The ASIC Debate Heats Up As Mining Gets More Centralized

In 2013 the first Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) entered the marketplace for Bitcoin mining. These chips, which are vastly more powerful than the GPUs used up to that point, quickly transformed Bitcoin mining from an obscure activity by crypto advocates into a major corporate enterprise. In addition to selling the ASIC miners, manufacturers quickly […]

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Blockchain 3.0 Conference In Korea Highlights Technology’s Wider Social Context

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. This is a sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Hundreds of leaders from around the world gathered for The Blockchain 3.0 Conference in Seoul, […]

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Bridging Markets and Reviving lost Demand Finally Becomes a Reality with INGOT – CoinSpectator Blog

INGOT Group has created a first- of-its-kind blockchain ecosystem named INGOT Coin that promises to link the existing financial markets and the rapidly emerging crypto markets like never before. INGOT Group claims that this specialized ecosystem will make the customers more confident and increase market liquidity, while providing more efficient market pricing and access to […]

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Defined Regulations Main Factor For Crypto Exchanges When Choosing Country

Thanks to its well-defined regulatory framework, Malta now accounts for the largest share of cryptocurrency trading volume in the world. This conclusion comes from a Business Insider report Sunday, Apr 29, that cites a recent research done by the Morgan Stanley bank. A team of Morgan Stanley researchers, led by analyst Sheena Shah, has conducted […]

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Australian Securities Exchange Targets 2020 for DLT Rollout

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is moving closer to replacing its CHESS clearing and settlement system with a distributed ledger-based alternative. Details about the system’s progression toward production launch were included in an 87-page consultation paper published Friday, which included a timeline for when the switch will be made as well as descriptions of the types of […]

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Jewelers, Diamond Dealers Turn To Blockchain For Increased Transparency, Traceability

Image: Engagement ring, Pexels A consortium of gold and diamond industry leaders and IBM are launching the TrustChain initiative to trace the provenance and authenticate diamonds, precious metals and jewelry at all stages of the global supply chain, from the mine to the retailer. TrustChain Initiative In addition to IBM, the firms involved in the […]

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