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Mercury FX: Ripple xRapid Test Reveals the ‘Unbelievable’ Speed of XRP

Ripple has revealed some impressive results from early pilots of xRapid – the company’s real-time settlement platform that uses XRP to offer on-demand liquidity. The system allowing financial institutions to save 40-70% of the typical cost, and lower the transaction time from two to three days

China Government Begins Blockchain Standards Creation, Eyes 2019 Deadline

China’s government has reportedly begun working on national standards for blockchain technology in the country. Li Ming, director of the Blockchain Research Office at the Electronic Industry Standards Research Institute of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, said the government had already announced the

ZCash Announces Starkware Partnership

The ZCash (ZEC) project continues to struggle for prominence. The latest news concern a partnership with an applied cryptography company, StarkWare Industries. Zcash invests in Starkware. — Zcash Company (@zcashco) May 10, 2018 The company was founded by former ZCash developers and scientists professor

Israel Tax Authority Hunts for Bitcoin Traders on Social Media

Many different branches of the Israel Tax Authority have sent out letters to those who are trading bitcoin without reporting it. The demands of tax agency in those letters are that “the recipients will divulge all of their involvement in the cryptocurrency market including all

Stratis Launches ICO Platform

  Cryptocurrencies News Stratis Launches ICO Platform Stratis is the powerful and flexible Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform designed to meet the needs of the real-world enterprise. But on May 9, 2018, they made an announcement that is sure to garner some excitement and a bit more

US: West Virginia Completes First Blockchain-Supported State Elections

The blockchain-based portable voting stage, created by Voatz, was just accessible to a select gathering of voters. Participants were deployed military members, different subjects qualified to vote non-attendant under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA), and their spouses and dependents. Participation was