US National Cancer Institute all set to use blockchain technology for data sharing

The collaborative exchange of healthcare and blockchain has the potential to remodel the entire healthcare system by enabling faster and accurate access to medical data. An agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the National Cancer Institute, has approved a project to create a blockchain-based system to share clinical data. The National […]


Coinbase, HitBTC, WazirX report Cloudflare outage issues

The world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase, reported experiencing intermittent access issues which was traced to a Cloudflare outage. In a blog post, Cloudflare reported that it observed network related issues on Monday morning. The support team revealed that Cloudflare identified a potential “route leak” which affected some of its IP ranges, shortly after the news broke out on […]


XRP TipBot comes back online after a tiny downtime; Nothing to be worried about, says Wietse Wind

XRP TipBot’s website and the corresponding application suffered a downtime on June 23, 2019 for a few hours, during which the application wasn’t showing the balance of users. The website and the API for TipBot instead, displayed a “500 Internal Error.” A Twitter user, @BlueNETGaming, tweeted Wietse Wind, inquiring the same. Wind confirmed that it […]


Tron Weekly Report: Tron catches up to Ethereum’s transaction count as BitTorrent Speed launch looms

The Tron community rejoiced after the TRX token surged by 6% over 24 hours to re-enter the list of the world’s top-10 cryptocurrencies on CoinMarketCap. At press time, TRX had a market capitalization of $2.57 billion. Justin Sun, CEO of Tron Foundation, also announced on Twitter that TRX perpetual contracts had been launched on BaseFEX […]


BaseFEX launches Tron [TRX] perpetual contracts

Justin Sun today announced the listing of Tron [TRX] perpetual contracts on BaseFEX, a cryptocurrency derivative exchange, via his official handle. He tweeted, #TRX is now available on @BaseFEX, $TRX perpetual contracts is launched on BaseFEX futures exchange. #TRON — Justin Sun (@justinsuntron) June 24, 2019 The price of the index would be derived from […]


Bitcoin and Ethereum Classic find themselves on opposite ends of the 51% attack spectrum

Every revolutionary product comes with its own fallacy. However, to its internal metrics, in order for that product to remain adherent to the principle it hopes to expound, the cryptocurrency world is no less. Bitcoin [BTC] and other Proof-of-Work [PoW] cryptos have an in-built fallacy as well, the dreaded “51 percent attack.” A recent study […]


Bitcoin, Gold remain unaffected as U.S-China trade war and other geopolitical, economic tensions escalate

Bitcoin since its inception has been a speculative asset that has subsequently been widely traded. However, perhaps the most important thing to come out of Bitcoin aging is it being an uncorrelated asset. This means that Bitcoin’s price will not be negatively affected by global political and economic events, like recessions or trade wars. The […]