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Crypto Winter Is Leaving As Blockchain Bounces Back?
The Bitcoin market has seen multiple ups and downs in the past couple of years, and yet there are still people investing. For the past few months, Bitcoin has been going down, and has been said to be in a “Crypto Winter.” The money flow index, or MFI, is showing signs that Bitcoin hit its low in December, bottoming out
Hong Kong Blockchain Week: Day One and Day Two Highlights
Blockchain
The global blockchain community descended on Hong Kong Tuesday as NexChange kicked off its annual Hong Kong Blockchain Week. Hong Kong Blockchain Week is a five-day event which focuses on the latest developments and insights into the ever-evolving, real-world applications of blockchain technology. It features over 175 speakers from blockchain’s most illustrious companies, and consequently, is slated to become Hong
Women In Tech: What The Blockchain Industry Is Saying
Blockchain
This Friday, 8th March will mark International Women’s Day — a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women, while also marking a call to action for accelerating gender balance. While there is still a lack of women in tech across the board, blockchain is one area growing at an exponential rate with a worryingly extreme
Gates, a16z Invest In KoBold Metals, AI Startup Hunting Ethical Cobalt
AI, Blockchain
The majority of the world's cobalt – a crucial metal for the lithium-ion batteries powering everything from cellular telephones to cars – is mined in exploitative conditions in the Democratic Republic of Congo, often by children. FreightWaves reported on the difficulty of sourcing ethical cobalt a year ago. Last month, FreightWaves covered a blockchain-based project led by Ford Motor Company,
Columbia Transport Joins BiTA
Blockchain
Columbia Transport s.r.l. has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). An Italian full-service international freight forwarder serving all major worldwide destinations, Columbia Transport assists product movement from and to Italy. BiTA is dedicated to developing best practices and standards for blockchain in the transportation industry. Read more at Benzinga. Photo: uberof202 ff
#Deletecoinbase Movement, Quadriga – Kraken Comment
Jesse Powell, CEO of Kraken, on the #deletecoinbase movement and Quadriga – details below. vjkombajn / Pixabay [REITs] Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc 1. #deletecoinbase Twitter is ablaze with #deletecoinbase. Coinbase has acquired a company that’s run by the former CTO/COO and other senior members of a spyware firm that helped oppressive regimes (such as Ethiopia, Sudan, Bahrain,
Shifting Strategies in Site Selection, China Trade Negotiations, and Inflation Targeting
People want jobs. Elected officials want what is best for their districts. Employers want to lower their costs. These are all good intentions, but aligning them can be difficult. Amazon and New York City recently learned this lesson the hard way. Governments around the world use economic development incentives to encourage new investment. Internationally, Ireland has been a leading applicant
Equities vs. Bonds? Look to China for Clues
These days the investing world seems split between two types of market participants: the believers and the skeptics. Firmly among the believers are investors in equity markets, which have rebounded sharply from their sell-off in late 2018, supported by a dovish pivot by the Federal Reserve, hopes of a trade-war truce between the U.S. and China, and the U.S. government
Mozido Founder Indicted 32 Months After Our Exclusive On The Topic
FinTech
This article on Mozido was originally posted on June 28 2016, on February 27th 2019 the DOJ announced a criminal indictment against the founder. We are proud of our work and want to point out that we love the WSJ and Forbes but we beat them both on this story by at least a few months, I believe we were
Softbank Invests In Autonomous Grocery Delivery Startup Nuro
TechCrunch reports that SoftBank, a Japanese multinational holding group, has led a $940 million investment in autonomous delivery startup Nuro. Gaorong Capital, Greylock Partners and Softbank have previously raised $92 million for Nuro. According to Reuters, this latest round of financing puts the company's valuation at $2.7 billion. Nuro was founded by former Alphabet Inc GOOG engineers Dave Ferguson and