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Open Source Bitcoin Project BTCPay Server Receives $150k Grant From Kraken

Open Source Bitcoin Project BTCPay Server Receives $150k Grant From Kraken

One of the Bitcoin ecosystem’s most highly-regarded open source projects just bagged another substantial grant to build out its technology stack. BTCPay Server, a self-hosted Bitcoin payment processor and technology solution, is the recipient of a $150,000 grant (paid in bitcoin, of course) from the Kraken exchange. The payment, made in Bitcoin, also coincides with…
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Unforgettable: How Blockchain Will Fundamentally Change the Human Experience

Unforgettable: How Blockchain Will Fundamentally Change the Human Experience

From the invention of the wheel to the printing press, new technology has changed the human experience. Our comprehension of the world is no longer limited to a village. Our collective knowledge grows by inconceivable exabytes of data every day. And our memories, our very recollections of the events that shape our lives, are changing too.…
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Saudi Arabia Central Bank Leads The Way With Blockchain-Powered Transfer

Saudi Arabia Central Bank Leads The Way With Blockchain-Powered Transfer

Over the past five years something extraordinary has happened in blockchain: countries usually known for following tech innovation have taken leadership roles. Instead of normal stalwarts like the U.S. at the helm, many Middle Eastern countries are leading the way. What do they have in common? Friendly regulation. This week the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority…
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Trump’s Newly Planned Mammoth $1T Stimulus May Trigger Record Bitcoin Bull Market

Trump’s Newly Planned Mammoth $1T Stimulus May Trigger Record Bitcoin Bull Market

Bitcoin – The U.S. stock market surged by 3% in a single session on June 5 off of the new jobs report and speculation on a newly-planned $1 trillion stimulus package. Hopes for an aggressive V-shape recovery may boost the prospect of a new Bitcoin bull market in the coming weeks. According to Bloomberg, the…
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11 Members Of Congress Urge Treasury Secretary Mnuchin To Use Blockchain For COVID-19 Stimulus Payments

11 Members Of Congress Urge Treasury Secretary Mnuchin To Use Blockchain For COVID-19 Stimulus Payments

On Tuesday, a letter from eleven Members of Congress to the Secretary of the Treasury was made public that urged Secretary Mnuchin to consider the use of blockchain technology to help in providing COVID-19 stimulus checks to Americans. With the high-profile nature of suggesting the U.S. Treasury could deliver money owed to the public with…
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How To Improve The Financial Services Industry With Artificial Intelligence And Blockchain

How To Improve The Financial Services Industry With Artificial Intelligence And Blockchain

Blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) solve different tasks, but they can work together to improve many processes in the financial services industry, from customer service to loan application reviews and payment processing. Adopting AI and blockchain technologies can make your financial sector smarter and help it to perform more effectively. Blockchains can provide transparency and…
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Add Crypto And Blockchain To Zoom? Vonage Founder Jeff Pulver On The Next Evolution In Communication

Add Crypto And Blockchain To Zoom? Vonage Founder Jeff Pulver On The Next Evolution In Communication

Blockchain – Internet pioneer Jeff Pulver is working on the decentralized blockchain-based cryptographically-secured communications platform of the future. It’s called Debrief, and the goal is middleware that any communications app — Zoom, Houseparty, Facebook Messenger — could potentially use. That’s kind of a big deal, because he led early development of voice over IP (which…
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CryptoAM.io And BABB Use Blockchain To Feed London’s Hungry And Vulnerable

CryptoAM.io And BABB Use Blockchain To Feed London’s Hungry And Vulnerable

Blockchain – In an attempt to reignite community spirit during the coronavirus pandemic, James Bowater of City AM’s Crypto Insider listed a fundraiser on the BABB (Bank Account Based Blockchain) platform to help elderly and vulnerable people residing around Canary Wharf, Poplar and the Isle of Dogs in London, U.K who need basic and essential…
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Binance CEO Makes ‘Modest’ $2 Trillion Bitcoin Forecast

Binance CEO Makes ‘Modest’ $2 Trillion Bitcoin Forecast

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency prices have faltered in the face of coronavirus-induced economic turmoil. Bitcoin has failed to act as a so-called safe-haven asset, falling in line with the broader market, with the bitcoin price down some 30% over the last month despite recent rallies. Now, amid plans for the U.S. Federal Reserve and central banks…
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Why Blockchain-Enabled Digital Ecosystems Are Vital To Your Digital Transformation

Why Blockchain-Enabled Digital Ecosystems Are Vital To Your Digital Transformation

Blockchain is being used by leading organizations to aid in the adoption of digital ecosystems. While ecosystems have been in existence in some form or another for quite some time, digital changes all that. Digital ecosystems exceed the sum of their connections; they are complex, adaptive, learning and self-organizing. Examples such as Uber or Airbnb…
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