Coinbase Sought Neutrino After Losing Control Over Customer Data Being Sold

Coinbase’s controversial acquisition of Neutrino was motivated by a desire to ditch its existing tech partners because they ”were actually selling client data to outside sources,” the head of sales at Coinbase said on Saturday. In an interview with Cheddar, Coinbase’s Christine Sandler explained the rationale for buying Neutrino— a blockchain intelligence firm whose founders…Continue readingCoinbase Sought Neutrino After Losing Control Over Customer Data Being Sold

Q4 US Economic Growth Beat Even Donald Trump’s Expectations

The US economy grew at a faster clip than even Donald Trump’s presidential administration had expected, according to the latest Commerce Department report which was delayed by the government shutdown. While significantly lower than Q3’s annualized rate of growth of 3.4%, the Q4 result of 2.6% is 0.4% higher than expected and above average when…Continue readingQ4 US Economic Growth Beat Even Donald Trump’s Expectations

Bloomberg: Crypto Companies Still Run Into Trouble Opening Bank Accounts

Trouble opening bank accounts is common in the cryptocurrency industry, Bloomberg reports Read the original post: Bloomberg: Crypto Companies Still Run Into Trouble Opening Bank AccountsContinue readingBloomberg: Crypto Companies Still Run Into Trouble Opening Bank Accounts

Bitcoin Price Spiked 11% in February But Could Tank & Hit New Lows

The bitcoin price posted its first monthly gain in February after a dismal seven-month drought. However, technical analysis suggests the original cryptocurrency could crater to new lows because a downtrend appears to be forming. Bitcoin Price Spiked 11% In February Mati Greenspan is a senior market analyst at Tel Aviv-based crypto trading platform eToro. He…Continue readingBitcoin Price Spiked 11% in February But Could Tank & Hit New Lows

Unconfirmed: Goldman Sachs-Backed Crypto Payments Startup Circle Seeks $250M in Funding

Circle, a Goldman Sachs-backed cryptocurrency exchange, is reportedly trying to raise $250 million of funding in a combination of equity and debt Read the original post: Unconfirmed: Goldman Sachs-Backed Crypto Payments Startup Circle Seeks 0M in FundingContinue readingUnconfirmed: Goldman Sachs-Backed Crypto Payments Startup Circle Seeks $250M in Funding

As the Blockchain Hype Dies, Why Should We Care About Practical TestNets?

The blockchain era has largely been defined by grandiose promises and ambitions, but little to show for it. For most companies, even those that successfully complete ICOs, we usually hear loud guarantees of life-changing and revolutionary technology. In the end, however, these “game-changers” end in the same place most others do, the dustbin of history.…Continue readingAs the Blockchain Hype Dies, Why Should We Care About Practical TestNets?

Medical Applications for Blockchain Tech

Trust in science cans improve by making a time stamped record of the study findings. Blockchain technology ensures that transactions can’t be changed with time. As applied to the bitcoin, the consequence is since it creates a record of all transactions, a system which, can’t be manipulated by a government. The system’s potency comes in…Continue readingMedical Applications for Blockchain Tech

Tech Firm Plans to Transform Advertising on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter Via Blockchain

Successful tech firm taps crypto as the solution to the advertising industry’s woes. Its DApp compensates publishers only when the campaign’s goals have been satisfied #SPONSORED Read the original post: Tech Firm Plans to Transform Advertising on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter Via BlockchainContinue readingTech Firm Plans to Transform Advertising on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter Via Blockchain