MrBitcoin May 25, 2018

As part of New York Blockchain Week, Distributed Business Accelerator (DBA) publicly launched their global blockchain accelerator community designed to cultivate an ecosystem of blockchain startups. The CEO of the project is Tom Tao, formerly of IBM and Chainbase Accelerator. In opening remarks, Tao gave his outlook on the industry and extrapolated on where he […]

MrBitcoin May 24, 2018

Financial services corporation American Express (AmEx) has announced a blockchain application to its Membership Rewards program in partnership with online merchant Boxed, Associated Press reported May 23. AmEx announced that it is integrating blockchain technology developed by Hyperledger, an open source blockchain project under the Linux Foundation, to let merchants design customized offers for AmEx […]

MrBitcoin May 16, 2018

Wilma Woo · May 16, 2018 · 7:00 am Bitcoin Core developer Johnathan Corgan has joined Jimmy Song in criticizing the seeming lack of Bitcoin focus at this week’s Consensus 2018 conference. Corgan: Blockchain ‘Bashing’ Bitcoin In a long series of tweets summarizing the event, which ends May 16, Corgan highlighted what he described as […]

MrBitcoin May 13, 2018

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of The percentage of women invested and involved in cryptocurrency is far lower than that of men. This could be confirmed by numerous surveys and research studies. Moreover, incidents like the North American Bitcoin Conference, […]

MrBitcoin May 9, 2018

Major international telecommunications companies Colt Technology Services and PCCW Global have collaborated with a blockchain startup to progress with a blockchain proof of concept (PoC). The joint initiative would automate inter-carrier settlement of services across the telecoms industry, UK media outlet Finextra reported May 8. Initially, the PoC was tested using historical data, but progress […]

MrBitcoin May 1, 2018

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will be holding a free workshop this summer titled “Decrypting Cryptocurrency Scams” according to a press release published today, April 30. The workshop’s main aim is to educate the public about risks in the crypto sphere. The event will include consumer groups, law enforcement, research organizations, and the private […]

MrBitcoin April 26, 2018

Gil Beyda, managing director of the venture capital (VC) arm of Comcast, appeared on CNBC today, April 26, with a bullish outlook for Bitcoin and real world applications of blockchain technology. Comcast Ventures has already invested in blockchain startups, and four of the firm’s partners are focused on blockchain investments. Beyda emphasized that cryptocurrencies could […]

MrBitcoin April 18, 2018

Riot Blockchain, one of the many companies that changed their name to contain the word ‘Blockchain’ last year evidently on industry hype, has received a subpoena from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), according to a SEC Form 10-K annual report filed Tuesday, April 17. The filing writes that Riot Blockchain received a SEC […]

MrBitcoin April 12, 2018

Former soft drinks manufacturer-turned-Blockchain development company, Long Blockchain Corp., will be delisted from the Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq), according to an announcement April 10. Long Blockchain Corp. (LBCC) first received a delist notice from Nasdaq on Feb. 15 for low market capitalization, after which the company appealed the determination and a hearing took place on […]