TRIBE has Partnered with BMW Group Asia, Intel, and Nielsen

TRIBE, a collaborative blockchain accelerator program between ICON, TRIVE, and PwC Singapore, has recently partnered with BMW Group Asia, Intel, and Nielsen to build an “inclusive” ecosystem “ready for industry 4.0″.


Substratum Weighs in on Why the World Needs Censorship Resistant Internet

Substratum really needs some good press.

Recently, Substratum put out an article on their blog about “Why the World Needs Censorship Resistant Internet”.


Western Union will NOT use Stellar’s Blockchain for Cross-Border Payments

Recently, the crypto community had became overtly excited at the fact Western Union announced it’s teamed up with Thunes and will be using Stellar’s blockchain.

However, this is not the case.


Tezos Surges 30% After Completing its First Round of Voting for Athens

This is pretty exciting news.

Yesterday marked an historic event, as it was announced that Tezos has concluded its first round of voting for two separate system upgrade proposals.


Rediscovering ICON: How ICON is Forming the Foundation of South Korea’s Blockchain Economy

A little while back, I wrote a post and mentioned ICON within it. I went over general features but, never really dug too deep in that post.

At the time of writing that post, ICX was trading significantly higher than it’s current price now, at roughly 34 cents per ICX. Has the price drop affected my view on ICON?

Of course not. Let’s take some time to talk about ICON and what’s been going on.


Why the Majority of 2017-2018 ICO’s Have Failed

Well, this is interesting.

An interesting thread popped up on r/cryptocurrency today that was posted by u/AsleepInstruction8. The thread was titled, “I worked at an ICO crypto company. It’s crazy how people still believe/invest in them”.


Why Tezos is Still One of the Most Advanced Blockchains to Date

A while back, I wrote a piece about Tezos explaining what it was and gave a general overview of its features. This piece was met with lots of praise from the Tezos community and even Kathleen Breitman took notice of it, and tweeted about it.

Has my opinion on Tezos changed? Absolutely not. In fact, Tezos is even more attractive now than it was when I wrote that initial post in early 2018.


Tether Pulls a Sneaky Update

The Reddit effect is a very powerful and well documented one that can bring change and influence thousands of people. Essentially, once anything goes trending on Reddit, in this case crypto related, it’s pretty much game over.

A user on r/cryptocurrency, u/Toyake, recently posted about Tether sneakily updating their website claiming Tether (USDT) is no longer backed by 1 USDT for every 1 USD in cash reserves.


Marco Santori Weighs in on SEC Chairman Clayton’s Response to Coin Center

Recently, a lot of crypto news outlets have put out information regarding the SEC’s stance of Ethereum (ETH), as “no longer being a security“. This was likely due to misconstruing SEC Chairman Clayton’s diction and made many believe ETH was given a clear green light against security status.

Marco Santori, who serves as the President and Chief Legal Officer for Blockchain, had a few things to say about SEC Chairman Clayton’s response to Coin Center.


It’s All Just a Bunch of Smoke and Mirrors

Substratum’s CEO and community never cease to amaze me.

In response to indisputable accusations that Substratum lied about their “hedging” of ICO funds, Substratum’s CEO felt the need to revitalize his community with a sermon.