Three Reasons You Should Get into BTC Right Now
Obligatory Disclaimer: To modify a quote from Tim Ferris, “I am NOT a financial advisor, and none of this advice should be taken without speaking to a qualified professional very first. Also, my results [are most likely] due to unspoiled luck and zero skill.” But…this is working for me. Read More
Why This Google-Backed Y-Combinator Bitcoin Startup is Closing Down
Buttercoin is turning off its services on April 10th. Current users have been advised to budge their bitcoins to another service and liquidate their dollar balances. The bitcoin exchange startup was part of the Y-Combinator batch YC S13 and backed by Google Ventures. Read More
Visa, Microsoft, and IBM Are All Hiring Blockchain Developers
Blockchain Developers Dreamed
Good news for programmers well-versed in the ways of the blockchain : IBM, Microsoft, USAA, and Visa are all searching for blockchain developers to join their teams right now, according to ads listed on their respective websites. Read More
On our radar
We must be ready for the blockchain’s promise to become a fresh development environment.
Commence reading Blockchain, by Melanie Swan, to detect the blockchain’s disruptive potential.
There is no doubt that we are moving from a single cryptocurrency concentrate (bitcoin) to a diversity of cryptocurrency-based applications built on top of the blockchain. Read More
There is Hope for Blockchain Regulation, Thanks to General Georges Doriot
Fred Wilson posted the other day on his blog about General Georges Doriot, reminding us that Doriot was credited to be the “father of modern venture capital”.
I was struck by the similarities inbetween what happened in the 1940’s and what is happening now with cryptocurrency, relating to cracking the regulatory mold in order to permit something fresh to flourish. Read More
Apr Four, two thousand sixteen at 22:32 UTC by Pete Rizzo
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) held a private blockchain event in Fresh York last week, a budge that coincided with the announcement it would embark on its very first test of the technology with fucking partner Digital Asset Holdings. Read More
The Blockchain Killer App: Ethereum Tokens
This week, Gnosis launched a token and sold 4% of them for 250,000 ether… in less than fifteen minutes. This comes to around $12.5M USD and implies a total token valuation of $312.5M. If killer apps prove the core value of larger technologies, Ethereum tokens surely prove the core value of blockchain, made evident by the runaway success that tokens have brought to these fresh business models. Read More
1) TeleTrusT begrüßt six neue Verbandsmitglieder
Two) TeleTrusT und VOICE überreichen "Manifest zur IT-Sicherheit" an BMI und BMWi
Trio) TeleTrusT-Handreichung zum Umgang mit der Blockchain
Four) EU: "Public Consultation" zur Zukunft der ENISA
Five) Bundeskabinett beschließt Gesetz zur Durchführung der eIDAS-Verordnung der EU
Jul 13, two thousand seventeen at 12:00 UTC by Aaron Stanley
Blockchain solutions provider Symbiont gave a public demonstration of its distributed ledger solutions at a Washington, DC, event on Tuesday.
There, founder and CEO Mark Smith gave a preview of how its Symbiont Assembly platform could be used for private equity issuance, highlighting how he believes its products, and their underlying technology, have the potential to convert how private corporations in the US are governed. Read More
Opinion: Why You Should Never Use Blockchain.info
I had been pleased with Blockchain.info until fairly recently I came across some dangerous bugs and massive security issues that customer support avoided discussing. Little has been done, and coins have been lost.
Here you will find an article a little over five months ago about a Reddit user who had been using Blockchain.info, had generated a bitcoin address, sent funds to it, refreshed his page and the address disappeared from his wallet. Read More