Crypto Consumer & Retail

Aura and Arianee: Louis Vuitton, Prada, Cartier Get More Authentic with blockchain

The three biggest names of the luxury world, LVMH (Louis Vuitton, Dior, Tiffany, and more), Prada, and Richemont (Cartier, Dunhill, and more), recently came together to an extraordinary meeting. The topic was how to authenticate and validate their original products permanently using blockchain technologies. The outcome was the formation of the private blockchain consortium, Aura….

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What can you buy with cryptocurrency today?

The first real-world Bitcoin transaction happened on 22nd May 2010, when Laszlo Hanyecz bought two pizzas from a Papa John’s store in Jacksonville, Florida for 10,000 BTC (In today’s exchange rate, that comes to over 500 million dollars). In 2014, Overstock became one of the first big e-sellers to accept direct Bitcoin payments. Since Bitcoin…

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Jack Dorsey’s first tweet auction Jack Dorsey’s auction for the March 2006 tweet was closed on Monday with a winning bid of over $2.9 million. The CEO of Bridge Oracle, a public oracle system on the Tron Network, was the winner. Sina Estavi (@sinaEstavi), the winning bidder, offered around 1630.6 ETH on March 6, which…


Ethereum 2.0 – A real competitor to Bitcoin

Call it Eth2, Serenity or Ethereum 2.0, this is the long-anticipated upgrade to the Ethereum blockchain. Intended to boost the efficiency, speed and scalability of the Ethereum network, Eth2 will further enable its previous version to tackle hurdles in addition to increasing the count of transactions. Ethereum 2.0 is designed to be launched in three…

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Tweet Bitcoins! Bottlepay brings real-time bitcoin payments The firm said, “Users can tweet bitcoin and fiat currency to other users instantly”. The U.K based payments platform Bottlepay brings real-time bitcoin payments to Twitter. Bottlepay is aiming to disrupt the payments space by enabling real-time cross-broader transfers of both fiat money and cryptocurrencies. The beta version…