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With 70% Population Unbanked, Future of Bitcoin in Ghana is Bright
Godwin Bush, Director of Operations at PmCedis Capital, an Accra based Bitcoin Exchange, spoke to Cointelegraph about the future of Bitcoin in Ghana. He stated that Bitcoin adoption in Ghana is invigorating but it is most popular among the young ...
BitTorrent Project WebTorrent Taps Bitcoin And Blockchain
Advertised sites are not endorsed by us. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Bitcoin and blockchain technology may be among the more obvious tools of evolving Internet decentralization, but BitTorrent, peer-to-peer file ...
Bitcoin Exhibit Hosted at the Smithsonian Museum
Bitcoin has been included in its own section within the Value of Money exhibit showcase by the Numismatic Association at the Smithsonian Museum, for the National Numismatic Collection. There's a general description of cryptocurrencies, along with a ...
Bitcoin Price Watch; Bulls In Control!
So the day has now drawn to a close, and it's time to have a look at how our bitcoin price watch strategy performed throughout the European session, and adapt to its influence on our strategy for tonight's session. Earlier today, we noted that price ...
China Yuan's Depreciation Fuels Bitcoin Price
The price of Bitcoin seems to be climbing again. According to CoinMarketCap, the price of the top digital currency jumped from a rate of $618 earlier on Tuesday October 11 to $633 in three hours at a +2.5% difference. The rise may have to do with the ...
Momentum Grows for Blockchain Gold Markets with 'Big Four' Partnership
Global consultancy EY and New York blockchain startup Paxos have announced that they are co-developing new technology solutions for the gold market. Aimed at providing new tools for the clearing and settlement of gold transactions, the partnership will ...
Bitcoin Price Rally Looks to Have Legs
Advertised sites are not endorsed by us. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Today, we will take yet one more look at the long term, 8-day candle chart of BTC, per Kraken. We looked at a bull setup from the Jan 2015 over ...
Why Tech Giant Ericsson Wants Blockchain 'Fingerprints' in the Cloud
Swedish telecom networks company Ericsson has built a system for ensuring data integrity, leveraging blockchain to underpin its growing presence in the cloud. Erik Forsgren, the company's director for portfolio management, said that the company has had ...
As Scaling Bitcoin Retargets in Milan, Focus Shifts to Fungibility
The Scaling Bitcoin conference, held at the Politecnico Milan, returned for its third iteration this weekend, with the focus throughout the speaking slots and workshops shifting away from scaling alone. Emphasizing that Bitcoin faces a more diverse set ...
Spanish Electricity Giant Endesa is Harnessing Blockchain Tech
Advertised sites are not endorsed by us. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Major Spanish energy company Endesa has revealed plans to open a blockchain laboratory in an effort to encourage development of blockchain ...
Is Blockchain Beating Bitcoin? TechCrunch's New Series Weighs In
What is the blockchain? Where did bitcoin come from? And are bitcoin and blockchain still competing? These are the kinds of questions up for grabs in TechCrunch's new streaming series, "Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain". Launching yesterday ...
JP Morgan to Build Blockchain on Ethereum – Called Quorum
Global Bank J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. announced its efforts last week to create its own private transacting platform based on Ethereum. The bank unveiled Quorum—a system that allows for private, secure, peer-to-peer transactions. With Quorum, J.P ...
Apple Approves Two Scam-Like Bitcoin Apps Again, Due Diligence in Question
Recently Apple approved two applications called Ocean and AlphaWallet that are structurally designed to steal Bitcoin from users. Although Apple has been removing a substantial number of suspicions apps on its app store, the consistent emergence of ...
Bitcoin Poses No Threat to Russia's Financial System
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The spread of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency in Russia does not threaten the country's financial system, Russian Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseev said Tuesday. "All of this does not pose much of a danger to the public, as it has ...
Nasdaq to Share Its Blockchain Tech with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
The president and chief operating officer of Nasdaq, Adena Friedman, has said that it is hoping to share information with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on its blockchain technology, according to a report from the South China Morning Post. According to ...
Digital Asset Latest to File Blockchain Patent Application
The patent application for an "Intermediary Electronic Settlement Platform", published by the US Patent and Trademark Office, is for a method to trade a wide range of traditional digital assets on a distributed ledger, including, but not limited to a ...
This Blockchain Startup Can Become Greater Than IBM, Oracle and Palantir Combined
Blockchain startup Factom has secured yet another multi-million Dollar funding round from prominent silicon valley investors to grow its talent pool and exploit the potential of the technology in various industries. The $4.2 million funding round led ...
Bitcoin Price Watch; Upside Volatility In Control!
It is Tuesday morning, and the European markets are about to kick off for the day. As usual, head of the markets, here is a look at how the bitcoin price is open, and how we are going to use this movement to create a strategy for today's session. First ...
Blockchain plus 3D printing equals smart manufacturing and Ethereum you can touch
Blockchain plus 3D printing equals 'smart manufacturing' and Ethereum you can touch. Genesis of Things was established and launched just a few weeks before DevCon2 in Shanghai. Ian Allison. By Ian Allison. October 11, 2016 09:01 BST. cufflink ...
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH is Forming Base?
Ethereum price broke down further as sellers remained in action. There was a break below the $11.60 support area for a move towards $11.50. Once again a new weekly low was formed at $11.46. The price was seen correcting higher yesterday, but it found ...
ANZ, Wells Fargo test blockchain for cross-border payments
Blockchain technology promises to reduce the time and cost of transferring funds and increase access to liquidity, according to ANZ Banking Group and Wells Fargo. The companies made the comments following the completion of a six-month project that ...
Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 10/11/2016 - New Channel to Watch!
Bitcoin price is trending higher once more, forming higher lows and higher highs inside an ascending channel pattern on the 1-hour chart. Price is currently testing the channel resistance and might be due for a slide back to support. Volatility has ...
Blockchain publications that should be on your reading list - How many can you check?
Ever since I have been actively involved in blockchain for the past few months, it has been my endeavor to read and understand more on this subject. There are so many views, news, insights, opinions and perspectives being published on a daily basis ...
Visit Dragon's Tale and Grow some Berries to earn Bitcoin
Dragon's Tale is one of the oldest online Bitcoin Casinos around. The Casino was founded in back in 2012 and was the starting point of a new era for Bitcoin gambling. Dragon's Tale was the first online gambling site to adapt a completely new genre in ...
Blockchain starts transition from hype to everyday use in markets
The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has made some of the boldest moves to experiment with blockchain yet. It announced this year that it would move Australia's equities clearing and settlement system on to blockchain, working with Digital Asset ...
DECENT Blockchain Gains Support from Adult Entertainment Industry
The winner of every format war has been decided by the adult entertainment industry. Now they've decided to back blockchain technology, with prominent producer Naughty America now partnered up with DECENT. They believe it will help fight piracy, which ...
Mines and Miners | Truth Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain S1:E2
Even more fascinating than the idea of a digital currency are those who dedicate their lives to it. A network of miners all across the world, many of whom are in China, run the system. They not only process every Bitcoin transaction, but they also play ...
Bitcoin Scaling Conference In Milan Highlights Collaborative Initiatives
There is no shortage of ideas about how to meet the bitcoin scaling challenge. More importantly, however, is the willingness of the community to share its ideas and work on ways to bring them to fruition. This much was obvious from this weekend's ...
Is CoinsBank The 'New Bank' On The Blockchain?
Down at the Mediterranean 'melting pot' on the Turkish Riviera this weekend, leading thinkers and shapers from the cryptocurrency fraternity came together to witness what is being dubbed the first “challenger bank” on the Blockchain, the decentralized ...
In the Beginning | Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain S1:E1
For years, futurists and developers sought to create a truly digital currency. Finally, in 2009, they succeeded, with Bitcoin. Their secret? The blockchain. Now, the very institutions Bitcoin sought to sidestep or overturn — governments and big banks ...
Bitcoin Price Update
Advertised sites are not endorsed by us. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Following up on the weekend look at Bitcoin's long term price chart, we will look again today at the long term (8 day candle) chart of BTC, per ...
Increased Economic Protectionism: Threat or Opportunity for Bitcoin?
This is a role Bitcoin could easily have slipped into, once it matures, given its ease of transmission across borders. As the Bitcoin community grows and adoption increases, it would acquire the characteristics of a 'mature' currency – liquidity and ...
Avoiding blockchain patent wars and reducing IP risk in the DLT ecosystem
Avoiding patent wars and reducing IP risk in the blockchain ecosystem. IP expert Marc Kaufman at Reed Smith presented at the Blockchain IP Workshop organised by the European Union Intellectual Property Office. Ian Allison. By Ian Allison. October 10 ...
Payments & Marijuana: Different Ways The Blockchain Is Being Used Today
When people mention blockchains, they often paint visions of grandeur: Delivering instant payments to anyone in the world for free. Services for the 2bn unbanked in the world. Removing all the fake-branded clothing in the world by providing traceable ...
Even the US military is looking at blockchain technology—to secure nuclear weapons
Blockchain technology has been slow to gain adoption in non-financial contexts, but it could turn out to have invaluable military applications. DARPA, the storied research unit of the US Department of Defense, is currently funding efforts to find out ...
Bitcoin Could Get a Festive Push in India
Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is soon upon us, but could this celebration filled with fireworks, decorations, and lights help boost bitcoin adoption in the country? On October 20, Diwali will, for five days, light up the skies as Indian people ...
Devilish Cartoon Takes Reddit By Storm; Spoofs Internet of Things, Ransomware, Bitcoin
Launched at about 8AM ET on Sunday morning, the cartoon below had no problem racking up over 1200 upvotes from the r/Bitcoin crowd on Reddit within the first seven hours on the board. Produced by JoyofTech.com, the cartoon is called “The Internet of ...
The Ethereum Blockchain is Helping Create the Next Generation of Tokens
Tokens have been around as long as money has. And at times it has been difficult to differentiate between the two. But what has consistently separated them is that tokens are units of value created by private citizens, corporations or institutions for ...
Innovate Finance, EY & Hogan Lovells Publish Report on ...
Innovate Finance, EY & Hogan Lovells Publish Report on ...
Innovate Finance, EY & Hogan Lovells Publish Report on Blockchain Opportunity
Innovate Finance, along with partners EY & Hogan Lovells, has published a report on Blockchain adoption. Entitled Blockchain, DLT and the Capital Markets Journey: Navigating the Legal and Regulatory Landscape, the publication addresses distributed ...