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There are many forms of activism in this world. Many people see how corrupt the world can be and want things to change. Currently, there is a significant movement towards more autonomy. While this movement is small compared to the majority who can’t imagine a freer society, our world will gradually find its way there in a decentralized manner.[…]
A controversial bitcoin alternative that offers owners and miners a choice of block size may be making a comeback. Source
Lead developer of Drop Zone Chris DeRose argues that ICOs are little more than rebranded altcoins and come with similar risks. Source
The popular blockchain-based trading card game Spells of Genesis (SoG) has just announced a game reset. After last week’s soft-launch, the game started over on Thursday and all game players began a fresh new experience. Also read: Gaming on the Blockchain: The Transition to Decentralized Play Systems Spells of Genesis Resets Following Soft Launch EverdreamSoft explained the purpose of the[…]
Post-trade infrastructure operator SIX Securities Services has announced a partnership with blockchain provider Digital Asset Holdings. The two firms plan to develop a blockchain-based proof-of-concept, demonstrating its commercial viability. Also Read: Blockchain Will Transform the Agriculture Industry SIX Securities and Digital Asset Bring Blockchain to the Swiss Financial Landscape SIX Securities is one of Europe’s leading post-trade service[…]
Winter is coming… So does it make sense to use bitcoin miners to subsidise your heating costs? CoinDesk investigates. Source
The Blockchain Education Network (BEN) has announced a Bitcoin airdrop to four Chicago Universities today. This year BEN’s “Back-to-School Blockchain Initiative” has spread to more cities than ever before to show students the power of cryptocurrency. Also read: UCL to Hold Writing Competition on Bitcoin, Blockchain and Cryptography Chicago College Students Get A Free Taste of Bitcoin The[…]
U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump remain clueless about the latest technological innovations, such as: artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, and one of the biggest inventions ever, Bitcoin. These innovations are the very technologies currently transforming human civilization. Also Read: Blockchain Will Transform the Agriculture Industry However, alarmingly, the two major candidates[…]
There’s a patent land grab developing that could potentially make doing business more challenging for blockchain startups. Source
Ripple has formed a six-bank Global Payments Steering Group (GPSG), calling it “the first interbank group for global payments based on distributed financial technology.” Also read: Canadian Bank, Ripple and SAP Send First Int’ Blockchain Payment A New SWIFT Challenger Although the announcement does not mention it explicitly, the new network is a potential challenger[…]