Mining Crypto In a Browser Is a Complete Waste of Time

Malware that surreptitiously mines cryptocurrency while you browse the web is big news right now – literally in the case of news outlet Salon, which has enabled it as an opt-in feature. One thing that it certainly isn’t, though, is big business. Every other day, media outlets seem to be running stories about the latest… Continue reading Mining Crypto In a Browser Is a Complete Waste of Time

BubbleTone Founder Yury Morozov Plans to Change the Telecom World One Blockchain at a Time

We sat down for this interview with Yury Morozov, the founder and CEO of BubbleTone, the first blockchain for the telecom industry. Mr. Morozov has over 20 years’ experience in the telecommunications sector with a string of successful businesses under his belt. For 16 years he has been Chairman of the Board of CountryCom. He… Continue reading BubbleTone Founder Yury Morozov Plans to Change the Telecom World One Blockchain at a Time

Forget the ‘Internet of Things’ – the ‘Internet of Value’ is On Its Way

Recently, we’ve seen a rapid increase in the widespread use of blockchain technology. Only a few months ago, very few people had even heard of the blockchain or cryptocurrencies. Now it feels like everyone is talking about them. Even some of the most technology-averse people we know have made investments in Bitcoin after witnessing how… Continue reading Forget the ‘Internet of Things’ – the ‘Internet of Value’ is On Its Way

Wyoming Passes Bill To Relax Securities Law For Some Blockchain Tokens

The US state of Wyoming has passed a bill Feb. 19 allowing certain Blockchain tokens to bypass securities regulations if they meet three key requirements as of July , 2018. House Bill HB0070 was sponsored by seven representatives and five senators of the Legislature of the State of Wyoming. The bill passed the Wyoming House… Continue reading Wyoming Passes Bill To Relax Securities Law For Some Blockchain Tokens

Cryptocurrency Startup Oneiro Raises $3M USD From Cosimo Ventures

Cryptocurrency startup Oneiro has secured a $3 million seed investment from Cosimo Ventures, a venture capital firm with offices in Boston and Dublin. Based in the UK, Oneiro is focused on developing technologies around decentralized, secure, and dependable cryptocurrency. Blockchain technology has enabled the use and management of digital currencies worldwide, and Oneiro is positioning… Continue reading Cryptocurrency Startup Oneiro Raises $3M USD From Cosimo Ventures

How Blockchain Will Change Sports

Blockchain and cryptocurrencies have not bypassed sports. In January of this year, the first contract was signed between a major sports club and a blockchain project. The Arsenal football club will promote ICO of the Internet gaming cryptocurrency. Advertisements of the token sale will be seen on the banners of the Emirates Stadium and the… Continue reading How Blockchain Will Change Sports

Blockchain For Social Payments Explored By Russia's Kaliningrad District

Russian state-owned development bank Vnesheconombank (VEB) has teamed with the Kaliningrad district in Russia to test blockchain technology for social payments and electronic services. Kaliningrad governor Anton Alkikhanov and VEB chairman Sergei Gorkov met last week at the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi to sign the agreement underpinning the trials. The parties intend to cooperate… Continue reading Blockchain For Social Payments Explored By Russia's Kaliningrad District

CME Plans To Develop New System To More Easily Modify Blockchain Protocols

A patent for a system that would allow for modifications of a Blockchain protocol without a consensus from all participants of the network, originally filed by the CME Group in December 2017, has been published by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) last Thursday, Feb. 8. In most Blockchain-based networks, such as Bitcoin’s, modifying… Continue reading CME Plans To Develop New System To More Easily Modify Blockchain Protocols

BerkleeICE’s Open Music Initiative to Host Music and Rights Management Blockchain Events

The Open Music Initiative (OMI), an initiative of Berklee College of Music’s Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE), on Wednesday announced a public series of events and workshops to explore the impact of technology on artistry and fan engagement. The hands-on events, hosted by Ace Hotels, will be designed to teach how the use of the blockchain… Continue reading BerkleeICE’s Open Music Initiative to Host Music and Rights Management Blockchain Events

U.S. Courts Mining Cryptocurrencies?

The critical highs and lows which had plunged the cryptocurrency market into chaos seems to be taking its toll on cryptocurrency investors and miners as the U.S. Court systems and about 4000 websites unwittingly became cryptocurrency miners over the weekend. This attack was said to be a scheme to generate profits for the perpetrators by… Continue reading U.S. Courts Mining Cryptocurrencies?