Indian Tech Giant Mahindra Speeds Up Cross Border Transactions with Blockchain

India’s Tech Mahindra said faster reconciliation and a reduction in paperwork are just two of the benefits of its implementation of the Marco Polo blockchain platform. Tech Mahindra, the IT subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Mahindra Group, has become the first Indian business to use R3’s blockchain-based Marco Polo Network for conducting cross-border transactions. It said […]

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Cardano Releases Solution that Scales More than Visa’s Payment Network

Cardano launched its off-chain scalability protocol “Ouroboros Hydra” after 5 years of development. On March 25, Cardano launched its off-chain scalability protocol, Ouroboros Hydra, after 5 years of development. An announcement sent to Cointelegraph claims that the protocol vastly increased scalability and low latency for the Cardano blockchain while using little storage on the network’s […]

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The Blockchain Africa Participants Optimistic About Continent Becoming Center of Progress

Several use cases for blockchain-based solutions in Africa could potentially drive the technology forward in a global context. The Blockchain Africa conference produced a swathe of optimism for Africa to become a driving force behind the development and use of new blockchain-powered technologies. Over the past few years, blockchain has replaced cryptocurrency as the “it” […]

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BitMEX Defends Insurance Fund Being ‘Barely Used’ in BTC Price Crash

Almost two weeks after its nightmare liquidation streak, BitMEX still faces suspicions over its business practices, particularly during the recent Bitcoin price crash. Bitcoin (BTC) derivatives exchange BitMEX continues to field criticism after attempting to explain a mass liquidation event during which BTC/USD crashed 60%. In a blog post on March 23, BitMEX addressed what […]

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