NOVEMBER 2018 – Bitcoin, Crypto, Blockchain, ICO Weekly News Headlines

Can’t keep up the enormous amount of crypto news out there? Make sure you bookmark this article so that you can keep tabs on the top headlines for the week… watch the short videos below!   #2 Week ending 9 November 2018 Merchants driving adoption as bullish Bitcoin price predictions affirmed       HEADLINES Venezuelan Banks use the Petro to denominate account balances, customers see two balances in their bank account, Bolivar and Petro Venezuela will take the Petro to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in 2019,…

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New Kids on the (EOS) Block: Ultra Announces Partnership with EOS Rio

  Blockchain-powered gaming distribution platform behind Blockchain Game Alliance  team up with EOS block producer to bring EOS to the gaming market Tallinn, Estonia — November 1, 2018 — Ultra, the company building a first-class PC game publishing platform and marketplace that puts an end to the current distribution monopoly, has announced a partnership with Brazilian-based block producer EOS Rio to develop a blockchain that focuses on expanding EOS to the gaming market by creating a fair ecosystem for games distribution.     EOS Rio, currently one of the 21…

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Law and Regulation of Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies in South Africa

Nowadays, Bitcoin or cryptocurrency is no longer fresh new news to many people around the globe however, it is still has a difficult concept to understand, especially for newbies. As a basic understanding, digital currencies exists solely online and therefore it is intangible. Also, it is a decentralized currency that means, the value of the virtual currencies rely solely on the user’s networks or through ledger technology such as Blockchain which serves as a Public Financial Transaction Database. Consequently, the legality and regulation for digital currencies will depend on the…

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AI-powered CoinGenius to Debut at Crypto Invest Summit, Los Angeles

CoinGenius, an AI-powered cryptocurrency intelligence engine, to officially debut at the world’s largest cryptocurrency and blockchain investor summit.   Los Angeles, 18 October 2018 – CoinGenius, the advanced market intelligence app, today announced that the brand will have an official presence at the Crypto Invest Summit in Downtown Los Angeles.     CoinGenius’ CEO Jeremy Born will discuss the CoinGenius project on the Pitch Stage at 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23.  Born and his executive team will be available to meet with crypto hobbyists and professional investors on the…

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Ouroboros Genesis Research to be Presented at Leading Computer Security Event  

Paper from IOHK represents next step in development of proof-of-stake systems with unparalleled security   New York, NY — 17 October 2018 — IOHK, the leading blockchain research and development company behind top 10 cryptocurrency Cardano, has announced that it will present its research on Ouroboros Genesis at ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security. The research tackles critical challenges that exist in proof-of-stake protocols and this latest version of Ouroboros, the algorithm powering Cardano, represents a significant milestone on the roadmap of research that began with Ouroboros and was…

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Rise in AI and Emergence of Quantum Computing Drive the Deep Learning Chip Industry

  The dream of building objects of intelligence that mimic humans has existed for a long time. While most of them appear in sci-fi movies, in recent years, humans have started making intelligent machines that carry out tasks just as humans do. This is a field known as artificial intelligence (AI). Deep learning is nothing but a subcategory of machine learning (ML), which is a branch of AI. ML enables a machine to learn from data accessed by algorithms, which are created by human programmers.   Deep learning is a…

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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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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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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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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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