Nigel Zee

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Interview with Banyan Network CEO, David Zhou

<b>Can you tell us in short, what does BanyanNetwork do and what does it aim to achieve?</b><p>“Banyan Network is a fusion of big data network based on …


How to Create a Social Media Marketing Plan in 6 Steps

So you need to create a social media marketing plan. No easy task, right? Many of us struggle to iron out exactly what that is, let alone figure out …


After a Slow Start, Bitcoin Will Hit Its Prime in the Years to Come

A lot of things can change over the course of nine years. In the Bitcoin world, we have seen major changes as well. While there is still work to be …


Snap stock slides after Rihanna denounces domestic violence-themed ad

Pop singer Rihanna criticized Snap Inc. for running an ad that asked Snapchat users to decide whether they wanted to slap her or punch Chris Brown, saying it made a joke of her history as a victim of domestic violence.<p>Snapchat removed the ad, which was placed by a video game company, and …

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$756bn fund manager warns the Bitcoin bubble is going to pop and is going to zero

There’s bad news for the true believers who are sticking to bitcoin even as the value of the cryptocurrency has plunged by half its value from its …


The Crown Prince of Liechtenstein Wants to Invest in Crypto

The Crown Prince of Liechtenstein says his family might invest in cryptocurrencies and that he sees a future for the blockchain.


How Netflix is about to become a victim of its own success

Could the boom be over?<p>In 2018, Netflix will deliver around 700 TV shows at a cost of $8 billion.<p>That's a truly unprecedented output, dwarfing its …


Thai Bank to Extend Ripple Remittance Options to Euro and Pound

Thailand's Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) is adding two new currencies to its Ripple-based blockchain remittance platform.<p>According to a report from the …

South Korea

Crypto exchanges are charging up to $1 million per ICO to list tokens: 'It's pure capitalism'

LONDON — Cryptocurrency exchanges are charging up to $1 million to list initial coin offerings on their platforms, according to multiple industry sources.<p>Around half a dozen market participants, from investors to CEOs of companies with their own coins, told Business Insider that some exchanges are …


Proof of Work, Proof of Stake and Proof of Burn

Learn the differences between the colloquially accepted meaning of different proofs within the cryptocurrency world of Bitcoin, Ethereum and then …


A shadowy and controversial secret club meets in the California woods every year — and at least 5 US presidents were members

<b>• Bohemian Grove is the Sonoma County, California campground where the Bohemian Club meets annually.</b><p><b>• The Bohemian Club, a San Francisco-based private club that has counted a number of US presidents among its members, is a controversial group.</b><p><b>• The club's reported rituals and secretive status have</b> …

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We Need To Shut Bitcoin And All Other Cryptocurrencies Down. Here's Why.

Last week I wrote an article on illicit cryptomining – how hackers are sneaking cryptocurrency transaction processing software onto corporate networks, personal computers, and other devices. I attempted to raise the alarm, calling this threat the most dangerous of 2018.<p>I didn’t go far enough.<p>Upon …


Chile to use blockchain technology for its national grid

The Comisión Nacional de Energía de Chile will use blockchain to authenticate data such as peripheral costs, normal market costs, fuel costs, and …

Citizen Journalism

Bitcoin's Lightning Network: Three Possible Problems | Investopedia

The introduction of Lightning Network (LN), which is a second layer to enable off-chain transactions on bitcoin, is expected to be a game changer in …


'We all better listen up': The CEO of an FX trading firm says Wall Street needs to pay attention to the breakneck growth of crypto exchanges

LMAX<p>Some of most powerful people on Wall Street have derided cryptocurrencies as a "fraud," "bleeding edge," and as a "bubble."<p>But it might be cryptocurrency-companies that have the last laugh, according to David Mercer, the chief executive of LMAX Exchange, a UK-based forex trading technology …


SXSW 2018: Ethereum Co-Founder Wants to Put the Music Industry On the Blockchain

He wants the middlemen out.<p>On Friday, the annual South by Southwest festival kicked off with and Ethereum co-founder, Jospeh Lubin, took the first …

Music Industry

Vitalik Reveals New Idea for Plasma Scaling On Ethereum

Vitalik Buterin discussed a new idea Friday for a scaling solution that envisions how the capabilities of the ethereum blockchain might be expanded.


Cryptocurrency exchange hack thwarted as thieves lose their own money in failed robbery

One of the world's biggest cryptocurrency trading platforms was hacked this week - but the would-be thieves got away with nothing and actually lost …


The Price of Bitcoin is Dropping During Nobuaki Kobayashi Reveal

The Mt. Gox trustee was selling off large amounts of bitcoin.<p>Bitcoin is dropping in price during a spate of bad news, with unauthorized sells on the …


$1.6 billion cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase isn't adding Ripple after all — and it's obvious why not

Post anything about Coinbase on Twitter, and you'll find a common thread in the replies: Users begging for the $1.6 billion startup to add the popular XRP cryptocurrency to its exchange.<p>So it's no shocker that the price of XRP surged after rumors spread that Coinbase would finally enable users to …


Lessons from Spotify

The two dominant business models for venture-backed startups are advertising for consumer-focused companies, and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) for …

Music Industry

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Slash Withdrawal Fees

Technology<p><b>In the past week, three of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges have cut bitcoin withdrawal fees by up to half. While the average</b> …


Bitcoin is based on the blockchain pipe dream

Overpriced cryptocurrencies owe their diminishing credibility to an over-hyped technology<p>Predictions that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will fail typically elicit a broader defence of the underlying blockchain technology. Yes, the argument goes, more than half of “initial coin offerings” to …


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How XRP Fits Into Ripple's Payments Products Explained

Ripple and the custom cryptocurrency it created, XRP, are having a moment.<p>Winning the attention of new investors (so much so that XRP shot up over …

San Francisco

Bank of England governor calls for regulation to end crypto anarchy

INTERNATIONAL - Mark Carney is calling for greater regulation to bring the era of cryptocurrency “anarchy” to an end.<br>The Bank of England governor …


Blockchain for 2018 and Beyond: A (growing) list of blockchain use cases

<i>This story originally appeared</i> <i>here</i><i>, by Flip Filipowski, Co-CEO of Fluree.</i><p>Does your company have a New Year’s innovation resolution? 2018 brings an …


Buying Property in Portugal as a Non-Resident

From taxes to average prices and down payments., here’s what you need to know<p>By Ariel Ramchandani<p>Recently, the sun has been shining brightly on …

Real Estate

Cardano: a rising cryptocurrency that wants to change the world

On Oct. 1, 2017, an unusual event caused a collective gasp in the world of cryptocurrencies. A little known cryptocurrency called Cardano — or ADA, …