HTC Plans to Launch 2nd Gen Blockchain Smartphone in 2019

May 6, 2019
Taiwanese consumer electronics giant HTC has revealed plans to launch a second-generation model of its blockchain-centric smartphone before the end of 2019. The news was announced in a report from English-language Asian IT news source Digitimes on April 29. According to HTC’s chief decentralized officer Phil Chen, the development is a bid to boost smartphone sales and

Japan’s Need for Crypto Regulations

May 3, 2019
A recent incident shows the need for regulations in Japan for cryptocurrency. Masayoshi Son, a renowned investor from Japan, lost $130 million in Bitcoin investments. He is the CEO of SoftBank Group, which is valued at $100 billion. The first investment was in Alibaba with $20 million in 2000, which grew to $50 billion by

Bibox Crypto Exchange Rolls Out Blockchain Project Incubator

April 9, 2019
Leading cryptocurrency exchange Bibox is launching an incubator for blockchain projects called Bibox Orbit, according to an announcement published on March 30. Estonia-based Bibox —  the ninth largest cryptocurrency exchange in terms of adjusted trading volume — has revealed that it is rolling out Bibox Orbit, an incubator for blockchain projects. The announcement does not specify the exact date of the

Glimpse into the Future at Hong Kong Blockchain Week

February 11, 2019
The first thing to know about blockchain technology is that there is a lot to know. There is, of course, Bitcoin, which has always been seen as Batman to blockchain’s Robin, or vice-versa. But since those early days when Bitcoin and blockchain were seemingly joined at the hip, the nascent technology has begun to outgrow

Japan: FSA Exploring Industry Interest in Cryptocurrency ETF

January 8, 2019
Bloomberg says anonymous sources have hinted that the FSA is now gauging investors interest in ETFs Authorities may submit legislation approving Bitcoin ETFs as early as March 2019 The approval of a cryptocurrency ETF could significantly boost investor confidence in the Japanese cryptospace After abandoning plans to approve cryptocurrency futures contracts, Japan’s financial watchdog, the

UAE Exchange Expands Partnership with Ripple to Launch Remittance Service

December 14, 2018
Finablr’s UAE Exchange, one of the largest remittance services in the Middle East, plans to launch a cross-border remittance service with Ripple. UAE Exchange, a Forex exchange and payment provider based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is about to launch a cross-border remittances platform in collaboration with Ripple, Reuters reported on Thursday, citing an

niTROn Blockchain Conference Will Explore Solutions and Blockchain Future

November 23, 2018
On January 17 and 18, 2019, the niTROn Summit 2019 will be at the San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center. It is hosted by blockchain giant TRON. The conference aims to break down industry barriers, explore potential blockchain solutions and share visions of the future. Register for early bird access now. Ex-Los Angeles Laker Basketball superstar Kobe

Crypto Pro Miami Art Week: Blockchain’s Garden of Eden

November 20, 2018
The most cost effective and efficient way to meet 500+ investors and opportunities in cryptocurrencies & blockchain technology Crypto Pro has updated their highly anticipated Crypto Pro Miami Art Week event for Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, set to take place at the Fontainebleau during Art Basel Miami. The event is now set to run from 9:30 a.m. to

The dollar cannot be devalued and Suicidal bankers

March 31, 2014
2014.03.31 “If the U.S. inflates and devalues the dollar, gold will go much higher in price”  Jim Rickards The last dollar devaluation took place under President Roosevelt in 1934, when from being worth 1/20.67th of an ounce of gold in 1933, the dollar was devalued to 1/35th of an ounce of gold. The last opportunity for

Fighting for the Union in Tennessee

March 10, 2014
2014.03.10 A few weeks back, a Volkswagen manufacturing plant in Tennessee had a vote on whether to affiliate with a union. A fairly standard procedure, which happens in industrial workplaces across the world on a regular basis, right? The vote narrowly fell, and the shop will remain non-unionized, at least for now. However, despite the