Bad news is always good for mainstream media channels as it sells more newspapers or pulls in more viewers. Bear that in mind when you see the next blockchain article covered in the press or on television. The Guardian recently published an article online that included the following headline: “Child abuse imagery found within bitcoin's blockchain.” If that’s wasn’t enough to … [Read more...] about Are There Really Unsavoury Images in the Bitcoin Blockchain?
It seems hardly a day goes by without news of yet another blockchain related Patent filing. This time it’s the United States Postal Service (USPS) for METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR A DIGITAL TRUST ARCHITECTURE. US patent application number 20180083771 was published 22 March, 2018 and relates to a filing dated from September 2017.USPS has recognized that more and more events take … [Read more...] about Another Day and Another Blockchain Based Patent Is Filed
“Perhaps the most encouraging benefit of blockchain technology is the incentive it creates for participants to work honestly where rules apply equally to all. [...] But as an infrastructure that improves society’s public records repository and reinforces representative and participatory legal and governance systems, blockchain technology has the potential to enhance privacy, … [Read more...] about Coca-Cola and the US State Department to Work on Blockchain Project to Tackle Forced Labor
The US Congress has released a joint report on the state of the economy with a chapter dedicated to cryptocurrency. What’s surprising is that the report is mainly positive when discussing the future of the technology.You don’t have to look far to read an article that paints a negative picture of the United States’ attitude towards cryptocurrency, (read anything said by Jay … [Read more...] about U.S. Congress: ‘Building a Secure Future One Blockchain at a Time’
Not too long ago, people from all walks of life where thrilled when Bluetooth technology enabled them to send music wirelessly from their phones to speakers or when they could use hands-free technology to speak to people as they were driving. Since its launch, Bluetooth has become synonymous with wireless technology.In July 2017, Bluetooth announced that it would now … [Read more...] about Could Bluetooth Mesh Networks be the Future of Communications and IoT?
LEXIT to provide M&A services to Polymath token issuers Tokenization of abstract assets on the way Progress towards a fully compliant financial ecosystem on the blockchainAt the recent Polycon Conference in Barbados, LEXIT and Polymath announced a partnership that sees LEXIT functioning as a liquidation venue for pivoting startups on the Polymath … [Read more...] about M&A Firm LEXIT to Partner with Polymath
Waltonchain (WTC), the token aimed at redefining the way we think about the Internet of Things (IoT), has been caught taking part in fraudulent activity. The official Waltonchain Twitter page posted a tweet containing information pointing to their faking a recent giveaway. The tweet reads as follows (with emojis redacted): ‘OMG Can’t believe I won! Thank you Walton team! Keep … [Read more...] about Waltonchain’s Price Plummets After Being Caught Engaging in Fraudulent Behaviour
Last week, MPs in the UK launched an inquiry into cryptocurrencies, and European officials have asked for them to be placed on the agenda of the next G20 meeting, but what could this mean for the crypto community?Many crypto enthusiasts welcome regulation. They see it as a means of protecting the interests of individuals in a world rife with would-be thieves, criminals, and … [Read more...] about Crypto Legislation Is Inevitable, And Most Welcome It
MPs in the UK have launched an inquiry into cryptocurrencies as Bitcoin and other Altcoins are gaining more widespread attention.Last year saw Bitcoin surge and then rapidly fall in value, and this fluctuation has drawn a great deal of attention to cryptocurrencies. Some see the innovation as a waste of time, a scam even, others remain undeterred and continue to trust the … [Read more...] about UK Launches Inquiry Into Cryptocurrencies