• National health services play a vital role in enhancing, extending and saving lives. In many areas including cancer, asthma, and diabetes, they’ve dramatically improved the health of the patients under their care. Unfortunately, significant challenges remain. One of these challenges is making sure patients take their medication properly. It is widely reported that over 50% of adults receiving various treatments for long-term illnesses fail to adhere to their prescriptions, sometimes with lethal outcomes. Curaizon, a

    Curaizon Aims to Help National Health Services Save Lives with Blockchain Technology

    | 2018/05/26 1:00 am
  • Matt Hougan of Bitwise Asset Management believes that the price of Bitcoin could increase by 500 percent in the next ten years. Hougan hinges his prediction on the cryptocurrency becoming an actual store of value and the blockchain permeating several facets of human life. Is Bitcoin a Store of Value? Finding a consensus on any argument related to Bitcoin is almost a futile effort at this point. There’s the bubble argument, the economic definition argument,

    Bitcoin as a Store of Value Could be Worth $40K Within the Next Decade, Says Matt Hougan

    | 2018/05/25 9:00 pm
  • The travel industry is one that could highly benefit from transitioning to blockchain technology – and it needs to do so immediately. Despite substantial and continuous developments in engineering new machines for transportation, the supporting services attached to them have not progressed at the same pace. As international travel has become more and more common, the lapses and deficiencies of the stunted travel industry are painfully evident. To start with, the current system forces travelers to

    Why the Travel Industry Needs Crypto-Driven Solutions

    | 2018/05/25 4:00 pm
  • Native Video Box (NVB), the independent video distribution platform that applies a native eco approach to advertising based on machine learning, has completed its ICO. During the initial coin offering, which together with the presale lasted for six months (from November 1, 2017, to April 30, 2018), the project managed to collect a total of USD 9.8 million. Native Video Box is an innovative blockchain platform combining the newest video advertising technologies and offering users a

    Native Video Box Collects USD 9.8 Million from Its ICO and Ranks Highly with Leading Experts on the Crypto Market

    | 2018/05/25 1:00 pm
  • As everyone knows, Bitcoin has had an ultra-impressive run. Now, initial coin offerings (ICOs) are the cryptocurrency space’s hottest offerings, thanks to their ability to provide high returns on investment. Having said that, not all ICOs are created equal. Some will barely reach the finish line, let alone shoot the moon. With investors always looking for “the next Bitcoin,” the race to take the next big ICO to the moon is already underway!  The Highest

    ASKfm Reaches New Peak, Scales Everest

    | 2018/05/25 5:00 am
  • Bitcoin might be anathema to the majority of Wall Street banks, however, for small lenders in the U.S., the crypto market is a veritable money maker. Despite the uncertainty and lack of regulation in the industry, Main Street banks are jumping on the Bitcoin bandwagon and raking in huge revenues. Main Street Banks Catching the Bitcoin Bug The big banks on Wall Street have largely shunned the cryptocurrency market with only a few making tentative

    Small Banks in America Making Money with Bitcoin

    | 2018/05/24 1:00 pm
  • A handful of decentralized games are causing Ethereum transaction fees to rise, the price of gas doubling over the past week. Game dApps Slowing the Network Ethereum is a platform that allows developers to created decentralized applications, including games. Some of our readers may remember the CryptoKitties craze back in December, a game that allowed trading and breeding of unique cats. Some of the digital pets were extremely rare, with a few of the scarcer

    Ethereum Fees on the Rise as dApps Gain Popularity

    | 2018/05/22 7:00 pm
  • American-based aviation company TapJets will move to assess the potential for adding XRP and LTC to its fleet of payment options while dropping Verge (XVG) after a 3-day Twitter poll. TapJets provides quick private jet bookings and also accepts Bitcoin.  Back on May 15th TapJets, an American-based aviation company, launched a Twitter poll, asking the crypto community which virtual currency should be added as means of payment to their platform. Our #cryptocurrency friends asked for

    Book Your Flight with Ripple (XRP) and Litecoin (LTC)

    | 2018/05/22 5:00 am
  • Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have become the hottest way of raising capital, but at least one in five has turned out to be a scam, according to a new study. 1 in 5 ICO Projects are Scams The number of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) has gone through the roof throughout the last year as their underpinned technology, the blockchain, received mass media exposure and starts to see widespread adoption. Yet, being comparatively easy means of

    New Study: 20% of ICOs Are Scams, But Investors Aren’t Fazed

    | 2018/05/21 7:00 am
  • The Smart Justice service is an innovative and community-driven way to resolve disputes in the crypto industry. Top-50 FinTech company, BANKEX, launched the beta version of its service on the 14th of May as a way to introduce complete partiality during these disputes. There is no doubt that blockchain technology has the potential to drastically change our lives.  It offers security, immutability and a high level of transparency.  It also an essential part of creating a

    BANKEX Smart Justice is Bringing Arbitration to Blockchain

    | 2018/05/21 1:00 am
  • The cryptocurrency market continues to be a trending topic in the world of finance. However, the question remains; when will Wall Street banks begin crypto trading? The day is closer than we think, according to a former J.P. Morgan executive. Big Banks to Start Trading Cryptocurrency Soon Amber Baldet, formerly of J.P Morgan believes that the big banks will soon start trading cryptocurrency. She made this declaration during an interview with CNBC. According to her,

    Wall Street Cryptocurrency Trading is Imminent, Former J.P. Morgan Exec Says

    | 2018/05/20 7:00 pm
  • The long-awaited AirPod ICO is finally taking off! The team has announced that its pre-sale is going to start on May 29, 2018. The project introduces a revolutionary sleeping pod intended to improve your travel experience while at the same time providing you with means for stable yet profitable passive income. A Breakthrough Sleeping Pod AirPod Sleeping Pods will provide you with a reprieve from the hassle and bustle of the airport, allowing for a

    Save the Date: AirPod’s Pre-Sale Prepares for Launch

    | 2018/05/20 4:00 pm
  • Morgan Creek Blockchain Capital is taking tokenization to the next level. The VC firm is set to convert paper shares of a company into digital token assets. These assets will then be issued to raise capital for the business. Somewhere Between an IPO and an ICO ICOs emerged as a fundraising revelation for startups in 2017. Many campaigns raised millions of dollars showing that perhaps VCs were a dying breed. However, government regulations seem to

    Tokenization of Shares – VC Firm Converts Company Stock to Cryptocurrency Token

    | 2018/05/20 6:00 am
  • For decades architects and futurists have dreamed of seasteading, a way of living in floating, green-tech cities on the high seas. Now, thanks to the help of a cryptocurrency, the world’s first pilot project is underway. The Seasteading Cryptocurrency A group of academics, investors, and philanthropists are launching a cryptocurrency to help fund the construction of 300 homes on an artificial island in French Polynesia. Inhabitants of the project will test the feasibility of seasteading while

    This Cryptocurrency Is Funding An Autonomous Sea-Dwelling Community

    | 2018/05/20 2:00 am
  • More and more top brass from traditional financial companies is joining cryptocurrency startups. The latest is an ex-CEO of Visa UK and Ireland. ‘SEAMLESS’ PAYMENTS The former CEO of Visa UK and Ireland has joined a cryptocurrency startup looking to make cards for everyday shopping. Marc O’Brien, CEO of Visa UK and Ireland from 2008 to 2014, was announced as CEO of cryptocurrency payments startup Crypterium on Thursday. Crypterium calls itself a “cryptobank” that lets you pay

    Former Visa CEO Joins Cryptocurrency Startup Making Payment Cards

    | 2018/05/19 10:00 pm
  • As cryptocurrency interest and trading continues to grow in South Africa, some retailers are hoping to cash in. The country will soon be the second in southern Africa to launch a crypto ATM. After February’s election of Cyril Ramaphosa as South Africa’s new president, things seemed to be looking up. However, the country is now facing new challenges with the ongoing land reform debate as well as continued allegations of corruption in the country’s government.

    South Africa Gets Its First Multi-Currency Crypto ATM

    | 2018/05/19 4:00 am
  • Extended reality (XR) is an exciting and emerging technology that will reshape the way we experience digital environments. Naturally, advertising will be a crucial and lucrative component of this market — but it has to be done right. Trivver aims to do just that. What is Trivver? Trivver is an all-inclusive extended reality (XR) advertising platform constructed on a set of patented technologies which aims to quickly facilitate the adoption, commercialization, and monetization of XR

    Trivver Has Brought Advertising to Extended Reality

    | 2018/05/18 5:00 pm
  • Younk is a blockchain platform that aims to modernize the way the music industry, as a whole, works. It will allow music lovers to participate in the process of discovering new music, while also providing the opportunity to co-own future hits and share in their income.  Modernizing the Music Industry Did you know that up to 70 percent of music industry revenues are owned by the ‘Big Three’ major labels — Universal, Sony and Warner

    Promising Start-up Younk is Modernizing the Music Industry with Blockchain

    | 2018/05/17 1:00 pm
  • Bing is now hopping on the cryptocurrency ban bandwagon, joining Facebook and Google in not allowing any advertising for crypto-related products, as well as unregulated binary options. The search engine of Microsoft, Bing, will no longer be displaying ads for the cryptocurrency space. The banning includes cryptocurrencies, crypto-related products, and unregulated binary options. The decision comes as a change envisioned in the company’s policy regarding financial products and services, and it shall take partial effect in

    First Facebook and Google, Now Bing Moves to Ban Cryptocurrency Advertising

    | 2018/05/16 11:00 am
  • Like rats fleeing a sinking ship, bankers are increasingly leaving to join cryptocurrency companies with the latest being former CBA chief financial officer Rob Jesudason, former UBS China president Karen Chen, and former Goldman Sachs banker Chris Matta. Block.one Steals CBA’s CFO Former CBA chief financial officer Rob Jesudason has resigned yesterday in order to join Block.one, the firm behind EOS — a cryptocurrency token and blockchain that purports to operate as a smart contract platform for decentralized

    Like Rats Fleeing a Sinking Ship, Bankers Leaving En Masse for Crypto

    | 2018/05/15 5:00 pm
  • Vernam is developing a decentralized, peer-to-peer, broker-free, cost-efficient, data-driven, and transparent marketplace for the insurance sector, in which consumers will be able to get up to 30 percent cash back on their insurance premiums. Here’s everything you need to know about the platform! A New Way to Buy Insurance Vernam is revolutionizing the way people access insurance by connecting insurers directly with the prospective clients — effectively removing unnecessary middlemen from the equation. By doing

    Everything You Need to Know About Vernam, A Game Changing Blockchain-Based Insurance Product

    | 2018/05/15 1:00 am
  • Steve Chiavarone is a blockchain believer. The portfolio manager at Federated Investors believes the technology behind bitcoin will help usher in the fourth industrial age. Many commentators have previously identified blockchain as having the potential to disrupt the global business process. Blockchain: An Exciting Emerging Technology Chiavarone is certain that the distributed ledger technology (DLT) framework is an essential cog in the wheel of emerging technologies that will transform the world. The Wall Street bull

    Blockchain Technology Will Usher in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    | 2018/05/14 7:00 pm
  • Goldman Sachs will help institutional investors bet on Bitcoin price — but what will it do to the cryptocurrency market?  Goldman Goes All In Following a slew of inquiries from hedge funds, foundations, and endowments benefiting from Bitcoin millionaires, Goldman Sachs has become the first regulated financial institution to afford clients the ability to trade Bitcoin futures via one of its New York desks, according to Forbes. What this means is that the Wall Street

    Goldman Sachs Opens Bitcoin to Institutional Investors

    | 2018/05/14 11:00 am