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Stellar XLM Surges 17% Amidst Market Recovery and Increased Adoption

Stellar’s XLM surged 17% on Friday as the overall cryptocurrency markets posted gains, led by XRP, which was up 55% on a 24-hour trading period at the time of writing. The price rise of Stellar comes as the cryptocurrency is seeing increased…
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IBM Patent Eyes Blockchain for Drone Fleet Security

Computing giant and prolific blockchain researcher IBM has applied to patent a system that would use distributed ledger technology (DLT) to address privacy and security concerns associated with the increasing usage of drones in both commercial…
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Alibaba’s Jack Ma: Blockchain is Meaningless without Disruption in Manufacturing, Society

Jack Ma, founder and CEO of Alibaba Group Holding, has said that the blockchain is meaningless if it can’t transform the manufacturing industry and society. Alibaba Jack Ma Expects Blockchain to Create a Greener, More Inclusive Society Chinese…
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Bitcoin is 300 Times Cheaper Than Wire Transfers, Banks Take 83% Profit

Since 2017, so-called “experts” in the finance sector have criticized Bitcoin for being too expensive. Yet, banks are pocketing 83 percent profit on every wire transfer. According to Bank of America’s official data, the $302 billion bank…
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No Plans to Regulate Cryptocurrency From UK Government

The recent reports regarding the crypto situation in the UK indicate that the country’s government has yet to make a formal assessment of potential consequences of the changes in the value of numerous cryptocurrencies. The Consequences…
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World Economic Forum Outlines Over 65 Blockchain Use Cases for Environmental Protection

The World Economic Forum (WEF) foundation has outlined more than 65 blockchain use cases for solving the “most pressing” environmental challenges, in a report published September 14. In the report, titled “Building Block(chain)s for a…
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ECB Has No Plans to Launch Digital Currency Due to Blockchain Immaturity

The European Central Bank (ECB) is not issuing a digital currency any time soon, according to President Mario Draghi. He’s argued that the blockchain technology is not mature enough for such a level of responsibility and physical cash…
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Firefox, Brave Browser Creator: We HODL Crypto, Not Affected by Bear Market

The creator of Brave Browser, Firefox, and the JavaScript programming language Brendan Each recently invited crypto research firm the London Letter to Brave Software’s downtown San Francisco headquarters for an interview. In the candid interview,…
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Hong Kong Jeweler Introduces Blockchain App for Diamond Authentication

Hong Kong jewelry company Chow Tai Fook has partnered with Gemological Institute of America (GIA) to create a blockchain-based app that will enable customers to ascertain the origin and authenticity of stones purchased. This development brings…
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Indian Government Approves Bank’s Blockchain Research

The Republic of India may be taking a deeper look at how it can use blockchain technology. India’s Union Cabinet – an executive decision-making body composed of senior government officials and led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi – said…