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Chinese Province’s Transport Upgrade Plans Will Make Full Use of Blockchain, IoT

Blockchain will be one of the technologies local Chinese authorities will leverage in an overhaul of local transport infrastructure, a government bulletin reported on March 25.New plans recently approved reference blockchain, in addition to other disruptive tools such as big data and the Internet of Things (IoT), as being

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Cardano (ADA) Spikes 13.7% in 24 Hours with Mainnet Upgrade Boost

ADA, the native token of Cardano’s open-source blockchain project, has jumped 13.7-percent since Thursday’s mid-session.At 1330 UTC, the ADA-to-dollar rate was trading at 0.058, up 7.33-percent on a 24-hour adjusted timeframe. Before that, the pair went through a frictionless upside move from an intraday low point near 0.052. After the

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Blockstream Releases Upgrade of Its Bitcoin Lightning Network Implementation

Blockchain development company Blockstream has released a new version of its Bitcoin (BTC) scalability software, c-lightning, a post on the company’s blog reveals on March 1.C-lightning is an implementation of the off-chain Bitcoin scalability solution, the Lightning Network (LN), that is written in the C programming language. Per the

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Binance Confirms its Support for Ethereum’s (ETH) Constantinople/St. Petersburg Upgrade

In an announcement earlier today, popular cryptocurrency exchange of Binance announced that it iwas on track to support the upcoming Constantinople/St. Petersburg Upgrade on the Ethereum network. The upgrade to the ETH network is scheduled for block height 7,280,000 that has been estimated to occur tomorrow, 28th February 2018. The exchange

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Ethereum (ETH) Constantinople Upgrade Set to Launch February 28th

Ethereum (ETH)–The long-anticipated launch of Ethereum’s Constantinople upgrade is set to occur later this week. Specifically, the update is scheduled to go live during Ethereum’s 7,280,000 mined block, which at the current rate of production should occur on Thursday Feb. 28. However, there is some variability in the exact timing

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Blockstream Publishes Schnorr-Based Test Code for Bitcoin Blockchain Upgrade

The Schnorr-based multi-signature scheme MuSig, a test code for a potential upgrade to the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain, has been released by blockchain tech firm Blockstream, according to an announcement published on Feb. 18.Last January, four Bitcoin developers released a paper outlining how Schnorr multi-signatures (‘multisig’) could help scale the Bitcoin

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