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Stellar Announce The Launch Of Starlight

The developers over at Stellar, the sixth biggest digital currency in the world has announced the first rungs of a second layer payments system which could potentially open the door for instantaneous off-chain settlements without fees. In a recent post on Medium, Interstellar revealed their first demo for Starlight, a Lightning Network for the Stellar Lumens digital currency. This move puts Stellar on the same path as Litecoin and Bitcoin who have also looked into the off-chain payments as redemption for their longer block times and growing fees. In place of paying fees for several payments, users that use off...

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Kim Dotcom Believes USD Is Nearing Its End

An Entrepreneur who has been under siege by the United States and New Zealand governments since the 2012 closure of Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, has said that USD is in an irreversible death spiral due to the federal debt in the United States. Dotcom has specifically mentioned the federal debt in America which has been quickly increasing due to the budget situation seemingly getting worse. From the late 90s to the early noughties, the said debt was relatively steady in the 5.5-5.8 trillion USD range but ever since 9/11 in 2001 and the beginning of a global war on terror, the...

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University In France Accepts Bitcoin For Tuition

Paris’s Financia Business School has started to accept Bitcoin for tuition payments which is much to the delight of several foreign students. The future could be the way of Disruptive technology. With the blockchain and digital currencies, processes like supply chain management and cross-border payments have been made more efficient while saving companies money in the process. This is just one of the reasons that engineers specialised in the blockchain have such a high demand. According to Live Bitcoin News: “This interest has filtered through to the education sector, with top universities offering industry-related courses. French-based Financia Business School has...

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Ethereum Flippening: Can ETC Take Over ETH?

Ethereum Classic (ETC) broke years of downtrend against Ethereum (ETH) during the recent correction. While both cryptocurrencies declined heavily from their all time highs. Ethereum (ETH) showed a lot more weakness compared to Ethereum Classic (ETC) which resulted in Ethereum Classic (ETC) gaining against Ethereum (ETH). In fact, Ethereum Classic (ETC) entered a clear uptrend against its rival, Ethereum (ETH) during the month of May. This uptrend has held so far but recently ETC/ETH has lost its bullish charm. The price of Ethereum Classic (ETC) broke the 10 Week EMA against Ethereum (ETH) and is now on the risk of...

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The Big XRP Headline & Ripple Banking Partnerships

  Listen Here - https://soundcloud.com/cryptodaily/the-big-xrp-headline-ripple We don’t need to search far and wide to find news regarding Ripple establishing partnerships with large banking firms - take Santander’s One Pay FX app for example. One Pay FX is just one example that see’s Ripple working closely alongside a major banking group, other examples would include SBI of Japan and ATB Financial of Canada. A key part of the Ripple business model is the provision of major partnerships. By working with major national banks, Ripple are ensuring the adoption of their technology, giving them new customers and a guaranteed workflow that should...

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