• 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
  • According to a recent report by security intelligence group RedLock, hackers were able to breach into the Amazon Cloud services of two companies in order to mine Bitcoin. Amazon Cloud Used for Bitcoin Mining In a recent article, Business Insider reported that hackers were able to hack into the AWS cloud services’ infrastructure of two companies in order to mine Bitcoin. According to the security firm RedLock, the two affected companies were Aviva and Gemalto. The security firm

    Hackers Breach Amazon Cloud to Mine Bitcoin

    | 2017/10/08 9:00 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
  • Matthew Goetz, former vice president at the famous financial institution Goldman Sachs believes that investing in Bitcoin is like investing in the Internet in the late 90’s.  Betting Big On Bitcoin The decentralized cryptocurrency had a very good run this year. Even after receiving bad publicity from the comments of the JP Morgan CEO and the recent report that China ordered Bitcoin exchanges to close down. Bitcoin is up by 450% this year and is currently

    Former Goldman Sachs VP Believes Bitcoin is the Next Internet

    | 2017/10/07 9:45 pm
  • Bitcoin’s supremacy is strengthening in the cryptocurrency market, as its resiliency continues to impress experts and Wall Street’s top executives. The financial markets are clearly reflecting this sentiment as Bitcoin’s value now surpasses the US$ 4,300 mark. Bitcoin Leads the Cryptocurrency Market Bitcoin maintains its preeminence not only among fiat currencies but also among the other cryptocurrencies. According to a recent CNBC article, “Bitcoin was the top performing cryptocurrency in the last three months, despite the mega-rally

    Despite Detractors Bitcoin Remains Best Performing Currency

    | 2017/10/07 11:30 am
  • Josh Garza, Founder and CEO of the infamous GAW Miners has been ordered to pay almost $10 million to the SEC. Josh Garza, CEO of  GAW, GAW Miners, ZenMiner, and ZenCloud plead guilty to a $9 million fraud scheme back in July of this year. Pleading guilty to one count of wire fraud related to his role in his companies’ purported generation and sale of virtual currency, Garza has now been ordered to pay almost $10 million, consisting

    Founder of GAW Miners Pleads Guilty To Fraud Charges

    | 2017/10/07 9:45 am
  • Famous investor and billionaire, Mark Cuban, believes that Blockchain technology will be the main platform for future technology. Investing in Bitcoin and ICOs In a recent interview with Bloomberg, known investor and the owner of NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban, confirmed that he has invested in Bitcoin. Cuban also noted that he strongly believes that Blockchain will be the platform upon which future technology will be built. This isn’t the first time that the billionaire

    Mark Cuban Believes Blockchain is a Great Platform for Future Technology

    | 2017/10/06 5:30 pm
  • Dan Morehead believes that Bitcoin and other digital currencies will soon become an essential part of every financial portfolio. Bitcoin Continues to Gain Traction Bitcoin has continued to make headlines in the news in recent weeks. From the famous comments of JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon to China ordering major exchanges to shut down their operations, Bitcoin has received a lot of attention from both media and investors. Almost as if in defiance of its detractors,

    Bitcoin May Soon Be Part of Every Financial Portfolio

    | 2017/10/06 3:30 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
  • According to reports, new hedge funds are now investing millions of dollars into Initial Coin Offerings. ICOs: The New Way to Make Quick money? In the last couple of months, Initial Coin Offerings have received a lot of attention from investors worldwide. According to data from Coinschedule, 153 projects were able to raise the impressive amount of $2.3 billion through ICOs. Experts believe that hedge funds are the main contributors of these ICOs. A recent

    Hedge Funds Are Investing Big Sums Into ICOs

    | 2017/10/05 11:00 am
  • Wu-tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah appears to be affiliated with a cryptocurrency venture looking to raise $30 million in Cream tokens to fund cryptocurrency ATM empire. Ghostface Killah will assume the role of Chief Branding Officer as part of the Cream token ICO looking to raise $30 million, although he has so far remained unavailable for comment. In a recent interview, Brett Westbrook, CEO of Cream Capital elaborated; His work capacity will be laying out a framework for

    Wu-Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah To Launch Cream ICO

    | 2017/10/05 10:45 am
  • 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
  • The entire spectrum of traditional financial assets has always been plagued with issues stemming from lack of liquidity. Blockchain technology is now being deployed to solve some of these issues through the tokenization of these assets. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] The Problem Plaguing ‘Traditional’ Real World Assets Real estate, stocks, oil, or gold: All real-world traditional financial assets, all succumb to one common shortcoming – they’re not liquid. Liquidity refers to the ‘inexpensiveness

    Tokenization of Traditional Assets

    | 2017/10/04 3:45 pm
  • BitProperty, the blockchain-powered real estate investment platform, has announced that it will launch a closed beta release on October 5, 2017. Ten days later, on October 15, it will kick off a token sale to raise funds for further development of the platform. How BitProperty Works Based in Japan, BitProperty is a decentralized real estate platform that gives users a quick, low-cost, and easy to use way to own and trade real estate revenue streams.

    BitProperty Announces Upcoming Token Sale, Beta Release of Real Estate Investment Platform

    | 2017/10/04 2:00 pm
  • Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein’s recent tweet is on the fence when it comes to Bitcoin, but teases comparison of Bitcoin with paper money replacing gold. Still thinking about #Bitcoin. No conclusion – not endorsing/rejecting. Know that folks also were skeptical when paper money displaced gold. — Lloyd Blankfein (@lloydblankfein) October 3, 2017 There may be no definitive conclusion, but the tweet certainly suggests that the CEO can imagine a future where Bitcoin is at

    Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Hints At Bitcoin Revolution

    | 2017/10/04 12:00 pm
  • After China and Korea banned ICOs experts believe that Japan will become the leader of Bitcoin markets. Tough Month For Bitcoin September has been a very tough month for the decentralized cryptocurrency. Firstly, Chinese regulators imposed a strict ban on all Initial Coin Offerings and ordered several cryptocurrency exchanges to shut down their operations. The regulations by the Chinese authorities caused a lot of turmoil in the cryptocurrency markets worldwide. Shortly after Chinese authorities imposed

    Japan On Track to Become Bitcoin Market Leader

    | 2017/10/04 11:45 am
  • Cryptolocator, a global marketplace for Ethereum trading, has announced the launch of its trading platform in mid-October of this year. The Cryptolocator platform brings together trading partners from around the world and facilitates transactions with popular cryptocurrencies. Unlike most trading platforms that focus on Bitcoin, Cryptolocator prioritizes Ethereum, setting ETH as its default cryptocurrency. First users of Cryptolocator will be able to trade with significantly lower fees for the first 6 months after the project

    Altcoin Trading Marketplace Cryptolocator Announces Mid-October Launch

    | 2017/10/03 12:30 pm
  • Cindicator, the decentralized analytics platform powered by hybrid intelligence, announced that their crowdsale was completed successfully, meeting the campaign’s hard cap of $15 million. What makes the Cindicator crowdsale so remarkable isn’t that it managed to reach its hard cap ahead of schedule – many recent ICOs can make that claim – but rather the unusual format of the campaign. What is a Whitelist Token Sale and Why is it a Big Deal? Unlike most

    Groundbreaking Cindicator Whitelist Token Sale a Rousing Success

    | 2017/10/03 12:15 pm
  • The US government finally claimed $48 million USD earned from the sale of bitcoins seized from Silk Road, the online drug marketplace that was shut down in 2013. It may have taken a couple of years, but the US government finally has their grasp on the money earned from their seizure and shut down of the notorious Silk Road marketplace. The online drug market was shut down in 2013, and the government seized a total

    US Government Nets $48 Million from Sale of Silk Road Bitcoins

    | 2017/10/02 8:15 pm
  • On the 29th of September, the IMF’s Managing Director Christine Lagarde spoke in London at the Bank of England of the possibilities for cyrptocurrencies, comparing their rise to a brave new world of wonder and possibility. IMF Chief, Christine Largarde, gave her speech entitled “Central Banking and Fintech – A Brave New World” at the Bank of England conference, in which she tackled innovative future trends including cryptocurrency and A.I.  She highlighted use case scenarios

    IMF’s Christine Lagarde Sees Cryptocurrencies Potential For ‘Dollarization 2.0’

    | 2017/10/02 2:15 pm
  • A group of six individuals in New Delhi, India, have been arrested by the police for robbing people that they had convinced were buying Bitcoin with actual cash. Just when you think it’s safe to buy Bitcoin and other digital currencies, you hear horror stories about being robbed in some sort of online scam or Ponzi scheme. The decentralized nature of cryptocurrency means that those looking to get involved in it must do their due

    Police in New Delhi Arrest Gang Robbing Bitcoin Buyers

    | 2017/10/01 10:00 pm
  • Rhea is launching the Crypto20 trading platform, a capitalization index of the top 20 cryptocurrencies enabling investors to hedge their investments across a range of the top rated, by market cap, cryptocurrencies. The Rhea ICO will begin on Monday, October 2nd. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] Simplifying Crypto Investing with Rhea and the Crypto20 Cryptocurrency investment can be a minefield for those new to the field, presenting a dizzying range of options combined with

    Countdown to the Rhea ICO Launch

    | 2017/09/30 10:00 pm