Blockcast.cc Exclusive Interview with Pavel Matveev, CEO of Wirex: “Our industry does not respect tradition – it only respects innovation.”

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Trump’s chloroquine hype is a misinformation problem bigger than social media

Since late March, President Donald Trump has been promoting the antimalarial drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as treatments for the novel coronavirus. Among other things, he’s described “strong, powerful signs” that the drugs work and called them potentially “one of the biggest game-changers in the history of medicine.” That will be fantastic if it proves true,…

#Binance co-launches $50m blockchain fund for #India

Binance co-launches $50m blockchain fund for India

CoinGenius Presents Collective Intelligence, Virtual Conference Begins Tomorrow at 8:30am PT

LOS ANGELES, April 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via CryptoCurrencyWire -- CoinGenius, an advanced intelligence and analytics platform specifically intended for cryptocurrency...

Programmable fintech payments startup Sila raises $7.7M seed to wipe out ACH

Fintech is white hot these days, with major acquisitions and funding rounds galore. It’s also a relatively new space, with startups only really breaching the thicket of regulations that defines the modern banking and finance world in the past few years. So it is fascinating to watch how Shamir Karkal, one of the original fintech…

The Team Behind #CryptoKitties Is One Step Closer to Leaving #Ethereum

Mar 5, 2020 at 14:00 UTCUpdated Mar 5, 2020 at 20:22 UTCDapper Labs product lead Kim Cope (right) speaks at Consensus 2019. (Photo via CoinDesk archives)One of Ethereum’s early stars is pinning its future hopes to a blockchain of its own making.Dapper Labs, the startup that raised roughly $39 million from venture capitalists after its…

NASDAQ Sets Ex-Dividend Date for Overstock’s Innovative Digital Dividend

Company confirms key dividend dates SALT LAKE CITY, April 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) announces that it has received...

STO Issuance Platforms – Creating Compliant Digital Securities

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Ethereum’s 96% Google Search Ardour Drop Has This Mandatory Silver Lining

Ethereum’s search decline is slightly worse than Bitcoin’s. Roughly 96% of search interest originating from the United States has disappeared. A glance at ETH’s developer count reveals a silver lining for Ethereum. Nearly two years on from Ethereum’s all-time high, Google search interest for the No.1 altcoin has plunged 96%. Ethereum Popularity Nosedives Along with…

Bitcoin Crashes Along With U.S. Stocks, Exposing ‘Haven’ Myth

Bitcoin’s price touched an intraday low of $8,620.00, its worst showing in a month. The sudden drop follows a chaotic two days for U.S. stocks, as the Dow crashed almost 2,000 points over that stretch. Gold has rallied in the wake of the stock-market collapse while bitcoin has languished. Bitcoin’s price declined sharply on Wednesday,…

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Crypto.com Lists VeChain’s VET Token

HONG KONG, June 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Crypto.com, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, announced today that it has listed VeChain's VET Token to...

ArcBlock Announces New Decentralized Identity Solution and First of Its Kind DID Wallet

NEW YORK, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry-leading, interconnected blockchain network pioneer ArcBlock announced a W3C DID-compatible, decentralized identity solution, during the Consensus 2019 conference,...

Bitcoin – Beginners Series – BTC Intro and Why a $1 Million Bitcoin is Possible

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Larger Electric Vehicle Parc to Generate Investment Opportunities in the Utility Grid Infrastructure

With greater vehicle electrification and the rise of disruptive technologies such as vehicle-to-grid (V2G) and peer-to-peer blockchain trading, utilities are expected to employ smart...

Tezos Korea Foundation Joins Forces with Yonsei University to Promote Blockchain

The South Korean arm of the Tezos Foundation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Yonsei University for the development of unique talents and expertise in blockchain technology, according to a press release published by Tezos. The release reads…

Trump’s chloroquine hype is a misinformation problem bigger than social media

Since late March, President Donald Trump has been promoting the antimalarial drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as treatments for the novel coronavirus. Among other things, he’s described “strong, powerful signs” that the drugs work and called them potentially “one of the biggest game-changers in the history of medicine.” That will be fantastic if it proves true,…

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Conduent Announces Clifford A. Skelton Named As CEO And Board Member

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Aug. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Conduent Incorporated (NYSE: CNDT), a digital interactions company, today announced that effective August 6, 2019, Clifford...

4 Trends That Will Rewire the Inner Workings of the Fintech Industry

FinTech The past few decades have seen entrepreneurs sprinting to innovate and exploit outdated process gaps for riches. Image credit: jamesteohart | Getty Images Andrew Medal Contributor Serial Entrepreneur, Digital Strategist, Web Designer, Author, Volunteer June 14, 2019 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Financial technology (fintech) refers to the…

Blockchain protocol to prevent counterfeit pharmaceutical sales

Portland State University researcher Nirupama Bulusu wants to prevent counterfeit pharmaceuticals from flooding the market. Bulusu recently published a blockchain protocol that could do just that. Bulusu, professor of computer science at the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science, worked with PSU computer science doctoral student Naif Alzahrani to publish "A new product anti-counterfeiting…

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Trump’s chloroquine hype is a misinformation problem bigger than social media

Since late March, President Donald Trump has been promoting the antimalarial drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as treatments for the novel coronavirus. Among other things, he’s described “strong, powerful signs” that the drugs work and called them potentially “one of the biggest game-changers in the history of medicine.” That will be fantastic if it proves true,…

#Binance co-launches $50m blockchain fund for #India

Binance co-launches $50m blockchain fund for India

CoinGenius Presents Collective Intelligence, Virtual Conference Begins Tomorrow at 8:30am PT

LOS ANGELES, April 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via CryptoCurrencyWire -- CoinGenius, an advanced intelligence and analytics platform specifically intended for cryptocurrency traders,...

Programmable fintech payments startup Sila raises $7.7M seed to wipe out ACH

Fintech is white hot these days, with major acquisitions and funding rounds galore. It’s also a relatively new space, with startups only really breaching the thicket of regulations that defines the modern banking and finance world in the past few years. So it is fascinating to watch how Shamir Karkal, one of the original fintech…

The Team Behind #CryptoKitties Is One Step Closer to Leaving #Ethereum

Mar 5, 2020 at 14:00 UTCUpdated Mar 5, 2020 at 20:22 UTCDapper Labs product lead Kim Cope (right) speaks at Consensus 2019. (Photo via CoinDesk archives)One of Ethereum’s early stars is pinning its future hopes to a blockchain of its own making.Dapper Labs, the startup that raised roughly $39 million from venture capitalists after its…

NASDAQ Sets Ex-Dividend Date for Overstock’s Innovative Digital Dividend

Company confirms key dividend dates SALT LAKE CITY, April 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) announces that it has received an...

Why Blockchain-Enabled Digital Ecosystems Are Vital To Your Digital Transformation

Blockchain is being used by leading organizations to aid in the adoption of digital ecosystems. While ecosystems have been in existence in some form or another for quite some time, digital changes all that. Digital ecosystems exceed the sum of their connections; they are complex, adaptive, learning and self-organizing. Examples such as Uber or Airbnb…

Deliveroo, Graphcore and other big UK startups say they’re being cut out of COVID-19 lending relief

The U.K. government, like a number of other countries around the world such as the U.S., has stepped up its pace in providing relief in the form of loans for businesses being impacted by the coronavirus health crisis and the related shutdown that we’ve seen across the economy and life as we knew it. But…

Canaan Inc. Reports Unaudited Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Financial Results

HANGZHOU, China, April 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canaan Inc. (NASDAQ: CAN) ("Canaan" or the "Company"), a leading high-performance computing solutions provider, today...