SportyCo, the decentralized sports investment and funding ecosystem, has released a beta version of their platform. The SportyCo platform enables prospective athletes to receive donations from fans and supporters. The full release version of the platform is expected at the end of March. This will also enable small investors to finance prospective athletes for a […]
Archive | March 1, 2018
Key Highlights Ripple price moved higher recently and traded above the $0.9000 resistance against the US dollar. There was a break above a connecting bearish trend line with resistance at $0.9110 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair traded as high as $0.9488 where it faced sellers and […]
The news in November reported that Uber co-founder and chairman Garrett Camp would join other billionaire philanthropists in giving half his wealth away after what he described as an “eye-opening” experience while traveling in Africa. What was not reported was that the experience also triggered the idea for a new kind of cryptocurrency. Instant, Affordable, Borderless Currency […]
Walmart is seeking a patent for a “smart package” that would use blockchain technology to track physical goods through their shipping journey.
Sheila Bair says bitcoin has no intrinsic value — but neither does the dollarMarketWatchDespite recent losses, bitcoin has surged more than 800% over the past year. After peaking above $19,000 in December, the price of bitcoin BTCUSD, +1.42% has droppe…
CoindeskLouisiana Officials Probe Staffers for Bitcoin MiningCoindeskThe attorney general of the U.S. state of Louisiana is reportedly investigating a group of former staffers for using official resources to mine cryptocurrencies. According to a report…
Louisiana’s attorney general is reportedly investigating a group of former staffers for using official resources to mine cryptocurrencies.
Alex Grebnev, a former banker at Goldman Sachs, is creating a platform that will permit traders to deal more comprehensively with cryptocurrencies. The platform, called Oxygen, intends to target private and institutional investors seeking to cut repurchase agreements, or “repos,” among themselves. According to Forbes, Oxygen is set to be launched later this year. If the operation […]
Kauai hotel now accepting Bitcoin as paymentHawaii News NowKauai Shores Hotel announced Thursday that it is now taking Bitcoin payments for online reservations. It’s the first hotel on the island to accept Bitcoin for direct bookings and one of a small number statewide. “We are continually looking for better …and more »
Cryptocurrency payments appear to be finding a niche within the real estate industry. There are already several documented examples of people wishing to trade a property in exchange for digital currency. Some experts are predicting that the trend will continue and we will see more of these deals in future. Buying a Home With Bitcoin […]
This week the popular cryptocurrency service Coinbase revealed a slew of announcements concerning certain aspects of the business. The exchange details its Segregated Witness (Segwit) rollout, plans to disable Paypal, new tax tools, and the hiring of 500 customer support agents. Also Read: Israeli Supreme Court Forbids Bank From Denying Service to Bitcoin Exchange Segwit and […]
Germany: Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies won’t be taxed when used to make purchases. #NEWS
Cointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News)Bitcoin ‘Bubble Is Necessary’ To Test Endurance, Says Hedge Fund Founder Bill MillerCointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News)While many on Wall Street are worried that cryptocurrencies are a bubble worse than the Nasdaq in 2000, and some even forecast Bitcoin dropping to as low as $1,000 this year, Miller says […]
Former FDIC head Sheila Bair believes cryptocurrency prices should be left to the market to establish, according to Barron’s.
FundRequest, a decentralized marketplace built for open source collaboration, has announced a partnership with Indorse, a reward-based decentralized professional social network where users can control their data, to match talented and certified open source developers with available projects, bounties and jobs. FundRequest is a decentralized marketplace that provides a unique protocol for funding open source […]