Blockchain

MrBitcoin December 16, 2019

As Bitcoin has stalled, so too has the second-largest cryptocurrency, Ethereum (ETH). The popular altcoin has collapsed by some 50% from the year-to-date peak seen earlier this year just like Bitcoin, being crushed under the weight of a copious amount of PlusToken reserve liquidations and other sources of selling pressure hurting bulls. Despite the strong […]

MrBitcoin December 15, 2019

Ever since the game CryptoKitties was released in November 2017, the concept of nonfungible token has been ingrained in the minds of developers and investors in the crypto community. However, 2019 has been the year that NFTs have gained mainstream attention. And it should come as no surprise that even huge, multinational companies are currently […]

MrBitcoin December 9, 2019

Distributed ledger technology, colloquially termed “blockchain,” is making a bold promise to help bring the trade industry into the digital age. To help shed light on the intricate workings of the technology and the role that it is playing in the international trade industry, Trade Finance Global partnered up with the World Trade Organization earlier […]

MrBitcoin December 8, 2019

The global luxury jewelry industry and the mining industry are exploring blockchain technology to improve efficiency, tracking of materials, and enhancing transparency. Most importantly, the aim of using blockchain technology includes protecting miners’ health and the environment. NYT: “Blockchain Is a Growing Niche Within the Global Jewelry Industry” The World Gold Council indicates that the […]

MrBitcoin December 6, 2019

Brazil’s tax agency, the Department of Federal Revenue (RFB), published a new tax code that specifies fines for taxpayers who fail to declare their Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency transactions. On Dec. 6, Cointelegraph Brasil reported that the new crypto tax code is a further follow-up to provisions made by the RFB in August that require […]

MrBitcoin December 4, 2019

Ethereum developers have proposed a hard fork, named Muir Glacier, that should address the impending Ice Age, which could cause a significant slowdown on the Ethereum mainnet. In an Ethereum improvement proposal at the end of November, Ethereum developer James Hancock wrote that the proposed Ethereum Muir Glacier hard fork would push back the mechanism, […]

MrBitcoin December 2, 2019

Crypto markets are still cooling off from a massive bout of FOMO that originated from China last month. The state’s new endorsement of blockchain technology sent a shock wave of excitement throughout the space, as the nation prepares to launch its own sovereign digital currency. But is this move really a good thing for the […]

MrBitcoin November 24, 2019

Bitcoin’s inception in 2009 introduced the concept of hard money to the world. A peer-to-peer financial settlement system which is free from centralized control. It also gave an insight into a system that democratizes data storage – blockchain. It is called today is the bedrock on which Bitcoin functions.  Made up of two words, ‘block’ […]

MrBitcoin November 20, 2019

Use of blockchain technology in healthcare is expected to boom over the next few years. A recent report into the industry anticipates a massive $890.5 million being spent on blockchain systems across the global sector by 2023. Expected to lead the adoption of blockchain technology in healthcare is the Asia-Pacific region. Governments of the region […]

MrBitcoin November 20, 2019

London-based crypto data provider CryptoCompare has updated its crypto Exchange Benchmark, removing Binance cryptocurrency exchange from the list of the top 10 exchanges. Binance, the second biggest crypto exchange by daily trade volume to date, is not included in the CryptoCompare’s list as the rankings do not rely on aggregate volume data in its analysis, […]