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What’s in a Blockchain? With New Tools, Anyone Can Find Out

As the intrigue of blockchains settles to a quiet simmer, it’s time to ask: How far has the technology advanced? Hundreds of new coin species have been minted. Billions of dollars have been raised. And tales have been spun of an encroaching technological revolution. Continue reading What’s in a Blockchain? With New Tools, Anyone Can Find Out

Turns out Venezuela’s Oil-Backed Petro Cryptocurrency is Real after All

In December 2017, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced that the South American nation’s government was going to launch an oil-backed cryptocurrency called the Petro. Since then, the cryptocurrency’ actual existence has been questionable, but CCN recently got our hands on some tokens. Continue reading Turns out Venezuela’s Oil-Backed Petro Cryptocurrency is Real after All

Crypto Firms Speak out Against Critical McKinsey Report

Consulting giant McKinsey & Co recently published a report on the state of the blockchain industry, claiming that while crypto technology has potential, it has been unable to break away from the early “pioneer” phase with most use cases failing to take off. Continue reading Crypto Firms Speak out Against Critical McKinsey Report