Token Forum Ushers In New Age of Blockchain Excitement in Seattle

Token Forum Ushers In New Age of Blockchain Excitement in Seattle

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Although 2018–full of steep price drops and unfulfilled crypto promises–has been a difficult year for the cryptocurrency market, innovators, investors and legislators continue to build and plan for a blockchain-based future. Jonathan Gagliardoni is the CEO and founder of Token Forum. Jonathon Gagliardoni hosted the first Token Forum Seattle on Aug. 9 at the Columbia…

First Crypto IPO on London Stock Exchange Captures $32.5 Million

First Crypto IPO on London Stock Exchange Captures $32.5 Million

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London-based mining operation Argo is the first cryptocurrency firm to successfully launch an IPO on the London Stock Exchange, capturing £25 million (USD $32.5 million) in investor capital. The August 3, 2018 launch of the public offering provides retail investors with the opportunity to purchase ordinary shares in the mining organization, which operates a mining facility…

Answering Vitalik Buterin’s 7 Hard Questions For the Blockchain World Part 6: Proof of Centralization

Answering Vitalik Buterin’s 7 Hard Questions For the Blockchain World Part 6: Proof of Centralization

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Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin put forward a series of open questions to the cryptocurrency community in a recent discussion with Mars Finance International WeChat group, postulating seven issues present within the blockchain ecosystem. Buterin’s “hard questions for any blockchain people” deal with some of the biggest obstacles that stand between the current state of blockchain…

Answering Vitalik Buterin’s 7 Hard Questions For the Blockchain World Part 5: Proof of Waste

Answering Vitalik Buterin’s 7 Hard Questions For the Blockchain World Part 5: Proof of Waste

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Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin put forward a series of open questions to the cryptocurrency community in a recent discussion with Mars Finance International WeChat group, postulating seven issues present within the blockchain ecosystem. Buterin’s “hard questions for any blockchain people” deal with some of the biggest obstacles that stand between the current state of blockchain…

Ethereum Is Getting Its First Top-Level Domain Name

Ethereum Is Getting Its First Top-Level Domain Name

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A new partnership will allow ethereum users to register their addresses to a top-level domain name.

Tickets Now On Sale for San Francisco's First 'Blockchain Music Festival'

Tickets Now On Sale for San Francisco's First 'Blockchain Music Festival'

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Tickets for the first music festival, set to be powered by blockchain technology this October, are going on sale Wednesday.

Markets Report: July Posts Second Strongest Monthly BTC Performance of 2018

Markets Report: July Posts Second Strongest Monthly BTC Performance of 2018

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Looking at the monthly charts, July saw BTC produce its second best performing month of price action during 2018 after gaining in value by more than 20%. By contrast, the majority of leading cryptocurrency markets by capitalization posted their third consecutive red monthly candle. Stellar was the highest performing top crypto market during July, gaining…

Australian Bank Utilizes Ethereum for Cross-Border Shipments

Australian Bank Utilizes Ethereum for Cross-Border Shipments

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A 17-ton, cross-border container of almonds was successfully transported from Australia to Germany utilizing the Ethereum blockchain, in a collaborative move between Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) and five logistics organizations. Augmenting Shipping Systems The development represented one of the first instances of a state-backed shipment facilitating using blockchain technology. Apart from the growing technology,…

Reddit Co-Founder, Alexis Ohanian: ‘BTC $20K, ETH $1.5K by End of 2018’

Reddit Co-Founder, Alexis Ohanian: ‘BTC $20K, ETH $1.5K by End of 2018’

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Emerging from a multi-month downtrend, the cryptocurrency market is starting to rebound from its yearly lows. Showing optimism for the industry, Reddit Co-founder Alexis Ohanian upheld his end-of-year $20K Bitcoin and $1.5K Ethereum price predictions for 2018. ‘BTC $20K, ETH $1.5K by End of 2018’ Co-Founder of Reddit and Initialized Capital, Ohanian confirmed his 2018…

World’s First Legal Literature on ICOs Calls Out Fundraising Method

World’s First Legal Literature on ICOs Calls Out Fundraising Method

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A University of Pennsylvania legal research report concluded Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have mostly “failed” to reflect on their contractual promises as described in their whitepapers. ICO Projects a Far-Fetched Endeavour Titled “Coin-Operated Capitalism,” the paper was released on July 17, 2018, and aims to explore ICOs as a legitimate option of fundraising. The paper…