Developer of Xiaoxieyi: Born in 1994 and learn blockchain from Silicon Valley OtherCoins

Developer of Xiaoxieyi: Born in 1994 and learn blockchain from Silicon Valley

Xiaoxieyi, the first blockchain Wechat applet, was suspended 6 hours after it went live on 9 May. Then it was let out at 10:30 am on 10 May and was once again blocked at 16:20pm the same day. Wechat claimed that “encryption” is out of the service scope that the platform open to developers. Helen, reporter of 8BTC, has conducted exclusive interview with Wang Dengke, the developer behind the applet. Born in 1994 and learn blockchain from Silicon Valley hiswift: How old are you?  I was born in 1994, most of the films produced this year were very good. hiswift:...
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The History of BRAVO Pay OtherCoins

The History of BRAVO Pay

BRAVO was created in 2014 by Maria Luna (MBA) and Dr. Hector Rodriguez when they found themselves in a situation where they needed to pay someone but had no cash on them. “We were hiking in Southern Utah and had no cash to tip our hiking guide; we then realized there should be a way to digitally pay someone for their services, without the need to exchange personal details or information — just a payment. That’s how BRAVO was born,” said Dr. Rodriguez. After months of user-centric research and development the app was launched at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco in 2015...
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Laomao: blockchain startup is to bet with lifetime credits OtherCoins

Laomao: blockchain startup is to bet with lifetime credits

Lao Mao, co-founder of INBlockchain, partner of Grandshore Capital, sponsor of EOSlaomao, former COO of Yunbi. His wechat account has published more than 200 articles with high net-value followers. As a columnist of hiswift, he is also the author of many popular articles. In 2016, he released “What is behind the crazy Bitcoin?”, which received over 1 million views. “hiswift is like a good friend of mine. We are doing things that we are mutually acknowledged for so many years.” That’s the reason why he accepted the exclusive interview of hiswift. Below are some excerpts from the Chinese report. Laomao...
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BitKan Secures $10 Million Series B Funding to Help Global Expansion OtherCoins

BitKan Secures $10 Million Series B Funding to Help Global Expansion

Shenzhen, April 4, 2018 — BitKan, one of China’s leading provider of cryptocurrency services, announced today that it has secured $10 million in Series B funding round in bid to build momentum in the marketplace for the company’s newly-launched social network hub “K Site” and expand international operations. This round of equity financing was led by a new investor ZHONGYUNHUI Capital, with additional support from another new investor IDG Capital and existing investor BITMAIN. This infusion follows a $2.4 million Series A funding in 2016 and a $300,000 angel round in 2015. BitKan has been one of China’s best-known bitcoin...
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Coinex: Critical flaws in “trade-to-mine” model OtherCoins

Coinex: Critical flaws in “trade-to-mine” model

8th July Shenzhe- Chainge Meetup in Shenzhen, Haipo Yang, founder of Coinex, shared his insights on the “trade-to-mine” model. In June, Fcoin introduced the “trade-to-mine” mode to the crypto exchange markets. Followers are swarming after the success of Fcoin. According to incomplete statistics, in June alone, at least tens of exchanges have emerged or are about to introduce “trade-to-mine” mode: OCX, Manbi, 58COIN, BKK, TTF etc. According to hiswift, the CoinEx platform launched the “trade-to-mine” model on July 1 and the trading volume has risen rapidly, ranking top 5 as on 17 July. As of press time, the price of CET,...
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Soon to Be Listed on Exchange, PR Chain Seeks to Reshape Global Media Platform OtherCoins

Soon to Be Listed on Exchange, PR Chain Seeks to Reshape Global Media Platform

In 2018, the wave of innovation and entrepreneurship in blockchain is surging, and entrepreneurs from different backgrounds flooded in. It seems that overnight, payment across blockchain industry rose along with expectation. Blockchain is booming, but there is a cruel reality, which is that except for exchanges and a few Apps, most projects are still in the air with a long way to go. This year, public chains and platform coins are doing good, because blockchain is still at a stage where all industry chains are competing. However, a steady and strong private industry chain is bound to be launched! PR...
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DarcMatter Coin (DMC) – Successfully Closes $10MM Private Presale for ICO Blockchain Project OtherCoins

DarcMatter Coin (DMC) – Successfully Closes $10MM Private Presale for ICO Blockchain Project

The global award winning fintech platform, DarcMatter, which recently announced the company’s plans to integrate blockchain technology into the platform’s alternative investment business, has yet another accomplishment to tout for the startup. DarcMatter has successfully raised $10 MM USD to close the private presale and open the public presale for additional interest. DarcMatter Coin (DMC) launched the private presale in January 2018 with two separate tiers, each with the $5MM USD cap, for a total private presale round of $10 MM USD. The DarcMatter management team strategically announced the opening of tier 1 of the private presale, to provide exclusive...
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A Greener Way of Mining – The Moonlite Project OtherCoins

A Greener Way of Mining – The Moonlite Project

The Project Concept And Its Objectives   The Moonlite Project is planning to be a green crypto mining project on a global scale. Digital currencies such as Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Dash and Litecoin will be mined exclusively with low cost, sustainable, green energy. The organization will employ emergent technologies, Artificial Intelligence and custom algorithms to improve its operational efficiency and profits. By using the most advanced technologies in blockchain, which will be operated and managed by an elite staff, Moonlite will raise the value to their token holders. The future plans of the organization include the construction of their Data...
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How the Bitcoin protocol actually works OtherCoins

How the Bitcoin protocol actually works

Many thousands of articles have been written purporting to explain Bitcoin, the online, peer-to-peer currency. Most of those articles give a hand-wavy account of the underlying cryptographic protocol, omitting many details. Even those articles which delve deeper often gloss over crucial points. My aim in this post is to explain the major ideas behind the Bitcoin protocol in a clear, easily comprehensible way. We’ll start from first principles, build up to a broad theoretical understanding of how the protocol works, and then dig down into the nitty-gritty, examining the raw data in a Bitcoin transaction. Understanding the protocol in this...
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Cryptocurrency for Dummies: Bitcoin and Beyond OtherCoins

Cryptocurrency for Dummies: Bitcoin and Beyond

Note: The is a guest post from Toptal . Demir is a developer and project manager with over 15 years of professional experience in a wide range of software development roles. 8BTC is always looking for talented contributors. Bitcoin created a lot of buzz on the Internet. It was ridiculed, it was attacked, and eventually it was accepted and became a part of our lives. However, Bitcoin is not alone. At this moment, there are over 700 AltCoin implementations, which use similar principles of CryptoCurrency. So, what do you need to create something like Bitcoin? Without trying to understand your personal motivation for...
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