Is Cryptocurrency the Future of Online Selling?

Ticket Fraud On The Rise: Can Blockchain Save Your Next Event? Every year, more than 5 million people are tricked with fraud tickets to concerts, festivals, sporting events and theme parks. Though the convenience of purchasing event tickets online eliminates the hassle of standing in line, online ticket sales have grown in scams now more than ever. In 2015, Billboard’s Live Nation Entertainment reached a record-breaking $7.2 billion in revenue in online ticket...

EtherWorld's weekly: May 20, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news Amazon collaborates with ConsenSys to Simplify Enterprise Blockchain Adoption Infosys Partners with 7 Banks for Blockchain Trade Finance Network Wyoming Aims to Be America’s Cryptocurrency Capital FedEx's Smith Sees Blockchain as 'Next Frontier' for Logistics SEC Created its Own Scammy ICO "HoweyCoins" to Teach Investors a Lesson Thailand Successfully Regulates Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin offerings Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange Turns to Blockchain for New Lending Platform Ethereum News...

Amazon collaborates with ConsenSys to Simplify Enterprise Blockchain Adoption

Amazon, an American e-commerce and cloud computing company is already into blockchain space. Amazon's cloud computing arm has introduced AWS Blockchain Templates last month. To make it easier for customers to use blockchain, they are now in a new partnership with a blockchain startup - Kaleido, incubated by ConsenSys. AWS Blockchain Templates allows to launch an Ethereum (either public or private) or Hyperledger Fabric (private) network in a matter of minutes and with just a...

EtherWorld's weekly: May 13, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news Streamr partners with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to monetise car data. Blockchain across Facebook. Microsoft - Simplifying blockchain app development with Azure Blockchain Workbench Oracle Is Rolling Out Blockchain Products SEC Commissioner Peirce gave an incredible speech about tokens and regulation. China Publishing Crypto Ratings: Bitcoin, Neo, Ethereum, Ripple, Verge, Litecoin and More Australian Government Budget - Injects $700,000 for Blockchain Research German Bank Allows Users To Transfer Loans Anywhere...

EtherWorld's weekly: May 06, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news Goldman Sachs to Open a Bitcoin Trading Operation SEC is cautiously open to initial coin offerings, commissioner says JPMorgan Seeks Patent for Blockchain-Powered Interbank Payments. ConsenSys Signs Partnership With Coursera to Offer Foundational Blockchain Course BMW, Ford, GM: World's Largest Automakers Form Blockchain Coalition Venezuela to Create Digital Cryptocurrency Bank for Youth. Huobi Labs Announces $1 Billion Global Blockchain Industry Fund Reddit Plans to Take Bitcoin Once Again—Along With...

EtherWorld's weekly: April 29, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news Nasdaq would consider trading cryptocurrency, partnered with Gemini American Express closer to breaking into elusive Chinese market - CNBC Reserve Bank of India Faces Lawsuit Over Attempt to Ban Cryptocurrency Trading Puerto Ricans are developing their own parametric hurricane insurance product using Ethereum IBM introduces a blockchain to verify the jewelry supply chain. BBVA Registers $91 Million Loan on Public Ethereum Blockchain. Ethereum News "I am boycotting @coindesk's Consensus...

Bitcoin's 17 millionth coin mined

April 26, 2018, a very special day for Bitcoin community and in the history of cryptocurrency. Today Bitcoin's 17 millionth coin is mined. Source: Blockchain Info Why it matters? Bitcoin, the first digital asset aka cryptocurrency, created in 2009 by an anonymous person Satoshi Nakamoto, is designed with a limited supply of 21 million Bitcoin ever to be mined. It means that no more than 21 million Bitcoin can be created. So, this means we...

Nasdaq would consider trading cryptocurrency, partnered with Gemini

Nasdaq, the second-largest exchange in the world by market capitalization ($9 trillion), is now considering trading of cryptocurrency on its platform. In an interview to CNBC's Squawk Box, Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman told, "Certainly Nasdaq would consider becoming a crypto exchange over time. If we do look at it and say 'it's time, people are ready for a more regulated market,' for something that provides a fair experience for investors." Cryptocurrency or...

EtherWorld's weekly: April 22, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news The high court of India has now overruled the RBI's decision to ban crypto from the country. Mastercard will use blockchain for identity protection, a new patent filed. NASA Funds Blockchain Autonomous Rocket Project Belgium Donates to World Food Programme’s Blockchain Solution Get Started with Blockchain Using the new AWS Blockchain Templates Barclays Has Eyes on Opening Crypto-Trading Desk Coinbase has blocked the official @WikiLeaks shop from its platform...

EtherWorld's weekly: April 15, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news European countries join Blockchain Partnership Samsung Jumps on the Blockchain Bandwagon YouTube and Facebook Are Losing Creators to Blockchain-Powered Rivals Mastercard to Hire More Blockchain Specialists. Chile Is Using Ethereum's Blockchain to Track Energy Data ADVISORY on Cloud Mining Contracts by SEC Philippines Ethereum News ASIC Resistant Hard Fork Discussion Overview. It is confirmed that an ASIC miner able to mine the Ethash algorithm has been developed. Ethereum community please...

EtherWorld's weekly: April 08, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news Banks can't deal with crypto traders, says Reserve Bank of India Chile’s Countrywide Energy Commission To Use Ethereum For Energy Facts Pilot SEC Halts Fraudulent Scheme Involving Unregistered ICO. Twitter suspended the "@Bitcoin" account for violating its rules. Ethereum News Vitalik proposed an EIP 960 suggesting the introduction of a hard cap on the total supply of ETH at 120,204,432; twice the amount of ETH...

EtherWorld's weekly: April 01, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) will now be accepting payments for services in cryptocurrency. Thailand's top banks to waive off digital transaction fees If Facebook Can Be Worth Billions, Why Can't Cryptos? Twitter Will Ban ICO Ads Nvidia CEO: GPU Production Boost Needed Because of Crypto Miners Ethereum News Nick Jhonson shared a proposal for a change to the EIP lifecycle. Souptacular updated about Metropolis 2 (Constantinople) progress so...

EtherWorld's weekly: March 18, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) Quote of the week "Web 3.0 exists because we cannot trust institutions." - Gavin W. News World news Google will ban all cryptocurrency-related advertising - CNBC US Congressional Hearing on ICO Barclays Breaks Rank With Coinbase Deal - WSJ French Regulator Blacklists 15 Crypto Investment Websites Crypto's Biggest ICOs Stay Silent on SEC Subpoenas South Korea Raids 3 Crypto Exchanges in Embezzlement Probe Wyoming Passes 5 Pro-Blockchain Laws, Points the...

EtherWorld's weekly: March 11, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news US Congress to Discuss ICOs in Hearing Next Week Vermont - First US Real Estate Transaction In Blockchain Completed Paypal patented "EXPEDITED VIRTUAL CURRENCY TRANSACTION SYSTEM" Cannabis Publication to Launch on Civil's Decentralized News Platform. Is Google Quietly Purging Cryptocurrency Ads and Content? MtGox Trustee Sold Bitcoins and Bitcoin Cash Worth More Than $406 million Ethereum News Announcing Beneficiaries of the Ethereum Foundation Grants ENSNow: Get an ENS...

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