Esteemed Blockchain Executives Join Blockparty’s Board of Advisors to Propel Mass Adoption of Blockchain-based Event Ticketing

Alex Waters, Brian Kelly, and Marshall Hayner to help guide the strategic development and implementation of the new ticketing platform   NEW YORK, Blockparty, a blockchain-powered live events ticketing platform, has announced the appointment of three prominent executives in the blockchain space to its Board of Advisors. Following the public launch of Blockparty earlier the summer, Brian Kelly, CEO of BKCM LLC, Alex Waters, Advisor to Elm Labs, and Marshall Hayner, CEO and Founder of Metal Payments, will support with the strategic development and further implementation of the Blockparty platform.…

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Blockchain Trust Accelerator Unveils Impact Ledger

  The Blockchain Trust Accelerator, supported by not-for-profit grant making platform Social Alpha Foundation, announces the creation of curated online registry for social impact blockchain projects at 2018 Concordia Annual Summit   New York City, NY — The Blockchain Trust Accelerator (BTA), a leading global platform for harnessing blockchain technology to solve social impact challenges, has announced the creation of The Impact Ledger, the definitive online registry of social impact blockchain projects, spanning the nonprofit, public, and for-profit sectors.     The Blockchain Trust Accelerator, which operates as a not-for-profit…

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10 most influential names in the world of cryptocurrency you need to know about

  Nearly a decade ago, when cryptocurrency was created, no one could have predicted the growth it would experience in later years. What began as an attempt to develop a digital cash system, transformed into the creation of digital currencies. And as they say, the rest is history.     In 2017 alone, the market capitalization of the currency increased from $17.74 billion to a whopping $512 billion by the end of the year. It is safe to say that cryptocurrency is surely on the rise. And as it is…

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Innovation in AI and its potential impact on various industries

  AI will make a significant impact on various industries such as automotive, gaming, and cybersecurity. The transformation of these sectors is on the horizon.      Technological innovations have taken place in every industry and implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) is on the forefront. The automotive sector is implementing AI for speech inputs and build a connected ecosystem. The gaming industry would also go under transformation with better balance and enhanced user experience. Moreover, detection of new cyber attacks will be possible along with countering them as human expertise…

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Crypto News, Analysis, Forecasts, ICOs and Events for the week ending 28 September 2018

  Crypto News & Analysis An Initial Coin Offering (ICO) that is compliant to the standards of the Securities and Exchange Commission is a newsworthy item. The funds being raised through ICOs around the world have been significant. The first 6 months of 2018 reigned in nearly US $14 billion dollars in funding through ICOs, almost double the total amount raised in all of 2017.     BlockSafe Technologies has announced the launching of their SEC approved Security Token Offering (STO). BlockSafe has been in the business of providing cyber…

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Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Belarus in October: what will keynote speakers talk about?  

  On October 10, Minsk will host Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Belarus dedicated to cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and ICOs. It is the second time that an international organizer Smile-Expo holds the event in the capital of Belarus. The previous event was attended by more than 400 guests and involved experts from five countries.    This year, Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Belarus will give special attention to legal issues. What laws will help in anti-money laundering, how to launch an ICO correctly and enhance reputation using blockchain: these and other things will…

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The rise of the ICO and what it can mean for Cryptocurrency

ICO – short for initial coin offering – is an upcoming trend in crowdfunding which uses cryptocurrency and is backed by blockchain. For firms looking to raise money for operations and innovation, there are a handful of options out there which they can use.     Traditionally, the common practice was to wait for the company to make enough profits to contribute to expansion and development, which restricted the firm to only the funds generated by the company. However, as a different option, firms can opt for sponsors or investments…

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Can Bitcoin save us from the Matrix?

  There are many people that believe that the world financial system is controlled by a global elite, a small number of people aka the Illuminati that controls the central banks and the whole central government system.  Decentralised money systems like Bitcoin thus pose a serious threat to the control that this elite group of people has.     Let’s see if there is any truth in these ideas.   Firstly let’s hear the opinion of some of those who believe that we live in the Matrix.   Mind the…

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Google to lift Ad Ban on Crypto Exchanges and ICOs

Initially on Reuters this week, Google is expected to lift an advertising ban on certain regulated cryptocurrency exchanges in the US and Japan from October. This follows a similar decision by Facebook back in June to reverse a blanket ban on ads for crypto exchanges and ICOs.     Several blockchain industry leaders comment on the broader implications of this decision by Google and the likely factors that have influenced it.   Nicolas Gilot, Co-CEO of blockchain-powered gaming distribution platform Ultra, said: As the market has experienced more stability of…

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How Blockchain Can Impact on Social Media

  In 2014, Cambridge Analytica began collecting the data of more than 87 million Facebook users. Different political organizations and politicians used information from data breaches to influence voters’ opinions, including: Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, who used it in their 2015‒2016 campaign. The Institutional Revolutionary Party, which used it in 2018 for Mexico’s general elections. Pro-Brexit groups, which used it during the referendum to advance their own agendas in 2016.     Is this the first time something like this happened? Not even close. Facebook is notorious for allowing…

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