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June 11, 2021 / tehnology

Central Banks Of France And Switzerland To Test Cross-Border Transactions With CBDC

The pilot involves the not yet launched digital euro for business, the Swiss franc, and an intermediate instrument of French Central Bank based on distributed ledger technology (DLT). On the website of the Swiss National Bank, information appeared that it, together with the Central Bank of France (Banque de France) and representatives of the private […]

May 10, 2021 / tehnology

Is State Crypto An Oxymoron Or The Future Of Fiat Money?

Central bank digital currency or CBDC based on distributed (blockchain) and centralized ledgers, are widely discussed over many countries. For the first time, they were talked about as a “legalized alternative” to public and private cryptocurrencies, while retaining some of the functionality and technical characteristics. The turnover of the latter, as before, is not fully […]

March 6, 2021 / tehnology

Millions Of Dollars For Memes: NFT Boom Is Coming

Investors have spent over $ 100 million on non-fungible tokens over the past month. To date, the number of wallets that participate in such transactions has exceeded 220 thousand. This investment segment is growing rapidly: according to NonFungible.com service, the market for such tokens grew by 300% in 2020 compared with 2019. NFT or non-fungible […]

February 12, 2021 / tehnology

Blockchain 50: Forbes Published A Rating Of Major Blockchain Companies

Forbes just published a list of 50 major global companies that are most actively using blockchain in their work. Forbes #Blockchain50 revealed: The 50 companies outpacing the competition using Bitcoin and the underlying blockchain https://t.co/rPtndiMzAF pic.twitter.com/mtWDd7gc5b — Forbes (@Forbes) February 3, 2021 Blockchain Industry Drivers Forbes is publishing its blockchain market research for the third […]

November 16, 2020 / tehnology

Effects Of Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork

Against the background of the implemented update, the cryptocurrency rate went down. On November 15 a hard fork took place in the network of one of the most capitalized cryptocurrencies – Bitcoin Cash. As a result of the event, the blockchain of the asset was split into two chains BCHN and BCHABC. Information about this appeared […]

November 13, 2020 / tehnology

Сoronavirus Helped To Develop Market Of Commercial Blockchain Solutions

A new study published by the World Trade Organization Blockchain & DLT in Trade notes that more than 80% of companies in the distributed ledger technology segment have improved their performance amid the pandemic. The need for online solutions and remote satisfaction of demand has accelerated many processes and implementations. Experts focus on two areas […]

October 31, 2020 / tehnology

How Ethereum 2.0 Launch Will Affect ETH Price

How should the first phase to POS algorithm be launched? First, the official testnet, with concurrent support for major Ethereum clients, needs to run smoothly for 3 months. Given the launch date, we could see Ethereum 2.0 on November 4. But on August 16, due to a glitch in the Prysm client, the testnet split […]

June 1, 2020 / tehnology

What is Segregated Witness (SegWit)

Segregated Witness (Segwit) – a solution that aims to increase network scalability. It will be easier to understand this concept considering the structure of Bitcoin transaction. It consists of two parts: Basic information (who senders, to whom, amount); Information of the witness, which contains a special cryptographic code (signature). The witness part was a problem for […]

May 18, 2020 / tehnology

Unplanned Fork Occurs In Ethereum 2.0 Testnet

Schlesi’s test network developer for Ethereum 2.0, Afri Schoedon, reported a crash that resulted in an unplanned fork in the testnet. The problem appeared on May 17, when the Geth client stopped synchronizing with other clients and began to build an alternative blockchain. Recall that in order to start the launch of the zero phase […]

May 2, 2020 / tehnology

Bitcoin Will Be Available For DeFi-Projects Soon

Within two weeks, the launch of the tBTC token (ERC-20) is expected, which will be provided by Bitcoins. The project is supported by MakerDao, Uniswap, Compound, and other DeFi services. The new token is a joint project of Keep Network and Summa. Its task is to open a decentralized finance market for Bitcoin owners. The […]

April 24, 2020 / tehnology

The Second Chance For Ethereum: When Will ETH Rate Rise

Ethereum is the second cryptocurrency by market cap, which price follows Bitcoin exchange rate. But if BTC was able to rise to $ 14,000 after crypto winter, Ethereum rate did not even reach $ 400. What is ETH missing to make the price rise? DeFi The decentralized finance market began to emerge in the fall of […]

April 18, 2020 / tehnology

What Is UTXO On The Bitcoin Network

Unspent Transaction Output (UTXO) is the “balance” that the sender gets back to the wallet after the transaction. This method ensures that the user has money in the account and protects the network from a “double spending” attack. This technology of sending transactions is implemented in Bitcoin and other coins (for example, in Komodo). Note, when […]