Japan’s BitFlyer Raids Banking Talent in Bid For Global Crypto Exchange

Yuzo Kano, chief executive of major Japanese exchange bitFlyer is trying to build a global cryptocurrency powerhouse, one former financier at a time. The Goldman Sachs Group alumnus who made bitFlyer Japan’s largest bitcoin exchange has doubled his staff in the past six months in a bid for global expansion. His team, which is expected to reach 300 this year, includes a fixed income chief at Barclays Plc and a former Credit Suisse Group AG senior private banker, according to Bloomberg. Continue reading Japan’s BitFlyer Raids Banking Talent in Bid For Global Crypto Exchange

BMW Blockchain Trial Uses Cryptocurrency Tokens to Improve Mileage Tracking

DOVU, a London, U.K.-based provider of a blockchain-based data marketplace for the transportation industry, recently completed a test with BMW to use ERC-20 tokens and blockchain technology track vehicle mileage, according to a DOVU article posted on Medium. BMW invited DOVU to participate in its innovation lab, which seeks new and disruptive ideas. The 10-week pilot began Jan.15 at the London BMW headquarters. Continue reading BMW Blockchain Trial Uses Cryptocurrency Tokens to Improve Mileage Tracking

Crypto Currencies in India – A brief report on the cryptocurrency scenario in India

Report By: Block Next Solutions LLP, Mumbai

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This report is issued by Block Next Solutions LLP, Mumbai (India) and is timestamped on the Bitcoin Blockchain via the transaction hash which can be verified for proof of existence and copyrights : a55be73c7382b01b3f52513858194405df79f2f2a4631b4e4373564ad577f5d7. Continue reading Crypto Currencies in India – A brief report on the cryptocurrency scenario in India

Win $300 of Ethereum – Every Day until Sunday May 13th

DALLAS, TX – Organizers of the second Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Blockchain Super Conference (which is being held in September at Dallas) are running a special promotion. Every attendee who buys their ticket before 9:59pm each day will be put into a complimentary raffle, where one lucky winner will receive $300 of Ethereum transferred to their wallet immediately. (Considering that, on a typical day, ticket sales range from four to ten, the odds of winning stand at between 10% and 25%.) Continue reading Win $300 of Ethereum – Every Day until Sunday May 13th

Ethereum Mining in the Era of ASICs

Ethereum mining may be reaching the end of its life
The Ethereum network has been growing steadily and hashrate and difficulty on the network have blossomed over the last few months as mining has expanded and more entrepreneurs get in on the action. Both metrics have just about doubled since the beginning of 2018 (which makes sense, as they are designed to closely track each other) though some attribute the speedy increase to the secret introduction of ASIC miners by Bitmain before officially releasing the technology for sale. Continue reading Ethereum Mining in the Era of ASICs

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