Satoshi United’s UnConference in Dubai – USD100k in prizes for Blockchain Innovation

GET A CHANCE TO PITCH YOUR INNOVATION TO THE RIGHT TARGET AUDIENCE AND WIN UP TO 100K USD After a successful First edition in Singapore, Satoshi United –  “The biggest UnConference in the blockchain world” – Is hosting its second edition in the Middle East, taking place on 22-23rd October 2018 in Dubai.     In order to encourage innovation in blockchain, Satoshi United hosts a segment called “Pitcher Perfect”, where the participating ICO‘s and blockchain startups have a chance to win 100,000 USD prize money in investment by pitching…

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RAILROADED? Ross Ulbricht and the Silk Road Case

  It has been 5 years since the incarceration of Ross Ulbricht for the creation of the website, Silk Road. Silk Road was an online marketplace on the Tor browser (pre-configured to protect privacy and anonymity on the web) that used Bitcoin as the payment method.   The Silk Road website allowed the anonymous exchange of a variety of goods, both legal and illegal and including drugs of which the most common was small amounts of cannabis. “Anything involuntary that created victims or used force, such as child porn, stolen…

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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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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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Crypto News, Analysis, Forecasts, ICOs and Events for the week ending 9/14/2018

    Crypto News & Analysis It’s ironic how the Chinese government restricts its citizens from engaging with cryptocurrencies, and at the same time, Chinese companies like Bitmain dominate the industry. The Chinese government has blocked access to 124 foreign cryptocurrency exchanges that offer their services to Chinese citizens. VPNs have helped Chinese traders of Cryptos get around the government imposed restrictions.   The Cryptocurrency Exchanges have also found ways to circumvent the ban by relaunching themselves with new domain names that are registered in other countries outside of China.…

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Blockchain and Real Estate: From New Investment Options to the Futuristic Cities of Tomorrow

  Real estate is one of the most common types of investment today. After all, just owning a home and renting it represents a permanent passive income that’s really compelling. It is, in fact, one of the most profitable types of investments out there.   Even people who don’t rent houses sometimes invest in the real estate market, usually by flipping them. For those who don’t know, flipping a house means buying a property, refurbishing it, and selling it for a profit. The market for this has grown exponentially over…

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EOT Price Outlook – Can new EOT Wallet / Exchange put a fire under the EOT Price?

After languishing for a few months, new developments might be the catalyst to start a rise in the EOT price.     EOT Wallet / Exchange   Launched a mere 10 days ago, EOT Wallet / Exchange has kicked of with a number of listings and has been expanding services since day one.   Close to 15,000 EOT Wallet users gave the Exchange a quick start and currently, the following coins are listed on the EOT Exchange.   EOT Wallet / Exchange Review   Cryptocurrencies Listed on EOT Wallet /…

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On A Fixed Income? Here’s The Best Places To Make That Dollar Stretch

  Retirement is an exciting thing, but can also be challenging if you’re on a limited income. To help, we’ve put together a list of the best places to retire based on both financial and lifestyle factors. Now you just have to decide!   Retiring does not mean retiring from life. No, for many people, it’s the beginning of a new life. It’s the beginning of your bucket list. You finally get to do all the things you’ve been longing to do for years! Free from the office, it’s your…

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Bitcoin News Review – 1 May 2018

A short summary of latest Bitcoin, Crypto and Blockchain News   Iran: Model Of State-Issued Digital Currency Now Ready, Says Gov’t Minister   Square shares drop after short-seller Citron calls bitcoin strategy ‘nonsense’   Japanese Regulators Discussed Restricting Trade Of Privacy-Focused Altcoins, Report Says   Buy EOT directly from your Bitcoin Wallet     Bitcoin has ‘elements of all of the different asset classes,’ CFTC chairman says   European Commission To Fight Fake News With Power Of Blockchain   From the European Commission: – “Innovative technologies, such as blockchain, can…

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Breaking News – Facebook Bans Bitcoin and ICO Ads

Facebook Bans Bitcoin and ICO Ads.   CNBC reported earlier today that Facebook is banning all ads that promote cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, in an effort to prevent people from advertising what the company is calling “financial products and services frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices.”   That means no advertiser will be able to promote bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies, or initial coin offerings — ICOs for short — this will also extend to binary options, according to a Facebook blog post.   Facebook further mentioned that ads that violate…

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