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IBM will use Stellar to digitize Australian government

By | 2018-07-10T05:44:15+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Categories: artificial intelligence, blockchain, cryptocurrency, quantum computing, world|Tags: , , |

IBM has a US$740 million (A$1 billion) contract with the Australian government to power everything from hardware and cloud services to AI, quantum computing and blockchain research. Australia wants more self-service, automation and digitization to Australia's government services. There will be joint programs in cybersecurity, enhancements to existing contracts with several agencies and the deployment of [...]

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Bitcoin Dominance at 43% of overall cryptomarket

By | 2018-07-10T04:55:03+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Categories: altcoins, cryptocurrency, exchanges|Tags: , , |

Bitcoin was 85% of the overall cryptocurrency market in January 2017. Bitcoin dominant has slopped to 43% of the overall cryptocurrency market. It was as low as 33% in January 2018. SOURCE - coinmarketcap

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Coinbase or Binance are the two leading cryptocurrency exchanges

By | 2018-07-10T00:30:18+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Categories: blockchain, cryptocurrency, exchanges, fintech, world|Tags: , , |

Coinbase is best for beginners and allows you to use your bank account, credit card or PayPal to purchase major cryptocurrencies. Binance lets you trade up to 300 different coins and the fees are far lower than Coinbase. If you want to get involved in Ripple, Stellar or many of the other coins, then Binance is [...]

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Carnival of Space 568 – planning for a trillion years – humanity should move to Virgo Cluster

By | 2018-07-04T00:34:58+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Categories: world|Tags: , , |

Maybe 30-60% chance we are alone in the Universe 1. Universe Today - New Model Predicts That We’re Probably the Only Advanced Civilization in the Observable Universe When they combined these uncertainties, rather than the guesswork that often go into the Fermi Paradox, Sandberg, Drexler and Ord got a distribution as a result. Naturally, this resulted [...]

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Swiss BIS describes cryptocurrency problems in detail

By | 2018-06-18T12:03:12+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Categories: altcoins, cryptocurrency, exchanges, fintech|Tags: , , |

Swiss-based BIS says cryptocurrencies have design flaws and cannot replace current payment system load. The Bank for International Settlements told the cryptocurrency world it’s not ready for prime time. BIS makes their case in a 24 page report. Most modern-day transactions occur through means ultimately supported by central banks, over time a wide range of public [...]

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Carnival of Space 564

By | 2018-06-05T07:16:46+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Categories: technology, world|Tags: , |

1. Blasting News - Jeff Bezos’ Amazon has saved ‘The Expanse’ 2. Blasting News - Alan Bean explored the moon and then told the story in paint 3. Blasting News - Jeff Bezos made another announcement at ISDC 4. The Hill - Guess who’s unhappy about Elon Musk’s SpaceX 5. Blasting News - Bill Nelson touts [...]

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How Qtum has made a new and improved kind of smart contract called Master Contracts

By | 2018-05-30T18:37:18+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Categories: altcoins, blockchain, exchanges, fintech, smart contracts|

Qtum is taking the best parts of bitcoin and the best parts of Ethereum to solve the limitations and practical implementation problems of blockchain technology. The principles are listed below: 1. Create an entirely new kind of smart contract called Master Contract that can execute a contact triggered by off-chain and on-chain factors; 2. Achieve compatibility [...]

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Carnival of Space 561

By | 2018-05-14T06:27:20+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Categories: blockchain|Tags: , |

1. Universe Today - How Many of Earth’s Moons Crashed Back Into the Planet? 2. Universe Today - Breathing Lunar Dust Could Give Astronauts Bronchitis and Even Lung Cancer 3. Universe Today - China is Working on Their Own Reusable Rocket: the First Stage of the Long March-8, Which Could Launch in 2021 4. Wall Street [...]

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Substratum decentralized net

By | 2018-05-08T16:54:56+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Substratum provides tools anyone can use to help keep the internet accessible through decentralization. Unlike providers such as AWS (Amazon) or Rackspace, hosts on the Substratum Network pay per click, not for uptime. This creates an economical and direct relationship between a site's popularity and the cost of webhosting. Because there's no single authority delivering or [...]

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BMW piloting blocking tracking of mileage for leased cars

By | 2018-05-08T14:52:00+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Categories: altcoins, blockchain, cryptocurrency, fintech, ico, world|Tags: , , , |

BMW is piloting a blockchain platform to track mileage in leased vehicles through its startup innovation program. The effort is being carried out in partnership with blockchain startup DOVU - one of five startups to work with BMW Group UK as part of the company's Innovation Lab, first unveiled back in February. Specifically, DOVU developed a [...]

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Myntum will help secure your digital assets

By | 2018-05-07T18:25:08+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Categories: blockchain, cryptocurrency, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Myntum is a new blockchain company that has goal of securing your digital assets. Myntum was conceived after the Napa fires, when people had to restore their lives after losing everything in the fires. If people scan their crucial legal and financial documents then Myntum can store them under multiple layers of security. There is a [...]

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Elon Musk tweets he will start Cryptocandy company

By | 2018-05-05T23:49:33+00:00 May 5th, 2018|Categories: blockchain, cryptocurrency|Tags: , |

Elon Musk tweets he will start Cryptocandy company. No details have been provided. I’m starting a candy company & it’s going to be amazing— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 5, 2018 Cryptocandy— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 5, 2018

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