Dear Zuck—Your Bill Gates moment has arrived

Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg — Part 1 of 2 Dear Zuck, Your Bill Gates moment has arrived. It seems like ancient history now, but on May 26th, 1995, the wealthiest man in the world, who was then running the industry’s most dominant technology franchise, hoisted a white flag up his company’s pole and proclaimed that he had […]

‘I will be the world’s first trillionaire’ says 21 year old Cryptocurrency tycoon

Chris Kelsey sold his app development company Appsitude in a deal which reportedly made him a millionaire at the age of 19.He then co-founded a now defunct start-up called Cazza that sought to develop 3D printing technologies to construct buildings. The 21-year-old and his co-founder were featured in Forbes Asia 30 under 30 list last year before a falling […]

Ma Vie International Club—Legit ICO or scam MLM?

Ma Vie International Club (not MaVie), is a platform that markets itself as an international investing club. However, there are several qualities that are causing concern about its validity and that suggest that the platform may be an ICO lending ponzi scheme, just without the ICO. At this point, those who visit the platform’s website will […]

South Korea’s top telephone company—state-owned KT Corporation—reveals its own blockchain network

State-owned KT Corporation, South Korea’s largest telephone company, has announced the launch of its blockchain-powered commercial network. The firm has built a blockchain layer on top of its existing nationwide network in order to make it “more secure and transparent,” according to an article by The Korea Herald published Tuesday, July 24. The news outlet reports the head of KT […]

Meet DOJ’s Crypto Czar—Michele Korver

Ever since taking the helm as the U.S. Department of Justice’s first Digital Currency Counsel in September of 2017, Michele R. Korver has been fielding questions regarding cryptocurrencies from U.S. Attorney’s Offices nationwide , developing policy on cryptocurrency prosecutions and forfeiture procedures, and coordinating cryptocurrency related multi-jurisdictional—international, national and state—money laundering investigations. These money laundering […]

Ex-JPMorgan exec—Blockchain may be key to avoiding next global financial crisis

The former vice president of North American investment banking at JPMorgan Chase has said that blockchain “may be the key to avoiding the next global financial crisis,” the China Economic Times reports today, July 23. Pang Huadong, currently an honorary academic advisor of the Asian Blockchain Institute, said that his experience at JPMorgan during the peak of the 2008 financial crash […]