• Security experts are suggesting that Blockchain technology could replace Social Securities Numbers as identification credentials. Giving Hackers No Chance Cyber hacking attacks have risen drastically in the last couple of years, with hackers primarily targeting companies that hold very sensitive data such as social security numbers, credit card numbers, passwords etc. Last month, news broke out that the well-known credit reporting agency, Equifax, was a victim of an elaborate hacking attack. The hackers were able to access

    Could Blockchain Technology Replace Social Security Numbers?

    | 2017/10/09 11:45 pm
  • The University of Melbourne has announced plans to pilot blockchain based certification and verification based scheme, allowing a private, secure and long-lasting way to verify their student’s credentials. The University of Melbourne is trialing a blockchain-based record keeping program, allowing recipients to both store their credentials and allow third party access for verification purposes. Learning Machine are behind the issuing system using the Blockcerts open source code developed by the MIT Media Lab in 2016. Professor

    University of Melbourne Piloting Recipient-Owned Blockchain Records

    | 2017/10/09 4:00 pm
  • The world of talent development will soon be shaken up by the launch of TokenStars, the first blockchain-based celebrity management platform that applies decentralized scouting and community voting to ensure transparent engagement for millions of users: celebrities, fans, brands, and advertisers. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] A young person faces a lot of obstacles in becoming a star in their chosen field, such as sports and show business. It is true that such an

    TokenStars Blockchain Platform Allows Ignored Young Talents to Be Supported and Achieve Success

    | 2017/10/08 12:00 pm
  • Blockchain technology continues to prove itself as one of the most secure record keeping and ledger system options currently on the market. The issue of malleable records continues to harm businesses that struggle with corruption and malicious third-party oversight. Blockchain technology can provide solutions to the problems faced by these companies. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] Blockchain as a Service, or BaaS, is also seeing a rise in popularity as more and more business

    Dragonchain Introduces Business Facing Blockchain Platform

    | 2017/10/06 2:15 pm
  • The decentralized advertising network announced that it has entered into a partnership with community-based video distribution platform Flixxo. The announcement, which was made on the company’s blog on October 3, was met with much excitement and praise from the cryptocurrency community. One user on Twitter tweeted: congrats, Flixxo seems like a great project, makes lots of sense to partner with that team — tyler (@asapyoungty) October 3, 2017 while another user chimed in with: Wow!

    AdEx Announces Partnership with Video Distribution Company Flixxo

    | 2017/10/05 12:45 am
  • Eloplay, the eSports platform that allows players to organize and participate in tournaments with decentralized prize pools, has announced its upcoming token sale to raise funds for the integration of additional blockchain-based features. Why eSports Needs Eloplay Competitive video gaming, better known as eSports, is an industry that is increasing in popularity at an astronomical rate. This year alone, the breakout sport has amassed a worldwide audience of over 400 million and estimated earnings of

    Eloplay – Leveling the eSports Playing Field

    | 2017/10/01 1:45 pm
  • Snip, the first completely decentralized news platform, will be launching its ICO on September 29, 2017, at 11 PM UTC. This follows an extremely successful pre-sale in which they managed to raise nearly $4 million. The Future of News on the Blockchain News is dead. That is the first sentence of Snip’s whitepaper and it has never been truer than in today’s climate of “fake news” and information overload. A handful of corporations get to

    Decentralized News Platform Snip to Launch ICO

    | 2017/09/29 3:45 pm
  • The Viberate ICO sold out in a mere five minutes, and now the Vibe token will be unlocked and listed on the LiveCoin exchange on October 6th, with more exchanges to come later. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] The life of a musician is often a frustrating one. Only the most successful artists have agents to handle booking gigs, accountants to handle their finances, and lawyers to protect their interests if a vendor or

    Viberate Token Unlock Coming October 6th, Trading to Open on Livecoin

    | 2017/09/29 1:15 pm
  • Bitcoin and blockchain technology are getting a lot of attention in the city of Hong Kong. The Future Of Hong Kong Bitcoin and blockchain technology are getting a lot of attention from different sectors worldwide. From finance to legal matters and even cyber security, Blockchain technology is revolutionizing a lot of different industries. Hong Kong seems to be another country that has caught the “cryptocurrency fever.” Two of the most dominant industries in Hong Kong

    Hong Kong Is Getting More and More Involved With Blockchain Technology

    | 2017/09/26 12:30 pm
  • Last week, EloPlay announced plans to integrate blockchain technology into its popular eSports platform. The Current eSports Market eSports is a form of competitive gaming. It is a relatively new phenomenon, but one that has really caught fire and managed to spawn a booming industry. It has become so popular, in fact, that it has already been added to the 2022 Asian Games and there is even talk about it being included in the 2024

    EloPlay and Blockchain Tech are Changing the eSports Industry

    | 2017/09/26 9:30 am
  • On September 20, 2017, Hong Kong played host to the Blockchain Global Summit. One of the highlights of the event was the much-anticipated premiere of Bitcoin – Shape the Future, a documentary that explores Bitcoin’s growth in China. Many readers may recall that this year’s Blockchain Global Summit was originally scheduled to be held in Beijing earlier this month. Due to recent legislation by the Chinese government, however, the decision was made to hold the

    Blockchain Global Summit a Smashing Success, Bitcoin – Shape the Future Documentary Premieres to Resounding Acclaim

    | 2017/09/22 12:30 pm
  • Ireland-based Confideal is a complete end-to-end smart contract management service that gives businesses and individuals alike the ability to transact domestic and international deals safely and quickly. By using the provided easily adapted templates, it is easier than ever before to define and create the smart contract that addresses your needs without the need for programming skills.  [Note: This is a sponsored article.] The Smart Contract Constructor At the heart of the Confideal platform is

    Confideal – A New Fast and Easy Way to Create, Sign, and Manage Smart Contracts – No Coding Needed

    | 2017/09/22 11:00 am
  • JP Morgan reveals they are looking for a “Technical Project Execution Manager – (Blockchain) Distributed Ledger Technology” despite a very recent vehement attack on Bitcoin, which originated the very blockchain technology the financial services giant seeks to adopt.   In a move that many are finding ironic, if not downright hypocritical, JP Morgan is on the hunt for an experienced blockchain technician. The job posting comes just days after CEO Jamie Dimon called Bitcoin “a

    Mixed Messages Fly as JP Morgan Posts Job Ad for Blockchain Technician

    | 2017/09/18 12:45 pm
  • Rhea Token, which was founded by Detelin Sertov and Georgi Kirilov, is aiming to create a platform for the world of finance and cryptocurrencies. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] The Rhea Token Rhea Token is a new cryptocurrency with a unique platform that binds traditional financial markets with cryptocurrencies. The most unique feature of the Rhea Token is Crypto20, a capitalization-weighted index which enables multiple ways of hedging, speculating and investing in the cryptocurrency market without

    Rhea Token – A Crypto-Equity Hybrid Token

    | 2017/09/17 9:45 am
  • Ties.Network is a blockchain-based social platform that connects prospective business projects and reputable professionals such as developers, marketers, advisors and other relevant people in the ecosystem. It is a decentralized business tool that can be used to recruit partners, employees, and volunteers. You can also sell products and services, enter joint deals based on smart contracts, finance projects among other possible uses. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] To gain traction for their proposed solution

    How Ties.Network Aims to Help You Find Secure Partners and Make Deals

    | 2017/09/15 4:30 pm
  • When the digital age arrived more than a decade ago, it was thought that with apps like Uber and Airbnb, things would become fairer for workers and for customers both. In reality, large tech companies are now able to make huge profits off of their legions of freelance workers without any kind of transparency. Blockchain technology is set to fix all of this. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] Uber was founded in 2009, and

    Blockchain Tech Startups to Revolutionize People’s Lives by 2027

    | 2017/09/15 2:00 pm
  • The BitKan “2017 Shape the Future” Blockchain global summit has changed its location, it will now be held in Hong Kong instead of Beijing and will take place later this month on September the 20th and 21st. Tickets for the event are still available to purchase. BitKan has changed the location of their “2017  Shape The Future“summit from Beijing to Hong Kong, where it will now be held in the Grand Hyatt Hotel where it

    2017 Blockchain Global Summit – Shape The Future

    | 2017/09/14 8:00 pm
  • The San Francisco and Toronto based blockchain initiative Open Money has announced that it is postponing until Saturday its highly anticipated email only pre-sale event. The program is being expanded as the pre-sale amount was over sold the day before it was scheduled to begin. Open Money experienced a flood of activity that provoked committed amounts of public token investors to demand more than what was available, which would be unfair to those already signed

    Open Money Expands Pre-Sale Due to High Demand

    | 2017/09/13 3:15 pm
  • Less than a year after the industry began, running a Blockchain business using a digital token has suddenly become a lot more complicated. ICOs Float Between A Rock And A Hard Place The free-for-all of the first six months of 2017 when Blockchain startups and ‘projects’ created and sold tokens at will, often for hundreds of millions of dollars, has changed thanks to snap regulatory decisions. The context of regulator reactions continues to dictate digital

    UK Issues a Warning on ICOs But Some Are Already Immune

    | 2017/09/12 8:00 am
  • LAToken’s research team, formed by Deutsche Bank and McKinsey alumni, prepared the first LAT Crypto Research, outlining that total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies can reach $5 trillion by 2025, with asset-backed tokens driving the growth. To read the full report, follow the link, and we’ll share the highlights with you in this post. Total Market Cap to Reach $5 tn by 2025 Cryptocurrencies market capitalization has surged by 830% from last August, reaching $165 billion. The adoption rate of cryptocurrencies may be as high

    LAT Research: The Exponential Growth of Crypto Markets to $5 trillion

    | 2017/09/12 6:30 am
  • Token-as-a-Service (TaaS), the first-ever tokenized closed-end fund dedicated to blockchain assets, announced today it has begun a strategic partnership with Matchpool, the first platform for mainstream matchmaking powered by a cryptographic token economy. Matchpool uses group dynamics to assist participants to match with each other and runs using a decentralized matchmaking protocol. Matchpool seeks to provide a generic platform for matchmakers, allowing anyone to create their own community ‘pool’ for free and invite members to

    TaaS Forms Technological Partnership With Matchpool to Facilitate Connections in Cryptospace

    | 2017/09/08 11:30 am
  • Consumer software, which represents approximately 40% of the $333 billion dollar global software industry, is quickly occupying a growing role in how people conduct their lives and interact with the world around them. We increasingly use apps to be more productive, entertain ourselves and to find and build personal relationships. At the same time, the cryptocurrency market is expanding exponentially around the world. A year ago the total market cap of Bitcoin plus Ethereum was just under $10 billion. Today, their combined market

    Open Money to Drive Mainstream Crypto Adoption

    | 2017/09/08 4:16 am
  • The deputy director of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, a top think tank based in Beijing, says that China’s ICO ban is likely a temporary stop rather than a permanent decision. Wang Jifeng at The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, which is closely affiliated with the PRC’s State Council, argued that the decision concerning the ICO ban is not likely to be permanent in a CCTV interview. The initial stop move was taken by the government

    China’s ICO Clampdown Possibly Only Temporary Says China Expert

    | 2017/09/07 1:15 pm