• Harnessing the tremendous capabilities that blockchain-based technology has brought, TravelBlock attempts to disrupt the billion-dollar travel booking industry. Through its implementation, the project intends to cut the costs of travel purchases with as much as 60%. At the same time, it will substantially increase transparency, reliability, and transaction security. Blockchain undoubtedly reminds us of the Internet in the 1990s. Back then the idea of booking your stay online seemed like a far-fetched one, yet now

    TravelBlock – Providing Direct and Affordable Connection Between Travelers and Providers with Blockchain

    | 2018/06/21 6:00 pm
  • News that Stellar is in talks to purchase blockchain finance startup Chain has lent new weight to accusations that investment fund manager Ari Paul conducted insider trading with private information. Report: XLM Security Decision ‘Bad News’ For Paul As Fortune reported on June 20, the deal between the two companies is thought to be worth around $500 million — which will be transferred in Stellar’s lumen (XLM) tokens. “One source familiar with the deal said it is

    Stellar Buys Chain For ‘$500M’ — But Insider Trading Suspicions Remain

    | 2018/06/21 12:00 pm
  • The community asked and Keplertek listened. After incredible demand for Keplertek’s Community Building Stage and Pre-Sale (during which close to 7 million USD was raised in total), Keplertek decided to hold another stage of its Pre-ICO – namely, the Extra Sale. This will offer investors from all around the world (including the US and China) one final opportunity to take advantage of the huge 30 percent bonus on all purchases and become part of something

    Keplertek’s Extra Sale Now Live: Don’t Miss the Event of the Year!

    | 2018/06/21 7:00 am
  • Patient data, when used in the right way can decrease healthcare costs by reducing waste, improve patient quality of life, and ultimately save lives. Medicine adherence data in combination with patient data can go a step further to improve patient experience and satisfaction, increase medicine safety and usability. Improving data quality and analysis can be effective in areas such as predictive medicine, patient relationship management, management of healthcare and measuring the effectiveness of certain treatments.

    Medicine Adherence Data Will Transform Healthcare Provision Worldwide

    | 2018/06/21 4:00 am
  • Few cryptocurrencies lay claim to such a devoted fanbase with a “religious-like fervor” as Ripple. The problem is, most of those people don’t even know the difference between Ripple and XRP — a fact the company’s chief market strategist finds “endlessly frustrating.” ‘Endlessly Frustrating’ During late-2017’s bull-run bubble, few cryptocurrencies captured the attention of both the mainstream media and average cryptocurrency speculator like Ripple (XRP) — the cryptocurrency behind the real-time gross settlement system, currency

    Ripple: ‘Religious-Like Fervor Around XRP’ is ‘Endlessly Frustrating’

    | 2018/06/20 6:00 pm
  • It is no secret in this digital age that data is king. Until now it has been easy for companies to utilize digitally collected data such as social networks, browsing history, and online purchasing trends to target consumers across the globe. However, data from the physical world, such as geographic location and distance traveled, is not collected or distributed in an efficient, transparent manner. Why Physical Data? Understanding how humans move through the physical world

    Meet the Company Creating a Location-Based Data Market on the Blockchain

    | 2018/06/19 10:00 pm
  • EOS will be the victim of a “massive” exchange hack this year, developer and computer science professor at Cornell University, Emin Gün Sirer, has said. Hackers Will Exploit EOS ‘Vulnerability’ In a series of tweets June 18, the well-known cryptocurrency commentator claimed that in light of the projects teething troubles and governance model, a “vulnerability” will allow malicious parties to exploit EOS in the near future. EOS, which completed a record-breaking $4 billion ICO earlier

    EOS Will See ‘Massive Exchange Hack’ This Year, Cornell Professor Says

    | 2018/06/19 4:00 pm
  • Do you have at least 0.2 Ethereum in the cryptocurrency wallet of your choice? If the answer is no, you have some preparation to do, as Keplertek is holding one final phase of its Pre-ICO. Keplertek decided to hold one final phase of its Pre-ICO — namely, its Extra Sale, which will start on June 19th (8 PM UCT+4) and last until June 21st, 2018 (8 PM UCT+4). In those 48 hours, investors from all

    Keplertek: Gearing Up for Extra Sale

    | 2018/06/18 8:00 pm
  • “In today’s environment, hoarding knowledge ultimately erodes your power. If you know something very important, the way to get power is by actually sharing it.” — Joseph Badaracco The Fourth Industrial Revolution Historically, our society has undergone paramount technological changes in three industrial revolutions: 1st Industrial revolution – 1765: mechanization; 2nd Industrial revolution – 1870: mass production; 3rd Industrial revolution – 1969: automation Today, technology is already changing our lives. Drones deliver goods, Siri helps

    Why Does the New Economy of Knowledge Sharing Matter?

    | 2018/06/18 5:00 pm
  • Hollywood has announced it will film its first high-profile feature centered on cryptocurrency – and its alleged connection with money laundering in the art world. ‘Crypto,’ Art And Money Laundering ‘Crypto,’ an unlikely blockbuster which will see actors from some of the most popular current US serials play major roles, will begin filming later this year, local industry magazine Hollywood Reporter revealed last week. The story of a corruption network in upstate New York, the

    Netflix And Shill? Hollywood Films Its Cryptocurrency Premiere

    | 2018/06/18 1:00 pm
  • After various delays, the ICON (ICX) token swap is almost upon us. Here’s everything you need to know before the platform switches out its ERC20 ICX tokens for mainnet ICX tokens!  In the coming days, ERC20 ICX tokens will be swapped out for mainnet ICX coins. The exchange rate will be pegged to a ratio of 1:1, and mainnet ICX coins will not be backward convertible into ERC20 tokens. I just published “ICX Token swap

    Everything You Need to Know Before the ICON (ICX) Token Swap

    | 2018/06/18 10:00 am
  • The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), a global “bank for central banks” based in Basel, Switzerland, has once more declared that cryptocurrencies are not only “not ready for prime time,” but could also “bring the Internet to a halt.” [Note: This is an op-ed] BIS: Bitcoin, You Scary On Sunday, BIS released a new 24-page document outlining why it believes cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin cannot become a bona fide financial instrument for the global economy. The

    The Central Banks’ Bank (BIS) Hates Bitcoin — Which is Reassuring

    | 2018/06/18 7:00 am
  • Though the availability of formal cryptocurrency and blockchain education around the globe is increasing rapidly, the UK Department for Education (DfE) appear to have no immediate plans to include cryptocurrency as a topic in the UK school curriculum. However, the country’s school children will see a “rigorous” new mathematics curriculum and financial literacy education. In a recent interview, a Department for Education (DfE) spokesperson did not voice any objection to cryptocurrency but equally did not

    UK Department for Education Says ‘No’ to Cryptocurrency Curriculum in Schools

    | 2018/06/17 7:00 pm
  • The banking sector has long been untrustworthy, taking advantage of customers while implementing centralized and opaque practices which serve to only benefit financial institutions. In essence, you lose your hard-earned money while wealthy bankers add to their stockpiles. Luckily, the days of these unfair business practices are coming to an end.  Be Your Own Bank Only time will tell what will happen to traditional financial institutions, but history suggests no institution is too big to

    Hoard: Accessible and Affordable Crypto Banking for All

    | 2018/06/17 5:30 pm
  • The Walton Blockchain Institute signed a partnership agreement with the Korean Standards Association (KSA) on June 11 to promote top-notch research and development in the field of blockchain technology and implementation. The move is the latest in South Korea’s continued efforts to be a leader in the integration of blockchain technology in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The Beast Of The East Radio frequency identification (RFID) and Internet Of Thing (IoT) supply chain management company Waltonchain announced

    Waltonchain Partners with Korean Standards Association on Blockchain Education and Development Initiative

    | 2018/06/17 4:00 pm
  • George Friedman, a well-respected Hungarian-born U.S. geopolitical forecaster and strategist on international affairs, believes blockchain technology will eventually become “obsolete” — and he may be right. ‘It’ll be Obsolete’ Geopolitical forecaster George Friedman thinks the blockchain’s days are numbered. Friedman explained his view of Bitcoin’s underlying technology to CNBC late last week at the UBS CIO Global Forum in New York. The chairman of Geopolitical Futures explained: I’ve never known any encryption technology not to be

    Blockchain Technology Will Be ‘Obsolete,’ Says Prominent Geopolitical Forecaster

    | 2018/06/17 10:00 am
  • Adblock Plus creators eyeo are out to put an end to misleading and false information online. Their new ‘Trusted News’ browser extension is aiming to take advantage of blockchain technology to create a decentralized database that classifies the integrity of information on the web. The Era Of ‘Fake News’ The past few years on the internet have been a tumultuous roller coaster ride which has ushered in waves of innovation and mass adoption around the globe.

    Adblock Plus Creators Enlist Blockchain To Fight ‘Fake News’

    | 2018/06/17 4:00 am
  • A recent document released by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reveals Walmart has filed a patent for managing demand on an electrical grid using cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. The patent was filed on December 13, 2017, and released by the USPTO on June 14, 2018. It shows Walmart has sought to protect its intellectual property for “Managing demand on an electrical grid using a publicly distributed transactions ledger.” The application is for a

    Walmart Awarded Patent for Blockchain Based Energy Management

    | 2018/06/17 1:00 am
  • How do you feel about a future that is fueled by the constant drive of wanting to achieve true greatness, by helping mankind in all aspects of life? If this sounds like something you see happening or want to see in the near future, Keplertek is the right project for you. The unprecedented combination of the up-and-coming industries of Robotics, AI, and the Blockchain will change the world in ways we cannot yet imagine!  Due

    Keplertek: Special Sale Due to Incredible Demand (June 19th-June 21st)

    | 2018/06/16 10:00 pm
  • Former Wall Street macro trader and vocal Bitcoin proponent Mike Novogratz has expanded his involvement in the cryptocurrency field, investing $15 million in a startup company which aims to facilitate the launch of trading platforms and tokenizes assets through blockchain-based technology. Despite the current market correction, Novogratz remains overly positive towards the field in general. Investing in the Future of Cryptocurrencies Mike Novogratz, Founder and CEO of Galaxy Digital Capital Management, announced on Thursday that his asset

    Novogratz Invests $15M in White-Label Cryptocurrency Exchange Startup

    | 2018/06/16 7:00 pm
  • Even a decade ago, television was the sole king of advertising, while the internet had to take its dust together with billboards and radio ads. Over the years, however, the situation has changed: last year, online advertising has outgrown television for the first time in history, with more than $200 billion spent on ad campaigns on the internet. It is fairly obvious that the internet provides advertisers with an incomparably wider range of tools that

    Blockchain Offers Viable Alternative to Outdated Online Advertising

    | 2018/06/16 7:00 am
  • Online affiliate marketing programs have existed for years, allowing publishers to get paid for touting products and services, and merchants to pay for obtaining new leads and customers. While this has been a proven system for increasing web traffic and sales, affiliate marketing has yet to become a widely accepted marketing tool in the advertising industry. Affiliate marketing only represents about 5% ($13 billion) of the $260 billion online advertising industry. There is a lack

    New Players Push for Decentralization of Affiliate Marketing

    | 2018/06/15 12:00 pm
  • Due to the notorious volatility and unregulated nature of cryptocurrencies, many organizations and even governments are jumping on the bandwagon to ban them. As we move further into 2018, even the big tech firms are starting to put their foot down on crypto advertising. Such a huge widespread ban has the potential to severely hinder the future development of the crypto industry. Google and Facebook Have Banned ICO Advertisements Some of the Internet’s largest advertising platforms,

    What Does the Future of ICO Advertising Look Like?

    | 2018/06/14 10:00 pm