The Fourth Industrial Revolution Built On Blockchain And Advanced With AI

The Fourth Industrial Revolution Built On Blockchain And Advanced With AI

Blockchain technology is so synonymous with cryptocurrencies, and especially Bitcoin that it is almost like the financial sector has usurped its potential. In times like these, where an investing bear market has befallen the cryptocurrency space, it is easy to get down on the revolutionary possibilities of blockchain technology.

Insolar: New open sourced, enterprise-focused blockchain platform revealed

Insolar: New open sourced, enterprise-focused blockchain platform revealed

A new open sourced, enterprise-focused blockchain platform called Insolar has been announced. The platform is designed to solve urgent real-world business needs Hype! Cryptocurrencies and ICOs have been hyped to the heavens, but that does not mean blockchain itself could not be truly transformative – it is just that the applications may not be the ones that have been gaining all the publicity and vexing tech cynics and optimists alike.

Blockchain platform for crude oil traders goes live

Blockchain platform for crude oil traders goes live

A blockchain-based platform for crude oil traders is now live, marking the first time that the digital ledger technology is being used for real-time transactions by large companies in the industry. London-based Vakt launched its digital trading platform early Thursday morning. Blockchain is a digital ledger technology where publicly recorded transactions are made in bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.

Microsoft Japan Partners With Startup to Increase Domestic Blockchain Uptake

Microsoft Japan Partners With Startup to Increase Domestic Blockchain Uptake

The Japanese arm of computer giant Microsoft has partnered with nascent blockchain startup LayerX to “accelerate” uptake of the technology, Cointelegraph Japan reported Nov. 30. LayerX, which formed in August as a joint venture from news curation app Gunosy and advisory service AnyPay, oversees blockchain integration for enterprise, including areas such as smart contracts and general consulting.

Ripple Price Analysis: XRP/USD Likely To Climb Toward $0.42

Ripple Price Analysis: XRP/USD Likely To Climb Toward $0.42 | NewsBTC

Key Highlights Ripple price is placed nicely above the $0.3700 and $0.3615 support levels against the US dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted crucial ascending channel is intact with support at $0.3620 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair remains supported on dips and it could continue to move higher towards $0.4000 and $0.4200.

Ripple and Coinbase invest in Securitize, a security token startup

Ripple and Coinbase invest in Securitize, a security token startup – CryptoNewsReview

Ripple and Coinbase come together for a new project… by Manoj Sharma for CNR The San Francisco-based startup, Securitize, that helps firms to tokenise their securities and assets, has managed to secure $12.75 million in funding. Blockchain Capital led the series A round with participation from Xpring Fund and Coinbase Ventures.

Tom Lee Says Bitcoin and Crypto Are Not a Fad, Plus Ripple and XRP, Ethereum, Tron, VeChain …

Tom Lee Says Bitcoin and Crypto Are Not a Fad, Plus Ripple and XRP, Ethereum, Tron, VeChain, Zcash, Monero: Crypto News Alert

From crypto volatility to the future of Bitcoin and Ethereum, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of blockchain. Bitcoin Fundstrat co-founder and analyst Tom Lee says Bitcoin is not a fad. At BlockShow Asia 2018, Lee highlighted a number of metrics on why he’s bullish on BTC and cryptocurrency …

Top 3 Price Prediction Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple: Storms on the horizon, the market has to choose

Top 3 Price Prediction Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple: Storms on the horizon, the market has to choose

The market may see significant increases in volatility. The BTC/USD reaches key levels and will decide if the falls have come to an end. The XRP/USD is lagging and may suffer if sales increase. It dawns in Europe this Friday with price falls among the main actors of the Crypto board.

Ripple’s XRP Technical Analysis: XRP/USD bears smash through key near-term support

Ripple’s XRP Technical Analysis: XRP/USD bears smash through key near-term support

Ripple’s XRP under further pressure on Friday, dropping over 4%. XRP/USD bears breached a key near-term area of support. Next firm demand zone not seen now until the $0.3500 territory. Spot rate: 0.3655 Relative change: -4.25% High: 0.3840 Low: 0.3730 Trend: Bearish Support 1: 0.3730-10, vital near-term bottom area.

Ripple (XRP) Price Likely To See Gains Towards $0.4200 Level – Ripple Price Analysis – 30 Nov …

Ripple (XRP) Price Likely To See Gains Towards $0.4200 Level – Ripple Price Analysis – 30 Nov 2018

The Stochastic Oscillator is a range bound momentum oscillator. Stochastic oscillator is showing Neutral signal, with value at 27.6. The Commodity Channel Index (CCI) is a momentum oscillator used in technical analysis to measure an instrument’s deviation from its statistical average. Commodity Channel Index is at -89.01, indicating Neutral action.

Mystery seismic waves ripple around the world and no felt it or understands why: report

Mystery seismic waves ripple around the world and no felt it or understands why: report

Seismic waves that began off the coast of Africa rippled around the world earlier this month and no one seemed to be the wiser. The waves began on Nov. 11, about miles off the shores of Mayotte, a French island that sits between Africa and the northern tip of Madagascar, according to National Geographic.

Intel Wins Patent for Energy-Efficient Bitcoin Mining

Intel Wins Patent for Energy-Efficient Bitcoin Mining – CoinDesk

Global tech giant Intel, known for its widely-used computer processors, has won a patent connected to its work in the area of cryptocurrency mining. On Tuesday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded the company a patent outlining a processor which claims to be able to conduct “energy-efficient high performance bitcoin mining,” specifically naming the SHA-256 algorithm used by the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market cap.

Dong’s Big $50000 Bitcoin Price Prediction Drives Crypto Higher…Ethereum, Litecoin and Others …

Dong’s Big $50,000 Bitcoin Price Prediction Drives Crypto Higher…Ethereum, Litecoin and Others Follow – Crypto.IQ | Bitcoin and Investment News from Inside Experts You Can Trust

Chinese crypto billionaire Zhao Dong offered up an optimistic Bitcoin price prediction this week, and it’s no coincidence that a stampede of buying followed. That’s because Dong has the chops to talk about price in a way that few others can. He lost big money in the Mt.

Fidelity Plans to List Crypto Assets Other Than Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH)

Fidelity Plans to List Crypto Assets Other Than Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH)

One of the major institutional investment companies in the world, Fidelity Investments, is looking to enter in the crypto game. You probably already know that, though. What you may not know is that this investment platform plans to expand its assets in the future and to include other tokens that are neither Bitcoin (BTC) nor Ethereum (ETH) on its assets.

Stellar (XLM) news: Malaysian Token Issuer, PinkExc to Move from Ethereum to Stellar Blockchain

Stellar (XLM) news: Malaysian Token Issuer, PinkExc to Move from Ethereum to Stellar Blockchain

The cryptocurrency is really impressing everyone in the blockchain world with its fast-growing technology. Stellar (XLM) providing low-cost financial services is really warm heartening for users and different exchanges in the world. The exchanges around the globe are adopting XLM very fast, due to its daily increasing demand and different top-class features.

Ethereum Price Analysis – Ethereum Survives Above $100 as the Bulls Aim Back Above $120 …

Ethereum Price Analysis – Ethereum Survives Above $100 as the Bulls Aim Back Above $120 once again.

Ethereum has seen a small price uptick totalling +0.21% over the past 24 hours of trading. The Ethereum market is now exchanging hands at a price of $119.31 after suffering a -3.88% price decline over the past 7 trading days. Ethereum has recently bounced higher from a strong support zone around the $108 handle.

Price Watch: Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP) and EOS Price Analysis 30th November

Price Watch: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple & EOS Price Analysis 30th Nov

Bitcoin price extended losses below the $4,500 support zone and traded towards $3,650. BTC/USD is currently correcting higher, but upsides are likely to be capped near $4,700 or $4,950. Similarly, major altcoins like Ethereum (ETH), ripple (XRP), bitcoin cash (BCH), litecoin (LTC) and EOS are under a lot of pressure and they could decline further after a short term bounce.

Tron Black Implies Ravencoin Could Become the Ethereum of Security Tokens

Tron Black Implies Ravencoin Could Become the Ethereum of Security Tokens

Tron Black, one of Ravencoin’s seven lead developers and co-author of its whitepaper, recently sat down for a nearly one-hour interview to describe the decentralized project. Directly from his office just south of Salt Lake City in Utah, Tron discussed a bit of the history of Ravencoin, its functionality, and some near-terms developments.

The Sturdiness Of Ethereum Classic

The Sturdiness Of Ethereum Classic

Ethereum / Breaking News / Cryptocoins In a recent interview with CryptoInsider , the head marketer and vocal spokesperson at ERCDEV, Donald McIntyre, spoke about the sturdiness of Ethereum Classic. The interview was in regard to the involvement of the investor and CEO of Digital Currency Group, Barry Silbert as well as the importance of price in order to encourage the development of the ETC project.

Ethereum Privacy Startup AZTEC Gets Backed By ConsenSys In $2.1 Million Funding Round

Blockchain Startup: Ethereum Privacy Startup AZTEC Gets Backed By ConsenSys In $2.1 Million Funding Round – Blockchain News Today

In support of the blockchain startup, AZTEC, ConsenSys Labs has led a funding round of $2.1 million. AZTEC is a blockchain startup that aims to make Ethereum transactions private so that banks and other financial institutions can use the blockchain efficiently. The announcement was made on Thursday and it stated that other participants of the …

Ethereum (ETH) Price Trades With A Short Term Declining Channel Above $115 – Ethereum Price …

Ethereum (ETH) Price Trades With A Short Term Declining Channel Above $115 – Ethereum Price Analysis – 30 Nov 2018

Relative Strength Index (RSI) is an important indicator that measures speed and change of price movements. Its value ranges between zero and 100. Value around 30 and below is considered oversold region and around 70 and above considered overbought regions. Relative Strength Index is showing Neutral signal, with value at 27.82.

BTC/USD Price Analysis: Price Stall at $4300 as The US OFAC “sanction” Bitcoin Addresses

BTC/USD Price Analysis: Price Stall at $4,300 as The US OFAC “sanction” Bitcoin Addresses

In a laughable move, the United States Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control has issued ” sanctions” against two Bitcoin addresses-149w62rY42aZBox8fGcmqNsXUzSStKeq8C and 1AjZPMsnmpdK2Rv9KQNfMurTXinscVro9V-belong to two Iranians-Ali Khorashadizadeh and Mohammad Ghorbaniyan, accused on assisting hackers launder their Bitcoin proceeds. The Bitcoins obtained from victims of a SamSam ransomware scheme were converted to Iranian Rial.

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD Could Extend Correction Below $4100

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD Could Extend Correction Below $4,100 | NewsBTC

Key Points Bitcoin price struggled to break the $4,400-4,440 resistance and declined against the US Dollar. There was a break below yesterday’s bullish trend line with support at $4,220 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price is currently at a risk of more losses below the $4,100 and $4,080 support levels.

UBS Executive Paul Donovan Blasts Bitcoin Again, States Cryptos Are ‘Fatally Flawed’

UBS Executive Paul Donovan Blasts Bitcoin Again, States Cryptos Are ‘Fatally Flawed’

Swiss bank UBS’ Wealth Management Global Chief Economist and infamous Bitcoin skeptic Paul Donovan doubled down on his distrust of cryptocurrency Nov. 29, calling it “fundamentally flawed.” Speaking to CNBC’s Fast Money segment, Donovan, who earlier this week released an internal blog post titled “I come to bury Bitcoin, not to praise it,” repeated his criticism of the innovative financial instrument.

Newsflash: Can US really ban bitcoin addresses? Ark mainnet migration starts and interest in …

Newsflash: Can US really ban bitcoin addresses? Ark mainnet migration starts and interest in bitcoin reaches 6 month high | CaptainAltcoin

Bitcoin search interest reaches its 6-month highs as Bitcoin falls to its yearly lows As we saw Bitcoin continue dropping to its yearly lows during these last couple of weeks, an interesting countertrend was noticed by the Google’s search algorithms. According to Google Trends data, search interest for the term “Bitcoin” has been on a …

CEO AriseBank, a Blockchain Startup May Face 120 years in Prison for $4M Crypto Scam

CEO AriseBank, a Blockchain Startup May Face 120 years in Prison for $4M Crypto Scam

Rather to develop a product with raised funds, a blockchain based startup used it to afford the luxury lifestyle. A former CEO of AriseBank, Jared Rice has reportedly used $4million by defrauding investors and used to pay for hotels, food, and clothes. In addition, the fund has also used to appoint a family lawyer.

Finney, the ‘world’s first blockchain smartphone’ by Sirin Labs, is now up for pre-order

Finney, the ‘world’s first blockchain smartphone’ by Sirin Labs, is now up for pre-order

BARCELONA, Spain–( BUSINESS WIRE)– After completing a successful crowdsale, partnering with Foxconn International Holding and signing Leo Messi as its brand ambassador, SIRIN LABS is now announcing the commercial launch of FINNEY ™, the first blockchain smartphone with the price of $999 which is now available for sale on SIRIN LABS website ( sirinlabs.com ) and joining the Amazon Launchpad programme in January SIRIN LABS ( https://sirinlabs.com/) is proud to officially launch today the highly anticipated FINNEY™, becoming the world’s first premier, ultra-secure blockchain smartphone that runs SIRIN OS™, priced at $999.

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Wait and See Where Recent Signs of Strength Lead

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Wait and See Where Recent Signs of Strength Lead

This week realized a big gain as bitcoin enjoyed a 25% rally from its local bottom before topping out around $4,400. Support currently appears to be established in the mid-$3,000s as the market remains indecisive over its next move: Figure 1: BTC-USD, Daily Candles, Current Support Level Figure 1 shows the relevance of the current support level as it represents a previous support level that was never properly retested during last year’s parabolic bull market.

Rancho Cordova duo charged with selling hallucinogens on social media in exchange for Bitcoin

Rancho Cordova duo charged with selling drugs for Bitcoin | The Sacramento Bee

Two Rancho Cordova residents were charged Thursday with seven drug-related offenses in connection with a social media enterprise that traded hallucinogens for payments partly in cryprocurrency. Nathan Paul Barnes, 23, and Tiarra Maureen Jackson, 22, were charged with possession and distribution of marijuana and psilocybin mushrooms, according to a news release issued by the U.S.

Bitcoin price RECOVERY: Cryptocurrency STABILISES after November CRASH wiped out 17%

Bitcoin price RECOVERY: Cryptocurrency STABILISES after November CRASH wiped out 17%

BTC experienced a price plummet this month, with the virtual asset dipping to its lowest point since September 2017. On Wednesday morning bitcoin climbed to a value of $4,385 (£3,400) by 8pm GMT, according to CoinMarketCap. Since then the asset has found stability, hovering in approximately the same price area from Thursday through to Friday.

Tron Foundation Announced Getting Binance Info Gold Label

Tron Foundation Announced Getting Binance Info Gold Label – Ripple XRP News Tech

Tron Foundation announced that Tron has officially joined Binance Info’s recently launched Gold Label Project. The company made the announcement yesterday, on November 26. In here it confirmed that Tron is one of the first projects which joined the initiative. The official message by the company started by stating: “today, Binance Info is launching the Gold …

Target Instant Payments System (TIPS) To Launch By TAS Group And ECB, Ripple Or XRP …

Target Instant Payments System (TIPS) To Launch By TAS Group And ECB, Ripple Or XRP Technology Could Power Its Future

The European Central Bank (ECB) just launched a fast, international payment technology called Target Instant Payments System, or TIPS. TIPS aims to offer low-fee instant settlements in Euros to customers across the continent. Eurozone bank customers will be able to access TIPS any time of the day or night to enjoy easy and secure payments – similar to Venmo in the United States.

Amazon Announces Pair Of Blockchain Services

Amazon Announces Pair Of Blockchain Services

November 29, 2018 11:52 PM Amazon Quantum Ledger Database and Amazon Managed Blockchain may attract users, but the notion of a managed blockchain will strike some as a contradiction in terms. Yesterday, online retail giant Amazon.com announced the development of two new blockchain services in a bid to offer customers a seemingly better way to store data and cut the cost of developing individual enterprise blockchain platforms. The Amazon Quantum Ledger Database Announced Wednesday, the Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB) is meant to provide customers with a “transparent, immutable, and cryptographically verifiable ledger.”

Steemit losing steam – is this a prelude for the destiny that awaits most altcoins?

Steemit losing steam – is this a prelude for the destiny that awaits most altcoins? | CaptainAltcoin

Blockchain start-up Steemit drops 70% of its staff Steemit CEO and founder Ned Scott released a post on his blockchain-based social network on November 27th, announcing that his company will be laying off more than 70% of its employees. Addressing his fellow “Steemians”, Scott explained that the company has underwent a structural reorganization as a …

Crypto-King Who Bought BitTorrent Sinking $100 Million Into Putting Video Games on the Blockchain

Crypto-King Who Bought BitTorrent Sinking $100 Million Into Putting Video Games on the Blockchain

The price of cryptocurrencies may be steadily going down the tubes, but true believers are still hanging on to the blockchain dream. Justin Sun, the founder of Tron, is still all in. After buying BitTorrent for $150 million this summer, he now says that he’s investing $100 million to build video games on the blockchain.

Ohio to Accept Tax Payments in Crypto — Setting the Standard for Future?

Ohio to Accept Tax Payments in Crypto – Setting the Standard for Future?

In what is being hailed as a first in America, Ohio’s State Treasurer Josh Mandel has made it possible for businesses to pay taxes using Bitcoin. In the coming weeks, business owners in the state will be able to register and settle their tax liabilities online, with payments to be processes by cryptocurrency payment service provider BitPay.

Canada: Fintech Startup Launches Bitcoin Payment Feature

Canada: Fintech Startup Launches Bitcoin Payment Feature

Canada-based mobile payments company Glance Technologies Inc. has added support for Bitcoin ( BTC) as a payment method, according a press release published Nov. 29. The firm’s release states that the new feature, dubbed “Pay With Bitcoin,” enables users “to pair their cryptocurrency wallet with their Glance Pay account, and then purchase Glance Dollars with Bitcoin.”

BitNautic joins the Blockchain in Transport Alliance

BitNautic joins the Blockchain in Transport Alliance

BitNautic, an all-in-one hub for the global trade industry, has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), an organization dedicated to determining best practices and standards relating to blockchain in the transportation/logistics/supply chain marketplace. Blockchain can help companies in the transportation, logistics and freight marketplaces digitally identify and track transactions, contracts and shipments as part of a distributed ledger system, making operations more transparent and reliable.

First Blockchain Association in Mexico Established

First Blockchain Association in Mexico Established

The first blockchain association in Mexico has formed, its founding members including industry players like blockchain software firm ConsenSys, Forbes Mexico reported Nov. 28. The Blockchain Association of Mexico was established companies Bitso, Volabit, BIVA, GBM, Lvna Capital, ConsenSys and Exponent Capital. The organization’s objective is to educate citizens in the technology’s deployment and its potential applications.

Cryptocurrency scheme promising ‘guaranteed, no-risk returns’ targeted by Texas regulators

Cryptocurrency scheme promising ‘guaranteed, no-risk returns’ targeted by Texas regulators

Royer has 31 days to request a hearing before the order becomes final and non-appealable. Violating the cease-and-desist constitutes a third-degree felony punishable by a fine of up to $10,000 or a prison sentence of up to 10 years, according to the order signed Wednesday by Texas Securities Commissioner Travis Iles.

Floyd Mayweather settles for shilling alleged $32M cryptocurrency scam without disclosing he was …

Floyd Mayweather settles for shilling alleged $32M cryptocurrency scam without disclosing he was paid to do so

In 2017, boxer Floyd Mayweather and music producer DJ Khaled used their social media platforms to promote cryptocurrency to their followers. Mayweather told his followers to “Get yours before they sell out” while Khaled touted a “game changer” when promoting an initial coin offering (ICO) from Centra Tech.

SEC charges Floyd Mayweather Jr., DJ Khaled over cryptocurrency promotion

SEC charges Floyd Mayweather Jr., DJ Khaled over cryptocurrency promotion

Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and popular music producer DJ Khaled were charged Thursday for failing to disclose lucrative endorsement deals they had to promote cryptocurrencies on social media. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settled charges against the celebrities Thursday, the agency’s first cases regarding violations involving initial coin offerings.

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and DJ Khaled Settle Charges with SEC Regarding ICO Promotions

Boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and DJ Khaled Settle Charges with SEC Regarding ICO Promotions | Crowdfund Insider

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled charges against two high-profile initial coin offering (ICO) promoters. Music producer DJ Khaled and boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. were cited for failing to disclose they were remunerated for promoting ICOs via their social media channels. The SEC issued a warning regarding paid promotion for ICOs in 2017.

Boxer Floyd Mayweather, Producer DJ Khaled Settle SEC Claims of Failing to Disclose ICO …

Boxer Floyd Mayweather, Producer DJ Khaled Settle SEC Claims of Failing to Disclose ICO Promotions | New York Law Journal

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DJ Khaled, Floyd Mayweather Charged For Not Disclosing Payments To Promote Cryptocurrencies

DJ Khaled, Floyd Mayweather Charged For Not Disclosing Payments To Promote Cryptocurrencies

Rapper and producer DJ Khaled and boxer Floyd Mayweather were each charged by the US Securities and Exchange Commission for not telling investors that they had been paid to promote an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) for cryptocurrency startup Centra. These are the first charges filed for promoting ICOs, a new…