Marshall Islands President Faces No Confidence Vote amid Plans for a National Cryptocurrency

Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine is under fire and is facing a vote of no confidence amid a bold plan led by her administration to introduce a national cryptocurrency dubbed the Sovereign (SOV). The vote will reportedly occur next week after a group of eight senators including Senator Casten Nemra introduced the motion on Monday with The post Marshall Islands President Faces No Confidence Vote amid Plans for a National Cryptocurrency appeared first on CCN

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BitMEX Launches New Fork Monitoring Website to Keep Track of Bitcoin Forks

BitMEX just launched a website to make it easier to keep tabs on hard and soft forks on the Bitcoin blockchain. According to a recent blog post, the research arm of BitMEX is sponsoring a new website, ForkMonitor.info, which is connected to 13 nodes of Bitcoin and its hard forks, most notably Bitcoin Cash. The website will monitor many different aspects of the networks and their associated blockchains, with the ultimate goal of keeping track of these variables during forks to be “potentially useful in helping to detect unintentional consensus…

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