Securing the Internet-of-Things with Blockchain

Securing the Internet-of-Things with Blockchain

In the past few years, developments in technology have brought us closer to the hyper-connected world that futurologists imagined in the 1950s. Self-driving cars, computers that can converse in real-time and hyperloop transportation are among the developments that will shape our future beyond what we thought possible. Of all the major trends, the Internet-of-Things (IoT) […]

Scratch That: CryptoKitties Isn't Ethereum's Vision for Apps

Scratch That: CryptoKitties Isn’t Ethereum’s Vision for Apps

Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin cried himself to sleep the night "World of Warcraft" maker Blizzard Entertainment altered his "beloved warlock’s Siphon Life spell." According to Buterin, the online role-playing game forever changed his outlook toward app development. "On that day, I realized what horrors centralized services can bring," he writes on his official "About.me." Aspiring […]

Bitcoin Has Gone Mainstream. That's a Very Big Deal

Bitcoin Has Gone Mainstream. That’s a Very Big Deal

Michael J. Casey is chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor of blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative. Last week, my eighth-grader came home saying that all the boys at school were talking about bitcoin. Some might describe this vignette, and many others like it from the past few weeks, as a […]

Cryptocurrency and ICO Predictions for 2018

Cryptocurrency and ICO Predictions for 2018

What future holds for Cryptocurrency Bitcoin has been the hottest topic in investment circles this year, and the rage has yet to reach its peak. More than 16 million Bitcoins are now circulating worth more than $170 billion – and there’s more to mine yet. It’s moved beyond the criminal spheres of the Silk Road […]

Is Litecoin The Future of Cryptocurrency?

Is Litecoin The Future of Cryptocurrency?

More on Blockchain and Bitcoin Despite bitcoin’s relative youth at just under 10 years old, its fervent popularity has spawned a cryptocurrency revolution and several competitors. An influx of new money from both retail investors and institutional entities means that these alternative cryptocurrencies, or “altcoins”, are under new scrutiny as traders look to diversify away […]

How cryptocurrency mining works: Bitcoin vs. Monero

How cryptocurrency mining works: Bitcoin vs. Monero

Ever wondered why websites that are mining in the background don’t mine for the immensely hot Bitcoin, but for Monero instead? We can explain that. As there are different types of cryptocurrencies, there are also different types of mining. After providing you with some background information about blockchain [ 1 ],[ 2 ] and cryptocurrency […]

BANKEX Aims to Boost Asset Liquidity for Businesses

BANKEX Aims to Boost Asset Liquidity for Businesses

Content Presented by BANKEX Learn More Business is a constant flow of transactions, which are actions with assets. It can be buying, selling, exchanging, renting, lending, pledging, assigning rights, granting licenses and so on… And the easier and faster the transaction is, the better. Ease and speed often depends on the degree of liquidity of […]

How the Internet of Things Has Impacted Small Businesses

How the Internet of Things Has Impacted Small Businesses

@Infobrandz Televisions, smartphones, cars, and even elevators — the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem is bigger than ever before. Not only does it impact the consumer technology market, it has also permeated almost every industry, from agriculture to zoology. According to Gartner, up to 8.4 billion “things” will be connected to the IoT in 2017. […]