The Digital Future Council made its public debut on June 18, 2018, at the 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. With founding members from such organizations as IBM, Vice, CNN, Lego and Warner Bros., the council was formed as an informational intermediary to find common ground between creative...
Companies associated with the Japanese cryptocurrency industry are trying to increase consumer protection and transparency with a set of self-policing regulations. The rules aim to tackle issues such as insider trading and security compromises at exchanges amongst others.Japan: New Policies Aim to Protect Exchanges and Their UsersThe Japan Virtual...
Mining firm and blockchain software service company Bitfury wants to expedite blockchain development for traditional enterprise and business. Working toward this goal, the company announced today that it’s introducing Java binding for its blockchain service, Exonum. The soon-to-be-available binding comes with a software development kit that will allow developers...
Bitcoin tweeted out to it’s 58 thousand plus followers that their hashrate has it another all-time high, experiencing a 15% increase in the last two weeks.Bitcoin Hashrate Constantly ClimbingThis recent jump and constant rise in hashrate over the past few months shows a consistent level of interest in mining...
Portuguese software engineer João Almeida has created ‘Poketoshi,’ a platform that allows users to play Nintendo’s popular Pokémon game on the Lightning Network (LN), The Next Web reports today, June 19. pic.twitter.com/8KzX6LYX04 — João Almeida (@joaodealmeida94) June 19, 2018 Lightning Network is a second-layer solution to Bitcoin’s scalability limitations, opening payment channels...
Bitcoin’s volatility is now at its lowest level in more than a year, signalling a likely bottom, futures broker Bill Baruch said in an analysis for CNBC Monday, June 18. The Blue Line Futures president noted that after the leading cryptocurrency lost as much as 70 percent in value since...
Central banks have no love lost for Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Even though some positive things are happening, the overall sentiment remains predictably rather negative. The validity of cryptocurrencies and their decentralized technologies are still in question, especially by banks. It isn’t the first time central banks feel the need...
In Kosovo, Europe’s poorest country, there are few job opportunities for a population of which 50% are under 25 and most adults in the country wish to go abroad to work away from rampant corruption and cronyism. There is at least one positive asset though, cheap electricity. For a...
An Indian court declared former Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) Nalin Kotadiya a proclaimed offender in connection with a Bitcoin (BTC) extortion case amounting to $1.3 million, Business Standard reported June 18. Judge PG Tamakuwala declared Kotadiya a proclaimed offender or “absconder” under Section 82 of the Code of...