Joint Report by Stellar and Luxembourg Fintech Platform: Approach ICOs with Caution

 Stellar, a nonprofit decentralized financial network, and the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT), the country’s dedicated fintech platform, have published a joint report on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). According to the report, organizations have raised over $1.8 billion through ICOs since January 2017. As this popular new fundraising method provides a simple and fast method […]

The Billion Coin (TBC) Review – How a Scam Goes Bust

The post The Billion Coin (TBC) Review – How a Scam Goes Bust appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. There has been quite the buzz over a coin called The Billion Coin (TBC), so I decided to dig in and see what all the fuss was about. TL;DR version – it’s a scam, stay away at […]

Bitcoin Exchange bitFlyer Hopes to Win Big With the Japanese Bankers Association

While China tightens its grip on its cryptocurrency community, Japan is openly embracing cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, legalizing bitcoin, and encouraging and funding blockchain research. Even Japan’s banks are onboard, working collaboratively to develop a blockchain platform specifically for the financial sector. With its 120 member banks, the Japanese Bankers Association (JBA) is creating a […]

Blockchain Technology Plays a Critical Role in U.S. and International Open Government Initiatives

On September 8, the U.S. government’s General Services Administration (GSA)’s program “Emerging Citizen Technology” hosted a workshop titled “Emerging Technology and Open Data for a More Open Government.” The participants in the workshop were directed to draft proposals that specifically use Artificial Intelligence (AI), blockchain technology and open data. “Open data and emerging technologies — […]