LG will Launch a Blockchain Smartphone to Compete with Samsung

According to a person familiar with the company, the South Korean manufacturer LG is currently working with several blockchain engineers to develop a smartphone dedicated to this new technology. Remember that in July, the mobile phone operator LG U + (the telecom branch of LG Group) announced that it would begin to offer a mobile phone insurance using blockchain technology.He …

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Irony of the year:«Satoshi Nakamoto» Gave up Half of his Bitcoins

The man who claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto condemned giving up half of his bitcoins We have heard recently about entrepreneur Craig Wright, who calls himself Satoshi Nakamoto. He was sentenced to pay nearly $ 5 billion to the family of a former partner with whom he allegedly mined about 1 million bitcoins. According to US trial judge Bruce Reinhart, …

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Rwanda will Create its Own Digital Currency

The Rwandan central bank is looking into creating a digital currency to boost the country’s economic growth. The People’s Bank of China announced that its digital currency could “be considered ready”, without specifying an exact date for its launch. It should also be remembered that the Bank of Canada and the Monetary Authority of Singapore have also successfully completed the …

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Barclays and Coinbase:End of Partnership

According to sources at CoinDesk, Barclays, the London-based World Bank, no longer works with the Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange. An amazing cooperation In 2018, we were amazed by the partnership between Barclays and Coinbase. Actually, the agreement between Barclays and Coinbase represented a big step forward for the bank, a sector that many other banks have so far rejected to be …

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S-Coin:Seoul Plans to Launch a Cryptocurrency by November

According to a report by the local newspaper Blockinpress.com cited by several specialized media, the South Korean capital, Seoul, plans to launch a cryptocurrency by November. Support from the public administrations Already in 2018, Park Won-soon, the mayor of Seoul, announced his intention to move a dozen administrative services on the blockchain by 2022. A project estimated at more than …

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Coinbase:Exploring Support for New Digital Assets

In a blog note published on Monday, Coinbase has announced to explore the support of 8 new digital assets on its platform namely Algorand, Cosmos, Dash, Decred, Matic, Harmony, Ontology and Waves. Offering support for all assets…. First of all, let’s remember that in July, the American firm started offering trading signals to help its clients optimize their investment strategy. …

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Bitcoin:15% Remaining to Be Mined

The Bitcoin network has already distributed 85% of the total supply of bitcoins to minors; only 15% left to be mined The inventor of Bitcoin has chosen a very particular method to put Bitcoins in circulation: mining. We are talking about “miner bitcoin” because just as to get out of the gold of a mine, it takes time and effort …

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Ripple Expands UBRI Program to Japan

Ripple is announcing the University Blockchain Research Initiative  (UBRI) has expanded its global presence to Japan 33 University Partners Across 14 Countries In February, Ripple announced that 11 new faculties, including Stanford University, Princeton CITP, and Korea University, had joined the program, launched in June 2018. For its part, since the beginning of the year, the University of Tokyo offers …

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Facebook:Only 2% of Americans would trust on Libra

After a study by CivicScience, it turns out that the vast majority of Americans have doubts about Facebook’s future cryptocurrency. Like other cryptocurrencies, the Libra would only get the confidence of 2% of respondents. Moreover, in its latest quarterly report, Facebook has warned its investors that nothing yet guaranteed that its cryptocurrency Libra would be launched one day. Still complicated… …

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NY Times:Fighting against Fake News with Blockchain

The New York Times wants to use the blockchain to guarantee the provenance of digital files and fight against fake news. Blockchain is immutable Last year, several major media outlets such as Forbes and the Associated Press (AP) joined forces with the startup Civil Media to protect their news articles with the blockchain. This time, it is NY Times who …

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