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Crypto Winter Is Leaving As Blockchain Bounces Back?
The Bitcoin market has seen multiple ups and downs in the past couple of years, and yet there are still people investing. For the past few months, Bitcoin has been going down, and has been said to be in a “Crypto Winter.” The money flow index, or MFI, is showing signs that Bitcoin hit its low in December, bottoming out
Hong Kong Blockchain Week: Day One and Day Two Highlights
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The global blockchain community descended on Hong Kong Tuesday as NexChange kicked off its annual Hong Kong Blockchain Week. Hong Kong Blockchain Week is a five-day event which focuses on the latest developments and insights into the ever-evolving, real-world applications of blockchain technology. It features over 175 speakers from blockchain’s most illustrious companies, and consequently, is slated to become Hong
Women In Tech: What The Blockchain Industry Is Saying
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This Friday, 8th March will mark International Women’s Day — a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women, while also marking a call to action for accelerating gender balance. While there is still a lack of women in tech across the board, blockchain is one area growing at an exponential rate with a worryingly extreme
Gates, a16z Invest In KoBold Metals, AI Startup Hunting Ethical Cobalt
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The majority of the world's cobalt – a crucial metal for the lithium-ion batteries powering everything from cellular telephones to cars – is mined in exploitative conditions in the Democratic Republic of Congo, often by children. FreightWaves reported on the difficulty of sourcing ethical cobalt a year ago. Last month, FreightWaves covered a blockchain-based project led by Ford Motor Company,
Columbia Transport Joins BiTA
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Columbia Transport s.r.l. has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). An Italian full-service international freight forwarder serving all major worldwide destinations, Columbia Transport assists product movement from and to Italy. BiTA is dedicated to developing best practices and standards for blockchain in the transportation industry. Read more at Benzinga. Photo: uberof202 ff
#Deletecoinbase Movement, Quadriga – Kraken Comment
Jesse Powell, CEO of Kraken, on the #deletecoinbase movement and Quadriga – details below. vjkombajn / Pixabay [REITs] Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc 1. #deletecoinbase Twitter is ablaze with #deletecoinbase. Coinbase has acquired a company that’s run by the former CTO/COO and other senior members of a spyware firm that helped oppressive regimes (such as Ethiopia, Sudan, Bahrain,
World Business Angels Investment Forum Tackles Financial Inclusion
The 2019 World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF) came to a close last month and as always, the event was a resounding success. The WBAF Congress is a multi-day event which aims, as per WBAF Chairman Baybars Altuntas, to “empower the world economy through innovation, startups, scaleups, high-growth businesses and angel investment.” It covers a wide range of topics, including
Here’s One Possible Indirect Impact From JPM Coin: Dick Bove
One of the biggest announcements to hit the crypto space recently was JPMorgan’s announcement that it has developed its own cryptocurrency, which it’s calling JPM Coin. Numerous news headlines were quick to link this news with the bitcoin price, and it is possible that the news did drive some bitcoin buying. vjkombajn / Pixabay However, such buying would have come
Male And Female Entrepreneurs In Startups
Men still dominate the UK startup landscape, with 80.6% of companies launched between 2000-2018 being founded by men ernestoeslava / Pixabay It’s safe to say that the UK’s startup scene has always been largely a Y-chromosome dominated space. Over the past few years, the UK government and independent bodies have increasingly made efforts to level the playing fields between male
Ethereum Constantinople And Petersburg Forks: How Big?
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After a recent delay this past January, Ethereum‘s Constantinople and Petersburg hard forks are expected to take place later this week on February 28th at block number 7,280,000. The practice of forks sparks much debate in the industry and many are monitoring these imminent hard forks with great anticipation, trepidation, and uncertainty. vjkombajn / Pixabay But what are the implications