Home » Bitcoin Cash (page 10)

Bitcoin Cash

Marsh and IBM Collaborate to Put Proof of Insurance on the Blockchain

International insurance broker Marsh is working with IBM to develop a commercial blockchain solution that will allow businesses to certify that the contractor they are about to hire has the proper, up-to-date insurance coverage necessary to begin work. The solution will be built on Hyperledger Fabric, an open-source permissioned blockchain framework, using IBM Blockchain Platform, a cloud-based blockchain application development ...

Read More »

When the Taxman Comes Knocking, Will Americans Report Crypto Gains?

Cryptocurrency investors appear to be skirting their taxes. Whether keeping with crypto’s anti-establishment roots or for lack of ability, American cryptocurrency practitioners are testing the IRS’s tolerance for crypto tax evasion. Tax day in the United States is tomorrow, April 17, 2018, but according to the popular tax filing service Credit Karma, few cryptocurrency holders have reported earnings or losses ...

Read More »

Coinbase Buys Earn.com, Gaining Top Talent in the Process

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is buying Earn.com, a social network that allows users to earn digital currency by replying to emails and completing small tasks online. Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong made the announcement in a blog post today, April 16, 2018. In addition to welcoming the entire Earn.com team, Coinbase has made Earn.com co-founder and CEO Balaji Srinivasan its first CTO. ...

Read More »

What Is Ether? – Bitcoin Magazine

Ether is the underlying token powering the Ethereum blockchain, but it serves a slightly different purpose than bitcoin does to the Bitcoin blockchain. Although ether is traded on public markets and has displayed price appreciation similar to bitcoin, they are quite different by design. Ether is not intended to be a unit of currency on a peer-to-peer payment network; rather, ...

Read More »

Plutus Is Pursuing the “Holy Grail” of Payment Innovation

While many people see cryptocurrency as a speculative investment, many of the new asset class’ earliest adopters believe they could be much more promising for everyday currency use. Championing the motto “Spend Crypto, Anywhere,” the U.K.-based project, Plutus, is leading the charge in delivering a worldwide payments solution to make it easier for cryptocurrency users to spend money with merchants. ...

Read More »

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Startups Are Making Progress

Golem has lumbered in from the wilderness now with its first beta release, the Brass Golem, bringing the notion of Airbnb for computers to life on Ethereum. Also in Ethereum news, Ether Capital seeks to be a steadying and calming force in the Ethereum technology and ICO space. Samsung has now confirmed that it is manufacturing ASIC chips for Halong ...

Read More »

FPT and Factom Announce Partnership to Expand Blockchain-as-a-Service

Austin-based blockchain-as-a-service company Factom is partnering with FPT Software, an IT services company stationed in Vietnam. The two enterprises will work with each other to develop a new blockchain technology platform through Factom Harmony — a system that creates audit records regarding data, decisions, activities and events. The purpose of the platform is to digitize and store files by utilizing ...

Read More »

Tim Draper Predicts Bitcoin Will Soar to $250,000 in Four Years

In another one of his famous bitcoin predictions that gets widespread news coverage, billionaire investor Tim Draper is now predicting that the price of bitcoin, which today traded at around $8,100, will rocket to $250,000 in four years. Draper, a founding partner in Draper Associates, made the prediction on April 12, 2018, at the Block (Chain) Party at Draper University ...

Read More »

Collaboration Tools Graphite and Stealthy Create a Decentralized Duo

At a time when concerns over how big companies like Facebook, LinkedIn and Google are handling our data continue to grow, two blockchain-based apps have joined forces to offer productivity tools that give you full control over your own data. Graphite Docs, a decentralized alternative to Google G-suite, has integrated with decentralized messaging app Stealthy, the two companies announced on ...

Read More »

$3.5 Million in Bitcoin Missing From India’s Coinsecure Exchange

In what may be the biggest virtual currency exchange heist in India to date, 438 bitcoin (BTC), currently worth $3.5 million, have gone missing from Coinsecure, and the exchange thinks an employee has run off with the money.   In a statement posted on the exchange’s website on April 12, 2018, Coinsecure said the exchange was not hacked, but that bitcoin ...

Read More »