EU Commits €5 Million to Fund Blockchain Surveillance Research

A group of government agencies, law enforcement groups and academic researchers are partnering on a new digital currency surveillance project. Backed by €5m in funding from the European Union, the initiative, dubbed "Tools for the Investigation of Transactions in Underground Markets", or TITANIUM, will be conducted over the next three… Continue reading

Introduction – What is an Online Community?

Social networks are booming – and not just Facebook! Thousands of niche communities have been created over the past few years, filling up the holes that Mark Zuckerberg's all-encompassing giant has created. While over a billion people are speaking to everyone they've met about everything they do, many are looking for focus.… Continue reading

Arbitrage – What it is and how it works

Arbitrage refers to the process of instantly trading one or more pairs of currencies or odds for a nigh risk-free profit. Usually, this involves two exchanges (this is then called a two-legged arbitrage); although more are, of course, possible. There are several steps when executing an arbitrage: Find a suitable… Continue reading

Why a New Small Business Blockchain is Actually a Big Deal

Efforts to apply blockchain in the supply chain took an interesting turn last week. I'm speaking, of course, about a piece of news that at first seemed pretty ordinary: a group of European banks announced they would band together to develop a blockchain-based trade finance solution. This one, though, is… Continue reading

A Global Economic Tidal Wave

A Global Economic Tidal Wave…   Have you ever wished you could have gotten in on the initial offerings of revolutionary ground breaking companies such as Google, Microsoft, Apple, or most recently Bitcoin in 2009?! …well the next wave is here!  A Financial Revolution Tidal wave that’s about to hit… Continue reading

Green Fire On The Blockchain

Green Fire On The Blockchain Green Fire has decided to change the world as you know it. We are moving together onto the blockchain. We have chosen “Green Fire Gold” (GFG) as the blockchain application name. GFG will be the first to take landfill mining and reclamation on to the… Continue reading

Dear Clinton supporters: Recall wont matter

Dear Clinton supporters: Recall wont matter News that Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has requested a recount in Wisconsin, and will likely do the same in Michigan and Pennsylvania, has raised faint hopes among Hillary Clinton supporters that somehow Donald Trump will not become the next president of the… Continue reading

UK halts Facebook’s WhatsApp data dip

Facebook has been told it must not use data gathered from UK members of its WhatsApp messaging app to target ads on its core social network. The country's Information Commissioner said she did not believe the firm had obtained valid consent for the move and added that people must be… Continue reading