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Exclusive: An Interview with Sirin Labs CMO on the Blockchain Smartphone ‘Finney
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Exclusive: An Interview with Sirin Labs CMO on the Blockchain Smartphone ‘Finney

CCN, in association with Brazilian industry outlet Criptomoedas Fácil, interviewed Nimrod May, CMO of Sirin Labs, to discuss the startup’s development of the world’s first smartphone to integrate blockchain technology. Codenamed ‘Finney’, the $1,000 smartph...
Interview: Global Blockchain COO Talks Hyperledger, Stellar Lumens and Kodak Coin
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Interview: Global Blockchain COO Talks Hyperledger, Stellar Lumens and Kodak Coin

CCN correspondent Eric Eissler spoke with Shidan Gouran, president and COO of Global Blockchainabout what the company does, Hyperledger’s role in the blockchain industry, Steller Lumens role as a link between enterprise and public blockchains, and the impact t...
Warren Buffet Says Buying Bitcoin is Gambling, Not Investing
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Warren Buffet Says Buying Bitcoin is Gambling, Not Investing

Investment guru Warren Buffet remains unsold on bitcoin and crptocurrencies. He doesn’t even consider buying bitcoin as investing and compares it to gambling. Interviewed during Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholder meeting, Buffet explained his ongoing s...
Analyst Predicts Ethereum Price to Hit a Record $2,500 in 2018
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Analyst Predicts Ethereum Price to Hit a Record $2,500 in 2018

Ethereum could rise fourfold to $2,500 and have a record-setting year this year, a financial consulting firm has predicted. “The price of Ethereum is predicted to increase significantly this year, and could hit $2,500 by the end of 2018 with a further incre...
Australian Regulators to Update Crypto Guidelines While Praising Blockchain
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Australian Regulators to Update Crypto Guidelines While Praising Blockchain

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) will update their guidelines to better reflect the evolving cryptocurrency industry, John Price, one of their commissioners, revealed in his speech at a fintech conference in Sydney on April 26. Price...
A Trust Architecture for the Supply Chain of Tomorrow
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A Trust Architecture for the Supply Chain of Tomorrow

Not every company can be like Amazon, fulfilling customer orders within a specified period of time (e.g., 2 business days). But what if they could? Think of the supply chain as the engine that powers our global economy, moving our goods and services across ...
Massive Hacks, VC Wars, and Governments Embrace Blockcain: This Week in Crypto
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Massive Hacks, VC Wars, and Governments Embrace Blockcain: This Week in Crypto

Make sure you check out last weeks post here, now let’s go over what happened in crypto this week.  Price Watch: Bitcoin is up 5% this week after a strong gain of 15% last week. Much of the price gain came in agiant green candle when the price hit $9,000...
ANZ, IBM Develop a Blockchain Insurance Solution in New Zealand
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ANZ, IBM Develop a Blockchain Insurance Solution in New Zealand

New Zealand’s largest bank ANZ, with tech partner IBM, has successfully developed a blockchain solution that will serve as a ‘single source of truth’ for insurance companies and brokers. The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) has concluded a succ...
In the Future, Blockchain Could Take to the Skies
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In the Future, Blockchain Could Take to the Skies

You thought you’d heard everything about blockchain and its uses. But just as the cryptocurrency community has taken bleeding-edge innovation up a gear, so too have the blockchain developers, entrepreneurs, and creatives. Beyond fixing broken systems, allowing...
Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency on the Verge of Hitting $9,400
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Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency on the Verge of Hitting $9,400

Bitcoin is now trading for just under $9,400. This is a near $200 spike from yesterday’s $9,200, which in turn, was a solid increase over bitcoin’s previous position of $8,800. The total cryptocurrency market cap has now surged beyond $420 billion, and investo...