With plans to democratize access to space, Spacebit is making waves in the space exploration industry at the moment with their intentions to enable citizens to participate in directly and benefit from space programmes.For many, this is an intriguing and exciting project, including us here at Crypto Disrupt.We managed to get a chance to talk with Spacebit founder and CEO … [Read more...] about Democratizing Space Exploration – An Interview With Spacebit CEO Pavlo Tanasyuk
Back in 2014, we saw the unveiling of a cryptocurrency with an ambitious aim of tackling the problem of price volatility head-on. Upon its release, the current tether controversy was about as far from the minds of the stablecoins developers as could be.How times change. Manipulation of crypto prices Initially, it all seemed to be working fine. We saw some pretty major … [Read more...] about The Tether Controversy? An Interview With Ryan From TrueUSD and Robert From ETERBASE
Following their win on the ETERBASE free-listing competition last month, Crypto Disrupt had the opportunity to speak with Lukas van Der Zee of REBL about winning the free listing competition and plans for the project moving forward.First of all, well done on winning the ETERBASE Discord Nomination campaign! REBL was up against nine other cryptos, so the competition was … [Read more...] about An Interview With REBL, the First Winner of the ETERBASE Free Listing Competition
Crypto Disrupt got the chance to speak to Blue Whale CEO Will Lee earlier this week as he prepares for a TED Talk in a couple of weeks.The freelance economy is booming, and with those numbers set to continue rising into 2019, independent workers are looking to see how they can improve their working lives.Pensions, paid time off, and insurance are all issues that have … [Read more...] about Empowering the World’s Freelance Community – an Interview With Will Lee of Blue Whale
Following a campaign by both Crypto Disrupt and the team over at LEXIT, a blockchain-based marketplace for the sale of intellectual property, to find out exactly what it is that people love about crypto, the answers given were fascinating!The world of cryptocurrency and blockchain was described as a “financial revolution” of sorts, and “the future of business and … [Read more...] about What Do People Love About Crypto? LEXIT and Crypto Disrupt Asked the Question!
News has emerged that Italian football club Juventus have launched a Juventus fan token in partnership with blockchain and crypto platform socios.com, which has previously inked a similar deal with French football club Paris Saint Germain.Juventus is widely regarded as one of the biggest football clubs on the planet, boasting some 340 million supporters all over the globe, … [Read more...] about Italian Football Giants Juventus Create Official Juventus Fan Token
A government and city-led project titled Smart Dubai with the aim of making Dubai the “smartest and happiest” city in the world this week saw the government’s payment portal become blockchain-based.Online payment portal DubaiPay is now going to be using blockchain technology for real-time transactions, which is yet another step towards Dubai’s primary aim of becoming the … [Read more...] about Smart Dubai – Ushering in the First Blockchain-Powered Government?
News has emerged that a US Navy team at NAVAIR, the United States Naval Air Systems Command, is collaborating with Indiana Technology and Manufacturing Companies (ITAMCO) to investigate the idea of using its SIMBA blockchain technology for the purpose of tracking aircraft parts.Despite SIMBA being designed as a platform intended for implementing blockchain technology to … [Read more...] about US Navy Looking to Blockchain to Track Aircraft Parts
Over the past few years, we’ve seen low electricity rates in central Washington state prove attractive to bitcoin miners, but those days may soon be coming to an end.News coming out of both Chelan and Grant counties suggests that an electricity price hike may very well be on the horizon. A negative effect on bitcoin miners Bitcoin miners use specialist equipment that eats … [Read more...] about Bitcoin Miners in Washington Face Electric Rate Hike
UK lawmakers have responded to calls for more regulation of the crypto industry by suggesting plans to reign in the “wild west” world of Bitcoin.A report published yesterday by the UK Treasury Select Committee has called for regulations in an attempt to help protect consumers and curb money laundering. Financing terrorism and other criminal activity The report highlighted … [Read more...] about Regulation Required for “Wild West” Crypto Industry Claims UK Lawmakers
Last month, ETERBASE, the first regulation-compliant European crypto exchange, ran a competition via their Discord channel to award one lucky project the chance to be listed on their digital exchange for free. The winner was Rebellious.Rebellious is a platform which is currently in the process of developing an end-to-end, fully equipped service that aims to solve one of the … [Read more...] about Rebellious – First Winner of the ETERBASE Free Listing Competition
With 6,000 wallets already downloaded, a rise from 1,653 only seven days prior, and 20 million TAU coins distributed, it’s safe to say that TAU and its proof-of-transaction technology seems to have made quite an impression on the crypto space thus far.The total supply of TAU coins sits at 10 billion, with a year-long ICO very similar to that of EOS currently … [Read more...] about TAU Gaining Popularity as Potential Is Recognized
One of the lingering issues with the cryptocurrency industry has been how to go about correctly valuing coins and tokens, with pricing fluctuating wildly in many cases. Token devaluation is a problem that DESICO are looking to solve.Based out of both Paris, France and Vilnius, Lithuania, DESICO is currently in the process of building a platform for the issuance and trading … [Read more...] about DESICO – Solving the Problem of Token Devaluation
Polymath has today announced a strategic investment in Finova Financial, a digital financial services platform aiming to transform the future of financial services on a global level.Polymath has now taken its place alongside Jeremy Gardner of Ausum Ventures among other leading industry pioneers as investors in Finova Financial. Deployed straight to consumers Speaking … [Read more...] about Polymath Announces Strategic Investment in Finova Financial
When any scheme promises users “life-long payments guaranteed” it should be met with a healthy level of skepticism. This is the case with the 333 ETH blockchain dApp.With the promise of a 3.33 percent return per day on your investment, 333 ETH is currently sitting in the top five of the most popular dApps (it was sitting in third spot at the time of writing) ranked by daily … [Read more...] about Ethereum Blockchain dApp Accused of Being a Ponzi Scheme
It has emerged that payment giants MasterCard has filed a number of blockchain patent applications aimed at tracking consumer payments.Information published by the US Patent and Trademark Office last week revealed a number of relatively similar blockchain patent applications that had been filed by MasterCard in which the company describes how distributed ledger technology … [Read more...] about MasterCard Files Blockchain Patent Applications for Tracking Consumer Payments
News has emerged that two cryptocurrency mining facilities have opened in both Reykjavik and Blonduos, Iceland.Etix Blockchain, a subsidiary of Etix Everywhere, a Luxembourg-based data center operator is behind the move, which comes on the heels of the company receiving considerable investment from SBI Crypto Investment, which is itself a subsidiary of SBI Holdings. High … [Read more...] about Two Cryptocurrency Mining Operations Opened in Iceland
According to news coming out of the ethereum hackathon ethBerlin this week, blockchain researcher Vlad Zamfir claimed to have coded an effective proof-of-concept that demonstrates that distinct ethereum shards could be able to communicate on the blockchain eventually.With the help of a number of other developers such as Tim Beiko and John Marling, Zamfir admitted that the … [Read more...] about Ethereum One Step Closer to Blockchain Sharding According to Vlad Zamfir
Research that was conducted by both Bain & Company and the World Economic Forum in a joint effort has suggested that, by using blockchain technology, global business could generate an extra USD 1 trillion in global trade finance that otherwise wouldn’t be possible.According to figures provided by an Asian Development Bank calculation, the global trade finance gap is … [Read more...] about Blockchain Technology Could Boost Global Trade Business by $1 Trillion
When the 2017 Accenture report that claimed blockchain in banking could see a reduction in infrastructure costs for eight of the worlds ten most prominent investment banks by an average of around 30 percent was released it was just one instance that had fed into hysteria over blockchain technology.Savings of anywhere between USD 8 billion and USD 12 billion in annual … [Read more...] about Blockchain in Banking – Is Enthusiasm Wavering?