US Security Token Platform TokenSoft Joins Blockchain Association

Security tokens platform TokenSoft has joined the U.S.-based crypto lobbying group Blockchain Association (BA). The San Francisco-based token issuance platform said in an official announcement on April 27 that it would be entering the D.C.-based organization to “educate regulators and elected officials on the advantages of utilizing blockchain technology and the need for responsive, national …

Pro-Monero Film Briefly Tops US Box Office With $3,430 Gross

An independent film touting the virtues of the privacy coin, Monero (XMR), briefly topped the U.S. box office charts earlier this month. The film accomplished this feat with a total gross of just $3,430 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Unabridged lecture on privacy coins tops US box office Monero Means Money, a self-distributed feature-length film praising …

Storj Launches Free Storage Program for Coronavirus Research

Decentralized storage network, Storj, has launched a program providing free storage to organizations participating in COVID-19 research. The program follows widespread contributions from the crypto community toward the distributed scientific research platform, Folding@Home. Organization researching COVID-19 qualify for 2TB in storage On April 22, Blockchain-based cloud network, Storj, announced a program offering free online storage …

Japanese Exchange bitFlyer Blockchain Arm Launches Consulting Service

One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan and one of the biggest Bitcoin brokers worldwide just announced their blockchain arm would be starting consulting services to address requests from new businesses on blockchain technology. According to an April 27 press release, bitFlyer Blockchain said they would be offering a fifth service — consulting — …

Bitmain S17/T17 Antminer Has High Failure Rate

Cryptocurrency miners relying on the Bitmain S17 and T17 Antminer have said that the rigs have failure rates between 20-30% where they would normally be roughly 5%. According to an April 26 tweet from Samson Mow, Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) of blockchain infrastructure firm Blockstream, Bitcoin (BTC) miners using rigs from the world’s largest manufacturer …

‘The Sky is the Limit’ for Bitcoin

After predicting a possible Bitcoin price drop to the $3,000s, Silk Road founder and federal inmate Ross Ulbricht sees long-term bullish possibilities for the cryptocurrency price staying well above $20,000. Posting to his personal Medium account on April 24 from the United States Penitentiary Tucson, Ulbricht expanded upon his comments earlier this month in which …