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Fighting Corruption with More Transparent Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains

Addressing corruption has proven to be a rather problematic venture. Both cryptocurrencies and blockchain may prove to be of great value in this regard. Their lack of anonymity and privacy will help establish a more secure ecosystem moving forward. Cryptocurrencies Can Address Corruption Corruption still thrives in this day and age of technological advances. Even though it became easier to ...

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Bitcoin Must Evolve, Blockchain’s Not a Threat

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. It may surprise some people to learn that JPMorgan Chase is invested in the blockchain. Umar Farooq, a banker turned blockchain leader at JPMorgan, discussed how the bank is using the blockchain and didn’t shy away from bitcoin. He was speaking at the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit for Crypto ...

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South Korea Finance Minister: Cryptocurrencies are Necessary For Blockchains to Operate

Kim Dong-yeon, the Finance Minister of South Korea, firmly stated that cryptocurrencies as incentive systems are necessary for public blockchain networks to operate. “Blockchain technology can disrupt and revolutionize the world. But, for open-source blockchain networks, cryptocurrencies are necessary as incentives for individuals to participate in the network.” Yeon’s statement was released this week, following the official decision of the ...

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Blockchain’s Greatest Impact Will Be in Developing Countries, Says UPenn Lecturer

Most of the attention, flurry and investment around blockchain technology is in the West, where people are investing in cryptocurrencies and focused on a slew of novel applications, like using a blockchain to track vegetables from the field to store shelves. But the greatest impact of blockchain technology will be in developing countries, such as Zimbabwe and Venezuela.   At ...

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Industry Firm Blockchains, LLC Scoops Up 67,000 Acres in Nevada

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Google, Tesla and Switch will be their new neighbors. You may never have heard of Blockchains, LLC till now, but they are soon going to be on the fintech map. They’re expanding and have chosen a 67,000-acre plot of land in Northern Nevada’s up-and-coming Emerald City. The company, which ...

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Telegram’s Privacy-Focused User Base Could Be TON Blockchain’s Killer App

In December 2017, an interesting rumor surfaced: According to “sources familiar with the matter,” the messaging app Telegram, very popular among crypto-enthusiasts for its strong encryption and privacy features, would launch its own blockchain platform and cryptocurrency. On January 8, 2018, TechCrunch reported that several unnamed sources had confirmed the news and quoted a secret Telegram white paper. According to ...

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