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Archive for February 2018

Porsche ‘First’ To Test Blockchain Technology For Cars

Automobile manufacturer Porsche is exploring Blockchain apps in its vehicles in cooperation with the Berlin-based startup XAIN, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported yesterday, Feb. 27. In their press release published Feb. 22, Porsche stated that the company is “the first automobile manufacturer to implement and successfully test Blockchain in a car.” Possible applications for Blockchain technology…

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Crypto Culture Platform Coins A New Way To Stop Touts

Cultural Places, a platform specializing in connecting cultural institutions and visitors is vowing to clamp down on ticket touts through Blockchain technology. The Austrian Company wants to tackle the inflationary effect touts have on the secondary ticket market by introducing its own cryptocurrency – the Cultural Coin. The coin, based on the Ethereum framework will…

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Square Sees Bitcoin as a ‘Transformational Technology,’ Could Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Digital payments firm Square views Bitcoin as a “transformational technology,” and analysts predict that the company could one day launch a cryptocurrency exchange. Bitcoin a ‘Transformational Technology,’ Says Square CEO Jack Dorsey The company made waves last year when it announced that…

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Porsche Begins Testing Blockchain Integration With Its Vehicles

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Big things are happening over in Zuffenhausen, Germany, headquarters of Porsche. According to a Porsche press release, the automobile powerhouse is making a major push towards integrating blockchain technology into its cars. In a partnership with XAIN, a tech startup located in Berlin, Porsche…

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Fundstrat’s Tom Lee Stays Bullish On BTC Price, Sees Major Firms Joining Crypto Sphere

Co-founder and Fundstrat strategist Tom Lee has repeated his prediction that Bitcoin (BTC) will reach $20,000 by mid-year and $25,000 by the end of the year. He also expects at least three publicly traded corporations to issue their own cryptocurrencies in 2018, writes CNBC, citing Lee’s Feb. 28 Fundstrat report. Lee’s price prediction reiterates comments…

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Genesis Trading Launches Crypto Lending Service for Investors – CoinDesk

Genesis Global Trading Inc., a big institutional market maker for digital currencies, has started a lending business. The new subsidiary, Genesis Global Capital, will allow investors and businesses to borrow cryptocurrencies in quantities of $100,000 or more for fixed terms ranging from two weeks to six months. Loans will be issued in bitcoin, ether, ether…

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Starbucks Could Serve Up a Blockchain Payments App

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Bitcoin may be off limits, but the coffee chain is not overlooking the technology that underpins cryptocurrencies. Howard Schultz, Starbucks executive chairman and the face behind the brand, suggested blockchain could very well be part of the coffee retailer’s future, pointing to…

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