The first Blockchain Expo in Berlin is full of the latest blockchain buzz. There is literally an ICO around every corner. Not only are there blockchain solutions but also service providers that help blockchain companies better find solutions -- namely solutions to raising more at their next ICO. Let us take a look at a few of the projects that were at the Expo. Also … [Read more...] about Sorting Hype From Real-Life Uses: Berlin Blockchain Expo Report
The Economist today ran another mostly-positive article on Bitcoin, wondering if bitcoin's high value is here to stay. The currency could be gaining a "more substantial role," it said. The paper's readers, however, show Bitcoin still faces a degree of skepticism and resistance from the general public. Also read: In the Next Financial Crisis, What Assets Should You … [Read more...] about The Economist Likes Bitcoin, But Readers Show Continuing Ignorance
There have been a lot of skeptical voices -- academic and others -- that believe a new financial crisis is coming in the near future. Most of them point to the U.S. as a starting point for the trouble. If it happens, what assets are most valuable for you to hold? It depends. Also read: BAT Token Sale Causes Hours of Ethereum Network Delays It kind of fits, looking at the … [Read more...] about In the Next Financial Crisis, What Assets Should You Hold?
North Korea has fired another shot in the battle for gadget sales. The Democratic People's Republic company Ryonghung is now advertising its latest product, called the "IPad". It's a product that captures the imagination -- imagination of what sort of politico-economic environment could have produced such a thing. Also read: Blockchain Property Deed Firm to Compete for Dubai … [Read more...] about North Korea’s ‘IPad’ Is the Sad Tablet Device From Central Planning
Venture Capitalist and Bitcoin industry investor Fred Wilson has repeated his views that bitcoin won't gain mass adoption any time soon. He also warned there are still several challenges that could cause Bitcoin to "come undone in a massive way". As the bitcoin price drops, we're inclined to agree with some of his points. Also read: Bitfinex May List ‘Legacy Bitcoin’ on … [Read more...] about We Agree With Fred Wilson: Still a Long Road Ahead for Bitcoin