Author: Iowa Blockchain

Spring has Sprung

It’s been a whirlwind of a year so far for our universe. In the past month, the following blockchain and crypto stories have had us excited for continued progress. The cryptocurrency market has gone up by over 20% in the past month Harvard Takes the Plunge Into Crypto With a Token Sale Investment Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Won’t Let You Buy Your Privacy Back $20-$50 Trillion For Blockchain Adopting Countries in The Next 30 Years What Are The Most Promising Uses For Blockchain We Haven’t Seen Yet? Jack Dorsey Unveils Square Crypto, How Will It Help Bitcoin? We’re sponsoring the 4th...

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Our Top 4 Stories to Wrap Up February

1.  You can purchase Domino’s pizza for Bitcoin. Buy Pizza With Bitcoin! Crypto Twitter Enamored With Lightning Network App 2. You may be able to tip on Twitter, in cryptocurrency. https://cryptonews.com/news/twitter-mulls-bitcoin-tipping-via-lightning-network-3356.htm   3. Facebook is “potentially interested” in utilizing blockchain technologies https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/20/18233338/facebook-login-blockchain-mark-zuckerberg   4. Litecoin’s mission to become the perfect form of money. Litecoin’s Mission to Become the Perfect Form of Money...

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Weekly Roundup: February 8, 2019

Conspiracy theories, Millions of Joe Rogan podcast listeners hearing about the long term potential for bitcoin, and LTC go-go-going up. Here’s your weekly roundup, Blockvangelist!   Waiting list for Kazakh kindergartens will utilize blockchain https://cointelegraph.com/news/waiting-lists-for-kazakh-kindergartens-to-be-managed-with-blockchain-technology Washington State Senate wants to propose increase in blockchain technology usage https://ethereumworldnews.com/washington-state-senate-introduces-bill-promoting-blockchain-technology/ BitTorrent multiples are on the rise after ICO https://www.coinspeaker.com/bittorrent-rise-altcoins-drowning/ Canadian crypto exchange’s founder death and conspiracy? https://gizmodo.com/crypto-exchange-says-it-cant-repay-190-million-to-clie-1832309454 Joe Rogan hosts Jack Dorsey, who believes bitcoin will be the currency of the internet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mP9OmOFxc4&feature=youtu.be Litecoin is currently soaring in value, surpassing EOS https://ethereumworldnews.com/litecoin-ltc-soaring-in-the-crypto-markets-up-11-in-3-hrs-and-edges-out-eos/ Binance launching its own blockchain in the coming weeks https://dailyhodl.com/2019/02/07/binance-ceo-compares-his-new-blockchain-to-xrp-and-neo-says-move-away-from-ethereum-coming-in-the-next-week-or-two/...

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Weekly Roundup: February 1, 2019

Inflated market caps, licenses, and ICOs are still going strong (for some). Here’s your February kickoff weekly roundup!   XRP market cap may be overstated, by billions https://www.coindesk.com/xrp-market-cap-may-be-overstated-by-billions-messari-report-estimates Robinhood receives license to serve cryptocurrency traders https://www.ccn.com/empire-state-of-mind-robinhood-wins-new-yorks-coveted-bitlicense-will-now-serve-crypto-traders/ 20% of all bitcoin nodes are currently in Germany https://www.chepicap.com/en/news/6858/one-fifth-of-all-bitcoin-btc-nodes-are-run-from-germany.html Ethereum wallet may come pre-installed on Samsung Galaxy https://smartereum.com/46956/ethereum-wallet-ethereum-wallet-may-be-installed-in-samsung-galaxy-s10-as-eth-trades-bearish-against-the-usd-ethereum-news-today/ Wall Street wants blockchain, not bitcoin and cryptocurrency (Davos) https://ethereumworldnews.com/wall-street-davos-want-blockchain-not-bitcoin-crypto/ Bittorrent ICO is successful (and quick) https://bitcoinist.com/bittorrent-ico-raises-7-1m-in-15-minutes/            ...

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Weekly Roundup: January 25, 2019

Updates delayed, get your bitcoin at Walmart and other Coinstar locations, and there’s always a new platform for money launderers. That about sums up this past week in the blockchain and crypto space! Bitcoin miners continue to search for the best regions—including Mongolia https://bitcoinist.com/mongolia-1000-bitcoin-miners-2019/ Fortnite laundering drives traffic away from laundering with Bitcoin https://www.newsbtc.com/2019/01/17/anti-bitcoin-narrative-flawed-fortnite-vbucks-money-laundering/ How blockchain technologies will improve securities markets https://www.forbes.com/sites/devinthorpe/2019/01/18/how-blockchain-technology-will-improve-securities-markets/#12c499435e44 Ethereum update will now take place in late February https://mashable.com/article/ethereum-constantinople-february-27/#3gZqjDViWsqm Coinstar kiosks to begin selling bitcoin https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/coinstar-machines-bitcoin-cash/ Buterin and Sun dispute https://smartereum.com/46859/ethereum-latest-update-vitalik-buterin-comes-for-justin-sun-following-suns-shades-at-ethereum-justin-sun-vs-vitalik-buterin/ Ripple teams up with Chinese university https://www.coindesk.com/ripple-teams-up-with-chinese-university-for-blockchain-research-program            ...

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