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Cryptocurrency As The Long Game

When we hear about cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, it’s usually through sensationalist articles that either declare it to be the economic savior of mankind or warn about the apocalyptic risks of not shifting away from fiat currency. The truth is that most people don’t fully understand the big picture aspects of …

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Blockchain And The Reputation Game

Most new technologies take a while to establish their reputations and ensure that users can trust both the technology itself and the providers of it.  Nowhere is this more evident than with blockchain technology. Despite an increasingly impressive array of companies investing time and energy into blockchain based solutions, the …

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Blockchain Technology Could Be A Game Changer In Esports – Forbes

Forbes Blockchain Technology Could Be A Game Changer In EsportsForbesIt is an example of an esports-related entity involving itself in the blockchain and leveraging smart contracts technology to allow players and brands to organize esports tournaments of any scale, using Eloplay Tokens as the prize pool. And much like … …

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Japanese Use Blockchain to Track Game Meat

Japan has a problem with wildlife. There is just too much of it about. The Japanese wild boar Inoshishi can be found in parts of the country ranging from Kyushu, Shikoku and Honshu. Deer are another problem animal that is out of control in Japan, ruining foliage and eating their …

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How Blockchain and ICOs Are Changing the Funding Game for Startups

Sept. 24, 2017 10:01 p.m. ET Blockchain technology is changing the way many technology startups raise money. Entrepreneurs seeking capital to build tech startups have long sought out elite venture capitalists on the famed Sand Hill Road in Silicon Valley. Now the many startups developing applications for blockchain technology have …

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Is The Time Ripe For High Profile Investors To Join the Cryptocurrency Game?

Cryptocurrencies are here to stay and there’s not much that an individual, organization or government can do about it. The cryptocurrency markets is seeing a boom in the volume players in the industry – from legacy cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Etheruem to relative upstarts such as Monero and Ripple, …

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‘Game of Skill’: US Markets Tech Provider Launches Bitcoin Betting Game

A new “game of skill” centered around bitcoin’s price changes is going live. Launched by Chicago-based Level Trading Field, Bitcoin Market Predictor now allows users to place bets on the future price movements of bitcoin, adding to a growing list of mechanisms U.S. investors can use to speculate on bitcoin’s price – whether …

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Why Bitcoin Continues to be on The Top of Its Game

Despite scaling issues with Bitcoin, it is still considered the leading cryptocurrency in the world. It continues to surge and expand as investors get enticed by the possibility of massive gains in a short period of time. Even more promising are Bitcoin’s long-term prospects. Bitcoin keeps on surging Investors love …

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‘Game of Thrones’ hackers asking for millions of dollars worth of bitcoin

HBO The anonymity of bitcoin, the blockchain-backed cryptocurrency, has made it a useful tool for some criminal outfits looking to operate in the shadows.  The Italian mafia has used bitcoin to launder money for its illicit activities, for instance, and the notorious WannaCry hackers extorted over $140,000 worth of the cryptocurrency …

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Hackers post stolen HBO ‘Game of Thrones’ scripts online, demand bitcoin ransom

Conleth Hill, Peter Dinklage, Nathalie Emmanuel, Emilia Clarke, Liam Cunningham and Kit Harington in “Game of Thrones.”(Macall B. Polay/HBO) A hacker or hackers going by the name “Mr. Smith” dumped a trove of stolen HBO files online Monday and demanded a ransom from the network while threatening to release more of the files …

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