Bitcoin.com and ViaBTC Claim SegWit Support is Overblown

Bitcoin.com and ViaBTC Claim SegWit Support is Overblown   The percentage of Bitcoin’s network hashrate signaling support for Bitcoin Unlimited has more than doubled from 16 percent to 35 percent over the past month. During this period, various Bitcoin businesses and organizations have become increasingly critical of Bitcoin Unlimited’s concept of Emergent Consensus. Emergent Consensus…

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Bitcoin Adoption in Thailand Led by Tourism Industry

Bitcoin Adoption in Thailand Led by Tourism Industry   The Bitcoin scaling debate affects some businesses more than others, but few real-world businesses have the volume to watch Bitcoin’s momentum react to it like the tourist hotspot, the Pattaya Beer Garden. Bitcoin.com discussed adoption trends in Thailand with Peter Noid, the proprietor of this large…

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Japanese Government Develops Blockchain Evaluation Method

Japanese Government Develops Blockchain Evaluation Method   In light of the hype and lack of clarity surrounding blockchain, one of Japan’s government ministries has developed a methodology for evaluating projects in the industry. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) published details about the methodology, which was created by the Information Economy Division of the ministry’s Commerce and Information…

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Three Main Factors Behind Bitcoin’s Latest $1220 Growth

Three Main Factors Behind Bitcoin’s Latest $1220 Growth   Bitcoin price recovered to the $1,200 range for the first time since April 13. At its peak, Bitcoin price surpassed $1,220, reaching $1,222 on most major Bitcoin exchanges. Major factor: Japanese market The Japanese Bitcoin exchange market has experienced an increasing demand for Bitcoin over the…

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Delaware Could Introduce Pro-Blockchain Corporate Law

Delaware Could Introduce Pro-Blockchain Corporate Law   Delaware, one of the hottest jurisdictions for incorporating companies, and the home to some of the leading corporates plans to streamline corporate governance by promoting blockchain adoption. According to a regional media outlet, the Delaware General Assembly could soon make necessary amendments to the state’s corporate law, facilitating…

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Dubai To Implement Citywide Blockchain Payments System

Dubai To Implement Citywide Blockchain Payments System   The Smart Dubai Office, a government-backed initiative led by the Crown Prince of Dubai has partnered a FinTech specialist firm to implement a citywide payments platform based on blockchain technology. The government initiative has entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with FinTech consulting and development firm Avanza…

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OneCoin Affiliate Blocked in Germany, Warned With €1.5 Mln Fine

OneCoin Affiliate Blocked in Germany, Warned With €1.5 Mln Fine   Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has blocked the accounts of a OneCoin satellite firm for operating without a license. In a statement published last week, the authority confirmed that the bank accounts of IMS International Marketing Services GmbH were to be frozen, “effectively…

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How Blockchain Could End Travel Industry Pain Points

How Blockchain Could End Travel Industry Pain Points   Trond Vidar Bjorøy heads new product development and implementation for Nordic markets at travel management firm ATPI. In this opinion piece, Vidar Bjorøy argues that blockchain can eliminate a number of pain points for both travellers and travel companies. At this point, most blockchain enthusiasts know that…

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Ethereum Price Technical Analysis: Gaining Steam

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis: Gaining Steam   Ethereum price traded positively during the past few sessions versus the US Dollar and Bitcoin, and now ETH/USD is preparing for a move above $50. Key Highlights ETH price looks like gaining bids for a move higher above the $50 handle against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted contracting triangle…

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