So far, Blockchain technology has been mostly implemented in real use cases in finance and the economy, while other spheres remained underexploited. But as time goes by, more and more projects begin cropping up in industries unrelated to finance. Cointelegraph has already published articles on the use of Blockchain...
Ethereum price is adjusting on a long-term scale. Where is the rebound peak? USDTETH Correction of long-term scale As expected, the lack of large buyer support in the $300 area triggered a drop to the next resistance zone around $250. The level was formed on June 15, where we saw a...
Have you ever thought how many cryptocurrencies use animals as their mascots? Well, we at Cointelegraph just have. Today, we present to you the top five altcoins with animals - incidentally, all mammalian - as mascots. Some of these coins are still in use, while others are either past...
On June 27, a major correction in the cryptocurrency market occurred, bringing the market cap of the cryptocurrency market below the $100 bln region. All top 30 cryptocurrencies fell significantly in value, recording nearly 20 to 30 percent decline in market cap. Bitcoin and Ethereum, the two largest cryptocurrencies, also...
The World Economic Forum (WEF) today published a dedicated Blockchain report detailing how the technology will flow into the global economy. Described as a white paper, Realizing the Potential of Blockchain provides background and suggestions as to how Blockchain will propagate throughout the world’s infrastructure. From business to regulation, how...
Privacy-centered altcoin, Zcoin, has announced the first working implementation of Merkle Tree Proof (MTP) as a proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm. The Zcoin team claims the development will promote high performance, high security and egalitarian computing. Poramin Insom, Zcoin's lead developer, describes centralization as one of the biggest challenges of PoW....
Head of Aerospace and Defense at Accenture John Schmidt has said he “really sees Blockchain coming into” the industry over the next two to three years. Speaking at the Paris Air Show, Schmidt outlined a range of ways in which the aviation industry, which is increasingly warming to Blockchain,...
Russian Burger King restaurants are due to start accepting Bitcoin as a payment method this summer, reports state on Wednesday. According to local news resources, a Moscow branch of the burger chain has started piloting Bitcoin payments, with officials now confirming a nationwide rollout. Uznay Vse states the unnamed branch...
Decentralized JavaScript Blockchain application platform Lisk has announced its first-ever major release, Lisk Nano 1.0. Introduced by lead developers Max Kordek and Oliver Beddows yesterday, the public release debuts a number of new features and performance enhancements for users. “Lisk Nano 1.0, which offers a streamlined user experience and enhanced...
Privacy-focused altcoin Dash has announced a three-year roadmap for its Evolution “decentralized payments platform.” In a press release Tuesday, Dash, in a long-awaited announcement as to its future plans, confirmed the platform would be live in Alpha mode by December. “Think of Evolution as online payments, a system similar to...