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Is Microsoft the ICO Savior?

ICO’s seem to be sooooo 2018, even late last year ICO’s weren’t so hot. Many consumers have become frightened to invest in coin offering because of the astronomical amount of scams and market failure that has occurred. Blockchain was introduced to the world as the “safest technology” known to man. But this did not mean …

Crypto Point of Sale Systems

As a consumer, you probably don’t pay too much attention to the machine you swipe your credit card at. As a merchant, you know the Point of Sale terminal has been evolving over the years. The first POS released by IBM in 1973. In the ’70s the terminals worked on a local area network, in …

QuadrigaCX Update

The failed Canadian cryptocurrency exchange, QuadrigaCX, has sent the majority of its Bitcoin and Ether reserves to its court-appointed monitor, Ernst & Young (EY). According to documents from THE SUPREME COURT OF NOVA SCOTIA, EY confirmed that it had taken control of the funds by transferring the cryptocurrency from QuadrigaCX’s accounts to Ernst & Young …

CryptoSolarTech Returning Funds

If there’s anything that makes me happy, it’s seeing there are still honest companies around. CryptoSolarTech, a Spanish cryptocurrency mining startup will return raised from its initial coin offering (ICO) totaling $68 million. A screenshot of an official letter sent to investors was posted on Twitter Wednesday, Feb. 20 by Sergio Carrasco, a Spanish IT …

Smartest Money Laundering Ever?

Have you ever made an ETH transaction, whether it was buying, selling, or trading? Usually, fees may run you as high as 5% for some exchanges, although I have come across traders who have complained about sometimes paying 10% during peak times. But I absolutely bet you’ve never heard of someone paying 23,000 times as …

A History of Transferring Funds

The way we transfer funds has changed over the generations. Well before we were born, goods were traded with the barter system. How many different ways have we changed the transaction since then? What do today’s transactions really look like? How could the transactions in the future change my purchasing experience? Prior to the first …

NEO Dapps

Have you heard of NEO? Of course you have as it was in our recent blog post. NEO is a non-profit community-driven blockchain project. It utilizes blockchain technology and digital identity to digitize assets and automate the management of digital assets using smart contracts. Using a distributed network, it aims to create a “Smart Economy”. …

GM financial Springs into Blockchain

Late 2017, GM experienced their first dip into blockchain after it partnered with Hyperledger along with J.P Morgan, IBM, and FedEx. This time around, the Auto Giant has announced its partnership with blockchain start-up, Spring Labs. Spring Labs raised $15 million in its first funding round last spring and has come a long way since. …

Cash Apps lightning speed

In a podcast with Stephan Livera, Jack Dorsey discussed his ideas and partnership with Lightning Labs. When asked about the integration of the lightning network on Square’s Cash App, Dorsey replied; “We would love to make [Bitcoin] as fast and efficient and transactional as possible, and that includes looking at our seller base and register. …

The Unhackable?

Blockchain once claimed to be the world’s most advanced and secure technology of its time. The blockchain can be used in various ways and contain a variety of information. However, many fear it’s not living up to its hype or expectations. To know the blockchain is to understand the blockchain, so let’s start there. A …