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Opinion: Bitcoin is Doomed for Success

Each passing day, it is harder to stay neutral to the overwhelming popularity of crypto world. Governments are taking stances, new converts are boosting market capitalization, ICOs get issued, and new exchange and mining companies appear on the radar. Still being in a middleware phase, cryptocurrency is adopted and pushed into the day-to-day activity with a hitherto unprecedented speed. It looks...

Is Blockchain’s Adoption a Competitive Race or Cozy Co-operation?

From finance and insurance, to fantasy sport, established businesses and start-ups are exploring and implementing blockchain based projects, but are they in competition with each other or sharing a common goal? While blockchain’s invention promises to disrupt established businesses, household brands have been some of its earliest adopters, launching numerous consortiums and initiatives. However...

U.S. Department of Health Calls for Blockchain Research

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) just put out a call for White Papers that address the utilization of blockchain in healthcare. Let's see what happens. A Call For Papers HHS recently offered a press release [PDF] that asked for registrants to register and respond to the prompt, "Blockchain and Its Emerging Role in Healthcare and Health-related Research.” Within the release...

BREAKING: Bitcoin Company Bitspark Wins Semi-Finals at SWIFT Supported Innotribe Competition

Bitspark is a bitcoin remittance company operative under the power of block chain technology. Based out of Hong Kong, they are a pioneer in remittance for the crypto age. Operating a cash-in cash-out platform leveraging bitcoin as the means of transmission, they are taking leading steps in developing remittances for the new age. The most promising FinTech companies in Asia have been chosen, and...

Sponsored Story: Build a Scrypt Coin and Receive 10 BTC

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This is a sponsored story. We have received a request from "Xeladories" that wants a new customized Scrypt coin with all its functions. He is willing to pay 10 bitcoins for: 1. A customized 100% premined Scrypt Coin with transaction fees and a fully working network 2. A blockchain explorer 3. Wallets for Mac, Windows and Linux 4. A paper wallet service 5. Live support Including this "Xeladories"...

PayPal Might be Working on its Own Virtual Currency

PayPal isn't exactly a huge fan of Bitcoin. Understandably so, since Bitcoin poses a threat to the entire company. PayPal specialises in online payments, but people can just skip the PayPal middleman with Bitcoin transactions. Simply selling mining equipment on eBay, PayPal's parent company, can get your account banned. Although PayPal's president David Marcus stated, "I really like Bitcoin. I...

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