and store serialized data from multiple points throughout the supply chain on Hyperledger […]

sectors realizing full potential of DeFi protocols in 2020

Sectors Realizing the Full Potential of DeFi Protocols in 2020

As the new decade unreels, a new wave of disruption seems to be coming to the shores of the global financial system. That wave is called decentralized finance protocols. Decentralized Finance, or DeFi, simply refers to financial software that is built on the blockchain to make it easy for anyone to piece together digital assets […]