Bitcoin [BTC] mining uses additional electricity that would otherwise go to waste, reveals research

One of the biggest arguments levied against Bitcoin [BTC] is that its mining process consumes a lot of energy for something that a lot of individuals say has no value. Maintaining the network took 4.7 GigaWatts of power, which naysayers say consumes more electricity than close to 160 individual countries. However, research has emerged that shows that Bitcoin mining might […]

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Self-Styled Self-Help Guru Shamelessly Uses Bitcoin Price Crash to Hawk Products

In a sickly article posted to Business Insider, a self-styled, self-help guru and author of the book, “I Will Teach You to Be Rich”, has used the recent Bitcoin price crash as an excuse to advertise his “right attitude, right results” rhetoric. In his thinly-veiled advertorial, Ramit Sethi views the Bitcoin price performance through the narrowest blinkers imaginable and states […]

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The Namahe Project uses Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Technology to Change the Face of Supply Chain Management

The Namahe Fintech startup makes use of the most excellent quality A.I solutions from industry giants such as IBM, Google, and others to manage goods in the supply chain optimally. The Namahe platform has announced a strategic partnership with Adqura, an artificial intelligence platform. The platform which will be fully launched in 2019, has existing partnerships with IBM and TensorFlow. […]

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Argentina’s Banco Masventas Uses Bitcoin to Settle Cross-Border Transactions

Most cryptocurrency enthusiasts have shown an interest in this form of money because of its global appeal. It is the only form of money which can reliably be sent across the world without having to deal with currency conversions or country borders. Argentina’s Banco Masventas has acknowledged this, as the institution now relies on Bitcoin to settle cross-border transactions. Bitcoin and Banking can Work Together […]

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BBVA Bank Successfully Uses Blockchain Technology to Issue a Corporate Loan

Spain’s second-largest bank, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), has reportedly started using blockchain technology, also known as a distributed ledger, to issue loans. The first such loan, worth €75 million ($91 million), was disbursed a few days ago, in April 2018. BBVA released a public announcement on April 26, 2018, on its website, confirming that it had successfully managed to […]

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UNICEF Australia’s Website Uses Your Browser to Mine Monero and Aid Rohingya Refugees

UNICEF, a humanitarian and development agency that aims to protect the safety and inclusion of all disadvantaged children globally through voluntary donations, is catching onto the benefits of cryptocurrency. The organization is making use of monero mining to fulfill their mission; “All children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better […]

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Subsidiary company Alibaba uses Blockchain in logistics

Giant Chinese Internet commercial company Alibaba announced that the implementation of Blockchain technology has been successfully applied in Lynx International. According to Beijing News, Blockchain technology is different from other digital systems, in an interview with this publication, Lynx technical manager Tang Ren said: "Although the concept of Blockchain is new, it has a very wide range of uses. We […]

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