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  • Nano pumps up by 72% on a bearish day – another pump and dump?
    by Himanshu Kumar on 2018-02-24 at 10:57

    Nano according to Nano Twitter fanatics is going to create a “digital revolution” in the cryptocurrency world. The price has gone up by 74.21% with a market cap of $2 billion and the current value of the coin at $15.18. A trade volume of around $500 million kicks Nano out of the traditional definition of […] The post Nano pumps up by 72% on a bearish day – another pump […]

  • NuLife4D makes Sci-Fi into reality by implementing blockchain technology
    by Santhosh M on 2018-02-24 at 10:12

    NuLife4D is an organization in the USA which aims at providing a solution for saving lives of people suffering from heart diseases by using blockchain technology. They have launched an ICO for their token Life4D. The process is simple and affordable. When a patient comes to the clinic, they need to provide their cells from […] The post NuLife4D makes Sci-Fi into reality by implementing […]

  • Why Monero miners prefer hacking computers than mining it like Bitcoin?
    by Neil Kumar on 2018-02-24 at 08:56

    Many have considered Bitcoin and Monero a token with the same fundamentals. The usage and mining difference between Bitcoin and Monero has split the community into two with both tokens having hardcore supporters. Monero is meant to be more discrete, secretive and anonymous than Bitcoin and is the preferred token for payment on the dark […] The post Why Monero miners prefer hacking […]

  • Tron TRX and Justin Sun’s Twitter profile hijacked by spammers
    by Sanchit Ameria on 2018-02-24 at 02:27

    Over the past few weeks, spamming bots or scammer have intensified their attacks on Tron’s official Twitter handles by tweeting out posts about a “free” TRX/ETH give away for people who donate a particular amount of ETH to a particular address. This attack was noticed at multiple cryptocurrency related influencers’ Twitter handles including Ethereum’s Vitalik […]

  • Indian exchange Zebpay adds Ethereum to its trading platform – sees a 19% jump
    by Saumya Patki on 2018-02-23 at 16:32

    Zebpay, an Indian cryptocurrency exchange platform has added another cryptocurrency to its platform, Ethereum. Zebpay already has other cryptocurrencies such as Litecoin, Ripple, Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. This announcement has all the users up on their feet as prices started shooting up within of the news is out. The news has been received well and […] The post Indian exchange Zebpay adds […]

  • India joins forces with Canada to bring ‘Blockchain revolution’ to India
    by Aditya Dey on 2018-02-23 at 11:35

    The Indian National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) partnered with Canada’s Blockchain Research Institute (BRI). On 21st February, these two institutions officially became partners by signing the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This partnership will assist the Indian institution in investigating blockchain technology and the ways it can be implemented in India. […]

Bitcoin & Blockchain News

  • Bitcoin white
    on 2018-02-25 at 02:04

    The original white paper written by the creator(s) – Satoshi Nakamoto. com www. Adam White, vice president of Coinbase Inc. 025 bitcoin onto a bottle of whiskey and took it to a white elephant party (in which Dec 02, 2013 · Bitcoin Address: 1Fd8RuZqJNG4v56rPD1v6rgYptwnHeJRWs Litecoin Address: ... […]

  • This Week in Bitcoin with Adam Meister - 2-23-2018- Venezuelan Petro & national cryptocurrencies ...
    on 2018-02-25 at 02:01

    What the heck is going on in Venezuela? That was the biggest cryptocurrency question of this well. Maximo is on the ground in Venezuela and he is going to tell us what he sees. BTC Joe and Kenn Bosak are also here to share their thoughts on everything that went down this week in Bitcoin! Will Bittrex ... […]

  • In fresh Bitcoin bust, police arrest man who made crores
    on 2018-02-25 at 00:33

    According to police, the accused, Kamal Vishnoi, set up a bitcoin trading platform and lured several thousand investors into buying bitcoins offered by him. Police said a former investor filed a complaint against Vishnoi, who was arrested Tuesday. The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) has registered a ... […]

  • Purse.io lets you nab steep discounts on Amazon if you pay with Bitcoin
    on 2018-02-25 at 00:00

    Amazon can be a great place to find good deals on everything from books to smartphones, but a new cryptocurrency startup is hoping to provide even steeper savings. Purse.io allows users to purchase Amazon items at discounted prices — provided they pay in Bitcoin, that is. Purse.io allows users to ... […]

  • Meet author Andrew Courey: Wellesley's Bitcoin Boy
    on 2018-02-25 at 00:00

    Wellesley 6th grader Andrew Courey has a slew of interests, including basketball, soccer and lacrosse. But he's also fascinated by technology and money, and over the year-end holiday break he devoted almost 6 hours a day to finishing his first book, a primer on the cryptocurrency known as Bitcoin. […]

  • Elon Musk Reveals Personal Crypto Holdings
    on 2018-02-24 at 22:56

    In November there was heavy speculation that he was in fact the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto, creator of Bitcoin. Believers of the theory cited his mastery of C++ (coding language used by both SpaceX and Bitcoin), his passion for solving global problems, and his silence on the issue as evidence. […]

  • Bitcoin Security News
    on 2018-02-24 at 22:51

    Owners are anonymous; instead of using names, tax IDs, or social security numbers, bitcoin connects buyers and sellers through 31 Mar 2015 Bitcoin pundit and security expert, Andreas Antonopoulos, along with lawyer, Pamela Morgan, and seasoned Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Richard Kagan, have ... […]

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  • Over 3,000 Ethereum Smart Contracts Contain Major Security Flaws
    by JP Buntinx on 2018-02-24 at 23:06

    Ethereum smart contracts are hot technology as of right now. While many companies see merit in this technology, there are security issues a swell. Researchers discovered several vulnerabilities which put millions of Dollars at risk. This is worrisome news, although there is a positive side to it as well. Security Flaws in Smart Contracts There … Continue reading Over 3,000 Ethereum Smart […]

  • Is Proof-of-Work a Major Problem for Bitcoin’s Future?
    by JP Buntinx on 2018-02-24 at 18:15

    Bitcoin is a very energy-inefficient project as of right now. The proof-of-work aspect has been discussed many times over. It seems community members are now advocating to change this algorithm altogether. With mining centralization becoming a real problem, such a change is not necessarily a bad thing. The Proof-of-Work Situation Generating new Bitcoins requires dedicated … Continue […]

  • Interview: NewsBTC talks to Keyrpto Team
    by Guest Author on 2018-02-24 at 17:41

    Q: Keyrpto has an interesting tagline – “blockchain based e-commerce platform”. Is it same as enabling cryptocurrency payments for e-commerce or beyond that? Please explain. A: Keyrpto is not just a platform using cryptocurrencies, it’s far beyond that. what we are trying to achieve here is to integrate the blockchain technology to e-commerce. such as; Smart […]

  • eHealth First – the Reshaping of International Healthcare Systems with Blockchain, AI and NLP
    by Guest Author on 2018-02-24 at 16:46

    Generally, when one thinks of blockchain the first thing that comes to mind is cryptocurrency. And this has hitherto been the best executed and most quickly adopted implementation of the blockchain. So, you might be forgiven. However, the fact that it has found the great majority of its success in one field does not preclude … Continue reading eHealth First – the Reshaping of […]

  • Cryptocurrency Exchange Nebula to Launch in March, With Unique Reputation System
    by NewsBTC on 2018-02-24 at 12:01

    Nebula, a cryptocurrency exchange which aims to provide support for cryptocurrencies that struggle to find affordable listing, will launch by the end of March with a unique reputation system. On major cryptocurrency exchanges like Binance and Bitfinex, it is difficult to find cryptocurrencies with small market valuations and shallow order books, because large cryptocurrencies tend … […]

Coin Telegraph

Bitcoin Magazine

  • Riot Blockchain Gets Hit by Another Shareholder Lawsuit
    by Amy Castor on 2018-02-24 at 15:47

    After changing its name to Riot Blockchain in October to include the word “blockchain,” the public company watched its stock skyrocket from $8 a share to more than $38 during a cryptocurrency rally at the beginning of the year.The first significant problem was the company did not have any real focus on blockchain technology. Before October, Riot was known as Bioptix, a maker of […]

  • Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bitcoin Faces Pivotal Support as Bulls Exhaust Buying Pressure
    by Bitcoin Schmitcoin on 2018-02-24 at 00:26

    After seeing a rally to the $11,000s, bitcoin has managed to pull back to the $9,000 range and has left many bullish investors confused. The initial bullish rally seemed promising as it broke the macro, descending channel that governed much of the market over the last two months:Figure 1: BTC-USD, 6-Hour Candles, Descending ChannelThe breakout of the descending channel (red dotted channel) gave […]

  • Bringing Renewable Energy to the World Using Blockchain Technology
    by Rebecca Campbell on 2018-02-23 at 18:29

    Modern energy services are vital to human well-being and to a country’s economic development, yet according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), globally 1.2 billion people lack access to electricity. It’s thought that around 95 percent of these people are in either sub-Saharan Africa or developing Asia, with 80 percent in rural areas.Ethereum-based platform ImpactPPA is […]

  • Nokia Launches Blockchain-Powered IoT Sensing as a Service for Smart Cities
    by Giulio Prisco on 2018-02-23 at 16:58

    Nokia is launching a set of services, based on Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics, and blockchain technologies, for economically and environmentally sustainable “smart cities.”In the emerging IoT, billions of connected devices and sensors will generate vast amounts of data. Smart cities will need to retrieve, process, interpret and act upon real-time environmental data in a […]

  • Tezos Foundation Reorganizes, Gevers Steps Down
    by Amy Castor on 2018-02-22 at 21:53

    After months of infighting between the organizers of Tezos, a blockchain project currently in development, and the Tezos Foundation, a Swiss nonprofit that controls the project’s pursestrings, the two remaining original members of the Foundation have “voluntarily” resigned. This means that since December, the entire three-person board has been replaced.According to an […]

Bitcoinist

  • Smart Contracts Might Not Be as Smart as You Think
    by Adam James on 2018-02-25 at 00:30

    Smart contracts are supposed to be just that: smart. However, some smart contracts currently circulating aren’t quite making the grade — with vulnerabilities exposing millions of dollars worth of Ethereum to potential theft. How Smart are Smart Contracts? Smart contracts are computer protocols meant to digitally facilitate, verify, or enforce the execution of contracts. Smart […]

  • Why Blockchain Loyalty Programs Provide A Win for Companies and Consumers Alike
    by Pini Raviv on 2018-02-24 at 21:30

    We love getting points. Especially through credit cards. It feels like we’re getting free stuff when we buy items with points. And credit card points are a part of a larger ecosystem called loyalty reward programs. These programs can be as simple as a punch card where your 11th burrito is free or as involved as airline miles and credit card points. Loyalty programs are advantageous for […]

  • Former Top JPMorgan Trader Says Banks ‘Have Absolutely Failed’ With Cryptocurrency
    by Dieter Holger on 2018-02-24 at 18:00

    A former high-flying JP Morgan trader turned cryptocurrency fund manager says banks "have absolutely failed to innovate in any way, shape, or form and now they’re paying the price" in the cryptocurrency market. The post Former Top JPMorgan Trader Says Banks ‘Have Absolutely Failed’ With Cryptocurrency appeared first on Bitcoinist.com. […]

  • Coinbase Gives IRS More Than 10K Users’ Information
    by Adam James on 2018-02-24 at 14:30

    After fighting the IRS in court, popular digital currency marketplace Coinbase has been ordered by the Northern District of California to turn over more than 10,000 users’ personal information and trade history — but it could have been much worse. The Taxman The Beatles once sang: If you drive a car, I’ll tax the street, If you try to sit, I’ll tax your seat. If you get […]

  • Georgia Bill to Allow Tax Payments with Cryptocurrency
    by Jeff Francis on 2018-02-24 at 11:00

    Georgia may be joining the few states that will allow for the use of cryptocurrency to make tax payments if Senate Bill 464 passes. A growing number of US states are opening up to accepting cryptocurrency. Doubtless they wish to reap some of the financial benefits that the crypto world has to offer. This is totally understandable as the market capitalization for virtual currency stands at almost […]

Bitcoin PR Buzz

Bitcoin Update

  • Bitcoin 1 miljoen dollar op 16 december 2019?
    by Alexander V. van Dijl on 2018-02-24 at 18:03

    Het blijft leuk om af en toe een voorspelling te doen. Januari 2017 voorspelde ik een $15.000 bitcoin eind 2018. Dat hebben we bereikt, sterker nog, die waarde is ruim overtroffen. Voor 2018 voorspelde ik al $150.000, wat nog heel goed haalbaar is. Mijn voorspelling voor 2019 doe ik ook alvast, waarbij ik er vanuit […] Het bericht Bitcoin 1 miljoen dollar op 16 december 2019? verscheen […]

  • Attentie: Aangepaste dienstregeling!
    by Tom on 2018-02-22 at 09:00

    Sinds jaar en dag zijn wij dagelijks om 14.00u live te zien op YouTube. Nou oké sinds jaar en dag valt ook wel weer mee maar we doen er wel altijd ons best voor! Maar dat is vandaag even anders… Omdat agenda’s en afspraken niet altijd lekker kloppen kan het soms gebeuren dat opeens beide […] Het bericht Attentie: Aangepaste dienstregeling! verscheen eerst op Bitcoin […]

  • Dagcoin kopen? Jij kunt jouw geld beter direct verbranden!
    by Alexander V. van Dijl on 2018-02-21 at 05:32

    Geld in brand steken is strafbaar, maar geld steken in iets wat net zoveel oplevert mag gewoon. Vandaag schrijf ik over de bijzondere actie, Dagcoin kopen. Deze cryptomunt lever (net als OneCoin) een manier om zakken te vullen. Helaas niet jouw zakken, maar de zakken van de oprichters. Waarom mensen dagcoin kopen? Omdat mensen denken […] Het bericht Dagcoin kopen? Jij kunt jouw geld beter […]

  • Bitcoin Update: 16 februari 2018: Aflevering 118
    by Alexander V. van Dijl on 2018-02-17 at 16:24

    Links uit de show: Bitcoin event wordt WEBINAR en GRATIS! Gezocht: Webinar / video goeroes! Gezocht: Tekstschrijvers! Nieuws, Updates & Vragen: Na LiteCoin nu ook LiteCoin Cash… Nog even over de transactiekosten… Bitcoin bereikt eindelijk weer $10.000! Prijzen voor Bitcoin Mining lopen uiteen. Meld Bitcoin Nieuws via redactie@btc-update.nl. Scams, Waarschuwingen & Updates: […]

  • Bitcoin Update: 15 februari 2018: Aflevering 117
    by Alexander V. van Dijl on 2018-02-15 at 16:21

    Links uit de show: Toch geen Bitcoin event? Hoe maken weij jou blij? Partner worden van Bitcoin Update? Nieuws, Updates & Vragen: Hoe werkt een scheiding als je Bitcoin hebt? Shark Tank: Bitcoin is een investering! Bitcoin weer omhoog na het Chinese nieuwjaar! Scams, Waarschuwingen & Updates: BTC overgemaakt naar Falconcoin… Western Union test… Ripple! […] Het bericht […]

Bitcoin Market Journal

  • Experty ICO: Evaluation and Analysis
    by Chris Tozzi on 2018-02-23 at 08:00

    The Quick Pitch Experty calls itself “Uber for knowledge exchange.” Its platform uses a video-chat system to connect experts with people who seek their professional advice. The experts receive instant payment for their consulting and support services, and the people they consult gain easy access to their expertise. Experty’s current […] The post Experty ICO: Evaluation […]

  • Why Bitfinex and Coinbase’s SegWit Integration is Huge for Bitcoin
    by Kyle Torpey on 2018-02-23 at 00:31

    The biggest news in the bitcoin space this week has to do with a technical improvement known as Segregated Witness (SegWit). Although the change has been active on the Bitcoin network since last summer, some of the largest companies in the space, such as Coinbase and Bitfinex, are expected to […] The post Why Bitfinex and Coinbase’s SegWit Integration is Huge for Bitcoin appeared […]

  • Pundi X ICO: Evaluation and Analysis
    by Eric Reed on 2018-02-22 at 08:00

    The Quick Pitch Answer this question. How do you buy a bitcoin? How about an Ether? For the layperson, it is not so easy, and that is the problem that Pundi X would like to solve. Relying on both proprietary devices and its own token, the company is developing a […] The post Pundi X ICO: Evaluation and Analysis appeared first on Bitcoin Market Journal. […]

  • What Does Hodl Mean?
    by Dan Seitz on 2018-02-21 at 08:00

    “Hodl,” but in English “Invest for the long term.” It is the most basic financial adage on the planet. It is even the principle your 401(k) is built around. Invest a small amount now and keep consistently investing small amounts, and as your tiny seeds of money grow, by the […] The post What Does Hodl Mean? appeared first on Bitcoin Market Journal. […]

  • Training Workshops at Blockchain West
    by BMJ Editors on 2018-02-20 at 19:51

    Bitcoin Market Journal has partnered with the Blockchain West conference to bring two deep-dive training sessions on blockchain and cryptocurrency investing to the Bay Area. Join us on March 26, 2018 for the workshops, then attend the full conference March 27 – 28 to hear terrific speakers and network with […] The post Training Workshops at Blockchain West appeared first on Bitcoin […]

CCN Bitcoin News

  • Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase Launches SegWit Compatability
    by Lewis Gray on 2018-02-24 at 16:00

    The post Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase Launches SegWit Compatability appeared first on CCN Coinbase have announced that the site will now be implementing SegWit on Bitcoin deposits and withdrawals. The transition is being implemented over the coming week, and should improve transaction speeds and lower fees. SegWit was introduced August of last year through BIP 141 (Bitcoin Improvement […]

  • ECB Member Detained in Anti-Corruption Probe (But Banks Continue to Finger Bitcoin as the Problem)
    by Josiah Wilmoth on 2018-02-24 at 13:42

    The post ECB Member Detained in Anti-Corruption Probe (But Banks Continue to Finger Bitcoin as the Problem) appeared first on CCN A member of the European Central Bank’s (ECB) governing board has been detained in an anti-corruption probe. ECB Member Detained in Anti-Corruption Probe Ilmars Rimsevics, who heads the Bank of Latvia, is suspected of demanding bribes amounting to at least […]

  • There Has Been An Awakening. Have You Felt It? [Part 4]
    by Pedro Febrero on 2018-02-24 at 13:26

    The post There Has Been An Awakening. Have You Felt It? [Part 4] appeared first on CCN We’ve previously discussed my personal view on the three bottlenecks surrounding cryptocurrency, mainly bitcoin: Part 1: the price; Part 2: the exchanges; Part 3: the fees This fourth and final part will go deeper into what the community considers to be the most challenging endeavour for Bitcoin and the […]

  • Elon Musk Reveals Personal Crypto Holdings
    by Lewis Gray on 2018-02-24 at 13:03

    The post Elon Musk Reveals Personal Crypto Holdings appeared first on CCN Elon Musk has revealed his personal cryptocurrency holdings. The billionaire CEO of SpaceX and Tesla told Twitter followers that he in fact has never purchased cryptocurrency, and only holds a small amount of Bitcoin gifted by a friend. Not sure. I let @jack know, but it’s still going. I literally own zero […]

  • User Interfaces will Bridge Educational Gap and Enhance the Adoption of Cryptocurrencies
    by Iyke Aru on 2018-02-24 at 12:39

    The post User Interfaces will Bridge Educational Gap and Enhance the Adoption of Cryptocurrencies appeared first on CCN Blockchain technology is growing really fast with a lot of innovation happening within the industry. There is a massive influx of products and projects that promise various solutions to regular day to day activities. As with every new technology, numerous ideas with diverse […]

Coin Journal
  • Shakepay Launches Cryptocurrency Mobile Wallet In Private Beta
    by Diana Ngo on 2018-02-23 at 15:37

    Montreal-based fintech startup Shakepay has announced the release of its digital wallet in private beta. The mobile app allows Canadian users to buy and sell Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, directly from their phones. Through the mobile app, Shakepay users can transact with one another, interact with the blockchain, and move in and out their funds […] This post Shakepay Launches […]

  • Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinsquare To Add Credit Card Payment Method
    by Diana Ngo on 2018-02-22 at 13:58

    A new partnership between Canadian cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare and payment firm Processing.com will provide Coinsquare customers with new online payments functionalities. These will soon be able to buy cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ether, Dash, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash, with their credit or debit cards instantly. The news comes just a few weeks after several banks and […] […]

  • Bank of England Governor Claims “Bitcoin Has Failed”
    by Cameron Carpenter on 2018-02-22 at 13:40

    Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England (BoE), has claimed that “[Bitcoin] has pretty much failed thus far on … the traditional aspects of money. It is not a store of value because it is all over the map.  Nobody uses it as a medium of exchange.” These comments were made Monday evening […] This post Bank of England Governor Claims “Bitcoin Has […]

  • Study: SMEs Believe Cryptocurrency Payments Will Hit the High Street in Two Years
    by Rebecca Campbell on 2018-02-21 at 13:01

    A new study has found that over a third of small business owners believe that cryptocurrency payments will become a reality on the high street within two years. The study, conducted by Paymentsense, a card payment provider in the U.K. and Ireland, revealed that 35 percent of 504 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) remain confident […] This post Study: SMEs Believe Cryptocurrency […]

  • New Partnership Seeks To Create Blockchain-Based Healthcare Data Marketplace
    by Diana Ngo on 2018-02-21 at 08:15

    A new partnership unveiled last week between Neuromation and Longenesis will seek to use blockchain technology and artificial intelligence (AI) to build a global marketplace for healthcare data. Alex Zhavoronkov, PhD, CSO of Longenesis, a healthcare AI company headquartered in Hong Kong, said the collaboration with Neuromation will be two-fold. “First, we’ll train the deep […] […]

Bitcoin Warrior
  • Report: NRA Lobbyist Dictated Florida Laws For Decades
    by Bitcoin Warrior on 2018-02-25 at 05:36

    A 78-year-old lobbyist, dubbed the most powerful in her industry when it comes to pro-gun legislation, has been behind much of Florida’s gun legislation, or lack thereof, for decades and now faces scrutiny over her influence following last week’s deadly shooting at a local high school. Marion Hammer serves as the National Rifle Association’s lobbyist [... […]

  • Eric Trump to America: “You Are Losing Manners”
    by Bitcoin Warrior on 2018-02-25 at 04:36

    President Trump’s youngest son, Eric, decried the lack of “manners” in America in a speech Thursday, and, like his sister Ivanka last year, expressed dismay at what he called the “viciousness” of political reactions to his father. Trump was speaking to a small audience of conservative college students assembled at the Conservative Political Action Conference. [... […]

  • Everyone Charged In Mueller’s Russia Probe
    by Bitcoin Warrior on 2018-02-25 at 02:35

    Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates became Friday the latest to fall prey to the special counsel’s office investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and thus increased the total number of individuals and entities charged to 22 since the investigation began some nine months ago. Gates joins a hodgepodge of characters in [... […]

  • Trump threatens to pull law enforcement from California
    by Bitcoin Warrior on 2018-02-25 at 01:35

    US President Donald Trump threatened to pull immigration and other federal law enforcement agents from California on Thursday, a warning shot to the country’s richest and most populous state. Complaining that California was not complying with his hardline position on migrants, Trump warned he could cut vital help from Washington and prompt a crime wave. [... […]

  • How to keep calm when the stock market gets chaotic
    by Bitcoin Warrior on 2018-02-25 at 00:33

    Are you still reeling from the recent Wall Street rollercoaster ride? I get it. The Dow fell more than 3200 points – about 10% – in just a few trading sessions. That kind of volatility can feel like a freefall. Luckily, it wasn’t. In the end, this tumble was painful, but not terminal. Still, folks [... […]

Let’s Talk Bitcoin Network

  • The Tatiana Show - Scott Horton, Micha Benoliel & Kat Murti
    on 2018-02-23 at 16:19

    Tatiana and Josh interview entrepreneur Micha Benoliel of SkyBlue, Scott Horton of antiwar.com, and Kat Murti of Feminists4Liberty.Topics include: --The Importance of Freedom of Speech and How Technology Empowers It--The Importance of Freedom of Information--North Korea Tensions--The War on DrugsAbout the Guests:- Micha Benoliel, Founder of Open Garden, which is a form of decentralized internet […]

  • SAFE Crossroads #40, The SAFE Network Primer
    on 2018-02-22 at 16:00

    The main problems in talking about the SAFE Network are understanding (1) the enormous scope of the project, (2) the various specific innovations it represents, (3) how those innovations interrelate in the overall system, and (4) why the approach is fundamentally different than pretty much anything else that is being attempted. Regardless of the technical level of the enquirer, Project SAFE has […]

  • Bitcoins & Gravy EP #100: Bitcoins & Beer in Nashville!
    on 2018-02-21 at 17:00

    On today's show I am privileged to be speaking with a very enthusiastic group of People who get together every Tuesday night for Bitcoins & Beer! Join us as we talk about Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, financial technology and the future of the world here at the Dawn of the Age of Cryptocurrency.That's right Cryptocurrency - the new asset class that enables decentralized applications. Come on out […]

  • #223 Kyle Samani & Tushar Jain: Multicoin - Emerging Frameworks for Cryptoasset Investing
    on 2018-02-21 at 13:51

    That decentralized networks represent a massive investment opportunity is no longer a controversial view. In the last year alone, over 200 funds dedicated to investing in cryptoassets have been created. But the principles and frameworks to understand this new world are still in its infancy. One fund at the forefront of advancing this understanding has been Multicoin Capital. Their Founders Kyle […]

  • Let's Talk Bitcoin! #356 - Privacy on the Blockchain with MimbleWimble
    on 2018-02-18 at 18:50

    On Today's Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin...Adam and Andreas are joined by Michael aka "YeastPlume", one of the developers of the GRIN project, a first real-life implementation of the MimbleWimble Privacy Protocol.The discussion covers the MimbleWimble protocol at both a user level (Adam asking questions) and at a deeper level (Andreas asking questions). MimbleWimble also has several layers of […]

The Distributed Ledger

  • The Future of Distributed Compliance Management for Healthcare Professionals
    on 2018-02-23 at 17:45

    For licensed medical professionals as well as the health organizations that employ them the management of compliance records can be a challenging endeavor This conundrum underscores the need for new advancements in secure storage and document access which could […]

  • Distributed: Markets Brings Blockchain Advances to Legacy Financial Institutions
    on 2018-02-23 at 16:46

    BTC Media the owner of Distributed com as well as a conference series and other media properties announced the return of its Distributed Markets event a presentation of blockchain use cases and advocacy designed for executives in the financial industry and t […]

  • Industrial Revolution 4.0: Creating Jobs With Decentralized Manufacturing
    on 2018-02-22 at 18:07

    Silicon Valley based SyncFab is on a mission to foster smart reshoring bringing manufacturing jobs back to the U S through decentralized digitally inspired smart manufacturing empowered with blockchain technology The vision of SyncFab is that of a domestic network […]

  • Blockchain Tech and the Online Search Industry
    on 2018-02-21 at 17:06

    Online search engines exert enormous influence over the way people consume digital content They connect advertisers to consumers They help determine which videos users view songs they download and blogs they read They shape people s understanding of the world around […]

  • How Blockchain Technology Is Bringing Gamification to Every Industry
    on 2018-02-20 at 21:06

    The gaming industry has plenty to teach other businesses about how to keep customers engaged The global gamer market is 2 2 billion gamers 160 strong per a recent study and was projected to generate more than 100 billion in revenue last year Video game revenu […]

Fintech Schweiz – Bitcoin & Blockchain

  • Tezos Board Reorganized: Johann Gevers Departs
    by Nash Nacor on 2018-02-23 at 10:41

    The Tezos Foundation has unanimously appointed Ryan Jesperson and Michel Mauny to the Board. The two new members will replace Johann Gevers and Diego Olivier Fernandez Pons, who decided to The post Tezos Board Reorganized: Johann Gevers Departs appeared first on Fintech Schweiz Digital Finance News - FintechNewsCH. […]

  • SFTI and inacta Partner to Promote Blockchain for Finance
    by Company Announcement on 2018-02-23 at 03:18

    Swiss FinTech Innovations (SFTI), the leading Swiss association of financial institutions supporting innovation in the financial sector has announced a partnership with inacta AG to explore and promote blockchain technology The post SFTI and inacta Partner to Promote Blockchain for Finance appeared first on Fintech Schweiz Digital Finance News - FintechNewsCH. […]

  • Hochschule Luzern berät EU in Fragen zu Blockchain
    by Company Announcement on 2018-02-22 at 03:32

    Die Blockchain-Technologie könnte die Art und Weise, wie wir die Wirtschaft oder staatliche Verwaltungen organisieren, komplett verändern. Auch die Europäische Union hat das Potenzial von Blockchain erkannt. Mithilfe des von The post Hochschule Luzern berät EU in Fragen zu Blockchain appeared first on Fintech Schweiz Digital Finance News - FintechNewsCH. […]

  • European Commission Launches the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum
    by Company Announcement on 2018-02-21 at 09:49

    The Commission launched today the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum with the support of the European Parliament, represented by Jakob von Weizsäcker responsible for the recent report on virtual currencies. The post European Commission Launches the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum appeared first on Fintech Schweiz Digital Finance News - FintechNewsCH. […]

The Merkle

  • 50+ Bitcoins Total Jackpot at Bitcoin Casino US
    by Guest on 2018-02-25 at 03:00

    Striking it rich online is more than possible at an establishment like BitcoinCasino.us. This bitcoin casino has many games that feature a progressive pot—meaning that they get bigger with each try. In fact, the casino-wide total is up to a massive 4923.313 mBTC. All you have to do to have a shot at this pot of gold is participate in any of the games at BitcoinCasino.us that feature a […]

  • South Korean Regulators Inch Closer to Legalizing Bitcoin
    by JP Buntinx on 2018-02-24 at 20:00

    The cryptocurrency situation in South Korea is constantly evolving. For the longest time, people have awaited official regulatory guidelines. They are slowly coming to fruition, which would label virtual currencies as “liquid assets”. It’s an interesting development that will bring some positive momentum to cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin could Become a Liquid […]

  • Bitcoin Price Dips Below $10,000 as Next Bearish Wave Materializes
    by JP Buntinx on 2018-02-24 at 19:53

    It has become painfully evident this weekend will not be a good one for the cryptocurrency markets. If the retracing Bitcoin price is any indication, the next 48 hours may very well turn into a major bloodbath. With the Bitcoin price firmly below $10,000 once again, the market volatility only intensified as more time progresses. Another Bitcoin Price dip Materializes It is not entirely surprising […]

  • EtherParty Announces New ICO Platform for Blockchain Startups
    by JP Buntinx on 2018-02-24 at 18:00

    Crowdfunding and cryptocurrency can form an intriguing and powerful combination over time. Rather than rely on ICOs in their current form, EtherParty is ready to take this concept to a whole new level. Some blockchain startups have already signed up with this new platform as a way to raise capital moving forward. EtherParty Improves Upon the ICO Model It is evident that blockchain […]

  • Crisp, A Simple, Fun Way to Talk With Your ICO clients
    by Guest on 2018-02-24 at 17:51

    Customers in the bitcoin world and technology are growing impatient daily. As online shopping continues to grow, the buyers’ habits continue to evolve. Today, one of the major problems is that many customers are disconnected from a business owner who can’t answer their questions in real time with precision. But that’s not all… Customers are also growing lazy. They are no […]

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  • Toronto-Dominion Bank Restricts Crypto Purchase Using Credit Cards
    by Kerin on 2018-02-24 at 12:15

    The financial institution, Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD Bank) has stopped its customer from using credit cards to make cryptocurrency purchase. In a recent post, Toronto-Dominion Bank is not allowing its customers to make crypto purchase through credit cards. However, it conducts a review and valuation of the “evolving market” and is in line with enhancing policy … Read Article […]

  • California Bill to Recognize Blockchain Records
    by David on 2018-02-24 at 09:38

    California joins other states with the same bills or laws including Arizona, Vermont, and Florida. Arizona State has measures recognizing legality of crypto for tax purposes Blockchain records, smart contracts, and digital signatures will soon become legal forms of record. This may happen if a new bill before California State Assembly becomes law. These records … Read Article Read More […]

  • Upcoming Forks Are Likely to Generate Interest in Cryptocurrencies
    by David on 2018-02-24 at 08:24

    Forks for significant or popular coins are hard to resist for holders and crypto enthusiasts. For one because their prices go up shortly after the fork riding on original coin popularity. Secondly, holders of original coin get free baby coins after a fork Five forks that coming in the next 90 days will generate more … Read Article Read More The post Upcoming Forks Are Likely to Generate […]

  • Blockchain Technology Can Improve Gun Control
    by David on 2018-02-24 at 05:50

    A blockchain-based electronic gun safe associates with the gun owner’s personal information. Change of ownership happens in a similar way a transaction occurs on blockchain including verification. Thomas Heston, who is a public health professor at Washington State University, last year the idea of tracking of firearms using a blockchain-based databased. This is another indication … […]

  • Tezos Foundation appoints two new members to its board
    by David on 2018-02-24 at 05:39

    The replacement of members is not the first since infighting in the startup since last year after ICO.  The Founders stepped down as a member in support for Tezos foundation. Tezos has new members on its Tezos Foundation board. Ryan Jesperson and Michel Mauny will replace Johann Gevers and Diego Olivier Fernandez Pons who stepped … Read Article Read More The post Tezos Foundation […]

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  • Purse.io lets you nab steep discounts on Amazon if you pay with Bitcoin
    by admin on 2018-02-25 at 00:04

    Amazon can be a great place to find good deals on everything from books to smartphones, but a new cryptocurrency startup is hoping to provide even steeper savings. Purse.io allows users to purchase Amazon items at discounted prices — provided they pay in Bitcoin, that is. Purse allows users to select a discount from a […] The post Purse.io lets you nab steep discounts on Amazon if […]

  • Over 3000 Ethereum Smart Contracts Contain Major Security Flaws
    by admin on 2018-02-24 at 23:17

    Ethereum smart contracts are hot technology as of right now. While many companies see merit in this technology, there are security issues a swell. Researchers discovered several vulnerabilities which put millions of Dollars at risk. This is worrisome news, although there is a positive side to it as well. Security Flaws in Smart Contracts There […] The post Over 3000 Ethereum Smart […]

  • Ripple (XRP): A Bad Time To Deliver Good News?
    by admin on 2018-02-24 at 22:15

    Having been voted among the ten highest performing digital coins last year, Ripple (XRP) is poised to continue extending its tentacles in the new markets by gaining 5 new customers. Ripple has added two Banking institutions and three currency processor service providers of repute who are embracing blockchain technology to give their users near low […] The post Ripple (XRP): A Bad Time To […]

  • Neptune Dash CFO: We’re Confident Dash Will Remain a Top Digital Currency
    by admin on 2018-02-24 at 22:04

    By Jack Filiba Posted on February 24, 2018 Neptune Dash’s directors discussed the platform and the future of Canada’s blockchain movement in a conversation with Coinsquare Discover. The discussion brought together Neptune Dash’s CEO Cale Moodie, and CFO Troy Wong. [embedded content] Neptune Dash “performing amazingly” since the company started Neptune Dash commenced […]

  • What is Nav Coin? | Beginner’s Guide
    by admin on 2018-02-24 at 21:09

    What is Nav Coin? Nav Coin is cryptocurrency designed to be anonymous and simple to use. Established in 2014, it belongs to an older class of cryptocurrencies that came before the current wave of ICOs. Nav Coin has stood the test of time well. Over the past four years it has implemented various upgrades, features, […] The post What is Nav Coin? | Beginner’s Guide appeared first on […]

CCN Altcoin News

  • Scam-Free: Binance CEO Officially Receives Twitter Verification
    by Jack Choros on 2018-02-23 at 21:50

    The post Scam-Free: Binance CEO Officially Receives Twitter Verification appeared first on CCN Chengpang Zhao, CEO of crypto exchange Binance is the proud new owner of a Twitter account with a verified blue check mark symbol on it. Despite Zhao being the third richest person in the cryptocurrency industry with a net worth well over $1 billion, his Twitter account was among those of regular folk […]

  • Venezuela’s President Orders State-Owned Companies to Accept Petro
    by Francisco Memoria on 2018-02-23 at 19:22

    The post Venezuela’s President Orders State-Owned Companies to Accept Petro appeared first on CCN After officially launching the oil-backed Petro (PTR), Venezuela’s own cryptocurrency, the country’s leader Nicolás Maduro has ordered state-owned businesses to transact in it when buying and selling products and services. According to a video posted on Twitter by local […]

  • ‘Turkcoin’: Turkish Politician Endorses Launching a National Cryptocurrency
    by Samburaj Das on 2018-02-23 at 11:13

    The post ‘Turkcoin’: Turkish Politician Endorses Launching a National Cryptocurrency appeared first on CCN A Turkish lawmaker affiliated with the political party partnering the country’s ruling party has proposed a national cryptocurrency. On bitcoin, the politician suggested the government open its own bitcoin exchange(!). Turkey’s former industry minister and deputy […]

  • Vitalik Buterin Engages in ‘Fruitful’ Discussions with Thailand’s SEC
    by Jack Choros on 2018-02-23 at 09:38

    The post Vitalik Buterin Engages in ‘Fruitful’ Discussions with Thailand’s SEC appeared first on CCN Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin is meeting with officials at Thailand’s Securities Exchange Commission to discuss the future of his platform and the OmiseGo token. Thailand’s regulatory bodies are being very progressive in exploring both the regulation and utility of […]

  • Venezuela Announces New ‘Petro Gold’ Cryptocurrency, One Day After Launching the Petro
    by Francisco Memoria on 2018-02-22 at 21:32

    The post Venezuela Announces New ‘Petro Gold’ Cryptocurrency, One Day After Launching the Petro appeared first on CCN Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro has recently announced that within one week, the county is going to launch a new cryptocurrency, the Petro Gold. The cryptocurrency, according to local news source Telesur, will be backed by precious metals. Notably, […]

  • 20% Gains: Nano Floats in a Sea of Crypto Red
    by Paul de Havilland on 2018-02-22 at 20:20

    The post 20% Gains: Nano Floats in a Sea of Crypto Red appeared first on CCN Nano is the only coin in the top 30 by market cap to have gained significantly on a day when most cryptocurrencies have fallen by high single-digits. At the time of writing, Nano (XRB) is up almost 20 percent to the US dollar and almost 25 percent against Bitcoin. At the time of writing, Nano The post 20% Gains: Nano […]

CCN Ethereum News

  • Blockchain Projects Come Together to Launch Ethereum Community Fund
    by Lewis Gray on 2018-02-20 at 06:09

    The post Blockchain Projects Come Together to Launch Ethereum Community Fund appeared first on CCN Projects building on the Ethereum network have announced plans to pool resources and collaborate. Cosmos, OmiseGO, Golem, Maker, Global Brain, and Raiden will together launch the Ethereum Community Fund with the goal of coordinating and strengthening development on the Ethereum […]

  • Banks Begone: UN’s World Food Programme Builds on Ethereum Blockchain Money Transfers
    by Samburaj Das on 2018-02-19 at 16:36

    The post Banks Begone: UN’s World Food Programme Builds on Ethereum Blockchain Money Transfers appeared first on CCN The United Nations’ World Food Programme is expanding its Ethereum-based blockchain payments system to avoid the transfer fees incurred via the traditional banking system. Over a year ago in January 2017, the World Food Programme (WFP) successfully tested […]

  • Internet Archive Sees Big Donations from Vitalik Buterin and the Pineapple Fund
    by Lewis Gray on 2018-02-18 at 18:08

    The post Internet Archive Sees Big Donations from Vitalik Buterin and the Pineapple Fund appeared first on CCN Vitalik Buterin last week donated 100 Ethereum to a digital media charity. At current prices this equates to $93,469, however, the charity will receive $186,938 as The Pineapple Fund is matching all donations up to one million dollars. The recipient of the […]

  • Ethereum Founder Buterin: ‘Traditional Assets Are Safest Bet’ for Life Savings
    by Gerelyn Terzo on 2018-02-17 at 20:59

    The post Ethereum Founder Buterin: ‘Traditional Assets Are Safest Bet’ for Life Savings appeared first on CCN Editor’s note: The article has been amended to remove previously erroneous reporting of a Twitter scammer purporting to be Vitalik Buterin. We sincerely apologize to Mr.Buterin and our readers for the flagrant mistake. Blockchain veteran Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of […]

  • South Africa’s Central Bank Launches Ethereum-Based Blockchain PoC
    by Samburaj Das on 2018-02-15 at 11:42

    The post South Africa’s Central Bank Launches Ethereum-Based Blockchain PoC appeared first on CCN The central bank of South Africa has launched a new proof-of-concept (PoC) project to replicate interbank settlements on an Ethereum-based blockchain. The South African Reserve Bank (SARB), the country’s central bank, has announced a new FinTech initiative that will include ‘Project […]

CCN Litecoin News

  • Litecoin Price Cracks $235 as Rally Extends Another 16 Percent
    by Josiah Wilmoth on 2018-02-15 at 12:54

    The post Litecoin Price Cracks $235 as Rally Extends Another 16 Percent appeared first on CCN The Litecoin price extended its rally on Thursday, rising 16 percent to briefly crack the $235 barrier and achieve its highest mark in a month. Litecoin Price Rally Continues Yesterday, the Litecoin price achieved the $200 mark and raised LTC/BTC to its highest value in nearly three years. Today, […]

  • $200: Litecoin Price Leaps 25% Ahead of LitePay Launch
    by Josiah Wilmoth on 2018-02-14 at 12:45

    The post $200: Litecoin Price Leaps 25% Ahead of LitePay Launch appeared first on CCN The Litecoin price leaped by nearly 30 percent on Tuesday in response to the announcement that payment processing startup LitePay would officially launch in less than two weeks. The rally enabled LTC/USD to crack the $200 barrier, and it raised LTC/BTC to its highest value in nearly three years. Litecoin Price […]