Forbes recently published the second edition of its Blockchain 50. The list aims to capture the billion dollar companies most active in blockchain. To be included in the Blockchain 50, a company must have a valuation above $1 billion.
A U.S. Congressman (Paul Gosar: Republican-Arizona) has reportedly introduced a draft bill to bring regulatory clarity in the cryptocurrency space, dividing cryptocurrencies into three parts: crypto-commodities, crypto-currencies, and crypto-securities.
According to reports from China, An official at China's central bank official has urged commercial banks to "step up their application" of blockchain.
ERC-20 tokens can represent a diverse range of digital assets. Like other crypto assets, they can have a value and be sent and received. The difference between ERC-20 tokens and cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin…is that ERC-20 tokens don’t have their own blockchain but reside on top of the Ethereum blockchain.
One of the most utilized hardware wallets, Ledge, has now expanded its overall utility, releasing support for ER-20 tokens. Users can update their firmware easily and once updated, adding ER-20 tokens to your portfolio is a breeze.
The Chairman of the USA Fed Reserve has said that a globally adopted cryptocurrency system could conceivably remove the need for reserve currencies.
Footwear and sports apparel giant Nike secured a trademark for “CRYPTOKICKS” and alluded to its intent to pursue a wide array of blockchain-related services.On Apr. 19th Nike filed a trademark for the word mark “CRYPTOKICKS” with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for use in a wide array of cryptocurrency-related goods and services. The registration is currently live.
Coinbase customers who need to file taxes in the U.S. this year can get a boost from TurboTax, the tax-filing software offered by Intuit Consumer Tax Group.
Blockchain is a disruptive technology that’s poised to change the world and have a major impact on a number of industries in the coming years. Given the interest from potential employers and students alike, some of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world are indeed offering blockchain/cryptocurrency courses and, in some cases, even degrees.
On January 3, 2009, the first event on the Bitcoin blockchain happened, known as the genesis block. Now, a decade later, The cryptocurrency community is being urged to participate in a event dubbed, "proof of keys." The event advocates for people to remove all their cryptocurrencies from third-party crypto exchanges and similar services on January 3, 2019.
Coinbase has confirmed today, October 26, that the company is currently planning an Initial Public Offering (IPO) of $500 million USD at a valuation of $8 billion USD. The rumor was already floating around the internet for the past 24 hours but it was finally confirmed by Ran Neuner, which had already spoken about it. On Twitter, Ran […]
U.S. retail giant Walmart has won a patent for the development of an electrical grid that will be powered by Bitcoin (BTC) or other digital currency, according to a patent application published June 14 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).