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Using stop-loss when trading crypto-currencies

When we are dealing with such an unstable market as the cryptocurrency market, the most difficult task is to limit losses. Many investors, unfortunately, learned about it from their own experience during the recent fall of bitcoin. And the rollback does not happen: the crypto currency is continually trying to…

Blockchain – is it a future of fintech?

The words of the crypto currency and the blockchain, which were known by a few only several years ago, are now everywhere. In this article, we will take a closer look at the fundamentals of the technology, consider the variants of its application, and outline possible ways for the development…

Mastercard Is Hiring More Blockchain Developers

Payment giant Mastercard announced Thursday that it was hiring 175 new technology developers, including blockchain specialists. The developers will work out of Mastercard’s office in Leopardstown, Ireland, where the firm’s research and development arm, Mastercard Labs, is headquartered. The new hires will work on creating more efficient payment systems, according…

Why is UK one the most popular blockchain location?

Great Britain has long been a “classic offshore” with low tax rates and excellent conditions for doing business: a developed banking system, the existence of large stock exchanges and so on. The UK is good for setting up a holding company, but the release of tokens in the course of…

Russian Hotels to Surprise World Cup Fans with Bitcoin Payments

Football Fans will be able to pay with bitcoin for their accommodation when they visit Russia for this year’s World Cup. Hotels in Kaliningrad, expecting guests from eight countries, are partnering with a local payment provider to offer the service. Booking a room for the day when England plays Belgium…

Ford to Use Cryptocurrency for Inter-Vehicle Communication System

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has published a document granting Ford Global Technologies, LLC patent number 9,928,746 for “Apparatus and methods” designed to facilitate “vehicle-to-vehicle cooperation to marshal traffic.” The intended utility of the new technology is the alleviation of traffic congestion through using communication between vehicles to…

The Future of CryptoCurrency in Decentralization

Jed McCaleb, co-founder of Ripple (XRP) and Stellar (XLM), as well as the creator of the infamous crypto-exchange Mt. Gox, said that the cryptocurrency and its core technology (block) should remain decentralized in order to succeed in the future. In an interview with Fast Money from CNBC, McCaleb said that…

TrustedHealth Develops a Healthcare Ecosystem Based on Blockchain Technology

Blockchain technology’s immense potential, while well-documented, continues to get lost in the hype surrounding the increasing value of cryptocurrencies and the oft-astronomical raises of initial coin offerings (ICOs). Though it has ushered in one the most disruptive technologies in decades, the distributed ledger movement remains in its infancy stage, relative…

14 Thai Banks Back Blockchain Platform to Digitize Contracts

Fourteen Thai banks have joined forces to create the Thailand Blockchain Community Initiative, which will digitize letters of guarantee on a shared blockchain platform, Thailand’s central bank announced on Monday. The country’s top banks – Bangkok Bank, Krung Thai Bank, Siam Commercial Bank and Kasikornbank – will all participate in…

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