UK Company Acquires ‘Bitcoin’ Trademark, Allegedly Threatens Etsy Store over BTC-themed Items

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Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. A UK company has acquired the trademark for “Bitcoin” and has allegedly threatened to bring a lawsuit against a small business that sells bitcoin-themed shirts. The business owner shared their plight on the Bitcoin subreddit, explaining that today, May 25, they received […]

Podcast Platform Castbox Launches Blockchain Project to Reward Creators

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Award-winning global podcast platform Castbox has announced the release of ContentBox, a blockchain-based infrastructure for decentralized digital content. The project is backed by Bo Shen — the founder of Fenbushi Capital and an early adopter of Ethereum — who will serve as both a cornerstone investor and strategic advisor to the team. Shen said, “The […]

Op Ed: The Benefits of Incentivizing Node Operators in Public Blockchains

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The cryptocurrency industry has seen tremendous growth this year, with a 3,363 percent increase in market capitalization and a 216 percent increase in cryptocurrency and asset exchanges. While this is certainly promising, it foreshadows a unique scalability problem. At present, most crypto companies are almost entirely dependent on the charity of “nodes” to establish and […]

ConsenSys’ Andrew Keys: Blockchain Standards, Societal Change, & Flip-Flops

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Interview with Andrew Keys of ConsenSys Andrew Keys is the Head of Business Development for ConsenSys, a global ecosystem of developers and innovators building decentralized applications and infrastructure leveraging the Ethereum protocol. He is also the co-founder of ConsenSys Capital, the organization’s constellation of financial services which include ConsenSys Ventures, Token Foundry, and ConsenSys Capital […]

Comparing Centralized vs Decentralized Blockchain Business Models

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Centralized business models have been the foundation of the world economy for centuries. However, we are already beginning to see the early stages of a movement towards decentralization. While most organizations still tend to rely upon centralized business models, decentralized blockchain business models are becoming increasingly popular. Decentralized blockchain business models sound good in theory. […]

Ethereum Co-Founder Lubin: Cryptocurrencies Should Stay ‘Unfettered” from Regulations

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Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. It’s a tricky balance, but Ethereum Co-Founder Joseph Lubin believes the cryptocurrency market should embrace regulators though he also points out it’s vital not to stifle innovation. Lubin, who is at the helm of ConsenSys, welcomes regulators into the cryptocurrency space both in the […]

Distributed Dialogues With Tatiana Moroz

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In partnership with the Distributed Event Series and the Let’s Talk Bitcoin Network, “Distributed Dialogues” gives listeners a cross section of the cryptocurrency and enterprise blockchain ecosystem by giving voice to the people, ideas and projects that make it possible. The following interviews came from Tatiana Moroz during the Distributed: Markets event. During the event, […]

The Best GPUs for Mining – 2018 Edition

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Cryptocurrency mining has gotten more competitive over the last five years and as cryptocurrencies have seen enormous gains, this has fueled a race for more efficient means of mining.  While huge mining facilities with ample budgets can afford to go with all ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) chips, most home miners are using CPU or […]