Category: Light Side

Australia Is Serious About Its Blockchain Strategy

The Australian government wants to propel the usage of blockchain in the public sector. For this, the roadmap and donation (AU$100,000, or $71,000) are needed. In fact, the governing body wants Australia to become a “global leader” in this field. Kudos to them! This is a logical continuation of what some call “an obsession”: a …

IBM Hints On Stablecoin Development

That’s right; it seems that IBM is jumping on the stablecoin bandwagon. They’re basing their decision on the market demand for stablecoins, especially for financial institutions. IBM is very serious about the blockchain, and nope it seems that crypto – or rather, it’s more “fancy’ type, a stablecoin – is on their radar too. Here …

Samsung And Crypto: Made For Each Other (And For All Of Us)

People working at Samsung have genuinely great minds. Instead of holding to the (glorious) past, they’re looking into the inevitable future. Moreover, they’re about to make our lives better and (crypto) brighter. Samsung’s Galaxy S10 phone – and Samsung Pay app – is about to integrate the support of digital assets. The Korean media have …

Signs Are Positive: Crypto Spring Is Here

First of all, the Bitcoin price is showing stability we didn’t see for some time. Second of – and this one is even more important – Bitcoin transactions in February were at the highest level in 13 months. That’s right, from January 2018. Whoa! Why is it so exciting and, actually, critical? Because it means …

Binance Coin Is Going Up, Up, Up

Instead of crying and panicking about “crypto winter” Binance was doing some real – and very cool – stuff. They have launched a decentralized exchange, Binance DEX, with a Binance coin (BNB) as a base pair. BNB shows a steady growth amidst continuing price roller-coaster for the majority of cryptocurrencies. The hype is big; TRON …

QuadrigaCX: No Melodrama After All?

Or at least, no Hollywood-proportions melodrama, that is. What a disappointment for those who were quick to ridicule the QuardigaCX case, calling Sherlock for the help and all other nonsense. According to this report, 600,000+ ETH funds were found at Kraken, Bitfinex and Poloniex exchanges. These funds were transferred to the aforementioned exchanges as a …

Square’s Bitcoin Q4 2018 Revenue Was At $52M

I’m super happy to continue reporting great news this week. Square – the payment network from Twitter’s Jack Dorsey – posted a record Bitcoin revenue for Q4 2018. The sales topped $52M, which is $9M higher than Q3 and $15M higher than Q2. Square’s Cash app enables users to buy and hold Bitcoin since last …

Crypto Indices Are Listed On Nasdaq

Starting from Monday, February 25, Bitcoin and Ethereum indices are officially listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange. So don’t be surprised, when you see BLX (Bitcoin Liquid Index) and ELX (Ethereum Liquid Index) symbols. The process works as follows: BLX and ELX capture data from multiple exchanges to show present a single price point for …

Tipping In Bitcoin Is Available On Twitter

Micropayments in Bitcoin are now available for Twitter users. This is fantastic news – just imagine the opportunities, which will be available in the nearest future! This is especially cool for content creators who could be “tipped” via any social platform, straight away and with lowest transaction fees evah. Tippin.me is behind this awesomeness; the …

Baidu Has Launched A Blockchain Platform For dApps

This news is huge. Like, everyone else can stop what they’re doing, close their business and go on vacation. China is here and it’s a massive announcement. On the other hand, the competition will be enormous – and it’s always for the better. Baidu – a Chinese search giant (and it’s A giant, even Google …