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Monster Products, Inc. has been losing money for years, but a $300 million initial coin offering (ICO) may be what it takes to turn the company around. Founded in 1978, Monster, which makes electronic accessories such as headphones and Bluetooth speakers, has primarily relied on retailers to distribute its goods up to now. Business issues …

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Amazon Web Services, the e-commerce giant’s cloud computing arm, has launched a new service for launching out-of-the-box blockchain networks for the ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric protocols. In a blog post published on Wednesday, AWS chief evangelist Jeff Barr wrote that the newly launched “templates” allows clients to “launch an ethereum (either public or private) or Hyperledger …

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Amazon has won a patent for a streaming data marketplace that could allow subscribers to receive real-time cryptocurrency transaction data. The application, dated to September 2014, describes a system in which individuals and organizations can put streaming data feeds up for sale, to which customers can then subscribe. The patent was granted to Amazon Technologies, a …

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Cryptojacking, the practice of using a computer’s processing power to mine for cryptocurrencies without the owner’s permission or knowledge, has recently gained more traction in the crypto sphere as browser-based crypto mining has once again become possible and profitable. As Bitcoin (BTC) became more and more popular worldwide since its inception in 2009, it became …

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4. Prices are low since platforms cut out the middleman. Traditionally, inventors and manufacturers of new products have needed large marketing budgets and business savvy to reach their buyers. In addition, they need to freeze substantial financial resources in “accounts receivable” with long-term payouts and allocate large budgets to storage, fulfillment, etc. Due to such …

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The Swiss-based Credit Suisse and Dutch-based ING financial service groups have successfully completed the first live transaction of 25 mln euros (around $30 mln) in securities on R3’s Corda Blockchain platform, according to Credit Suisse’s March 1 press release. Credit Suisse and ING transferred the legal ownership of Dutch and German government securities using HQLAX …

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Online retailer Amazon this week received feedback that its hypothetical creation of an “Amazon Coin” would be positively received, while Starbucks, another large traditional consumer company, spoke of plans to use Blockchain on the Starbucks app, also hinting of the possibility of creating their own currency for the app’s use. A little over half of …

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North American Bitcoin Conference that took place in Miami last week gathered around 4,000 people including entrepreneurs, investors, lawyers and leaders who came together to speak to the crypto community.     Dr. Moe Levin receiving the Greatest Showman on the Blockchain Award. The conference has come a long way from the 100 attendee event in …

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A U.K. resident tried to purchase a bitcoin miner off of Amazon last year – but received a DVD copy of an animated film instead. As reported by local media including The Herald, Plymouth resident Ichim Bogdan Cezar was trying to buy a Bitmain AntMiner S9 at a cost of about $5,000. Yet rather than …

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How important are online reviews? In today’s digital economy, search engine results could make or break businesses. Did you know that 10 percent of how Google and other search engines decide to rank search results depending on online reviews? As much as 90 percent of customers only take any action after reading a positive review …

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Korean banking giant Nonghyup (NH) Bank, which specializes in agricultural and commercial credit and banking services in South Korea, has joined the R3 Blockchain consortium, according to reports from local media. The consortium researches and develops Blockchain solutions for financial services. The announcement indicates that with the help of R3, the bank intends to implement …

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced a partnership with R3 to allow the company’s Corda platform to become one of the first ever distributed ledger technology solutions on the AWS. Corda allows users to deploy DApps onto the AWS platform and to create new apps directly. The relative victory for R3 comes on the heels …

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Consortium startup R3 has launched its Corda distributed ledger (DLT) platform on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) marketplace. Allowing AWS users to develop and deploy applications for finance and commerce – or use existing “CorDapps” from R3 – Corda has become one of the first DLT solutions available on the marketplace, according to an R3 blog post. …

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Major semiconductor firm AMD Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Lisa Su has claimed that the company is very interested in participating in Blockchain technology and the cryptocurrency mining market. She further stated that they are merely waiting how the business community and the industries will adopt Blockchain and the digital currencies before making their move. Her …

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Despite previous rumors, Blockchain-based services will not be offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) anytime soon. CEO Andy Jassy made the announcement at the AWS annual re:Invent conference held in Las Vegas in late November. Jassy presented his views on Blockchain technology, claiming there are limited use cases of Blockchain “beyond the distributed ledger.” He …

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Expert Blog is Cointelegraph’s new series of articles by crypto industry leaders. It covers everything from Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies to ICO regulation and investment analysis. If you want to become our guest author and get published on Cointelegraph, please send us an email at mike@cointelegraph.com.  Some cryptocurrency ventures promise prospective token holders rewards for …

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This year’s Money 20/20 Conference, which took place in Las Vegas in October, was a huge success as a star-studded lineup of technology decision makers brought their expertise to bear on topics from artificial intelligence (AI), cryptocurrency, finance and tech, peer-to-peer (P2P) payment systems and even Star Wars. The three day affair kept audiences educated …

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It’s a crazy world when a stock’s price actually goes up after the company announces a loss, but that’s exactly what happened to Overstock. The market is ecstatic over its broad Blockchain investments Source link

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Over the past decade, companies with almost no physical assets have turned out to be the most successful businesses in their respective industries. Bitcoin is leading the digitalization of the global monetary system and is en route to competing against existing fiat currencies and the finance industry. Uber, Airbnb and Amazon Amazon, the second largest …

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Many public figures in the traditional financial sector including JPMorgan CEO Jamie Morgan have criticized Bitcoin, describing it as a bubble. However, because of its decentralized, mathematical and transparent nature, it is highly inaccurate to call Bitcoin a bubble of any sort. Tesla, Amazon, Bitcoin “Bubbles” Bitcoin is not a bubble, contrary to the dishonest …

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