The SEC Wants to Engage the Crypto Community through FinHub

The launch of FinHub shows that the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) is increasingly focusing on 4th Industrial Revolution technologies. Among these technologies, Bitcoin and artificial intelligence (AI) continues to enjoy prominence. Crypto Enthusiasts Can Engage the SEC through FinHub On October 18, 2018, the SEC launched the Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub) to […]

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Gary Gensler: From CFTC Chair to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Educator

Gary Gensler was chairman of the U.S Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) between 2009 and 2014, right after the global financial crisis. Today, Gensler is part of MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative, lecturing students on blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. Gensler was instrumental in dealing with some of the cleanup from the global financial crisis of 2008. […]

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Will AMD and NVIDIA Give Up on GPU Mining as Cryptocurrency Prices Fall?

Kyle Baird · June 22, 2018 · 3:00 pm Graphics card manufacturers NVIDIA and AMD have been raking in huge profits — thanks, in part, to the influx of cryptocurrency mining over the past year. Recently, however, the decreasing prices of cryptocurrencies and a lower demand for GPU mining could bring the engine to a […]

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TravelBlock – Providing Direct and Affordable Connection Between Travelers and Providers with Blockchain

Georgi Georgiev · June 21, 2018 · 6:00 pm Harnessing the tremendous capabilities that blockchain-based technology has brought, TravelBlock attempts to disrupt the billion-dollar travel booking industry. Through its implementation, the project intends to cut the costs of travel purchases with as much as 60%. At the same time, it will substantially increase transparency, reliability, […]

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Ripple: ‘Religious-Like Fervor Around XRP’ is ‘Endlessly Frustrating’

Adam James · June 20, 2018 · 6:00 pm Few cryptocurrencies lay claim to such a devoted fanbase with a “religious-like fervor” as Ripple. The problem is, most of those people don’t even know the difference between Ripple and XRP — a fact the company’s chief market strategist finds “endlessly frustrating.” ‘Endlessly Frustrating’ During late-2017’s […]

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The Central Banks’ Bank (BIS) Hates Bitcoin — Which is Reassuring

Allen Scott · June 18, 2018 · 7:00 am The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), a global “bank for central banks” based in Basel, Switzerland, has once more declared that cryptocurrencies are not only “not ready for prime time,” but could also “bring the Internet to a halt.” [Note: This is an op-ed] BIS: Bitcoin, […]

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UK Department for Education Says ‘No’ to Cryptocurrency Curriculum in Schools

Melanie Kramer · June 17, 2018 · 7:00 pm Though the availability of formal cryptocurrency and blockchain education around the globe is increasing rapidly, the UK Department for Education (DfE) appear to have no immediate plans to include cryptocurrency as a topic in the UK school curriculum. However, the country’s school children will see a […]

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Novogratz Invests $15M in White-Label Cryptocurrency Exchange Startup

Georgi Georgiev · June 16, 2018 · 7:00 pm Former Wall Street macro trader and vocal Bitcoin proponent Mike Novogratz has expanded his involvement in the cryptocurrency field, investing $15 million in a startup company which aims to facilitate the launch of trading platforms and tokenizes assets through blockchain-based technology. Despite the current market correction, […]

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Blockchain Offers Viable Alternative to Outdated Online Advertising

Bitcoinist.net · June 16, 2018 · 7:00 am Even a decade ago, television was the sole king of advertising, while the internet had to take its dust together with billboards and radio ads. Over the years, however, the situation has changed: last year, online advertising has outgrown television for the first time in history, with […]

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Keplertek Special Sale: Last Chance for 30% Bonus! (June 19th-June 21st)

Bitcoinist.net · June 13, 2018 · 9:00 pm Due to extremely high demand for this amazing project, Keplertek has decided to give the cryptocurrency community one more opportunity to take advantage of the huge 30 percent bonus that was offered during Pre-Sale. The Sale will start on the 19th of June 2018 at 8 PM […]

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