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Lithuanian Central Bank Tests Blockchain Sandbox for Non-Financial Sector
May 29, 2020 at 13:11
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Lithuanian Central Bank Tests Blockchain Sandbox for Non-Financial Sector
The Bank of Lithuania (BoL) is working on the development of a blockchain platform to support the non-financial sector. As per the report by Europe World News, the BoL unveiled that it has successfully completed the blockchain-powered sandbox ‘LBChain’ initiative.
Ukraine Plans on Using Energy Surplus for Cryptocurrency Mining, While Its Citizens Are Threatened with Massive Shutdowns
May 06, 2020 at 14:04
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Ukraine Plans on Using Energy Surplus for Cryptocurrency Mining, While Its Citizens Are Threatened with Massive Shutdowns
The Ukrainian Ministry of Energy offered the Energoatom energy generating company to explore the possibility of cryptocurrency mining using the potential of nuclear power plants.
Bitcoin Falls Back to $8,800, a Short-term Retreat is Possible
May 02, 2020 at 11:23
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Bitcoin Falls Back to $8,800, a Short-term Retreat is Possible
The cryptocurrency market has continued its upward trend. Bitcoin is closing the week at the level of around $8,800 after it had hit the high of $9,400 and then retrieved below the $9,000 mark.
Blockchain Could Save the Global Supply Chain Post-COVID-19
Apr 28, 2020 at 15:05
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Blockchain Could Save the Global Supply Chain Post-COVID-19
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the necessity to boost supply chain becomes critical, as shipment delays, especially if it concerns medical equipment, might cost someone’s life. Probably that is the reason for some organizations thinking blockchain technology could be the saviour of the ageing global supply chain infrastructure.
Flip Sides of Cryptocurrency Regulations: Pros and Cons
Apr 23, 2020 at 12:25
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Flip Sides of Cryptocurrency Regulations: Pros and Cons
Regulations are meant to bring an element of market stability and reduce the risk from fraudulent operations on the market. However, in certain cases, regulations may damage the price and even pose certain cryptoassets under existential threat.
The Cryptocurrency Market Decline is Getting Stronger, Bitcoin Touches $6,800 Low
Apr 21, 2020 at 14:42
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The Cryptocurrency Market Decline is Getting Stronger, Bitcoin Touches $6,800 Low
All the top 30 top cryptocurrencies are lighting red indicating a sharp decline in the altcoin market, and this is not good news to the digital currency community. Only 7 cryptocurrencies out of 100 tokens are in green. Bitcoin (BTC) is struggling to hit and surpass the $7,000 mark.
Counterfeit Medical Supplies from China Grow with Rising Demand
Apr 20, 2020 at 11:58
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Counterfeit Medical Supplies from China Grow with Rising Demand
As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads around the world, the demand for medical supplies such as test kits, reagents, masks etc. skyrockets. In its turn, the growing deficiency has pushed a growth in counterfeit products.
South Korea: Blockchain will Make Sure Politicians Fulfill Their Promises
Apr 11, 2020 at 08:16
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South Korea: Blockchain will Make Sure Politicians Fulfill Their Promises
The election to the National Assembly, which is normally held once every four years, is coming on April 15, and it has attracted a lot of people's attention. As previously it has been difficult to track electoral promises, now they will be recorded on the blockchain to make politicians actually fulfil them.
Darknet Entrepreneurs Sell Protective Medical Equipment for Bitcoin
Apr 07, 2020 at 11:57
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Darknet Entrepreneurs Sell Protective Medical Equipment for Bitcoin
Darknet shops that sell drugs and stolen credentials are now offering N95 respirator masks and anti-malaria medicines. To stay anonymous, these underground entrepreneurs accept bitcoin payments.
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