Author: Iowa Blockchain

Bitcoin vs All?

As Bitcoin sits above $10,500 at the time of this post, it’s hard to remember that it sat below $4,000 earlier this year. Go go Bitcoin maximalists, right? But what about all other cryptocurrencies? The “altcoins?” After 2018 saw a record number of ICOs, many of the projects which raised millions of dollars are still yet to deliver the first steps of their product road maps. So it goes within the startup space, but people are no longer in cryptomania times because of those results, and fewer people are willing to jump into every ICO that pops up in...

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Libra: What impact will it make?

As Facebook users worldwide hit 2.4 billion in the coming months, it’s easy to make the argument that Facebook has connected the world–of course, in better and worse ways. But its newest product is the long awaited reveal of Libra, a global payments system utilizing cryptocurrency. In developing regions such as Sub-Saharan Africa, 2/3s of people are listed as “unbanked.” While infrastructure and corruption have prevented more traditional progress, new technologies are equipping people within the regions with capabilities to more efficiently transact. If the Libra project takes off, global unbanked citizens could bring a revolution to transactions. Love...

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Spring has Sprung

It’s been a whirlwind of a year so far for our universe. In the past month, the following blockchain and crypto stories have had us excited for continued progress. The cryptocurrency market has gone up by over 20% in the past month Harvard Takes the Plunge Into Crypto With a Token Sale Investment Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Won’t Let You Buy Your Privacy Back $20-$50 Trillion For Blockchain Adopting Countries in The Next 30 Years What Are The Most Promising Uses For Blockchain We Haven’t Seen Yet? Jack Dorsey Unveils Square Crypto, How Will It Help Bitcoin? We’re sponsoring the 4th...

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Our Top 4 Stories to Wrap Up February

1.  You can purchase Domino’s pizza for Bitcoin. Buy Pizza With Bitcoin! Crypto Twitter Enamored With Lightning Network App 2. You may be able to tip on Twitter, in cryptocurrency. https://cryptonews.com/news/twitter-mulls-bitcoin-tipping-via-lightning-network-3356.htm   3. Facebook is “potentially interested” in utilizing blockchain technologies https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/20/18233338/facebook-login-blockchain-mark-zuckerberg   4. Litecoin’s mission to become the perfect form of money. Litecoin’s Mission to Become the Perfect Form of Money...

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Weekly Roundup: February 8, 2019

Conspiracy theories, Millions of Joe Rogan podcast listeners hearing about the long term potential for bitcoin, and LTC go-go-going up. Here’s your weekly roundup, Blockvangelist!   Waiting list for Kazakh kindergartens will utilize blockchain https://cointelegraph.com/news/waiting-lists-for-kazakh-kindergartens-to-be-managed-with-blockchain-technology Washington State Senate wants to propose increase in blockchain technology usage https://ethereumworldnews.com/washington-state-senate-introduces-bill-promoting-blockchain-technology/ BitTorrent multiples are on the rise after ICO https://www.coinspeaker.com/bittorrent-rise-altcoins-drowning/ Canadian crypto exchange’s founder death and conspiracy? https://gizmodo.com/crypto-exchange-says-it-cant-repay-190-million-to-clie-1832309454 Joe Rogan hosts Jack Dorsey, who believes bitcoin will be the currency of the internet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mP9OmOFxc4&feature=youtu.be Litecoin is currently soaring in value, surpassing EOS https://ethereumworldnews.com/litecoin-ltc-soaring-in-the-crypto-markets-up-11-in-3-hrs-and-edges-out-eos/ Binance launching its own blockchain in the coming weeks https://dailyhodl.com/2019/02/07/binance-ceo-compares-his-new-blockchain-to-xrp-and-neo-says-move-away-from-ethereum-coming-in-the-next-week-or-two/...

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