Jim Manning lives in Los Angeles and has been writing for websites for over five years, with a particular interest in tech and science. His interest in blockchain technology and cryptocurrency stems from his belief that it is the way of the future.
January 6th 2017
Ether.Camp’s HKG Token Has A Bug And Needs To Be Reissued
Ether.Camp’s Hacker Gold Token (HKG) was found to have a bug in it. The bug is serious enough that the contract will need to be rewritten, and the tokens reissued.
January 21st 2017
Kim Dotcom’s Megaupload 2.0 Will Utilize Blockchain Technology
Kim Dotcom is planning to launch Megaupload 2.0, along with Bitcache. These two projects will allow the rebirth of Megaupload by leveraging existing blockchain-based technologies.
January 18th 2017
Accenture Reports Blockchain Tech Could Save Banks $8 To $12 Billion A Year
A report by Accenture has found that by 2025 the blockchain technology could help the world’s biggest banks save $8 to $12 billion a year by cutting infrastructure costs.
January 16th 2017
7 Big EU Banks Collaborate On Cross-Border Trade Finance Platform
Seven European banks are collaborating to develop a blockchain-based platform called Digital Trade Chain, aimed to improve cross-border trade for small to medium-sized enterprises.
January 13th 2017
Government Report: IRS Lacks Retirement Investment Guidance On Virtual Currency
The Government Accountability Office released a report highlighting the IRS’s lack of guidance for IRA investments in “unconventional assets.” Virtual currency is considered an unconventional asset, and taxpayers may not fully understand their responsibilities when investing in this type of asset.
January 13th 2017
Deloitte Opens New York Blockchain Lab To Foster Mainstream Adoption
Deloitte launched a blockchain lab in New York to help integrate blockchain technology into existing financial institutions. They aim to deploy actual solutions, instead of simply developing proofs of concept.
January 12th 2017
Quantum Foundation Combines Ethereum And Bitcoin To Create Qtum
Qtum is an enterprise that combines different aspects of the two most prominent blockchain platforms, Ethereum and Bitcoin, into one cohesive project. Their goal is to ease the adoption of blockchain technologies for corporate entities.
January 11th 2017
Smart Contract Architecture And Testing Best Practices
Writing smart contracts isn’t easy. Writing highly secure smart contracts is even harder. Luckily, industry players are compiling standards and best practices for contract design and testing.
January 10th 2017
Ethereum Foundation Introduces Light Client For Dapp Developers
The latest post on the Ethereum Foundation’s blog introduces their light client to Dapp developers. The protocol is still experimental but should mean good things for programmers working on smartphone Dapps