Going Beyond the Cryptocurrency Hype with Blockchain

Bitcoin has been on a roller coaster ride in its price, its value reached as high as $20,000 in late 2017 to as low as $6,000 within a time frame of just six months. The highly volatile nature of Bitcoin is certainly a blotch on its reputation and certainly this could be why Goldman Sachs’ head of Global Investment Research, Steve Strongin holds the view that most cryptocurrencies ultimately will not survive in the long run and compares it to the dotcom bubble where only a few companies around that…

Goonhilly and Spacebit Partner To Accelerate Commercial Space Exploration Through Blockchain Technology

Goonhilly Earth Station, the UK satellite communications innovator and space gateway, has today announced that it is collaborating with space blockchain technology pioneers, Spacebit, to develop the use of blockchain technology for space-based data applications and mission deployment. Blockchain technology has the potential to introduce new techniques to accelerate space exploration by creating an ecosystem that fosters access to space data. The partnership is seeking to lower the barrier to entry to access to space communication and application networks. The Goonhilly-Spacebit collaboration, with initial agreement signed at the Farnborough International…

After Months of Waiting, JD.com Launched its Blockchain Platform and Mobile App

JD.com has been busy today. On Friday, the Chinese e-commerce company rolled out two new products: a JD.com blockchain platform and a JD.com app. The latter is the platform’s first use case. Here’s what we know.  JD.com Blockchain Platform: Officially Live  Today, JD.com posted a press release, which stated that the company had not only created a blockchain platform but a mobile application as well. The company decided to both announce and launch the products Friday; this is likely a marketing move to keep the company in the backs of weekend traders’…

UEFA’s New Ticketing System Uses Blockchain Technology

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has made quite the revolutionary announcement today. No, Lionel Messi has not quit football or anything like that, rather the announcement revealed the new UEFA ticketing system. And the new UEFA ticketing system uses blockchain technology. Get in! The UEFA Ticketing System UEFA successfully deployed its new blockchain ticketing system via mobile phones. The system was actually tested first back in May where it was used to sell 50% of the tickets for the 2018 UEFA Europa League final in Lyon and it was successful. ……

Top Altcoin Gainers: Ethereum Classic (ETC) & Populous (PPT) Soar

The cryptocurrency market has taken a beating to start out August but it seems the market has made a shift this week. Currently, Bitcoin (BTC) is trading just under $6,400 and Ethereum (ETH), one of the top altcoin gainers today, is just below $300. Let’s take a closer look at Ethereum Classic (ETC) and Populous (PPT), as they are top altcoin gainers on the market today. Top Altcoin Gainers: Ethereum Classic (ETC) Coinbase To Launch $ETC On https://t.co/QXk7Bpqoff & Mobile App Today at 5pm Pacific Time ⚡️💚 https://t.co/UUUsDRwrTE — Ethereum…

AXS Blockchain Solutions Inc. and Chainlinks Lab Inc. Announce Name Change to LiteLink Technologies Inc. and LiteLink Labs Inc.

Depositphotos/Syda_Productions VANCOUVER, British Columbia, August 16, 2018 – LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:BAXS) (FRA: C0B) a leader in blockchain solution development, is pleased to announce that it will change its name from “AXS Blockchain Solutions Inc.” to “LiteLink Technologies Inc.” Effective at the market opening on August 21, 2018, the common shares of the Company are expected to commence trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the Company’s new name and under the trading symbol “LLT”. To maintain consistency across the brand, recent acquisition, Chainlinks Lab Inc. has also changed…

Square Cash App Expands to All 50 US States and Allows All Members to Buy Bitcoin (BTC)

Square just announced that with its Square Cash app, all users are now able to buy Bitcoin in all 50 US states. Red, white, and bitcoin. Now you can use Cash App to buy bitcoin in all 50 states. pic.twitter.com/D4fhVRz7WL — Cash App (@CashApp) August 13, 2018 Square Ahead of the Competition Square was originally founded by Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey. The Cash App initially rolled out its Bitcoin services months ago but had to go state-by-state to get approval. Recently, it was reported that Square also secured the so-called ‘BitLicense’…

Bitcoin Month Recap: BTC is Suffering but it’s Hanging in There!

Bitcoin Price Watch: Yesterday saw Bitcoin (BTC) price fall to almost below $6,000. But what about today? First, let’s recap the last month. Bitcoin Price Watch: The Past Month Mid-July was looking promising for the coin as it began a sudden bull-run which saw Bitcoin climb to a peak of around $8,450. But typically reflective of this volatile marketplace, the highs did not last long and BTC has been on a steady downward climb since hitting the peak. Once August kicked in, it seemed any progress made in those impressive…

CEO Colin McIntosh is Letting You Buy Bed Sheets with Litecoin, Bitcoin, & Other Forms of Crypto!

As the cryptocurrency marketplace continues to become more mainstream, various industries continue to adapt and begin accepting various forms of payment. One such industry that has just started to adapt is the bedding one, where CEOs such as Colin McIntosh of Sheets & Giggles has started to allow customers to pay with Litecoin, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and ETH. We sat down with Colin for an exclusive Q&A to learn more about his views on cryptocurrency, why crowd-funding websites should start adapting more, and why he chose to take charge in…

Another Bullish Believer: Bitcoin Is The Future And USD Is A Scam

Bitcoin has recruited another influential bull in the form of Robert Kiyosaki — author of the famous financial self-help book Rich Dad, Poor Dad. Kiyosaki has declared Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general, as the “currencies of the people”; even going one abrasive step further by referring to the US dollar as a scam. According to the famous author, cryptos will outlive fiat currency, of which “the dollar is toast”. Currencies Of The People Kiyosaki’s strong opinion was aired on a Sane Crypto Podcast hosted by Kim Hughes. He also took the time,…