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Y Combinator Reveals Ex-Baidu Blockchain Bull Qi Lu as CEO of New China Division

Y Combinator Reveals Ex-Baidu Blockchain Bull Qi Lu as CEO of New China Division

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Y Combinator Reveals Ex-Baidu Blockchain Bull Qi Lu as CEO of New China Division The Ex-COO of ‘Chinese Google’ Baidu and blockchain bull Qi Lu has joined Y Combinator (YC) to run the company’s new China-based division, according to a blog post August 14.   Y Combinator –– the major Silicon Valley-based entrepreneurial accelerator that funded such startups as Dropbox, Airbnb, Coinbase, Reddit, among others –– announced that is has officially entered the Chinese market, launching a new division of the company there. The company also announced that the new division will be launched and run by ex-Baidu exec Qi. In the announcement, YC president Sam Altman said he expected Qi to “build a long-term local organization that will combine
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, IOTA: Price Analysis, August 15

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, IOTA: Price Analysis, August 15

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, IOTA: Price Analysis, August 15 The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Panic has set in the cryptocurrency markets as investors dump their holdings at every opportune moment, fearing even larger losses. Usually, such selling sprees end with a bottom formation. The current sentiment in the crypto space is exactly the opposite to what it was in December 2017. At the peak of the prices, the belief was ...
Fivebucks.com: Meet the Freelancer’s Marketplace Powered by Bitcoin Cash – Bitcoin News

Fivebucks.com: Meet the Freelancer’s Marketplace Powered by Bitcoin Cash – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Fivebucks.com: Meet the Freelancer's Marketplace Powered by Bitcoin Cash - Bitcoin News News Three days ago a new freelancer’s marketplace was launched called Fivebucks.com, a platform that allows people to purchase and sell services for only $5. The new website has seen an influx of listings since it launched and all the payments, both inbound and outbound, utilize the peer-to-peer cryptocurrency bitcoin cash. Also read: Report: 15,000 Twitter Crypto Scam Giveaway Bots Every Service on Fivebucks.com is Just Five Dollars in Bitcoin Cash This week a new freelancer’s marketplace has launched that allows people to list and complete a wide array of services for only five bucks. All a user has to do is register with a valid email
Bank of Montreal, Teachers’ Pension Fund Trial Canadian Dollar Debt Deal via Blockchain

Bank of Montreal, Teachers’ Pension Fund Trial Canadian Dollar Debt Deal via Blockchain

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bank of Montreal, Teachers’ Pension Fund Trial Canadian Dollar Debt Deal via Blockchain The Bank of Montreal and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan have tested a Canadian-dollar debt deal using blockchain, Bloomberg reports August 15. In the pilot transaction, the bank is said to have sold $250 million Canadian dollars (around $190 million) of one-year floating rate deposit notes to the teachers’ pension fund, implementing blockchain tech to mirror the transaction. This is reportedly the first use of the technology for a Canadian dollar “fixed-income issue.” Bloomberg notes that the Bank of Montreal’s BMO Capital Markets unit has built a prototype blockchain-based settlement system, which enables issuers and buyers to track transacti
Citrix Survey: More Than Half of UK Companies Hit by Cryptojacking Malware at Some Point

Citrix Survey: More Than Half of UK Companies Hit by Cryptojacking Malware at Some Point

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Citrix Survey: More Than Half of UK Companies Hit by Cryptojacking Malware at Some Point As much as 59 percent of U.K. companies have been affected by cryptojacking malware at some point. Roughly half of those cases took place in the previous month, news outlet Internet of Business reports August 15, citing a research commissioned by Citrix. According to Internet of Business, the research, commissioned by software company Citrix and performed by OnePoll, asked 750 IT executives from U.K. companies that number more than 250 employees about their experience with cryptojacking attacks. Cryptojacking malware employs its victim’s computational resources without their permission in order to mine cryptocurrencies for the attacker. This
Coinhive Mints Quarter Million Dollars in Monero a Month, Report Reveals – Bitcoin News

Coinhive Mints Quarter Million Dollars in Monero a Month, Report Reveals – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Coinhive Mints Quarter Million Dollars in Monero a Month, Report Reveals - Bitcoin News Mining Тhe profitability of cryptocurrency mining is decreasing on the backdrop of this year’s persistently bearish markets but Coinhive seems to be doing pretty well. The browser-based miner has earned a quarter million dollars worth of monero in just one month, according to a new study conducted by German researchers.    Also read: New Player to Offer Next Generation ASIC Chips This Year One in Three Minted Coins Goes to Coinhive Developers Coinhive, the Javascript-based miner that takes away some of your CPU power to mine cryptos while you are browsing the web, remains very active. That’s one of the key findings in a report produced by
Crowd Source or Complete Tasks With Bitcoin.com’s Bounty Hunter Portal – Bitcoin News

Crowd Source or Complete Tasks With Bitcoin.com’s Bounty Hunter Portal – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Crowd Source or Complete Tasks With Bitcoin.com's Bounty Hunter Portal - Bitcoin News Promoted Ever since the Bitcoin network was launched the online world of digital bounty hunting began to prosper significantly, allowing individuals the ability to scour the web for jobs that pay in cryptocurrency. Just recently Bitcoin.com revamped its portal, Bitcoin Bounty Hunter, a service that allows anyone to anonymously crowd source bounties to complete tasks. Armchair detectives and online bounty hunters can make a lot of money as the current bounty list has close to $400K in digital asset rewards available. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Bitcoin Bounties Enables Economic Prosperity from Remote Locat
US National Insurance Advisory AAIS Introduces IBM Blockchain-Based Reporting Tool

US National Insurance Advisory AAIS Introduces IBM Blockchain-Based Reporting Tool

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Please share if you find this article interesting. US National Insurance Advisory AAIS Introduces IBM Blockchain-Based Reporting Tool Privately held insurance advisory American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS) has introduced its blockchain-based insurance database and reporting tool, according to an announcement video posted August 15. The platform, dubbed Insurance Data Link (openIDL), is based on IBM's enterprise blockchain solution, using Hyperledger Fabric. The platform intends to reduce “burdensome” statistical reporting processes, as well as cut costs and data processing time for insurance carriers. According to a report accompanying the announcement, openIDL is operating the “first secure, open blockchain platform that enables the efficient and permissioned-based c
Investor Files Lawsuit Against AT&T Over Hack That Allegedly Lost Him $24 Mln in Crypto

Investor Files Lawsuit Against AT&T Over Hack That Allegedly Lost Him $24 Mln in Crypto

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Investor Files Lawsuit Against AT&T Over Hack That Allegedly Lost Him $24 Mln in Crypto An U.S. investor has filed a $224 million lawsuit against telecoms giant AT&T over alleged negligence that he claims caused him to lose $24 million in crypto, CNBC reports August 15. Plaintiff Michael Terpin has reportedly filed a 69-page complaint with the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles against his erstwhile telecoms provider, alleging that $24 million in cryptocurrency was stolen via a "digital identity theft" of his cell phone account. Saying he was the victim of two hacks within seven months, the investor accuses AT&T of “willing cooperation with the hacker, gross negligence, violation of its statutory duties, and failure to adhere to
Bitwise Launches Three New Cryptocurrency Market Index Funds – Bitcoin News

Bitwise Launches Three New Cryptocurrency Market Index Funds – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitwise Launches Three New Cryptocurrency Market Index Funds - Bitcoin News Finance Why wait for an ETF? Bitwise Index Services, a subsidiary of Bitwise Asset Management, has announced the launch of three new indexes covering the mid-cap, small-cap, and total-market segments of the crypto market, as well as the renaming of its HOLD 10 Index as the 10 Large Cap Crypto Index. Also Read: The Daily: Stoners Drop Crypto From IPO, Binance Launches Academy Three New Cryptocurrency Market Index Funds The launch and rebranding of HOLD 10 means that company’s cryptocurrency index roaster now features four options for investors to choose from: 10 Large Cap Crypto Index (ticker: BITX); 20 Mid Cap Crypto Index (ticker: BITW20); 70 Small