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Three Days After The Takeover XRP Market Capitalization Is $2.39B Ahead...

As you already know, CoinMarketCap keeps tabs of the performance of important cryptocurrencies. It provides reliable information about the total market capitalization of these coins as well as the trading volume and daily performance of cryptocurrencies. Since the creation of cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin has always been number one. Giving a wide margin, ETH has held the second place for a long time now. Unfortunately, things seem to have fallen in favor of XRP. Thanks to the recent dip in the market capitalization of ETH and the rise in the market capitalization of XRP, ETH is now third place in CoinMarketCapital’s list of top cryptocurrencies. XRP Is Reaching For The Moon On Thursday, XRP, for the third time in history, claimed the second spot from ETH. While it has done this twice before, this is the first time it is holding this position for such a long time with a high margin. At first, XRP took over by more than $600 million. Yesterday the market capitalization increased again and t..

Ahead of Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork, The Coin’s Competing Visions Vie...

Data from Coin Dance shows that a majority of hash power favors Bitcoin Cash SV over Bitcoin Cash ABC, the version supported by crypto evangelist Rover Ver. As the Nov. 15 Bitcoin Cash hard fork draws closer, a majority of hash power favors the Bitcoin Cash SV iteration favored by Australian computer scientist Craig Wright’s nChain, data from Coin Dance shows Nov. 12. According to Coin Dance, 66–77 percent of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) miners are backing the SV network based on currency hash rates, compared to 18–29 percent backing Bitcoin Cash ABC, which is favored by crypto evangelist Roger Ver. The data is an estimate based on which mining pools have shown support for the coins after the eventual hard fork. Conversely, Coin Dance notes that of the 2,246 nodes running on the Bitcoin Cash network, 1,079 are Bitcoin Cash ABC nodes, while 166 are Bitcoin Cash SV nodes. Bitcoin Cash Nodes as of Nov. 11. Source: Coin Dance Notably, neither factor is a total indicator of which camp will come out..

Mining Giant Bitmain Hurries to Deploy 90,000 S9 Antminers Ahead of...

Ahead of the imminent Bitcoin Cash hard fork, mining giant Bitmain has rushed to deploy around 90,000 Antminer S9 machines to the western Chinese region of Xinjiang. Ahead of the imminent Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork, mining giant Bitmain has rushed to deploy around 90,000 Antminer S9 machines to the western Chinese region of Xinjiang, Chinese blockchain news source DeepChain reports Nov. 8. As reported, the BCH network will hard fork on Nov. 15, and Bitmain is reported to be strategizing its role in the forthcoming computing “power war” by reaching out to local mining farms in the coal-rich region of Xianjing. Local mining pool operator Yu Hao told DeepChain that the mining titan has been in talks with “almost all” the local mining farms since late October, and persuaded them to host almost 90,000 of its S9 machines: “[Bitmain’s] AntPool requested that a single mining farm should host over 5,000 machines. But in fact, only a few mining farms can satisfy their demand.” An unnamed sour..

DataBroker DAO Launches Flagship IoT Sensor Data Marketplace Ahead of International...

Advertisement This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the press release. Bitcoin Press Release: Blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT) startup DataBroker DAO has officially launched the IoT sensor data marketplace. October 10th, 2018, Dubai, UAE – For many businesses entering the blockchain space, the pressure of delivering on roadmap promises is almost equal to the success of the enterprise itself. Marketplace Launched In such a new and competitive market like blockchain, there are many concepts, solutions, and platforms that fail to break past their initial coin offering (ICO) and raise enough funds, or when they do, hit the ground with a product that isn’t quite ready, o..

Ahead of Traditional Banking: How Africa Employs Blockchain For Financial Inclusion

Sierra Leone is set to create a national, blockchain-based credit bureau. On September 27, at the 73rd Session of the U.N. General Assembly (UNGA), Sierra Leone’s president Julius Maada Bio made an announcement where he declared that his country had set a new goal to create a national, blockchain-based credit bureau to “radically transform” the country’s financial inclusion landscape. While the aim sounds ambitious, there’s some evidence that Africa’s population might never need traditional banks per se. Instead, they could start managing their money through newer, decentralized methods. What does blockchain have to do with financial inclusion?First, it is important to outline the term unbanked — these are people who don’t have bank accounts. Consequently, they are cut off from vital financial services such as credit and money transfers. According to the World Bank's financial inclusion database, in 2017 there were around 1.7 billion adults who are technically unbanked, which is..
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