Australia’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) doesn’t appear to be impressed with the current state of blockchain technology. According to its chief digital officer, the technology is being pushed not by governments or users, but by vendors. Blockchain at the “Top of a Hype Cycle” Earlier this year, Bitcoinist reported that the Australian Government provided AUD
With the exception of brief volatility caused by Tether (USDT), Bitcoin has made a name for itself as a stable asset in recent months – what could shift the status quo? Bitcoin More Stable Than Nasdaq As 2018 rolls on, investors are eyeing multiple possible catalysts that could send prices soaring across cryptocurrency markets. The
Shares of the American multinational semiconductor company AMD have plummeted amid lackluster sales of blockchain-related products. The firm revealed in its quarterly report that blockchain-related GPU sales were “negligible.” Revenue Drops, Stock Price Follows Per the quarterly report published October 24, AMD has recorded a revenue of $1.65 billion for the third quarter of 2018.
As Stock markets wobbling across the board and endless discussion around stable coins, Bitcoin price has maintained its tight trading range for ten consecutive days. 4h Hour Chart Bitcoin continues to frustrate traders used to thriving on the volatility typically offered by the asset. Bitcoin prices 00 have has oscillated between $6350 and $6500 with
Andreas Antonopoulos, author of the ‘Mastering Bitcoin’ cryptocurrency guides, has reacted positively after Chinese state television showcased his book – albeit with a completely different title. Mastering… Blockchain? As Twitter-based cryptocurrency news resource cnLedger reported October 25, QQ had showcased an edition of Mastering Bitcoin, a presenter holding a copy with the title printed in
Cryptocurrency data and wallet provider Blockchain (formerly Blockchain.info) has announced it will offer users a dedicated hardware wallet in a new partnership with Ledger. A Blockchain-Only Hardware Wallet In a press release October 25, Blockchain said it was working with the French hardware wallet manufacturer to produce a device “exclusively compatible” with its online wallets.
Yesterday Tether quietly took 500 million USDT out of circulation, then promptly destroyed them. Tether Supply Shrinks By $500 USDT Yesterday the stablecoin saga took a new twist as Tether Limited, the company responsible for minting and distributing the USD-pegged ‘stablecoin’ Tether (USDT) 00, removed 500 million USDT from circulation and destroyed them. Blockchain data
Columbia University’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism recently held a panel examining blockchain’s role in the journalism world. The Columbia Journalism Review reported on the October 19th panel in recap yesterday. The event was entitled “Blockchain in Journalism: Promise and Practice.” The Tow Center is part of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, purveyors of the
A non-profit called the Social Alpha Foundation is crusading to use cryptocurrency donations as grants. The grants will be awarded to entities dedicated to projects related involving social impact and blockchain education. Influential figures inside of the cryptocurrency world are finding themselves in the company of some of the world’s richest people. In mid-October, Bitcoinist
A recent asset disclosure shows that authorities from the state of Delaware were vital to the takedown of British hacker Grant West. Dela-Wares A Wednesday release from the US Attorney’s Office, Deleware District, revealed the role Delaware played in the capture of West. Federal authorities working out of Delaware were able to seize roughly $217,000 worth