Aussie Blockchain Startup Wins Billionaire Branson’s Tech Challenge

Power Ledger, a blockchain startup based in Australia, won business magnate Sir Richard Branson’s Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) 2018, as reported by Australian news channel Nine News. The challenge, whose previous finalists include Doctor on Demand and Vantage Robotics, aims to provide entrepreneurs with the right tools to help them build their tech products. Power Ledger received endorsements …

Crypto Wallet Blockchain Files Complaint Against Copycat Website

Cryptocurrency web wallet provider Blockchain has filed a complaint in a U.S. federal court alleging attempted deception by a copycat website. In a blogpost, Blockchain — whose website is hosted at blockchain.com — identifies the platform, blockchain.io, as a deliberate impostor that is attempting to rebrand itself in order to continue in its usual insincere …

Months After Raising a $100 Million ICO Kik Founder Calls Blockchain”Unconvincing”

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. At the True North tech conference earlier this week, Kik CEO Ted Livingston expressed his surprising opinion about blockchain: “Almost nobody should be looking at it.” Kin Founder Belittles the Blockchain What made the statement highly pessimistic is the fact that Livingston …

Blockchain and AI Combine to Power Modern Technological Advancement

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Presently, there is an increased pace in the areas of technological development when compared to the progress achieved over the last couple of decades. This exponential increase springs off the dashboard of the internet and the numerous millennial technologies that are …

China Ranks Ethereum as the World’s Best Blockchain Network, Bitcoin at No. 13

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. On May 17, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology released its public blockchain ratings, ranking various blockchain projects like Ethereum in the global cryptocurrency sector based on three criteria: technology, application, and innovation. Bitcoin at #13 As shown in the …

How Blockchain Technology Can Combat the Flow of Counterfeit Goods

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Leveraging blockchain technology can help improve supply chain management and shipping as well as help protect United States companies from pirated products shipped from other countries which are causing unfair competition and disrupting markets. This claim emerged from presentations and testimonies …

Litecoin Payments are Quietly Starting to Catch On

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. One of the main critiques about Bitcoin is the digital currency’s troubles offering timely and cost-effective payments. Charlie Lee, the founder of Litecoin, foresaw Bitcoin’s future payment issues, and took action by designing a more payments-friendly blockchain.  After earning the nickname, …

Trump Bans Petro, a Pacquiao ICO and the Caribbean Goes Crypto: Week in Review

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. What happened in crypto this week? Price Watch Bitcoin is up 16% this week to $9,000. This comes as part of an increase across the entire cryptocurrency market. It’s also likely the result of higher trading volumes. Fundstrat’s Thomas Lee made a …

Facebook’s Data Security Meltdown Could Bolster Blockchain: Analyst

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The social media giant shouldn’t mistake the forest for the trees. While Facebook continues to reel from a security breach involving the personal data of tens of millions of users, they may just have demonstrated the value of an unalterable public ledger, …