A patent application by IBM proposes a system that would automatically reconcile conflicting terms in smart contracts deployed on a blockchain network. In the blockchain space, it is often remarked that while EDCCs (also referred to as smart contracts) are a promising technology, they are rigidly unforgiving of sloppy programming and incredibly literal in the […]
EIP Proposal In the recent Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) issued at the 1st of April, creator of Ethereum has share his thoughts about the possible hard cap and limit of Ether tokens. He suggested, that it might be set at 120,204,432 tokens. In case, if the proposal wouldn’t be able to be applied early enough […]
iStock.com/MysteryShot Ethereum News Update The first quarter of 2018 was historically bad for ETH prices, according to a recent CoinDesk report, but there’s a silver lining embedded in the data: namely, that ETH recovered from these types of slumps in the past. For instance, Ethereum prices lost 40% in the fourth quarter of 2016. While […]
Bloomberg discovers Ripple offered cash to be listed on largest exchanges, top 5 cryptocurrency price changes, and more! Bloomberg Discovers that Ripple Offered Financial Incentives to Largest Exchanges In Attempts to Get Listed Bloomberg has discovered that Ripple attempted to pay financial incentives to the two largest cryptocurrency exchange platforms, Gemini and Coinbase, in an attempt to […]
The World Food Programme is exploring an Ethereum-based blockchain solution to track school meals for primary school students in Tunisia. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is working with the Tunisian Ministry of Education and Devery, an open-source protocol for verification services built on the Ethereum blockchain, to track food safety for school lunches […]
On Thursday, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) barred regulated entities from working with businesses or individuals dealing with cryptocurrencies. However, the RBI also addressed the possibility of a central bank digital currency. On April 5, 2018, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) – the nation’s central bank – published a statement by Chief General […]
The Japanese digital asset exchange Coincheck will be purchased by an online brokerage. On April 5, it was reported that the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, which was robbed of some 523 million NEM tokens on January 26, decided to accept an offer from online brokerage Monex Group to acquire the beleaguered firm. The takeover will […]
Kin Foundation Kin cryptocurrency is designed specifically to bring people together in a new shared economy and will serve as the foundation and base for future decentralized ecosystem of digital services. The project has been created by the popular messaging app Kik, which will be also the first to connect its services to the ecosystem. […]
2017 was a very active year for blockchain and cryptocurrency patent filings. The number of significant patent applications appears to be on the rise throughout the first few months of 2018. Here are some of the highlights that you should know about. Highest Blockchain/Crypto Patent-producing Nations According to an analysis recently released by Thomson Reuters, […]
iStock.com/Nawadoln Ethereum News Update As Ethereum prices trended lower on Wednesday morning, my attention was drawn to a Bloomberg report claiming that cryptocurrency hedge funds are facing a “reckoning” in 2018. Are they really? The article says that nine hedge funds have already exited the market, while the rest are sustaining heavy losses. And according […]
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