Private sector innovation is the key to blockchain adoption on a global scale says Lisk Head of Marketing, Thomas Schouten.

In an interview with Coin Telegraph published yesterday, Ryan Taylor, CEO of Dash Group, claimed that the ‘inevitable future’ of cryptocurrencies would lie with digital currencies issued by Central Banks. Taylor claimed that central banks will play a huge role in that as governments around the world begin to issue their own cryptocurrencies.     In response to this, Thomas Schouten, Head of Marketing, Lisk, believes that the greatest innovations in blockchain will come from within the private sector and that central banks are playing catch up to the exciting work…

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BitGo Supports Dash: First Multi-Signature Wallet and Custodial Solution

  Palo Alto – BitGo, the market leader in institutional-grade cryptocurrency security, announced 5 October, 2018 that it has added Dash to its expanding list of currencies. BitGo is the first multi-signature wallet and custodial solution on the market today that supports Dash. BitGo now supports 85 coins and tokens as part of its quickly growing list of digital currencies.     Dash is a new money system that allows users to make instant payments online or in-store using a secure open-source platform hosted by thousands of users around the world.…

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Oneiro Launches ndau, the World’s First Buoyant Coin Optimized for Long-term Store of Value

  VC-backed, unpegged digital currency incorporates built-in governance, stability, dependability and growth incentives   BOSTON, MA — September 13, 2018 — Backed by COSIMO Ventures, Oneiro NA Inc. has announced the launch of ndau, the world’s first buoyant digital currency optimized for the long-term store of value. Oneiro completed its equity round from COSIMO Ventures earlier this year and has successfully sold privately nearly $15 million of ndau to date. Unlike stable coins, ndau is not pegged to fiat currencies or commodities. Rather, incentives and economic controls are built into…

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Congressional Hearings: Blockchain Leaders Share Commentary on Congressional Hearings on Digital Assets.

  As reported earlier today, two U.S. Congressional Hearings on Cryptocurrencies commenced yesterday to debate the future of digital assets and cryptocurrency.  The hearings were live-streamed and viewed by many blockchain and cryptocurrency experts globally.  Guy Hirsch, US Managing Director of eToro, he believes the hearings are a “great step in the right direction.”     A number of Industry leaders have shared their takeout from the hearings:-   Deepak Jain, CEO of Swych said “The banking system has taken a century to barely cover half the world while the…

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eToro on #CryptoCongress: Laws Will Have Global Impact, Regs Need to Hear Global Perspectives

Two U.S. Congressional Hearings on Cryptocurrencies commenced on 18 July, 2018. Firstly, the House Committee on Financial Services held a live congressional hearing which started on 18 July in Washington, D.C. entitled “The Future of Money: Digital Currency”, followed by the House Agriculture Committee.     The House Committee on Financial Services released a memo prior to the hearing stating “This hearing will examine the extent to which the United States government should consider cryptocurrencies as money and the potential domestic and global uses for cryptocurrencies. The Subcommittee will evaluate…

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HashChain Technology provides update on Dash

VANCOUVER, 3 Jan 2018/PRNewswire/ – HashChain Technology Inc. (“HashChain” or the “Company“) currently holds a masternode in the Dash network allowing the Company to vote for proposals and verify transactions. Masternodes primary function is to relay transactions across the DASH network. Additionally they carry out the anonymization of funds (“PrivateSend“) and enable double-spend-proof transactions through instant lockdowns (“InstantSend“). Dash operates a proof of work (“POW“) and proof of stake (“POS“) consensus algorithm. Many other digital currencies only use proof of work to verify transactions, however Dash is unique in its hybrid POW…

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Top 10 Technology Trends for 2018: IEEE Computer Society Predicts the Future of Tech

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Tech experts at the IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS) annually predict the “Future of Tech” and have revealed what they believe will be the biggest trends in technology for 2018. The forecast by the world’s premier organization of computing professionals is among its most anticipated announcements.   “The Computer Society’s predictions, based on a deep-dive analysis by a team of leading technology experts, identify top-trending technologies that hold extensive disruptive potential for 2018,” said Jean-Luc Gaudiot, IEEE Computer Society President. “The vast computing…

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