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When we discuss blockchain technology, we are often talking about a collection of disciplines including cryptography, distributed systems design, economics, game theory and many others. 

Blockchain technology, in practice, is not a singular thing, as it intersects with all manner of industries and technologies. This is what makes it a compelling technological movement. 

While cryptocurrencies are the most widely acknowledged and discussed use case of blockchain, there are other non-financial use cases such as supply-chain provenance and digital identity that make it a compelling solution in all manner of fields. 

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Analysis
Contrary to popular belief, EIP-1559 does not seek to reduce Ether’s congestion and gas fee issues — so, what is it for?
A London tour guide: What the EIP-1559 hard fork promises for Ethereum
Shiraz Jagati
2021-04-19T13:47:00+01:00
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News
Ethereum is starting to lose ground to its competitors for USDT usage, and Hermez may help to fix that.
Tether launches on Hermez rollup as Ethereum starts falling behind
Andrey Shevchenko
2021-04-19T12:30:33+01:00
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News
China wants to allow foreign athletes and visitors to use the county’s digital currency during the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022.
China aims to let foreigners use digital yuan at Winter Olympics in 2022
Helen Partz
2021-04-19T10:50:04+01:00
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The United Kingdom is the latest country to begin exploring the possibility of creating a central bank digital currency.
UK government establishes central bank digital currency task force
Osato Avan-Nomayo
2021-04-19T10:37:55+01:00
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Opinion
Central banks are paying very close attention to stablecoins, seeking to control them — and decentralization may be the solution.
A nightmare on Stable Street: Centralized stablecoins may be doomed
Artem Tolkachev
2021-04-18T14:15:00+01:00
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Opinion
What is certain is that exploits only get points for being less disastrous than their counterpart.
Smart contract exploits are more ethical than hacking... or not?
Pawel Stopczynski
2021-04-18T08:13:00+01:00
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Opinion
Economies are currently experiencing the development of brand new ideas around CBDCs, stablecoins or private digital currencies.
You can’t talk about blockchain and not bring up CBDCs and stablecoins
Steve Billinghurst
2021-04-17T12:47:00+01:00
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Analysis
Why do artists need NTFs, and what can be done with such tokens, besides buying and selling? Here is the future of NFTs and blockchain.
NFT platforms: Going beyond marketplaces to deliver unique content
Elena Perez
2021-04-17T09:37:00+01:00
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