Blockchain

MrBitcoin February 3, 2018

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a report titled “Blockchain Technology Overview.” The report, intended to provide a high-level technical overview, discusses the application of blockchain technology to electronic currency in depth, and also discusses its broader applications. “We want to help people understand how blockchains work so that they can […]

MrBitcoin February 1, 2018

The costs of higher education have skyrocketed and it is now common for students to take on $200,000+ in debt to get a degree. The system is designed to serve the elites but does little to enable class mobility. This is expected to get worse as automation spreads throughout the economy and replaces some of […]

MrBitcoin January 29, 2018

The Blockchain Connect conference, which took place on Friday, Jan. 26 in San Francisco, did not get off to a strong start. However, the content of the panels, talks, and informal meetings that took place that day arguably delivered for the 1500 attendees. The event, hosted in part by media company SV Insight, was designed […]

MrBitcoin January 25, 2018

The UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies at University College London (UCL CBT) is launching a new pilot project for blockchain-based verification of academic credentials. MSc Financial Risk Management graduates are now able to display a verified qualification on their CV through a QR code based on the Bitcoin blockchain, which instantly provides tamper-proof, verifiable information. “The […]

MrBitcoin January 17, 2018

While webcam modeling has quickly become the go-to money-making option when much of the pornography business eroded by the avalanche of free online sexual content, it’s certainly not flawless. Most models only see 20-40 percent of their earnings, if they see any of it, as many service providers have a minimal required sum, usually about […]

MrBitcoin January 15, 2018

There is a yearning for the younger generation to step up and take the mantle of leadership across the various fields of endeavour in Africa. With an average age of 78.5 years, Africa remains the continent with the oldest set of national leaders. This is a big factor behind the under-development of the second largest […]

MrBitcoin January 9, 2018

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has suspended trading of shares of UBI Blockchain. The regulator has issued the suspension based on: “(i) Questions of the accuracy of assertions…regarding the company’s business operations; and (ii) concerns about recent, unusual and unexplained market activity in the company’s Class A common stock since at least November 2017.” […]

MrBitcoin November 27, 2017

Samsung SDS has announced a lucrative agreement with the Korean government to create a new Blockchain technology-based platform for welfare, public safety and transportation by 2022. The hope is to increase transparency for the government services.   While the nation has banned ICOs, they have been embracing Blockchain technology. The need for technological change has become increasingly […]