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Day: May 14, 2017

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India Witnesses a Surge in Blockchain Events as Adoption Increases No Comments

India, the second most populous country has recently awoken to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Until last year, the country's cryptocurrency community was made up of only a handful of people. Now, the rapidly growing ecosystem has witnessed not only an increase in Bitcoin and altcoin users but also blockchain technology developers and adopters. In the past year alone, some of the le...

blockchain, automotive industry, cryptocurrency

Blockchain Brings Innovation to Automotive Industry No Comments

Smart automobiles are a concept that has been in the works for a while. Starting from onboard computers which appeared at least a decade ago, the automotive industry has moved on to self-driven cars, and now they are stepping into the blockchain domain. In the recent months, companies like BMW, Honda, Hyundai, Fiat-Chrysler, Ford, Faraday Future, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, and Toyota have presented in...

signzy, watson, cryptocurrency technology, blockchain, ibm

Indian Startup Uses Blockchain and Watson to Speed up Banking Compliance No Comments

Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning are three buzzwords (four if you consider Bitcoin as well) dominating the internet. An Indian startup, Signzy Technologies has combined all the three to create a digital trust platform that speeds up compliance in the country's banking sector. Signzy has leveraged on the vast capabilities of IBM's Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain service an...

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New Bitcoin Governance BIP Causes Twitter Controversy No Comments

It looks like we have another social media tussle on our hands right now. Bitcoin developer Luke Dashjr has introduced a new BIP. That is nothing unusual, as there are many improvements to be made where Bitcoin is concerned. However, this particular proposal seemingly uses the governance layer found in the Decred altcoin. An interesting way to go about things, although it raises a lot of eyebrows....

cisco, blockchain, brainstorm

Networking Giant Cisco Organizes 48-Hour Blockchain Brainstorm No Comments

Every company has its own culture and practices when it comes to ideation and visualization of products. Cisco, the leading network infrastructure provider, has recently decided to leverage the power of the crowd to decide upon the future of blockchain innovation. Earlier last week, the company's Hyperinnovation Living Labs organized a 48-hour brainstorming session in this regard. The event was...

palestinian pound, cryptocurrency

Will Palestinians Consider Cryptocurrency as a De-Facto Currency? No Comments

Bitcoin has already proven its potential to act as a universal currency, overcoming geographical, cultural and political differences. The cryptocurrency has been a savior to many in suffering economies, throwing them the much-needed lifeline in the form of an alternative currency. The recent legalization of Bitcoin in Japan and Russia's consideration to assigning a similar status to the digital cu...

Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis BTC USD

Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – BTC/USD Eyeing $2000 No Comments

Key Points Bitcoin price after a dip towards $1160 against the US Dollar found support and bounced sharply. A monster bullish trend line with support at $1660 on the 4-hours chart of BTC/USD (data feed from SimpleFX) acted as a barrier for sellers. The price bounced sharply and currently trading above the $1800 level. Bitcoin price surged higher above $1800 against the US Dollar, and...

Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis ETH USD

Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis – ETH/USD Crucial Challenge No Comments

Key Highlights ETH price recovered well from the $69.30 swing low against the US Dollar, and moved above $85. There is a crucial bearish trend line formed with resistance at $88.60 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX). A break above the $88.60-89.00 resistance is needed for ETH buyers to gain control. Ethereum price recovered well against the US Dollar and Bitcoin...