Blockchain

MrBitcoin August 17, 2019

Blockchain project NEO is considering integrating Celer Network’s (CELR) layer-two scaling protocol to improve scalability. Faster transactions, more possibilities As industry-focused news outlet Crypto Briefing reported on Aug. 17, John Wang, NEO’s director of Eco Growth, said that integration with Celer is under discussion. Celer’s platform is a solution that enables faster off-chain transactions both […]

MrBitcoin August 13, 2019

A soon-to-launch cryptocurrency derivatives exchange has raised $4.3 million from major investors such as the cryptocurrency platform Coinbase and the investment firm SV Angel. The exchange Blade is scheduled to launch in three weeks’ time. Blade’s funding and plans come by way of a Tech Crunch report on Aug. 12. The report notes that in […]

MrBitcoin August 7, 2019

Major Chinese city Shenzhen has issued nearly six million blockchain-based invoices in a year since their inception in Aug. 2018. Shenzhen processed around $550 million through blockchain invoices in a year According to a report by state news agency Xinhua on Aug. 6, more than 5,300 local companies in 113 sectors have joined Guangzhou’s blockchain […]

MrBitcoin July 19, 2019

Privacy-focused digital currency Zcash (ZEC) has forked into a new blockchain network dubbed Ycash, whose total supply amounts to 21 million coins. According to a tweet by the Ycash Foundation, the first block of Ycash was mined today, July 19, at 7:36:51 PM PDT. Ycash forked off Zcash blockchain at block height 570,000 and is […]

MrBitcoin July 16, 2019

Internet crowdsourcing company Share Internet Data Ltd (SID) has partnered with private equity firm LDJ Capital to launch a blockchain-based digital banking solution. The new digital banking app is called LDJ Digital, according to a press release on July 16. According to the announcement, LDG Digital can function as a debit card and it supports […]

MrBitcoin July 7, 2019

According to the Wall Street Journal, The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is expected to update its guidance on Bitcoin tax treatment within weeks. In the meantime, members of the U.S. Congress fear that the U.S. is falling behind other nations in the crypto industry. This fear is prompting them to consider bills to clarify legal […]

MrBitcoin July 5, 2019

Tech giant Oracle and the World Bee Project are developing a blockchain-based sustainability assurance system for honey on the supply chain, according to a report by Ledger Insights on July 5. The honey-tracing blockchain will reportedly be developed on the Oracle Blockchain Platform. According to the report, this partnership aims to launch a “BeeMark” label, […]

MrBitcoin July 4, 2019

One of the big attractions to Bitcoin is its ability to bypass the banking system. The likes of doom monger, Nouriel Roubini, still bash BTC in favor of a largely unprincipled banking system where the top get richer at the expense of the bottom. Banks are far from infallible by nature, and the number of […]

MrBitcoin July 3, 2019

The United Nations is working on blockchain solutions for sustainable urban development in Afghanistan, according to a report from tech news site The Sociable, published on July 2. Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General reportedly told The Sociable that the United Nations Office of Communication and Information Technologies (UN-OICT) is developing blockchain solutions for […]