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Healthcare Needs to Innovate. Enter Blockchain Technology.
Given that 2018 has been an especially terrible year for cryptocurrencies - and an eleventh-hour rally is highly unlikely - one could argue that this is the year when the most interesting discussions around blockchain have been about all the ways how it can be utilized for innovation beyond digital coins. Having evolved from the days when it was introduced
Study Finds 3 in 4 Irish People Would Not Consider a Career in Blockchain
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Despite European spend on blockchain set to soar to €3.5 billion in the next five years, a lack of understanding of how the technology works is holding Irish people back from pursuing  a career in blockchain MichaelWuensch / Pixabay Dublin, Ireland — November 15, 2018 — As Ireland cements its status as a leading European technology hub, new research has
Bitcoin’s Price Falls Below $6,000 Support – Experts Comment
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As bitcoin continues its plunge below $6,000, I thought you may want comments on what’s causing this drop from Mati Greenspan, Senior Market Analyst at eToro, as well as Ken Lang, CTO of COSIMO Ventures and early ndau collective member. Please see below for Mati and Ken’s comments and let me know if you have any additional questions or if
China’s Ping An to Build Blockchain and AI-Based ‘Smart City’
Less than a quarter after it published a paper on Smart Cities, Chinese insurance giant Ping An is now slated to build one. According to the CoinTelegraph, the Ping An Insurance Group has signed an agreement with the Sanya municipal government to build a “smart city” backed with blockchain, AI, big data, and cloud computing technologies. The deal is part
Bitcoin Scams Being Advertised on Twitter Through Fake Elon Musk Profiles and Other Verified Twitter Accounts
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Off the back of news that cryptocurrency scams are on the rise on Twitter, with Elon Musk impersonators hijacking verified Twitter accounts to promote bitcoin scams, I wanted to see if you might be interested in commentary from experts in the blockchain space on the importance of regulated and legal avenues of investment in driving the mainstream adoption of crypto?
Blockchain Startup Proposes Communes for San Francisco’s Homeless
It’s so Bay Area. Hours before an election in which San Francisco voters voted to approve a new tax (Proposition C) to fund homeless services, I got a PR pitch from a cryptocurrency-based real estate company suggesting that the city beta test an agricultural commune to help solve its homelessness problem. Software developer Natalia Karayaneva, CEO of Bay Area real
Charlie Munger 'Bitcoin Is Worthless Artificial Gold… It’s a Scum-Ball Activity'
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Charlie Munger once again disses bitcoin says, “bitcoin is worthless artificial gold,” an interview with CNBC. Bill Gates and Warren Buffett weigh in. Charlie Munger “Bitcoin Is Worthless Artificial Gold… It’s A Scum-ball Activity” Q3 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Transcript Bitcoin is worthless artificial gold. Which if it succeeds it good. So there is a lot of illicit
Two School Principals in China Were Busted For Mining Ethereum at Work
There's a lot of rules you could be caught breaking at school that will get you into trouble: Passing notes in class, sleeping during class, fighting, cheating on a test, smoking a cigarette in the bathroom, etc. But mining cryptocurrency on a middle school campus has got to be the most 2018 version of breaking school rules that could happen.
Nippon Wealth, Shinsei Bank Team up With Blockchain Startup ConsenSys
Nippon Wealth is looking to “bring innovation to the fintech space,” and apparently, it brought in some big guns to help it. According to a press release, the Hong Kong-based wealth manager has made an alliance with Japanese finance giant Shinsei Bank, Singaporean private equity firm Tribay Capital, and Brooklyn-headquartered blockchain startup ConsenSys. Through it, Nippon Wealth aims to “explore
21 Places to Learn How Cryptocurrency Works (And How to Invest in It!)
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It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner investor or one with advanced knowledge of crypto, you should always strive to learn more. ICOholder has published an infographic listing the sources of that knowledge. How Cryptocurrency Works Here’s a rundown of some of our favorites: Invest Like the Best is a podcast by Patrick O’Shaughnessy about investing. There is a