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Peer-To-Peer Pressure: Risks vs Reward and a Changing Regulatory Landscape

Peer-To-Peer Pressure: Risks vs. Reward and a Changing Regulatory Landscape                                  Peer to peer lending also known as P2P is not a new phenomenon. People have always turned to their friends and family for financial assistance when caught between a rock and a hard place. It was either that or the cutthroat pawnshop owner or […]

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2019 Japan Prize Awarded for Significant Achievements in Technology and Science

2019 Japan Prize Awarded for Significant Achievements in Technology and Science                                  Bitsonline was fortunate this week to attend the 35th Japan Prize presentation ceremony in Tokyo. The Prize, similar in status to the Nobel Prize, is awarded annually to recognize significant contributions to progress in science and technology. The ceremony at Japan’s […]

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Upgraded Hyperledger Fabric Sees 7-Fold Increase in Transaction Speed

Upgraded Hyperledger Fabric Sees 7-Fold Increase in Transaction Speed             Researchers have re-engineered the Hyperledger Fabric to support almost seven times more transactions per second (TPS), according to a May 2 news release from Canada’s University of Waterloo. A new series of optimizations increased the volume of data that the blockchain — used by financial […]

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SeedInvest Gains FINRA Approval as Alternative Trading System a Month After Circle Buyout

SeedInvest Gains FINRA Approval as Alternative Trading System a Month After Circle Buyout             SeedInvest, the equity crowdfunding platform owned by crypto-friendly payment giant Circle, has gained approval to offer secondary shares trading, crypto industry news outlet The Block reported on April 26. The platform, which Circle bought out for an undisclosed sum in March […]