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New Blockchain Simulator Lets Anyone Experiment With Blockchains

New Blockchain Simulator Lets Anyone Experiment With Blockchains

  • The new blockchain simulator - SimBlock - lets anyone play around and experiment with the parameters of Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Dogecoin.
  • The simulator can run on any personal computer that supports JAVA, and allows its users to change and investigate the behaviour of blockchain nodes.
NEO Releases a New Monthly Report, NEO 3.0 is Progressing Well

NEO Releases a New Monthly Report, NEO 3.0 is Progressing Well

  • The progress update details the development work done on Neo 3.0.
  • The new NEO network will provide better scalability, lower fees, integrated oracles and user identity.
Central Banks Could Begin Issuing Digital Currencies in The Future

Central Banks Could Begin Issuing Digital Currencies in The Future

  • The General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements has said that BIS is supporting the world's central banks in their efforts of researching and developing digital currencies.
  • A recent report from the International Monetary Fund shows that several central banks are already considering implementing some form of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).
Cortex Announces the Launch of a Network for Decentralised Apps Powered by AI

Cortex Announces the Launch of a Network for Decentralised Apps Powered by AI

  • Cortex are launching a network especially designed for dApps powered by AI.
  • The Cortex Mainnet was announced in a press release on June 26.
  • Cortex CEO sees many valuable use cases for the new technology.
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J.P. Morgan Will Begin Customer Trials of Its “JPM Coin”

  • J.P. Morgan Chase will reportedly start trials of its "JPM Coin" with several of its corporate clients, which remain unnamed.
  • The "JPM Coin" was revealed in mid February, with the coin being presented as a stablecoin tethered to the U.S. dollar.
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Amazon Purchases via ETH Will be Possible Thanks to Joint Work by Two Startups

  • CLIC Technology and Opporty are working on a browser add-on that will allow consumers to make everyday purchases on Amazon using Ethereum.
  • It will make use the Plasma Cash second layer solution which offers high throughput.
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New Details Around Facebook’s Secretive Blockchain Project Have Emerged

  • The secret project is presumably called "Libra".
  • It is expected to be a stablecoin backed by multiple fiat coins, running a node might be subject to a $10,000,000 fee.
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Block.one Announces New Social Media Platform on the EOS Blockchain

  • The platform, called Voice, was announced during an event organized by Block.one at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C.
  • New software, EOSVM, able to run 12 times faster than the original EOSIO, was also announced.
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ARK Deployer Makes Launching a Blockchain Easy and Quick

  • Ark Deployer makes building custom blockchains simple, quick and inexpensive.
  • This release is a massive step forward from ARK's previous terminal-based offerings, targeted at users who are more tech-savvy.
Buy Mobile Data Anywhere Using a New Crypto Wallet, Accepted by 30,000 Outlets

Buy Mobile Data Anywhere Using Jet8’s New Crypto Wallet

  • Retailers such as 7-Eleven (Philippines), Shop & Go (Vietnam), Alfamart (Indonesia), and others already work with the wallet.
  • More than 50 well-established businesses are making transactions using J8T, which amounted to a combined reach of more than 400 million social accounts last year.