Los Angeles’ First Cryptocurrency Club, MORE Hollywood, to Open at The Argyle Hollywood

Exclusive Cryptocurrency Club Partners With Los Angeles Hotspot to Open Second Location; First Show and Launch Party with Migos This Weekend  MORE, the company behind the world’s first cryptocurrency nightclub at the iconic Bellagio in Las Vegas, is launching their second location in Los Angeles at premiere nightlife destination The Argyle Hollywood. MORE Hollywood, the city’s first … [Read more…]

Ripple Reveals XRP Discussions With the Trump Administration, Says White House Is Focused on Crypto

In a new interview, Ripple’s chief marketing strategist Cory Johnson says Ripple has discussed XRP with the Trump administration. In response to a question about the administration’s take on Ripple, Johnson told Breaker the White House is doing an impressive amount of research on crypto at large. “There’s clearly a lot of homework going on. … [Read more…]

SpaceX Co-Founder on Crypto in Outer Space, Early Days With Elon Musk, Bitcoin Stability and Life Beyond Governments

Jim Cantrell, a mechanical engineer, entrepreneur and the co-founder of SpaceX and Vector Launch, joined The Crypto Show to talk about his early involvement with space and Elon Musk, and how he got into crypto. Cantrell says there’s a rapidly growing space economy that’s fueled by entrepreneurs rather than governments. He was first introduced to … [Read more…]

Weekly Game Plan 15 Oct 18

As we venture further into Q4 2018, expect the markets to be driven more by politics than else. The US elections will be the main focus, but don’t dismiss the outcome of the Bavarian election (which is showing the usual anti-establishment trend), the Italian budget issues, the EU/UK Brexit negotiations and the US-China trade debate. … [Read more…]

Africa in the news: South African finance minister steps down and Cameroon’s elections

By Nirav Patel South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene resigns On Thursday, South African finance minister Nhlanhla Nene resigned. The resignation follows a string of allegations connecting Nene with the Guptas, a wealthy South African family that repeatedly finds itself in the purview of political scandals. This controversy emerges at a time when Cyril Ramaphosa, … [Read more…]

Microsoft Releases White Paper, Plans to Utilize Blockchain to Create Platform for Decentralized IDs

Microsoft is rolling out blockchain solutions for decentralized identities (DID) that are designed to protect the digital identity of consumers. In a white paper released this week, the company says, “Each of us needs a digital identity we own, one which securely and privately stores all elements of our digital identity. The self-owned identity must … [Read more…]

Ethereum Creator Vitalik Buterin and Nouriel Roubini Planning Live Debate on Cryptocurrency

Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin and global economist Nouriel Roubini are working out the details for a live debate about cryptocurrencies. Forbes senior editor Laura Shin, who first invited the two to a debate on her podcast Unchained: Big Ideas From the Worlds of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, was instantly dismissed by Roubini who called her a … [Read more…]