What Comes After the Cryptocurrency Bubble?

What Comes After the Cryptocurrency Bubble? Joe Pindar is the director of strategy in the office of the chief technology officer at security firm Gemalto. In this opinion piece, Pindar argues that the recent token craze is a blip, and that blockchain technology remains more important in the long term than any currency. If you attend investment…

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Ethereum, Blockchain Can Help Building Decentralized Workforce Network

Ethereum, Blockchain Can Help Building Decentralized Workforce Network Today’s workforce is as centralized as it can possibly be. According to a report by census.gov, 51.6 percent of the US population works at large enterprises. In order to increase efficiency as far as possible, these corporations often have large headquarters and rigid lines of command. However,…

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Brazil Central Bank Chief Compares Bitcoin to Pyramid Scheme

Brazil Central Bank Chief Compares Bitcoin to Pyramid Scheme The head of Brazil’s central bank took a harsh position toward bitcoin earlier this week, comparing the cryptocurrency to a pyramid scheme. According to RttNews, central bank president Ilan Goldfajn was dismissive of recent price appreciation in the bitcoin market. And while he said it was key…

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UBS Tells Clients How to Place Bets on Blockchain Tech

UBS Tells Clients How to Place Bets on Blockchain Tech UBS has some advice for investors looking to capture the rising interest in blockchain: invest in the companies that will spur adoption or be among the first to apply the tech. The financial services firm’s new report, “Cryptocurrencies – Beneath the bubble,” dives into both…

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Web Creator Tim Berners-Lee: Blockchain Builders Should Beware Misuse

Web Creator Tim Berners-Lee: Blockchain Builders Should Beware Misuse “Be careful. Think.” Said by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, best known for inventing the World Wide Web, this statement of caution cut to the heart of his whirlwind talk at Ripple’s Swell conference in Toronto today. During the keynote, Berners-Lee recounted his time creating the web, leaving attendees…

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CFTC Aligns With SEC: ICO Tokens Can Be Commodities

CFTC Aligns With SEC: ICO Tokens Can Be Commodities The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has said that it may consider tokens issued through initial coin offerings (ICOs) may be considered as commodities. The publication was released by LabCFTC, a fintech initiative within the US regulator that was launched in May. A broad-ranging release, it…

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Swiss City of Zug Backs Blockchain Asset Trade Group

Swiss City of Zug Backs Blockchain Asset Trade Group The government of the Canton of Zug is supporting a newly launched trade group that aims to promote the use of blockchain technology in the asset management industry. Announced during the first annual M-0 blockchain conference in Switzerland’s “Crypto Valley,” the Multichain Asset Management Association (MAMA)…

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Downplaying 'Digital Assets': Blockchain Reigns at Ripple's Swell Event

Downplaying 'Digital Assets': Blockchain Reigns at Ripple's Swell Event At Ripple’s inaugural conference, it was all about the use case. On day one of its much-anticipated Swell event in Toronto yesterday, panels largely centered on the distributed ledger company’s existing clients and proofs-of-concept. There, representatives from Banco Santander and Siam Commercial Bank talked about how…

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Former Bitmain Chip Designer Seeks to Revoke Mining Giant's Patent

Former Bitmain Chip Designer Seeks to Revoke Mining Giant's Patent Bitcoin’s most controversial mining firm, Bitmain, is under threat of having a key chip patent revoked. Forcing a review of the patent is an ex-employee of the China-based mining giant: former director of design Yang Zuoxing, who has now founded a rival mining firm called…

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Litecoin: Price Analysis, October 16

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Litecoin: Price Analysis, October 16 The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of authors/contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. * BTC/USD, ETH/USD and LTC/USD market data is…

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