Category: Emerging Markets

Bitcoin Has Triggered the Energy Arms Race

4NEW, Powerledger, Wepower, Jibrell Networks, Earth Token, and KWHCoin are some of the players within the energy sector to have entered crypto over the past six months. One could argue that Bitcoin may have triggered the energy arms race...

Silence Of The Lambos? China Offers Luxury Cars For Crypto Despite Trade Ban

Continuing evidence of Bitcoin acceptance is fueling confusion about the true nature of the China cryptocurrency ban. Supercars On Sale For Bitcoin As major corporations make daring inroads to broadening acceptance this month despite a government pledge to...

Cameron Winklevoss Predicts 40x Increase for Bitcoin ‘Someday’

Bitcoin has come a long way since the time 10,000 coins were allegedly used to buy a pizza— and if you ask Bitcoin bull Cameron Winklevoss, the gold standard of cryptocurrency still has a long way to go....

O Canada! Here’s Why This Just-Launched Blockchain ETF Isn’t Concerned About Weak Crypto Prices

Canada’s Harvest Portfolios Group Inc. just launched their Blockchain Technologies ETF despite weak market sentiment. When equities markets pull back and sentiment weakens, we often see companies that planned to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) delay their...

How Budbo is Using Blockchain Technology to Legitimize the Cannabis Industry

Blockchain technology has the potential to reinvent a huge number of existing global industries, with companies right now trying to shake-up every space, from travel to communication. But it’s not just limited to mainstream sectors. Blockchain technology is...

CryptoKitties Bite Back… on Mobile!

The crypto world is literally whipping itself into a butterscotch flavored generic mousse product this morning. The reason? Only the pant-wettingly exciting news regarding the imminent release of CryptoKitties on mobile! You’re Kidding, Right! I know…with seemingly strong recent...

Move Over CryptoKitties, CryptoDogs Just Launched in China

Just a few months after the CryptoKitty craze, China has jumped in on the fun; CryptoDogs has launched in China. Although it may just seem like another copycat (pun intended) concept, there are a few key differences –...

Insurance Companies See Big Opportunity in Unregulated Cryptocurrency Market

Insurance companies are ready to dip their toes into the unregulated sea of cryptocurrencies, offering protection from theft and large-scale heists. A Market Ripe for Entry As of this moment, you can count the number of cryptocurrency insurers...

CNET Founder Wants to Turn Amazon into Blockbuster with VideoCoin

The latest venture of LivePlanet CEO Halsey Minor, the founder of CNET, co-founder of Salesforce, as well as Uphold, Vignette, NBCi, OpenDNS, Google Voice, is a cryptocurrency project called VideoCoin. VideoCoin to Pay ‘Zombies’ The VideoCoin Network is...

Venezuela Releases Petro Whitepaper Ahead of ”$5 Billion ICO”

Venezuela’s oil-backed cryptocurrency, the petro, is a step closer to reality following the release of the official whitepaper. The eagerly anticipated document outlines the token model and crowdsale mechanism that will be used to launch the ethereum-based project...