Study Indicates Blockchain Vital Ingredient for Carbon Efficient World

Study Indicates Blockchain Vital Ingredient for Carbon Efficient World

According to a major comprehensive study, blockchain technologies “can clearly benefit energy systems operations, markets, and consumers”. Unbiased The study, ‘Blockchain technology in the energy sector: A systematic review of challenges and opportunities‘, was made available online last month. It was conducted by scientists from Heriot-Watt University in Scotland who were looking deeper into the […]

Pentagon Tops Crypto on “Worst Password Offenders” List

Pentagon Tops Crypto on "Worst Password Offenders" List

Password management site Dashlane has posted the results of its Worst Password Offenders list just in time for Christmas and cryptocurrency users don’t fare well, appearing third highest on the table. Dashlane is a fairly strong position to make these judgments with its promise, “Discover how much better life is when you never forget another […]

South America: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 7th to 13th December 2018

South America: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 7th to 13th December 2018

South America Welcome to our weekly roundup of all important blockchain and cryptocurrency news from around the world. Follow the latest developments in the cryptocurrency space continent by continent, country by country. Venezuela Government starts converting pension payments to Petro: The government of Venezuela has started converting pensioners’ payment to state cryptocurrency Petro, away from […]

SEC Hints at Flexibility for Crypto Startups Through “No Action” Letter

SEC Hints at Flexibility for Crypto Startups Through "No Action" Letter

SEC Senior Adviser for Digital Assets and Innovation Valerie A Szczepanik has indicated that in certain circumstances, ICOs may be able to avoid registration requirements. Speaking in New York at a gathering hosted by the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, the SEC official has suggested that in certain cases an application doesn’t fit SEC law or […]

BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast 13th December 2018: Venezuela the First Cryptocurrency Utopia?

BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast, 4th October 2018

Listen to the 13 December 2018 BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast below. [su_audio url = “https://anchor.fm/s/58aba88/podcast/play/1915374/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fproduction%2F2018-11-14%2F7139785-44100-2-2e0c463f96397.mp3”] On this edition of the BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast, we examine price analysis as the market approaches lows for 2018. We discuss how the Petro is distracting from the fact that real cryptocurrency adoption is increasing in Venezuela, and there is potential for […]

LinkedIn Reports Blockchain Developer #1 Emerging Job in USA

Blockchain Developers #1 Emerging Job in USA

The demand for blockchain developer talent in the United States has dominated the newly-published 2018 US Emerging Job Report from LinkedIn. Blockchain No.1 LinkedIn Chief Economist Guy Berger opens the report describing it as an opportunity for professionals to make informed career decisions, utilizing data gathered from LinkedIn’s Economic Graph, which is a portal to […]

Cambridge: Crypto Users Double in 2018 Despite Price Plunge

Cambridge: Crypto Users Double in 2018 Despite Price Plunge

The latest 2nd Global Cryptoasset Benchmarking Study conducted by Cambridge University’s Centre for Alternative Finance has revealed that 2018 saw the number of cryptocurrency users nearly double in number. The Cryptoasset Benchmarking Study is an in-depth study carried out by the Judge Business School, a subsidiary of Cambridge University in the UK. The report revealed […]

Church’s Chicken in Venezuela Accepts Dash Amid Hyperinflation Crisis

Church's Chicken in Venezuela Accepts Dash Amid Hyperinflation Crisis

Fast food outlet Church’s Chicken in Venezuela is taking the leap and has begun accepting Dash, the #1 X11 cryptocurrency, and the #16 cryptocurrency on CoinMarketCap overall. In Venezuela, the native fiat currency, the Sovereign Bolivar (VES), is becoming more difficult to use with each passing week. The inflation rate is at 444,000% per year, based […]

Weiss Ratings Declares Now Best Time to Buy Bitcoin

Weiss Ratings Declares Now Best Time to Buy Bitcoin

Financial market analyst firm Weiss Ratings claims that at present, purchasing Bitcoin is one of the “best buying opportunities of the year”. Bullish comments Despite what every headline relating to the cryptocurrencies might be saying, Weiss Ratings has signaled an opportune moment for Bitcoin purchases. #BTC is getting to such low levels that it’s becoming […]