• Amazing new schemes and technologies are being developed to expand Bitcoin’s functionality as a payment instrument. The latest newcomer is Atomic Multi-Path Payments over Lightning. This scheme promises to enhance privacy and decentralization to facilitate payments over the Lightning Network. Atomic Multi-Path Payments over Bitcoin Lightning Bitcoin needs to establish itself as a vehicle to execute payments rapidly, securely, and cheaply. New technologies and schemes are being implemented to make possible near-instantaneous low-value Bitcoin payments.

    Atomic Multi-Path to Help Bitcoin Become a Formidable Payment Instrument

    | 2018/02/07 3:00 am
  • Blockchain technology has the potential to reinvent a huge number of existing global industries, with companies right now trying to shake-up every space, from travel to communication. But it’s not just limited to mainstream sectors. Blockchain technology is also being used to tackle issues that exist in industries that might be considered fringe but, at the same time (and almost as a result of this categorization), can benefit as much or more from a blockchain

    How Budbo is Using Blockchain Technology to Legitimize the Cannabis Industry

    | 2018/02/06 8:00 am
  • Native Video Box (NVB), Russia’s up-and-coming independent native video platform, has just announced it is teaming up with ICOBox, as the company continues into the second stage of its ICO through to April 15, 2018. The NVB platform aims to change the face of the digital advertising ecosystem worldwide by doing away with intermediaries and allowing content developers, advertisers and publishers (i.e. websites) to connect directly. ICOBox is the premier provider of SaaS solutions for

    Native Video Box to Collaborate with ICOBox to Change the Digital Content Landscape

    | 2018/02/05 11:00 pm
  • The crypto world is literally whipping itself into a butterscotch flavored generic mousse product this morning. The reason? Only the pant-wettingly exciting news regarding the imminent release of CryptoKitties on mobile! You’re Kidding, Right! I know…with seemingly strong recent challenges from CryptoCelebrities and CryptoDogs, many had predicted the demise of the adorable virtual felines which started it all. But these kitties weren’t going to let themselves be usurped without a fight. And neither should we let them,

    CryptoKitties Bite Back… on Mobile!

    | 2018/02/05 8:30 pm
  • A Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) tournament organized by Play2Live is set to take place later this month and will award the winning team with cryptocurrency, as opposed to cash prizes. Crypto over Cash The tournament will be held in Minsk, Belarus, on February 25th, where eight teams will battle it out to see who has the sharpest reflexes and tightest team strategy. Winners are set to receive a $100,000 reward for first place in the

    CS:GO Tournament to Award Top Prize in Crypto

    | 2018/02/05 12:30 pm
  • There seems to be a sudden surge of ICOs in the gambling space, and Zero Edge has caught our attention. It aims to create a cryptocurrency for the online gambling space and they have an ICO coming up. Zero Edge is a decentralized online casino and an open protocol which aims to offer players 0% house edge casino games, fee-less sports betting and an open source platform for building online games. Zero Edge will be creating their

    Zerocoin Aims to Become a Standard Crypto Currency for Online Gambling

    | 2018/02/05 10:00 am
  • Just a few months after the CryptoKitty craze, China has jumped in on the fun; CryptoDogs has launched in China. Although it may just seem like another copycat (pun intended) concept, there are a few key differences – it isn’t based on Ethereum. Instead, it is based on another blockchain platform named Achain. The Rise and Fall of CryptoKitties CryptoKitties was launched back in December 2017, with the game immediately gaining huge popularity due to

    Move Over CryptoKitties, CryptoDogs Just Launched in China

    | 2018/02/04 2:00 pm
  • The crypto space is going to get very crowded in the next year or two so finding the right token or ICO to invest in will become more of a challenge. Big social media platforms do not help much as content is unregulated, unedited, and they are largely populated by trolls and shills. Scams and fake news are rife and the companies that own the platforms even profit from advertising fraudulent websites. What is needed

    Reinventing ICO Research and Reviews with Revain

    | 2018/02/04 9:00 am
  • Bitcoin industry stalwart Charlie Shrem has described decentralized cryptocurrencies as “the biggest innovation of his lifetime” amid turbulent activity on markets. Shrem: My Goal Is Freedom-Giving Technology In a series of tweets Thursday, Shrem, who returned to the cryptocurrency space following a highly criticized spell in jail, explained how the freedoms associated with ‘true’ decentralized assets and networks are his “goal.” “I came to help build technology that gives us freedom and I will not

    ‘If It’s Controlled By 1 Party, It’s Not A Blockchain’ – Charlie Shrem Lauds Bitcoin

    | 2018/02/02 5:00 pm
  • Following the approval of Canada’s first blockchain ETF (exchange-traded fund), companies are eager to launch their own blockchain ETFs, well aware that the revolutionary technology is “here to stay.” Leading the Charge Harvest Portfolios’ plan to launch Canada’s first blockchain exchange-traded fund (ETF) has officially been greenlit. The Ontario Securities Commission has approved of Harvest Portfolios’ plan to launch the country’s first blockchain ETF, appropriately titled Blockchain Technologies ETF. The new venture will carry the

    Canada Gives the Greenlight to First Blockchain ETF

    | 2018/02/02 12:30 pm
  • The space age is speeding up with extraordinary momentum. Now, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is exploring the potential of blockchain technology and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve space communications. Concurrently, private companies are already bringing blockchain technology into space. Space Exploration Based on Blockchain Technology In March 2017, the U.S. Congress passed Bill S.442, which directed NASA to prepare a plan for deep space exploration, including sending humans to Mars. To

    Blockchain Technology Is Becoming Crucial For Space Exploration

    | 2018/02/01 5:30 pm
  • The Indian government talks a big talk when putting down Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but such actions has done little to curb their popularity. Crypto-Not-Currency In his annual budget speech today, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley once again made clear the government’s intention to halt the use of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in India, claiming the South Asian country does not recognize digital currency as legal tender. He states: The government does not consider cryptocurrencies

    No, India Won’t Ban Bitcoin and Will Embrace Blockchain Technology Too

    | 2018/02/01 8:30 am
  • The latest venture of LivePlanet CEO Halsey Minor, the founder of CNET, co-founder of Salesforce, as well as Uphold, Vignette, NBCi, OpenDNS, Google Voice, is a cryptocurrency project called VideoCoin. VideoCoin to Pay ‘Zombies’ The VideoCoin Network is a decentralized video encoding, storage, and content distribution system that turns all cloud-based video services into an efficient algorithmic market running on a new blockchain with a native protocol token, the VideoCoin (VID). VideoCoin is will focus

    CNET Founder Wants to Turn Amazon into Blockbuster with VideoCoin

    | 2018/02/01 6:30 am
  • Cryptocurrency Liquidity can be defined as the process by which an asset is converted into fiat currency based on demand. If you are not satisfied with this definition than liquidity can also be defined as an asset bought or sold on the open market when the price is relatively affordable. In light of the above, discounts or even premiums cannot be attached to an asset in the process of buying or selling it. What this means

    Bancor Smart Tokens Looking to Solve Cryptocurrency Liquidity

    | 2018/01/31 9:15 pm
  • Doesn’t it seem to take forever for a new ICO to deliver on their promises? Decent.bet, the community-owned gaming platform, recently completed their ICO and has already delivered their DBET token wallet, three testnets and a new wallet update is right around the corner.  Is there any other cryptocurrency platform that has delivered faster? Decent.bet is a community-owned, online casino and sportsbook platform that is built on the Ethereum blockchain. Their ICO ended less than

    The Decent.Bet Blockchain Casino Is Delivering Technology Fast!

    | 2018/01/30 12:00 pm
  • Howard Schultz, Starbucks Corporation’s current Executive Chairman and former CEO, said that the company sees potential in blockchain technologies and some cryptocurrencies. Starbucks Wants To Go Cashless Without Bitcoin Starbucks has been a leader in the adoption of promising technologies, such as mobile payment features, and is set to continue the trend with a venture into cryptocurrencies and blockchain. As excitement builds around cryptocurrencies and their underlying technology, known as blockchain, Starbucks aims to take

    Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz Believes In Cryptocurrency – Just Not Bitcoin

    | 2018/01/29 10:30 pm
  • Canada has unveiled a government Blockchain identity prototype while declining to change Bitcoin tax rules at the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2018. ‘We Don’t Plan Any Overhaul’ – Finance Minister As multiple sources report Monday, the country’s finance minister, Bill Morneau, said the government “has no plans” to change tack on how cryptocurrency is treated under Canadian tax law. “We don’t have any specific Bitcoin or cryptocurrency overhaul,” he told Bloomberg on the fringes of

    Canada: ‘No Tax Changes’ For Bitcoin As Govt. Unveils Blockchain ID Scheme

    | 2018/01/29 10:15 am
  • Even though blockchain technology continues to make strides in developed countries, investment bank Exotix believes that it will have the biggest effect in emerging countries. In most cases, events develop in a step-by-step process. However, in some cases, technology allows us to bypass certain steps to get us to the end goal even quicker. Paul Domjan, who is the global head of research, analytics, and data at Exotix touched on how certain technologies have the ability

    Blockchain Will Make the Biggest Difference in Developing Countries

    | 2018/01/28 3:00 pm
  • Budbo, the company whose immensely popular app has been dubbed “the Tinder of weed”, is now focusing on leveraging the power of the blockchain to help document supply chains and aid research by providing extensive transparent data. Their token sale is now live. The current legalized marijuana industry is fragmented and marginalized, something that has led Budbo to identify a dire need for some form of systematic organization that also incorporates a transparency of operations.

    Budbo – The Blockchain Solution For The Cannabis Industry

    | 2018/01/27 3:30 pm
  • The gaming industry is reportedly worth in excess of $115 billion worldwide. There are over 2.3 billion gamers across the planet and over 55,000 new titles were released in 2017. This is set to expand as smartphone technology evolves with ever more powerful hardware and graphics capabilities. Millennials are spending more time gaming than any other generation before them and players are still flocking to PCs as well as consoles to get their fixes. Gaming

    Game Machine – the Easy Way to Invest in the Gaming Industry

    | 2018/01/26 6:00 pm
  • Andreas Antonopoulos has said he doesn’t expect regulated exchanges such as Coinbase to run the Lightning Network as it gains mainstream acceptance. ‘Their KYC Fell Apart’ In comments on the first episode of Let’s Talk Bitcoin! in 2018, the educator said AML/KYC obligations exchanges face are incompatible with the nature of Lightning, which recently launched a limited yet rapidly-growing mainnet implementation. The upgrade to the Bitcoin network promises vastly reduced transaction times and fees, yet

    Coinbase, Exchanges ‘Won’t Run’ Lightning Network – Andreas Antonopoulos

    | 2018/01/26 4:30 am
  • We’re all aware of the versatility and usability of blockchain technology, and not just in the virtual currency industry. It can be used in nearly any industry relying on recording transactions and data, including the UN. The UN will soon be taking advantage of the power of blockchain in the fight against climate change. According to the EconoTimes, the group’s Climate Change secretariat has launched the Climate Chain Coalition (CCC), whose main aim will be

    The UN is Combating Climate Change One Block(chain) at a Time

    | 2018/01/25 8:00 pm
  • The Internet of Things is an exciting and quickly growing field of technology, and blockchain technology could make the platform quicker and more inexpensive. Cyber-Physical chain is looking to change the way IoT works. Streamlining the Future The Cyber Physical Chain (CPChain) will enable the ever-expanding Internet of Things (IoT) industry to grow into a more universal network for devices all around the world. The primary goal of the project is to reduce the costs

    CPChain Bringing Blockchain to the Internet of Things

    | 2018/01/25 5:30 pm