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Google Is Creating A Search Engine For Blockchains
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Google Is Creating A Search Engine For Blockchains
Search engine giant Google is expanding its parameters as it creates a search engine for blockchains ahead of demand anticipation. Google, the brain of the internet, has been secretly working on a new project recently reports Forbes. Conspicuous by its absence from the big-tech-firms-entering-blockchain-space crowd, the firm seemed to be on the fence whilst the likes of Microsoft and Amazon have been working on their own blockchain-based systems. However, it…
Facebook Acquires Blockchain Startup To Focus On Smart Contracts
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Facebook Acquires Blockchain Startup To Focus On Smart Contracts
The tech company Facebook’s crypto division reported their first acquisition. They have boarded a research team from a startup that specialises in smart contract development. Facebook is deep into the blockchain Many tech companies have started to look into cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Facebook, started around nine months ago when they launched a blockchain division. The head of the Messenger app David Marcus left his role to supervise and lead the…
China's Updated Blockchain Ranking EOS 1st, Ethereum 2nd, Bitcoin 15th
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China’s Updated Blockchain Ranking: EOS 1st, Ethereum 2nd, Bitcoin 15th
Back in 2018, China decided to begin publishing openly accessible “rankings” of different cryptocurrencies. Supposedly in an effort to improve user awareness, this list is regularly updated and the time has now come for the ninth revision of the list. EOS number 1, Ethereum number 2 Published on January 24th, this latest revision puts EOS at the top, closely followed by Ethereum. Specifically, the list is managed by the Chinese…
Mastercard Faces $650 Million EU Fine For Misconduct, Highlighting Need of Decentralized Payments
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Mastercard Faces $650 Million EU Fine For Misconduct, Highlighting Need of Decentralized Payments?
The European Commission has just levied a behemoth fine against the global payments firm Mastercard. The charge? Breaking European Union antitrust rules – something credit card companies are infamous for doing. European Commission slams Mastercard with a €570.6 million fine Specifically, the European Commission found that Mastercard was overcharging customers, as well as conspiring against merchants. This is especially notable seeing as Mastercard is the second largest credit card company…