Outer space and blockchain economics

Outer space and blockchain economics

It may seem surprising, but one solution to the problem of power consumption in blockchain mining might be simply to move the mining process completely off the planet.

Making or marketing? Sure signs of a winning ICO

Making or marketing? Sure signs of a winning ICO

46 percent of ICOs failed in 2017. Here's what you need to know about the other 54 percent.

Does bitcoin's original vision need to be restored?

Does bitcoin's original vision need to be restored?

Bitcoin's original vision was a libertarian's dream come true. But looking at the current state of bitcoin, it's hard to recognize that original vision.

Will Satoshi emerge to restore bitcoin's original vision?

Will Satoshi emerge to restore bitcoin's original vision?

Bitcoin was founded on anti-establishment principles. Now that it's becoming "Establishment," will Satoshi emerge to restore the cryptocurrency to his original vision? More importantly, can it be restored?

Is blockchain the future of accounting?

Is blockchain the future of accounting?

Blockchain holds the potential to "break and remake" any data-driven industry. Accounting certainly fits the description. It won't happen tomorrow, but in the not-very-distant future, blockchain is sure to radically change the way accountants crunch the numbers.

The wild, wild world of ICOs

The wild, wild world of ICOs

Things move fast in the ICO arena, where new offerings are cropping up at a breakneck pace, and regulatory entities are just beginning to catch up. But stakeholders in this innovative new world are beginning to get a handle on ICO best practices. Here's what you need to know ...

3 ways digital signage can benefit from blockchain

3 ways digital signage can benefit from blockchain

Distributed ledger technology has the potential to revolutionize virtually every industry — and digital signage is no exception.

How quantum computing will break blockchain — and what to do about it

How quantum computing will break blockchain — and what to do about it

On the eve of the inevitable arrival of full-power, blockchain-busting quantum computing, the blockchain industry must learn to manage the strategic uncertainty associated with the threat timeline and the investment required to migrate to quantum-resistant cryptosystems.

Is a hard fork the answer for the bitcoin blockchain?

Is a hard fork the answer for the bitcoin blockchain?

Hard forks in the bitcoin blockchain have been contentious and, as yet, not one of them has succeeded. With this in mind, is a hard fork the best solution?

When will the internet become the Internet of Value?

When will the internet become the Internet of Value?

The Internet of Value is not just an upgrade to the internet, but a powerful driver, one that can change our future by re-architecting financial and social systems and by reinventing the ways we interact with them.

Why retailers should be sold on blockchain

Why retailers should be sold on blockchain

Retail is one of the interesting areas where different uses of blockchain could improve speed to market and enable more efficient business practices.

Whoppercoin, the cryptocurrency that lets Russians 'have it their way'

Whoppercoin, the cryptocurrency that lets Russians 'have it their way'

The Burger King franchise in Russia has rolled out a loyalty program built around the 'Whoppercoin.' It's a cryptocurrency that customers can traffic in online or trade in for free burgers. Could it also be a signal that Russia is softening its hostile stance toward virtual currency?

Blockchain in the economy of self-sustaining devices

Blockchain in the economy of self-sustaining devices

Blockchain, the Internet of Things and the sharing economy — how do these emerging trends relate to one another? In fact their interconnection is much deeper than one might think.

Real estate blockchain startup announces ICO

Las Vegas-based blockchain startup REcoin Group has announced launch dates for its cryptocurrency crowdsale. The ICO is set to go live on Aug.

The current state of blockchain regulation

The current state of blockchain regulation

With new technologies, it takes a while for regulation to catch up. Blockchain technology is no exception. While we are slowly beginning to see standards emerge, the reputation of blockchain is still marred by the criminal aspects of bitcoin.

Introducing Blockchain Tech News

Introducing Blockchain Tech News

Virtual Currency Today is becoming Blockchain Technology News. Editor Suzanne Cluckey explains what all the change is about.

Should governments use blockchain technology?

Should governments use blockchain technology?

The Trump administration has expressed interest in blockchain technology, which raises a few questions: Should government entities use the blockchain? And if so, what are some of the use cases?

Following death blow to Winklevoss ETF, bitcoin bounces back

Following death blow to Winklevoss ETF, bitcoin bounces back

The price of bitcoin is off only about 5 percent since Friday, when the SEC nixed the Winklevoss-backed proposal for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund. Which raises the question, "Was the commission's decision a foregone conclusion from the get-go?"

SEC ruling on bitcoin ETF marks a turning point either way

SEC ruling on bitcoin ETF marks a turning point either way

Whichever way the US Securities and Exchange Commission rules on a proposal by the Winklevoss twins for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund, the agency's decision will have a positive impact on the future of digital currencies.

The rise and rise of bitcoin; how virtual currencies are taking over

The rise and rise of bitcoin; how virtual currencies are taking over

Virtual currencies offer numerous benefits over more traditional currencies. Being decentralized, they are less susceptible to online fraud. As digital currencies, they also afford security from physical world currency issues such as theft or loss.

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