24 Fun Bitcoin Facts And Figures (That Will Make Your Head Spin)

  Bitcoin (BTC) has revolutionized digital payments in a massive way. Since its introduction in 2009, it has advanced technological processes through the blockchain network. Its initial developer remains largely anonymous since they use the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto. It is believed they could be an individual or a group of developers.     During 2009, BTC’s first year of existence, the value was technically $0 and was yet to trade on any exchanges… In 2010, the highest recorded price was $0.39. This has continued to fluctuate over time and peaked…

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A beginners guide to Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology

Cryptocurrency transactions are verified by the process known as mining. Miners are nodes that solve complex mathematical problems to enable the transaction to happen.     Although you could once mine your own cryptocurrencies using a standard PC, this isn’t viable any longer; the quality and quantity of hardware required to mine cryptocurrencies effectively is directly proportional to the volume of people deciding to mine. The physical components that are needed for mining involves specialized or consumer hardware and a combination of your graphics cards and CPU.    First of all…

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How can Blockchain Technology disrupt the Car Insurance Sector?

  Car insurance has been around for a while now. Even thousands of years ago, Chinese merchant seafarers used to form a collective fund to pay for the damages of any capsized ship among the group.   While technology has grown by leaps and bounds over the past decade, the multi-trillion global vehicle insurance is still stuck to their traditional methods in many of their operations. For example, brokers call potential customers through the phone to narrate their sales pitch and payments, and claims are processed manually via paper contracts.…

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Namibia investigating Blockchain Technology for money remittance, investments and cross-border trading

Mile Unity Foundation’s Global Ambassador, George Goognin, participated a meeting with Hage Geingob, the president of Namibia, Minister of Investments and the Head of Presidents’ Administration, and discussed the ways MILE blockchain technology can be implemented in real economy.     The main discussion topic on September 27, 2018 in New York City was Namibia’s development, strengthening of democratic traditions and financial institutions in the country and possibilities for investment in Namibia’s energy and agriculture sectors.     Goognin received a personal invitation from President’s Administration to visit Namibia with the aim…

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Hyperledger and EEA Collaboration could bring common standards to the blockchain space

Following the recent announcement that the Hyperledger Project and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) have agreed to collaborate on bringing common standards to the blockchain space and cross-pollinate a wider open-source community, industry leaders comment on the topic of standardising the industry and the benefits which it can accrue.   Nick Cowan, CEO at Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), said: The collaboration between the Hyperledger Project and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) to create a common set of standards for both platforms is a significant milestone for the wider blockchain ecosystem.…

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Deep Technology Venture Firm Launches COSIMO X Tokenized VC Fund

  Fund Offers Increased Liquidity & Access to Up-And-Coming Pre-Seed & Pre-ICO Projects in Blockchain, AI, AR/VR, Cybersecurity and IoT   Boston, MA — September 6, 2018 — COSIMO Ventures, a leading global venture capital (VC) firm, announced the launch of COSIMO X: an evergreen, tokenized VC fund focusing on early-stage deep tech companies with a particular concentration on blockchain technology, spanning industries such as artificial intelligence, AR/VR, IoT, and cybersecurity. COSIMO X is structured to provide enhanced liquidity for investors along with increased access to the VC asset class…

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Celebrate Geneva’s common local holiday, Jeûne Genevois, with discounted tickets to Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Switzerland

On September 6, Geneva celebrates the common local holiday – Jeûne Genevois. Smile-Expo company joins to citizens of Canton of Geneva at the celebration and offers a discount on tickets to Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Switzerland!     Only till September 13, use the promo code SwitzerlandBBC and get the special price for a ticket – 240 EUR! *the opportunity will be available only for one week.         Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Switzerland will take place on October 9. The event will feature: Use cases and crypto experience from TOP…

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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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Reimagining the beautiful game: How Blockchain is changing the future of Social Media

  Today, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and LinkedIn are all household names, but with blockchain already beginning to shake things up, how will it affect the social network space? Carlos Grenoir, CEO of Olyseum, a collaborative and specialized, blockchain-based, social network created by sport leaders for sport lovers, gives his thoughts on what happens when sports, social media, and blockchain collide.   Social media platforms currently attract more than three billion users. That’s almost half the world’s population that are liking, commenting, sharing, and retweeting content with friends, family members,…

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