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This AI blockchain could be the most disruptive tech of the year

October 17th, 2017 at 12:38 am » Comments Off

Blockchain technology is being used to distribute the financial market, rather than keep it in the control of a few major companies. Now, a startup wants to do the same for artificial intelligence.



How blockchain technology is taking the gambling industry to next level

September 19th, 2017 at 11:22 am » Comments Off

Blockchain technology has been slowly creeping into our lives, and today its presence can be felt like never before, with Google search trends showing new records and the collective cryptocurrency market cap being at its highest.



Six banking giants just decided to partner to create a new crypto currency

September 19th, 2017 at 11:10 am » Comments Off

Financial institutions have been taking a good hard look at blockchain, and now, six of the world’s biggest banks have decided the best way to take advantage of the decentralized, distributed digital ledger technology is by partnering on their own cryptocurrency.



The promise of managing identity on the blockchain

September 11th, 2017 at 10:31 am » Comments Off

Blockchain, the secure distributed ledger technology first created to track bitcoin ownership, has taken on a number of new roles in recent years tracking anything of value from diamonds to real estate deeds to contracts. The blockchain offers the promise of a trusted record that can reduce fraud. Some industry experts say that over the […]



Why is the Kremlin suddenly obsessed with crypto currency

September 6th, 2017 at 9:58 am » Comments Off

In early June, Russian President Vladimir Putin attended the annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. The headline moment at the event was a wide-ranging and at times combative interview with Megyn Kelly. But Putin quietly made news in another way—he signaled an official volte-face on the issue of cryptocurrencies, digital financial instruments such as bitcoin.



Expert predicts bitcoin will be worth up to $20000 in the next three years

August 29th, 2017 at 9:05 am » Comments Off

Bitcoin is on an ever-upward trend lately. Today, the world’s first and most popular cryptocurrency is flirting with $4,500 in valuation. Bitcoin is now more than three times more valuable than gold., and, according to one expert, Ronnie Moas of Standpoint Research, we are still only at the tip of the iceberg.



Malware encoded into strand of DNA by biohackers

August 23rd, 2017 at 9:02 am » Comments Off

When biologists synthesize  DNA, they take pains not to create or spread a dangerous stretch of genetic code that could be used to create a toxin or, worse, an infectious disease. But one group of biohackers has demonstrated how DNA can carry a less expected threat—one designed to infect not humans nor animals but computers.



SEC concludes that “initial coin offerings” may be securities

August 3rd, 2017 at 8:58 am » Comments Off

After an investigation, the Securities and Exchange Commission has concluded that organizations offering or selling digital assets using blockchains or distributed ledgers may be subject to securities laws, depending on the circumstances. This includes “initial coin offerings” (ICOs), a recently popularized crowdfunding method by which an organization issues virtual currencies or tokens.



Poised to overtake bitcoin this year, Ethereum is changing the way we think about cryptocurrency

July 17th, 2017 at 12:15 pm » Comments Off

Vitalik Buterin is the brains behind what some say is the next generation of bitcoin, called Ethereum.



After the IPO comes the ICO, a revolutionary new way to get funded

June 18th, 2017 at 9:03 pm » Comments Off

A few days ago, a startup called Bancor raised around $153 million in two hours and twenty-five minutes. The ICO, short for initial coin offering, followed several similar, equally successful funding events, and the numbers are rising. Prediction market Augur raised around $5.2 million over two months in 2015; this year, its competitor Gnosis raised […]



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