Tag: national cryptocurrencies

Governments And Blockchain Technology

The first block of Bitcoin which was mined in early 2009 paved the way for the launch of the world’s first cryptocurrency. Since then, Bitcoin’s market cap has risen to over $137 billion and along the way managed to spur the growth of numerous other digital currencies. While Bitcoin and all the other altcoins have gained tremendous value as currencies,…

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Banks And Cryptocurrencies

It’s 2018, and the last year has been a crazy roller coaster of innovation, awareness, hype, regulation, and uncertainty in the whelm of cryptocurrencies. Digital currencies saw their highest peak in prices in the latter part of 2017, and have since been on a long and slow drag since the beginning of this year. Bans and regulations have swept across…

How Blockchain Technology Can Help The Government

Blockchain technology is probably one of the finest technologies to come out of the 21st century. Described by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008, blockchain technology is simply a decentralized public ledger that runs on a P2P network. The ledger is updated regularly and can be used to record any kind of transactions. It came into prominence when it powered Bitcoin, the…