Category: DLT

XRP Price Climbed 123% in 30 Days, Spark Token Airdrop Pushes Value Higher

XRP Price Climbed 123% in 30 Days, Spark Token Airdrop Pushes Value Higher

During the course of the week digital currency markets have seen colossal gains and one crypto asset, in particular, XRP, has jumped significantly in value over the last seven days. The distributed ledger token XRP climbed 25% upwards on Tuesday alone, and seven-day price stats show the coin has gained 123% as well. At the […]

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Airbnb IPO Prospectus Says Future Success Means Adapting to Cryptocurrencies

Airbnb IPO Prospectus Says Future Success Means Adapting to Cryptocurrencies

The giant online rental marketplace based in San Francisco, Airbnb is considering supporting cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. The news stems from the company’s initial public offering (IPO) prospectus with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Airbnb’s filing notes that future success will be dependent on adapting to new technologies such as tokenization and cryptocurrencies. […]

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Report: Cambodia’s central bank has launched its Hyperledger-based payment system

Report: Cambodia’s central bank has launched its Hyperledger-based payment system

The National Bank of Cambodia has officially launched a new payment system based on distributed ledger technology (DLT), according to Reuters. The bank developed the system, which is based on Hyperledger Iroha, along with Japan-based blockchain firm Soramitsu as part of an initiative called Project Bakong.  At a conference earlier this year, Chea Serey, director-general […]

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