Euro Exim Bank Sees Ripple as Game Changer for Cross-Border Payments

It appears that Euro Exim Bank, which has an office in the UK, will be the first bank to adopt Ripple’s cross-border payment solution xRapid as a possible alternative to SWIFT. The announcement has been met with some questions about Euro Exim Bank, and what kind of commercial services they offer. An article published in […]

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Reducing Blockchain Bloat: Coda Protocol & Instant-Sync Bitcoin Nodes

The ability to reduce the size of a blockchain through pruning or compacting its size presents enormous benefits for the sustainable decentralization of the network and removing the delegation of trust. Reducing the storage burden of full node clients enables users to practically run full nodes without having to purchase higher-end hardware to support running […]

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What is the BEAM Coin? Mimblewimble & Grin vs Beam

The Mimblewimble blockchain protocol has been receiving significant attention recently following the launch of its first two full implementations — Grin and BEAM. We already have an overview of Grin and Mimblewimble available, so it is prudent also to evaluate BEAM and identify how it differentiates from its cousin Mimblewimble crypto — Grin. Both Grin […]

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Draft Cryptocurrency Regulations Issued by Central Bank of Iran

There seems to be a common trend with certain nation states when it comes to governmental sentiment on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Much like in the case of Russia, India and many other jurisdictions, Iran appears to have changed its stance on the digital phenomenon by potentially reversing its previous ban. According to a recent […]

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WHAT IS BITCOIN AND HOW TO BUY CRYPTOCURRENCY

SUPPORT JOURNALISM. DONATE AT http://www.timcast.com/donate Many people have been requesting a simplified video talking about bitcoin and cryptocurrency so here you go! Keep in mind I am far from an expert but wanted to make it easy for people to understand the basics and current news in the crypto space. I talk a little about […]

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Coinbase CEO: Bitcoin’s Potential Is Yet To Be Realized

We’ve come a long way since Satoshi’s Bitcoin proposal in 2008. Since then, the digital asset has seen all sides of fame. It’s been considered criminal money by some, while others believe it will save the world. Brian Armstrong, CEO of the famous cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, claims Bitcoin is just getting started. In an interview […]

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