Details Emerge on Singapore Central Bank’s Blockchain R&D

Details Emerge on Singapore Central Bank’s Blockchain R&D The Monetary Authority of Singapore has revealed a three-step plan to connect the world’s central banks via distributed ledger technology. The two-phase effort called “Project Ubin” would see global central banks settling cross-border transactions in real time via a blockchain. Unlike the current system, where only high-value or…

Bitcoin Experiences Rapid Growth and High Trading in Africa

South Africa has already witnessed a surge of bitcoin interest and activity as the digital currency has taken a foothold in the country. It now appears bitcoin is seeing rapid growth in other areas of Africa. Razor-Forex recently posted data from Coin Dance suggesting Tanzania and Nigeria have both seen increased bitcoin trading.  Also read: Indian Bitcoin

KICKICO: Bringing Transparency to Crowdfunding and ICO

I’ve been passionate about crowdfunding industry since 2011. My craze towards the said sector has influenced me to get involved in thousands of Kickstarter campaigns. Moreover, I am also credited for creating the biggest community of Russian-speaking crowdfunding enthusiasts, Russians on Kickstarter. Crowdfunding, to me, is all about community’s love and hope towards an idea

Texas Congressman Calls for Stricter Cryptocurrency Regulations

Texas Congressman Calls for Stricter Cryptocurrency Regulations Texas congressman Roger Williams has called for controls on cryptocurrencies to ensure they do not aid crime or terrorist activities. The rapid rise in popularity of Bitcoin has highlighted the evolution of cryptocurrency. Consequently, it has invited a lot of criticism and skepticism as well.  Most skeptics address risks due to…

Artificial Intelligence is Coming to Police Body Cameras in the U.S.

Making existing technology more intelligent and efficient is a top priority for many companies. Motorola, a well-known manufacturer in the world of consumer electronics, is looking to improve police body cameras. The partnership between Motorola Solutions and Neurala will introduce artificial intelligence to various body cameras and software solutions. Artificial Intelligence and Police Body Cameras The partnership between

Self-Confessed Hacker from Pennsylvania Admits Stealing Almost $40 Mln Worth of Bitcoin

Man from Pennsylvania was caught stealing $40 mln worth of Bitcoin. Hacker Theodore Price has admitted to investigators from the Northampton Township Police Department in Pennsylvania that he has stolen millions of dollars in Bitcoin. The discovery of the heist was made after Price was accused of stealing laptop computers owned by the parents of

Dubai Set to Achieve Goal of Becoming First Blockchain Government by 2020

Dubai Set to Achieve Goal of Becoming First Blockchain Government by 2020 Dubai is quickly achieving its goal of becoming the world’s first blockchain-powered government to utilize the technology for all transactions by 2020. Speaking at the recently held CIOMajlis (Chief Information Officer’s) session on ‘Blockchain Technology,’ Ahmad Al Mulla, chairman of CIOMajlis, said: Dubai is a…

Cryptocurrency Market Cap Grows to US$95bn Thanks to Strong Bitcoin Price Momentum

Cryptocurrency Market Cap Grows to US$95bn Thanks to Strong Bitcoin Price Momentum Numbers play a critical role in the world of cryptocurrency. Everyone wants to know how much particular coins and tokens are worth or what their market cap is. After a week filled with ups and downs, we can now state the total cryptocurrency…