Switzerland, a country renowned for its safe-haven status in capital markets, may have missed the opportunity of becoming a top jurisdiction for initial coin offerings. Tim Draper, a high-profile bitcoin enthusiast and early investor of Tesla, SpaceX, and Skype, has crossed the country off the map after the government allowed regulation to dissuade startups from launching…


The cryptocurrency Verge — which prides itself on “security/anonymity/privacy” — was hacked yesterday. In a short period of time, the attacker made off with around 250,000 coins. The hack was discovered by “ocminer,” a poster on Bitcointalk forums, yesterday afternoon. According to ocminer, the attacker took advantage of “several bugs” in Verge’s code to mine an extraordinarily…


Park Won-soon, the Mayor of South Korean Capital Seoul, has announced intentions to pursue the development of blockchain technology in the city. Won-soon stated that there will be a digital currency created for use in Seoul, as well as the setting up of groups dedicated to exploring blockchain technologies and their future implications. Korea Re-Embraces…


U.S. actor and martial arts expert Steven Seagal is again in hot water after another U.S. state has issued warnings about Bitcoiin, of which Seagal is the brand ambassador. Earlier this month New Jersey’s Division of Consumer Affairs announced that the state’s Bureau of Securities had issued an emergency Cease and Desist Order against Bitcoiin, also known as…


It can be difficult to explain cryptocurrency to some people. You get the inevitable question: “Yeah, but what is Bitcoin actually backed by?” When you answer “code and mathematics” you’re almost certainly met with a blank expression. Perhaps if you could answer “the world’s best whisky” instead, you’d get a more favourable response. CaskCoin: The…


Speaking at a press conference on the sidelines of the annual session of the National People’s Congress, Zhou Xiaochuan, the governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), made it clear that the country does not recognize Bitcoin and other digital currencies like it does traditional banking tools such as paper money, coins, and credit…


Cryptocurrency White Papers 101 If you’re interested in the blockchain space, whether as an investor, businessperson, or developer, one thing you can’t avoid is white papers. Every week, there is a new blockchain or cryptocurrency white paper touting new technologies that will “revolutionize” the industry. In addition, many of the major projects in the industry,…


Kage Spatz is a Strategist, Entrepreneur & CEO at Spacetwin — an innovative digital marketing and monetization agency. From banking and secure communications to healthcare and ride-sharing, blockchain will have a huge impact on our future. Of course, to understand how blockchain will change the world, you first need to understand how it works. Have you ever…


Cryptocurrencies value will continues to grow and more people will invest Many of the predictions Blockchain gurus Alex Tapscott and Don Tapscott made predictions in 2017 held up and some were even ridiculed, notably when forecasting that bitcoin would nearly triple in value. Now Don Tapscott, Co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute, has revealed his ten…


Often described as a distributed ledger, blockchain is a technology that allows companies a transparent and secure way to store data in ordered records. Blockchain is also associated with “Bitcoin” (a popular token), “cryptocurrency” (digital tokens of all kinds) and ICO’s (Initial Coin Offerings). And currently the new celebrity accessory is a cryptocurrency endorsement pre-ICO….


Blockchain – it’s the method by which cryptocurrency and other digital transactions can be made in recorded and organized digital form. We’ve written about it before, from a variety of angles, but this report contains something new and exciting in the world of blockchain and all other possibilities stemming from its use. In recent days,…