SEC Polices 'Blockchain' ETF Names

By | January 17, 2018

SEC Polices 'Blockchain' ETF Names At the request of the Securities and Exchange Commission, two firms removed the term “blockchain” from the name of ETFs they launched this week. This morning, two exchange-traded funds (ETFs) launched: Reality Shares NexGen Economy ETF (BLCN) and Amplify Transformational Data Sharing ETF (BLOK). Both firms plan to invest in companies working on… Read More »

Startup Wants to Bring Blockchain Remake For Webcam Sex Industry

By | January 17, 2018

Startup Wants to Bring Blockchain Remake For Webcam Sex Industry 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… Read More »

The First Blockchain ETFs Have Launched on the Nasdaq Exchange

By | January 17, 2018

The First Blockchain ETFs Have Launched on the Nasdaq Exchange Reality Shares Advisors and Amplify Trust ETF launched the first blockchain-based exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on Nasdaq today. Both funds went live on Nasdaq’s exchange at 9:30 a.m. EST. Reality Shares’ Nasdaq NextGen Economy ETF (BLCN) opened at $24.20, while Amplify’s Transformational Data Sharing ETF (BLOK) started closer to… Read More »

New Blockchain-based Platform Pays For Watching Videos and Provides Advanced Metrics For Filmmakers

By | January 17, 2018

New Blockchain-based Platform Pays For Watching Videos and Provides Advanced Metrics For Filmmakers Being paid for what a person would do for free is normally considered as the ideal employment in most climes. But being paid for what you would do for fun completely takes employment to another level. What about being able to achieve a dream that… Read More »

Community laughing out loudly: Visa looks for a blockchain specialist in Ethereum with eight years of experience

By | January 17, 2018

Community laughing out loudly: Visa looks for a blockchain specialist in Ethereum with eight years of experience The California office of Visa is searching for a blockchain specialist with eight years of experience in working with distributed applications based on Ethereum. Crypto-community calls attention to the fact that the ecosystem exists only two and a half years. The… Read More »

IBM And Maersk Start Promised Blockchain Supply Chain Company

By | January 17, 2018

IBM And Maersk Start Promised Blockchain Supply Chain Company IBM and Danish transport and logistics company Maersk announced Jan. 16 that they are teaming up to create an as-yet-unnamed Blockchain-based shipping and supply chain company. The goal of the venture is to commercialize Blockchain for all aspects of the global supply chain system, from shipping to ports, and… Read More »

Xapo CEO Foresees A Single Blockchain To Move All Value, ‘Most Likely’ Bitcoin’s

By | January 17, 2018

Xapo CEO Foresees A Single Blockchain To Move All Value, ‘Most Likely’ Bitcoin’s During a Facebook Live interview between Xapo CEO and Paypal board member Wences Casares and PayPal CEO Dan Schulman on Jan. 12, Casares explained his vision of a single “robust” Blockchain to move value globally, saying Bitcoin (BTC)’s Blockchain would likely play this role. He also predicted that BTC could become an… Read More »

Swift Signs Agreement With 7 CSDs to Explore Blockchain for Post-Trade

By | January 16, 2018

Swift Signs Agreement With 7 CSDs to Explore Blockchain for Post-Trade Swift has signed a memorandum of agreement with seven central securities depositories to look into how blockchain can be used for post-trade processes, such as proxy voting. Revealed today, the agreement is with U.S.-based Nasdaq Market Technology, Russia-based National Settlement Depository, Switzerland-based SIX Securities Services, South Africa-based… Read More »

5 Blockchain Developments Coming in 2018

By | January 16, 2018

5 Blockchain Developments Coming in 2018 During the course of 2017, we saw big technology players making moves in blockchain. In addition to Microsoft and IBM, Oracle announced in October a new cloud-based blockchain-as-a-service offering, while SAP opened up early access to its own version of the offering in May. With these updates, and others, it’s safe to say that Fortune 500 companies are… Read More »

Decentralized Car Sharing Platform Aims to Lead the Blockchain-based Rental Market

By | January 16, 2018

Decentralized Car Sharing Platform Aims to Lead the Blockchain-based Rental Market Looking around at the world, trust is probably the thing that is most lacking in our current business environment. Technology is at a strange middling capability, where it can do a lot more, but we never have any strong way of verifying who is on the other… Read More »