Month: December 2019

The last time the world was on the cusp of a new decade, the Bitcoin Whitepaper was only a few years old, Ripple was yet to be founded and slow cross-border payments were widely accepted as the status quo. As we stand on the doorstep of a new year and a new decade, we reflect
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Aerial view of Cowboy Recreation and Nature Trail in northern Nebraska, on a trestle over Long Pine … [+] Creek, along the preferred route of the Great American Rail-Trail Getty Twelve months after announcing the Great American Rail-Trail initiative, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) shared news this month that nearly $13 million has been secured for
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So, earlier this week I wrote a blog (https://xrpcommunity.blog/riding-the-red-wave-with-a-smile) regarding @XRP_Productions’ Satire Blogs on Coil – https://coil.com/u/XRP_Productions David Schwartz responding on one of his tweets was absolutely in the top of his most favorite moments, but only 1 day later, there is something else that can be added to this list: His blog mentioned on
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Logo and mascot ‘Ali cattle’ at the headquarters of Alibaba Group in Hangzhou. Zhang Peng | LightRocket | Getty Images Technology and bank stocks in Asia dominated the top picks for analysts in 2019, as shares in the region made strong gains this year. Mainland Chinese stocks also rallied this year, with the Shanghai composite
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An organization that combats corporate fraud will issue guidance for firms using blockchain technology. The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO), commonly referred to as the Treadway Commission, will issue guidance to strengthen controls over uses of blockchain in supply chain management and financial services. The Wall Street Journal reported first on
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This 20,000-square-foot stand-alone lifestyle center on the Warren Hills office campus in Warren, … [+] N.J. allows colleagues to meet and recharge away from the conventional office environment. Peter Dant Photography, Courtesy of Vision Real Estate Partners While many young professionals continue to seek dense live-work-play urban areas, growing throngs of their contemporaries are descending
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This post is part of CoinDesk’s 2019 Year in Review, a collection of 100 op-eds, interviews and takes on the state of blockchain and the world. Alex McDougall in the co-founder Bicameral Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on blockchain, interoperability, data and identity self-sovereignty, personalized AI, and Web 3.0. Striking it rich. The phrase
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If you have bought XRP at the end of December 2017, January 2018, chances are part of your XRP holding is still under water, if you would sell this moment. Yes, I know Dollar Cost Averaging (Dollar-Cost-Averaging is a simple technique that entails investing a fixed amount of money in the same fund or stock
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The U.S. housing shortage may be frustrating consumers, but the housing market is in a “very healthy state” compared with a decade ago, Marcus & Millichap CEO Hessam Nadji said Friday. “The lack of speculation now being applied versus other expansions by the developers … not only is that not happening because of lenders being
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St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson’s decision to scrap a possible privatization of the city’s airport came amid growing political opposition and deep-rooted questions over whether private interests stood to gain more than the public. The potential privatization of the city-owned St. Louis Lambert International Airport under a federal program began when then Mayor Francis Slay
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A security researcher was able to use a bug in the Twitter Android app to identify millions of Twitter users, connecting their phone numbers to their Twitter IDs. The exploit could expose failures in the company’s two-factor authentication system and give other security developers pause. According to a TechCrunch report, the researcher, Ibrahim Balic, created
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