Monthly Archives: June 2018

IBM Launches Blockchain-Powered Media Transactions Tracker to Prevent Advertising Fraud

Digital giant IBM introduces a blockchain-based pilot for tracking digital media transactions to “clean things up” in ad industry. IBM iX has partnered with software supplier Mediaocean to launch a blockchain-powered tracker for digital media transactions, the company tweeted June 19. IBM iX is the business and tech consulting wing of international technology giant IBM. According to IBM iX, the main purpose for applying blockchain in the media ecosystem is to “clean things up” in the media buying industry.   “The promise of #blockchain will scale the opportunity […]

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Turcoin Ponzi Scheme Exposed, Founders Flee with Millions

Turkey’s so called “national” crypto, Turcoin, has turned out to be a classical example of a Ponzi scheme, local media reported. The founders of the “alternative” digital currency are believed to have fled the country with millions of dollars collected from defrauded investors. The company behind the Turkish token stopped distributing dividends earlier in June.   Also read: Indian Ponzi Scheme-Funded Cryptocurrency Mine Raided by Police ‘National, Alternative, Rivaling Bitcoin’ Turcoin, presented as a “rival to the global virtual currency bitcoin,” has been exposed as just another […]

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Chain Accelerator Opens Its Doors to Blockchain, Crypto Startups in France

Chain Accelerator has launched in France. It is the first startup acceleratordedicated to the blockchain that can call Europe its home. Among the organization’s chief operators are Hyperloop Transportation Technologies chairman Bibop G. Gresta, former SWIFT CEO Leonard Schrank, and Ledger president Pascal Gauthier. The company will assist startups with initial coin offerings (ICOs), business development plans, marketing and public relations. In a statement, co-founder Nicolas Cantu explained, “At a time when the President and the Government want to make Paris the capital of the ICOs, Chain […]

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Driving Blockchain Forward: Automotive Advances With Blockchain Technology

The automotive space is finding new and exciting ways to utilize the burgeoning technology that is Blockchain The automotive industry is regarded as one of the more cutting edge sectors that often leads the way for new technologies such as artificial intelligence and autonomous systems. Blockchain is being seen as one such technology, and it is unsurprising that the industry is immersing itself in this new space. Car manufacturers have been quietly picking up on the blockchain phenomenon, trying to figure out different ways in which they […]

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“I Am the Real Satoshi” Claims Hawaiian Man After Filing Bitcoin Cash Trademark

This week the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community had found that two trademark filings for the phrase ‘Bitcoin Cash’ were registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) over the past year. One trademark filing was registered with the USPTO on May 18, 2018, but the individual who registered it is an accused con-artist from Hawaii who was charged with bilking millions of dollars from residents within the Honolulu region in 2001. Also Read: Chainbet Protocol Adds Trustless Multiplayer Bets, Auctions, and Dice Rolls A Bitcoin Cash […]

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A Little Bank But A Lot Of Cryptocurrency Clients

Who’s The Bank? One forward-thinking bank in the United States is certainly flying the flag for Cryptocurrencies. Metropolitan Commercial Bank is one of the only banks that is, especially when it comes to Bitcoin. The bank is currently dealing with millions of dollars worth of Cryptocurrencies and is actively on the lookout for more clients and Cryptocurrency firms. It’s Paying Off The bank’s team has realized just how important and actually life-changing the Cryptocurrency industry is. It is fully aware of the impact that this new digital […]

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Cointelegraph Launches Aggregator Platform for DApp Discovery, Analysis

Cointelegraph launches decentralized application aggregator and rankings at dapphub.cointelegraph.com. Tuesday, June 19, Cointelegraph is announcing the launch of an aggregator for decentralized applications (DApps), DApphub, for easy discovery and analysis of the growing number of DApps in existence. Cointelegraph’s DApphub allows crypto enthusiasts to view information about each DApp in one place, including a description, specifics about current status, developers, and popularity. DApphub’s listings can be arranged according to various criteria, including their Ethereum (ETH) balance and number of users, to determine a given DApp’s popularity. Any […]

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The Anonymous Bitcoin.org Owner Accuses BTC Mining Pools of Centralization

There’s been a lot of controversy over the past few weeks stemming from the anonymous Twitter handle and co-owner of Bitcoin.org, ‘Cobra Bitcoin.’ The well-known BTC community member has been at the forefront of contentious subjects for many years now, and this week Cobra is claiming that one man has control of more than 51 percent of the BTC network. Also Read: Freedom of the Press Foundation Now Accepts Five Cryptocurrencies The Infamous Snake Twitter Handle ‘Cobra Bitcoin’ Claims Bitmain Controls 80 Percent of the BTC Hashrate […]

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Digital Future Council Assembles Roster of Industry Leaders in Media, Tech

The Digital Future Council made its public debut on June 18, 2018, at the 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. With founding members from such organizations as IBM, Vice, CNN, Lego and Warner Bros., the council was formed as an informational intermediary to find common ground between creative and technological industries. The Digital Future Council will be introducing a fresh batch of founding members with its official launch. These names include Meltem Demirors, CSO of CoinShares; Charles Manning, CEO of Kochava; Chad Andrews, global solutions leader […]

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Cambodian Regulators Say Dealing in Crypto Without License Is Illegal

Dealing in crypto without obtaining a license from relevant authorities has been declared illegal in Cambodia by the central bank. Dealing in cryptocurrencies without obtaining a license from relevant authorities has been declared illegal in Cambodia, according to an official statement published Tuesday, June 19. The joint statement was first penned on May 11 by the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), the Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia (SECC) and the General-Commissariat of National Police, and has now been publicly released on the NBC website: “Competent authorities […]

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