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blockchainBlockchain 3.0 with Directed Acyclic Graphs (DAG) for ten of thousands of transactions per second

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Bitcoin was Blockchain 1.0 and the decentralized Ethereum is Blockchain 2.0 and Blockchain 3.0 could be Direct Acyclic Graph (DAG). In mathematics and computer science, a directed acyclic graph, is a finite directed graph with no directed cycles. It consists …

businessSingularity University funded with $32 million

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Singularity University (SU), a California Benefit Corporation that educates individuals and organizations on navigating accelerating technological change, today announced that it has closed $32 million in Series B funding co-led by WestRiver Group and Boeing with participation from Silicon …

bitcoinHow to profit from the Recent Crypto Carnage

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The Bitcoin bubble seems to be bursting. The bottom has fallen out, just as it did in the DotCom bubble in 2000. But investors shouldn’t give up on cryptocurrencies: this is just the beginning. Take a look at the below …

blockchainChina global lead in Fintech and Mobile Payments

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Mobile payments are just one of seven key markets for China’s booming fintech industry. Fintech is short for “financial technology” and refers to the application of technology within the financial services industry. This is information from a Brookings Institution piece, …

futureIBM doubling qubits every 8 months and ecommerce cryptography at risk in 7-15 years

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IBM Research announced a 50 qubit quantum computer system in November, 2017. In a presentation in Sept, 2017, IBM indicated that they are doubling qubits every 8 months. If IBM maintains th 8 month qubit doubling rate then they will …

bitcoinBlockchain Technology Concepts Explained

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the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a straightforward introduction to blockchain, which underpins Bitcoin and other digital currencies. (59 pages) A blockchain is essentially a decentralized ledger that maintains transaction records on many computers simultaneously. Once …

bitcoinRobinhood will allow Bitcoin and Ethereum to be traded without transaction fees starting February

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Robinhood, stock trading app, will let you buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum without any added transaction fees starting in February, compared to Coinbase’s 1.5 to 4 percent fees in the US. You can now monitor and invest in cryptocurrencies, …

bitcoinGoogle Trends searches for Cryptocurrency and other terms

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Google Trends shows the how searches for cryptocurrency, bitcoin, ethereum and bitcoin bubble have gone up over the past few months.

blockchainJibrel encodes compliance with financial regulations into tokenized currencies -US dollars and Korean Won

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Nextbigfuture interview with Talal Tabbaa who is the Jibrel BizDev Lead and co-founder. JCash is launching tokenized US dollar and Korean Won. Working with three to four banks (tier1 and tier 2 banks). They are trying to go through roughly …

bitcoinBitcoin is about half its December 17 peak price and is under $10,000

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Bitcoin has dropped below $10,000. This about half of the price it reached on December 17. The peak price was about an interday price of 19600. Almost all other cryptocurrency are off 15-50%. This is the second day of a …