McAfee to Lead 2020 Presidential Campaign ‘in Exile’ After Alleged IRS Indictment

Entrepreneur John McAfee used news of unknown charges against him to reiterate his belief in cryptocurrency taking tax power away from governments. United States entrepreneur and serial cryptocurrency advocate John McAfee has fled the country to conduct his 2020 presidential campaign, he said in a video statement Jan. 22.  McAfee claims he has been indicted […]

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Hong Kong Hardware Manufacturer Releases Mining GPU for New Privacy-Oriented Coin

Hong Kong-based computer hardware manufacturer Sapphire is releasing a GPU for mining a newly-released privacy-oriented coin. Hong Kong-based computer hardware manufacturer Sapphire has announced a new graphics card for mining the recently-launched GRIN Coin, according to an official press release published on Jan. 22. The SAPPHIRE RX 570 16GB HDMI Blockchain Graphics Card is one […]

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India: Banking Research Institute Issues Blueprint on Blockchain Implementation

A research institute established by the Indian central bank has issued a roadmap on blockchain adoption. India’s Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) has published a blueprint on blockchain implementation in the banking sector, Indian daily newspaper the Financial Express reported on Tuesday, Jan. 22.   IDRBT was established by the Reserve […]

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Poll: 63 Percent of Senior Execs Lack Understanding of Blockchain Tech

A recent poll of institutional investors by the Global Blockchain Business Council shows that senior executives are largely unfamiliar with blockchain technology. In a survey of institutional investors by the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), 63 percent of respondents believe that senior business executives have a poor understanding of blockchain technology. Cointelegraph acquired a copy […]

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JP Morgan-Backed Firm Partners with Blockchain Startup Owned By Former Deloitte Exec

JP Morgan-backed digital services firm Smartrac has partnered with a blockchain startup run by a former Deloitte exec. JP Morgan-backed digital services firm Smartrac has partnered with SUKU Ecosystem, a blockchain startup owned by former Deloitte exec Eric Piscini, according to a tweet on Tuesday, Jan. 22. SUKU, which is parented by another Piscini-owned blockchain […]

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Who Scales It Best? Inside Blockchains’ Ongoing Transactions-Per-Second Race

QtumX protocol can reportedly handle more than 10,000 transaction per second. What about others? Open-source project Qtum representatives claim that their enterprise blockchain dubbed ‘QtumX’ can accommodate “more than 10,000” transactions per second (TPS), according to a press release recently shared with Cointelegraph. With yet another player being added to the scalability race, it makes […]

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NYSE Operator’s Long-Awaited Crypto Platform Bakkt Announces New Key Vacancies

Bakkt, the cryptocurrency platform owned by the Intercontinental Exchange, announced that they are hiring. Bakkt, the cryptocurrency platform created by the operator of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), announced that they are hiring for a number of high-up positions in a tweet Jan. 22. The Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) much-awaited crypto platform published a list […]

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