How collecting free Crypto could make you rich

    Back in the day, not so long, long ago when Bitcoin was trading for only a few cents or even a few dollars, some people were scoffing at others who spent time collecting freebies from faucet sites and other giveaways.     Those time wasters don’t seem so dumb now with Bitcoin trading in thousands of dollars and not cents.  If you just accumulated $ 5 of Bitcoin, 7 years ago that would be worth more than $ 4 Million dollars – Not bad.. Especially if you did…

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Joon Ian Wong Joins CoinDesk as Managing Director for Europe and Asia

  Wong returns to CoinDesk to lead its international expansion   New York, NY – June 12, 2018 – CoinDesk, Inc, the leading digital media, events, and information services company for the crypto and blockchain community has announced that Joon Ian Wong will be rejoining the company as its Managing Director for Europe and Asia. Wong joins CoinDesk from Quartz, where he specialized in covering cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.     CoinDesk CEO Kevin Worth said “It’s been incredible to see Joon’s ascent since he first helped launch the Consensus…

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Global Blockchain Services Firm WACHSMAN Recruits Key Executives from Jefferies and J.P. Morgan to Lead New Strategy Division

  Wachsman amplifies service offerings beyond public relations and events management with first major agency expansion   NEW YORK, NY — June 12, 2018 — Wachsman, one of the world’s leading blockchain professional services firms, has hired senior bankers from investment banks Jefferies and J.P. Morgan to lead a new blockchain strategy and advisory division. Formerly Senior Vice President, Technology Investment Banking Group at Jefferies, Michael Chang joins Wachsman as Managing Director and will lead the firm’s new Strategic Advisory Group in New York.     Chang will be supported…

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The Auto Block: Blockchain for Automotive Industry

The Blockchain technology was featured on Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends list back in 2016. This ingenious trend has gained quite a lot of popularity in the last few years and even though it was initially developed for the digital currency, Bitcoin, it has proven useful in many other areas such as the internet and automation.     In a nutshell, the Blockchain technology makes it possible for information to be recorded and distributed, without being copied. While Blockchain has a lot of other benefits as well, the one…

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Tug-of-War: Will Blockchain Bring Data Ownership Back to Users?

    ConnecTechAsia Summit speaker, Nicole Nguyen, Head of APAC, Infinity Blockchain Ventures, shares about data ownership and how blockchain could tilt the balance in favour of the end user.   Since the advent of the internet, users have marvelled at the ability to create a persona of themselves online – be it in the first virtual communities, social networks, retail sites and multi-player games. Increasingly, a greater proportion of our personal lives and information can now be found on digital platforms.   Coupled with a plethora of emerging technologies…

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Top Executives from CNN, Casper, Refinery29, Columbia Records UK, eBay, and more join ‘Digital Future Council’ Launching June 18

  Industry think tank connecting innovators across advertising, marketing, and emerging technology bolsters esteemed group of founding members, unveils preliminary events schedule for inaugural gathering in Cannes   LONDON, June 5, 2018 – The Digital Future Council, a first-of-its-kind think tank formed with the mission of bridging the gap between the creative and technology industries, has announced a distinguished selection of founding members ahead of its official launch during Cannes Lions Festival June 18-21. Key executives on board include: Kate Ward, Senior Vice President & Head of International at Refinery29;…

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ECoinmerce To Accept McAfee Redemption Unit Currency

Showing support for the blockchain influencer as well as his new crypto-backed fiat currency Singapore – ECoinmerce, the world’s first decentralized and tokenized E-commerce marketplace, today announces they will accept the McAfee Redemption Unity (MRU) currency for all products available to purchase or pre-order on the ECoinmerce Marketplace Preview.     The currency is intended to reserve personal time with blockchain influencer John McAfee. According to McAfee, who last week tweeted about ECoinmerce platform, users can redeem the currency by appearing at an address in Mexico between 1-3 PM to…

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Why an EOT HODL might be a great idea…

Staking or holding a coin is one of the ways for a crypto investor to grow his portfolio while waiting for prices to move.   The first 6 months of 2018 has been slow for growth in crypto prices so what does the crypto investor do in times like these. This is where staking can be a valuable addition to any portfolio.   Why hold EOT? There are a few reasons why we think this could be a viable strategy and we list them below…   What is EOT?  …

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Former Apollo Group CIO Bob Carroll Joins Dash Core Group as New Chief Technology Officer

Carroll brings more than 20 years of CTO/CIO experience to the Dash Core Group team New York, NY — June 4, 2018 — Dash, the top digital currency for payments, announced that IT industry veteran Bob Carroll has joined as the new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Dash Core Group. As CTO, Carroll will be in charge of leading the continued development of the Dash network and its products, including the development and launch of Dash’s Evolution payments platform.   CEO of Dash Core Group Ryan Taylor said “I am…

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Trump vs McAfee – POTUS 2020

Crypto Twitter went into a frenzy on Sunday night as crypto maverick, John McAfee announced that he will run for the position of US President in the 2020 elections.   In spite of past refusals, I have decided to again run for POTUS in 2020. If asked again by the Libertarian party, I will run with them. If not, I will create my own party. I believe this will best serve the crypto community by providing the ultimate campaign platform for us. — John McAfee (@officialmcafee) June 3, 2018  …

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