How a decentralized economy helps society

Much like the early days of the internet, the blockchain revolution has begun to attract an incredible amount of attention from entrepreneurs, investors, and consumers alike. With Bitcoin soaring past USD $11,000, and other alternative coins trending upwards, the cryptocurrency movement is finally beginning to solidify its utility and gain viral momentum. Though the volatile, …

WTF: What’s the future of business – Why challenging the status quo takes more than a rallying cry

“It is not the strongest species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change.” – Leon C. Megginson We live in an era of digital Darwinism, where technology and society evolve faster than most businesses can adapt. Business as usual is no longer good enough. To survive, organizations must also …

Free Stranger Things VR game gives you your money’s worth

Sony today released its Stranger Things VR Experience on the PlayStation store. Don’t get too excited though. It’s shorter than Eleven’s Season 1 haircut, which is a crying shame. The game, first teased back in October, appears to take place during the first season of the show. Promotional images show the Byers’ light-festooned home and …

All ICOs claiming to be registered with the SEC are lying, says top official

In an official statement from yesterday, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton warned cryptocurrency investors to exercise “extreme caution” when backing initial coin offerings (ICOs) – especially the ones that claim to be registered with the SEC. Addressing the massive hype around cryptocurrencies, blockchain and ICOs, Clayton offered his “general views” on the …

IOTA clarifies it has no formal partnership with Microsoft [UPDATED]

Following some speculation from the cryptocurrency community, IOTA has come out to clarify that it currently has no formal partnership with Microsoft, despite its announcement from earlier in November. This means that the Redmond giant has not yet contributed any data to IOTA’s marketplace, nor does it have any sensors connected to its network. Asked …