Oct 132015
 
LBRY Sneak Peek: Can Blockchain Tech Beat BitTorrent, NetFlix and iTunes?

Bitcoin looks ready to completely undermine the corrupt global banking cartel. This is thanks to the blockchain – the core innovation of Bitcoin and perhaps the defining technology of the 21st century. New “bitcoin 2.0” projects like Ethereum and MaidSafe are showing just how powerful and useful the blockchain can be outside of simple cryptocurrency applications. I recently got a sneak preview of a platform that hopes to do for content what Bitcoin has done […]

Sep 122014
 
Ecuador Bans Decentralized Cryptocurrencies; Institutes State-run Cryptocurrency

I just heard the news from Ecuador a few days ago after seeing an article from CBS Money Watch. After some research, I learned that the Ecuadorian National Assembly actually voted in July to ban cryptocurrencies. At the same time, the National Assembly voted to create a State-run cryptocurrency that some believe may replace the USD as the official currency of the socialist nation. President Rafael Correa denies any plan to replace the U.S. dollar, […]