Dixon Jakinda

Dixon has more than 6 years of finance and accounting experience and is currently running a digital marketing agency, helping businesses grow online traffic and sales. As a hobby, he enjoys writing about fintech, cryptocurrency, and blockchain in general.

SEC: Wilshire Phoenix Bitcoin ETF Proposal Decision Delayed to 2020

  • After more than a dozen bitcoin ETF rejections in the last couple of years, this is hardly surprising.
  • Wilshire managing partner William Herrmann assures the ETF is shielded from bitcoin's price volatility.

Libra Project’s Board Member Reveals No Launch Plans

  • The potential reach of Libra is scaring regulators around the world.
  • Despite the potential hurdles next year, Patrick Ellis is quite certain that the project will still launch in 2020.

Announced: Klaytn Horizon Blockchain Application Competition Winners

  • More than 100 projects fron countries all over the world participated in the competition.
  • In the end, 15 winners were chosen, among which are Exnomy and Jetstream, and will split the $1 million prize pool.

Despite Potential Drop to $6,000, Bitcoin Might Hit $25,000 by 2021

  • The prediction was made by Galaxy, a prominent crypto trader and researcher.
  • Other crypto enthusiasts such as Dave the Wave, Travis King, and Mike Novogratz, have also predicted that Bitcoin will hit $25,000 by 2021.

Bitmain Appoints Bit5ive, Fastblock as Official Distributors

  • Bit5ive is a Miami-based mining enterprise will be distributing Antminers in more than 30 countries.
  • Fastblock is a mining-as-a-service company with a vast background in blockchain and will handle Antminer distributions in Brazil.

OKEx Reports: 5.9 Million OKB Burned, Major Ecosystem Advancements

  • The burn report also revealed that close to 14 million OKB has been burned since inception.
  • The OKB ecosystem report for October - November 2019 shows that the token has reached the top 20 cryptocurrencies by market cap.

Italian Copyright Authority Replaces Hyperledger With Algorand

  • In a previous similar project, the Italian Society of Authors and Publishers relied on Hyperledger.
  • Algorand's proof-of-stake blockchain meets the requirements of a modern copyright management system.

Bank of China Issues $2.8B in Blockchain-Based Bonds

  • The bonds are issued with the goal of stimulating small and micro-sized businesses in the industry.
  • The Bank of China also stated that it had lent 404 billion Yuan to more than 410,000 small and medium-sized enterprises by this September.

IBM Patents Blockchain Use For Preventing Thefts by Drones

  • The patent describes a system where packages will be equipped with an altimeter, tracking their altitude to prevent drones from stealing it.
  • Blockchain will be preferably used as a way to store the tracking data, granting access to the consumer, merchant, and shipper.

Cisco Secures 5G Edge With Blockchain Patent

  • In the race for 5G supremacy, every small advantage will count.
  • The patent describes a blockchain platform the can be implemented in wireless networks and helps with the data exchange between devices and the networks they operate in.