StellarX is a new GUI for trading in crypto currencies. The use is apparently free for all participants. The question is: What is the motivation behind bringing something to the market free of charge? As it looks, Stellar wants to break free of Bitcoin and differentiate itself from its...
The Cloud Act was passed with a federal law on 23.03.2018. The law allows law enforcement agencies to request online information from any other country in the world without any real reason or suspicion. The Cloud Act was introduced by the Republican Senator Orrin Hatch with the support of both...
Since the first decentralized blockchain-based cryptomoney (Bitcoin), there have been attempts to take over the network, which is called a "51% attack". 51% attack refers to an attack on a blockchain – usually bitcoin's, for which such an attack is still hypothetical – by a group of miners controlling more than 50% of the network's mining hashrate,...
Various economics faculties at Brazilian universities are involved with crypto currencies. In addition, there are many research projects and master's courses on the subject worldwide. The Brazilian university Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo is starting a Master's programme focusing on crypto currencies. Cryptos arrived at Brazilian university According to reports,...
Modern Tech, which specializes in representing the Vietnamese-based Ho Chi Chi Mihn Initial Coin Offering (ICO), may have done one of the largest exit scams in crypto-currency history after suddenly closing its offices after raising the equivalent of more than $660 million. According to recent reports in the Vietnam News...
China filed the most blockchain patents with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2017, according to Thomson Reuter’s statistics. Out of all blockchain patents filed around the world, China accounted for 49%, while the United States came second with 33%. Among the top 100 patent-filing organizations, the PBOC dominated the list, with three...
  Crypto News, Analysis, Forecasts, ICOs and Events for the week ending 9/28/2018   Crypto News & Analysis   An Initial Coin Offering (ICO) that is compliant to the standards of the Securities and Exchange Commission is a newsworthy item. The funds being raised through ICOs around the world have been significant. The first...
Blockchain technology adoption is spreading around the world like a virus. Next one in line of infected companies is Samsungs, world's largest manufacturer of smartphones and semiconductors. It is reported today, that Samsung is considering blockchain for their supply management. Samsung has a worldwide network of storages and daughter companies...
Former Goldman Sachs executive Breanne Madigan has joined Blockchain, a cryptocurrency wallet provider. Madigan will work on bringing more institutional clients to Blockchain, CNBC reported today.   Madigan has big experience in heading a division for institutional wealth at GS, which had a total of $1.49 trillion of assets under its...
The blockchain is an extremely innovative invention. However, in order to function, it needs a consensus algorithm that is both efficient and secure. Such an algorithm ensures validity and keeps the blockchain safe from manipulation. Proof of work (PoW) and proof of stake (PoS) are the most commonly used consensus...