Both currencies have their pseudonymous creators, just like Bitcoin's "Satoshi Nakamoto." "Mrjones" and "smokeman," creators of PotCoin, imagine their currency being used not only in the U.S.... Read More
3. Scholarships. Scholarship money is tax-free if it’s going to a student at an accredited school and covers tuition, books, fees, or school supplies. However, if the money is being used to cove... Read More
Going public at such a low share price also leads to reverse stock splits, another concern. These processes reduce the number of outstanding shares, which increases stock prices, making the s... Read More
We talked with CanPay CEO Dustin Eide who tells us: The application that CanPay offers is currently only aimed at marijuana users but in principle this payment solution can be utilized by any... Read More
Of course all these drug taxes also means that the tax authorities in the US have to handle large amounts of cash as well for which they are largely unprepared. In fact the Guardian described... Read More
IBM Says Blockchain Can Power 'Open Scientific Research' in New Patent Filing
A patent application published Thursday claims the process of conducting scientific research can benefit from the blockchain.
Led by a team at IBM's Watson Research Center, the patent application p
CFTC Fines Bitcoin Trader $1.1 Million for Crypto Fraud
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has jailed a bitcoin trader and fined him over $1 million for running a fraudulent bitcoin and litecoin scheme.
According to a press release iss
Japanese Firms Claim Success in Marine Insurance Blockchain Trial
One of Japan's largest insurance companies, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance, and IT firm NTT DATA have completed a trial that put the paperwork for marine cargo insurance claims on a blockchain.
Accenture Puts Software License Management on a Blockchain Platform
Global professional services giant Accenture has rolled out a new software license management application built with tech from distributed ledger startup Digital Asset.
Accenture announced in a pre