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Move ‘Em Out: ICOs Don’t Seem So Scary Outside the US

Move ‘Em Out: ICOs Don’t Seem So Scary Outside the US ICO issuers are starting to look to jurisdictions outside the U.S. to set up shop. In an environment of regulatory uncertainty, where the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun investigating ICOs and the industry surrounding the capital …

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How the ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ VFX team made Thanos a movie star

How the ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ VFX team made Thanos a movie star The purple-skinned Thanos proved to be a breakout character in Avengers: Infinity War, thanks to the work of actor Josh Brolin and visual effects studios Digital Domain and Weta. Here’s how they brought him to life. The post …

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Bitcoin Cash Fork Leaves Users Behind, But Does It Matter?

Bitcoin Cash Fork Leaves Users Behind, But Does It Matter? Bitcoin cash now has 32 MB blocks and smart contracts. The controversial hard fork of bitcoin hard forked again several days ago in an effort to add new functionality to the cryptocurrency protocol and further differentiate it from its predecessor. …

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The Use Cases and Applications for Involving Women in Blockchain

The Use Cases and Applications for Involving Women in Blockchain “Satoshi is female!” That’s how New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney rallied the crowd on May 13 at the “Women on the Block” event in Brooklyn, New York, where more than 300 people came together to talk about cryptocurrency and blockchain …

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Capital Markets Blockchains Are Finally Getting Go-Live Dates

Capital Markets Blockchains Are Finally Getting Go-Live Dates If minimum viable products (MVPs) have so far proved elusive for companies building blockchain solutions for capital markets, Consensus 2018 marked a notable change in the narrative. Assembled in New York this week, a handful were even confident enough to give firm …

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Axoni, Clearmatics Claim Milestone for Blockchain Interoperability

Axoni, Clearmatics Claim Milestone for Blockchain Interoperability Two of the most prominent startups in enterprise blockchain are teaming up to tackle the hard, but now seemingly inescapable problem of interoperability. At Consensus 2018 this week, Clearmatics and Axoni demonstrated how a financial derivative can be issued via a smart contract, …

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