Blockchain platform Qtum is introducing Bitcoin (B.T.C.) atomic swaps to its mainnet infrastructure, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Jan. 9.

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Before the internet brought us dog videos and your grandmother’s Facebook updates, losing money was a traumatic experience. Dropping $20 meant you’d probably never see it again – all you’d have left is that unmistakable sensation of feeling stupid.

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BaseCore, a US-based blockchain project, reveals a new security token concept which allows investing in private IT companies, like Uber, AirBnB and Grab, among others.
According to the project’s whitepaper, the BaseCore token is backed by a portfolio containing the assets of private IT companies. These assets are impossible to purchase on the stock market, as the companies are not public. The paper states, “This feature of the token allows it to become one of the most stable digital currencies on the market.”

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