Blockchain based voting is not secure, Walmart tries to use robots, WeChat blocks Bitmain, Russia is not ready for crypto circulation, Gemini Trust and Paxos Trust are new stablecoins, IOT market is growing
- Blockchain based elections are not enough secure. A new report from the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine says internet voting systems should not be used currently. The organization is also advocating for the use of paper ballots by the 2020 presidential election.
- Walmart will try to use delivery drones powered by blockchain. The US Patent and Trademark Office have publicized Walmart’s application for patent dubbed as: Systems, Devices, and Methods for In-Field Authenticating of Autonomous Robots.
- Bitmain and cryptocurrency market predictors censored by WeChat. China’s ultimate messaging app WeChat has cut off Bitmain and other accounts related to cryptocurrency.
- Russia is not ready for crypto. A special representative of the Russian president said that the country is not yet ready for the circulation and issuance of cryptocurrencies.
- New stablecoins have been revealed. The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has announced today that it authorized Gemini Trust and Paxos Trust to each offer its own stablecoin pegged to the US dollar.
- Internet of Things — development forecast. Over the past few years, the global IOT market has shown an exponential growth and experts believe that the market will continue to grow due to the rise in popularity and adoption of cloud platforms, technological progress, tendency to miniaturization and etc.
- Unstable situation on the market. The BTC price has the hurdle at $6,400 price level to cross over. Seven coins from the top 10 coins by 24-hour volume posted negative changes, ranging from 0.13% to 2.55%.