Bitcoin Nothing More Than a ‘Lottery Ticket’: Harvard Economist

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Former IMF Chief Economist and current Harvard University Professor of Economics and Public Policy Kenneth Rogoff believes that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies currently amount to little more than “lottery tickets” at this moment in time. Writing in the Guardian on Monday, Rogoff stated that while some believe that cryptocurrencies have had their day and are […]

UNICEF Chooses Six Blockchain Startups for Humanitarian Investment Venture

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Months after publishing a “blockchain call” to startups that could benefit humanity, the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has invested in six blockchain startups. In January 2018, UNICEF called for early-stage technology startups that were registered in one of UNICEF’s programme countries. It received over 100 applications from 50 different countries. The organization […]

Why a Little-Known Crypto Mining Firm is Suing Bitcoin Cash’s Biggest Backers

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After reporting on the story that Miami-based UnitedCorp had filed suit against Roger Ver, Jihan Wu, Bitmain, Bitcoin.com, and Kraken exchange, CCN had the opportunity to talk to Lawry Trevor-Deutsch, Vice President of Corporate Affairs, about the motivation for the lawsuit. The first thing that should be disclosed is that UnitedCorp says that it is not […]

Top Supply Chain Blockchain Projects for 2019: Corporate to Scrappy Startups

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The general public may still associate the term “blockchain” with Bitcoin, but members of the crypto space know that the technology has far more applications. One field blockchain is on the verge of revolutionizing is supply chain management. Blockchain provides unprecedented levels of transparency in an industry once connected by paperwork and human error.  How […]

Mastercard Applies For New Patent for Anonymous Blockchain Transactions – A Regulated Bitcoin Tumbler?

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Mastercard, the company who have gone through the entire process of laughing, fighting, and then embracing Bitcoin (and then attacking it again), have applied for another new patent in the blockchain space. Their last one was in regards to — we’re not making this up — a fractional reserve crypto bank. They describe a novel […]