Month: July 2018

Curbing the Menace of ICO Fraud in the Cryptocurrency Industry

Curbing the Menace of ICO Fraud in the Cryptocurrency Industry Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are fast becoming anathema to the cryptocurrency industry. More than 81 percent of all ICOs are fraud. Most investors and enthusiast are unaware of these pump and dump schemes. Due to it unregulated nature, most of these ICOs successfully swindle individuals […]

Airdrops Explained

Airdrops Explained After their explosion in popularity and press in 2017, most people know at least a little bit about cryptocurrencies and blockchain. However, there are many terms and phrases within the industry that many might not understand to the fullest extent. One of these terms is “airdrop”, which is one of the hottest things […]

WTF is an ICO?

WTF is an ICO? It wasn’t very long ago that bitcoin felt nascent, laughable and small. In the ensuing years, bitcoin has matured, become far less risible and grown massively. Underscoring bitcoin’s maturation, the currency set new price records this week as the value of a single coin crossed the $2,000 threshold. Since bitcoin was announced […]

What Is an ICO?

What Is an ICO? An Initial Coin Offering, also commonly referred to as an ICO, is a fundraising mechanism in which new projects sell their underlying crypto tokens in exchange for bitcoin and ether. It’s somewhat similar to an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in which investors purchase shares of a company. ICOs are a relatively […]

What is ICO?

What is ICO We are living in the blessed digital era. First, we got a digital watch, then digital photo, digital TV, digital marketing and digital sex. The world was ready for digital currency and Bitcoin was born. So, no surprise that in a very short time digital stock has joined the party. ICO (Initial […]

Want free cryptocurrency? ‘Airdrops’ is coming

Want free cryptocurrency? 'Airdrops' is coming In an "airdrop," makers of a new digital token give it out for free to some owners of existing coins. "In certain ways people are getting free lottery tickets," says Matthew Roszak, co-founder of Bloq. William Mougayar, blockchain investor, says airdrops are being misused. "Sadly, airdrops are the new […]

How to use AirDrop with iOS and macOS

How to use AirDrop with iOS and macOS Here's how to turn on AirDrop and use it to move files between an iPhone and a Mac. If only transferring large and small files was as simple as sending a Tweet – while being as private as handing something physical to another person. The good news? […]

JPMorgan Wants to Use Blockchain to Issue ICO Tokens

JPMorgan Wants to Use Blockchain to Issue ICO Tokens American investment banking giant JPMorgan Chase is pursuing a patent for a distributed system that uses blockchain technology to issue virtual depository receipts that sound suspiciously like initial coin offering (ICO) tokens. JPMorgan Wants to Host IPOs on a Blockchain The patent application, filed by JPMorgan […]

Why Airdrops?

Why Airdrops? This is why Markethive will replace Facebook “Airdrops combine the best of paid referral programs with stock options. Potential users get paid for joining or using the network and have the potential upside if the network increases in value.” Brayton Williams to CoinDesk Why Do Projects Airdrop Their Tokens For Free? Airdrops raise […]