Libra Testnet Surpasses 50,000 Transactions Since September Launch

The Libra testnet has logged over 51,000 transactions since it was reset in September, with 34 projects having been developed on the network according to an update released by The Libra Association last week. In a blog post titled “Five months and growing strong: the Libra project,” the project’s lead developer, Michael Engle, said, “It’s been just five months since we announced the Libra project on June 18, 2019, and nearly a month since the Association charter was signed by its members in Geneva. We’ve been working diligently to build the…

China’s Zhejiang Processes $6B via DLT Medical Billing Platform

China’s Zhejiang province has processed nearly $6 billion via a blockchain medical billing platform using Ant Financial’s blockchain technology, Chinese publication QNSB reports on Nov. 18. Successfully piloted in 2018, the blockchain-enabled platform allows citizens to make doctor’s appointments, get prescriptions as well as pay, record and store their medical bills online. At a local blockchain event on Nov. 18, the Zhejiang Provincial Department of Finance announced that the platform had 480 medical institutions across the province as of Oct. 28. The officials said that the platform processed 41.7 billion…

Bitcoin (BTC) Diving, Can Bulls Protect $8.2K Support?

Bitcoin price is extending losses and it recently broke $8,375 support against the US Dollar. The price is currently correcting, but upsides are likely to be capped by $8,500. Morning’s key bearish trend line is active with resistance near $8,500 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). Ethereum is still holding the $180 support area and ripple is trading in a range above $0.2520. Bitcoin price is showing signs of more losses below $8,500 against the US Dollar. BTC could drop towards $8,200 before a…