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The World of Finance May Start Using Ethereum to Set Interest Rates

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One of the most important metrics in the world of finance, LIBOR, is being phased out due to banks supplying false data. One potential replacement, an Ethereum fork, would bridge...

Digital Checks Feature Could Give XRP Ledger Even More Utility

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Ripple’s XRP Ledger may soon add a promising new feature called “Checks,” according to recent discussions between blockchain validators. How Checks Work As the name suggests, XRP Checks are very...

Ethereum 2.0 Is Still Going Strong, Developer Danny Ryan Suggests

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Ethereum 2.0, a significant upgrade to the Ethereum blockchain, is still on track, according to project developer Danny Ryan. His blog post on the subject does not reveal any new...

Controversial AI Firm Awarded $500,000 Contract for Coronavirus Tracing

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Privacy campaigners and civil rights groups have been rightly flagging their concerns about state surveillance resulting from coronavirus “track-and-trace” endeavors. The U.K. now appears to be stepping up its efforts...

Ren Protocol Launches, Bringing Non-Custodial Bitcoin to Ethereum

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A week after its competitor tBTC faltered, Ren Protocol’s much-awaited mainnet on Ethereum is finally live. The protocol brings Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to Ethereum in a non-custodial manner. Ren...

Polkadot Goes Live After Three Years of Development

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Polkadot has gone live with its first “chain candidate,” a nearly-complete version of its blockchain. The blockchain has been under development since 2017, at which time it raised $140 million...

Can AI and Blockchain Technology Stop Coronavirus?

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Ocean Protocol’s hackathon has brought together a so-called trifecta of technologies to combat the spread of coronavirus. Launched in April, projects using blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things...

The Bitcoin Halving Slashed the Network’s Hashrate

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Bitcoin’s hashrate has declined since the halving—an expected result of reduced block rewards. The falling network hashrate has a few interesting implications. The halving reduced miner block rewards from 12.5...