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blockchainMastercard has patent which could enable blockchain currency credit cards

Mastercard has a patent managing fractional reserves of blockchain currency. The Mastercard patent deals with: * storing, in a first central account, a fiat amount associated with a fiat currency; * storing, in a second central account, a blockchain amount …

blockchainOasis labs Privacy first blockchain that is 2–4 orders of magnitude faster than on-chain Ethereum

Oasis Labs is building a privacy-first, high-performance cloud computing platform on blockchain. Oasis created the Ekiden platform. Ekiden is a system for highly performant and confidentiality-preserving smart contract execution. To the best of their knowledge, Ekiden is the first confidentiality-preserving …

altcoinsA No-frills Beginners Guide to Cryptocurrency That You Can Read and Understand in 10 Minutes

Bitcoin, altcoins, and cryptocurrencies, in general, are always in the news – for the right/wrong reasons depending on whom you ask. Cryptocurrencies still generate a fair mix of support and skepticism from the general market but there’s no denying the …

blockchainMost blockchain value in the short term is in cost reduction but disruptive operating models will start emerging in 3-5 years

McKinsey analysis is that blockchain technologies are 3 to 5 years from having the technical maturity to have meaningful scale for mainstream impact. Blockchain technical configurations are a series of design choices. Choices can be made for more speed, security …

blockchainAward winning TrustLogics will simplify job recruiting processes and increase efficiency

TrustLogics will reduce the gap between recruiters and jobseekers by using the full potential of blockchain technology. The recruiting industry will be able to simplify its processes and reach new levels of efficiency. Users will take full advantage of the …

blockchainMeet Crypto PR Lab, the blockchain advisory by a former Olympic snowboarder

Taking into account founders, investors, blockchain developers, females comprise but a tiny minority of the rapidly-growing global crypto community. However, the trend is slowly moving in the right direction, and female founders are starting to make some significant forays into …

blockchainICO Market remains strong in 2018

The biggest month for ICO fundraising was March 2018 with $7.1 billion raised. The second largest month was February 2018 with $2.7 billion raised. The best month in 2017 was December 2017 with $1.61 billion. January, 2018 and May 2018 …

blockchainFacebook takes your data and you get nothing, O2OPay collects your data and you get paid

O2OPay provides token payments instead of a coupon, loyalty points or other payments. Consumers get more compensation for data or for taking actions that would have resulted in points or rewards or cashback. O2O means Online to Offline and they …

blockchainCrypto Invest Summit October 22-24 2018 in LA @TimDraper @CryptoInvestSmt #CryptoInvestSummit

Crypto Invest Summit Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Expo will be in Los Angeles October 22-24, 2018. The Crypto Invest Summit is the largest investment conference and expo for ICOs, blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies on the West Coast. They had 4000 attendees …

artificial intelligenceXi and China does not like crypto speculation and ICO scams but loves Blockchain Technology

“A new generation of technology represented by artificial intelligence, quantum information, mobile communications, internet of things and blockchain is accelerating breakthrough applications,” Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday, according to a translation of his remarks. China does not like crypto …