Tapatalk, the mobile forum application with an aggregate registered user base of 300 million, has struck a deal with the Kin Foundation to reward its users with cryptocurrency for posting quality content on the platform. Announced on Wednesday, the partnership will see Tapatalk, whose platform hosts 200,000 forums based in 186 countries, seek to build
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The EU is in the process of establishing a blockchain forum and has invited at least five major banks including BBVA and Santander. The purpose of the IATBA (International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications) is to “ develop a trusted, secure and resilient European Blockchain Services Infrastructure meeting the highest standards in terms of privacy,
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By 2050 there’ll be more plastic trash in the world’s oceans than fish. And the next generation could see more used car tires than there are trees. So how can blockchain — a digital technology — possibly be good for the environment?
By making processes more efficient which leads to less consumption. And by changing people’s behaviors, incentives and practices that affect the environment, according to new report by World Economic Forum (WEF) titled “Building Block(chain)s for a Better Planet.” For example, what if developers used smart contracts to pay people digital tokens so they’ll recycle more, use less water and properly dispose of waste?
Blockchain can transform the supply chain.
By using blockchain, small- and medium-size businesses (SMEs) around the world can obtain $ 1 trillion in trade financing, according to Sept. 13 whitepaper by World Economic Forum and consulting firm Bain & Co. The technology can be especially important in providing capital and improving efficiency in emerging countries — which often lack banking infrastructure and digital processes.
The authors of “Trade Tech – A New Age for Trade and Supply Chain Finance” point to red tape and excessive documentation as stifling international trade, especially in regions like Asia and Africa.
On the latest episode of The Bitcoin Game, host Rob Mitchell explains the recent trip he took to the World Economic Forum. Based in Davos, Switzerland, this international conference featured a wide number of economic experts and panelists within the international financial industry.
Sitting on one such panel titled “The Crypto Asset Bubble,” Jennifer Zhu Scott, a founding partner at Radian, later came on this week’s episode of The Bitcoin Game to discuss the trajectory of the future cryptocurrency industry worldwide, as well as her opinions on the space in her home country of China.
This week in San Fransisco, the heart of technology across the world, thousands of people showed up to The Blockchain Economic Forum. The scope of attendees included investors with billion dollar portfolios, top-level politicians, scientists, media influencers & leaders in technology from around the world. Additionally, blockchain enthusiasts from everywhere showed up to see what the technology had in store for them this year.
The event featured many notable speakers, including Canada’s former Minister of Finance and Minister of Natural Resources, Joe Oliver, and Poland’s Minister of Finance (2013-2015) and current Lead Regional Economist for Central Europe, Mateusz Szczurek. The pair were joined by LinkedIn co-founder and founding CTO, Eric Ly, Bitcoin Foundation Vice-Chairman Bobby Lee, and venture capital pioneer and founder of the $ 5 billion DFJ Fund, Tim Draper, among others.
Despite all the Telegram groups, Discord channels and many other alternatives, Reddit remains a leading forum for the wider bitcoin community – especially for new users to learn about the concept for the first time. As such, the website holds power over the conversation and what happens on Reddit can have much wider repercussions.
No More Reddit Gold for Bitcoin
San Francisco headquartered link sharing and content rating website Reddit has removed the option to gift users with reddit gold using bitcoin. Despite sounding like an ICO token, reddit gold is the website’s premium membership program which gives users some special benefits and features and helps the cash-strapped company keep the servers running.