As the hype around cryptocurrencies and blockchain tech increases with each passing year, more and more people are starting to show interest in what is often described as one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. The biggest problem is the fact that cryptocurrencies and their underlying tech are very complex… which
Blockchain technology has already found its way into local government services in the United States, but Nevada particularly is proactive, the AP reported on Jan. 7. Citing specifically the use of blockchain to issue digital marriage certificates, the publication found that two counties in the Silver State had already integrated the technology or were running trials.
The cryptocurrency industry is usually under development as the tech underpinning blockchain is still very new. One such project that may undergo an important update to its mining algorithm is Ethereum. On January 4th, members of Ethereum’s open-source development community came to a preliminary agreement to implement an important new algorithm
The document also indicates that Ripple suggests that new systems should explore leveraging digital assets as a liquidity or settlement tool, especially for cross-border transactions. On December 13th, 2018, Ripple submitted a proposal addressed to US Federal Reserve named ‘Potential federal reserve actions to support the interbank settlement of faster payment‘. According to