Oron Barber: Now is the right time for affiliates to embrace bitcoin

Oron Barber: Now is the right time for affiliates to embrace bitcoin In this interview with CalvinAyre.com’s Becky Liggero, Oron Barber of CoinPoint explains what affiliates need to do before they enter the world of bitcoin. Bitcoin, touted as a disruptive digital currency when introduced in 2009, is getting a second look from different industries…

What’s Horsepower? Or How to Differentiate Your Blockchain Startup

What’s Horsepower? Or How to Differentiate Your Blockchain Startup Jeremy Epstein is the CEO of Never Stop Marketing, a strategic marketing and consulting firm that focuses exclusively on helping blockchain-based technologies bring solutions to market faster and with less risk. Clients include OpenBazaar, Storj and Fermat. In this opinion piece, Epstein discusses how disruptive technologies have successfully…

Bitcoin and Ethereum vs Visa and PayPal – Transactions per second

Bitcoin and Ethereum vs Visa and PayPal – Transactions per second One of the big debates happening in the Bitcoin community is over the specification of block sizes, which limits the maximum number of transactions that may be processed per second. Luno, a Bitcoin exchange and wallet provider, recently explained that transacting in Bitcoin has…

European Commission Backs Blockchain Pilot With €500k Budget

European Commission Backs Blockchain Pilot With €500k Budget The European Union’s executive branch is establishing an “observatory” focused on blockchain as part of a wider pilot project. Unveiled earlier this week, the initiative, according to the European Commission, seeks to to “gather opinions and to voice concerns around Blockchain and DLT”. The Commission plans to solicit…

The Unbreachable Data Made Possible With Bitcoin & Ethereum Blockchain, Here’s How

The Unbreachable Data Made Possible With Bitcoin & Ethereum Blockchain, Here’s How MyBit, a Berlin-based startup, is utilizing the Ethereum and Bitcoin Blockchain networks to solve data manipulation. For decades, large-scale corporations in the industries of healthcare, finance and technology have struggled to secure, store and process data in a secure ledger. If most data…

Japanese Government Develops Blockchain Evaluation Method

Japanese Government Develops Blockchain Evaluation Method   In light of the hype and lack of clarity surrounding blockchain, one of Japan’s government ministries has developed a methodology for evaluating projects in the industry. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) published details about the methodology, which was created by the Information Economy Division of the ministry’s Commerce and Information…

Delaware Could Introduce Pro-Blockchain Corporate Law

Delaware Could Introduce Pro-Blockchain Corporate Law   Delaware, one of the hottest jurisdictions for incorporating companies, and the home to some of the leading corporates plans to streamline corporate governance by promoting blockchain adoption. According to a regional media outlet, the Delaware General Assembly could soon make necessary amendments to the state’s corporate law, facilitating…