The irreversibility of blockchain transactions is often touted as proof of crypto’s security. Because a transaction cannot be undone, there is no way for scammers to initiate a chargeback after they have transferred funds to purchase a product. It provides the ultimate level of protection for sellers – especially those who might have been burned in the past using a third-party service such as PayPal, where chargebacks are not only common but also very difficult to challenge in the event of being scammed.
Kicking the can down the road, versus capturing pieces of immutable scarcity. This is the choice that bitcoin brings to the table.
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The economy can be thought of as a complex orchestra. Industry sectors are represented by the choir, strings, brass, woodwinds and percussion. These sectors are all working together as harmoniously as possible to create a seamless experience for the listeners and for themselves. Each individual utilizes the instruments available to them to add value to our collective experience.
By CCN Markets: Canada’s largest chain of pharmacies announced a big partnership at the World Cannabis Congress on Monday. Shoppers Drug Mart will be working with TruTrace Technologies (until recently known as BlockStrain) to bring blockchain-based verification to the medicinal marijuana market. If successful, it could help power cannabis stocks higher as more doctors become comfortable with prescribing the drug. For interested investors, TruTrace’s stock trades as symbol “TTT” on the Canadian stock exchange. Shoppers Drug Mart operates roughly 1,300 pharmacies in Canada and already sells various products containing marijuana. It hopes to make doctors and patients feel more secure.
Each Sunday, we breakdown the most important crypto market news from the past week for SludgeFeed Premium members, including key events and stories you might’ve missed from a variety of news outlets. Top Headlines This Week 🔥 Facebook (FB) Quietly Registers Swiss Firm for Its Libra Crypto Platform Facebook (FB) has quietly been making significant strides on […]
The much-anticipated launch of Black Ops 4 League Play has been delayed until mid-February, according to a recent post by Treyarch. The reasoning behind the delay is seemingly tied to a flurry of last-minute changes to the League Play rules, including improvements to the ladder system and restrictions on restrictions on Specialists, maps, modes, weapons, Equipment, Attachments, Perks, Scorestreaks, Wildcards […]
North American esports organization Denial Esports announced on Tuesday that it will be sticking with PUBG, even as the future of the battle royale title in esports becomes increasingly uncertain. After much thought (meaning none at all) we have decided to stay in the PUBG space with our contender team. Here at Denial we value the […]
Dan Schulman, the president and CEO of PayPal, said that the fintech giant would provide federal employees affected by the partial US government shutdown with an interest-free $ 500 line of credit. PayPal to Dole Out $ 25 Million in Interest-Free Cash Advances Schulman says the private sector is “in a position to help” the 800,000 federal
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Halo 5: Guardians, the fifth installment in the main Master Chief storyline, is available for free for Xbox Live Gold users through the end of the weekend. Xbox Live Gold members can play Halo 5 for free today through Sunday as part of @Xbox Free Play Days. Jump in and join the Master Chief for […]
Privacy-focused bitcoin wallet Samourai is having its hand forced by Google.
According to a Samourai blog post, the wallet provider is disabling privacy features that are key to its design before its latest version, 0.99.4, hits the Google Play store tomorrow. The removed features include Samourai’s Stealth Mode, remote text message (SMS) commands, and SIM Switch Defense (a measure to protect against sim swaps).
Call of Duty League Play, a new numerical system that is used for the first time alongside XP, has long been a staple within the Black Ops series. Starting with Black Ops 2, League Play pitted competitive amateur players up against one another to earn Division badges, ranging from Iron to Master, through two different series: […]
Blizzard (ATVI) has released the details for Season 14 of Overwatch Competitive Play, which notably marks the first full season of Ashe, a ranged hero capable of dealing high area-of-effect burst damage to groups of heroes. Try and keep it together. Welcome to Season 14 of Competitive Play: https://t.co/EmZESrBYK1 Good luck out there, heroes. 👊 pic.twitter.com/kiIWkmdCAt […]
Razer (RAZFF), a Singapore-based gaming hardware maker, recently revealed that its Razer Cortex: Paid to Play reward program is back in full on both PC and mobile devices. ICYMI, Paid to Play is back—and we’ve got a few useful tips for you to start racking up Razer Silver, one step closer to scoring rewards you love. […]
Square’s Cash App has achieved a key milestone on the road to mainstreaming bitcoin usage by becoming the most popular app in the finance category on the U.S. Google Play Store ahead of PayPal. The app, which has spent much of the past year gaining tremendous amounts of ground within the millennial market segment is
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As a high-tech hub known for its consumer electronics, tech giants, esports, and global innovation, perhaps it’s not surprising that a report by Cindicator revealed that South Korea will play a major role in cryptocurrency adoption. By reviewing existing data on exchange volumes, recent economic history, regulation, and trends, the tokenized fintech asset management company
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Well, here’s something we didn’t expect this early in the century. Ohio’s state government is now accepting Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash via its payment portal, serviced by BitPay. As CCN reported: “Ohio will become the first state in the US to officially accept tax payments in bitcoin, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Beginning
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Despite attempts to weed out fake cryptocurrency apps on the Android marketplace, the war is far from being won. Cybersecurity researcher Lukas Stefanko recently came across four fake crypto apps in the Google Play Store that impersonated Ethereum wallet MetaMask, as well as the Tether and NEO cryptocurrencies. According to Stefanko, the apps have been
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Digital asset prices dropped in value on Monday after the last few weeks of cryptocurrency market consolidation and stability. Around 8:10 a.m. EDT on Oct. 29, the top 10 digital currency markets saw percentage losses of between 2-5%. Since our last markets update two days ago, the entire crypto-economy has lost $ 5.6 billion in value.
In the last 24 hours, the Bitcoin price has experienced a gradual decline from $ 6,500 to $ 6,410, struggling to demonstrate momentum in the relatively low region of mid-$ 6,000. On October 21, CCN reported that the low volume of Bitcoin remains a concern for traders, as it demonstrated the lack of interest in investors in the
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Some of the top cryptocurrency markets are going in the red once again. That usually does not bode well for the top altcoins, digital assets, and tokens alike. So far, TRON successfully bucks this trend, albeit it remains to be seen how long the momentum will remain in place this time around.
TRON Price Notes a Small Increase
It has been a very interesting year for TRON, even though the current price might not reflect the positive developments at this time. Two major milestones have been reached, as the developers successfully launched the main net, and Justin Sun acquired BitTorrent. Both developments pave the way for decentralizing the internet as people know it today, albeit there is still a lot of work to be done.