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6 New Cryptocurrencies That Should Be On Your Radar

New cryptocurrencies offer great opportunities, albeit with great risk, as they promise to revolutionize various aspects of the human experience.<p>Today, there are, of course, several major cryptocurrencies that are widely traded, as well less many less-well-known (AKA alt-) cryptos that have been …

Blockchain

TOM LEE: Bitcoin's bloodbath was totally normal and opened up 'the biggest buying opportunity in 2018'

Tom Lee doesn't get all the fuss about bitcoin's recent skid, which some experts characterized as a "bloodbath."<p>Sure, the wildly popular cryptocurrency plunged by as much as 34% in just two days, hitting an intraday low near the $9,185 level, but Lee says that sort of whipsawing price action is …

Cryptocurrency

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 …

Bitcoin

Amazon And Ebay Opened Pandora's Box Of Chinese Counterfeits And Now Don't Know What To Do

A few years ago in California, a professional cartoonist, a designer of golf putters, a surfer, and a self-professed geek got together and formed a company. No, this isn’t the start of a bad joke, it’s the very real story of four guys and one good idea — a story of grassroots entrepreneurship and …

eCommerce

Nerds rejoice: Google just released its internal tool to collaborate on AI

As if giving the world its AI framework wasn’t enough, Google is now letting others work with a once-internal development tool, Colaboratory.<p>The software works a lot like Google Docs, its document collaboration tool, but with the ability to run code and show that code’s output within the document. …

Software

Crypto Scammers Infiltrate Online Messaging System Slack: Aragon Responds

<b>Scores of Slack users, many of whom use the online communications open forum for their cryptocurrency and blockchain related projects have recently</b> …

Blockchain

3 New Ways A Popular Peer-to-Peer Marketplace App Uses Blockchain To Revolutionize E-Commerce

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the e-commerce sector will soon be shaken up by blockchain. The e-commerce marketplace witnesses millions of transactions per day and blockchain technology is being applied by a number of organizations to revolutionize the current financial system.<p>Blockchain is …

With MyEtherWallet Phishing Surge, Do ICOs Need To Use Slack?

Startups launching Initial Coin Offerings may have to reconsider how they are using the Slack platform for the purpose of many-to-many communication …

Everything you need to know about Ethereum

If you follow tech or financial news, you’ve probably seen the name “Ethereum” popping up over the last couple years, often in connection with …

Blockchain

These 7 Disruptive Technologies Could Be Worth Trillions of Dollars

Scientists, technologists, engineers, and visionaries are building the future. Amazing things are in the pipeline. It’s a big deal. But you already …

Emerging Technology

Blockchain applications rolling out in financial markets

Less than a fortnight since Data61's landmark blockchain reports pointed to the emerging technology's efficiency-enhancing potential, several new …

Timbre is a totally free app for editing video and audio

Good audio and video editing tools are somewhat hard to come by on mobile — a sentiment shared by app developer Xeus. The dev was prompted to create the Timbre: Cut, Join, Convert mp3 app after failing to find a “decent” tool for doing the same in the Play Store. And what Xeus has come up with is …

Apps

Fidelity CEO Outlines 4 Problems With Bitcoin Ecosystem | Investopedia

"We need to be having some harder conversations [about bitcoin​ and blockchain​]," said Abigail Johnson, chairwoman and CEO at Fidelity Investments. …

4 Shoulder Stretches to Keep You Limber Forever

Hip problems get a lot of attention as you age. But tight, immobile shoulders, beyond making the gym miserable, put you squarely in old-man …

7 interesting laws blockchain will force to change

“Code is law,” as described in Lawrence Lessig’s book ‘Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace’, refers to the idea that computer code has progressively established itself as a predominant way to regulate behavior to the same degree as legal code.<p>With the advent of blockchain technology, code is assuming …

Wipro Joins Enterprise Ethereum Alliance as Founding Member to Develop Enterprise-Grade Blockchain Solutions

BANGALORE, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#DvP--Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company has …

Blockchain

Open-source tech disruptive force in computing industry, says IBM

In today’s world, going alone has few benefits. This is doubly true in the tech industry, as companies who do their own thing don’t just have to …

Innovation

CME Explores Cryptocurrency Derivatives Contracts in Patent Filing

Derivatives giant CME has developed a system for delivering digital currencies tied to derivative contracts, patent documents show.<p>The US Patent and …

IDG Contributor Network: Why blockchain, ICOs and tokenization will transform your personal data

You’ll soon be able to buy and sell health data with tokens, similar to how you’re issued drink tickets at a comedy club. The first step in …

Cryptocurrency

Does Blockchain Have A Place In Healthcare?

<b>The blockchain concept is still widely misunderstood</b><p>Blockchain technology is making headlines everywhere. If you have recently attended any tech events it is highly likely that you came out of them having heard just that bit more about it. Everybody is talking about blockchain–from the President of …

Blockchain

Goldman Sachs Managing Director Joins Blockchain Startup Chain

Blockchain startup Chain has named a Goldman Sachs managing director as its new president.<p>Tom Jessop is joining the firm after serving as Goldman's …

Roger Ver Defends Bitcoin Unlimited, Says Core Deviated

Roger Ver, the owner of Bitcoin.com and the main proponent of Bitcoin Unlimited, denies that BU is anti-Bitcoin. To explain his view, he urges …

Bitcoin

US Government Invests in Blockchain to Protect Healthcare Companies from Hackers

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) recently published a research paper on the applicability of Blockchain …

Will Blockchain Technology Be the Ultimate Disrupter? Harvard Says Yes

Say goodbye to the middleman for your financial transactions. Blockchain technology will change the way you do everything.<p>"Imagine a technology that could preserve our freedom to choose for ourselves and our families, to express these choices in the world, and to control our own destiny, no matter …

Blockchain

P2P Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Explained

1.<p>What are the peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchanges?<p><i>‘Peer-to-peer’ (P2P) or ‘decentralized’ exchanges are operated and maintained exclusively by</i> …

Bitcoin Price Reverses Downward Trend To Tackle $1200 Once More

Bitcoin’s price support is edging towards $1200 once again as the latest scaling-related controversy rolls on.<p>According to data from Coinmarketcap, …

Steemit Appoints New VP, Hints At Move Away From ‘Crypto-Centric’

Decentralized social media platform Steemit has announced a new marketing direction and the launch of a “crowdsourced growth” initiative.<p>In a press …

The World's Best Doctors Aren't Earning PHDs — They're Being Programmed

The AI Will See You Now<p>Doctors spend years acquiring knowledge in various medical fields so that patients can feel confident that they are receiving …

Startups: Siemens hat in 80er Jahren Idee für VoIP abgelehnt

Der Siemens-Chef hat von einem fatalen Fehler in der Geschichte des Konzerns erzählt. Drei junge Männer aus Kalifornien seien mit der Geschäftsidee …