Telegram has already raised $1.7 billion from two private sales andy might cancel its public ICO. Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging service. Telegram client apps are available for Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Windows NT, macOS and Linux. Users can send messages and exchange photos, videos, stickers, audio and files of any type. Telegram was founded [...]
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have the Level One project to use Digital financial services (including blockchain for identification) for financial services for the world's poor. Digital financial services (DFS) are among the quickest and most effective ways of turning millions of unbanked citizens into formal financial customers. For the first time in history, digital [...]
The ICO market has not collapsed. There is still more money being raised by ICO's in 2018. December 2017 ended with a new record of $1.1 billion raised, and the first quarter of 2018 with its $5 billion raised already exceeded the whole of last year. The overall volume of ICO projects in 2018 could reach [...]
World Wi-Fi is a company based in Singapore that is having an ICO to build a global Wi-Fi network. They are raising funds to build a network which will be based on privately owned routers. Most of the routers will be residential. Owners of private routers may offer free Internet access and earn cryptocurrency through Internet [...]
In less than eight months, the founder of Binance has grown his company from an idea into the world’s largest digital-asset exchange by traded value. Binance had a $200 million profit in its second quarter of existence, and he has amassed a personal fortune that he claims is worth as much as $2 billion. Regulators around [...]
R3 is developing a blockchain-platformed operating system called Corda. A 100-plus member consortium of banks, regulators and technology partners (Oracle, Accenture and more) are developing Corda and are led by blockchain tech start-up R3 CEV. Corda is a distributed ledger platform designed specifically for financial services. Launched in September 2015, R3 was born out of a [...]
Nasdaq has partnered with Chain, a bitcoin infrastructure firm, for a pilot program to test the use of blockchain for trading shares of private companies. Chain Core is enterprise-grade blockchain infrastructure that enables organizations to build better financial services from the ground up.
Satoshi Nakamoto and the likely impact of blockchain on improving global supply chain efficiency has interesting parallels to Malcom Mclean who invented shipping containers. Satoshi Nakamoto is the name used by the unknown person or people who designed bitcoin and created its original reference implementation. As part of the implementation, they also devised the first blockchain [...]
Blockchain boosting speed, trust and security of existing supply chains and for more complex IoT world
The global supply chain market is made up of the $8.6 trillion logistics market, the $16.6 trillion export merchandise market. Supply chains are massive. Supply chains are mostly B2B (business to business), with the last mile B2C. The demands of the supply chain market are different than finance: the amount of data is larger, transactions are more complex, [...]
Blockchain supply chain for Automatic rule compliance and trusted transactions will boost speed and profits
Blockchain supply chain management are poised for rapid growth Blockchain offer a solution to the growing problem of how to manage increasingly complicated networks of manufacturers and suppliers at a time when transparency, speed, and agility are critical. A typical carmakers is likely to work with about 30 partners and many more suppliers across multiple industries [...]
Coinlib.io is another cryptocurrency price tracking site. Coinmarketcap is the most popular cryptocurrency price tracking site. It is ranked at about the 120th most popular website online. Coinlib ranks about 40,000th currently. Coinlib currently tracks 3385 coins and tokens. Coinlib tracks 2731 cryptocurrencies and 654 tokens. Coinmarketcap tracks 1595 cryptocurrencies.
Twitter will start banning cryptocurrency advertising from Tuesday, joining Facebook and Google in a clampdown that seeks to avoid giving publicity to potential fraud or large investor losses. The prohibition will cover advertising of initial coin offerings (ICOs) - crowdfunding used to raise cash by creating new coins - as well as token sales. The new [...]