South Africa’s Central Bank Wins Award for its Ethereum Payments Blockchain

South Africa’s Central Bank Wins Award for its Ethereum Payments Blockchain

CCN reports, Central Banking, a global central banking forum, has bestowed its FinTech & RegTech Award for Best Distributed Ledger Initiative to South Africa’s central bank for its successful Project Khokha, which successfully used an Ethereum blockchain platform to process interbank payments and settlements.

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IBM Makes Another Blockchain Identity Play With Health Data App

IBM Makes Another Blockchain Identity Play With Health Data App

IBM’s blockchain division is widening its work in the nascent field of “self-sovereign identity” – technology designed to give individuals greater control over their personal data.

Announced today, the tech giant is working with Hu-manity.co, whose #My31 app just became available on iOS and Android mobile devices. The app’s name alludes to the idea that legal ownership of one’s data should be a “31st human right” in addition to the 30 already ratified by the United Nations.

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Stellar, A Payment Network Similar To Ripple But Non-Profit

Stellar, A Payment Network Similar To Ripple But Non-Profit

Stellar is a payment network allowing for exchange between fiat-based currencies and cryptocurrencies. The network’s token, called Lumens, have extremely low fees to use and is really attractive for the payment processing sector. Another blockchain-based ledger we know of is Ripple with it’s token XRP, they rival for the same market, where Stellar succeeds is in their transaction processing speeds and that they are non-profit, unlike Ripple.

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World’s Largest Bitcoin Mining Pool Launches Ethereum Operation

World’s Largest Bitcoin Mining Pool Launches Ethereum Operation

The world’s largest bitcoin mining pool is preparing to expand its horizons.

BTC.com, which produced 21 percent of all newly-mined BTC over the past 12 months and currently accounts for more than 16 percent of the bitcoin hashrate, announced on Thursday that it has opened an ethereum mining pool.

The pool will initially support both ethereum and ethereum classic, and users will have the ability to shift between the two Ethash-based cryptocurrencies to enhance profitability.

“Because contracts are charged per line of executed code and miners are rewarded for dedicated hashes using GHOST, Ethereum provides multiple different reward incentives to contribute hash power to the network,” said Zhuang Zhong, director of BTC.com’s mining pool. “We hope to expand Ethereum’s network by relaying those rewards through our FPPS system. By competing to provide the best reward margins along with our product development, we expect mining operations to grow to 12% of ETH total hashrate in the next 12 months.”

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The Year of 100GbE in Data Center Networks

The Year of 100GbE in Data Center Networks

The steady march to 100 Gigabit Ethernet in data center networks appears to have progressed into a jog this year.

It’s August, and 100GbE port shipments have already doubled from 2017, while the rate of adoption continues to accelerate, as data centers move away from 40GbE, according to Dell’Oro Group. Shipments are projected to “almost triple by the end of the year,” Sameh Boujelbene, senior director at the market research firm, said.

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RTX 20 Series, A New Line Of NVIDIA GPU’s

RTX 20 Series, A New Line Of NVIDIA GPU’s

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ delivers the ultimate PC gaming experience. Powered by the new NVIDIA Turing™ GPU architecture and the revolutionary RTX platform, RTX graphics cards bring together real-time ray tracing, artificial intelligence, and programmable shading. This is a whole new way to experience games.
Source: https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/geforce/20-series/

Are you ready for the next line of graphics cards from NVIDIA?

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