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Blockchain Live • September 26, 2018

Blockchain Live 2018 is an event dedicated to the adoption of blockchain technology. Set amidst the stratospheric growth of blockchain…

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About author: Nuno Menezes

As an Anthropologist with a strong background in computing and finance, Nuno saw in Bitcoin a real case study. He ran into Bitcoin in 2013 and after understanding the true nature of this new technology has been writing about the subject ever since. He loves to read and is the sporty type. Nuno enjoys his spare time skating with his friends and has a passion for skydiving.

Blockchain: Transforming Your Business and our World, a Conversation with Mark Van Rijmenam

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Business, Commentary, Development, Finance, Interviews

Blockchain: Transforming Your Business and our World, a Conversation with Mark Van Rijmenam

Mark Van Rijmenam is the founder and CEO of Datafloq, an author, and Keynote speaker in artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and big data from the Netherlands. Named one of the global top 10 Big Data influencer and one of the most influential blockchain speakers, his latest book presents a comprehensive view on how blockchain technology can disrupt the world of…

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Congressmen Demand IRS Design Legal Framework for Cryptocurrencies

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Finance, News, Regulation

Congressmen Demand IRS Design Legal Framework for Cryptocurrencies

Since bitcoin’s first appearance, regulators have shown their concerns and tried to level the rules concerning virtual currency adequately. However, these rules are far from clear, and now financial regulators are urging the IRS to draw a solid framework for virtual currencies according to September 19, 2018, reports. Swift Update to Opaque Tax Guidelines According to IBTimes, at least five…

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Crypto-Exchange Poloniex Announces It Will Delist Eight Assets on September 25, 2018

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Exchange, Investment, News, Platform

Crypto-Exchange Poloniex Announces It Will Delist Eight Assets on September 25, 2018

The popular US-based crypto-exchange Poloniex posted an announcement on its blog informing it was delisting eight assets and that the users had to either withdraw or sell their balance before September 25, 2018.  Delisting the Redundancies The company move is part of its strategy to increase the quality of the exchange’s service as well to present a better service to…

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South African Reserve Bank Wins Fintech Award for testing the Distributed Ledger Technology

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Ethereum, Exchange, Investment, News, Tech

South African Reserve Bank Wins Fintech Award for testing the Distributed Ledger Technology

Blockchain, or distributed ledger technology (DLT), is growing faster than a speeding bullet. After a period of ostracization and criminalization, the technology behind Bitcoin is now being used by the Banking industry. Regulations Catching Up According to Central Banking, this Thursday, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) was awarded the ‘Best Distributed Ledger Initiative’ prize for its distributed ledger-based project…

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Goldman Sachs Abandons Plans to Launch a Cryptocurrency Trading Desk

Category: Bitcoin, Business, Development, Finance, Investment, News

Goldman Sachs Abandons Plans to Launch a Cryptocurrency Trading Desk

According to Business Insider on September 5, 2018, Goldman Sachs is no longer opening a bitcoin trading platform and instead is planning on launching a key business to streamline and drive investment from Wall Street onto Crypto. Goldman Sachs Backtracks Fearing a regulatory crackdown on crypto, Goldman Sachs set aside its plans to bring cryptocurrency trading to Wall Street and instead…

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Ethereum Accepts EIP-1234 Proposal; Announces a Twelve-Month Delay

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Development, Ethereum, News

Ethereum Accepts EIP-1234 Proposal; Announces a Twelve-Month Delay

On August 31, 2018, the Ethereum team announced the delay of Casper’s development for 12 months to reduce block rewards and maintain stability. The Decision There is much to be said about the development of Ethereum, and it’s a constant struggle to reach consensus when it comes to deciding the way progress is heading. In their last, All Core Devs…

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Line Corporation Unveils Cryptocurrency and Blockchain to Support Its Messaging App

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Business, Development, Finance, News, Tech

Line Corporation Unveils Cryptocurrency and Blockchain to Support Its Messaging App

Line is a messaging platform developed by Line Corporation. The messaging app has now launched its cryptocurrency and blockchain to complement its messaging service. The token called Link, and its Link-Chain was entirely developed independently by the company. Line’s Blockchain Push With this move, Line Corporation joins the small group of prominent and established companies developing and issuing its cryptocurrency….

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PwC Report: China the World Blockchain Leader in “Three to Five Years”

Category: Blockchain, Business, Investment, News, Platform, Tech

PwC Report: China the World Blockchain Leader in “Three to Five Years”

What was once a disregarded technology is now the Holy Grail of the Digital Era and even governments are looking into it with a growing interest; it is now an acknowledged fact that the blockchain technology is here to stay. PwC Forecasts Blockchain Boom While the blockchain is something that will be imperative for worldwide implementation of the internet of…

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Providing Blockchain-based Solutions for the Healthcare Industry

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Business, News, Press Releases, Tech

Providing Blockchain-based Solutions for the Healthcare Industry

The potential that the blockchain technology has to disrupt the vast majority of many industry sectors is today something that is undeniable. Several companies are now trying to make use of this new technology to introduce improvements that otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This is the case with Solve.Care which is trying to introduce a revolution in the way the healthcare…

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Mt. Gox is preparing to return $1B in stolen Bitcoin to Affected Users

Category: Bitcoin, Crime, Exchange, Finance, News, Regulation

Mt. Gox is preparing to return $1B in stolen Bitcoin to Affected Users

On August 21, 2018, Mt. Gox announced it was preparing to give back around $1 billion in bitcoin to the victims of the exchange rampage. Mt. Gox Retrospective It seems that Mt. Gox is going to finally refund bitcoin to the affected users following the exchange saga. The MT. Gox infamy began in early 2014 and involved over a billion…

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