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The Biggest Misconception in Blockchain

The biggest misconception in blockchain “In history there have been a number of situations that have delayed entire industries by years. Sometimes progress is delayed by regulation, while sometimes it is delayed simply by a misconception, like Minksy’s Perceptron, that simply became ubiquitous thinking of the time. Blockchain has a similar misconception right now and it is equally dangerous to ...

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Binance Remains Biggest Crypto Platform, Volume of Exchanges in Korea Surge

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Blockchain Transparency Institute released the global crypto exchange rankings of November, ranking Binance at the top with a 24-hour volume of $1 billion. With more than 160,000 24-hour web users, Binance easily surpassed OKEx, the second largest crypto exchange in the market, in terms of the number of active users, volume, mobile volume, web visitors, and API ...

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India’s Biggest Private Company Gets Paid on a Blockchain

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Reliance Industries, India’s largest private sector firm, has successfully participated in its first ever trade finance transaction powered by blockchain technology. In an industry first, Indian oil and energy conglomerate Reliance Industries completed a trade finance transaction with US-based Tricon Energy, a global chemical distributor. The end-to-end ‘live’ transaction was executed over R3’s Corda blockchain, a press ...

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XRP Makes a 23% Monthly Decline, Among the Biggest in October

Ripple’s XRP was among the best performing cryptocurrencies in September. But the bullish sentiment hasn’t sustained well this month. The XRP-to-USD pair has recorded a 24 percent monthly loss as October heads to a close, falling from 0.5831-fiat to 0.4400-fiat. The coin got sold off to the tune of over $7 billion, despite being surrounded with strong fundamentals all month long. That ...

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Chinese Stocks Look to Hit Biggest One-Day Gain in 3 Years

Twitter Facebook After a troublesome Q3 growth report on Friday and analysts signaling to the trade war between the US and rising interest rates, Chinese stocks rallied this Monday. In fact, not only rallied but are actually on track to make it one of their biggest gaining days since 2015. This remarkable rebound on Monday came shortly after Beijing made ...

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Bitcoin Cash Community Increasingly Sees Dash As Biggest Competition

Increasingly, members of the Bitcoin Cash community see Dash as its major competitor. As highlighted by a recent post on the /r/BTC subreddit, Bitcoin Cash’s community increasingly sees other payments-focused coins, mainly Dash and Litecoin, as competition, rather than traditional rival Bitcoin, which is increasingly moving away from focus as digital cash to a settlement layer for off-chain payment technologies. ...

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Singapore Consortium Gains Stake in Korea’s Biggest Bitcoin Exchange

South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, Bithumb, has seen a  Singapore-based blockchain consortium become its majority owner in a $350 million deal. BTC Holdings Company, which was Bithumb’s biggest stakeholder until Thursday with a 75.99% stake finalized an agreement to sell 50 percent plus one stake for 400 billion won (approx. $352 million) with BK Global, a Singaporean ...

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Maker (MKR) Price Up over 25% – Biggest Gainer Today

If you haven’t heard of Maker, it is a token that is part of a stablecoin system composed of both MKR and DAI. Unlike Tether and other stablecoins, Maker does not rely on banks to provide stability, but instead relies on Collateral Debt Positions (CDPs). At the time of writing, a single MKR is worth $771 putting the Maker price ...

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Korea’s 2nd Biggest Crypto Exchange Bithumb is Also Launching a DEX

Perhaps inspired by the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance to launch a decentralized exchange (DEX) by 2019, Bithumb, a major digital asset trading platform in South Korea, has announced its plans to operate a DEX in the months to come. Bithumb DEX, which is expected to target the global cryptocurrency market, will be launched under an overseas subsidiary of the ...

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