BLOCKCHAIN

 


Blockchains incorporate several important features such as immutability, encryption and distributed storage, which combined makes secure peer-to-peer transactions possible and in turn has created the means to end human dependence on credit and thus credit intermediaries. Due to these features, blockchain has been referred to as ‘the Trust Machine’ and is forecasted to transfer the trust from agencies and institutions which are enforced by law to machine-based networks guaranteed by technology and mathematics.

ADB Launches Blockchain Project for Cross-Border Securities Transactions in APAC
Asian Development Bank (ADB) is going to initiate a blockchain-powered project to connect securities depositories and central banks in the APAC region.
Former Goldman Sachs Marcus Head Launches Crypto Investing App with $33M
Former Goldman Sachs Marcus Head Launches Crypto Investing App with $33 million.
Musk Asks McDonald's to Take Dogecoin as Payment
Elon Musk tweeted, saying that he will eat a happy meal on television if McDonald's accepts Dogecoin.
The IMF Urges El Salvador to Abandon Bitcoin as Legal Tender
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is concerned about the risks of El Salvador's issuance of bitcoin-backed bonds, urging El Salvador to terminate bitcoin as legal tender as soon as possible.
Cryptocurrencies are Assets, Not Currency, says American Express CEO
Cryptocurrencies are an asset class like gold and silver, American Express chairman and CEO American Express chairman and CEO said.
YouTube to Explore NFTs, Head of Gaming Quits to Join Polygon
YouTube's CEO Susan Wojcicki has announced that the company plans on adding NFT features for its video creators. Meanwhile, YouTube’s head of gaming Ryan Wyatt is leaving to join Polygon Technology.
Tencent to Offer Metaverse Business Support in Japan before Feb
Tencent reportedly will launch services for supporting the virtual space "Metaverse" business to Japanese companies before February.
Meta to Build World's Fastest Supercomputer for Metaverse, Mark Zuckerberg Confirms
Meta is reported to be building the world's fastest artificial intelligence supercomputer as part of the plans to build a virtual metaverse.
$75M Capital Raised by Blockchain Founders Fund for Metaverse and Web3
Singapore-based venture capital Blockchain Founders Fund (BFF) has announced the launch of a new Venture Capital Fund II to support emerging projects in the cryptocurrency, Metaverse and Web3 space.
Bank of America Predicts U.S. CBDC Rollout between 2025 and 2030
The Bank of America Corp. said that the US is likely to issue its own digital currency between 2025 and 2030, Bloomberg reported.

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