Category: Blockchain

Saudi Arabian Communications Ministry Hosts ‘Blockchain Bootcamp’ With ConsenSys

Saudi Arabia and ConsenSys hosted a smart contract and DApp-focused blockchain ‘bootcamp’ last week. The government of Saudi Arabia completed a “blockchain bootcamp” last week, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) announced in a press release April 29. The session was focused on building Ethereum smart contracts and decentralized applications (DApps). The three-day

University College London Cuts Ties With IOTA, Cites ‘Support For Open Security Research’

University College London’s Centre for Blockchain Technologies has dissolved its ties with the IOTA Foundation, affirming its commitment to “open security research.” The Centre for Blockchain Technologies (CBT) at University College London (UCL) has posted an announcement on its website that it has dissolved its ties with the IOTA Foundation, TNW reported April 28. The

US Federal Trade Commission To Offer Free Workshop On Crypto Scams

The US Federal Trade Commission will hold a summer workshop on consumer protection against crypto scams. The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will be holding a free workshop this summer titled “Decrypting Cryptocurrency Scams” according to a press release published today, April 30. The workshop’s main aim is to educate the public about risks in

We Can’t All be a Happy Whale, or Can We?

Written by Louie Procopio Investing in Blockchain Startups via Initial Coin Offerings was once a game we all could play together. It was a medium of inclusion and opportunity to almost anyone with access to the internet and a few bucks to invest with. There wasn’t a hundred new ICOs popping up every day, and

Artchain Review: Building Blockchain Architecture for the Art World

Written by Roger Ryan “Artchain global endeavours to build an autonomous blockchain underlying architecture and a trading platform for the art industry and the economy as a whole.” No small feat then for Kay Sprague and her well-esteemed team. The aim of this dynamic project is to highly liquidise a notoriously illiquid market and, although

Vive la France! Bitcoin Tax Slashed by Republic

According to Le Monde, France’s State Council of taxation has announced a severe lowering of financial penalties on gains from cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. The agency is signaling crypto tax will plummet from its current 45% to an across the board flat 19%. It’s a dramatic change in orientation from the government. Could it be

Iran: Model Of State-Issued Digital Currency Now Ready, Says Gov’t Minister

An Iranian government minister has confirmed that an experimental model of a domestic digital currency is now ready. An Iranian government minister has confirmed that an experimental model of a domestic digital currency is now ready, Reuters reported Saturday, April 28. The move closely follows the country’s recent banking blockade on cryptocurrency trading. Information and

Now it is time for sports to be revolutionsed using blockchain, Michal Polanowski, AllSporter

1 min pitch for what you are doing now at AllSporter? We create a global community of sports enthusiasts in which everyone can very easily book a trainer or rent sports equipment in a peer-to-peer model. Thanks to that model everyone can profit off their passion, renting out their equipment or training others, eliminating brokers

Win your Forever Dreams – none too fantastical…

Eternal Trusts is a blockchain platform for deferred purchases of future technologies. We are the first platform that is stating “All your dreams are achievable!”. And today we are launching a unique campaign we are paying ETT tokens when you share your dreams with us! Each participant of the survey can get 3000 tokens for

Integrating Social Media with the Real World

Fuelled by the ever-increasing number of social media users and their active online behaviour, one innovative project, UHIVE, is introducing a new social experience and taking it to new heights. Over the past year, user behaviour on social media has changed with people online sharing user-generated content and enjoying other features such as games. However,