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This blockchain-based startup will cut out the middlemen in travel booking

The travel and tourism industry is worth nearly $1.6 trillion globally and accounts for one-tenth of the world’s GDP.<p>Despite this vast market, the industry is dominated by monopolies. This is quite evident in the space for travel booking services. Major players like Booking.com, Expedia, and Airbnb …

Blockchain

How Do You Build an Instantly Successful Startup? Follow the Example of These Founders

This Missouri startup is focused on making Medicare more efficient and effective, and so far that's proven to be a great business plan.<p>This is not the type of startup story you typically read about in a publication like this.<p>This is not a group of computer science majors living three-to-a-mattress …

Affordable Care Act

Op-ed: How Decentralized Protocols Are Threatening Traditional Business Models

Corporates, suits and CEOs of traditional companies beware: decentralized protocols powered by blockchain technology are redefining your traditional …

Blockchain

You Can Start This 6-Figure Service Business Tomorrow Morning for Under $100

The people delivering bread to grocery stores make good money but never get a vacation. That's a lucrative problem you can solve.<p>Writer, Consultant, Freedom Advocate, Lifetime Entrepreneur<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About a year ago, I wrote an article about a …

Small Business

Give In to the Craze and Try These Bulletproof Coffee Recipes

While Bulletproof coffee isn't exactly new, the craze has become increasingly popular due to its supposed dietary benefits and its ability to fit …

Coffee

4 Ethereum Games That Could Pass Up CryptoKitties

<i>Original Article by Rachel O’Leary Edited/Updated by CryptoClarified</i><p>Indeed, earlier this week, more than $10 million in ether was documented to be …

Cryptocurrency

Top 5 Best Bitcoin Mining Rigs: Compare, Buy and Save

First of all, mining Bitcoin directly simply isn’t profitable. Multiple sources report that it just can’t be done. You could get an Antminer S9, the …

Cryptocurrency

These Top New York Attorneys Have Mastered the Art of Differentiation

Talk about 'setting the bar'.<p>I took to the [virtual] streets of New York City again in a quest to find more professionals in saturated industries that differentiate with a fierce value proposition. The formula is simple: Pick a big city and a crowded industry, and highlight top talent that is …

Small Business

In 10 Years We Won't Have Blockchains

Instead, we may have something that does what a blockchain does, only faster, cheaper and scalable. It'll look more like a graph than a linear chain.

Blockchain

This Is the Most Exciting Aspect of Blockchain Technology, and You're Completely Overlooking It

Blockchain has an opportunity to dramatically change the lives of up to 2 billion people worldwide.<p>For more than a year now, cryptocurrencies have …

Blockchain

Bitcoin industry grapples with the age-old problem of inheritance

Five years ago, Matthew Moody was killed during an observational flight when the two-seater plane he was in crashed flying over a canyon in Chico, …

Bitcoin

Become A Cryptocurrency Expert With This Massive (And Free) Online Resource

Over the past few months, Lifehacker has written a lot of articles trying to demystify the world of cryptocurrency, but there's still a ton left to …

Cryptocurrency

What is a DAICO, Explained

More secure ICO model suggested by Vitalik Buterin. See how it works.What is a DAICO?<i>It’s an improvement on the ICO fundraising model that</i> …

Vitalik Buterin

Sold Bitcoin last year? Here's how to do your taxes

If you invested in bitcoin last year, as many people did, the start of 2018 has been rough as the prices continued to drop. But, that’s not the only …

Bitcoin

Blockchain explained: It builds trust when you need it most

Here's everything you need to know about the technology powering the bitcoin cryptocurrency today and, soon, a myriad of services that will change your life.<p><i>This is part of "Blockchain Decoded," a series looking at the impact of blockchain, bitcoin and cryptocurrency on our lives.</i><p>These days, we're …

Blockchain

Bitcoin is a hassle ... but maybe not for long

Buying and selling with cryptocurrencies is hard. Every time you make a transaction, it's recorded in the blockchain, a digital ledger. That takes up a lot of resources, such as hard drive space. But a new technology called the Lightning Network could offer a way to speed up the process. It's a …

Bitcoin

A beginner’s guide to investigative data journalism

This is an introductory guide on how to produce the beginnings of a piece of data journalism. We’re going to walk through it together, as I outline the key things to consider before starting. We’ll cover:<p>how to structure your work<br>• a basic process to follow<br>• a real-world case study to show how this …

Data Visualization

Russian Bankruptcy Court Orders Debtor to Disclose Cryptocurrency Holdings

<b>The Moscow bankruptcy court has ordered a bankrupt debtor to provide information about his cryptocurrency holdings. The trustee has requested that</b> …

Cryptocurrency

The US senate just learned what bitcoiners mean by “hodl”

At a hearing today on cryptocurrency regulation, it was up to J. Christopher Giancarlo, head of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), to explain the meaning of the bitcoiner rallying cry “hodl” to the members of the US Senate Banking Committee.<p>Senator Mike Rounds asked Giancarlo …

Cryptocurrency

This 24-year-old said he quit his job after making a fortune in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies — here's how he did it

Last summer Kingsley Advani said he sold his worldly possessions — namely his laptop and headphones — and emptied thousands of dollars from his bank account.<p>After seeing the once-in-a-lifetime returns that bitcoin has brought, he wanted in. Advani said he invested $34,000 in cryptocurrencies like …

Cryptocurrency

Propy Launches the First Pilot in the US for Blockchain Land Registry

On 22nd January 2018, Propy Inc. (Palo Alto, California, USA) announced, that they had launched a pilot project to develop a global real estate …

Blockchain

Report: More startup lawyers are accepting cryptocurrencies as payment

A growing number of law firms working with startups are beginning to accept their payment in cryptocurrencies, according to a new report by the trade-focused outlet Law.com.<p>Some of the attorneys surveyed in the story say they’re perfectly happy with the development. Others worry about the …

Cryptocurrency

You Can Bootstrap Your Startup From an Excel Spreadsheet With This Founder's 'Agile Financing' Model

But don't just adopt the spreadsheet model. Adopt the focus on profits and smart investments.<p>Pini Yakuel is the co-founder of Optimove, an AI-driven relationship management platform that lets brands like 800-Flowers, Adore Me and Freshly divide their customer base into micro-segments and send them …

Small Business

Robinhood adds zero-fee cryptocurrency trading and tracking

No-commission stock trading app Robinhood will let you buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum without any added transaction fees starting in February, compared to Coinbase’s 1.5 to 4 percent fees in the US. And as of today Robinhood will let all users track the price, news, and set up alerts on those …

Cryptocurrency

8 Crazy and Surprising Ways People Are Using Blockchain

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are just the beginning of how Blockchain can be used for transactions and tracking.<p>Hacking and fraud have in some cases become more difficult to prevent and track as people have moved more of their lives online. But certain innovations, such as blockchain, show …

Blockchain

If you own bitcoin, here’s how much you owe in taxes

Whether you've used bitcoin as an investment or as a currency, you owe taxes on it.<p>As far as Uncle Sam is concerned, bitcoin is not currency. It's property. That means whenever you buy something with bitcoin, it's two transactions, not one. What you're actually doing is selling a property (bitcoin) …

Bitcoin

Divorce lawyer to the stars launches site to simply breakups

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For years, Laura Wasser has been one of the go-to lawyers when celebrity power couples get divorced.<p>Now the attorney, who stumbled into a career in family law by filing her own divorce more than two decades ago, is launching a new website and service that will allow people to get …

Divorce

Top Blockchain Startups to Watch in 2018 | Investopedia

The more blockchain-based startups there are, the more difficult it can be to separate out the ones that truly stand out. Essentially, every startup …

Blockchain

He Did It Again – Vitalik Buterin Introduces DAICO, A new Fundraising Model. So what is DAICO?

• <i>What is DAICO?</i>• <i><br>The Difference between ICO and DAICO</i>• <i><br>DAICO – A Democratise ICO</i><p>As the cryptocurrency continues to grow, with 1,465 cryptocurrencies now …

Explaining Directed Acylic Graph (DAG), The Real Blockchain 3.0

The concept of blockchain as a standalone technology started gaining popularity in 2015. Prior to that, it was just known as a data structure underlying Bitcoin technology. In Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper, the two words “block” and “chain” appeared together. It was only called “a chain of blocks.”<p>…

Blockchain