A research conglomerate involving The Digital Dollar Foundation and Accenture has released a whitepaper clearly outlining how the US Government could smoothly roll out its Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), the digital dollar.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government is considering using futuristic technologies including blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) in more than half of its operations in the near future.
It’s now a decade since the first cryptocurrency was created, but up to this second, the real creator of Bitcoin popularly known as Satoshi Nakamoto, has never been identified or come out to evidently identify himself, and this has turned out to be one of the largest mysteries in the blockchain industry.
Today, there are a number of governments, institutions and individuals who publicly claim to be only interested in and supportive of blockchain technology not Bitcoin. Like it or not, you have heard it somewhere or even said it yourself, and the audience understands what you are actually trying to mean, they know that you are talking of blockchain, the technology behind BTC and cryptocurrency as a whole.
ICOs, or initial coin offerings, have been around for a few years now. However, it was only the last year when they stepped out of shadows and magnetized the attention of mainstream media, regulators, and, most of all, wannabe investors. The examples of astonishingly successful campaigns that managed to raise millions in a few minutes inspired lots of other ‘disruptors’ to run a campaign of their own.
EO the four-platform-ecosystem by leading broker ExpertOption has announced the integration of 30 cryptos to be used for payments and within the platforms once they are launched. The whitepaper had promised 20 cryptos at the launch of its financial wallet EO.Finance, but has already delivered more than 30 crypto integrations within the first month of public presale.
As Blockchain technology implementation grows rapidly, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) published a whitepaper indicating industries that have already adopted and plan Blockchain.