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Bahrain Central Bank Launches New Blockchain Initiative

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) the governing bank within Bahrain have recently announced a new blockchain initiative that aims to set up a regulatory ‘sandbox’ that will allow new and existing blockchain and crypto based companies to work in the country, once new regulations have been established at a government level. During December 2018, the CBB did publish a proposal that suggests the CBB would look to regulate cryptocurrencies with the view to ensure that the country became open to more industrial crypto-engagement. This also suggested that the CBB would issue licenses within their regulations. The new sandbox initiative...

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Blockchain Expert Predicts EOY Price For Bitcoin

After experiencing a less than favourable year in 2018, the crypto community is left wondering what 2019 will hold for Bitcoin and the gang. Will they drop further or surge near highs of what we saw in 2017? No one knows for sure but here’s hoping we see some big things this year. Investors, traders, entrepreneurs all want to know how the crypto prices will act over the course of the next year. The blockchain expert, Julian Hosp recently wrote an article for Hackernoon looking into this topic and said that he asked himself the same questions for the past...

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HSBC Finds Success With Blockchain

HSBC Bank plc are one or the largest banks and financial service providers in the world. HSBC are renowned, with bases across a network of banks and branches in 80 countries. It’s no surprise then, that given their notoriety, HSBC have been exploring the realm of blockchain technology, according to some reports, this has been met with a great level of success. With such a huge bank tapping into blockchain technology, it’s nice to speculate what might come as a result of a full HSBC adoption of the blockchain. Given their huge customer base and international reach, if HSBC’s institutional...

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Social Media Is Pushing Blockchain Developers Out

Overall, social media has helped cryptocurrency and blockchain technology grow. Social networks such as Facebook and Twitter allow for open, honest and clear discussion about cryptocurrencies and also give users a platform through which they can learn from each other and collaborate. As a result, social media is generally leading a charge for the mainstream adoption of cryptocurrency thanks to it’s liberal and open nature. A drawback to this however is that because social media is so open and often anonymous, it is used as a platform to share hate and to create challenges to others. Various social networks are...

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The Difference Between Blockchain and IoT

The terms ‘Blockchain’ and ‘Internet of Things’ often appear side by side, though in order to understand the true implications of these technological revolutions, we need to actually understand what they are, and of course, how they can work together. The blockchain, as you probably know is a trustless and secured network that can automate a range of processes and can provide storage solutions. Cryptocurrency is a great example of a product that can exist on the blockchain, though the blockchain isn’t simply limited to finance, the blockchain can be used to facilitate a range of processes, from games to...

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