Monthly Archives: November 2016

Siemens and LO3 Partner To Help You Sell Your Solar Energy Through Microgrids (The Cryptoverse #155)

On today’s episode of The Cryptoverse:
The largest engineering corporation in Europe Siemens AG has recently announced an energy collaboration with fintech startup LO3 Energy to create blockchain microgrids.

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Bitcoin Exchange Unocoin (India) Releases Mobile Wallet for iOS and Android (The Cryptoverse #154)

On today’s episode of The Cryptoverse:
Indian bitcoin exchange Unocoin has launched a new mobile wallet app. And I ask the quest ‘Is a Bitcoin economy in India actually going to work?’

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Europe Will Have Power to Ban Blockchain Tech in January 2018 (The Cryptoverse #153)

On today’s episode of The Cryptoverse:
At a blockchain conference last week in London, Patrick Armstrong, Senior Risk Analysis Officer, detailed ESMA’s approach to blockchain technology. One strategy he noted was to ban blockchain products or processes altogether.

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India to Ban Gold Importation; Bitcoin Price Rally, Market Shock Imminent (The Cryptoverse #152)

On today’s episode of The Cryptoverse:
Gold, which most investors and traders consider as the world’s safe haven asset, may be banned by India in the upcoming months.

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Ethereum’s Fourth Fork: So Far, So Good (The Cryptoverse #151)

On today’s episode of The Cryptoverse:
Ethereum’s latest hard fork, officially activated at block 2,675,000, comes days after the code was first tested as a solution to ongoing network performance issues. Among other changes, the fork will give developers the ability to delete empty accounts left by an unknown attacker that had effectively flooded the network.

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You Have $1m To Invest In Bitcoin or Ethereum, How Much Do You Invest In Each And Why? (The Cryptoverse #150)

On today’s episode of The Cryptoverse:
Kraken, in partnership with The Economist, asked MBA programs from around the world the following question: “You have $1M to invest across bitcoin and ether. You cannot touch your investment for the next 5 years. How much of that $1M do you invest in each? Why?”

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Coinbase Will Take IRS to Court Over Consumer Privacy Attack (The Cryptoverse #149)

On today’s episode of The Cryptoverse:
The Bitcoin community at large and the Internet boards have been abuzz this week over the IRS (Internal Revenue Service, the national tax authority) of the United States launching a privacy attack on Bitcoin wallet provider Coinbase’s user base.

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Awards Grant to Factom To Put Medical Records On The Blockchain (The Cryptoverse #148)

On today’s episode of The Cryptoverse:
Blockchain-based company Factom has announced it will soon secure medical records on its platform. The firm received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to provide immutable and easily accessible records.

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A Glimpse at Nodio, the Blockchain-Based Router That Could Save The Web (The Cryptoverse #147)

On today’s episode of The Cryptoverse:
A new device called Nodio has been recently announced that can run multiple decentralized applications (dApps), a Tor node, and other functionalities. Nodio is a blockchain router that aims to give users a chance to create decentralized solutions.

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Italy’s Third Largest Bank In Trouble, Possible Bail-In, Bitcoin’s Opportunity (The Cryptoverse #146)

On today’s episode of The Cryptoverse:
According to multiple sources, including ZeroHedge, Reuters and Bloomberg, Italy’s banking system is beginning to implode starting with Monte dei Paschi, Italy’s third-largest bank, which has been lending money for over 540 years.

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