CoinCards Customers Can Now Buy Gift Cards Using Dash at Hundreds of Top Retailers

  Latest partnership furthers Dash’s global merchant adoption, now enabling Dash-powered transactions at 2500+ merchants worldwide   Surrey, BC — August 30, 2018 — Dash, the top digital currency for payments and e-commerce, has announced an integration with CoinCards.ca, one of the few retail gift card companies in the world specializing in cryptocurrency as a form of payment.   The Canadian-based company allows customers to purchase gift cards for top brands and retailers — such as Amazon, Walmart, Home Depot, and Netflix — using cryptocurrencies such as Dash. With this…

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Blockchain Platform Orbs Marks Strategic Expansion Into South Korea

Orbs partners with Kakao subsidiary Ground X to spearhead blockchain research initiatives, opens Seoul office   Tel Aviv, Israel — Orbs, the hybrid blockchain scaling base-layer protocols, has announced that it has established a partnership with Ground X, the blockchain subsidiary of leading South Korean internet company Kakao, for research, development, and business cooperation. Orbs has also opened its Seoul headquarters, with five full-time employees hired to drive further business development in the region. Orbs’ expansion into South Korea, a leading global blockchain hub, demonstrates a commitment to tapping into…

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The Future of Blockchain Technology Looks Favorable At Inaugural Blockchain Futurist Conference

  First-of-its-kind conference headlined Canadian Blockchain Week, featuring Toronto as global hub Toronto, Canada — August 29, 2018 — Untraceable Inc., Canada’s first blockchain and cryptocurrency event and marketing agency, successfully wrapped its inaugural blockchain event, Blockchain Futurist Conference, which took place August 15-16, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. The conference headlined Canadian Blockchain Week and pushed the boundaries of traditional industry conferences. Unlike anything seen before in blockchain, the dynamic and interactive event catered to crypto beginners and experts alike through activations, engaging speakers, and unconventional sponsorships. All in all,…

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Blockchain and Real Estate: From New Investment Options to the Futuristic Cities of Tomorrow

  Real estate is one of the most common types of investment today. After all, just owning a home and renting it represents a permanent passive income that’s really compelling. It is, in fact, one of the most profitable types of investments out there.   Even people who don’t rent houses sometimes invest in the real estate market, usually by flipping them. For those who don’t know, flipping a house means buying a property, refurbishing it, and selling it for a profit. The market for this has grown exponentially over…

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Blockchain Venture Capital Funding

  Blockchain venture capital funding has grown in numbers since the boom of cryptocurrencies and ICOs. There is a registration growth in dedicated blockchain venture capital. ICOs took the world by a storm. 2018 have dwarfed 2017 numbers, raising nearly $12 billion, according to Coinschedule. This could be a signal that investments in ICOs are not dead just yet.     Many ICOs, if not the majority of them, have ended up “losing money” for their crowd sale investors in the short term. That is considering the full ICO cycle,…

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Top 3 Latest Developments in Internet of Things 2018

  Wouldn’t it be great if we had computers that know everything about this world? They would help us track and count everything, thereby greatly saving time and money and reducing waste. We would easily know things such as the quality of the air, the amount of pollutants in water, the consumption of electricity, when things required mending or replacement, and so on. Well, all this and more can be achieved when we empower computers to use their own means of gathering data without any form of human help so…

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84% of companies now using blockchain, so what does the future hold?

  The PwC’s Global Blockchain Survey 2018, highlighted that 84% of companies are now incorporating blockchain technology at some level.  There certainly is a lot of ‘hype’ around blockchain as well as challenges facing the industry.   But what does the future hold for this promising technology?  Shiv Malik of Streamr, David Hanson of Ultra, and Manuel Martin of Orvium share their expert opinions.   Shiv Malik, Head of Strategy and Communications at blockchain-backed data platform Streamr says: People are both over and underestimating the change blockchain will have on…

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World-Renowned Open Blockchain Expert Andreas M. Antonopoulos to Keynote HoshoCon

Antonopoulos joins impressive speaker roster at first-of-its-kind blockchain security conference Las Vegas, NV – August 28, 2018 – HoshoCon has announced best-selling author and one of the world’s foremost open blockchain experts Andreas M. Antonopoulos as the event’s keynote speaker. Antonopoulos will bring an extensive breadth of knowledge to the inaugural blockchain security conference, which will be held on October 9-11, 2018 at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas and bring together leading security professionals, technologists, lawyers, and developers to discuss global standards for blockchain and security.    …

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Polymath and Prime Trust Announce Partnership to Provide Custody for ST-20 Security Tokens

  Toronto & Las Vegas — August 28 — Polymath, the blockchain industry’s first securities token platform, and Prime Trust, an SEC qualified custodian, have announced a partnership that will see Polymath and Prime Trust working together to develop custody solutions for security tokens utilizing the ST-20 standard.     Prime Trust is currently capable of providing custody of POLY, an ERC-20 token, and is looking to provide custody for ST-20 Security Tokens, which are backwards compatible with ERC-20 tokens. A unique feature of ST-20 tokens is that they have…

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Dash and Kripto Mobile Partner to Launch New Cryptocurrency Ecosystem in Latin America

Users can now easily acquire, store, and spend Latin America’s most widely accepted cryptocurrency with new KRIP phones   Caracas, Venezuela — August 28, 2018 –  Dash, the top digital currency for payments and e-commerce, has announced an exclusive relationship with Kripto Mobile Corporation (KRIP), a leading mobile brand of cryptocurrency-enabled phones, to provide Latin Americans with a new, affordable way of acquiring and using cryptocurrencies for everyday transactions. The phones come pre-loaded with a complete Dash ecosystem, including the Dash wallet, the ability to get Dash, and also spend through…

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