Gartner: 4 key impediments to blockchain-based deployments in financial services | TechRepublic

Gartner: 4 key impediments to blockchain-based deployments in financial services | TechRepublic

Nasdaq Lists Crypto Index Designed to Eliminate Fake Volumes | The Daily Hodl

Nasdaq Lists Crypto Index Designed to Eliminate Fake Volumes | The Daily Hodl

The featured image screenshot is accurate as of about 1 hour before publication, not in real-time (still working on that widget) and courtesy of Crypto Chart, a Windows 10 Microsoft Store app that I have on my system, despite no personal Crypto holdings.

In the transition of blogging platforms, I came across this podcast/article from a year ago on CNN I wanted some more updated information about whether it has come to pass or not. Looks like I’m on to something here, despite the linked article being more “press release type” than I would like, this is the state of “journalism” in 2019.

The world’s second-largest stock exchange, Nasdaq, has listed a new cryptocurrency index that’s designed to eradicate fake trading volumes. Created by Cryptoindex in May of 2017, the CIX100 index tracks the 100 best-performing cryptocurrencies by pulling data from nine top exchanges. The index is up 1097.73% since its launch date. According to the company’s announcement […]

Source: Nasdaq Lists Crypto Index Designed to Eliminate Fake Volumes | The Daily Hodl

CFTC says cryptocurrency ether is a commodity, and ether futures are next

Last December, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a public call for feedback to “better inform the Commission’s understanding” of the Ethereum network and the cryptocurrency Ether.

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More than 60% of Ethereum nodes run in the cloud, mostly on Amazon Web Services | The Next Web

More than 60% of Ethereum nodes run in the cloud, mostly on Amazon Web Services | The Next Web

 

I guess there is no true way of getting around the centralization part of decentralized technologies. Just when you think that distributed nodes are a great thing, the party is always spoiled.

More than 60% of Ethereum nodes run in the cloud, mostly on Amazon Web Services

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Skirting U.S. Sanctions, Cubans Flock to Cryptocurrency to Shop Online, Send Funds

HAVANA (Reuters) – Jason Sanchez, 35, was able to start buying spare parts online last year for his cellphone repair shop in Havana thanks to the …

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7 Companies Protecting Your Food with Blockchain

7 Companies Protecting Your Food with Blockchain

Blockchain enables food traceability, reducing counterfeits and improving food quality. Here are 7 companies protecting food with blockchain.

 

Source: 7 Companies Protecting Your Food with Blockchain 

 

Finally, a very real-world application for Blockchain technology not tied to cryptocurrencies.

 

Microsoft, T-Mobile band together with blockchain startups for new Cascadia Blockchain Council

This proves once again that the Blockchain aspect of the cryptocurrency market will outlast the current gyrations in Bitcoin and Ethereum, among others.

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A group of blockchain entrepreneurs, institutions and tech giants are banding together to make the Pacific Northwest a hub for the burgeoning technology. The Cascadia Blockchain Council is an effort…

Source: Microsoft, T-Mobile band together with blockchain startups for new Cascadia Blockchain Council