• CryptoKitties is a huge success as the game is responsible for nearly 14% of all transactions processed on the Ethereum blockchain over the past 1,500 blocks. The CryptoKitties game officially launched on the 28th of November this year on the Ethereum blockchain. Players can buy, sell, and breed a huge array of DNA-unique cats.  The gaming recipe is proving to capture the lion’s share of the transactions conducted on the Ethereum blockchain, as can be

    Cryptokitties Game Dominating The Ethereum Blockchain

    | 2017/12/03 1:30 pm
  • At a time when many companies are rushing to embrace blockchain technology, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has adopted a more cautious ‘looking but not touching’ approach. At this year’s AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, CEO Andy Jassy made clear AWS’ stance on the popular technology, telling journalists that while they have “a lot of customers and partners who either build blockchains on top of AWS or are building services to use blockchain on top of AWS,”

    AWS on Blockchain Reluctance: ‘We Don’t Build Technology Because We Think the Technology is Cool’

    | 2017/12/02 6:45 pm
  • Russia-based loyalty crypto-platform BioCoin has announced its partnership with international blockchain project RCN Network. The purpose of the partnership is to lend support to farmers and green businesses around the world. BioCoin is a global blockchain-based loyalty platform created by eco-farming network LavkaLavka. BioCoin’s purpose is to support local farmers and organic food retailers and allow them to return value to their communities through a system of rewards and discounts. According to BioCoin CEO Boris

    BioCoin and RCN Team Up to Assist Green Businesses Worldwide

    | 2017/12/01 3:45 pm
  • CryptoKitties is an interesting new gaming experiment for desktop computers, allowing users to breed, collect and trade virtual cats on the Ethereum Blockchain.   Cats and the internet would appear to be synonymous, so it comes as no surprise to see cutting edge technology and technologists embracing our feline friends as part of their development focus. CryptoKitties, which launched earlier in the week attempts to gamify the experience of using the Ethereum blockchain, aiming to

    CryptoKitties Game Launches On The Ethereum Blockchain

    | 2017/11/30 8:00 pm
  • SportyFi is bringing the power of the blockchain to the sports world, and their token crowdsale has been a resounding success as the project has reached its soft cap of $1.5 million in just 22 hours.SportyFi is bringing the power of the blockchain to the sports world, and their token crowdsale has been a resounding success as the project has reached its soft cap of $1.5 million in just 22 hours. [Note: This is a

    SportyFi a Resounding Success as Soft Cap Is Hit in Less Than 24 Hours

    | 2017/11/28 3:30 pm
  • British company BitCoen is opening up an international blockchain market. The company declared its strategic goal – to help interaction between representatives of the Jewish communities around the world. The BitCoen ecosystem is a system of services, qualitatively improving the life of the Jewish community. Jewish communities from different countries demonstrated their interest in the project during the pre-sale period. Even before the start of the token sale, the project had amassed a following of

    BitCoen.io, the First Kosher (Jewish) Crypto-token and Blockchain Ecosystem, to Launch Token Sale on November 28, 2017

    | 2017/11/27 4:00 am
  • Even though everyone is talking about smart contracts and their advantages over traditional paper contracts, only a handful of people are addressing the elephant in the room: most of the businesses don’t know how to use smart contracts yet. Vagan Abelyan, the COO and co-founder of Jincor, is among those few who are trying to make smart contracts and other blockchain technologies more accessible to modern businesses. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] At Jincor,

    Interview with Jincor Co-Founder and COO Vagan Abelyan

    | 2017/11/24 2:00 pm
  • North Korea may be a very closed-off and isolated country, but that doesn’t mean that isn’t open to foreign technology such as Bitcoin and Blockchain. North Korea and Bitcoin North Korea may be one of the most isolated countries on the globe but it is still trying to technologically adapt and compete with other nations. The country is currently under heavy sanctions from the United States and the European Union for conducting nuclear missiles tests and

    Meet the Guy Who Teaches North Korean Students How to Use Bitcoin

    | 2017/11/24 10:30 am
  • Furthering their goal to provide a completely decentralized platform for uploading and sharing videos, Flixxo has announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership with iEx.ec, a decentralized network and marketplace for cloud computing. Flixxo and iEx.ec – Taking Live Video Streaming and Content Distribution to the Next Level The video content distribution market has already been divided among major players like YouTube, Netflix, and Amazon. Understandably, the centralization of such an enormous market

    Blockchain-Based Video Sharing Platform Flixxo Announces Partnership with Distributed Computing Network iEx.ec

    | 2017/11/22 9:00 pm
  • Russian minister Nikolai Nikiforov says that it’s likely that Russia will never legalize Bitcoin due to it being a “foreign product.” However, Russia is still gung-ho on blockchain technology. Cryptocurrency and Russia have been an intriguing mix over the last few years. The acceptance of Bitcoin, mining, and cryptocurrencies in general has gone back and forth between acceptance and rejection. Now it looks like Bitcoin may be shot down for good in the Russian Federation

    Nyet! Russian Minister Says Bitcoin May Never Be Legalized

    | 2017/11/22 9:00 am
  • Daniil Rausov, the founder of KYC.Legal, sits down with Bitcoinist to discuss his company’s unique service, the similarities between its business model and Uber, and the client verification procedures designed to make life easier for all market participants. Bitcoinist: For starters, tell us about KYC.Legal? What makes this a unique product on the market? How is it convenient for the client? DR: In short, this is a simple and quick way to complete client identification

    KYC.Legal Founder: ‘We are Creating a Global Universal Personal Identification Alternative’

    | 2017/11/21 2:45 pm
  • Blockchain tech is primed to usher in a new age of business and technology around the world in a way we’ve never seen before. Businesses now, more than ever, need to constantly adapt to stay profitable and compete with their competition, and Storiqa is looking to help brick and mortar stores all over the world expand and improve. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] The Changing Face of Worldwide Business Worldwide commerce is moving online.

    Growing Local Business Online Through Storiqa and Blockchain Technology

    | 2017/11/21 12:00 pm
  • Blockchain-powered global ad exchange AdEx announced today that they have entered into an exclusive partnership with Ink, the world’s leading travel media company. About Ink Ink is the world’s biggest travel media company with an audience reach of over 775 million passengers annually. They offer opportunities for advertisers to connect with a global audience through in-flight magazines, mobile devices, and other digital, print, and video media products. They work with some of the world’s most

    Blockchain Ad Network AdEx Crosses into Real Sector with Ink Partnership

    | 2017/11/21 8:00 am
  • The BANKEX technical team has recently announced they have developed the world’s first private blockchain that supports the Plasma Protocol for public audit which will allow users to transfer different assets directly to each other leaving intermediaries behind and solving one of the most pressing problems of the current crypto world – high gas consumption. The Plasma-like protocol open source code is already available here. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] Inspired by the Plasma

    Dashing Forward – BANKEX Develops World’s First Working Plasma-like Protocol Bringing Vitalik Buterin’s Idea to Life

    | 2017/11/17 8:15 pm
  • The Lightning Network brought to Bitcoin with Segwit enables users to instantly exchange Bitcoin for Litecoin and vice versa. The first ever transaction between the two coins has now happened. Segwit (short for Segregated Witness) brought with it many new exciting features for Bitcoin when it was implemented in August this year, not least of them atomic swaps and the Lightning Network. The Lightning Network is an off chain network, that can, among other things,

    First Ever Cross Chain Atomic Swap Between Bitcoin and Litecoin a Success

    | 2017/11/17 2:30 pm
  • VIABET is poised to completely transform the online gambling industry as the blockchain-based, cloud betting platform allows players to operate their own casinos and reap the rewards. Investors can enjoy a massive 40% discount during the VIABET token pre-sale that is currently underway. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] Gambling has long been a profitable enterprise as can be seen by the success of cities like Las Vegas and Atlantic City. Even governments participate in

    This Blockchain-Powered Platform Aims to Disrupt the Gambling Industry

    | 2017/11/15 12:00 pm
  • Smart Contracts are becoming an important part of modern corporations and institutions. But often times most small and medium businesses prefer to stay aside from Smart Contracts, due to associated legal risks (smart contracts often are not recognized by courts because they aren’t always legally binding) and lack of technical expertise. Jincor aims to solve these problems by offering a platform for businesses that want to create legally binding Smart Contracts in a cost-efficient manner. [Note:

    Jincor – Simple, Safe and Legal Smart Contracts for Businesses

    | 2017/11/14 9:30 pm
  • Companies such as HealthHeart are leading the charge when it comes to implementing the security, usability, and scalability of the blockchain to improve on current EHR (electronic health record) offerings. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] While blockchain technology is primarily associated with the financial world, its benefits can be applied to other sectors too. Healthcare is one sector in particular that could realize significant benefits through blockchain implementation – especially with regard to patient records.

    Blockchain and Healthcare – a Partnership Whose Time Has Come

    | 2017/11/13 10:00 pm
  • This new sport is attracting droves of participants while it’s also on pace to generate more than a billion dollars in revenue within the next two years. It’s being featured on major sports networks, and, when you tune into the 2020 Olympics, you may be watching it along with the cadre of established sports that typically comprise the games. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] It’s being cheered by arenas full of fans, but it

    There’s a New Sport in Town

    | 2017/11/11 12:00 pm
  • Prompt development of digitalization in all sectors triggers change within financial markets. Existing approaches to securitization are no longer in-demand as the procedures are complicated, long and cannot keep up with the pace of change, that new technologies bring to virtually every aspect of one’s life. Tokenization has come along to provide reliable instruments and revolutionize the whole financial industry. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] What is the Proof-of-Asset Protocol by BANKEX? BANKEX is

    BANKEX – How Did They Do It? A Dive into Asset Tokenization

    | 2017/11/10 12:30 pm
  • A different kind of Ethereum-token presale is underway in the City of London. Sharpe Capital is selling a token called SHP that is based on a product that exists now and actually works. Unlike some initial cryptocurrency offering (ICO) promoters that are selling only a concept, Sharpe has a platform that is scheduled to go live on 11 December 2017. Sharpe’s Financial Markets Protocol, which is designed to make trade decisions based on crowdsourced asset

    A Different Kind of Token Pre-sale Underway

    | 2017/11/10 12:00 pm
  • FinTech company The NAGA Group AG aims to bring the advantages of financial technology to the masses through the first blockchain-based ecosystem for decentralized trading, investing, and education in financial markets, virtual goods, and cryptocurrencies. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] The NAGA Group AG is a German technology company whose mission is to “[identify and build] disruptive business models” and disrupt they have. After conducting one of Germany’s fastest recorded IPOs in the past

    FinTech Wunderkind The NAGA Group AG Continues to Disrupt Financial Markets

    | 2017/11/09 11:00 am
  • DreamTeam builds a platform to provide a clear and transparent way to create teams and offers the fastest and easiest way to grow from amateur to novice and, if desired, to professional player. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] Esports is Changing the Way We Look at Competition The growing popularity of Esports isn’t something people can deny anymore. Over the past few years, view counts have skyrocketed, with the biggest tournaments touting million-dollar prize

    DreamTeam Creates the First and Largest Recruitment and Management Network for eSports Players

    | 2017/11/09 5:00 am