After months of meticulous planning and discussion, two blockchain projects APEX Network and Red Pulse Phoenix have made a strategic maneuver to combine their platforms and ecosystems through a merger that will create a comprehensive enterprise data blockchain platform.
Blockchain technology is considered to be secure and immutable due to its decentralized nature. But as it becomes more popular with new solutions popping up almost daily, hackers become inventive enough to find vulnerabilities and attack it.
According to the recent report by PwC, a global audit and consulting network, Blockchain has what it takes to add $1.76 trillion to global gross domestic product (GDP) by 2030. But what is the basis of these ambitious projections? Are these numbers practical or far from reality?
Italy is known for favouring innovative technologies such as blockchain. Now, the country is trying to implement the tech in its banking sector. The Italian Banking Association announced that 100 of the country's banks have applied the Spunta solution for the banking sector.
As the idea of issuing the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) is gaining traction worldwide, China makes practical steps to make their digital yuan release closer. Now, the country is going to expand its trials to test the CBDC potential on a larger scale.
The COVID-19 pandemic and global economic crisis triggered the increase in illegal activity related to cryptocurrency. However, law enforcers also keep themselves busy to fight the growth and put as many criminals behind bars as possible.