Starbucks Could Serve Up a Blockchain Payments App

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Bitcoin may be off limits, but the coffee chain is not overlooking the technology that underpins cryptocurrencies. Howard Schultz, Starbucks executive chairman and the face behind the brand, suggested blockchain could very well be part of the coffee retailer’s future, pointing to the possibility of a “proprietary digital currency integrated into our application.” He told … Continued

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How Autodata Became an API Platform for the Automotive Industry

In the early 1970s, Autodata was a modest publisher of technical automotive manuals that helped vehicle owners fix their own cars. Today, Autodata is a world-leading data and software company that provides online technical information solutions to automotive workshops worldwide and is powering an emerging generation of API-based solutions for tomorrow’s automotive market.

Bitcoin Dominance Hits Two-Month High as Crypto Market Declines

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The cryptocurrency markets succumbed to another mid-week slump on Wednesday, with the majority of top-tier coins posting minor declines. Meanwhile, Bitcoin dominance rose to a two-month high as investors continued to consolidate their holdings back into the flagship cryptocurrency. At present, the cryptocurrency market cap is valued at $452.4 billion, down from $459.6 billion on … Continued

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NEM (XEM), Tron (TRX), & DigixDAO (DGD) Lead the Market

NEM (XEM)

The cryptocurrency market as a whole has taken a slight correction, with no specific reason for doing so. There have been crickets lately with new worldwide government regulations, which is a great thing as those announcements have driven crypto prices down exponentially in the past. With prices down today, there are still a few coins seeing gains and leading the market.

DigixDAO (DGD)

Source: CoinMarketCap

DigixDAO coins are entirely backed by bars of gold. Yes, that’s right, actual gold. A single token represents 1 gram of gold. The team’s reason behind this ...

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Anonymous Feature Makes Cryptocurrencies Bad?

Anonymous Feature

The Cryptocurrency revolution has not only raised a red flag for banks and the global financial system, the invasion of virtual currencies has been threatening tax collection and anti-money laundering initiatives. Criminals, tax evaders, and terrorists are effusively capitalizing on the anonymous feature and can turn their black money into white money.

Analysts and global regulators have stressed on taking strong initiatives to avert the criminal activities by regulating cryptocurrencies and banning their anonymous feature.   

Some analysts believe cryptocurrencies are pump and dump schemes and don’t have any underlying value to support the price ...

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