Alejandro G.

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Guava House

Hidden on a rubber tree plantation, the Guava House is a jungle getaway in Sri Lanka. The authentic thatched-roof retreat is perched on a hilltop …

Swimming Pools

Bitcoin Hits New 2018 Low Amid Shaken Investor Confidence

Bitcoin dipped as low as $5,787 Sunday afternoon, marking the cryptocurrency’s lowest price so far in 2018.<p>Bitcoin’s low had previously been set at …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Is Struggling Because Bitcoin Has Lost Its Way

Quite simply, interest in bitcoin is melting, along with its price. That makes perfect sense to me, as I view Bitcoin’s price as a function of the market’s perception of the anticipated new adoption rate. That new adoption rate is low. Very low.<p>A year ago, people were curious. Six months ago, …

Cryptocurrency

Stanford University Computer Scientists Launch Blockchain Research Center

Stanford University Computer Scientists Launch Blockchain Research Center<p>There is a running joke in the crypto space about Blockchain.<p>It goes like …

Blockchain

The World’s Dominant Crypto-Mining Company Wants to Own AI

Even by the standards of Bitcoin, things are crazy in China. As the boom in cryptocurrencies has become the biggest speculative bubble in recorded …

Cryptocurrency

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol now has a Bitcoin ATM

The main international airport of the Netherlands will now let you convert those “leftover euros” at the end of your Eurotrip to cryptocurrency.<p>Amsterdam Airport Schiphol announced today that it has installed a “Bitcoin ATM” to let passengers convert euro to Bitcoin and Ethereum.<p>The ATM is …

Airplanes

Ten years in, nobody has come up with a use for blockchain

(Sequel here: <i>Blockchain is not only crappy technology but a bad vision for the future.</i>)<p><i>Everyone says the blockchain, the technology underpinning</i> …

Cardano Co-Founder: Wall Street Will Bring ‘Tens of Trillions of Dollars’ to Crypto

Cardano co-founder tweets that Wall Street could infuse “tens of trillions dollars” into the crypto space.Charles Hoskinson, co-founder of altcoin …

Cryptocurrency

Ethereum Co-Founder Says Cryptocurrency Market to Look Rosy Soon

Ethereum Co-Founder Says Cryptocurrency Market to Look Rosy Soon<p>While everyone else is looking at the red flags and some are even panic-selling their …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Falls Because Of A 13th Century Mathematician

<b>The price of Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency out there, just fell to its lowest level since the start of the year</b>. The previous major low of …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin is tanking hard, taking every other coin along for the ride

It’s another crypto bloodbath, Bitcoin fans. Very early on Friday, prices started dropping more than usual. It all seemed like just another regular …

Cryptocurrency

Here’s Why Bitcoin Is Plunging Today

Bad news from the world’s No. 1 cryptocurrency market is weighing on the digital assets.<p>Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were down sharply on …

Cryptocurrency

8 tiny homes built tough for off-grid living

Many people mistake tiny homes for delicate structures that provide a minimal amount of space for simple living. But these modern tiny homes are …

Off-grid

$1 Billion Bitcoins Lost in Mt. Gox Hack to Be Returned to Victims

A Japanese court ruled Friday to pull infamous Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox out of bankruptcy, opening the door for at least $1 billion worth of …

Bitcoin

Kim Dotcom predicts US tariffs will drive cryptocurrency growth

The internet entrepreneur took to Twitter on Friday to make his predictions as trade tensions between the US and China, and the US and the EU …

Bitcoin is melting as bad news piles up

Bitcoin prices are falling off a cliff as a growing heap of bad news for the crypto market piles up.<p>Government regulators in Japan slapped six exchange operators with business improvement orders, while a South Korean trading-platform said earlier this week that hackers stole about $30 million in …

Cryptocurrency

Hacked South Korean Crypto Exchange Loses $31 Million

A leading South Korean cryptocurrency exchange has lost virtual currencies valued at $31 million in a series of hacks. Bithumb, the country’s …

Cryptocurrency

Puzzling Bitcoin transaction has fanatics hailing return of Satoshi Nakamoto - but the reality is much more simple

An unusual Bitcoin transaction has puzzled the passionate online community around the cryptocurrency, with some fanatics suggesting the mystery hints at the return of Bitcoin's elusive founder Satoshi Nakamoto.<p>A line of computer code in the Bitcoin blockchain appears to be so unusual and rare that …

Bitcoin

Why Ripple Thinks Coinbase Should Add Cryptocurrency XRP

Big swings in the price of XRP, now the world’s third most valuable cryptocurrency, have largely been driven by one factor in recent months: Rumors …

Cryptocurrency

Cloudsight adds Bitcoin Lightning payment to allow instant AI-to-AI transactions

AI-as-a-service (AIaaS) is becoming increasingly popular, with the likes of Amazon AI (which includes Rekognition), Clarifai, Google Cloud Vision, IBM Watson, and Microsoft Cognitive Services gaining traction.<p>One of the main economic drivers within AIaaS is the prevalence of …

Bitcoin

Inside the mysterious Bitcoin hash that shook up the crypto community

<i>#00000000000000000021e800c1e8df51b22c1588e5a624bea17e9faa34b2dc4a</i><p>You know how geeky the cryptocurrency community is, when this is the trending hashtag on Twitter.<p>This long sequence is a ‘block hash’ — a cryptographic number that is produced when new transactions are validated and written on the …

Bitcoin

This crazy cryptocurrency has only “one coin to rule them all”

Just when you think you have seen all the creativity in the crypto-world, something new comes up to leave you flabbergasted. Meet OneSingleCoin — a cryptocurrency that plans to overtake Bitcoin, with just a single coin in circulation.<p>The cryptocurrency’s founder prefers to stay anonymous as many …

Cryptocurrency

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

Why Enterprises Should Experiment With Blockchain

Blockchain isn't yet a silver bullet for businesses, but nonetheless it's evolving at a pace that demonstrates value for enterprise-level companies<p>In …

Blockchain

Exchange Manipulation And Market Conditions

Today, I was thinking about the current market conditions and I was pondering to what extent what we are seeing is artificial. We can conclude beyond …

Cryptocurrency

Roambee raises $2 million to secure Internet of Things supply chain

Roambee uses the internet of things, or making everyday objects smart and connected, to help companies track assets through the supply chain. Now the Santa Clara, California-based startup has raised $2 million from MDI Ventures, Telkom Indonesia’s corporate venture capital firm.<p>To date, Roambee has …

Internet of Things

Microsoft launches ambitious blockchain project to help creators get paid

It seems that Microsoft isn’t done experimenting with blockchain technology.<p>Microsoft and Ernst & Young (EY) announced the launch of a blockchain solution for content rights and royalties management on Wednesday.<p>The blockchain solution is first implemented for Microsoft’s game publisher partners. …

Blockchain

$31 Million Stolen in South Korean Cryptocurrency Hack

(SEOUL) — A leading South Korean cryptocurrency exchange said Wednesday that $31 million worth of virtual currencies have been stolen by hackers, a …

Cryptocurrency

IBM and Mediaocean Are Creating a Blockchain Ecosystem to Track Spending – Adweek

IBM and Mediaocean are collaborating on a blockchain-enabled advertising network focused on making the programmatic buying process more …

AdTech

Samsung Marries Blockchain, AI in Cello 3.0 Logistics Platform

South Korea electronics giant Samsung revealed a further blockchain implementation in an official announcement June 20, using the technology in a new …

Artificial Intelligence