Podcast Platform Castbox Launches Blockchain Project to Reward Creators

Award-winning global podcast platform Castbox has announced the release of ContentBox, a blockchain-based infrastructure for decentralized digital content. The project is backed by Bo Shen — the founder of Fenbushi Capital and an early adopter of Ethereum — who will serve as both a cornerstone investor and strategic advisor to the team. Shen said, “The […]

First Bitcoin Mining Conference Hashes Over the High Cost of Energy

Bitcoin mining uses as much electricity as Ireland, and by the end of 2018, the Bitcoin network will be using as much energy as Austria, according to a new report by Alex de Vries of the Experience Center of PwC in the Netherlands. Billed as the first serious, peer-reviewed study of energy use in crypto […]

Op Ed: The Benefits of Incentivizing Node Operators in Public Blockchains

The cryptocurrency industry has seen tremendous growth this year, with a 3,363 percent increase in market capitalization and a 216 percent increase in cryptocurrency and asset exchanges. While this is certainly promising, it foreshadows a unique scalability problem. At present, most crypto companies are almost entirely dependent on the charity of “nodes” to establish and […]

Unverified Source Claims Tron-Alibaba Deal Will Be Officially Announced Shortly After Mainnet Launch: EOS, Tron, Litecoin, Stellar Lumens and IOTA Price Technical Analysis (May 24)

All coins in the top 10 are in a decline printing losses in the last 24 hours. Even EOS and Tron are in negative territories despite major market moving events coming in less than two weeks. Well, this is good for value traders who are busy buying on dips in lower time frames. In my […]

Bitcoin Price Has Hypotehtical Value of $1,800: Federal Reserve Report

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco released a report on May 18 discussing the volatility of the bitcoin price and its impact on the ways bitcoin should be classified, whether as a currency, security, or commodity. Joost van der Burgt, author of the publication and fintech policy advisor at the Federal Reserve’s San Francisco branch, […]

Argentinian Bank Drops Out of SWIFT, Favors Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency

According to Toshi Times, Jose Dakak, the principal shareholder of Argentinian bank Banco Masventas, has stated that the bank will drop out from the global financial network SWIFT and begin utilizing the Bitcoin blockchain network to settle international payments. Can Bitcoin Replace SWIFT? Through a strategic partnership with Bitex, a cryptocurrency payment service provider based […]