Tag Archives: Blockchain

Binance Crypto and Blockchain Event in Singapore a Resounding Success

Binance Crypto and Blockchain Event in Singapore a Resounding Success

The final presentations of the Binance Blockchain Week in Singapore have concluded today marking the end of the four day event which has attracted thousands of attendees. Two Day Conference Follows Two Day Hackathon The event has been a resounding success with many of the biggest names in the industry taking the stage to promote the crypto ecosystem and a blockchain future. The world’s largest exchange by trade volume identified the need for a unifying conference in a market with a ‘large degree of turmoil’ at the […]

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Power Ledger Blockchain Firm Signs Deal with Japanese Green Energy Supplier

Power Ledger Blockchain Firm Signs Deal with Japanese Green Energy Supplier

Western Australian blockchain startup Power Ledger will partner with Japanese renewable energy firm Sharing Energy. The deal will see he solar panel provider team utilise Power Ledger’s distributed ledger to track consumption of clean energy. The initial pilot will focus on just 100 customers of the Japan-based green energy firm. This, according to Power Ledger, is expected to grow to an impressive 55,000 customers within the next two years. Power Ledger Partnership to Democratise Energy Use Using Blockchain According to a report in Business News Western Australia, […]

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Investors in Davos Separate Bitcoin and Blockchain, Claim BTC Will go to Zero

Investors in Davos Separate Bitcoin and Blockchain, Claim BTC Will go to Zero

As the World Economic Forum (WEF) Continues in Davos, Switzerland, and the who’s-who of finance and politics enjoy $40 hot dogs, there is a significant amount of negative commentary coming from investors and analysts regarding Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies. Most recently, one prominent investor drew a stark line between blockchain and Bitcoin, noting that he strongly believes in the future of the former, while disregarding the latter as a pseudo-currency that will likely “go to zero.” Davos Not Bitcoin Friendly The recent comments came from Jeff Schumacher, […]

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WAVES Founder Sings Blockchain Not Bitcoin Tune in Davos

WAVES Founder Sings Blockchain Not Bitcoin Tune in Davos

The founder and CEO of the Waves blockchain platform has weighed in about the future of blockchain technology as well as cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Aleksandr Ivanov believes that the impact of distributed ledger technology underpinning digital assets will one day impact almost every industry on the planet. In terms of cryptocurrencies themselves, the Russian entrepreneur believes that they may well be a passing fad in the greater blockchain revolution. He does, however, state that some form of digital currency will […]

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Blockchain Loses Wall Streeter: is Institutional Demand For Bitcoin Declining?

Blockchain Loses Wall Streeter: is Institutional Demand For Bitcoin Declining?

Since Bitcoin garnered traction in 2016/2016, the crypto & blockchain industry has been overtly lauded as a catalyst behind a “brain drain” on Wall Street, Main Street, and even Silicon Valley. Case in point, notable talents from the legacy industries’ most preeminent conglomerates, like Starbucks, Google, PayPal, amongst others, have flocked to this firms investing in this space, including Facebook. While copious amounts of time, capital, experience, and knowledge have been dedicated to the good word of cryptocurrency in recent months, the flow of talent has seemingly begun […]

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Blockchain Whispers: An Insight into the Most Effective Crypto Signals Channel

Blockchain Whispers: An Insight into the Most Effective Crypto Signals Channel

On February 1st, 2018, everyone was bullish on Bitcoin, more so the channels calling to hold (or hodl) on to Bitcoin, we all know what happened next. However, a Telegram channel going by @blockchainwhispersbaby announced to followers that Bitcoin was going to drop at the height of January. For anyone who has always been wary of self-proclaimed Telegram channels and Twitter prophets, the 96% accuracy of this channel has to be astonishing. That’s incredible, well above 75% which would be great. Since then, Blockchain Whispers moved to […]

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Google Enters Crypto and Blockchain Search Business With New Tools

Google Enters Crypto and Blockchain Search Business With New Tools

A new raft of crypto and blockchain analytics tools has just been launched by search giant Google. They will provide deep data sets for the top cryptocurrencies and aim to revolutionize blockchain search as the company did for information on the internet. Six New Blockchain Datasets Added Over the past year Google Cloud has released blockchain transaction history datasets for Bitcoin and Ethereum. Yesterday the company announced the release of six more datasets in addition to a deeper set of queries that enables multi-chain meta-analyses and integration […]

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Survey Names “Blockchain” as Most Overrated Word of the 2018

Survey Names "Blockchain" as Most Overrated Word of the 2018

According to a recent survey, advertising executives found the word “blockchain” to be the most overrated word used in 2018. The crypto-associated buzzword beat out “AI” and “Programmatic” for the top spot. The survey, conducted by MediaPost, also covered words that the executives deemed to be important during 2018. Ironically (for anyone with the slightest clue about blockchain technology), the number one word in this regard was “transparency”. 2018: Year of the Blockchain? A survey conducted by MediaPost’s pay-per-view sister publication, Research Intelligencer, has found that the word […]

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