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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Elevated Returns Closes $18M Tokenized Asset Offering of the St. Regis Aspen Report

Company also announces expansion into Southeast Asia via the acquisition of a Thai broker-dealer designed to spur distribution and origination of its real estate tokenization methodology.  Aspen Digital represents a landmark completed tokenized real estate offering, serving as the blueprint for future deals in the Security Token Space New York, NY – October 9, 2018 – Elevated Returns – an asset management company with an established track record of extracting alpha value out of its investments spanning real estate hospitality and consumer brands – today announced the $18M closing of Aspen…

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Crypto News, Analysis, Forecasts, ICOs and Events for the week ending 5 October, 2018

  Crypto News & Analysis   A historic event has occurred in the world of cryptocurrencies. Venezuela has gone full speed ahead and has endorsed their own national cryptocurrency, the Petro. The Petro does not fit the full definition of a decentralized cryptocurrency or a stablecoin. But what it does demonstrate is the willingness of an independent sovereign nation to adopt the use of a digital currency. And that fact is huge in the evolution of cryptos.     The concept behind decentralized cryptocurrencies was initially to be free from…

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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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Don’t get left behind: The digital economy, automation and the future of work

  In the west, the term digital economy was first coined in 1995 in Don Tapscott’s book The Digital Economy: Promise and Peril in the Age of Networked Intelligence. Prior to this, not a whole lot of consideration was given to how the internet might change the way we live and do business. Of course, it is well understood now that the digital economy has helped, and has potential to help still, with things like scientific research, economic growth, improving living standards and providing job opportunities. Currently, it makes up…

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There is a DOG [e] nipping at the heels of Bitcoin

  Could a coin that started as a joke become a serious rival to Bitcoin? Some crypto experts seem to think so.     What is DOGE?   What is DogeCoin – DOGE … Or rather what’s with Dogecoin and the Dog? Dogecoin was originally created as a joke, referencing a meme about a funny-looking Shiba Inu dog that gained wide popularity on the internet. So, What is Dogecoin?   Dogecoin is a decentralized peer-2-peer digital currency, just like Bitcoin and can be used to easily transfer value online.   And…

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Concert Producer Hyperglow Teams Up with Blockchain Ticketing Platform Blockparty for Upcoming Multi-City Tour

  Celebrating five years as America’s largest touring glow party, Hyperglow announces three new shows to be ticketed through Blockparty in order to offer event goers a safer, more secure ticketing experience   NEW YORK, September 24, 2018 – Concert production company, Hyperglow, and leader in blockchain-based live event ticketing, Blockparty, announced a partnership to integrate blockchain technology into the ticketing for Hyperglow’s upcoming three-city tour. The shows will take place throughout November and December, including stops in: Syracuse, NY at The Westcott Theatre on November 8th Niagara Falls, NY…

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Crypto News, Analysis, Forecasts, ICOs and Events for the week ending 21 September 2018

Crypto News & Analysis The government of Switzerland has announced that it plans to tokenize their national currency, the Swiss Franc. A cryptocurrency that is backed by a fiat currency is referred to as a stablecoin. The perception is that a tokenized fiat currency is less volatile in price swings than its purely digital counterpart. The stablecoin proposed by Switzerland will not be the first of its kind. There is a stablecoin backed by the United State Dollar, the Tether, the United States Dollar Token (USDT). The Russian government has…

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Citizens Reserve Announces ‘SUKU’ Platform to Create Industry-Agnostic, Blockchain-Powered Supply Chain Solution

  Esteemed team of blockchain and technology veterans, including former Deloitte Global Blockchain Lead, create “supply-chain-as-a-service” ecosystem with a single, global platform for trading partners LOS GATOS, California, September 5, 2018 – Citizens Reserve, the high tech startup led by several entrepreneurs and former Deloitte blockchain executives, has unveiled SUKU, an industry agnostic supply chain solution aimed at tackling the issues of transparency, efficiency, and product visibility in legacy systems. A blockchain-based platform, SUKU expects to open new markets, improve operations and reduce cost of running supply chains. The SUKU…

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Top Crypto Experts Will Gather on the Second Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Malta

  On October 23, the international organization Smile-Expo will conduct the second Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Malta – huge event with crypto discussions by blockchain specialists. The large-scale meeting of top industry experts will become the 50th anniversary event of the Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference series.     Why Malta? Malta belongs to the list of the most DLT-friendly countries and takes one of the top three places in crypto development.   Positive and encouraging ICO regulations, innovative bills with guidelines for the industry and companies moving their businesses to…

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