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November 13, 2018 4:15 PM
Why Blockchain? Why Tendermint? Why Cosmos Network?
In the recent past weeks we’ve been receiving a lot of “Why” questions, especially centered around our intersection with blockchain and the decisions around it. All of the questions are covered in our Whitepaper and surely all of them were answered multiple times within our community channels, such as Bitcointalk or Telegram. Nevertheless we’ve concluded that our community needs a central point where all blockchain related questions are gathered and addressed.
November 13, 2018 4:06 PM
Welcome Andreas Penzkofer to the IOTA Foundation
Andreas Penzkofer is an electrical engineer and physicist, specializing in analytical and numerical methods. He completed his Ph.D. and post-doctoral research in Electrical Engineering at the University of Sheffield, UK, developing models for novel complex electrical machines in large-scale wind turbines. He comes from a physics background, having graduated at the University of Regensburg, Germany, and completed his thesis in particle physics as part of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Centre research group in Boulder, USA.
November 13, 2018 3:25 PM
November 13, 2018 11:34 AM
Is 2019 the Year in Which Crypto Finally Gets Connected to the Global Financial System?
Looking at the state of the blockchain in 2018, we have to ask ourselves - is crypto banking the unbanked or unbanking the banked? 2019 might be the year in which all of this changes. Regulatory uncertainty, an uncooperative banking sector, and shady, fragmented institutions dominating the crypto market, have created a huge demand for a clean, compliant, and consumer-friendly solution that is willing to fill the gaps left open by the current financial establishment.
November 13, 2018 11:27 AM
Crypto Theft at an All Time High: 2018’s Crypto Hacks Are Reported to Have Stolen Almost $1 Billion
In its quarterly Cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering Report, CipherTrace reported that almost $1 billion has been stolen or crypto hacked so far this year. CipherTrace, which was founded in 2015 by David Jevans, develops cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering, bitcoin forensics, and blockchain threat intelligence solutions. CipherTrace and its quarterly reports have become an authoritative data source which the industry continues to rely on.
November 13, 2018 10:08 AM
BRAVO Hybrid Consensus Protocol BHCP Technical Whitepaper Review
BRAVO started in 2014 and set out to revolutionise the tipping and anonymous payment industry with their seamless mobile payment application. In 2017, BRAVO was featured on ABC's SharkTank and got a deal with Mark Cuban & Lori Greiner. Since then, they have gained a significant amount of traction with tens of thousands of users and millions of dollars worth in transactions. BRAVOs plan to achieve global impact and grow outside of the United States is in the process of being realised, and even more so with the implementation of Blockchain and tokenization technologies to allow anonymous, secure and seamless transactions around the world; with minimal fees. BRAVO has a solution developed: Proven traction with Fiat version available since 2015 in the USA market.
November 13, 2018 3:07 AM
SBI Ripple Asia demoed MoneyTap, a real-time payments app powered by Ripple, at @sgfintechfest and discussed how it helps Japan go cashless.
November 13, 2018 2:32 AM
November 13, 2018 12:45 AM
Hong Kong-Based Bitcoin Mining Pool BTCC to Close Indefinitely
Hong-Kong based bitcoin exchange, BTCC has made known through a press release, plans to shut down its mining pool business BTCC Pool Limited after four years of operation in Hong-Kong.