Monthly Archives: October 2017

Ethereum Hitting $1,000 May Take Several Years

At the beginning of July, Luis Cuende, co-founder of Aragon, said that while Ethereum’s value will remain around $260 in the short-term, in the long run, it could hit $1,000. When, though, is this likely to take place? At present, ether is trading at $307, according to CoinMarketCap. When you compare it to bitcoin’s value, […]

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Creating a Blockchain-Based Network of Interoperable Artificial Intelligences

Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup SingularityNET, recently covered by Wired as “the most tech-hype idea of the year,” wants to democratize AI research and facilitate the emergence of human-level AI on a decentralized, open-source platform. SingularityNET operates on a belief that the benefits of AI should not be dominated by any small set of powerful institutions […]

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Stocks Advance For 7th Straight Month As Yield Curve Crashes To 10 Year Lows

Well that was easy… When does this mouth snap shut?   Japan wins October… with only two down days all month (the first -0.4% and the 2nd last night -0.003%!)…NKY’s best month since Oct 2015 S&P, Dow, and Nasdaq’s best month since February, Trannies were the only major index red with Small Caps bouncing back […]

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Slovenia Primed to Become a Blockchain Haven

The prime minister of Slovenia’s speech in support of blockchain technology this week has solidified the country’s position as the leading blockchain destination in the European Union and a key player in the regulatory field. “After the difficult ordeal of the economic crisis … we are coming back to life, we are growing again, and we […]

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Resolving Contract Disputes on a Decentralized Network

As per data from Finra.org, a total of 2,286 arbitration cases were filed in August 2017, with 1,511 (66%) being filed by customers and 775 (34%) being intra-industry cases. The average settlement time (in months) for these disputes was 14.6 with 17.1 months taken to totally address complex issues and 6.7 months for simple ones. […]

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Launching a Cryptocurrency “Token Generation Event” (aka an ICO)

On October 27, 2017, disruptors in the cryptocurrency field gathered at the San Francisco Ethereal Summit. Sponsored by ConsenSys, the summit provided a diverse mix of panels and workshops that demystified the “initial coin offering” (ICO) or “token generation event.” Side note: Vernacular is key. Referring to a token launch as an ICO is so “September.” The process […]

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Interview: NewsBTC With Petr Belousov, CEO of Confideal

Most of the applications of the Blockchain technology is driven by the smart contracts, which have the capability of automating decision making and execution in most of the settings. As most of the big names across industries pour money into creating and implementing these smart contracts into their organization’s operations and workflow, smaller players with […]

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Satoshi Nakamoto’s Brilliant White Paper Turns 9-Years Old

Technology Bitcoin has had a phenomenal year in 2017 surpassing many expectations as the decentralized currency now commands a whopping $100B market capitalization. This Halloween marks another milestone as nine years ago today the anonymous creator of the ‘Internet of Money,’ Satoshi Nakamoto, released the Bitcoin white paper. Also Read: Bitcoin Prices Skyrocket to $7200 on […]

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ICOs and penny stocks suffer from the same scams that made “Wolf of Wall Street” Jordan Belfort infamous — Quartz

Jordan Belfort, of The Wolf of Wall Street fame, made his name dealing in “penny stocks,” the thousands of securities that don’t trade on a big stock exchange. Today, this lightly regulated, often times questionable, market isn’t nearly as prominent as it was back in Belfort’s heyday. Still, there are lessons from the rowdy world […]

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HydroMiner Halloween PROMO: 20% Bonus Total for Whoever Invest More Than 11 Ether Today!

Happy H2O’ween! It’s Halloween and it’s all treats for HydroMiners… Only on 31st of October (local time of Vienna, Austria), if you contribute at least 11 Ether to the currently ongoing token sale, you will get an extra 5% bonus. To claim the bonus, join the token sale at https://www.hydrominer.org/token-sale/ and contribute over 11 ETH; […]

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