Blockchain News

Blockchain in the Supply Chain: Too Much Hype
Blockchain is the technology behind Bitcoin and other crypto currencies. Blockchain is a protocol for a digital ledger that enables proof of ownership and the transfer of ownership from one entity to another without using a trusted third party ...
Bitcoin hits $4800 for the first time
On August 1, a fork in the cryptocurrency split it into bitcoin and bitcoin cash. Since that day, bitcoin is up about 74% while bitcoin cash has double from its original print of $300 to $600. But that wasn't the only major news in August. Developers ...
Solar DAO Taps Blockchain to Expand Solar Energy Plants Worldwide; ICO Begins
Solar DAO, an investment fund built on the Ethereum blockchain, marks the use of blockchain technology to expand photovoltaic (PV) solar plants worldwide. PV solar modules convert solar light to electricity due to photo effect and are a more ...
Litecoin Surges to Above $70 as Crypto Markets Near $175 Billion
Markets continue to be buoyant today with gains across many of the top cryptocurrencies, including most notably, perhaps, litecoin. The digital asset once dubbed "the silver to bitcoin's gold" passed $78 to achieve a new all-time high at 06:54 UTC this ...
LibraryChain? US Government Grants $100k for New Blockchain Research
Public records show that officials with the agency are funding a new effort at the San Jose State University Research Foundation, which seeks to conduct preliminary research into how blockchain tech could help libraries manage digital rights, as well ...
Bitcoin Price At $4750 And Counting As Charlie Shrem Calls Below $100k 'Cheap'
Bitcoin continues to push past $4700 as Charlie Shrem claims any price below $100,000 per coin is “cheap.” Part of an increasingly large and prominent group of well-known names highly bullish on Bitcoin, Shrem made the comments on Twitter Thursday as ...
bitJob, A Global, Decentralized Marketplace for Student Employment, powered by Ethereum engages WINGS for Price ...
bitJob, A Global, Decentralized Marketplace for Student Employment, powered by Ethereum engages WINGS for Price ...
Americans Can Now Invest Their Retirement Funds in Ripple's XRP via Bitcoin IRA
Miguel Vias, Head of XRP Markets at Ripple, said: “As institutional adoption of Ripple's enterprise blockchain solution has grown, people increasingly understand the future opportunity for banks, payment providers and other institutions to use XRP as ...
Americans Can Now Invest Their Retirement Funds in Ripple's XRP via Bitcoin IRA
Miguel Vias, Head of XRP Markets at Ripple, said: “As institutional adoption of Ripple's enterprise blockchain solution has grown, people increasingly understand the future opportunity for banks, payment providers and other institutions to use XRP as ...
$26 Million: Ethereum Microfinance Startup Everex Closes ICO
Ethereum-focused startup Everex has raised $26 million in an initial coin offering (ICO) to develop microfinance and remittance services. The month-long sale raised a total of 1,580 BTC (worth approximately $7.54 million at current prices) and 49,477 ...
After Contact By SEC, Protostarr Token Shuts Down Post-ICO, Will ...
After Contact By SEC, Protostarr Token Shuts Down Post-ICO, Will ...
After Contact By SEC, Protostarr Token Shuts Down Post-ICO, Will Return Ether
In what may be the first token to cease operations due to communication from the Securities and Exchange Commission, on Tuesday, decentralized application Protostarr closed up shop. The token, which was billed as a way for rising internet celebrities ...
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD To Test $403?
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD To Test $403? Posted on 6:00 am September 1, 2017 Author Aayush JindalCategories Altcoins, Analysis, Ethereum Analysis, Opinion, TradingTags Ethereum Price analysis, Ethereum Price chart, ethereum ...
Ethereum Classic Price Technical Analysis – ETC/USD Back Bullish
Ethereum classic price finally broke the $16.60 resistance against the US Dollar. There is a major connecting bullish trend line forming with support at $16.60 on the hourly chart of ETC/USD (Data feed via Kraken). The broken resistance at $16.60 is ...
Oracle Officially Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Project
Technology giant Oracle has officially become a member of the Hyperledger project as of August 2017. Hyperledger is a Blockchain-based project led by the Linux Foundation. Oracle intends to utilize the Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain code as the platform ...
Cryptocurrency Dash Team Schedules Free Conferences in Venezuela
The Dash network is sponsoring twelve free conferences in Venezuela from September through the end of the year. The goal of these events is to increase Venezuelans' knowledge of virtual currencies in general, and Dash in particular. The nation's ...
The SEC warned about the risks of cryptocurrencies — now a Chinese industry body is doing the same
Launches of new digital currencies, known as initial coin offerings (ICOs), have shaken up social and economic order, created hidden financial risks, and in some cases may amount to fraud, China's National Internet Finance Association said. ICO ...
Blockchain: the next digital frontier of freight transportation
Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency and one of many blockchain applications. Professional services firm Deloitte describes blockchain technology as: A digital, distributed transaction ledger with identical copies maintained on each of the ...
The Wall Street investor who sank Valeant thinks a bitcoin fund is the 'most dangerous'
Left makes the case that Bitcoin Investment Trust GBTC, +8.41% , an investment fund run by Grayscale Investments and designed to track the stratospheric ascent of the world's most popular digital currency, bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.19% is exorbitantly ...
Bitcoin's bubble swells with a new record high
Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget breaks down bitcoin's surge to another record high this week, which has spurred more questions around how high it can go. The cryptocurrency has doubled in August alone, further fueling the argument that it's a ...
Illinois Launches Blockchain Pilot to Digitize Birth Certificates
The state of Illinois has begun work on a new blockchain pilot focused on the digitization of birth certificates. Working with blockchain identity startup Evernym, the tools being designed would, if put into production, allow parents and doctors ...
Ripple Price Analysis – XRP Against the US Dollar Surges to Show its Potential – Ripple Prediction
Ripple positive climb continues with 10 percentage points of gain only in the last 24-hours against the US Dollar. Among the leading cryptocurrencies – Only Litecoin and NEM had a particular case of increase like Ripple (XRP) today as it reached a ...
A Backdoor Way To Profit From The Cryptocurrency Rush
Bitcoin, the most valuable cryptocurrency, with a market cap of $72 billion, is up 359%. Ether, the currency traded on the Ethereum platform and the second-largest cryptocurrency with a market cap of $33 billion, is up a mind boggling 4,231%. Even ...
Bitcoin Price Tops $4800, Reaching New High
Year-to-date, Bitcoin's price has surged nearly 400%, additional BPI figures show. [Ed note: Investing in cryptocoins or tokens is highly speculative and the market is largely unregulated. Anyone considering it should be prepared to lose their entire ...
Bitcoin's nearly five-fold climb in 2017 looks very similar to tech bubble surge
David Ader, chief macro strategist at Informa Financial Intelligence, shows how bitcoin's gains resemble that of the Nasdaq Telecommunications Index before the tech bubble burst. Bitcoin has gained nearly 400 percent this year, helped by increased ...
Crypto exec says bitcoin is in a bubble -- but it'll still hit $5 trillion market cap
It's not quite the $500,000 forecast John McAfee wagered his manhood on, but Aaron Lasher, co-founder and CMO of Breadwallet, sees bitcoin's market cap exploding to as high as $5 trillion within the next 10 years. But he warned that there could be some ...
Bitcoin Price Jumps Above $4800 for the First Time
The push above $4,800 continued gains seen earlier today, when bitcoin once again crossed $4,700 to hit a new all-time high. That milestone was buoyed by an overall lift in cryptocurrency prices that pushed the collective market capitalization above ...
Literally just a huge bitcoin chart and bunch of stats that show its crazy rise
While these milestones have become lesser and lesser accomplishments as bitcoin has continued to blaze along its upward path — bitcoin would now only need to rise 2.1% to go from $4,700 to $4,800, compared with 100% when it doubled to $200 — it is ...
Why investors should be wary of bitcoin
This week bitcoin made headlines after it hit an amazing peak in price of $4,726. During this year alone, an investment in bitcoin gained 358 percent. You read that right. While the stock market is up about 10 percent for the year — which is a nice ...
List of Companies Offering Cryptocurrency IRAs Grows
(See also: Ripple Is Emerging as a Stable and Trusted Cryptocurrency). “Demand from our customers has been immense. XRP is a unique innovation in modernizing cross-border payments using superior blockchain​ technology. We're excited to feature ...
F2Pool Reneges: Bitcoin Pool Pulls Segwit2x Support Over Hard Fork
Though the proposal has garnered support from many large bitcoin companies and the majority of mining pools, many take issue with its aim to boost bitcoin capacity by way of a hard fork, a mechanism that could lead the cryptocurrency to split into ...
Former SEC Attorney Explains Which Ethereum ICOs Will Be Targeted With Regulatory Action
Jay Clayton, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), listens during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Clayton and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ...
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin: Price Analysis, August 31 - CoinTelegraph
The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of authors/contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment ...
EY Launches Blockchain-based Platform for Autonomous Vehicle Fleet Management
The Tesseract platform is intended to resolve the basic issues that are associated with widespread shared-use vehicle ownership through its underlying Blockchain technology. The Blockchain will expedite automatically executed transactions among vehicle ...
NVIDIA to Rule Next Era of Blockchain, Says RBC
In essence, blockchain is a public ledger that is decentralized and is the technology that makes possible cryptocurrency. It's a favorite technology of the financial industry and is starting to emerge in other areas of the market from International ...
Football Superstar Luis Suarez Pumps Ethereum Prediction Market Stox
Uruguayan football star Luis Suarez joined boxer Floyd Mayweather in promoting Stox, a Bancor-based prediction market which opens its Alpha testing phase on August 30. Luis Suarez Promotes Stox Prediction Market. Suarez, who plays for FC Barcelona ...
Major Banks Join USC Project for Blockchain-based Cryptocurrency Banking
Several major banks have joined a project called Utility Settlement Coin (USC) that is intended to facilitate the issuance by central banks around the world of currencies using Blockchain technology. The USC platform will also make it easier for ...
$1 Mln Ethereum Plans: European Union Eyes Helping Refugees with Blockchain
The European Union is joining the United Nations in using the Ethereum Blockchain to provide transparent help to refugees. Details of the latest meeting of the European Parliament this week show its dedicated distributed ledger (DLT) taskforce set up ...
Dubai Goes Blockchain to Become Fintech Hub for The East
Having discovered and bought Bitcoin in the early 2010s, I initially had a hard time convincing my peers in the Middle East about the benefits of the underlying technology. Even harder was finding a way to buy Bitcoin if you lived in a region where ...
Viberate's ICO Will Launch on September 5th to Techno Music
Viberate is launching its ICO on September 5th with a live event where DJ UMEK will perform. This post's sponsor, Viberate, felt that it was only appropriate to launch their token, which they hope will revolutionize the live performance industry, with ...