Dave Chetcuti

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Bitcoin And Stellar Get A Big Boost From IBM's 'Stable Coin'

IBM gave a big boost to Bitcoin and Stellar recently. On Tuesday, Big Blue announced a partnership with Stronghold the first digital currency backed by US dollars traded on the Stellar Blockchain Network.<p>That’s a new way for IBM to make a blockchain-based “stable coin” available to IBM clients; and …

Cryptocurrency

Mike Novogratz: A 'Herd of Institutional Investors' Is Moving Into Crypto

The institutions are coming for crypto.<p>At least that's according to one-time hedge fund billionaire Mike Novogratz.<p>Novogratz previously led a notable …

Cryptocurrency

Malta plans to create the world’s first decentralized stock exchange

<b>BLOCKCHAIN ISLAND.</b> The tiny European nation of Malta is truly living up to its nickname of “Blockchain Island.” On Thursday, MSX (the innovation arm …

Cryptocurrency

Trading cryptocurrency? Use this nifty tool to stay up to date and in the loop

Cryptocurrency trading can be a fickle mistress – and if you hang out in Telegram channels long enough you’ll see these questions asked incessantly:<p><i>When moon? Why dump? When new exchange?</i><p>Well, a new service has opened up that can help answer in real time. Coindar is primarily a web-based …

Social Media

Former Presidential Bodyguard Has a New Job: Protecting Blockchain

A man who used to protect U.S. presidents is now guarding something new -- Bitcoin.<p>George Sax, a former special agent and senior official of the U.S. …

Secret Service

Jake Paul Is A Terrifying Genius And We Should All Be Scared

View this photo on Instagram<p>I admit that I did not have a high opinion of Jake Paul when I paid $54 to watch his education video series on how to …

Social Media

The 7 Best Bitcoin Mining Software to Use in 2018

Get your cryptocurrency fast and easy<p>Updated June 28, 2018<p>Even if you keep up with the latest in the realm of technology only sporadically, chances …

Bitcoin

Insight: Switzerland seeks to regain cryptocurrency crown

NEW YORK/ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss regulators are stepping up efforts to halt an exodus of cryptocurrency projects from the country, after two of only a handful of banks active in the nascent sector shut their doors on it in the last year.<p>The departures, which industry sources fear will continue, …

Icos

Facebook Ads: A Facebook Advertising Guide for Marketers

[Last Updated June 27, 2018] If you’re new to Facebook ads or want to add something new to your current Facebook advertising plan, this page is for …

Social Media

Investor Buy Signal to ‘Make a Killing’ is the Next Bitcoin Death

An investment analyst has predicted the ‘death of Bitcoin’ articles will show the key moment to invest in Bitcoin. Following the ‘bubble popping’ …

Cryptocurrency

Secular countries can expect future economic growth, confirms new study

New research measuring the importance of religion in 109 countries spanning the entire 20th century has reignited an age-old debate around the link …

Quantum Physics

Some of the Most Spectacular Astronomy Images of 2018

Over 4,200 photographs were submitted to this year’s Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest, but only these 25 images made it …

Astronomy

InkHunter heads to YC to build a try-and-buy tattoo marketplace

InkHunter, an augmented reality tattoo try-on app that was born out of a 48-hour hackathon back in the altogether gentler days of 2014 has bagged a place in YC’s summer 2018 batch, scoring itself the seed accelerator’s standard $120,000 deal in exchange for 7% equity.<p>We first covered InkHunter in …

Startups

Post-Flood Reflections Reveal Insights Into Lives of Sichuan Miners

<b>With Chinese media estimating that Sichuan’s mining sector comprises 70% of the computing power of both the bitcoin network and the total processing</b> …

Bitcoin

BITCOIN ATM INSTALLED IN MALTA.BITCOIN ATM INSTALLED IN MALTA.

Bitcoin ATM Installed in Malta<p>It is in Malta, a European island, where the first two-way ATM has been installed. The country has offered a suitable …

Bitcoin

Stellar Receives Certification from Islamic Scholars, Religious Validity of Crypto in Question?

Islamic scholars have given blockchain platform Stellar, and its native cryptocurrency Lumens, Islamic certification. The California-based startup …

Blockchain

Mastercard Wins Patent for Speeding Up Crypto Payments

Mastercard won a U.S. patent on Tuesday for a method of speeding up cryptocurrency payments.<p>The document, published July 17 by the U.S. Patent and …

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

‘100 Tokens by 2020’: Ledger Expands Its Services | Investopedia

In a move indicating the rapid evolution of the cryptocurrency ecosystem, the leading cryptocurrency custodian service, Ledger, has announced it …

Cryptocurrency

Abra CEO Predicts $50,000 Bitcoin Price as Wallet Adds New Features

Bill Barhydt sees the cryptocurrency reaching new highs.<p>Bitcoin may be slumping, but leaders in the community expect that the market could turn …

Cryptocurrency

CoinList's Fifth ICO Is a $61 Million Bid to Tokenize All the Assets

The website aiming to be the gold-standard for token sellers has been picking up the pace.<p>Since spinning off from venture capital giant AngelList …

Cryptocurrency

How Malta Is Becoming the Blockchain Hub of the World: A Talk With Leading Law Firm

Leading Maltese law firm on regulations, benefits of building a crypto business in Malta and further governmental plans.<i>This article does not contain</i> …

Cryptocurrency

A bitcoin billionaire is quietly building the world's first decentralized bank on this tiny, idyllic island

• <b>Plans for the world's first decentralized bank are taking root in Malta.</b>• <b><br>The project is backed by the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange,</b> …

Cryptocurrency

A $3.3 Billion Claim: Has Cardano's Blockchain 'Solved' Proof-of-Stake?

"Proof-of-stake is solved."<p>Even in an industry that's seen no shortage of grand proclamations, those words, issued by entrepreneur Charles Hoskinson …

Blockchain

Why Search Engine Optimization Is the Key to Making Money Online

You can't make money online without an audience, and search engine optimization can bring millions of people to your website.<p>18 min read<p>There are all sorts of ways to make money from a blog or website. You could sell ads, write sponsored content or work with content partners. You could create an …

Social Media

Half of ICOs Die Within Four Months After Token Sales Finalized

About 56 percent of crypto startups that raise money through token sales die within four months of their initial coin offerings.<p>That’s the finding of …

Cryptocurrency

Silicon Valley’s Top VC Andreessen Horowitz Has Found Its First Major Crypto Bet

Blockchain is all the rage. But the startup scene around this emerging technology is tricky to navigate. In a world where virtually every company is …

Blockchain

The dark side of the 'van life' trend

The dark side of the 'van life' trend: From pepper spray by the bed to a park with an 'escape route' - solo female travellers reveal the lengths they …

RVs

Crypto and venture’s biggest names are backing a new distributed ledger project called Oasis Labs

A team of top security researchers from the University of California, Berkeley and MIT have come together to launch a new cryptographic project that combines secure software and hardware to enable privacy-preserving smart contracts under the banner of Oasis Labs.<p>That vision, which is being marketed …

Blockchain

New Paper Reveals Massive Bitcoin Backing

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency have been handed huge support this morning from researchers at Imperial College London, who have said digital currencies are primed for mass adoption.<p>According to the paper — entitled “Cryptocurrencies: Overcoming Barriers to Trust and Adoption” — bitcoin and …

Cryptocurrency

Crypto Bounty Hunting Is Becoming a High-Tech Way Out of Poverty

Life used to be different for "Crypto Shaolin."<p>Long before he was known by his current nickname, he'd follow tourists in the heat of central Africa, …

Cryptocurrency