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Bitcoin Scalability Update: SegWit, Transaction Efficiency, and Lightning Network Implementation

Bitcoin SegWit transactions now constitute over 40% of all Bitcoin network activity as adoption continues steady growth amongst scalability concerns. Recent statistics from transactionfee.info show that SegWit adoption has maintained robust growth as large exchanges continue to support the scalability...

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ICON (ICX) Partners with LINE to Build Blockchain Services

ICON (ICX) has announced a new partnership with LINE Corporation, the Japanese-based app development company best known for its LINE social media platform. Together, the companies have co-founded ‘Unchain’ in order to construct LINE’s blockchain-related services that will be integrated...

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Mastercard CFO: Lack of Crypto Wallet Funding Is Partly Why Cross-Border Transaction Growth Is In Decline

Quarterly cross-border transaction growth for Mastercard declined by 2% over the last year partly due to the lack of customers using the service to purchase cryptocurrencies, according to Mastercard’s CFO. During the May earnings call, Mastercard’s CFO Martina Hund-Mejean...

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Cardano (ADA) Update: Latest Technical Release Reveals Solid Foundation Being Built

The Cardano Project begins to take shape with the announcement of two testnets alongside major advancements in providing a provably secure Proof of Stake protocol. The latest version of Cardano’s Ouroboros staking algorithm, dubbed Genesis, will allow parties to...

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IOTA Demonstrates Real-World Use Case With Smart Vehicle Charging Stations

IOTA integration into vehicle charging stations demonstrates the potential of seamless Machine-to-Machine transactions. Netherlands-based ElaadNL has officially unveiled the world first Internet of Things capable charging station by harnessing the IOTA tangle to facilitate direct transactions between vehicle and...

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Waltonchain Subsidiary Partners with Alibaba’s IoT Connectivity Alliance

Alibaba Group, the conglomerate responsible for China’s largest e-commerce platform, has seen rapid expansion into neighboring markets growing at an incredible rate. As part of a recent forward-leaning development strategy, Alibaba has formed The IoT Connectivity Alliance, which now...

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Canadian Peer-to-Peer Trading Explodes Due to Bank Restrictions on Crypto Purchases

Following the trend of international banking institutions in limiting their customers’ interaction with cryptocurrency associated accounts, Bank of Montreal, one of Canada’s “Big Five,” has taken a conservative stance on the new crypto economy. Last month, rumors of a...

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