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Makecents Launches Distrubted Ledger Platform For Payments
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Makecents Launches Distributed Ledger Platform for Payments

MakeCents is a New York-based startup focused on developing a new and scalable distributed blockchain solution for simple and stable payments. It recently announced that it has launched the testnet of its decentralized platform. MakeCents wants to use the distributed ledger technology to connect businesses, financial institutions and consumers on...
New York State Grants Virtual Currency License to BitPay
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New York State Grants Virtual Currency License to BitPay

BitPay, a bitcoin payment processor has received its Virtual Currency License from the New York Department of Financial Services(DFS). This is something not a lot of crypto firms in the state have achieved since the license was first introduced in 2015. BitPay was founded in 2011 and offers a wide...
High Energy Use by Bitcoin Miners
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High Energy Use by Bitcoin Miners

The Economist  made an assertion that Bitcoin and cryptocurrency is expensive in terms of energy use. The report says ‘Bitcoin has been alarming people for years’ referring to the amount of electricity required for its mining. This amount has been compared to the amount of electricity needed by a small...
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Barcelona’s Tech City To Create Space For Blockchain Technology

Local news outlet La Vanguardia reported on May 24 that the Barcelona Tech City will create a specialized space for blockchain technology development. The headquarters of the Barcelona Tech City opened in the summer of 2016. The blockchain space will be most likely be occupied by Spanish blockchain network Alastria. It...
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