Op-Ed It’s said that 90% of all startups fail, and that we should expect nothing more from ICOs. But 10% success rate is still overly optimistic for ICOs, perhaps not for the reason you may think. You’re probably aware of examples of ICO “founders” who turned out to be a...
Cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb is taking digital currencies into the ‘real world’ by promoting their use in everyday activities, such as buying goods from vending machines. This week, the exchange announced its kiosks in South Korea are accepting Bitcoin Cash.Bithumb Exchange Brings Cryptocurrencies Into The Real WorldBithumb, South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency...
Economics 2018 is shaping up to be the year of bitcoin in academia as more and more institutes for higher education enter the field. The latest example comes from a number of top ranked business schools in the US that are expanding their offering due to student demands. Also Read: Over...
Featured The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has created a bounty to encourage whistleblowers coming forward in exposing “pump-and-dump” schemes. “Customers should not purchase virtual currencies, digital coins,” the CFTC warned, “or tokens based on social media tips or sudden price spikes. Thoroughly research virtual currencies, digital coins, tokens,...
The very nature of cryptocurrencies dictate that regulation, control, and by extension, a centralized system, do not fit in with what they stand for. They are supposed to be totally decentralized, and therefore not dictated by many rules. This made a lot of sense when cryptocurrencies were not in the...
Major blockchain summit is set to take place in Malta in November 2018. The summit will cover four conferences on the most pressing issues facing blockchain technologies, and is expected to attract no less than 2000 delegates, 100 speakers and 150 sponsors and exhibitors from prominent players in the...
Feb 13, 2018 at 15:52 // News Since the end of 2017 in Ukraine there is a new Cryptofund called VANHEALTHING Cryptofund of biotech innovations. The Fund is interested in projects in the field of biotechnology and blockchain - both existing and under development. It combines cutting-edge biotechnology projects, effective...
Taxes If you are an American client of Coinbase and made plenty of transactions during 2017, you better check your email. The company sent out tax forms for 2017 to many clients who were not necessarily expecting it. Also Read: Bitcoin Tax Reporting Software Developer Node40 Acquired for $8m IRS Tax Form San...
Featured It’s an easy comparison to make: Bitcoin mining versus gold and oil extraction. All – in the abstract sense for bitcoin – involve unearthing resources, all have had bumpy price histories, and all have been labeled as disruptive in their time. Also read: Crypto Exchanges Charging Up To $3 Million...
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