Chinese Loyalty Rewards Solution foodchains Announces Partnership with Swiss Loyalty Ecosystem qiibee

qiibee to power foodchains’ gamification-based rewards system and bring loyalty on the blockchain to China Zug, Switzerland — July 18, 2018 — qiibee, the Swiss loyalty token protocol which helps brands around the world run their loyalty programs on the blockchain, has announced a partnership with Chinese restaurant loyalty rewards program foodchains, creating a blockchain-based cryptocurrency in the process.     Customers who download the foodchains app will earn FAN tokens each time they make a purchase at participating foodchains restaurants simply by scanning a QR code, writing reviews about…

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Bitcoin and Crypto Bounties fight Poverty

  It seems that Bitcoin and crypto bounties are doing more to alleviate poverty than most people believe.   What is a Crypto Bounty?   A crypto bounty is a small crypto payment to someone in exchange for a task and sometimes those tasks can be fairly simple such as sending out a tweet or more complex like writing an article, making a video or even doing some development work.   Recently it has come to light that people in impoverished conditions are having a major improvement in their lives…

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European Banks Finally Use Blockchain – European Tech Experts React

The news broke that a group of European banks has completed the first live blockchain-based financial trades across borders via their jointly developed we.trade blockchain platform.   Built on IBM’s Blockchain Platform and its Hyperledger Fabric technology, we.trade was established by Deutsche Bank, HSBC, KBC, Natixis, Nordea, Rabobank, Santander, Société Générale and UniCredit, in a bid to boost the efficiency of cross-border financial transactions.   This latest development evoked comment from leading projects leaders within the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, a number of which have already launched blockchain education initiatives…

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Codex Protocol Announces New Ecosystem Members Providing Services To Fine Arts Industry

  Partners to utilize and contribute to provenance on Codex Record   New York, NY – Codex Protocol, a leading decentralized title registry for the $2 trillion arts & collectibles (A&C) asset class, has announced key partners joining the Codex Ecosystem — a group of major A&C stakeholders spanning the complete spectrum of all industry partners, including collectors, auctioneers, dealers, museums, and other organizations vetted by existing members. New partners include Heffel Fine Art Auction House, Feral Horses, Luxury Asset Capital, ValueMyStuff, Dust, and The Clarion List. Through interactions with…

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Save up to 33% on everything on Amazon with Purse

Purse makes Bitcoin useful. Save up to 33% on everything on Amazon with Purse. Thought hodling was all you could do with Bitcoin? Meet Purse. Purse allows you to spend Bitcoin and save up to 33% on everything on Amazon. Just transfer your Bitcoin to your Purse wallet, find the item you want, and place your order at your preferred discount rate, from 5 to 33% off.   Purse is a marketplace that matches shoppers and earners. Shoppers have Bitcoin and want to save money on Amazon. Earners want to…

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Decentralized vs Centralized Bitcoin Exchanges, Binance wants both

Binance has just announced that they plan to develop a public blockchain in order to create a new exchange.  This time, a decentralized exchange.     Taken from the Binance statement:- “After extensively researching decentralized exchange frameworks and analyzing existing implementations, we believe significant improvements can be made in providing Binance users with a level of trading experience to which they are already accustomed. Centralized and Decentralized exchanges will co-exist in the near future, complementing each other, while also having interdependence. We stand here today because we believe that Blockchain…

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Bitcoin in freefall after Binance hack

Bitcoin prices plunged today on speculation that major crypto exchange Binance has been hacked.     The exchange has denied being attacked but several users reported that their altcoin holdings were liquidated unexpectedly and without consent. There is speculation that Binance’s trading bot was at the heart of the issue, while others believe hackers may have orchestrated an attack on the Bitcoin exchange… Binance has halted trading and withdrawals. Full Story: – HACKED     Exchange hacks have plagued Bitcoin since inception, remember the Mt. Gox hack?   This constant…

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Chinese Retail Giant Proves Foods Safety with  Blockchain

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com is implementing Blockchain to track the supply chain of its meat sales and to prove food safety.   JD said that customers will be able to monitor their meat from the farm in Australia where it was produced right to their doorstep.   Customers will be able to check exactly how the meat was raised, butchered, and transported.   China has a history of counterfeit goods and in  August 2016, 319 pigs contaminated by prohibited drugs, were discovered in southeast China.   Blockchain technology provides a…

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How to Install your Embedded Vault

  Cryptocurrency during the past year has soared to new highs coupled with the need to protect them. Embedded Vault can do just that. Embedded Vault is the world’s most secure cryptocurrency software wallet that can turn your PC into a secure hardware wallet.   Current Requirements for Embedded Vault: Android Smartphone with Fingerprint scanner and Bluetooth Windows PC with Bluetooth       Embedded Vault currently supports popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, EOT Coin, EOT Token, Waves and also provides an exchange between EOT tokens to EOT coins.  …

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NHS and other government websites hacked for Bitcoin mining

  You can be mining Bitcoin when visiting the NHS or other government websites. It was reported the Guardian, late on Sunday that thousands of websites, including those belonging to NHS services, the Student Loans Company and several English councils, have been infected by malware that forces the computers of a visitor to the site to mine cryptocurrency while using the site.     The website of the UK’s data protection watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office, was taken down to deal with the issue after it was reportedly infected by…

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