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Ukraine’s New Policy to Legalize Crypto, Considering Full Scale Adoption

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn In an official statement, the Ukranian government confirmed its plans to establish regulatory frameworks to legalize crypto in the region. As a part of an initiative to consider and acknowledge cryptocurrency as an emerging technology, the Economic Development and Trade Ministry in Ukraine released a new state policy to oversee various cryptocurrency-related sectors which will be put ...

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Digital Asset Blockchain Beats Wall Street’s Minimum Scale

Global business technology provider GFT has announced results of an independent performance test on the Digital Asset (DA) platform showing that the platform can process trading volumes exceeding 27,000 trades per second over a sustained period of time. These results place the platform above peak US equity trading volumes according to the DTCC. Founded in 2014, Digital Asset claims to ...

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Next Generation Blockchain Boosts Speed and Energy Efficiency on Global Scale

The first international trial of next-generation Red Belly Blockchain has shown increased speed and energy efficiencies at a global scale. Red Belly Blockchain, developed by the technology arm of Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO’s Data61, and the Concurrent Systems Research Group at the University of Sydney, today announced the outcomes of its first large-scale experiment, undertaken on Amazon Web Services’ ...

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Vitalik Says Ethereum Can Scale to 500 tx/s Using Zcash Technology

Ethereum co-creator Vitalik Buterin has a plan to scale the Ethereum network to accommodate a ~3,200 percent increase in transactions without the use of second-layer technologies such as Plasma. Buterin: ZK-SNARKS Could Help ETH Scale to 500 tx/s Writing on an ETH research forum in a post originally published on Saturday, Buterin said that Ethereum can borrow a technological innovation ...

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Analyst: Large Scale Investors Interested in Bitcoin Despite Current Prices

Although Bitcoin is sitting just above its year-to-date low at $6,300, analysts are confident that large scale investors are still interested despite the persisting bear market. Industry sentiment also appears to be near its yearly low, with most investors and analysts calling for pending drops closer to $4,800. Despite there being little hope for another major rally in the foreseeable ...

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Battle of the Privacycoins: Why Monero Is Hard to Beat (and Hard to Scale)

Based on blockchain technology, most cryptocurrencies have an open and public ledger. While this is required for these systems to work, it comes with a significant downside: Privacy is often quite limited. Government agencies, analytics companies and other interested parties — let’s call them “spies” — have ways to analyze the public blockchains and peer-to-peer networks of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, ...

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China’s IT Ministry Says Blockchain Should Be Developed on Industrial Scale

The deputy director of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has urged the country to “unite” forces to foster blockchain as a “core” technology for the new digital economy, according to a post on MIIT’s official website today, July 16. Speaking at the 2018 National Expert Forum on Manufacturing Powerful Countries, the Ministry’s deputy director Xin Guobin said ...

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New ASU Blockchain Lab Research Shows Dash Can Easily Scale Near PayPal Levels

This post is also available in: Français Deutsch Português Русский New research from the blockchain research laboratory at Arizona State University (ASU) shows that the Dash network can scale on-chain to over half of PayPal’s current transaction levels with ease. The newly-released research paper, titled Block Propagation Applied to Nakamoto Networks, explores the viability of scaling the Dash network to ...

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