Peach Airline to Accept Bitcoin After Japan Recognizes Cryptocurrency

Peach Aviation will be the first Japanese airline to accept bitcoins as payment for plane tickets, according to a statement made by the budget carrier’s CEO Shinichi Inoue on May 22. Peach also plans to install bitcoin ATMs in Japanese airports as part of its bid to attract more tourism from Asia. Peach operates domestic […]

Kik to Implement Kin Cryptocurrency, ICO May Follow

Kik, one of the prominent mobile-based chat applications has announced its intentions to launch its own cryptocurrency, Kin. According to the company, Kin will be an ERC20 token based on Ethereum blockchain. It will also act as a payment method within and maybe even outside the chat application. According to reports, the implementation of Kin […]

ConsenSys Academy Opens Applications for 2017 Developer Program

ConsenSys, a renowned venture production studio involved in the development of decentralized applications and developers and end-user tools, primarily on Ethereum protocol has opened doors of its ConsenSys Academy to developers. The 2017 Developer Program is the first-ever immersive training program organized by newly launched ConsenSys Academy. The program scheduled from August 1 through October […]

Eric Lombrozo Issues A Stong Warning to Bitmain To “Get With The Program”

It is evident there are quite a few different opinions on the future of Bitcoin. Eric Lombrozo recently issued some very strong comments regarding this situation. In fact, he feels Bitmain needs to “fall in line” regarding the scaling of Bitcoin. A very interesting tweet, although it will undoubtedly unleash a flurry of insults among […]

Factom Harmony Takes On the Mortgage Industry

Already working with the Department of Homeland Security and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to secure records on their blockchain, Factom has now set its sights on the trillion-dollar mortgage industry. Having launched its new Factom Harmony solution in March, the company hopes to attract big banks and host their sensitive mortgage data. By […]

Vinny Lingham Embarks on Identity Management Quest With Civic

In January of 2016, when Vinny Lingham announced that he had stepped down as CEO of the popular mobile gift card service Gyft, speculation began to bubble up as to what innovation sandbox he would be stepping into next. A vocal advocate for Bitcoin and the blockchain movement in the media and at industry events, […]