Article courtesy of medium.com Ethereum just got a vote of confidence in mid 2019. South Korean electronics giant Samsung is developing its own blockchain network which will likely result in its own token in 2020. Samsung is joining the fledgling token economy it would seem. Samsung according to sources, is thinking of a private blockchain,… Read More Samsung is Building a Blockchain Mainnet based on Ethereum
Via the Medium.com site By Nellie Bowles They call what they are building Puertopia. But then someone told them, apparently in all seriousness, that it translates to “Eternal Boy Playground” in Latin. So they are changing the name: They will call it Sol. Dozens of entrepreneurs, made newly wealthy by blockchain and cryptocurrencies, are heading… Read More Fancy Puerto Rico?
Credit and thanks to Mina Down via Medium for this excellent read. (https://twitter.com/minad21) As of this summer, there are over 2000 cryptocurrencies available. However, many of the new altcoins are weak in terms of creativity and vision. I’ve been tracking ICOs for the past two years and have seen a lot of recycled technology and… Read More Top 10 Altcoins for 2019?
Story via acquarius.gi Here is a fact you may not know off the top of your head. In the United Kingdom currently there are 271 bitcoin atm’s. Crazy isn’t it but they are there the image shows where they are and how many. It is no surprise London has most with 136 atm’s but the… Read More Crypto ATMS.
A crypto trader boss has dies with clients’ passwords. Gerald Cotten, 30, was the only person with passwords to access customers’ money – and his wife is now receiving threats after Gerald died from complications with Crohn’s disease after a trip to India. Gerald had travelled to India in December to open an orphanage. He… Read More Password not shared?
Last week Media Protocol – a blockchain platform which issued its own tokens and developed multi-crypto wallets – was placed into liquidation. The development comes after Coinfloor, the first of the five firms which have so far received Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) licences from the GFSC, was “scaling back its activities” for now. The two developments are… Read More Liquidation of Media Protocol
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is alerting customers to exercise caution and conduct extensive research before purchasing digital coins or tokens, including those self-described as “utility coins” or “consumption coins.” Understand what rights are attached to the coin or token being sold, and what underlying factors could affect its value. Be especially wary of… Read More Thinking of Investing?
Now before you go all meanie on me I have taken an extended rest from blogging here mainly due to the enormous amount of tripe posted these days. It’s hard to cut through the chaff. Some of the sites I follow are constantly doing updates and I think better to slow down, there again the… Read More Resolutions for 2019
I write from a position outside any company, crypto exchange or ICO pusher. I read and comment nothing more. Still over the past few weeks at the mere mention of “crypto” or “bitcoin” (as that is still the only cryptocurrency folks have heard about), there is not just trepidation but what borders on hostility. “It’s… Read More Cryptocurrency; Where to now?
Between 600,000 and 800,000 bitcoin miners have shut down since mid-November amid declines in price and hashrate across the network, according to the third-largest mining pool. In an interview with CoinDesk, Mao Shixing, founder of F2pool, said his firm’s estimate takes into account the total network hashrate drop and the average hash power of older… Read More 600k bitcoin miners shut down? Article via coindesk