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A more established Bitcoin trick has reemerged in which the sixteenth century seer Nostradamus as far as anyone knows anticipated Bitcoin.

It seems that a day cannot pass in the last week without another Bitcoin conspiracy raising its head. To start with, we had the fellow benefactor (co-founder) of Kaspersky Labs say that the cryptographic money was made by US insight organizations. At that point we had a UFO-themed YouTube channel assert that a rebel AI made Bitcoin, which was trailed by another video saying that outsiders were mindful. The most recent one making the rounds is that Nostradamus predicted the formation of Bitcoin path back in the sixteenth century.

Foreseeing the Future

Nostradamus was a writr and astro specialist who lived in sixteenth century France. He is celebrated for as far as anyone knows anticipating numerous future occasions in the wide range of quatrains he recorded. As far as anyone knows, he imagined the ascent of Hitler, the French Revolution, both World Wars, and even the Challenger carry catastrophe.

In any case, some are proposing that we would now be able to add Bitcoin to that rundown of predictions. Various clients on Reddit a couple of years back presented the Bitcoin intrigue that Nostradamus anticipated the formation of the crypto. Presently such perspectives have reemerged in various media outlets, probably in light of the fact that Bitcoin had a pennant year in 2017.

The Bitcoin Quatrains?

A Reddit client by the name of Viper2097 posted a quatrain by Nostradamus to probably demonstrate that the digital money was prognosticated hundreds of years back. Here are a portion of the correlated parts:

Oh, how we will see an awesome country woefully grieved and the sacred law in absolute demolish. Christianity (represented) all through by different laws, when another wellspring of gold and silver is found.

Through lightning in the curve gold and silver softened, of two prisoners one will eat the other: The best one of the city extended, When submerged the fleet will swim.

They will plan icons of Kings and Princes, Soothsayers and discharge prophets lifted: Horn, casualty of gold, and purplish blue, astonishing, The seers will be translated.


The colossal credit of gold and wealth of silver will make respect be blinded by desire; the offense of the adulterer will wind up noticeably known, which will jump out at his awesome shame.

The duplicates of gold and silver inflated which after the burglary were tossed into the lake, at the revelation that all is depleted and disseminated by the obligation. All scrips and bonds will be wiped out.

Another Reddit client, Gritbits, recommended that Satoshi Nakamoto was predicted by Nostradamus with the accompanying prescience:

Conceived in the shadows and amid a dull day, He will be sovereign in domain and goodness: He will make his blood rise again in the antiquated urn, Renewing the time of gold for that of metal.

While an intriguing idea, actually the predictions recorded by Nostradamus are madly unclear. This implies they can be interminably turned to suit anyone’s needs. Aggravating the issue is that most interpretations of his compositions are exceptionally poor, which makes his genuine words and implications basically difficult to know.






India’s largest Mobile & Internet industry forms Blockchain Committee



India is promoting the blockchain ecosystem in the country and the latest move in this regard is the country’s influential internet and mobile industry association has formed a committee dedicated to the decentralized (blockchain) technology.

India’s most-read business daily the Economic Times reported, with the new blockchain committee, the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) is batting an eye on the government to widen the blockchain industry and startups.   India’s most-read business daily the Economic Times report.

The focus is to use blockchain technology to facilitate job creation and reduce the unemployment rate in the country.  This will give a boom to the new digital economy in the country, the report added.

The new committee within the influential non-profit will be chaired by Tina Singh, digital chief at private lending giant Mahindra Finance.

She told the publication:

“Blockchain is undeniably the technology of the future, slated to bring decentralization and trust and accountability into multiple areas of business. However, in order to be more effective and enter the mainstream, blockchain technology needs the intervention of government bodies, regulatory authorities, and corporates.”

The committee includes several includes many well-reputed executives of major corporate giants spanning tech and financial sectors such as Microsoft, Mastercard, IBM and HDFC Bank, India’s biggest private bank.

Interestingly, the committee also includes Sandeep Goenka, founder of major Indian bitcoin exchange Zebpay. The app-only exchange was among India’s earliest and largest exchanges until it closed trading services less than a month ago. However, Zebpay continues to provide a wallet service to users, the exchange said it was “unable to find a reasonable way to conduct the cryptocurrency exchange business” following the central bank’s comprehensive ban that bars banks from providing services to exchanges and the wider crypto sector.

Despite the ban and less viability on the cryptocurrency sector, which remains unregulated, the formation of the blockchain committee proves the consistent effort to integrate the groundbreaking tech into wider society.

Singh added:

The IAMAI Blockchain Committee will focus on creating dialogue between all stakeholders; curate and create content to aid skill development and move towards creating a participative economy with the usage of blockchain.”

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BTCC Chinese Crypto firm plans to start its services in South Korea



BTCC, China’s first cryptocurrency exchange, has planned to expand its services in South Korea on October 31, 2018.

Initially known as BTC China, the cryptocurrency trading exchange was one of the largest in the world in terms of trading volume. However, owing to  China’s crackdown on crypto trading and initial coin offerings (ICOs), the exchange was asked to shut down its services in the country in September last year and transferred to Hong Kong in January 2018.

According to a report, BTCC’s Korea operations will be headed by Lee Jae-beom. He said that BTCC Koplannedaned to highlight a new vision of cryptocurrencies. The exchange will first launch its beta services this month, with the official debut set for November.

Furthermore, the exchange stated that it will provide not only the trading, buying and selling services to its customers, but it also plans to create own a wallet, a mining pool, and a consumer payments service. However, there is still no information about the coins listed on an exchange. On the South Korean version of its website, the company has not yet specified which coins will be supported on the exchange.

Commenting on the launch, Lee said: “Cryptocurrency exchanges are facing a turning point due to a downturn in local exchanges while global exchanges are making a leap here. BTCC Korea will be able to present a new strategy and vision of crypto exchanges.”

The report said, BTCC also plans to expand its services and it wants to achieve this via strategic tie-ups with local and global firms. Recently, the company announced that it had joined hands with Defytime, a producer of anti-ageing products. The partnership will helpDefytime to adopt blockchain in healthcare products.

In Hong Kong, BTCC offers a range of services and products for trading to a global customer base. In particular, the exchange facilitates the trading of five cryptocurrencies against the USD – BTC, BCH, ETH, LTC, and DASH. In addition, BCH, ETH, LTC and DASH can also be traded against BTC.


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Toyota uses Blockhain tech to cut down frauds in Digital Ads



Japanese car manufacturer Toyota has joined hands with blockchain advertising analytics firm Lucidity to reduce fraud when buying digital advertisements according to a press release published Oct. 16.

Formerly known as KR8OS, Lucidity was founded in 2017 in Los Angeles. It offers an Ethereumblockchain solution to track supply chain payments, so advertisers can monitor how their funds are conducted and how they can be reduced.

Through the new partnership with Lucidity, Toyota and global ads agency Saatchi & Saatchi are reportedly looking to attain transparency in Toyota’s digital ad campaign buys and eliminate wasted spending. The size of the automotive digital advertising market was estimated at nearly $15 billion in the U.S. in 2018.

Nancy Inouye, Media Director at Toyota Motor North America, reportedly told advertising trade publication AdAge that the campaign with Lucidity resulted in a 21 percent upstick in visits to Toyota’s website. As reported, Lucidity was able to flag sites and apps with a high level of impression and click discrepancy which indicates fraud or bot infiltration to move funds to sites with higher performance.

Inouye reportedly said that Toyota “wanted to go deeper into the programmatic space in particular because it is an area [where] quite frankly, we don’t have transparency and visibility.” According to AdAge, the company now plans to extend its deal with Lucidity beyond the originally planned three-week test. Inouye added:

“We are in discussions to take it to the next step and [test] further with additional campaigns for a longer period of time. We feel that if we go longer we would see stronger results.”

Tom Scott, Media Director at Saatchi & Saatchi, stated that “even with high standards of anti-fraud and viewability filters already built in, Lucidity was able to deliver significant value-add by further optimizing the campaign.” He added:

“The ability to have access to a transparent, clean set of data from across the programmatic supply chain is game-changing. We’re empowered to take action, and this is the first time we’ve been able to use blockchain technology to eliminate waste and optimize our ad buy in this way.”

Blockchain has been actively deployed within the media industry to address transparency issues like fake traffic counts, bot clicks, and domain spoofing, as well as audit ad transactions. In June, global ad software giant Mediaocean partnered with IBM to use blockchain to bring transparency to the “entire lifecycle of an advertiser’s media dollar flow.”

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