Bitcoin Daily: Blockchain Startup Hires PayPal Co-Founder, Ripple Adds Oman Bank To Blockchain Network


Origin Protocol, a blockchain-based sharing economy startup, has brought a PayPal co-founder on board as a research and development engineer, CoinDesk reported. Yu Pan will spearhead the startup’s research team, according co-founder Josh Fraser. Prior to his new role, Pan was also an early YouTube employee and an employee of Google. He also co-founded a subscription service geared toward children called Kiwi Crate, but hisContinue reading “Bitcoin Daily: Blockchain Startup Hires PayPal Co-Founder, Ripple Adds Oman Bank To Blockchain Network”

EEA Releases Standardized Architecture Stack For Privacy-Focused Web Apps On Ethereum


The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) has released their Enterprise Ethereum Architecture Stack (EEAS) today, May 2. The new software stack standardizes the specifications for Ethereum-based business applications for the Web 3.0 era. The EEA is a group of companies focused on improving the privacy, scalability and security of Ethereum blockchain applications. Formed in February 2017 by Santander, JP Morgan and a numberContinue reading “EEA Releases Standardized Architecture Stack For Privacy-Focused Web Apps On Ethereum”

3 Things That Could Lift Bitcoin Prices To New Highs


After a nasty correction, Bitcoin is back big time. The “people’s currency” has gained close to 1.54% in the last seven days alone, stabilizing around the $9,000 mark. That’s close to 50% up from its recent lows, an encouraging sign for Bitcoin bulls. [Ed. note: Investing in cryptocoins or tokens is highly speculative and theContinue reading “3 Things That Could Lift Bitcoin Prices To New Highs”

Hong Kong Report Suggests Cryptocurrency Is Largely Left Out Of City’s Organized Crime


The Hong Kong Financial Services and Treasury (FSTB) has released its Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risk Assessment Report. The report comes amid an increasingly tense debate on whether the city is adequately combatting financial crime. The number of suspicious transactions has quadrupled in the past six years, while convictions have gone down. At the sameContinue reading “Hong Kong Report Suggests Cryptocurrency Is Largely Left Out Of City’s Organized Crime”

This ICO Startup Uses Blockchain Tech To Shift How Businesses Manage Funds


As the world of cryptocurrency evolves and becomes a normalized alternative to standard forms of physical currency, a growing number of progressive companies are utilizing ICOs as viable means of raising capital. These unconventional funding and payment sources allow founders to raise rounds from investors who are intrigued by their product and vision, rather thanContinue reading “This ICO Startup Uses Blockchain Tech To Shift How Businesses Manage Funds”