BlockChain: In bigger crackdown of crypto abuses, SEC goes after unregistered coin offerings

BlockChain: In bigger crackdown of crypto abuses, SEC goes after unregistered coin offerings

Adam Jeffery | CNBC The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced its first civil penalties on Friday against crypto founders who failed to register new coin offerings, part of a bigger regulatory and legal crackdown aimed at abuses and outright fraud in the growing digital currency industry.…
BlockChain: Kakao’s Blockchain Platform, ‘Klaytn’ Announces Strategic Partnership with ‘Terra’

BlockChain: Kakao’s Blockchain Platform, ‘Klaytn’ Announces Strategic Partnership with ‘Terra’

Terra to explore methods of integration with Klaytn's platform Klaytn and Terra to engage in joint research to release Terra's stablecoin onto Klaytn Partnership expected to foster a blockchain ecosystem suitable for mass adoption SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kakao's global public blockchain platform, 'Klaytn' has announced a strategic partnership with 'Terra,'…
BlockChain: Genetics Start-Up Wants to Sequence People’s Genomes for Free

BlockChain: Genetics Start-Up Wants to Sequence People’s Genomes for Free

The quality of gene sequencing has improved so much and its price has fallen so far that a start-up now says it can offer the service for free. Nebula Genomics aims to sequence a customer’s entire genome, according to the company’s chief scientific officer Dennis Grishin. In contrast, current commercial services offer genotyping, which focuses…
BlockChain: EOS Development Startup Guide

BlockChain: EOS Development Startup Guide

I architect distributed-ledger products for Carbon-12 Labs, and I had the pleasure of building and deploying an EOS stablecoin throughout the past month with the resident Carbon hackers.Let’s get right to the point: I believe that EOS is a developer’s paradise 🏝 and I want to help other developers and craftsman learn about EOS and why…
BlockChain: The Art of Dodging Cryptocurrency Scammers

BlockChain: The Art of Dodging Cryptocurrency Scammers

Spotting “Scam Coins” in a World Where Coin Market Cap lists over 2,000 tokens.Unfortunately, as I’ve spent more and more time in cryptocurrency, I’ve gotten better and better at spotting scams. The world is progressing at an alarming rate. While we look at the advancements in technology like smartphones and marvel at how far we’ve come,…
BlockChain: Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For November 16th, 2018

BlockChain: Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For November 16th, 2018

FridayNov162018 Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For November 16th, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 at 9:05AM Wake up! It's HighScalability time: Beautiful. Unwelcome Gaze is a triptych visualizing the publicly reachable web server infrastructure of Google, Facebook, Amazon and the routing graph(s) leading to them.  Do you like this sort of Stuff? Please support me on Patreon. I'd…
BlockChain: Bitcoin’s price is bottoming out

BlockChain: Bitcoin’s price is bottoming out

reports that, in total, the entire cryptocurrency market lost $24 billion in the past 24 hours.Bitcoin’s $5,000 value is far below what it was worth only 11 months ago. Last December, it nearly hit $20,000. That didn’t last long, however, as the price has been slumping ever since–albeit with a few encouraging bumps along the…
BlockChain: CryptoWatch: Bitcoin hits lowest level since October 2017 amid digital-coin rout

BlockChain: CryptoWatch: Bitcoin hits lowest level since October 2017 amid digital-coin rout

The selloff in the virtual-asset market extended into Thursday, with the No.1 digital currency on track for its fourth consecutive loss and a fresh yearly low. A single bitcoin BTCUSD, -6.17%  was last changing hands at $5,545.08, down 1.5% since Wednesday at 5 p.m. Eastern Time on the Kraken cryptocurrency exchange. Earlier in the session,…
BlockChain: Inside the ‘Crypto Castle,’ where young Bitcoin entrepreneurs party and plot the future of money

BlockChain: Inside the ‘Crypto Castle,’ where young Bitcoin entrepreneurs party and plot the future...

In the brightly lit kitchen of the Crypto Castle, a three-story home in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighbourhood, young tech workers drink from Solo cups and wax poetic about Bitcoin. “I don’t think you can be in this house for two hours without being evangelized,” says Jeremy Gardner, a resident and seasoned entrepreneur working on…
BlockChain: Amol Sarva is Making Knotel Bigger than the ‘We’ Word

BlockChain: Amol Sarva is Making Knotel Bigger than the ‘We’ Word

Amol Sarva is running late. You can’t really hold it against the guy. He’s all apologies as he glides into the Knotel headquarters at 137 Varick Street in Hudson Square, which the company will soon be vacating. (Disney is redeveloping the property.) His excuse is he was on the phone with a distant time zone…