Tag: Crypto

  • Are You Ready For Some Crypto?

    by levent

    You have probably heard of it, but you may have never seen it. You may own some, but you’ve likely never used it to purchase anything. And the odds are your nonprofit organization has never received any as a gift, but you just might within the next three to five years. I’m talking about cryptocurrency. […]

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  • London-based Project Uses Microsoft Architecture to Make Blockchain Easier for Developers

    by levent

    On Dec. 19, the London-based company Stratis revealed to the public its project that includes sidechains, smart contracts, an ICO and STO platform, and distributed ledger technology (DLT), which simplifies transaction processing. The technology leverages the recently released Stratis C# Full Node, the company’s innovative software, whose codebase is built on the Microsoft .NET Core […]

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  • New Zealand Cryptopia Exchange Hack Continues

    by levent

    Two weeks after it first reported a hack, New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia is still compromised by cyber criminals, according to a blog post from blockchain infrastructure firm Elementus on Jan. 29. The exchange suspended services after detecting a major hack that reportedly “resulted in significant losses” on Jan. 15. Cryptopia stated that the hack occurred […]

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  • JP Morgan report states blockchain is overhyped and unlikely to change the world

    by levent

    Many on Wall Street are optimistic that blockchain technology will bring about massive disruption to legacy platforms as billion of dollars have been used to invest in the nascent industry. JP Morgan, however, doesn’t share this optimis, Business Insider reports. According to a recent report published by the multinational investment bank, blockchain isn’t that great. […]

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  • South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges pool data to counter money launderers

    by levent

    Laundering funds with cryptocurrencies in South Korea could soon become a thing of the past if four of the country’s exchanges have their way. According to a local media report, Bithumb, Upbit, Corbit and Coinone have cobbled together to share ‘real-time’ wallet information on any suspicious activity linked to phishing attempts and pyramid schemes. It comes […]

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  • Tata Trusts And New America Launch Blockchain Blueprint

    by levent

    Last year, at the World Economic Forum, blockchain was one of the most widely cited words echoing through the alpine town of Davos. So much so that it signaled how blockchain and distributed ledger technologies were coming out of beta in 2018. At this year’s gathering of the world’s elite, despite substantial political no-shows amounting […]

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  • Piece of Cake: Cryptocurrency ATM Stolen in Bakery Break-In

    by levent

    By CCN.com: Crypto thieves have shown that theft can sometimes be a piece of cake. Taking the phrase “get the dough” to the next level, a cryptocurrency ATM machine was audaciously jacked from a bakery in California last week. The theft took place at the Belwood Bakery in Brentwood Village, Los Angeles, and is the latest […]

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  • Samsung Galaxy S10 Could Expose Crypto to Millions of Tech Savvy Users

    by levent

    This week, images were leaked potentially giving the world its first glimpse at South Korea-based tech giant Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10. Among the images, was evidence that Samsung could be ready to launch a crypto wallet to store cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, and a blockchain explorer service called Samsung Blockchain KeyStore. While the leaked […]

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  • Was November the Last Big Bitcoin Sell-Off? Trader Expects Slow Grind in 2019

    by levent

    By CCN.com: According to a trader and crypto technical analyst, November 2018 may have been the last sell-off of Bitcoin and a long consolidation period is expected throughout 2019. Since experiencing a steep 13 percent drop on January 10 from $4,036 to $3,502, the Bitcoin price has been relatively stable in a tight range in mid-$3,000. What Does […]

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  • Identity on the blockchain doesn’t need to be perfect, it just needs to be better than Yahoo

    by levent

    CryptoSlate, a very useful blockchain aggregation website, maintains a list of projects which specialize in digital identity or at least some elements of personal identity on the blockchain. At present there are no less than 28 such projects, the bulk of which emerged in 2018. On the face of it, storing any personal information on a blockchain […]

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