Adblock Plus Creators Enlist Blockchain To Fight ‘Fake News’

Adblock Plus creators eyeo are out to put an end to misleading and false information online. Their new ‘Trusted News’ browser extension is aiming to take advantage of blockchain technology to create a decentralized database that classifies the integrity of information on the web. The Era Of ‘Fake News’ The past few years on the internet … Continue reading Adblock Plus Creators Enlist Blockchain To Fight ‘Fake News’

Walmart Awarded Patent for Blockchain Based Energy Management

A recent document released by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reveals Walmart has filed a patent for managing demand on an electrical grid using cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. The patent was filed on December 13, 2017, and released by the USPTO on June 14, 2018. It shows Walmart has sought to protect its … Continue reading Walmart Awarded Patent for Blockchain Based Energy Management

Novogratz Invests $15M in White-Label Cryptocurrency Exchange Startup

Former Wall Street macro trader and vocal Bitcoin proponent Mike Novogratz has expanded his involvement in the cryptocurrency field, investing $15 million in a startup company which aims to facilitate the launch of trading platforms and tokenizes assets through blockchain-based technology. Despite the current market correction, Novogratz remains overly positive towards the field in general. … Continue reading Novogratz Invests $15M in White-Label Cryptocurrency Exchange Startup

John McAfee Will Fight SEC ‘With Every Last Breath’

John McAfee, one of the most opinionated figures in the cryptocurrency community, has clashed with US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) chairman over the labeling of initial coin offering (ICO) tokens as securities. Speaking via his Twitter account, the tech activist and internet security expert vowed to fight the SEC’s pronouncement. McAfee on the Warpath … Continue reading John McAfee Will Fight SEC ‘With Every Last Breath’

When Moon(ero): The Mystery of Monero’s Declining Price

The popular privacy coin has been one of the worst performers in the past month, especially since the pullback in early May. It has been steadily dropping in BTC value since late April, and it raises the question, why? Privacy Isn’t Selling, Apparently Monero is a staple in the cryptocurrency community, where most people involved … Continue reading When Moon(ero): The Mystery of Monero’s Declining Price

What You Need to Know Before Investing in Cryptocurrency

Want to get into cryptocurrency? Here’s what you need to know before you invest.  Know Yourself A lot of people are investing in cryptocurrency and it’s becoming increasingly clear that it’s not just a passing fad. It’s also clear that it’s potentially very lucrative — though not without risks. So, before you invest in cryptocurrency, … Continue reading What You Need to Know Before Investing in Cryptocurrency

Bitcoins Seized From Bankrupt BitGrail by Italian Authorities

Authorities in Italy have seized bitcoins from the company wallets of controversial exchange BitGrail as part of standard pre-bankruptcy proceedings. BitGrail was hacked in February 2018, with $170 million dollars’ worth of Nano stolen — which subsequently lead to a major price crash for the coin. BitGrail’s blog was updated today, June 15, 2018, with … Continue reading Bitcoins Seized From Bankrupt BitGrail by Italian Authorities