May 30, 2017 by CoinGragate

Energy Sector Giants Turn to Ethereum to Test Blockchain Potential

A new consortium of blockchain startups and major energy companies is devising tangible use cases for blockchain tech in the green power sector. Source Source: CoinDesk Energy Sector Giants Turn to Ethereum to Test Blockchain Potential

May 30, 2017 by CoinGragate

Fresh Off Funding, R3 Moves Corda Toward Critical Pilot

With over $100m in funding, distributed ledger consortium R3 is setting its sights on moving critical projects to pilot. Source Source: CoinDesk Fresh Off Funding, R3 Moves Corda Toward Critical Pilot

May 30, 2017 by CoinGragate

How a Tiny Island Could Give Cryptocurrency a Big Boost

CoinDesk’s Noelle Acheson discusses how efforts in the Caribbean to harness public blockchain tech could lead to regional transformation. Source Source: CoinDesk How a Tiny Island Could Give Cryptocurrency a Big Boost

May 30, 2017 by CoinGragate

Peach Airline to Accept Bitcoin After Japan Recognizes Cryptocurrency

Peach Aviation will be the first Japanese airline to accept bitcoins as payment for plane tickets, according to a statement made by the budget carrier’s CEO Shinichi Inoue on May 22. Peach also plans to install bitcoin ATMs in Japanese airports as part of its bid to attract more tourism from Asia. Peach operates domestic…

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May 30, 2017 by CoinGragate

How to Hold Bitcoin in an IRA and Why It’s Still Not Easy

As bitcoin continues its bull run, more U.S. investors are looking for ways to protect their gains from taxation, and Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) are slowly emerging as a viable option. While holding bitcoin in an IRA has technically been possible since IRS Notice 2014-21, which declared bitcoin property for tax purposes, the process remains…

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May 30, 2017 by CoinGragate

Bolivian Authorities Arrest 60 ‘Cryptocurrency Promoters’

The Bolivian Financial System Supervision Authority (ASFI) arrested 60 “cryptocurrency promoters” last week. According to a statement published by the ASFI, in which it refers to bitcoin and several altcoins, the arrestees were carrying out “training activities” relating to  investments that have “characteristics of multilevel schemes.” The agency also indicated it will track down Bolivians…

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May 29, 2017 by CoinGragate

The Crypto Show with Danny On The Road Again & Scrooges Matrix

Tonight?’?s episode explores the ongoing saga of Danny?’?s road trip to cannabis-legal states to preach Bitcoin and Dash to marijuana dispensaries, growers, and others for the purposes of bringing the advantages of cryptocurrency to the industry and to bank the unbanked. He is also promoting Defense Distributed?’?s Ghost Gunner, which he will be demonstrating at…

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May 29, 2017 by CoinGragate

The Crypto Show with Dr. Brian Goss Live at The Las Vegas BTC Meetup

On tonight’s episode of “The Crypto Show,” Danny goes to Las Vegas to the local Bitcoin meetup, where we interview Brian Goss, radiologist, former member of the Bitcoin Foundation, and all-around tech and science enthusiast. We get his very informed and insightful opinions on all sorts of topics, such as the block-size issue, the current…

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May 29, 2017 by CoinGragate

Baseball on the Blockchain? One Fan's Quest to Merge Two Passions

Could blockchain solve problems for America’s pastime? Tech enthusiast Josh Metnick gives the idea an epic at bat. Source Source: CoinDesk Baseball on the Blockchain? One Fan's Quest to Merge Two Passions

May 28, 2017 by CoinGragate

Let's Talk Bitcoin! #332 – Shut Up And Take My Money!

On Today’s Episode Stephanie, Andreas and Adam are joined by Jonathan Mohan for a discussion of central bank reactions, plus the past and future of the emerging ICO ecosystem. This episode was edited by Matthew Zipkin and featured content from Andreas Antonopoulos, Jonathan Mohan, Stephanie Murphy and Adam B. Levine Source: LTB Let's Talk Bitcoin!…

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