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Digital Currency

Chicago

A Guide to Blockchains, Protocols and Token Sales

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Blockchains are changing the foundation of the global economy, and everyone is freaking out. Opinionated tribes are invoking civil wars and “forking” into new tribes. Multiple heated battles are happening simultaneously (mostly on social media) while only a few people on the outside understand…

Cannabis

This Guy is Building the Tinder for Cannabis on Blockchain

By | Nov 11, 2017 at 12:45 pm

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How Blockchain Is Making Cybersecurity Faster and Cheaper

By | Nov 9, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Cybersecurity has become a major concern for organizations today. According to Cisco’s annual report on cybersecurity for 2017, 20 percent of organizations surveyed had significant breaches within the past year that resulted in opportunity and revenue losses. Businesses have become prime targets due to…

Digital Currency

San Diego

How Blockchain is Finding its Way Into Virtual Reality

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 8:30 am

A metaverse, which is a portmanteau of the prefix “meta” (meaning beyond) and “universe,” describes the concept of a future internet, a 3D virtual experience. As a collective virtual shared space, the metaverse might be seen as the sum of virtual worlds, augmented reality and…

Funding

Blockchain Company Stream Closes $5 Million Advisor Token Pre-Sale Round

By | Oct 26, 2017 at 9:20 am

Despite a slow start, blockchain technology has taken off. While Bitcoin and Ethereum have been the poster children of the innovative cryptocurrency model, a wide range of other companies have come out with their own tokens that could change the financial world for the…

Opinion/Analysis

Boise

How Technology Can Preserve Democracy

By | Oct 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm

We live in strange times indeed. With reports of electronic meddling by foreign actors in the 2016 elections, recurrent cries of “fake news,” and actual online misinformation campaigns, it’s become apparent that technology has had widespread effect on democracy in the US. In fact,…

Startup Spotlight

Phoenix

Startup Spotlight: Data Privacy, Smart Homes, and Streamline Your Work

By | Sep 22, 2017 at 12:20 pm

With the holidays on the horizon, creating a protective barrier around your home with smart technology might be a good way to go. Each week, TechCo features tech startups that can help your daily life. This week in Startup Spotlight, we found ones that can…

Digital Currency

Why Apps Can Pave the Way for Mainstream Adoption of Blockchain

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 7:15 am

Mobile utility and gaming applications may be the most likely driver of mainstream adoption of the blockchain and cryptocurrency. Recent developments in blockchain and cryptocurrency usage by conventional big business suggests that the mainstream adoption of such technology is imminent. Shipping and logistics giant…

Bitcoin

Why Should We Care About Blockchain?

By | Sep 9, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Not too long ago, the average person knew nothing or very little about blockchain. In fact, even the average person today is likely still be wondering what it is. However, the need for this technology has emerged, with the necessity to solve issues of…

Trends

Los Angeles

5 Tech Trends Startups Are Adopting In 2017

By | Aug 27, 2017 at 10:30 am

It’s six months down the road and time to check in on startup that had high hopes when the year began. How many of the trends you’ve read about from earlier in the year have made their way into your operations? How many are…

Bitcoin

Is Ecommerce Ready to Embrace Blockchain?

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 6:30 pm

To anyone who has made ecommerce websites such as Amazon, Ebay, Netflix a daily or even weekly destinations for their online shopping and entertainment needs – the process of paying for what lays in the shopping cart is probably the most abstracted aspect of…

FinTech

Washington D.C.

7 Ways Blockchain Could Transform Government

By | Aug 14, 2017 at 8:30 am

Blockchain has the potential to be as pervasive and as impactful as the internet. With a technology projected to be as meaningful as this, the government needs to implement the applications of the technology. Here are seven use cases for government. Titles and Property…

Digital Currency

Blockchain: the Solution to the Financial World’s Security Problems

By | Aug 10, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The discussion about digital currency is admittedly a strained one. While advocates have explained the benefits in depth on more than one occasion, everyday consumers are having a hard time getting on board when it’s primary function is facilitating ransomware attacks. However, what most…

Finance

3 Blockchain Startups Decentralizing The Future of Finance

By | Jul 29, 2017 at 10:50 am

Most consumers don’t know a lot about the blockchain. You might hear some mumblings about Bitcoin, but very few meaningful takeaways have truly hit the masses. This is interesting, as much of the innovation that surrounds the landscape has an end-goal of bolstering and…

Digital Currency

Smart Contracts Are Making Their Way Into Blockchain

By | Jul 25, 2017 at 7:15 am

Blockchain has to be among tech’s top stories this year – from the explosion of bitcoin to the numerous initial coin offerings (ICOs) and token sales of blockchain startups that have been happening of late. There has been a mad rush to explore new…

Bitcoin

Blockchain Could Find Success Where Banks Have Failed

By | Jul 13, 2017 at 7:15 am

There’s no denying that blockchain and crypto currencies are disrupting finance as we know it. Initially thought of as a fad, these technologies have now hit the mainstream. What started out as a means of payment for a handful of tech savvy users and…

Opinion/Analysis

Blockchain, Virtual Reality, and Others Disrupting the Music Industry

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 11:10 am

The music industry has always been hugely influenced by technology. Think about it. The CD, streaming music services, even the concept of plugging a guitar into an amp have all been technological revolutions. Without technology, the concept of layering tracks simply would not exist…