Karan Balwani

Karan is a writer who shares an undying passion for technology, books and pets. For the past 7 years, he has worked in Business Development and PR before discovering his love for the written word. He regularly posts on his blog (www.k4b6.com) and is working on his debut novel.

DMG Blockchain Solutions Expanding Mining Capacity in Vancouver
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DMG Blockchain Solutions Expanding Mining Capacity in Vancouver

DMG Blockchain Solutions Inc. has announced that it is under the process of installing an additional 85 MegaWatt (MW) substation in Vancouver, Canada. This move is enacted as a part of the company’s expansion plan. The new capacity transformer and an electric substation will directly be connected to the power …

Vietnam Banning Use of Cryptocurrencies Across the Country
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Vietnam Banning Use of Cryptocurrencies Across the Country

Several Asian countries are pushing back against the use of cryptocurrencies to protect the interests of the state. Vietnam is taking this to an elevated level. Almost all crypto-related activities have been banned by the State Securities Commission. This move did not come as a surprise, in fact, it was …

Economic Problems Pushing Pakistan Towards Cryptocurrencies
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Economic Problems Pushing Pakistan Towards Cryptocurrencies

Due to the growing economic problems in Pakistan, an increasing number of people are moving towards cryptocurrencies as a saving grace. Notably, Pakistan had banned cryptocurrencies in early 2018. This resulted in the shutdown of Urdubit. Since the economy is down, more people are seeking alternative options such as trading …

Switzerland Aims to Promote Cryptocurrencies Despite the Initial Setbacks
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Switzerland Aims to Promote Cryptocurrencies Despite the Initial Setbacks

Recently, a couple of small banks shut down in Switzerland. The banks flourished under virtual currencies, though their closing sent waves of concern among the community. Industry experts are worried that this may cause more companies to pull out of the country. Some companies have already moved to overseas rivals …

Australia Ranks Second Worldwide in Cryptocurrency Scams
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Australia Ranks Second Worldwide in Cryptocurrency Scams

As public interest in cryptocurrency grows, there is an explosion of crypto-related crimes as well. Cybercriminals are coming up with new strategies to steal information and crypto coins from user’s wallets. Large corporations are also employing crypto mining code on their websites to mine Monero using malicious CoinHive scripts. An official …

Singapore Airlines Launches Loyalty Wallet Based on Cryptocurrency
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Singapore Airlines Launches Loyalty Wallet Based on Cryptocurrency

Singapore Airlines has launched a loyalty wallet that is based on blockchain as its underlying technology. This digital wallet has been developed in conjunction with Microsoft and KPMG Digital Village. KrisPay, the digital wallet will convert frequent flier miles into ‘KrisPay miles’. These miles can be redeemed by paying for …

Augur - Blockchain-Based Betting Platform Foraying into Assassination Markets
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Augur – Blockchain-Based Betting Platform Foraying into Assassination Markets

Augur is featuring a new betting domain known as assassination markets. As reported by Mashable, users can note bet on the death of public figures. Augur launched its Ethereum powered predictions platform earlier in July. The Forecast Foundation created this platform which allows users to make predictions about the outcome …

A Surprise Announcement from CyClean COO at the Korea Meet
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A Surprise Announcement from CyClean COO at the Korea Meet

CyClean is all about giving back to the community. Its platform rewards the users for adopting eco-friendly products. CyClean intends to bring more users on board for its mission for a greener planet. Recently, Mr. Cooz Komei Tokita, CyClean’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) made an announcement at CyClean’s Korea meet …

Chinese Users Share Censored News using Blockchain
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Chinese Users Share Censored News using Blockchain

Chinese internet users recently shared a censored news article where a supplier used faulty vaccines that were given to small babies. These vaccines were meant to treat whooping cough and tetanus. The users tried posting the news and went through social media content to express their concern.  The official news …

BitTorrent Acquired by TRON
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BitTorrent Acquired by TRON

The blockchain startup TRON has recently announced their acquisition of BitTorrent, the popular peer-to-peer file sharing platform. “Through this acquisition, BitTorrent and TRON will combine forces, with the TRON US team merging with the BitTorrent team. This move will make the billions of devices running BitTorrent software official a part …