Hong Kong’s 2nd Largest Terminal Operator Adopts Blockchain to Document Logistics Data

Hong Kong’s 2nd Largest Terminal Operator Adopts Blockchain to Document Logistics Data

Modern Terminals, the second largest container terminal operator in Hong Kong, has joined the TradeLens project, a blockchain-enabled technological solution developed by Maersk and IBM. The TradeLens ecosystem – writes Modern Terminals in its press release – seeks to digitize and streamline processes in the global supply chain to deliver higher efficiency and lower cost. It…
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Yield Farming Pool Concept May Solidify Ethereum’s Role as BTC’s Main Sidechain

Decentralized finance (defi) applications on the Ethereum chain have been growing wildly during the last two years. Now a number of synthetic versions of bitcoin, that leverage the Ethereum chain, has outpaced offchain solutions like Blockstream’s Liquid and the Lightning Network. Just recently, the platform Synthetix revealed a partnership with Bitgo and the Ren Project…
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Uniswap’s August Volume Topples July $1.76B Record in Less Than Two Weeks

Uniswap reported $TK billion in monthly volume as of Wednesday.
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Dow Futures Slip 220 Points as Trump Flexes Muscle with Mexico Tariffs

By CCN: Dow Futures slipped 220 points late Thursday after Donald Trump threatened to levy 5% tariffs on all imports from Mexico by June 10. The tariffs will rise in gradual increments to 25% by October 2019. They’ll remain in effect until further notice. Dow futures drop 220 points after Trump says he will impose…
Bitcoin Mining Consumes Over 3X the Energy of Gold Mining: Research

Bitcoin Mining Consumes Over 3X the Energy of Gold Mining: Research

A new paper indicates that the energy required to mine cryptocurrencies is more than what is consumed when excavating for metals of equivalent dollar value. In the paper which was published on November 5 by the Nature journal, researchers at the Cincinnati, Ohio-based Oak Ridge Institute noted that bitcoin consumes more than three times the…
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Investor Fortress Will Buy Mt Gox Creditor Claims for $900 Per Bitcoin

Former Mt Gox customers can recoup $900 per bitcoin owed by selling their claims to Fortress Investment Group.
Despite Spending $160 Million a Year, IBM Blockchain is Still Lacking Adoption

Despite Spending $160 Million a Year, IBM Blockchain is Still Lacking Adoption

While IBM has been cautious to back cryptocurrency projects, the New York-based technology giant has still been doing its best to make a successful foray into the blockchain space. But as some skeptics see it, IBM hasn’t done much to make a meaningful impact on this flowering industry. IBM & Blockchain — Is It Really…
Bitcoin.com Wallet Will No Longer Feature the Shapeshift Service

Bitcoin.com Wallet Will No Longer Feature the Shapeshift Service

This week we wanted to let our wallet users know that we are sunsetting the Shapeshift API in the Bitcoin.com Wallet. The trading platform Shapeshift has decided to change the firm’s business model to a membership platform that requires the user to submit ID/KYC information.  Also read: Bitcoin Cash Games — Play Your Favorites Faster With…
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Bitcoin Climbs Past $40K for First Time Since Mid-June

Market analysts say Monday's price gains accelerated amid a short squeeze.
Free Software Messiah Richard Stallman: We Can Do Better Than Bitcoin

Free Software Messiah Richard Stallman: We Can Do Better Than Bitcoin

Richard Stallman, founder of the free software movement, is building a privacy-focused cryptographic payments system, but says it's not a cryptocurrency.
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