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PointPay Blockchain Bank: Disrupting Regular Banking Systems

Extending financial inclusion to billions of the world’s unbanked population has been a foundational objective that the global cryptocurrency community has shared from the dawn of the blockchain movement.  Starting with Satoshi Nakamoto, the elusive creator of Bitcoin, stakeholders across the board have pursued this objective using different approaches over the past decade. PointPay is […]

Rapid acceptance of Digital Ledgers and Blockchain Technology in the entire Financial Space underscore Growth in the Cryptocurrency Market

Share Tweet Share Share Email Essentially born in response to the 2008 banking sector crash, bitcoin – the first cryptocurrency has only ballooned since then. Till date, of more than 8,000 blockchain-based cryptocurrencies available, bitcoin is the most popular and valuable. Characteristically, cryptocurrencies are decentralized as they run […]

Crypto exchange Blockchain.com swoops for AI firm

Credit: Tech Daily, Unsplash Cryptocurrency leader Blockchain.com has acquired Artificial Intelligence Exchange.  AiX, also based in London, has developed an AI chatbot for negotiating over-the-counter trading.  Terms have not been disclosed for the acquisition, which Blockchain.com said would boost its institutional offering.  AiX’s team includes former employees at JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs.  A mammoth £219 million funding round valued Blockchain.com at £3.8 billion in March, […]

4 Steps to Safely Buying Ethereum

Ready to buy Ethereum? Here’s how to get started. As you venture into the world of cryptocurrencies, you’ll quickly come across Ethereum. It’s the world’s second-biggest cryptocurrency, and it’s faster and more adaptable than its big sibling Bitcoin. Ethereum is a programmable blockchain. Blockchains are like super–sophisticated databases that are difficult to tamper with — […]

Aventus Network, a Blockchain Protocol for Supporting Economical Ethereum Transactions, Introduces Governance Platform

Aventus Network, a layer-2 blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT) protocol that aims to provide scalability, speed and lower costs to Ethereum (ETH) transactions, has introduced its community governance platform, offering Aventus Token (AVT) holders with complete control over “major decisions” regarding the network and a lot more transparency. In the foreseeable future, all decisions […]

Here’s Why Marathon Digital Holdings, Riot Blockchain, and Canaan Crashed in April

What happened Many stocks with tight connections to the cryptocurrency market fell hard in April 2021. North American Bitcoin (CRYPTO:BTC) miners Riot Blockchain (NASDAQ:RIOT) and Marathon Digital Holdings (NASDAQ:MARA) ended the month 21.5% and 23.4% lower, respectively, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. China-based Bitcoin mining hardware maker Canaan (NASDAQ:CAN) posted a 39.5% […]