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Iran’s Indigenous Cryptocurrency Is Designed To Beat Trump’s Sanctions

In response to a number of economic sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States, the country had announced that it would be considering the production of a native cryptocurrency, designed to help Iranian banks avoid the sanctions imposed by the Trump administration. Since then, The Central Bank of Iran have revealed plans for an ‘indigenous cryptocurrency’, one that has been designed to be backed by Iranian Rials, the Iranian FIAT currency. The currency will be fully integrated with the blockchain and will take a similar format to Bitcoin. As it will be built on a private chain though, the...

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EOS (EOS) Is On A Bullish Spree Again, But Has It Completed Its Correction Yet?

EOS (EOS) is on a bullish spree again. In fact, EOS (EOS) is one of the first coins to surge as soon as there is any indication of a recovery. This behavior is what has kept EOS (EOS) in the top ten as an investors’ favorite despite being at the centre of debates regarding centralization and ownership. The above chart for EOS/USD shows that the price of EOS (EOS) has been trading in a bullish gartley pattern against the US Dollar since 2017 and has yet to complete that formation. The first half of 2018 was devastating for EOS (EOS)...

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These New Findings By Coinbase Are Huge For Cryptocurrency Adoption

 Coinbase, known for their prowess within the cryptocurrency exchange industry and now it seems, for their prowess as a research group, one that has unveiled some interesting data with regards to the future of cryptocurrency in education, which in turn could have a big impact on cryptocurrency adoption in the future. According to a new report, Coinbase have partnered with Qriously, a renowned research team in order to gain an insight into how cryptocurrencies are impacting higher (university level) education. The research simply asks a number of students in the United States (sample size = 675) about their thoughts...

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Can IOTA (MIOTA) Beat Ethereum Classic (ETC) To The IOT (Internet of Things) Race?

Chart for IOTA/USD (1D) IOTA (MIOTA) is one of a kind cryptocurrency. While the rest of cryptocurrencies have their own blockchains or use other popular blockchains, IOTA (MIOTA) does not run on a blockchain nor does it require one. This is made possible by mathematics. IOTA (MIOTA) has come a long way without using any blockchain but there are still many doubts as to whether or not it can foray into the world of IOT (Internet of Things) without the use of a blockchain. The debate has surfaced once again now that IOTA (MIOTA) has another contender in the world...

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World Renowned Oxford University To Establish New Blockchain Research Centre

University College, the oldest College at Oxford University have announced that they are to open a blockchain research centre, led by the ex-head of Oxford’s computer science department, Professor Bill Roscoe. This comes just as Coinbase released details of extensive research that has been carried out into looking at how cryptocurrency education is having a more prominent role within higher education institutes and Universities across the world. According to E&T: “The research group based at the centre will work with industry to improve the efficiency of blockchain mining, which has attracted controversy due to the extremely high energy usage associated...

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