Cryptocurrency does not pose a risk to global financial stability reports the FSB

A report published by the Financial Stability Board (FSB) was recently released and, the international body that monitors and makes recommendations about the global financial system, has claimed that cryptocurrencies do not currently pose a risk to global financial stability.     The report also suggests that vigilant monitoring is needed due to the speed of market developments, while asserting that cryptocurrencies could have implications for financial stability in the future, should the use of crypto-assets continue to evolve.   Leading projects within the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, including: Orvium;…

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Crypto News, Analysis, Forecasts, ICOs and Events for the week ending 12 October 2018

  Crypto News & Analysis Crypto crime has become an issue of mega proportions. The incidences of major crypto crimes do get reported. But the significance of their magnitude may be overlooked. Crypto criminals have been able to steal more than US $900 million in 2018. These high tech criminals have not been apprehended and are still on the loose pillaging security weaknesses involving cryptocurrency exchanges and unsuspecting crypto owners. In order to give you a better perspective, reported crypto crimes of 2017 totaled $266 million.     The crypto…

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Blockchain Technology: Its Applications and Impact on Various Industries

  Distributed Ledger systems such as Blockchain gained mainstream recognition after serving as the underlying technology behind cryptocurrencies. Today, multiple industries are embracing the variety of applications that implement Blockchain technology.   There is a growing demand for services today that embrace transparency and data security. A distributed ledger technology provides a way to record and transfer data that are not only safe and transparent but also auditable and resistant to change. The key behind this is to have an open and decentralized system, where transactions between two parties can…

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10 Easy Steps to Get Bitcoins and Learning How to Use Them

  Bitcoin is becoming more and more popular. As such, maybe you want to take a chance and jump on the financial bandwagon. If so, how do you get started? After you earn bitcoin, what do you use it?     Step 1: Understand What Bitcoin Is The first thing you need to know when you want to start earning and investing in bitcoin is what it is. After all, you should never invest blindly – you need to know everything you can about the currency you are working with.…

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Despite AI ethical concerns, IoT is on rise in Healthcare Sector

Everyone is now aware that artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet-of-things (IoT) are all of a sudden big business. They have their touch-points in almost every industry, every sector.   AI demands more than just buying and installing a particular piece of software. More than 80 percent of execs said they’re not ready for “societal and liability issues that will require them to explain their AI-based actions and decisions,” according to the report. However, the IoT is on rise in the healthcare sector. It has a sharp impact on the entire industry,…

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Crypto Execs React to Roubini’s “Damning” & “Disheartening” Senate Hearing

This morning, renowned economist Nouriel Roubini and CoinCenter director of research Peter Van Valkenburg testified before the U.S. Senate Committee to discuss the cryptocurrency and blockchain ecosystem.   “Doctor Doom” rattled his grievances with crypto, calling it “the mother or father of all scams and bubbles” and dubbing blockchain as a “glorified database.” He also claims that no one uses these technologies besides criminals and those who plot terrorist acts, stating that blockchain creates environmental damage, that crypto is not scalable, and that decentralization is a farce.   Blockchain and…

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Blockchain-powered Utopia Music Announces Acquisition of ISPY Group

  Blockchain-powered music data tracking platform acquires Swedish technology development company to open avenues to an estimated $30-60 billion of untapped revenue in the music industry   Zug, Switzerland – October 11th, 2018 – Utopia Music, the company behind cutting-edge data analysis and blockchain-powered tracking and attribution platforms, are building towards its goal of creating a more transparent and efficient music ecosystem, with the announcement of the acquisition of ISPY Group, a full-service technology development company.     Established in 2003, ISPY Group is a Stockholm-based digital agency which specialises…

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Serious Gaming: New Tool To Cater The Ever-Changing Needs Of Society

  In the age of rapidly changing technology developers took a helping hand from the gaming industry for the betterment of the society. Serious games are digital applications that are designed for educating users with fun. The prime purpose of serious gaming is to provide knowledge, train, inform, and more importantly teach users rather than provide mere entertainment. Furthermore, it enables advertisers to optimize brand awareness by boosting receptiveness of message along with targeting more audience to drive more traffic to their website. It has been observed that serious gaming…

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Streamr Partner With Daisy AI to Enhance Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning

Crypto analytics firm CRYPTICS also becomes a vendor of Streamr Marketplace data   Zug, Switzerland — October 10, 2018 — Streamr, the award-winning open-source, real-time data platform, has partnered with Japan-based Daisy AI, the AI platform using blockchain for deep learning. Daisy AI announces today that it will use Streamr as its official data provider to exclusively purchase data from the Streamr Marketplace. Recognizing the benefits of a decentralized marketplace model for transparent and secure information, Daisy AI is purchasing data for a wide range of purposes including forecasting stock…

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RAILROADED – Inner workings and Conflicts in the Silk Road story

This is the second in a six part series of RAILROADED, the targeting and caging of Ross Ulbricht and behind-the-scenes information.  As detailed in the written version “FREE ROSS RAILROADED – A peek into the inner workings and conflicts in the Silk Road story and meet the people involved. It’s an eye-opener!”     This episode includes: – Thwarting Der-Yeghiayan Being Wonderful The Setup Closing In  New York Takes Over   Click here to watch EPISODE 1 – RAILROADED? Ross Ulbricht and the Silk Road Case        …

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