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China’s five-year development plan for 2021–2025 includes Blockchain and Digital Currencies.
  • China’s new five-year plan for 2021–2025 will pour extra resources into the new digital infrastructure, including Blockchain technologies.
  • Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) are gaining priority.
  • Blockchain Technology is considered the future for China.
  • Blockchain becomes the central part of the new digital infrastructure.

For the very first time throughout the entirety of its history, the words “blockchain”, as well as “digital currency”, have been written into China’s blueprint for the next five-year development plan. …

In April 2021 Bitcoin and Ethereum are at the lead with the #1 and #2 positions as crypto market cap has exceeded $2 trillion
In April 2021, Bitcoin and Ethereum are at the lead with the #1 and #2 positions as cryptocurrency market capitalisation has exceeded $2 trillion (Photo by Executium on Unsplash)
  • The value of cryptocurrency market capitalisation has exceeded $2 Trillion for the first time in history.
  • Bitcoin and Ethereum are at the lead with the #1 and #2 positions.
  • Altcoins also experience a surge as a result of the new crypto boom.
  • Altcoins are becoming an attractive investment opportunity for many people.

“Altcoins” refer to all cryptocurrencies that are not Bitcoin. Let’s first have a look at altcoins as a whole before we get too deep into the world of cryptocurrency and see how exactly they rose in value. …

VISA settles payments in USDC through Cryptocurrency Exchange
VISA To Settle Payments in USDC Stablecoin
  • Visa Settles Payments Through the Usage of the USDC Stablecoin.
  • In Order To Do This Efficiently, It Uses the Ethereum Blockchain.
  • Visa Has Declared That It Is Currently Working with Exchange for the Service in Question.
  • The Company Wants to Launch the USDC Settlement Capability Across All of Its Partners Throughout the Year.

Visa has officially announced that it settles payment through the usage of the USDC stablecoin that runs on the Ethereum Blockchain. This means that Visa is one of the first largest payment networks that has adapted to use stablecoins as a settlement currency.

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Rick and Morty artwork sold at 1 million USD on NFT crypto marketplace software
Wubba lubba dub dub $1 million baby!

Owning artwork on the blockchain might be the latest internet trend, but it looks like it’s going to stay here for quite a while, and it might even re-shape the way we perceive digital ownership rights for decades to come. Each NFT is unique, and the world is becoming more obsessed with NFTs than ever before.

What Are the NFTs?

With the recent rise in popularity of Non-Fungible Tokens, many people have been asking the same question, what are the NFTs, and do they have a future?

NFT is short for “Non-Fungible Token”. This token is essentially a unit of data located on a…

Grayscale Adds Chainlink to Its Large-Cap Crypto Fund 2021
Grayscale adds Chainlink to its Large-Cap Crypto Fund in 2021, providing tailwind to LINK token price
  • Grayscale’s Digital Large Cap Fund has included Chainlink as an official investment offering.
  • Chainlink’s oracles are used by Ether and the dYdX Protocol.
  • LINK price has confirmed a breakout and has room for a 20% upswing.
  • It Is Intended to Fill the Hole Left by the Removal of XRP.

Grayscale Investments, which was founded in 2013 by its parent organization Digital Currency Group, is a trusted authority on digital currency investing and cryptocurrency asset management which specializes in providing market insights as well as investment exposure.

As of recently, they have added Chainlink’s LINK cryptocurrency to the Digital Large Cap…

How Blockchain technology can revolutionize shipping and logistics business
Photo by Ian Taylor on Unsplash

Blockchain technology can solve a lot of issues, but it is difficult to understand at the current point in time. Until we see a lot of industry giants adapt to it, the process of implementation will be slow. The benefits outweigh the growing pains.

Before we get into how Blockchain can revolutionize shipping and logistics, let’s take a look back at what is Blockchain. You see, the Blockchain came to existence in 2009 with the creation of Bitcoin, otherwise known as BTC. …

Lean software design using the Toyota Production System
Courtesy of Toyota

Is it possible to combine production management created in the 1950s for Japanese car manufacturing with current cloud-native software development?

History of the Toyota Production System (TPS)

The Toyota Production System (TPS) was started shortly after World War II, primarily out of necessity. Japan had almost no natural resources and even less operating cash to manage production facilities such as Toyota. Frugality, efficiency, and watching every penny was not a choice; it was the only means to stay operational as a company in a post-war economy.

Best cryptocurrencies to invest in 2021
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Getting into cryptocurrencies can be a challenge, especially if you’re now and unsure of exactly what you need to be looking out for. Even if you are experienced, keeping up with the latest trends can be a challenge, and having a handy guide around could potentially sky-rocket your investment potential.

What Is Crypto and Cryptocurrencies

When discussing crypto and cryptocurrencies, a cryptocurrency is a currency that can take the form of tokens, otherwise known as coins, and exist on a distributed and decentralized ledger of the blockchain.

Cryptocurrencies are essentially coins of value gathered through solving cryptography that allows for the creation as well as…

Cheetah hunting springbuck in Etosha National Park by Elana Erasmus

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” — Charles Darwin, On the Origin of Species, 5th Edition, 1869.

How do we continue working as our world struggles with the pandemic situation of recent COVID-19, first detected in Wuhan, China?

Declared as the “Global Pandemic” by World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020, the virus has been named SARS-COV2 (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome).

However, the conditions have become worse while the officially claimed ratios state over 90 million cases worldwide and death toll exceeding 2 million…

Openware releasing OpenDAX3 cryptocurrency exchange software update with Exchange Liquidity Network (XLN) in March 2021
Crypto exchange software platform OpenDAX3 by Openware set to release in March 2021

Openware is one of the leading open-source software engineering companies for the Blockchain industry, headquartered in San Francisco. Their full-stack products help developers build next-generation DeFi apps and allow enterprises to launch robust hi-tech financial infrastructure.

Openware offers impeccable product maintenance, perfect development collaboration, and self-service workflows on principal open-source code for every supported product. The company is on the rise with one successful project after another due to the popularity and demand of the cryptocurrency trading projects, as Bitcoin and Ethereum are on escalating.

Openware is a professional Fintech DevOps company with a great team able to pull off…

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