Newly Announced Partnership With Unity Game Engine Company Can Potentially Drive Ethereum Adoption

AppCoins, an Ethereum-based platform trying to disintermediate in-app transactions, recently partnered with Unity, the company that created the software that half of all the games rely on. Both the developers and the users suffer from the presence of intermediaries in the in-app payments market. Developers — for instance — only […]

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Columbia University, IBM Launch Two Accelerator Programs for Blockchain Enterprises

IBM and Columbia University have announced two blockchain accelerator programs that aim to help startups in the space innovate at scale, according to an IBM news release Nov. 19. Both programs form part of the Columbia-IBM Center for Blockchain and Data Transparency, a joint innovation center that was established by […]

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Poll: Interest in Crypto as Payment Method Makes Small Inroads Among Moscow Residents

Five percent of Moscow residents who use non-cash methods of payment are open to using cryptocurrencies, according to a recently conducted survey, Forbes Russia reported Nov. 13. The investigation into the e-payment market in Moscow was carried out by Russian payment service Yandex.Money and the Moscow Information Technology Department (ITD). […]

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Forthcoming Crypto Fund Extremely Bullish on Crypto Infrastructure and Adoption

A cryptocurrency fund that is scheduled for launch early next year believes that the current slump in prices is distracting people from the ever-growing adoption rates of both consumers and investors alike. Circuit Capital has also created an index to measure mainstream adoption of blockchain-related technologies. Circuit Capital Index Shows […]

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Malaysia’s Education Ministry Sets up University Degree Verification System via Blockchain

The Ministry of Education (MoE) of Malaysia is establishing a University Consortium to combat degree fraud using blockchain, the ministry announced in a tweet Nov. 8. According to the ministry’s tweet, the system is designed to issue and verify the authenticity of university-issued degrees. The new government-backed consortium will initially […]

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Here’s How We Expect Bitcoin Adoption Should Impact Market Growth

  Listen Here – https://soundcloud.com/cryptodaily/heres-how-we-expect-bitcoin-adoption-should-impact-market-growth When we think of Bitcoin adoption, we tend to focus on the price rally that will no doubt come with it. When people in the mainstream start using Bitcoin to buy normal products, the price of Bitcoin will fly as more people start to buy and […]

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US CFTC Chairman: DLT Can Help Regulators Better Oversee Markets

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Christopher Giancarlo said in a speech Nov. 7, that technological advances, including Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), could help regulators better oversee trading markets. Giancarlo delivered his speech titled “Quantitative Regulation:  Effective Market Regulation in a Digital Era” at the FinTech Week conference […]

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Port Authority of Valencia Joins Maersk, IBM Blockchain Project for Shipping

The Port Authority of Valencia (PAV), Spain, has integrated into the TradeLens platform, a blockchain ecosystem jointly developed by IBM and shipping giant Maersk, according to an official announcement published Nov. 5. Launched in August 2018, the TradeLens platform applies blockchain technology to global supply chains. The product aims to […]

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Apple Removes Crypto Podcast Reportedly Ranked #4 in ‘Investing’ From US iTunes Store

The podcast hosted by Morgan Creek Digital partner and crypto analyst Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano, “Off the Chain,” has apparently been removed from the U.S. iTunes store Nov. 5. The podcast reportedly soared to 4th place for podcasts in the “investing” category in the U.S iTunes store, before it was “mysteriously” […]

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Bitcoin [BTC] will gain mass adoption after it solves scalability and privacy challenges, says Litecoin [LTC]’s Charlie Lee

In a recent podcast interview, Charlie Lee, the founder of Litecoin, addressed Bitcoin’s scalability problems while talking about the mass adoption of cryptocurrencies. Charlie Lee said that Bitcoin succeeded because it brought in the notion of decentralization to life through Distributed Ledger Technology and that is why every other form […]

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