Archive: blockchain

The fact that two groups, each with its own impressive set of corporate backers, are trying to become the enterprise standard for blockchain tech is good news.
This week’s News Fix looks at good news for institutional investors who want to invest in cryptocurrencies, the SEC’s “fake” ICO website, the proposed blockchain phone and other news from the week that was.
A beer vending machine was created by Anheuser-Busch and blockchain identity verification company Civic. And it’s a big step forward for blockchain technology.
Regulations are becoming a critical factor in the crypto markets. That’s why Tuesday’s Congressional hearing on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology is so important. Follow us on Twitter @Early1nvesting to get live coverage and analysis from the hearing.

An Analyst’s Bullish $10 Trillion Case for Crypto

By Andy Gordon on April 18, 2018

In a detailed crypto report, a Wall Street analyst says the $4 billion-plus market for mining cryptocurrency is here to stay.
Massive adoption of blockchain technology would make the world not only more efficient but also more honest.
Despite the recent price correction in cryptocurrencies, entrepreneurs and developers are hard at work improving and securing crypto markets.

Are We Underestimating the Blockchain?

By Andy Gordon on March 21, 2018

According to Amara’s law, we tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run. I think this is true of blockchain.

Venezuela’s Crazy Crypto Experiment

By Adam Sharp on February 23, 2018

Venezuela has begun issuing its new petro cryptocurrency. The experiment may fail, but it hints at the full potential of blockchain tech.

Clarity on Crypto’s Biggest Threat: Government

By Adam Sharp on February 16, 2018

The prospect of widespread bans has been a looming threat hanging over the crypto world. For now, that threat has passed.
Longtime crypto believers are sending the message that government is NOT to be trusted. This makes us wonder: How much longer can the government remain “balanced” in the face of such a radical creed?

How Blockchain Technology Will Change the World

By Adam Sharp on January 12, 2018

Blockchain technology is attracting the attention of developers, investors and even governments. Let’s look at how this invention will change the world.
Here are my five intrepid predictions for 2018.
Cryptocurrency is garnering as many detractors as enthusiasts and eager investors. Here are three rules to explain why this is happening.