GUEST: Jason Goldberg, CEO of Simple Token

Daily Crypto Guest CEO: Jason Goldberg is the serial entrepreneur behind Fab.com, Hem and Jobster.com. He and his team have just launched Simple Token, the first platform to give consumer-facing apps the ability to tokenize without the need or expertise to create or maintain new blockchains and token ecosystems. Support …

11-18-2017: NASDAQ Files DLT Blockchain Patent

NASDAQ Files DLT Blockchain Patent The Nasdaq exchange recently filed an application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) that would record and store asset ownership data and allow owners to access assets such as stock shares via a special digital wallet. However, Nasdaq …

11-17-2017: JP Morgan Money Laundering

Coinbase/GDDAX Update on Segwit2x Coinbase has released an update on the Segwit2x hard fork. If support for the fork remains at current levels, or decreases, Coinbase will not support withdrawals or trading on the Bitcoin2x network. If transactions are being confirmed at a reasonable speed, and miner support is strong, …

11-11-2017: Bitcoin Gold Launching November 12th

The Segwit2x hard fork scheduled for November 15th has been postponed. The announcement was made in a message sent by Mike Belshe, which stated “we hope the community will come together and find a solution, possibly with a blocksize increase. Until then, we are suspending our plans for the upcoming …

11-05-2017: CEO of Bitcoin.com on BCH

Coinbase had 100,000 new users join after CME announcement to begin trading in Bitcoin futures [1]. Roger Ver, CEO of Bitcoin.com commented on BCH “at the end of the day, it’s whatever cryptocurrency is most useful for people, that’s the one they’re going to use” [2]. Blockchain.info will, like many …

GUEST: BitDegree – Decentralizing Education

BitDegree is the world’s first blockchain-powered online education platform with token scholarships & tech talent acquisition. It is also a unique tool for businesses to recruit tech talent and shape global education to their needs. Think about it as Coursera and HackerRank merged together, powered by decentralized blockchain technology. Andrius …

11-03-2017: CryptoShuffler Malware Steals Bitcoin

CryptoShuffler malware replaces wallet addresses copied to users’ clipboards with public keys belonging to a hacker [1]. Popular cryptocurrency hacks and scams include: Deceitful URLs Misleading or Fraudulent Token Sales Hijacking Web Browsers or Processing Power for Mining Tokens According to segwit.party, OB1, Civic and Bitso have pulled out of …

11-02-2017: SEC Investor Alert on ICO Endorsements

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) issued an investor alert on celebrity endorsements of ICO’s. Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam believes that Bitcoin is in a bubble because it is being used as an investment rather than a currency. Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges are moving to nearby Asian countries …