Op Ed: Can Solar Power Drive Bitcoin Mining in Africa?

While many in the West often overlook Africa as an emerging blockchain innovation center, a deeper look across the continent tells a very different story. The Blockchain Africa Conference came to a close last month in Johannesburg, South Africa. Around the same time, the Kenyan government set up a task force to study the impact …

Square Traded $34.1M in Bitcoin in Its First 4 Months

Wilma Woo · May 3, 2018 · 9:00 am Payments network Square has revealed its customers bought over $34 million of bitcoin in the first 4 months of being available. Square Balances Books On Bitcoin Data from the company, which it published this week, shows its Cash app shifting $34.1 million in BTC, having spent …

Technical Analysis for May 3, 2018

Other than IOTA, that is back in the top 10, most coins including Stellar Lumens, Tron, EOS and Litecoin are slowing down. As it is, IOTA is a straight buy now that it is trading within a bullish break out complete with a stochastic buy signal and in sync with the overall bullish wave in …

Newly Formed Institute for Blockchain Innovation Backs ICO Alternative …

A new open-source think tank oriented around blockchain technology has been formed and has announced its first initiative, JOBS Crypto Offering, which aims to solve the regulatory issues surrounding initial Coin Offerings (ICO). The newly announced Institute for Blockchain Innovation (IBI) has nearly 60 members, including global leaders in banking and technology. Companies include Finova, …

UNICEF Australia Introduces Crypto Mining Fundraising Program

Osato Avan-Nomayo · May 1, 2018 · 5:00 am UNICEF Australia has launched a cryptocurrency mining program to raise funds for its humanitarian activities. The aid organization is utilizing the computing power of website visitors to mine cryptocurrency. UNICEF is part of the UN but receives its funding from external charitable donations. Crypto Mining for …

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: A Long Road of Growth

The financial sector is seeing growing interest in cryptocurrency that has resulted in more and faster adoption according to the latest survey by Thomas Reuters. That news will certainly bolster the objectives in the Middle East where Dubai aims to be the first blockchain powered city. It is also reflective of the hype surrounding EOS …

Hodl in the Codl: Business is Booming for Ugly Bitcoin Christmas Sweaters

Patrick Smith · April 28, 2018 · 10:00 pm Hodlmoon is making ugly Christmas sweaters a year-round fashion statement with their own “ugly cryptocurrency sweaters”, and the company says business is booming. Implementing Sweaters On the Blockchain UglyChristmasSweater.com is one of a multitude of companies to venture into the cryptocurrency space lately, but not in the …

Technical Analysis for April 28, 2018

While we were generally expectant of a follow through, bears stepped in and reduced last week’s buy pressure. However, our buy projections remain valid since most coins are in the green territory, one week later. Even as EOS cements its spot in the top 5, I see potential in Litecoin and IOTA which continues to …