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Study: Chinese Blockchain Spending to Exceed $2B by 2023

China’s spending on blockchain technology will exceed $2 billion in 2023, official state-run publication Xinhua reported on Nov. 10. The report claims that blockchain development in China will see a compound annual growth rate of 65.7% from 2018 to 2023. China’s banking sector responsible for the bulk of blockchain spending in 2019 Citing a study …

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IBM Expects a Central Bank to Issue Digital Currency Within 5 Years

73% of leading global banks have claimed that central bank digital currencies (CBDC) should be available “under all circumstances” in a new study. “CBDC will substitute much more easily for cash” According to a joint report conducted by tech giant IBM and the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF), global central banks now admit …

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Rats can drive tiny cars, and they find it relaxing, scientists say

Sponsored Links University of Richmond By Sven Gustafson We now have an answer to the age-old question of whether rats can learn to drive a vehicle, and the result is a resounding yes. What’s more, the vermin even seem to find the whole endeavor relaxing. Researchers at the University of Richmond in Virginia fashioned what …

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104 Addresses Hold 70% of Tether, Research Reveals

</header> <strong>The ownership of tether (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/USDT” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>USDT</a>) turns out to be quite concentrated. According to a recent report, a few addresses control the bulk of the stablecoin, which is widely used by bitcoin traders. The finding comes on top of fresh accusations of creating a bubble levied in a lawsuit against …

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Bitcoin Cash Outshines BTC Retail Spending in Australia by a Wide Margin

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The BCH-centric web portal Bitcoinbch.com published an in-depth report that shows the aggregate of cryptocurrency expenditure for Australian retail businesses. According to the 10-page document, <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> transactions in the country exceed <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> transactions by a wide margin and <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” …

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Swiss National Bank to Research CBDCs at New BIS Innovation Hub Centre

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) and Bank for International Settlements (BIS) have signed an agreement to cooperate on the BIS Innovation Hub Centre in Switzerland. Two major projects According to an official press release on Oct. 8, the BIS’s first three innovation hubs will be established in Switzerland, Hong Kong and Singapore. The Swiss center …

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Bitfinex Braces for Imminent Lawsuit Alleging Tether Manipulates Crypto Market

</header> <strong>The operators of the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and the stablecoin Tether are again engaged in public relations crisis management. They have notified users of an imminent lawsuit over market manipulation allegations and are trying to frame it as just a shameless money grab attempt.</strong> Also Read: Zimbabwe Bans Popular Mobile Money Services From Paying …

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German Bank Predicts BTC at $90,000 After Next Halving

</header> <strong>You wouldn’t expect a traditional financial institution to come up with a very optimistic forecast</strong><strong> about the future of a cryptocurrency or an honest appraisal of its design. But Bayern LB, a lender based in the rich German province of Bavaria, has surprised the crypto community. In a recently published research paper, the bank …

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Communication with locked-in patients in question after misconduct finding

Enlarge / A female study participant allegedly responds to a question. Wyss Center Germany’s main research-funding organization, DFG, has determined that a high-profile neuroscientist committed scientific misconduct in his DFG-funded work. That work concluded it is possible to interpret yes-or-no answers from the brain waves of fully paralyzed patients with “locked-in syndrome” due to amyotrophic …

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EOS Hard Fork in 10 Days, Major Updates for Tron, Neo: CT Analytics

Cointelegraph Analytics team released a summary of the most anticipated upcoming events for major coins including EOS, Tron (TRX) and Neo (NEO). EOS to have its first hard fork on Sept. 23 EOS, the 7th biggest cryptocurrency by market cap, is expected to have its first consensus upgrade on Sept. 23, as EOS block producers …

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