Impact Lab


Subscribe Now to Our Free Email Newsletter

» Currently browsing: Crypto-Technology


Five things that must happen for blockchain to see widespread adoption, according to Deloitte

October 10th, 2018 at 11:12 am » Comments Off

Blockchain is touted as a technology that will revolutionize the finance sector. Slow transaction speeds and a lack of standardization threaten to restrict growth. Deloitte has highlighted five hurdles that the technology must overcome to hasten widespread adoption.



The tiny nations plotting to become tax havens for cryptocurrency

September 23rd, 2018 at 11:15 am » Comments Off

Success could transform these territories into cryptocurrency tax havens and safe spaces, and models for smaller economies of the future. Payday won’t be the same next year for the soccer players of Gibraltar United, a team in the premier division of the sport’s league in the British overseas territory. Only a part of their salary […]



The rise of an “Assassination Marketplace” shows the dark side of decentralized networks

August 10th, 2018 at 8:54 am » Comments Off

Right now, there’s an online bidding war over whether or not Donald Trump will die before the year is out. All a would-be assassin has to do is stake a whole bunch of money on “yes” and they’d make a fortune. These not-quite death threats reportedly lodged against the president and other public figures, including […]



Why the Crypto market will be trillions

July 9th, 2018 at 9:46 am » Comments Off

Public embarrassment is a horrible feeling. We’ve all experienced in one form or another. Predicting the future of technology is daunting enough but mix that with the future of money and markets – forget about it. The effort was to convey a whole worldview in less than ten minutes. Needless to say, it required a […]



Bitcoin is going to use as much electricity as Austria by the year’s end

May 22nd, 2018 at 2:07 pm » Comments Off

At this point, mining Bitcoin requires such intensive, specific hardware that the only way for most people to get in on the crypto game is to simply purchase the coin via an exchange. But that doesn’t mean mining has slowed down. Rather, the opposite has been happening, giving environmentalists (and anyone but the most adamant […]



100,000 new micro industries coming by 2040