Nano Founder Blasts XRP, Calls the Altcoin Slow and Centralized
Colin LeMahieu, the creator of Nano (NANO), believes Ripple’s XRP is too slow, centralized and risky for financial institutions to adopt.
IOTA announces new collaboration with CYBERCRYPT on hash function Troika
IOTA Foundation is collaborating with CYBERCRYPT in hosting a competition, the rewards with be a prize pool of €200,000.
Facebook May Launch a Stablecoin to Target India’s $69 Billion Remittance Market
Cryptocurrency’s first killer application may be well on its way from the rosters of Facebook, a company ironically known for practices contrary to the ethos of decentralized currencies and blockchains, reported South China Morning Post on December 21, 2018.
Canada Encourages Cannabis Sector to Transact Discreetly
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has published a document advising Canadian citizens to use cash to conduct transactions pertaining to cannabis in order to protect personal information.
Justin Sun Urges ConsenSys Staff Facing Lay Offs, To Send their Resumes to the Tron (TRX) Foundation
Two days ago, news emerged that ConsenSys was planning on making significant cuts to its staff due to the prolonged crypto bear market of 2018.
Multi-Blockchain Battle Game 0xWarriors Launches Its Beta
0xWarriors, a new blockchain-based game that designed to function across both the EOS (EOS) and Ethereum (ETH) networks, announced this week that its beta is officially live.
Switzerland Merchants Charged 8% by PayPal Showing Merits of Crypto
PayPal, a leading payments processor valued at over $97 billion, charges merchants high percentage-based fees on top of a flat based fee of 2.9 percent. The high transaction fee of PayPal has led merchants to explore alternatives like crypto to minimize expenses.
Sri Lankan startup Tracified wins scholarship from Founder Institute at Oslo Innovation Week 2018
Dec 22, Colombo: Tracified, an innovative digital platform for food traceability, that uses Blockchain technology to empower both vendors and consumers by providing end-to-end information on food products, was a key highlight at the Oslo Innovation Week 2018.
Who’s Using The Most Bitcoin ATMs
Bitcoin ATMs are now starting to spread globally with the hope that one day, they will become a normal part of our daily lives.
US Congress seeks sanctions on Iran’s cryptocurrency efforts
According to New York-based CoinDesk, a news site specializing in bitcoin and digital currencies, Rep. Mike Gallagher has submitted a bill to the US House of Representatives called ‘Blocking Iran Illicit Finance Act’, calling for imposition of sanctions against Iranian financial institutions and the development and use of Iranian digital currency.
Justin Sun: TRON Has Over 50 DApps, Reaches 100M Transactions in 173 Days
On Thursday, Justin Sun, the founder of TRON, said that the network supports more than 50 decentralized applications (dApps) and is on track to reach 80 dApps in the short-term.