Cloud computing services reshaped by the token economy and Blockchain

California Super Computing Network Technology Inc [CSCNT Inc.], a California based startup, reached an agreement with UC Berkeley to jointly work on software and system research for providing cloud computing services based on the utilization of idle consumer computing resources. CSCNT is backed by Anbince, a venture capital firm focusing on blockchain investment. The creator… Continue reading Cloud computing services reshaped by the token economy and Blockchain

Will Perlin Crack the Decentralized Cloud Computing Market? | BTCMANAGER

While most cryptocurrency projects promise to better the world, Perlin appears to be one step closer to making this a reality. Perlin’s mission to create a decentralized cloud computing marketplace may not only democratize supercomputing but could also provide an additional form of financial aid to anyone. Perlin Challenges the Big Four Providers While “killing… Continue reading Will Perlin Crack the Decentralized Cloud Computing Market? | BTCMANAGER

Sergey Brin Refers to Ethereum as an Advance in Computing

Technology pioneers have been showing an interest in blockchain technology and cryptocurrency for quite some time now. Especially for pioneers active in the coding world, the concept of cryptocurrency is rather intriguing. Alphabet’s Sergey Brin recently mentioned Ethereum in a positive light. This took a few people by surprise, although most of his comments revolved around artificial intelligence. Sergey Brin and… Continue reading Sergey Brin Refers to Ethereum as an Advance in Computing

The Best 7 Cryptos for the Week Beginning Apr. 2 (BRD, RISE, SPANK, PRL, UKG, EOS, COFI)

To read the previous installment of ‘Top Coins for the Week,’ click here. The crypto markets have demonstrated very bearish tendencies the last few months. However, even in a market suffering a bear raid, there are weekly coins that provide a degree of solace. This week has seven cryptocurrencies that have noteworthy events, updates and… Continue reading The Best 7 Cryptos for the Week Beginning Apr. 2 (BRD, RISE, SPANK, PRL, UKG, EOS, COFI)

Ripple (XRP) Partners With Hyperledger

Hyperledger is an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies. On March 28th, Hyperledger announced that 14 new organizations had joined the project, and amongst them, was Ripple (XRP). This brings the Hyperledger community to one that has 231 organizations in more than 25 countries from all over the world. Ripple’s Chief… Continue reading Ripple (XRP) Partners With Hyperledger

Moonshot Week 10: Time to Make That BRD (Wallet Update!)

Read the ninth part of our Moonshot series here, which focuses on Bitcoin Private.  Each week BTCManager and the JaketheCryptoKing are going to explore a new moonshot opportunity. We are in week ten of this moonshot experiment! Markets just suffered a major correction providing the perfect opportunity for some moonshot shopping at discounted prices. The… Continue reading Moonshot Week 10: Time to Make That BRD (Wallet Update!)

Crypto CFD Trading Firm Olsson Capital Found to Be Unregistered by FCA

The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has released a statement on March 28, 2018, warning investors about an unregistered brokerage firm. Olsson Capital, a Bulgarian firm, has been providing financial services in the UK without the authorization of the FCA. Catching a Scam in Headlights The Agency commented: “This firm is not authorized by us… Continue reading Crypto CFD Trading Firm Olsson Capital Found to Be Unregistered by FCA

Another $850 Million Raised By Telegram ICO

94 different investors have seriously bought into the much anticipated Telegram ICO and helped raise a staggering $850 Million in a second round pre-sale event that started on March 14th this year. The 94 investors have not been disclosed in a document submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission of the USA (SEC). The document… Continue reading Another $850 Million Raised By Telegram ICO

Litecoin Price Analysis: LTC/USD Approaching $100?

Litecoin price declined further and moved below the $120 level against the US Dollar. LTC/USD is likely to decline further and it may even test the $100 level. Key Talking Points Litecoin price fail to move higher and it declined below the $120 level (Data feed of Kraken) against the US Dollar. This week’s highlighted… Continue reading Litecoin Price Analysis: LTC/USD Approaching $100?

WannaCry Ransomware Strikes Boeing, Aviation Giant Says Situation Is Under Control

Remember WannaCry? Yes, the same notorious ransomware that targeted more than 200,000 victims worldwide in May 2017. It turns out the cyber threat is back with a bang and this time the victim is none other but the aviation giant Boeing Corporation. All Hands On Deck According to reports, a Boeing production plant in Charleston,… Continue reading WannaCry Ransomware Strikes Boeing, Aviation Giant Says Situation Is Under Control

Cappasity Platform is Used to Create the World’s Largest Catalogue of Luxury Goods

TSUM.ru is the first company that has digitized more than 30,000 products in 3D using the Cappasity technological solution. TSUM.ru – an online platform for TSUM, the largest luxury department store in Eastern Europe and one of the biggest online platforms in the region. Cappasity Inc., a developer of 3D product imaging solutions made especially… Continue reading Cappasity Platform is Used to Create the World’s Largest Catalogue of Luxury Goods

Ripple XRP Partnering up with Hyperledger for the Best Use of Blockchain

The San-Francisco based startup Ripple [XRP] has just announced a partnership with Hyperledger – an open source initiative, marking an important step on unfolding the infrastructure for their long-term view of the Internet of Value. Both firms were very confident about the collaboration as it comes from companies that are based on the blockchain era.… Continue reading Ripple XRP Partnering up with Hyperledger for the Best Use of Blockchain

Monthly Close Below $7800 Means More Pain for Bitcoin Bulls

Bitcoin has experienced a terrible first quarter in terms of price growth, down around 50 percent on 2018’s open. On March 29, the price slid below $7,500 revisiting lows from early March. With the price breaking below $7,799.96 on the Bitstamp exchange, the market is now devoid of any significant support until $5,920.72 (2018’s low)… Continue reading Monthly Close Below $7800 Means More Pain for Bitcoin Bulls

Belarus, German Tourist Board Now Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) Friendly

The tide is turning in favor of all cryptocurrencies as the German National Tourist Board and the country of Belarus are now welcoming the use of Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and other cryptocurrencies. In the first case of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB), an announcement was made on the 5th of March welcoming payments… Continue reading Belarus, German Tourist Board Now Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) Friendly

What to Do Before the IRS Comes Knocking: Cryptocurrencies and Taxation

Although cryptocurrencies have been around for a while now, 2017 saw new mainstream investors buying in and following the run up to $20,000, they’re quickly cashing out. At the same time, there’s a high possibility that many will face some major tax liabilities. However, how tax laws apply to virtual currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum… Continue reading What to Do Before the IRS Comes Knocking: Cryptocurrencies and Taxation

Australian Tax Office Seeks Public Input of Cryptocurrency Taxes

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) is currently seeking the public’s input on taxing cryptocurrencies. They are eager to hear from the public and understand how cryptocurrencies and cryptocurrency tax implications can impact businesses in the future. On March 26, the ATO mentioned the update of their cryptocurrency taxation guidelines on March 13. However, the increased… Continue reading Australian Tax Office Seeks Public Input of Cryptocurrency Taxes

Ripple Price Analysis: XRP/USD Remains in Downtrend

Ripple price declined sharply this week from the $0.6540 swing high against the US Dollar. XRP/USD is currently forming a bearish structure with resistance at $0.6100. Key Talking Points Ripple price declined heavily and traded below the $0.6800 and $0.6200 support levels against the US Dollar. There is a key contracting triangle forming with resistance… Continue reading Ripple Price Analysis: XRP/USD Remains in Downtrend

Taiwan to Go Easy on Crypto Legislations

In clear opposition to the current trend both in China and in South Korea, Taiwan will not be joining in on the tightening of crypto legislation as the markets continue to grow overseas. Technically, Taiwan will be taking a neutral stance on cryptos. The neutral position will allow them to continue to grow naturally and… Continue reading Taiwan to Go Easy on Crypto Legislations

Tron Price Analysis: TRX/USD Correction from Bullish Breakout

Tron formed an inverse head and shoulders formation to signal that a reversal from the downtrend is underway. It already broke past the neckline resistance at 0.04 to confirm the rally but has since pullback after reaching the 0.05 area. The 100 SMA is safely above the longer-term 200 SMA on the 1-hour time frame… Continue reading Tron Price Analysis: TRX/USD Correction from Bullish Breakout

Dutch Court Recognizes Bitcoin as Authentic Transfer of Value

In a hallmark case for the cryptocurrency, a Dutch court has ruled in favor of a man suing a private company for 0.591 BTC owed to him. The decision represents far more than the fractional amount of bitcoin in question, but an overall acknowledgment of the digital currency as a legitimate store and transfer of… Continue reading Dutch Court Recognizes Bitcoin as Authentic Transfer of Value

Cryptojacking Surges 10,000 Percent in Sweden During Q4 2017

Sweden has seen a surge of cryptojacking attacks, with a growth of 10,000 percent in the last quarter of 2017. This is twice the global growth rate for the same period, and more than the price of bitcoin managed in the whole year! Cybersecurity threats are a growing global concern, and rapid developments in cryptocurrency… Continue reading Cryptojacking Surges 10,000 Percent in Sweden During Q4 2017

Prime Minister of Malta: “Many Cryptocurrency Companies Have Either Moved Or Making Plans to Move to Malta”

The Prime Minister of Malta, Joseph Muscat has always been a firm supporter of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. While a number of countries in Europe tend not to have a friendly disposition towards the crypto market, Malta is one of the countries with a history of creating an enabling environment for crypto market operations to… Continue reading Prime Minister of Malta: “Many Cryptocurrency Companies Have Either Moved Or Making Plans to Move to Malta”

Artist Tempts Bitcoin Enthusiasts with $10,000 Secretly Encoded in Lego Art

Artist Andy Bauch has rendered artworks made of images generated using real-time virtual wallet addresses. Feeding the string of address letters and numbers through an algorithm produced a series of patterns that Bauch has employed to generated Lego “paintings” that contain the wallet address for anyone to claim the funds in the form of bitcoin.… Continue reading Artist Tempts Bitcoin Enthusiasts with $10,000 Secretly Encoded in Lego Art

Bitcoin and Payment Processor Payza in ‘Hot DOJ Water’ for Alleged Money Laundering

Popular UK-based payments and bitcoin service firm, Payza is being investigated by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) for its involvement in money laundering operations. Payza is a Montreal-based payment processor that became a subsidiary of a London-based firm MH Pillars Ltd. in 2012. The firm facilitates remittance payments via bank transfers and bitcoin.… Continue reading Bitcoin and Payment Processor Payza in ‘Hot DOJ Water’ for Alleged Money Laundering