Day: May 19, 2019

Advantages of Securing IoT Devices with Blockchain, Explained By Andreas Antonopoulos

Andreas Antonopoulos, a widely-followed Bitcoin (BTC) specialist, has argued that using blockchain to solve internet of things (IoT)-related security issues may not have any significant benefits. Antonopoulos, whose comments came during a recent Q&A session, published on May 17, 2019, said it’s possible that a traditional database management system could […]

Analyst: Crypto Markets May Be Gearing Up for Massive Surge as Bitcoin Continues Climbing

Bitcoin has been on the up-and-up for several weeks and is now once again nearing the $8,000 region despite facing increased selling pressure earlier this week. Despite BTC’s upwards momentum, the aggregated crypto markets have generally failed to outperform Bitcoin since it first began surging.Regardless, one analyst is now expressing […]

Blockchain-Enabled Chinese Yuan Could Increase Governmental Oversight, Investor Argues

The Chinese government has been closely studying blockchain technology in order to determine whether the immutable distributed ledger can be used to streamline routine business processes. However, Chinese authorities have expressed concerns regarding the use of cryptocurrencies in financing illicit activities and potentially disrupting the country’s $12 trillion economy by […]

Ripple’s xCurrent is kind of SWIFT 2.0, says CEO Brad Garlinghouse

Ripple’s three unique software products, xCurrent, xRapid and RippleNet have propelled significant adoption as well price rise for its native crypto-asset, XRP. The US-based technology firm aims to provide its users with “crypto-banking experience” with the aforementioned products. In a recent panel discussion, at the Swiss National Bank Conference, Brad Garlinghouse, […]

The End of the Bitcoin (BTC) and Crypto Winter Is Here

If 2018 was the ‘crypto winter’, 2019 is set to be the ‘crypto spring’ as the market is finally bouncing back. According to our latest report by cryptocurrency OTC trading brokerage HiveEx.com, the crypto winter has refused to let sentiment die, with innovation, funding, new launches and trading continuing to […]