Indian Govt. Think Tank to Trial Blockchain for Fertilizer Subsidy Payments

India’s most influential state-run think tank is set to undertake a research project to explore the use of blockchain technology for fertilizer subsidy disbursements to farmers. The National Institute of Transforming India (NITI), the Indian government’s primary policy-making body, has entered a statement of intent (SOI) with the fertilizer giant Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & […]

Platform to Launch Security Audit Contests for Crypto Exchanges With $2 Million Reward Pool

An Ethereum blockchain-powered platform Buglab aims to strengthen information security by transforming the process of finding vulnerabilities into challenges — or “contests” — for certified cybersecurity testers. By setting time limits for these experts to find vulnerabilities, they will then be rewarded for their cumulative discoveries. Buglab also plans to secure cryptocurrency exchanges, by hosting […]

Payments Giant Qiwi’s Execs to Launch Russia’s First Crypto Investment Bank

Representatives of Russia-based payment services provider Qiwi have created the first crypto investment bank in the Russian market. The project, to be known as HASH, will provide assessment, search and market entry projects, attributes typical of investment banking firms designed to appeal to large investors, according to Kommeresant. HASH will not operate as a Qiwi Group subsidiary. […]

You can now vote on stores that accept lightning at http://www.lightningnetworkstores.com (1 satoshi = 1 vote).

This option to upvote/downvote has just been added: http://lightningnetworkstores.com The git repository (https://github.com/lightningnetworkstores/lightningnetworkstores.github.io) is still going to be important, as the server fetches new information from this repository automatically every 10 minutes. The payments are being proccessed by strike (https://strike.acinq.co) for now, their node is well connect, you probably already have some outward capacity to […]

Bitcoin sub Reddit gained 30K+ subscribers in June : Bitcoin

Bitcoin is the currency of the Internet: a distributed, worldwide, decentralized digital money. Unlike traditional currencies such as dollars, bitcoins are issued and managed without any central authority whatsoever: there is no government, company, or bank in charge of Bitcoin. As such, it is more resistant to wild inflation and corrupt banks. With Bitcoin, you […]

Shark Tank Investor Barabara Corcoran

Millionaire investor and Shark Tank star Barbara Corcoran has revealed that buying a home with bitcoin is the future. Her comments come at a time when cryptocurrency’s market capitalization has been plummeting for months now coupled with gruff criticism from some quarters. In a recent interview with Money, Corcoran intimated that buying and selling a home […]

Mythbusting: Why Bitcoin Can Never Go to Zero

Bitcoin’s polarizing effect has people on both ends of the scale either proclaiming it is going to the moon or it is going to zero. The volatile, unprecedented, and revolutionary monetary system that is cryptocurrency has a future that not many can accurately predict, but as time has gone on, the idea that Bitcoin is […]

Few Real Opportunities to Pay with Cryptocurrencies at the World Cup

The guest contributor investigated the possibilities to use Bitcoin during the football in Russia The FIFA World Cup currently being held in Russia highlights the world’s best footballers and also gives the possibility to get to know more about life in the host country. Hundreds of thousands of fans from all over the world have […]