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Published on February 28th, 2020 by BTCMedia Click to download audio version Microsoft has a history of funding and developing with open source systems, and has started a new project called ION, trying to make a universal, decentralized system secured by Bitcoin, for managing and proving identities available to the globe. What are the goals and mindset behind this project, and how is Microsoft planning for its future, and the future of the Bitcoin ecosystem? Find out in today's article by Colin Harper discussing the ION system with Daniel Buchner, the project lead! Another of the constantly amazing content available...
Anyone working in product development needs to think, feel and live like a customer to truly understand what they need to do. I’ve worked in digital for over a decade, but all too often I’ve heard the phrase “you are not the customer” used (usually incorrectly) like a carefully calibrated torpedo to blow any argument out of the water, even if it was valid. There are an endless number of organizations with mission statements saying they are customer focused - note any organizations where the customer is an abstract entity or a poster on a wall will generally lead to...
A seed phrase, seed recovery phrase, or backup seed phrase is a list of words that store all the information necessary to recover your cryptocurrency funds on-chain. It is considered common practice to simply write this seed phrase on a piece of paper and store it somewhere safe. But is paper really a safe and secure way to store your recovery phrase? What if you have a substantial amount of funds? What if, one day, the paper on which you store your phrases catches fire? Or gets wet? Would you be able to bear the loss of that recovery phrase?...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HT8cbOelkb4 In this interview with Protocol Specialist at Bison Trails, Viktor Bunin, we discuss his company's current growth and why they're still backing Libra. #cryptocurrency #digitalfinance #finance #libra Subscribe to CoinDesk on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c... Site: https://www.coindesk.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CoinDesk Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/coindesk Instagram: https://www.Instagram.com/coindesk Newsletter: https://www.coindesk.com/newsletter/ Twitter (Markets): https://www.twitter.com/coindeskmarkets CoinDesk is the leading digital media, events and information services company for the crypto asset and blockchain technology community. Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PV-6-P4Jqi0 Live from San Francisco - Leaders from Binance US, BnkToTheFuture, Coinbase, Pantera & Blockchain Capital come together in the most exciting panel discussion of the year - Crypto Investment Trends 2020, in a private investor event hosted by https://BnkToTheFuture.com. BnkToTheFuture (BF) Live Episode 48 Panellists (From left to right): SIMON DIXON (CEO & Co-Founder) BnkToTheFuture.com PAUL VERADITTAKIT (Partner) Pantera Capital CATHERINE COLEY (CEO) Binance US BRIAN FOSTER Coinbase (Institutional Coverage) JOSHUA RIVERA (General Counsel) Blockchain Capital More information about BFX & BFXT: https://bfx.exchange BnkToTheFuture Announcements & Blog Page - https://bnktothefuture.com/blog BnkToTheFuture (BF) Public Roadmap - https://trello.com/b/1NLTppY2/bnktoth... Stay tuned with...
Click to download audio version Alex Gladstein joins me to discuss the Orwellian future that wasn't - because bitcoin exists. We take a deep dive into the state of privacy in the world today, what it would look like in an Orwellian future without bitcoin and how bitcoin is changing the privacy game in favor of the individual. Links from the episode: Citizen Bitcoin on Twitter Citizen Bitcoin Podcast Alex on Twitter Human Rights Foundation Music: Moon in the Sky by Hobotek Views: 355 Source
Irish bank AIB has agreed to sell its network of more than 500 non-branch ATMs to cash management giant Brink's. Financial terms were not disclosed.AIB says it will keep around 200 in-branch ATMs as well as 430 cash and cheque lodgement machines.Brink's CEO Doug Pertz says the firm will maintain the network and look to expand access to cash, "particularly in underserved and rural communities".Adds Pertz: "Most importantly, cardholders with bank accounts in the Republic of Ireland will receive the same level of service without incurring any additional fees or charges when using our ATMs."Meanwhile, Bank of Ireland is also...
This is a sponsored cryptocurrency guide by FTX Introduction In 2019, the number of cryptocurrency derivatives exchanges listed on CoinGecko grew from 3 to 25 exchanges. Derivatives are gaining traction amongst crypto traders because it allows one to manage their risk, trade at a lower cost and with less capital, and easily sell short. Derivatives are financial instruments (contracts) whose values are derived from an underlying asset. When someone trades derivatives, they are buying/selling contracts that represent the actual assets. They are used primarily for hedging purposes, specifically when traders want to protect themselves from price fluctuations. For an introduction...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CEeP7ar2X0 There’s now a case study for how DeFi can go awry. bZx, the eighth-largest decentralized finance project according to DeFi Pulse, suffered two attacks last weekend following the introduction of “flash loans,” a new DeFi feature that limits a trader’s risk while improving the upside. #cryptocurrency #digitalfinance #finance Subscribe to CoinDesk on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c... Site: https://www.coindesk.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CoinDesk Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/coindesk Instagram: https://www.Instagram.com/coindesk Newsletter: https://www.coindesk.com/newsletter/ Twitter (Markets): https://www.twitter.com/coindeskmarkets CoinDesk is the leading digital media, events and information services company for the crypto asset and blockchain technology community. Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfNQPBlqUzw Live from Cancun, Mexico https://BnkToTheFuture.com CEO, Simon Dixon talks how BnkToTheFuture (BF) has grown over the years and how the crypto industry has transformed in the last 10 years. Watch the video to learn more. Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below. BnkToTheFuture Announcements & Blog Page - https://blog.bnktothefuture.com/ BnkToTheFuture (BF) Public Roadmap - https://trello.com/b/1NLTppY2/bnktothefuture-bf-public-roadmap Stay tuned with our latest updates, follow us on your favourite social media channels: Twitter: https://twitter.com/BankToTheFuture Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/banktothefuture Telegram: @bf_token | https://t.me/bf_token LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bnktothefuture See if you qualify to invest by registering at https://BnkToTheFuture.com now. Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZOiFtkuIOU I am confused by terminology in Bitcoin. Please explain the following terms: private / public keys, hash functions, elliptic curve, addresses, and signatures. How can you create an address offline? How does the Bitcoin network "find out" about the address? These questions are from the third and fourth sessions of MOOC 12, which took place on September 27th and October 4th 2019. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: Measuring Success: Price or Principle - https://youtu.be/mPMsbgWl9p4 Beyond Price: Bitcoin's Impact on the Future...
Published on February 27th, 2020 by BTCMedia Click to download audio version Famously of neutral opinions in the Crypto-sphere, Andreas Antonopolous comes to give his POV about the Ethereum vs. Bitcoin debate David asks Andreas his opinion on if Bitcoin is expressive enough to host a financial system Christian asks Andreas what the Bitcoin and Ethereum communities get right and get wrong. We ask Andreas if he subscribes to a one-money world! [SPONSOR]  eToro - Sign up for the best trading in Crypto Unchained Capital - Easy BTC multi sig cold storage and BTC backed loans. Send Bitcoin: 3P1kkSBdsc2vPWXin3h6bdVeTS4BzXdNG1 Send...
UK banks Monzo and RBS are to enable customers to check their approval ratings for loan applications by looking up their credit score for free through the mobile banking app. Customers of RBS can now check their chances of being approved for borrowing in their banking app. Natwest customers will be able to do the same from March 10th.Meanwhile, digital challenger Monzo will be offering free credit checks to its customers by the end of March.This will allow customers to check their eligibility for credit cards, loans and mortgages without having to visit reference agencies like Experian or Equifax.Both these...
Handshake is a public blockchain which started mining on February 3rd, 2020. Handshake’s Proof of Work (PoW) uses the Blake2B + SHA3 algorithm. Handshake enables decentralized top level domain (TLD) name registration via a Vickrey auction as well as new possibilities in name-based authentication. Handshake creates a DNS-compatible, decentralized naming protocol called the Handshake Naming System (HNS) where all participants are helping in managing the root DNS naming zone. This naming protocol can do things like replace ICANN, improve Certificate Authorities (CAs) and more.  How to mine Handshake This basic guide to mining Handshake (HNS) will make a few assumptions....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmN6rs6VtoQ Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell answered questions posed by Rep. Bill Foster (D-Illinois) regarding the competitive threat to the U.S. dollar's status as a global reserve currency by China's ambitions to create a digital yuan and the proposal of Libra. Source: Financial Services Committee hearing, Feb. 11, 2020. #cryptocurrency #digitalfinance #finance Subscribe to CoinDesk on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c... Site: https://www.coindesk.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CoinDesk Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/coindesk Instagram: https://www.Instagram.com/coindesk Newsletter: https://www.coindesk.com/newsletter/ Twitter (Markets): https://www.twitter.com/coindeskmarkets CoinDesk is the leading digital media, events and information services company for the crypto asset and blockchain technology community. Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuBOgxuCi9E https://BnkToTheFuture.com CEO, Simon Dixon speaks at The North American Bitcoin Conference, Miami (https://btcmiami.com) on Crypto Investment Trends 2020 followed by an investment panel discussion. Watch the video to learn what Simon has to say about a decade in Crypto Securities, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Security Tokens, DeFi, & CeFi. Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below. More information about BFX & BFXT: https://BFX.Exchange BnkToTheFuture Announcements & Blog Page - https://bnktothefuture.com/blog BnkToTheFuture (BF) Public Roadmap - https://trello.com/b/1NLTppY2/bnktothefuture-bf-public-roadmap Stay tuned with our latest updates, follow us on your favourite social media channels: Twitter: https://twitter.com/BankToTheFuture Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/banktothefuture Telegram: @bf_token | https://t.me/bf_token...
Published on February 27th, 2020 by BTCMedia Click to download audio version Location: Caracas, Venezuela Date: Thursday, 13th February Project: Cointelegraph Role: Journalist Venezuela is many years into a political and economic crisis. Rooted in the Hugo Chavez presidency and continued by Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela is a mafia dictatorship wearing the cloak of socialism. Years of economic mismanagement and corruption has led to financial disaster in Venezuelan, comparatively worse than the Great Depression, Zimbabwe's 2008–2009 hyperinflation crisis and the breakup of the Soviet Union. Hyperinflation led to significant growth in poverty, starvation and mass migration, with millions leaving the country....
Founder and managing partner of The Redsand Group, Nicole Anderson, announced in a recent interview with Finextra TV that the group will launch a fund to work with the venture community to support fintech aimed at tackling sustainability across financial services through tools such as blockchain and tokenisation. Looking into the issues and challenges associated with real businesses that are going through green transformation, Anderson says Redsand is best described as an incubator: “We’ve been involved in incubating businesses based on mandates coming from corporates, generally financial institutions, to help them recreate and consider blind spots or pitfalls they may...
Dai refers to the stablecoin that is pegged to the US Dollars. 1 Dai = 1 USD through collaterals that back the stablecoin. When Dai was initially conceived,  Ether (ETH) was the sole collateral backing the stablecoin; hence the name Single Collateralized Dai. On 18 Nov’19, Maker launched a new version of Dai which is collateralized by multiple assets beyond ETH, the Multi-Collateralized Dai (MCD). For clarity, here are the terms used in this article hereon: Single-Collateral Dai = Legacy Dai = SaiMulti-Collateral Dai = New Dai = Dai With this release, we will begin to see other assets forming...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnYXIVPlmLs https://BnkToTheFuture.com CEO, Simon Dixon will be live for BF Live Episode 49 to discuss a new easy way to buy BFT, Portfolio redesign & our next big deal. He will also answer as many of your questions as possible. BnkToTheFuture Announcements & Blog Page - https://bnktothefuture.com/blog BnkToTheFuture (BF) Public Roadmap - https://trello.com/b/1NLTppY2/bnktothefuture-bf-public-roadmap Stay tuned with our latest updates, follow us on your favourite social media channels: Twitter: https://twitter.com/BankToTheFuture Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/banktothefuture Telegram: @bf_token | https://t.me/bf_token LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bnktothefuture See if you qualify to invest by registering at https://BnkToTheFuture.com now. Source
Published on February 26th, 2020 by BTCMedia Click to download audio version From 2012 to 2014, Bitcoin Magazine produced 22 print issues covering the burgeoning technology, its budding culture and potential impact. This week, Colin and Peter revisit some of those stories with updates, reflections and new commentary. The Stories of Bitcoin Magazine Revisited: Views: 437 Source
Financial infrastructure provider Banking Circle has received a banking licence from Luxembourg's regulator.Conceived in 2013 as an alternative to the costly correspondent banking network, Banking Circle acts a financial utility, enabling FS firms to access real-time payments without having to make big investments in their own internal infrastructure.The firm now has its own banking licence from the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) in Luxembourg.Anders la Cour, COE, Banking Circle, says: "Securing our Banking Licence gives us the ability to deliver bank accounts on a global scale so that we can extend our propositions, enabling Payments businesses, such as...
Heard of Lightning Network on Bitcoin but didn’t have the opportunity to try it out? Now you can easily earn some satoshis through Lightning Network with lntxbot! A satoshi is the smallest unit of account on the Bitcoin Blockchain. 1 bitcoin consists of 100 million (100,000,000) satoshi. Satoshis on the Lightning Network are perfect for making small payment with instant transaction. We use will the term “sats” instead of satoshi throughout this post. "Stacking Sats" is a term used to refer the habit of obtaining small amounts of sats and regularly either thorugh trading or earning. In this case, we are stacking sats...
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEqtuY-oyeI This week on BF Live Episode 42, Simon Dixon (CEO & Co-founder of BnkToTheFuture) will go live with Joshua Scigala (CEO of Vaultoro) to discuss the 7 tips for successfully raising funds on BnkToTheFuture.com. Followed by a live Q/A session. Vaultoro successfully raised funds on BnkToTheFuture's online investment platform: https://bnktothefuture.com/pitches/vaultoro-2 Timestamps 01:19 : About Vaultoro pre-history 03:30 : Joshua's experience on two campaigns 09:23 : The First Tip 14:06 : The Second Tip 19:58 : The Third Tip 24:54 : Important tip about using Jargons 29:35 : Making a professional Video 32:38 : The Fourth Tip 38:58 : The...
Published on February 26th, 2020 by BTCMedia Click to download audio version Host Tom Shaughnessy talks to Brooke Pollack, Founder and Managing Partner of Hutt Capital. They discuss the differences between traditional VC funds and VC within blockchain, how Hutt Capital chooses investments and more. Episode Highlights: After a lot of work with investing and VC, Brooke steered Greenspring Associates into work with crypto and blockchain before eventually founding Hutt Capital. In his work with very wealthy families as clients, Brooke had trouble convincing them to invest in Bitcoin and digital currencies because they prefer something tangible, so he needed...
Happy Money, a fintech company building financial tools and services for human happiness, today announced the launch of its partnership with Teachers Federal Credit Union (TFCU), Hauppauge, NY. This announcement continues to build on the momentum created by Happy Money’s 2019 Series D fundraise of $70 million, led by CMFG Ventures, the venture capital arm of Happy Money’s partner, CUNA Mutual Group. To date, Happy Money has helped over 80,000 people pay off nearly $1.5 billion in credit card debt. Today’s announcement signals the continued success of Happy Money’s origination model via its growing consortium of ethos-aligned financial partners. This...
Bitcoin is a digital currency introduced by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009. Unlike fiat currencies such as Malaysian Ringgit, bitcoin is decentralized where it is not controlled by any entity and does not rely on governments or banks for issuance and oversight.  Bitcoin allows you to stay anonymous while making transaction. Rather than your name, only your sending/receiving addresses will be revealed. Bitcoin transactions are also relatively fast and cheap compared to traditional remittances. It takes around 10 minutes for someone on the other side of the world to receive bitcoin, rather than traditional remittances which takes a few days. A...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nV7OB1Y0S8M This week on BF Live Episode 43, Simon Dixon (CEO & Co-founder of BnkToTheFuture) went live with Carlos Domingo (CEO of Securitize) to discuss Security Tokens and update BnkToTheFuture investors. Followed by a live Q/A session. Timestamps: 01:14 - Carlos Domingo shares some updates about Securitize 04:40 - Discussing the difference between utility tokens & security tokens 24:04 - More about Securitize and its role. 46:42 - Live Q/A. 59:09 - BnkToTheFuture (BF) Portfolio news BnkToTheFuture Announcements & Blog Page: https://blog.bnktothefuture.com/ BnkToTheFuture (BF) Public Roadmap: https://trello.com/b/1NLTppY2/bnktothefuture-bf-public-roadmap Stay tuned with our latest updates, follow us on your favourite social media...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dm-bgXOuJWA Explain the locking and unlocking scripts in transactions. How are transaction signatures verified by nodes and miners? What happens to unconfirmed transactions from orphaned blocks? Do non-mining nodes get a reward? These questions are from the third and fourth sessions of MOOC 12, which took place on September 27th and October 4th 2019. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: Measuring Success: Price or Principle - https://youtu.be/mPMsbgWl9p4 Beyond Price: Bitcoin's Impact on the Future - https://youtu.be/rvwVbRQ5Ysc Consensus Algorithms, Blockchain Technology, and Bitcoin -...
Click to download audio versionOn a special combo cast of The Tatiana Show and Hodlcast with Sasha Hodler, we sat down with Kenn Bosak at the North American Bitcoin Conference in Miami.   Video games already have extensive currency systems which sometimes bleed into physical assets. Everything from social media to dating has adopted gaming etiquette, or lack thereof. While we debate the social impact of gaming and online interaction, Kenn Bosak praises the communal distribution and use of cryptocurrency along with the massive potential to distribute cryptocurrency among the gaming community.  About the Guests:  Kenn Bosak is a 31yo...
Swiss exchange operator SIX is buying a stake in Omniex as part of a wider partnership with the digital asset trading platform. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.Live since 2018, Omniex provides an institutional grade investment and trading platform specifically built for digital assets and cryptocurrencies.SIX says the partnership will give its clients a gateway to cryptocurrency exchanges and OTC market makers worldwide, providing them with new business opportunities.Positioning itself at the forefront of the crypto revolution, SIX is currently building SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), which promises to be the world's first end-to-end exchange for digital assets when...
Initially popularized by Bitcoin enthusiasts, stacking satoshi (sats) is becoming increasing popular and refers to the act of building a savings of Bitcoin (BTC) over time. A satoshi (or sat) refers to the smallest unit of Bitcoin @ 0.00000001 BTC. If you're new to this, today's guide will be perfect for you - we're gonna show you how to start Stacking Sats. If you're already doing this, we hope some of the tips will help you out even more! Remember, no amount is too small when it comes to saving - a small amount can grow into a sizeable mound over a...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_7xfbG2Wk8 Retweet https://twitter.com/BankToTheFuture/status/1207665680880816128 and DM us your email on twitter to get a chance to win a ticket to the North American Bitcoin Conference. To celebrate a decade in Crypto, our CEO Simon Dixon, is going on BF Live to share untold stories from the last decade in Crypto Securities… In our last live broadcast this decade, our CEO Simon Dixon is going live from his self-driving car to cover untold stories from the last decade in crypto securities. We’ll also be ending the broadcast with our first announcement on our 2020 plans to build the next decade in crypto...
Published on February 20th, 2020 by BTCMedia Click to download audio version Dr. Adam Back is a cypherpunk pioneer. His work on hashcash, a is cited in the Bitcoin whitepaper and, lesser known among bit coiners, but just as cool, his work on telescoping circuits is cited in the TOR white-paper. - these among many more contributions to the field of applied cryptography. In this episode we discuss cypherpunk history, bitcoin’s history and future, bitcoin privacy and Adam gives us an overview of the state of bitcoin tech. This was a great one, hope you all enjoy it. Citizen Bitcoin...
OpenDoor Securities LLC (“OpenDoor”), the first all-to-all continuous order book for less liquid US Treasuries, has named Carson Wong as Chief Technology Officer.Wong joins OpenDoor from Fidelity Capital Markets Technology, where he was most recently Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. As OpenDoor’s CTO, he will work closely with Co-founder, CEO and President Susan Estes to drive the product vision and roadmap for the Company.In his most recent role at Fidelity Capital Markets Technology, Wong headed the firm’s US trading technology division, spearheading the execution of strategic initiatives in partnership with clients across business channels that included Equities Trading,...
We’ve just released CoinGecko Derivatives earlier, and we’re completing the circle now with CoinGecko’s Beginner Guide to Crypto Derivatives! This is a guide intended for beginners, and if you are unfamiliar with what derivatives are, this will give you a bird’s eye view on the entire scene to get you started! Everyone is talking about…Crypto Derivatives? It’s the talk of the town right now, but why all the hooha? Let’s explore it with a little bit of data! BitMEX trading volume, 5 Aug - 29 Oct 2019 BitMEX’s perpetual futures trading volume in comparison on 29 Oct 2019 At the time...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0GML-a_4VU Scammers are impersonating CoinDesk writers. Don't get caught. If anyone offers you posts in exchange for payment, email [email protected] and we will confirm whether or not you are talking to a real writer. #cryptocurrency #digitalfinance #finance Subscribe to CoinDesk on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c... Site: https://www.coindesk.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CoinDesk Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/coindesk Instagram: https://www.Instagram.com/coindesk Newsletter: https://www.coindesk.com/newsletter/ Twitter (Markets): https://www.twitter.com/coindeskmarkets CoinDesk is the leading digital media, events and information services company for the crypto asset and blockchain technology community. Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LiVJl5vaXI https://BnkToTheFuture.com CEO, Simon Dixon will be presenting at The North American Bitcoin Conference (https://btcmiami.com) on 2020 Crypto Investment Trends during BF Live Episode 45 Part-1 and will be on an investor panel at 12:05 pm (ET) during BF Live Episode 45 Part-2. BnkToTheFuture Announcements & Blog Page - https://blog.bnktothefuture.com/ BnkToTheFuture (BF) Public Roadmap - https://trello.com/b/1NLTppY2/bnktothefuture-bf-public-roadmap Stay tuned with our latest updates, follow us on your favourite social media channels: Twitter: https://twitter.com/BankToTheFuture Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/banktothefuture Telegram: @bf_token | https://t.me/bf_token LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bnktothefuture See if you qualify to invest by registering at https://BnkToTheFuture.com now. Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sD08eQFT-sI Live from San Francisco, https://BnkToTheFuture.com CEO, Simon Dixon talks How can crypto help the unbanked. Watch the video to learn more. Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below. Stay tuned, you can follow Simon Dixon on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SimonDixonTwitt LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simondixo... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SimonDixonBTC/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/SimonDixonBF Source
Published on February 24th, 2020 by BTCMedia Click to download audio version In this episode, Dave Hollerith speaks with Coinfloor's Obi Nwosu and Blockstack's Muneeb Ali, two leaders who have run companies in the community since 2013. Coinfloor is the U.k.'s largest cryptocurrency exchange while Blockstack is a developer platform and network trying to build a new internet. Though different in what types of product they offer, both companies are taking innovative and even perhaps opposing strategies for how they can and should successfully leverage Bitcoin. Obi Nwosu Interview: Proof of Reserves Why Coinfloor delisted Eth Obi's take on why...
Australia’s first neobank, Volt, is partnering with Australia’s largest global retailer, the Cotton On Group, to introduce team members and customers to the Volt experience. It will be the first partnership of this type between a neobank and major retailer in Australia, putting both companies at the forefront of digital innovation in the retail banking sector and taking an important step to support the financial literacy and good spending and saving habits of millennials.Cotton On team members, and in time Cotton On Perks members, will be introduced to the Volt Savings Challenge in an effort to help them create better...
Back in early 2017, I had the opportunity to review the original version of Cryptosteel. Recently, Cryptosteel announced that it is launching a new version, called Cryptosteel Capsule. The original version has since been renamed Cryptosteel Cassette.  Cryptosteel Capsule is offline storage that allows you to store highly sensitive material like your cryptocurrency seed phrase without any third-party involvement. The Cryptosteel team claims that its metal device is stainless, shockproof, acid-resistant, and fireproof up to 1400°C.  These characteristics are very important for an offline storage solution, as they allow the device to withstand extreme conditions, thereby keeping the seed phrase...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXwTnsP5Q7w Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin sat down with CoinDesk's Will Foxley at ETHDenver to talk about the path toward Ethereum 2 and the current plans for the protocol. #cryptocurrency #digitalfinance #finance Subscribe to CoinDesk on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c... Site: https://www.coindesk.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CoinDesk Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/coindesk Instagram: https://www.Instagram.com/coindesk Newsletter: https://www.coindesk.com/newsletter/ Twitter (Markets): https://www.twitter.com/coindeskmarkets CoinDesk is the leading digital media, events and information services company for the crypto asset and blockchain technology community. Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7J3mRHvX4N8 Watch https://BnkToTheFuture.com CEO, Simon Dixon's exclusive interview to Hack Crypto at the North American Bitcoin Conference 2020. They discuss Security Tokens, BnkToTheFuture's journey, and the last decade of crypto securities. This video is a repost of (https://youtu.be/mfOYuSEgADc) BnkToTheFuture Announcements & Blog Page - https://bnktothefuture.com/blog BnkToTheFuture (BF) Public Roadmap - https://trello.com/b/1NLTppY2/bnktothefuture-bf-public-roadmap Stay tuned with our latest updates, follow us on your favourite social media channels: Twitter: https://twitter.com/BankToTheFuture Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/banktothefuture Telegram: @bf_token | https://t.me/bf_token LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bnktothefuture See if you qualify to invest by registering at https://BnkToTheFuture.com now. Source
Published on February 24th, 2020 by BTCMedia Click to download audio version During a speech, Godfrey Bloom, former member of the European Parliament said, All the banks are broke. He continued by asking, Why are they broke? Answering, It isn’t an act of God. It isn’t some sort of tsunami. They’re broke because we have a system called fractional reserve banking. DISCLAIMER: This article should not be taken as is, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. Views: 270 Source
Microsoft India today announced a collaboration with SBI Foundation to create opportunities for youth living with disabilities in the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) sector.The three-year program was launched by Jean-Philippe Courtois, Executive Vice President and President, Global Sales, Marketing and Operations, Microsoft and Rajnish Kumar, Chairman, SBI at an event in Mumbai. Through this collaboration, Microsoft and the SBI Foundation will equip youth living with disabilities with the technology and training needed to better prepare them for integration into the BFSI workforce.In its first year, the program aims to upskill 500 youth for BFSI jobs across five major...
CoinGecko had the good opportunity to interview Ben He Bin, founder and CEO of imToken. imToken is a leading digital asset wallet in the blockchain space. imToken recently also launched Tokenlon, a decentralized exchange (DEX) that has since been spun out of imToken.  With more than ten years of experience in Internet product design and development, Ben is an early member of a blockchain technology research team, which founded a series of successful blockchain startups. Ben started paying attention to Bitcoin back in 2013 and a year later, the Ethereum platform. He has previously worked with digital currency exchanges, data storage entities, and is...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgIGm0lOQ1E CoinDesk sat down with the Zcash Foundation’s Executive Director Josh Cincinnati to discuss the recent governance fund vote which allocates a percentage of mining rewards to the the Foundation, the Electric Coin Company (ECC) and third party developers for continued work on privacy coin zcash (ZEC). ‘It seems like a very good compromise that still enables the ECC to continue receive funding and the Zcash Foundation to receive funding,” Cincinnati said, “but requires both organizations to adhere to pretty strict accountability requirements.” In fact, the Foundation and the ECC formally agreed to the vote's outcome at EthDenver, one of...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_e_JKDRLbz8 https://BnkToTheFuture.com CEO, Simon Dixon will be presenting at The North American Bitcoin Conference (https://btcmiami.com) on 2020 Crypto Investment Trends during BF Live Episode 45 Part-1 (https://youtu.be/8LiVJl5vaXI) and will be on an investor panel at 12:05 pm (ET) during BF Live Episode 45 Part-2. BnkToTheFuture Announcements & Blog Page - https://blog.bnktothefuture.com/ BnkToTheFuture (BF) Public Roadmap - https://trello.com/b/1NLTppY2/bnktothefuture-bf-public-roadmap Stay tuned with our latest updates, follow us on your favourite social media channels: Twitter: https://twitter.com/BankToTheFuture Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/banktothefuture Telegram: @bf_token | https://t.me/bf_token LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bnktothefuture See if you qualify to invest by registering at https://BnkToTheFuture.com now. Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZ5QQ__J2Io What are the economics of mining pools? How much profit do they make? Is it possible that certain wallets are collaborating with mining pools to propagate there first? These questions are from the fourth session of MOOC 12, which took place on October 4th 2019. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: Measuring Success: Price or Principle - https://youtu.be/mPMsbgWl9p4 Beyond Price: Bitcoin's Impact on the Future - https://youtu.be/rvwVbRQ5Ysc Consensus Algorithms, Blockchain Technology, and Bitcoin - https://youtu.be/fw3WkySh_Ho Advanced Bitcoin Scripting Part 1: Transactions and...
Published on February 22nd, 2020 by BTCMedia Click to download audio version Host Tom Shaughnessy talks to Omer Ozden and Kevin O’Brien, CEO and Managing Director of Rocktree Capital, respectively. They discuss the China blockchain market versus the US, tech innovation, the move to cashless economies, and more. Key Points US tech innovation is stifled by regulatory restrictions as compared to China. It’s of the utmost importance to be sure you’re legally compliant from the beginning to avoid huge problems later. China is at the forefront of a global movement towards cashless economies. Episode Highlights Rocktree Capital’s biggest presence is...
Australian digital lender UBank has released an open source toolkit on Github to help iOS developers improve the accessibility of apps for people with disabilities.The tool checks and displays warning for various accessibility issues, including adjusting text types, colour issues, minimum and maximum sizing, and showing touch points on screen,This means that, for example, an app designer can immediately check if their creative graphics can be understood by people with low vision.The tool was initially built as an internal testing tool for the bank's developers but is now available to use, download and amend for free via GitHub.With one in...
This is a sponsored beginners’ guide by BitMax.io. Introduction BitMax.io (platform native token: BTMX) is a Singapore-registered digital asset trading platform servicing retail and institutional clients across the globe. The platform currently has 84 digital assets listed, and offers access to over 82 coins and 191 trading pairs.* In this first post of our three-part series, we will introduce you to BitMax.io and cover how to get started on the platform. Brief History of BitMax BitMax.io was formally launched in August 2018 with a mission to “support financial market innovation and advancement of crypto economy… through building upon a series of...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qmbvP4bZkM Former CFTC Chris Giancarlo sees the current set of financial systems - the older systems associated with the pre-digital age - as hopelessly obsolete. He aims to fix them. Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6wXNTst3BQ Confused with all the different BnkToTheFuture (BF) products? Then this live stream is for you. Ask us anything, all of your questions. https://BnkToTheFuture.com CEO, Simon Dixon will be live for BF Live Episode 46 to answer as many of your questions as possible. Learn more about BnkToTheFuture (BF), BnkToTheFuture Token (BFT), BnkToTheFutureX (BFX) & the BnkToTheFuture Security Token (BFXT). BnkToTheFuture Announcements & Blog Page - https://blog.bnktothefuture.com/ BnkToTheFuture (BF) Public Roadmap - https://trello.com/b/1NLTppY2/bnktothefuture-bf-public-roadmap Stay tuned with our latest updates, follow us on your favourite social media channels: Twitter: https://twitter.com/BankToTheFuture Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/banktothefuture Telegram: @bf_token | https://t.me/bf_token LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bnktothefuture See if you...
Published on February 23rd, 2020 by adamClick to download audio version The best Sundays are for long reads and deep conversations. Earlier this week the Let's Talk Bitcoin! Show gathered to discuss catalysts and CEOS in the world of blockchain projects, the organizational and organic structures of decentralization and to wonder whether crypto even needs Satoshi-like catalysts now that the fire of blockchain burns bright. Episode Sponsors:  Brave.com and eToro.com On today's podcast we continue the discussion, applying concepts and stories from "The Spider and the Starfish: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations", a formational book on pre-blockchain decentralization written in the early 2000's, as the...
Global investment in fintechs dipped slightly in 2019 as strong growth in the US, India and Brazil was offset in China, where the mega-deals dried up, according to a report from Accenture and CB Insights. The global value of fintech deals last year was $53.3 billion, down 3.7% from $55.3 billion in 2018, when totals were boosted by a record $14 billion for Ant Financial as well as several over billion dollar-plus Chinese deals.Most markets saw strong growth, with the value of deals in the US jumping 54% to $26.1 billion and the number of transaction also up as payment,...
ENS is a naming service built on Ethereum which allows users to create human-readable names for Ethereum addresses and other content. ENS “makes life easier” as we could now send funds directly to domain names (e.g. shumin.eth) instead of the long addresses (e.g. 0x12bc...).  Initially launched on May 2017, ENS was deployed as a smart contract on the Ethereum blockchain and have improved tremendously over the years from a waiting time of roughly 5 days to only within 1 minute. As of November 2019, ENS is utilized by nearly over 100s of wallets, dApps, decentralized websites and appears to grow...
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