Blockchain

Mark Cuban talks Bitcoin HODLers and blockchain stocks in recent AMA

“Stocks will be on the blockchain in the future,” predicted the billionaire. Jumping on the r/Wallstreetbets subreddit for an Ask Me Anything session recently, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban shared his thoughts on GameStop shorts, general investing, and various crypto-related topics. The billionaire said “the game is changing” when it comes to stocks, but encouraged […]

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The Business of Blockchain and Bitcoin: How Levon Movsessian Pioneered a Movement

Levon started his entrepreneurial journey at the age of 20 in the real estate market Toronto, Ontario, Jan. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Emerging technologies regularly serve as enabling forces for economic, social, and business transformation. This is why Bitcoin and Blockchain are on the rise. Blockchain is the underlying distributed ledger technology that allows […]

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Blockchain Bites: Universities Are Gaining Bitcoin Exposure as Institutional ETH Appetite Grows

Meanwhile, BoE Governor Andrew Bailey said crypto qua crypto fails as currency qua currency, though dissidents like Alexey Navalny might disagree.

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Singapore Stock Exchange Taps Blockchain for Settlement Layer Infrastructure

The Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) has partnered with investment firm Temasek to explore the use of blockchain technology for the settling of asset trades. Temasek remains a prominent player in Singapore’s expanding utilization of decentralized ledger technology (DLT) with several collaborations with both public and private establishments in the city-state. SGX and Temasek to Build […]

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Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin Bubble, Toil and Trouble

Also: “Market professionals” think assets are overheating while Janet Yellen voices her concern about bitcoin.

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UK Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulations in 2021

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Billon launches blockchain solution for private COVID-19 immunization certificate

Enterprise DLT creator Billon Group has achieved a milestone in supporting the need for privacy in COVID-19 vaccinations, with the launch of a new form of GDPR compliant distributed ledger technology. The platform immutably stores any type of verifiable immunity certificate in a distributed ledger (DLT) where only the parties involved are aware of a […]

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Blockchain Bites: Record-Breaking ‘Active’ Bitcoin Users as Wall Street Ponders Mass Adoption

There are now more active bitcoin users than ever before, as CEOs of both PayPal and BlackRock think about the future of finance.

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Blockchain Bites: Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Fully Loaded, IRS Sends Befuddling Letters – Again

More than 500,000 ETH have been locked into Ethereum 2.0’s deposit contract, kick-starting the network’s major, multi-year development phase.

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Bitcoin, Blockchain Entrepreneur Malcolm CasSelle Dies At 50

Malcolm CaSelle, a pioneering blockchain technology and Bitcoin entrepreneur, has died at age 50, according to a social media post from friend and colleague E. David Ellington. “My younger brother, business partner, advisor and friend, Malcolm CasSelle, died in Mexico yesterday,” Ellington wrote on November 18, 2020. “Apparently, his friends said he had a stomach […]

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“Unannounced” Ethereum Hard Fork Proves Not All Blockchain Networks Are Built The Same

Earlier today, a change to the underlying Ethereum code made by developers some time ago resulted in an unannounced hard fork, effectively splitting the Ethereum blockchain and creating a new version that is valid for upgraded nodes but seen as invalid by ones that did not upgrade. Obviously, this was a major issue for Ethereum […]

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Blockchain Bites: DeFi’s Harvest Hit, IRS’ Crypto Clarification, JPMorgan’s Buoyant Bitcoin Note

PLUS: Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith’s legal defense, PayPal’s dropped client and more.

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National Stock Exchange of Australia to Launch Automated Trading Blockchain Platform

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Blockchain Bites: Filecoin Strike, Bitcoin Fees Fall, Coinbase Censorship

Five Filecoin miners have gone on strike. Bitcoin miners are seeing depressed earnings. And Binance is closing its Jersey branch.

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Blockchain Phones and Bitcoin Watches: Revisiting the Crypto Tech Hype

Blockchain smartphones and crypto-storing watches: Which innovative devices have actually gone from concept to reality? Talk of cryptocurrency and blockchain-powered gadgets inevitably spiked alongside the hype for token prices. But looking back, have they delivered any meaningful changes to users, or are they just another result of the hype synonymous with the space?  The surge […]

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Stocks of Riot Blockchain and Marathon Patent Surge Amidst Bitcoin’s Bullish Movement

Riot Blockchain (NASDAQ: RIOT) and Marathon Patent Group (NASDAQ: MARA), two of the very few crypto mining firms listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange are experiencing a significant surge in their share prices as the price of bitcoin (BTC) continues to rally, according to reports on August 10, 2020. Nasdaq-Listed Bitcoin Mining Firms See Green  […]

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NEM blockchain native cryptocurrency XEM now listed on bitFlyer

NEM blockchain native cryptocurrency XEM, as of today is now listed on bitFlyer, one of Japan’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges. The listing will enable NEM’s extensive Japanese community to benefit from the liquidity of the bitFlyer platform. XEM is the native cryptocurrency of NEM NIS1, the original blockchain offering from NEM which launched in 2015. With […]

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US Blockchain Firm Buys 17K Bitcoin Mining Rigs From Bitmain

Core Scientific signs deal to buy Bitcoin mining machines from mining hardware producer Bitmain, company says, as American mining interest goes up. American blockchain hosting provider Core Scientific signed a deal to buy next-generation Bitcoin (BTC) mining machines from major Chinese mining hardware producer Bitmain. Core Scientific will purchase more than 17,000 S19 Antminers from […]

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Vanguard’s Blockchain Platform for Foreign Exchange Will Go Live in Q3 2020

Mutual fund giant Vanguard has completed another blockchain pilot that aims to change the risk profile of foreign exchange (FX) transactions.

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Blockchain Bites: River’s Rise, Canada’s CBDC and Bitcoin’s Whales Post-Halving

The number of Bitcoin whales is at its highest level since 2017, as the network adjusts its difficulty setting for the first time post-halving.

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‘Financial Surveillance’ or ‘Blockchain Analysis’? Human Rights Foundation Debates Elliptic

Blockchain analysis is “a euphemism” for surveillance, HRF Director Alex Gladstein told Elliptic’s Tom Robinson during a debate on crypto tracing Monday.

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Bitcoin Revolution: Legal-Economic Analysis on Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology

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Blockchain Bites: Iran and Russia Revisit Crypto Regulations, Bitcoin Pizza Day 10 Years Later

Ten years ago today someone spent 10,000 bitcoin on about $30 worth of pizza. Today, nations are redrafting crypto regulation and crypto firms report millions in revenues.

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