Monthly Archives: January 2020

How Can Blockchain Improve Data Storage?

Compared to traditional cloud servers, decentralized solutions for data storage claim to be secure, private and efficient, but can they address the scalability issue? Cloud servers are able to keep a full record of our lives, storing literally everything from personal photos and videos from our smartphones to work documents. At first glance, this solution makes our lives easier, but some unexpected threats can be found under a shell of comfort and extensive customer care.  Although centralized data storage has its own benefits — higher speed and […]

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SEC Charges $600,000 ICO Project Opporty for Fraudulent Security Offering

A comparatively small initial coin offering project is charged by the SEC for an unregistered security offering, in addition to allegations of fraudulent claims. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Sergii Grybniak, the founder of the initial coin offering (ICO) project Opporty, according to a Jan. 21 press release. Despite raising approximately $600,000, the commission targeted Grybniak for falsely declaring the project as “100% SEC compliant.” Opporty launched its ICO between September and October 2018. The project purported to provide a “blockchain-based ecosystem for small […]

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OKEx at Davos: Blockchain Best Placed to Meet the Needs of the Unbanked

Major crypto exchange OKEx is at the 50th WEF Annual Meeting in Davos this week, promoting blockchain and cryptocurrencies as a new motor for the global financial system. Major cryptocurrency exchange OKEx is at the 50th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos this week, promoting blockchain technology as a new motor for the global financial system. Two presentations — delivered by the OKEx Financial Markets Director Lennix Lai on Jan. 22  at the Russia House 2020 and EmTech Investment Meeting 2020 — focused minds on the […]

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Chinese Experts Suggest Using Blockchain Tech in ‘Social Credit’ System

Chinese experts held a seminar titled “Blockchain technology helps China’s new social credit system” on Jan. 14. Chinese technology experts held a seminar titled “Blockchain technology helps China’s new social credit system” on Jan. 14. English-language news outlet China.org.cn reported on Jan. 22 that over 20 experts from universities, research institutes and businesses attended the event. China’s social credit system is a citizen reputation system that the Chinese government is currently developing. Social credit regional trials began in 2009, while a national pilot started in 2014. Four […]

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Bitcoin Risk-Adjusted Returns Beat Gold, Stocks After Each Halving

Bitcoin is an easy winning bet in terms of risk-adjusted returns compared to gold, stocks, bonds and more, Woobull data reveals. Bitcoin (BTC) outperforms major assets such as gold, real estate and stocks if an investor holds it for just four years, popular data confirms. Highlighting the success of Bitcoin as an investment tool on Jan. 22, veteran cryptographer Nick Szabo noted Bitcoin is so far unmatched compared to many other assets broadly considered profitable.  Szabo: BTC hodlers “have low time preference” Szabo linked to a chart […]

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Japanese Ex-Central Banker: Libra Spurred Us to Take CBDCs Seriously

The former head of payments and settlements at the Bank of Japan says Facebook’s Libra galvanized central banks globally to look seriously into digital currency issuance. The former head of payments and settlements at the Bank of Japan (BOJ) says Facebook’s Libra galvanized central banks globally to look seriously into digital currency issuance. A Jan. 22 Reuters report cited remarks by Hiromi Yamaoka, who reportedly oversaw the BOJ’s research into digital currencies as part of his erstwhile role and continues to communicate closely with international central bank […]

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Singapore Gov’t, Mastercard and Mitsubishi Form Alliance to Digitize Trade

The Singapore government and 16 major trading and manufacturing companies have partnered to promote digitization of international trade. The Singapore government, along with an array of the world’s major financial and manufacturing companies, has formed an alliance to promote the adoption of digital technologies in trade and commerce. According to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Jan. 22, the government of Singapore, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and 16 other companies including Mastercard, Mitsubishi Corporation, DBS Bank, Tokio Marine and Marubeni Corporation have partnered to […]

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Vodafone Becomes 8th Company to Exit Libra Association

After a spate of big names parting ways with the Libra Association late last year such as Paypal, Visa, Mastercard, and Ebay, British telecommunications giant Vodafone has become the latest to bid the ambitious digital asset project farewell. While Vodafone’s statement notes it does not rule out the possibility of working with Libra in the future, a statement issued Tuesday by the Libra Association confirms the exit. Also Read: EU Finance Ministers Place Defacto Ban on Libra Another Big Name Exits the Libra Association The Libra Association‘s […]

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Bitcoin Price Tightens as Traders Prepare for a Second Shot at $9.2K

Bitcoin price nears a decisive move as key indicators on the shorter time frames hint that traders may attempt to push the price above $9.2K. After a strong two week performance that saw Bitcoin (BTC) price rise from $7,700 to $9,200, the top crypto asset appears to be consolidating before making another attempt at $9,200. As this process takes place and Bitcoin’s dominance rate dropped slightly, many altcoins rallied with double-digit gains which brought many to test or even push above their 2-year long descending trendlines.  Most […]

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