Heather Gort

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From Zero To Crypto Billionaire In Under A Year: Meet The Founder Of Binance

Changpeng ” CZ” Zhao<br>CEO, Binance <b><br>Crypto Net Worth: $1.1 billion-$2 billion*</b><p>Seven months ago Binance didn’t exist. Since then, its 1.4 million-transactions-per-second capability have attracted 6 million users, making it the world’s largest crypto-exchange. “No decentralized exchange today can handle …

Cryptocurrency

Grayscale Launches Fund for Top Cryptos (ETH Included)

The creator of the Bitcoin Investment Trust is today launching its fourth fund aimed at giving accredited investors a way to explore cryptocurrencies.<p>…

Cryptocurrencies Make a Comeback After Optimistic US Regulatory Hearing - NEWSBTC 02/07/2018

CoinDesk Releases 2018 Blockchain Industry Report

If bitcoin is in a bubble, it is one of the few in the history of finance - if not the first - that expanded with negligible use of credit.<p>That's …

Floor Found? Strong Volumes Push Bitcoin Above $8K

Bitcoin is rallying today, having bottomed out below the $6,000 mark yesterday.<p>As of writing, global average prices on CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index …

Cryptocurrency

Thanks to Blockchain, Decentralization -- and Data Security -- Are the Future

A decentralized world computer that can't be shut down will be extremely useful for keeping our data safe -- and it's coming.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Nowadays, everything is going digital. The photographs we once stored in photo albums are generally no longer …

Andreessen Horowitz is backing a crypto-powered 'internet computer' that could be the future of cloud computing

LONDON — Polychain Capital and Andreessen Horowitz are investing $61 million into the DFINITY foundation, a Swiss-based not-for-profit developing a new blockchain-powered, decentralised "internet computer."<p>The investment is the largest ever from Polychain Capital, a San Francisco hedge fund set up …

Venture Capital

Blockchain energy trading firm Power Ledger rides Bitcoin rollercoaster

Perth-based Blockchain energy trading company Power Ledger continues to build its business by striking international partnerships as it rides …

Modi govt to issue Blockchain based educational certificates to eliminate fake and tampered degrees

Share Email<p>In the recently concluded budget speech, Finance minister Arun Jaitley had claimed that his government would be exploring the use of …

Blockchain

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Struggling Near $780

Key Highlights<p>ETH price after declining further, formed a low at $553 and started an upside recovery against the US Dollar.<br>• There is a major bearish …

Explaining Side Chains, The Next Breakthrough In Blockchain

As an engineer and an entrepreneur, I truly believe blockchain technology is going to revolutionize the world. One of the biggest hurdles we need to tackle in the blockchain industry is scalability. Ethereum can only handle 15 transactions per second. I previously wrote about why that will prevent …

Blockchain

Virginia Gov. Candidate Cuccinelli Asks Supreme Court to Revive Ban on Oral, Anal Sex

<a href="http://zumapress.com/zpdtl.html?IMG=20120324_zaf_mv2_025.jpg&CNT=1">Pete Marovich</a>/ZumaPress<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to …

Richard Branson's top 10 tips for success

<b>Richard Branson left school at the age of 16 and set up Student Magazine with one of his friends. He went on to start Virgin Records in the 1970s and is the founder of the Virgin Group. In the 1980s he formed Virgin Atlantic airline and the 1990s saw the arrival of Virgin Mobile and Virgin …

Virgin Trains

Sex Toys with Style

After research (and even testing) we've selected these beautiful, useful and entirely playful toys—designed with style—to add new dimension to your sex life. Some of these items are for women, some are for men and some are for both, or even sharing. We're not concerned with who uses what, just so …

T-Mobile sued by victim of port-out scam for not validating PIN

Carlos Tapang is suing T-Mobile for not properly enforcing its security measures for customer account access after a scammer was able to move his …

Insane Numbers of Viruses Are Constantly Falling on Us From The Sky, Study Shows

They're all over the planetary boundary.<p>If there are viruses on the ground and viruses in the water, one might expect there are viruses in the sky as …

Fusion raises $50 million in under 24 hours to create a token ecosystem

When the values of primary cryptocurrencies fall, it’s easy to assume ICOs and token generation events will be affected, too.<p>Proving that this is not necessarily the case, Fusion has raised over $50 million in less than 24 hours for its token offering.<p>So what is Fusion, and why is it gaining so …

Update: Lino is launching to be a crypto YouTube with $20 million from China’s most famous seed investor

<i>Update. This piece has been updated to indicate that Zhenfund was not an investor in Steam, due to a misrepresentation of Steam’s presale that the company made.</i><p>YouTube on the blockchain is one of the Holy Grails of the crypto community.<p>The new generation of video artists and their audience seem …

Buffett's BNSF Joins Group Aiming to Use Blockchain in Freight

Warren Buffett’s railroad is jumping into the blockchain game.<p>BNSF Railway, which is owned by Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., said Monday that it …

A Platform Paves New Way of Making Investments in Security Tokens

In late November 2017 Bitcoin, Blockchain and fintech investment platform BnkToTheFuture, which is well-known as a pioneer in the Bitcoin market with …

Cryptocurrency

Unicef recruits gamers to mine Ethereum in aid of Syrian children

The UN’s children’s agency, Unicef, has launched a futuristic pilot project to utilise the cryptocurrency Ethereum to raise money for Syrian children.<p>The scheme is part of wider efforts by Unicef and other UN agencies to find uses for the “blockchain” technology associated with the cryptocurrency – …

Blockchain

Disturbing losses of protective ozone near Earth’s equator may be tied to short-lived chemicals

Thirty years after nations banded together to phase out chemicals that destroy stratospheric ozone, the gaping hole in Earth’s ultraviolet (UV) …

Global Warming

Compliance officers sweat as cryptocurrency trades go mainstream | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As major financial institutions weave themselves deeper into the patchwork of cryptocurrency trading, they are trying to figure out how to handle conflicts that could arise when employees trade digital coins in their personal accounts.<p>FILE PHOTO: Bitcoin (virtual currency) …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Miners Fried in Game of Chicken

Bitcoin miners who've decided to stay in the game amid plunging prices may soon find that the well has run dry.<p>A 70 percent price drop since the …

Cryptocurrency

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

Blockchain

Blockchain Demo

Ubiquicoin’s two-coin structure seeks to solve cryptocurrency volatility

Cryptocurrencies are hot right now, but the market is also extremely volatile.<p>Price fluctations are a major concern, as are issues with transaction times and a lack of real strategic partnerships.<p>Ubiquicoin — which announced its pre-ICO sale in January and has already raised over $5 million — is …

Blockchain

The BLCN Blockchain ETF Hits $100 Million Milestone

While some Wall Street analysts are already dissing the idea of blockchain exchange-traded funds, some investors remain enthusiastic about the idea …

Excited for Schnorr signatures

If you’re keeping a finger on the pulse of Bitcoin development, you’ve probably already heard about Schnorr signatures and you probably won’t find …

The Decentralized Web Just Might Need Databases, Too

There's a gap in the vision for the decentralized internet.<p>At least that's according to Bluzelle, which recently raised $19.5 million in an initial …