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China’s Latest Cryptocurrency Rankings: EOS First, Tron Second, Bitcoin Fifteenth by https://ift.tt/2TqYW8c

“The Chinese CCID Research Institute has for the 11th time published its public ranking of cryptocurrencies. The top three consists of EOS, Tron and Ethereum. Bitcoin arrives at place 15. CCID Blockchain Research Institute released its Global Public Chain Technology Evaluation Index once again.”

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5 Crypto Myths That Could Be Costing You a Fortune by https://ift.tt/2HDHLhZ

“The mainstream media pushes scary crypto myths because they’re an easy way to get pageviews. But if you actually buy into those myths, you could miss out on one of the greatest investment opportunities of our lifetimes. Below, I’ll debunk five crypto myths that are losing you money.”

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‘Bitcoin Bank’ Silvergate Says Crypto Client Base Climbed 122% in 2018 by https://ift.tt/2Fss8Id

“Silvergate Bank, which bills itself as the “leading provider of innovative financial infrastructure solutions and services to participants in the digital currency industry,” has disclosed in a preliminary prospectus filed with the U.S.”

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41% of Tech Companies are Likely to Implement Blockchain Technology Before 2021, Reveals KPMG by https://ift.tt/2VLGIzT

 

“Leading financial auditing and tax firm, KPMG, has released the findings of its 2019 ‘Technology Industry Innovation Survey’, which asked over 740 tech companies from 12 different countries how likely they were to implement blockchain technology within the next 36 months.”

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Russia to Introduce Special Crypto Regulations for ‘Russian Offshores’ by https://ift.tt/2tR3SZD

“The new set of measures in respect to the development of “Russian offshores” will affect digital assets, major Russian news agency TASS reported on Mar. 1.”

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HTC’s Exodus smartphone is about much more than Bitcoin by https://ift.tt/2IGcEnj

“That was my first reaction when I read about the HTC Exodus last year. It felt like a wild, foolish bet from a company that’s struggling for sales and relevancy in the mobile space. But then I spoke with Phil Chen, the company’s “Decentralized Chief Officer.”

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HTC’s Exodus smartphone is about much more than Bitcoin by https://ift.tt/2IGcEnj

“That was my first reaction when I read about the HTC Exodus last year. It felt like a wild, foolish bet from a company that’s struggling for sales and relevancy in the mobile space. But then I spoke with Phil Chen, the company’s “Decentralized Chief Officer.”

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Understanding IOTA, Tangle and the Coordinator Node

“IOTA is a the native currency on a network designed for the Internet-of-Things. The IOTA team aims to solve the scaling problems of current generation blockchains by implementing what they call the “tangle” or Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG). With IOTA there are no dedicated miners involved or needed in the process of verifying network transactions unlike Bitcoin or the vast majority of other blockchains. In the place of miners, with each transaction that is made on the IOTA network, the iginal creator of the transaction must verify two other transactions on the network. In a way, the miners and users are one in the same. Each transaction requires a small amount of Proof of Work to be done on their part in order to participate on the network. There are no fees in the traditional sense when a transaction takes place, only a small amount of the senders processing power in return for a secured network.…”

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3 Ways Blockchain is Changing Cybersecurity by https://is.gd/gjixZL

 

 

The tech sector is looking at new uses for blockchain, and information security is one area that holds promise. Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies are making their way from the dark alleys of SilkRoad and AlphaBay into the mainstream.

Suddenly, investing in these digital currencies has become something of a fad, with hedge fundsand Wall Street pundits getting on board.

As someone who works in IT and sees both the behavior of customers and platforms, there is a clear trend — though anecdotal — of more interest over both new cryptocurrencies and consequently, matters that relate to safety and privacy.

While digital currencies may provide a new and substantial investment vehicle, the greater revolution may not be through Bitcoin, but through the blockchain technology upon which it is built. Suddenly blockchain is being suggested as a solution for everything from farming to climate change, and from real estate to VR content marketing.

 

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