Companies

Joseph Pierce August 24, 2018

[ad_1] A new post from a senior Ripple executive has caused controversy just a day after it went live as cryptocurrency community commentators ridicule the company over claims its ledger is “decentralized.” Schwartz Claims ‘Inherent Decentalization’ The latest curious official correspondence to appear from Ripple, CTO David Schwartz claimed August 22 that the Ripple XRP […]

Joseph Pierce August 15, 2018

[ad_1] Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) “fundamentally undermine the underlying principle of peer-to-peer money,” Andreas Antonopoulos claimed, adopting a critical stance on the financial instrument. ‘Not Your Keys – Not Your Bitcoin’ As part of his monthly Q&A session with the cryptocurrency community in July, Antonopoulos, who uses the online sessions to address various key aspects of cryptocurrency […]

Joseph Pierce July 22, 2018

[ad_1] Demand for secure cryptocurrency storage services is increasing. Meanwhile, investment managers and exchanges are creating services to meet the demand. Will this, in turn, encourage more high-net-worth and institutional investment in cryptocurrencies?  Traditional and high-value investors may still be wary of cryptocurrency exchanges, especially considering the frequency of major hacks. Such investors often feel […]

Joseph Pierce July 19, 2018

[ad_1] Cryptocurrency cellphone top-up company Bitrefill has announced it will start selling gift vouchers for Amazon and other brands — effectively opening up Bitcoin Lightning Network payments to almost any item.  Lightning ‘Comes’ to Amazon, Uber, and More In a press release on July 19, Bitrefill — which became one of the first cryptocurrency businesses […]

Joseph Pierce July 11, 2018

[ad_1] Google co-founder Sergey Brin claimed that the American multinational technology giant failed to put itself at the forefront of what many hail as the next great technological revolution — blockchain technology. ‘We probably already failed to be on the bleeding edge’ As reported by CNBC, Brin — currently the president of Google’s parent company, Alphabet […]

Joseph Pierce May 16, 2018

[ad_1] Nick Chong · May 16, 2018 · 9:00 am It seems that the creator of the Avalon Bitcoin ASIC mining hardware has taken moves to secure a stock listing spot on the Hong Kong stock exchange. The company, usually known as Canaan, is seeking for $1 billion in IPO funding. Canaan Creative, better known for […]

Joseph Pierce April 19, 2018

[ad_1] Adam James · April 19, 2018 · 2:30 am Amazon Technologies, Inc. – a subsidiary of American electronic commerce and cloud computing giant Amazon.com, Inc. – has won a patent for a marketplace that offers data feeds. More important, the patented marketplace includes bitcoin transactions. Patent Approved The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has […]

Joseph Pierce March 19, 2018

[ad_1] Jeff Francis · March 19, 2018 · 3:30 am An executive confirms that Mastercard is open to the use of cryptocurrency, but there is a major catch involved. Banks have notoriously been steadfast in their opposition to cryptocurrencies, and this is for a very good reason. The peer-to-peer economic marketplace of digital currencies is […]