A company has launched an online advertising platform AdCoinClick that enables businesses and individuals to pay for campaigns using cryptocurrency – all the while providing publishers with an innovative way of monetizing content directly through their websites and blogs. AdCoin’s founders, all of whom have prior experience as entrepreneurs, say...
Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of digital currency trading platform Binance, said in a blog post May 7 that initial coin offerings (ICO) perform far better than venture capital funds (VCs), even with a high risk of failure. In a blog post titled “ICOs — Not Just ‘Good-to-Have,’ But Necessary,” Zhao expressed his...
Azerbaijan, taking another step towards the legitimization and mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies, has declared that the coins are subject to taxation in the country.
Oracle Corp., the world’s second largest software company, is launching blockchain products over the next two months, Bloomberg reports May 7. President of software development Thomas Kurian announced today at Oracle headquarters that the company will unveil a platform-as-a-service product this month, and decentralized ledger-based applications next month. The California-based company...
The container-shipping sector is estimated to account for 60 percent of all global seaborne trade. However, this huge industry has faced numerous challenges over the years. For instance, issues of low freight rates, overcapacity, security issues, and growing environmental regulation.The Blockshipping SolutionThe Scandinavian company Blockshipping is creating the blockchain...
As of autumn 2017, assets under management by the hedge fund industry were estimated at $2.5 tln. A Japanese venture is set to reshape this booming marketplace through Blockchain technology, and aims to challenge the handful of dominant players in the sector by seizing a 1 percent share of...
In an interview with CNBC Charlie Munger, Warren Buffet, and Bill Gates, three staunch anti-Bitcoiner’s, shocked no one by talking negatively about cryptocurrencies. Disappointingly, the news network neglected to invite anyone who might possibly offer rebuttal to the trio’s lambasting of Bitcoin.Are These Old Dogs Capable of Learning New...
The blockchain is widely considered to be one of the most revolutionary forms of technology in modern society. While it is typically used for recording financial transactions in real time, the blockchain is also being studied and explored by enterprises around the world for its abilities to store additional...
Two blockchain companies have partnered to launch a $190 mln Bitcoin mining operation in a disused coal plant in Australia. The deal was confirmed in an official announcement May 7. In a statement on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) Australian startup IoT Blockchain and mining hardware distributor Royalti Blockchain Group...