Tag Archives: blockchain

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FACEBOOK CRYPTOCURRENCY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FACEBOOK CRYPTOCURRENCY

Fifteen years ago when Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin created what would become Facebook, it would have been difficult to picture just how powerful that project would eventually become. When Facebook opened its doors to the public in 2006 and began its journey in the shadows of social networks like Hi5 and MySpace, there wasn’t the slightest […]

Bitcoin Price Could Reach $100,000 Says Recognized Crypto Analyst

Bitcoin Price Could Reach $100,000 Says Recognized Crypto Analyst

The recognized crypto analyst and chartist, Peter Brandt, wrote a tweet in which he shows that Bitcoin could eventually reach $100,000. He commented that the most popular virtual currency is currently experiencing its fourth parabolic phase that dates back to 2010. Bitcoin has recently surpassed $10,000. Bitcoin Could Reach $100,000 According to Peter Brandt, Bitcoin is currently […]

Pro or Anti Bitcoin? Crypto Community Divided Amid Facebook Coin Launch

Pro or Anti Bitcoin? Crypto Community Divided Amid Facebook Coin Launch

At long last, Facebook’s inaugural consumer-facing Bitcoin-related (albeit remotely related) project is upon us. To be announced on Tuesday morning, Libra (Reserve) is slated to be a stablecoin tied to a basket of traditional assets, presumably ensuring it is nothing like other crypto assets. Joining the social media giant in this venture are star massive […]

US Regulators Might Be Unnecessarily Delaying Decisions on Cryptocurrency-related Applications

US Regulators Might Be Unnecessarily Delaying Decisions on Cryptocurrency-related Applications

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), an independent, non-governmental regulator for firms offering financial securities in the U.S., has reportedly been reviewing around 40 different broker-dealer applications from crypto-related companies. According to Coindesk, several analysts believe FINRA might be postponing its decision regarding whether to approve certain crypto-related broker-dealer applications. This, as the self-regulatory organization (SRO) […]

Jack Dorsey Considers Bitcoin Could Become The Global Internet Currency

Jack Dorsey Considers Bitcoin Could Become The Global Internet Currency

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter and Square, considers Bitcoin (BTC) could become a global internet currency. At the moment, the companies he leads are working in order to make Bitcoin a global digital currency. Some of the main features of Bitcoin include its resilience and lack of affiliation with any government. Jack Dorsey Works For Bitcoin […]

COMBINING BLOCKCHAIN AND 5G: OBSTACLES AND OPPORTUNITIES

COMBINING BLOCKCHAIN AND 5G: OBSTACLES AND OPPORTUNITIES

WHAT IS BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY? As far as emerging technologies go, blockchain technology has arguably generated more buzz than any of the others. In its short time underpinning several cryptocurrencies and decentralized applications, this database platform has garnered the attention of various industry leaders, policymakers and large organizations willing to invest in its development. As an example, IBM already has […]

Congressman Budd Defends Blockchain in Testimony to House Ways and Means Committee

Congressman Budd Defends Blockchain in Testimony to House Ways and Means Committee

North Carolina Congressperson Ted Budd highlighted two bills he hopes will receive bipartisan support, The Cryptocurrency Tax Fairness Act and the Virtual Value Tax Fix of 2018, while speaking at the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on June 4. During his testimony, Budd called the development and protection of the domestic blockchain industry an issue of […]

Think Tank Pushes for Creation of a National Cryptocurrency in Switzerland

Think Tank Pushes for Creation of a National Cryptocurrency in Switzerland

Avenir Suisse, one of the most influential think tanks in Switzerland, released a report urging the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to start working on a national cryptocurrency. The report, called “Blockchain After the Hype,” proposes an economic model based on the blockchain. It suggests that the next step is to move forward with the creation of a “franc […]

Game Creator Lucid Sight Bringing ‘Star Trek’ to the Blockchain

Game Creator Lucid Sight Bringing ‘Star Trek’ to the Blockchain

Blockchain games developer Lucid Sight is teaming up with media firm CBS Interactive to bring “Star Trek” game play and collectibles to the blockchain. Lucid Sight announced Tuesday that it has signed a deal with CBS to introduce the iconic starships from the popular TV and film franchise into a digital universe through its space-based […]