Tag: google

  • Google

    Google Turns to Cloud-Based Platform for Blockchain Applications

    In a blog post before Google’s Cloud Next ’18 conference today, the company has announced a partnership that will permit it to offer the financial services industry a cloud-based platform on which they can develop and run blockchain-based applications. Google’s Cloud Platform To make it happen, Google has teamed up...

    Thomas Delahunty | July 24, 2018 | 10:30 pm
  • Crypto

    Bank of England Slammed for Falling Behind Regulating Crypto

    The Bank of England (BoE) has been criticized in a UK Treasury Committee during a hearing on Digital Currencies on July 4. Three senior government and banking officials denied the claim, arguing that a taskforce is underway to provide clear guidance over what crypto regulations need to be...

    tim copeland | July 15, 2018 | 9:00 am
  • ether mining

    Google Co-founder Sergey Brin Reveals he is Mining Ethereum

    Co-founder of Google and President of Alphabet, Sergey Brin, revealed he is mining Ethereum with his son at a summit hosted by Sir Richard Branson on July 8. The panel also spoke on the potential of zero-knowledge proofs which underlie the privacy option of Zcash. Blockchain is a...

    tim copeland | July 9, 2018 | 12:00 pm
  • tech giants

    Blockchain Will Reduce Dominance of Tech Giants Over Consumers’ Daily Lives

    Blockchain technology can transform many business models known today. Distributed ledgers are making vast inroads among various sectors and industries. Especially in the technology industry, powerhouses such as Google, Facebook and Amazon may be on the brink of losing their dominant position. Tech Companies Embrace Blockchain For most...

    JP Buntinx | June 7, 2018 | 1:30 pm
  • Google

    Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Receives Proposition from Google

    According to a tweet from the Vitalik Buterin, founder of the world’s second largest cryptocurrency Ethereum, Google has approached him to see if he wants to help with a cryptocurrency/blockchain project. Buterin Considering Move to Google? In a now deleted tweet, Vitalik Buterin, the Russian-born programmer and a...

    Thomas Delahunty | May 22, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • ban ad

    Online Ad Ban: May Help Weed out Bad Actors, But Is a Blanket Ban Necessary?

    Over the past few months it’s becoming increasingly difficult for crypto startups to advertise their products and services on the internet. This began in January when Facebook announced it was banning ads that are “frequently associated with misleading or deceptive practices,” including initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrencies. Soon, other platforms...

    Thomas Delahunty | April 4, 2018 | 11:45 pm
  • chrome

    Cryptocurrency Mining Extensions Banned From Chrome Web Store

    Google have decided to take action against the recent rise in cases of cryptojacking. They announced today that they will no longer allow Chrome extensions that mine cryptocurrency. Blanket Ban on Crypto Mining Extensions The web giant stated that new submissions of extensions for their Chrome browser that...

    Rick D. | April 2, 2018 | 7:58 pm
  • ICO

    Massachusetts Regulators Issue Cease and Desist Orders Against Five Firms Offering ICOs

    The Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Securities Division has stopped five firms — Mattervest, Pink Ribbon, Across Platforms, Sparkco, and 18moons — from conducting initial coin offerings (ICOs) for cryptocurrencies. William Galvin, the state’s top securities regulator, has ordered the firms to stop the sale of the “unregistered...

    Thomas Delahunty | March 28, 2018 | 10:07 pm
  • Uncategorized

    Twitter Joins Facebook and Google in Banning Crypto Advertising

    The global social media platform Twitter has announced today that it will no longer allow advertising for certain cryptocurrency products and services. The news follows similar moves from other internet giants Google and Facebook. The hope is that such bans will help to protect vulnerable investors from deceptive...

    Rick D. | March 26, 2018 | 8:07 pm

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