How Blockchain Can Transform Digital Media

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In an era of digital triumphs, trials, and security breaches, 2018 has simultaneously become both the best and worst time to be a content creator in the digital media space. While it’s now easier than ever for writers and artists to share their work with the world, whether it’s through publishing an e-book on Amazon…

Decentralization Is Not the Answer

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These are turbulent days for crypto. The price of Bitcoin on Coinbase dipped to $3300 in early December, its lowest point since August 2017. The amount of capital raised through ICOs has declined in the second half of 2018, and the flow of U.S. money into new ICOs dried up well before that. The specter…

ArcBlock CEO: Why Blockchain’s ‘Just Not There Yet’

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In his mission to build the “Amazon Web Services of the blockchain age,” ArcBlock CEO Robert Mao outlines a problem that finds blockchain in a technological purgatory. The Trouble with Blockchain ArcBlock CEO Robert believes blockchain’s utopian promises to disrupt, decentralize, and democratize are by no means hot air. The veteran software engineer and former…

Nasdaq Reportedly Looking into Bitcoin Futures Despite Plunging Prices

Nasdaq Reportedly Looking into Bitcoin Futures Despite Plunging Prices

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The world’s second largest stock exchange, Nasdaq, is reportedly planning to introduce a Bitcoin futures market within the first quarter of 2019. The Bitcoin market has plunged by more than 80 percent across the spot markets, data from CryptoSlate has shown, but it hasn’t deterred the world second largest stock exchange from eyeing the lucrative…

Ohio First State to Accept Bitcoin: Calling Crypto Secure, Transparent, and Low Cost

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Beginning Nov. 26, Ohio will begin accepting Bitcoin payments for twenty-three kinds of business taxes. The state will become the first in the United States–and one of the first governments in the world–to accept cryptocurrency. Up until now, there have been concerns that Bitcoin would not become a suitable means for conducting payments, instead, describing…

Ron Paul Twitter Survey: 50% of People Prefer Bitcoin as a Long-Term Investment

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In a recent Twitter poll issued by retired United States politician Ron Paul, half of the respondents indicated they would choose Bitcoin as a long-term investment over treasury bonds, Federal Reserve notes, and even gold. Ron Paul is a retired Republican and Libertarian politician, three-time presidential candidate, and former congressman of Texas’s 22nd congressional district.…

FanWide’s Bringing Tokens to Game Night [INTERVIEW]

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With a hop and a skip, the blockchain industry may fast be proving its barebones infrastructure is ready to withstand the supersonic strains of the next tech boom. The president and chief architect of FanWide, for one, seems to think for the “world’s largest fan club network”, blockchain is a no-brainer. CryptoSlate sat down with…

Binance Launches Cryptocurrency Analysis and Altcoin Research Division

Binance Launches Cryptocurrency Analysis and Altcoin Research Division

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Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance launches altcoin research lab. The lab will focus on analyzing the investment potential of projects and sharing this information with the general public. The Launch of Binance Research Binance launched its research lab November 8th. Starting this week, in-house research teams will conduct thorough reviews and perform due diligence on each…

Maduro Says Petro Purchasers Can Exchange It For Any Crypto, Plans to Take Petro to OPEC in 2019

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Allegations that Venezuela’s Petro cryptocurrency is all hot air hasn’t stopped President Nicolas Maduro from announcing a special exchange period for the Petro, and that he’ll be presenting it to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) next year as a unit of account for Venezuelan oil. RT @PresidencialVen: #NOTICIA NEWS: Everyone who saves…

China’s Central Bank Calls for More Government Oversight on Blockchain

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China’s central bank the People’s Bank of China (PBC) encouraged the government to increase supervision of blockchain-related ventures in a working paper released on Tuesday, warning that “bubbles were apparent,” according to Reuters. “China to Strengthen Supervision on Blockchain-Related Financing, Investment” by REUTERS via NYT https://t.co/A9MGNo1Z9d #crypto #blockchain — ACO (@altcoinore) November 6, 2018 ‘Cannot…