Digital Currency Donors and Crypto-Backed Endowments Fuel Higher Learning

Digital Currency Donors and Crypto-Backed Endowments Fuel Higher LearningDigital asset holders and organizations have been donating funds to a number of well-known universities. These days a slew of popular colleges like Stanford, MIT, Cornell, Puget Sound, and Princeton all accept digital currency donations or have high-net-worth crypto backers funding these schools. On the flip side of higher education, many of the world’s prestigious […]

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State Treasurer: Ohio Companies Now Paying Tax in BTC

Ohio Companies Now Paying Tax in BTC, Says State TreasurerTreasurer in the U.S. state of Ohio Robert Sprague has revealed that at least two companies have paid their taxes using bitcoin since the state launched its cryptocurrency payment platform in December. Sprague did not disclose details pertaining to the amount or companies involved, citing confidentiality. Also read: Liechtenstein Bank Creates Cryptocurrency Trading Platform for […]

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Can AI Replace Your Manager?

As artificial intelligence capabilities grow, even some managerial positions are at risk for total automation. But just how far can AI go in management? And can we expect it to replace our managers completely? Well, not exactly. While there are nearly countless options for AI tech in business, it doesn’t yet cover all the bases of what makes a manager a manager. In 2018, Amazon abandoned development on a smart recruiting AI tool. Up until it was scrapped, this AI algorithm was considered the state of the art until it took a turn. As a learning machine, the AI was

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CasperLabs Is Building a PoS Blockchain With Help from Ethereum’s Vlad Zamfir

A new blockchain startup was launched today called CasperLabs. Aiming to build a proof-of-stake blockchain based upon the seminal work of Ethereum Foundation researcher Vlad Zamfir, CasperLabs has announced Zamfir as lead consensus protocol architect to the project.

Parity Developer Quits Ethereum Projects Amid Outrage Sparked by Recent Tweet

Afri Schoeden, Parity’s release manager, has quit Ethereum projects after being criticized for critiquing the Serenity upgrade

BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Terminates His Hunger Strike

Alexander Vinnik Terminates His Hunger StrikeThe alleged operator of the infamous BTC-e exchange, Alexander Vinnik, has terminated his hunger strike more than 80 days after he started the protest against his detention in Greece. Vinnik’s condition is serious and he needs specialized medical attention to recuperate. Also read: Cryptocurrency Exchange Exmo Opens Branch in Turkey Russia’s Ombudsman Visits Vinnik in […]

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Nvidia has Introduced the New GeForce GTX 1660 Ti GPU

Nvidia has introduced a new mid-range GPU – the GeFotce GTX 1660 Ti that is intended for gamers looking for an affordable option for reviving their older gaming system’s performance. According to the company the new GPU is 3x faster than a GTX 960, 1.5x faster than a GTX 1060, and offers comparable performance to […]

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Ethereum Classic Price Gains 6% as Developers Mull ETH 2.0 Roadmap Implementation

TheMerkle Ethereum Classic Price PumpBased on the current overall crypto market momentum, one would almost think the sky’s the limit. Such a train of thought is very dangerous to pursue among traders who want to pocket some profits over the weekend. While the Ethereum Classic price appears bullish at this time, one has to keep in mind its value tends to go up and down quite often. As such, chasing the top can easily cause some financial headaches. Ethereum Classic Price Rises Ahead of the Weekend In the cryptocurrency world, it is often difficult to determine what drives individual markets. While it is not

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Stanford Researchers Develop Privacy Mechanism for Ethereum Smart Contract

Researchers from Stanford University and Visa Research have developed a privacy mechanism for Ethereum and other smart contract platforms

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, EOS, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Stellar, Tron, Binance Coin, Cardano: Price Analysis, Feb. 22

With increasing interest from institutional investors, is it a good time to buy for the long term or is this just a dead cat bounce? Let’s look at the charts

Two Companies Used Crypto to Pay Taxes in Ohio, Says State Treasurer

Ohio state treasurer Robert Sprague revealed that two companies have used the recently introduced option to pay taxes with cryptocurrencies

Crypto Exchange ShapeShift Is Looking for a New CFO

ShapeShift is looking for a new chief financial officer to succeed Justin Blincoe, who is taking on a new "senior finance" role at the company.