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Top Headlines from Devcon 4 Hosted In Prague

At Devcon 4, Ethereum revealed its plans to achieve Ethereum 2.0, an essential evolution if the blockchain is going to maintain its lead in the space. Devcon is the annual Ethereum conference for blockchain developers and researchers and often a forum for showcasing key developments for blockchain technology. This year’s Devcon 4 was held in … Continued

Bank of Canada Proves Blockchain Can Settle Equities in Project Jasper Phase III

The third phase of Project Jasper, a project first initiated in February 2017 with partners including the Bank of Canada, recently demonstrated that securities can be cleared and settled using distributed ledger technology (DLT). Previous iterations of project Jasper have focused on the clearing and settlement of high-value interbank cash payments. The full Phase III report has now been released.

North American Bitcoin Conference Set To Heat Up In Miami 🌴

The North American Bitcoin Conference returns to Miami for Its seventh installment On the 17th and 18th of January, 2019, the entire Bitcoin and blockchain community will converge in Miami for a historical conference aimed at driving cryptocurrency from niche to mainstream. Now in its seventh year, The North American Bitcoin Conference is the longest … Continued

Interview with Michael Gord: CEO of MLG Blockchain Consulting

Interview with Michael Gord and his experience scaling MLG Blockchain from just himself to over 50 employees. I’ve known Michael Gord for a few months now, he’s one of people I’ve met while exploring the blockchain community in Toronto. Michael is a really funny person and has been incredibly supportive of young people like me looking for … Continued


WinMiner Launches Altcoin Mining for Everyone

For anyone that has considered cryptocurrency mining, then dismissed it as being a complex prospect or potentially requiring additional hardware, WinMiner is a breakthrough. Remote or cloud-based mining is on the rise and usually requires either the lease of a mining machine hosted by the cryptocurrency mining services provider, running a virtual private server with … Continued

Mapping the Borders Between Digital and Physical for Marketing Success

By: Chanda Parashar, MLG Contributor This piece is part of a collaboration with MLG Blockchain Consulting,  a leading global blockchain development and consulting firm headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with a distributed team across North America, Europe and Asia that is focused on building next generation applications using blockchain and smart contract technology.   What is Extended Reality … Continued

ELI5: The Ins & Outs of Blockchain Technology

Breaking down blockchain technology, and explaining it simply as possible. What if we could cure cancer, terraform mars, and triangulate the location of where Tupac was hiding all with one magical machine? Sounds too good to be true right, but really all you need is a blockchain… – Every media outlet that doesn’t understand blockchain … Continued

The Cryptocurrency Boom – A Year Later

A year ago, one Bitcoin would have cost around $7,500 CAD. Two months later one Bitcoin was worth nearly $26,000 CAD. A year later, Bitcoin slumped to under $9,000 CAD. To say Bitcoin has experienced price volatility is an understatement. Amidst that boom and volatility, the world found out what a cryptocurrency is. During this … Continued

How Dentons Canada’s Tracy Molino is Modernizing Finance with Blockchain

Blockchain technology continues to receive praise and interest from financial institutions looking to better their services and improve global remittance. While the technology is not yet the global standard, Canadian champions like Tracy Molino are building the framework for a world where that may soon be the case. As part of a regular series, Coinsquare … Continued

Ally, Powered by Skrumble Network, Announces 100K Users

Blockchain powered decentralized application for P2P communication acquires significant user base, on track for mainstream adoption TORONTO — (October 26, 2018) — Skrumble Network (SKM), the world’s first public chain for decentralized communication-centric connections and financial transactions, today announced that Ally, its first decentralized application (dApp), has accumulated over 100,000 users, in turn becoming one … Continued

Opinion: Cryptocurrency Regulation In Canada

By: Aaron Grinhaus – Grinhaus Law Firm, Toronto Aaron Grinhaus, Lawyer at Grinhaus Law Firm, provides his thoughts on the approach to regulating cryptocurrencies in Canada and discusses the impact that social discourse and the increased activity by regulators in this area is having on the industry. In Canada, as in other jurisdictions, the approach … Continued

Dash Enhances User Experience with Uphold Integration into Dash Wallet

Integration will allow Dash Wallet users to buy and sell Dash directly from the wallet with Visa and Mastercard, or directly from a bank account in the United States and European Union PRESS RELEASE: Las Vegas, NV — October 23, 2018 — Dash, the leading cryptocurrency for payments and e-commerce, has announced that Uphold, the leading digital money platform, … Continued


Blockchain: The Future of Smart Home Automation & Security

By: Chanda Parashar, MLG Contributor This piece is part of a collaboration with MLG Blockchain Consulting,  a leading global blockchain development and consulting firm headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with a distributed team across North America, Europe and Asia that is focused on building next generation applications using blockchain and smart contract technology.   “Automation has been at … Continued

BRI Welcomes Ten New Industry Leaders to Its Membership

Toronto, CANADA; September 4th, 2018 – The Blockchain Research Institute today welcomed over ten new members, bringing the total membership to nearly 70 leaders in enterprise, government and blockchain technology. New members include Cisco, ExxonMobil, Intuit, JumpStart, Procter & Gamble, Reliance Industries, and Tata Consultancy Services. Also included are a number of Blockchain Pioneers, a membership category dedicated to … Continued

World Economic Forum Finds Blockchain Could Enable $1 Trillion in Trade

A white paper published by the World Economic Forum, in collaboration with global consulting firm Bain & Company, found that blockchain’s distributed ledger technologies (DLT) and other “fourth industrial revolution” technologies offer new efficiencies to SME’s and emerging markets involved in global trade. These improvements in efficiencies could lead to a $1 trillion dollar improvement … Continued

RBC and WWF Monitor Canada’s Fresh Water Supply on Blockchain

Watersheds, or water catchment areas, supply vital fresh water supplies which are both important parts of our environmental ecosystem and sources of our eventual fresh drinking water. The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Canada are supporting a blockchain project that could help to protect valuable water resources. WWF Canada’s … Continued

Bitcoin vs Litecoin: Should My Business Wear Silver or Gold?

Every day, more cryptocurrencies arrive on the scene, boasting new approaches, new purposes, and new associations with companies (chiefly through ICOs) and assets alike. But if you’re sensibly risk-averse and looking to move your business into the cryptocurrency game without taking too large a gamble, the closest things to a safe bet are Bitcoin and … Continued

CryptoCanucks Podcast Episode 3: Presearch

Presearch is an open, decentralized search engine that rewards community members with Presearch Tokens for their usage, contribution to, and promotion of the platform. In a world where one company controls 77% of all searches, influencing trillions of dollars in spending, shaping perceptions and effectively acting as the primary gatekeeper to the Internet, a new, open … Continued

World-Renowned Open Blockchain Expert Andreas M. Antonopoulos to Keynote HoshoCon

Antonopoulos joins impressive speaker roster at first-of-its-kind blockchain security conference   Las Vegas, NV – August 28, 2018 – HoshoCon has announced best-selling author and one of the world’s foremost open blockchain experts Andreas M. Antonopoulos as the event’s keynote speaker. Antonopoulos will bring an extensive breadth of knowledge to the inaugural blockchain security conference, … Continued

Every Week, More Governments Are Announcing Blockchain Adoption.

By: David Freuden – Advisor. Investor. Entrepreneur Every week there is another government announcement of how and where they are launching a blockchain solution or supporting a blockchain initiative. As I write this the Democratic Party of India have just announced that they will be using MiVote, an Australian blockchain project. The Indian government will … Continued

CryptoCanucks Podcast Ep. 2: MEVU

meVu is a decentralized, peer-to-peer gaming application that will allow players to test their skills and compete individually or in pooled games. meVu allows players to create custom social bets or bets predicting the outcomes of popular sporting events, including but not limited to: European and American Football, Baseball, Hockey, Basketball, MMA and Boxing.   CLICK HERE … Continued

CryptoCanucks Podcast Ep. 1: Smart Refer w/ Brian Daley

On the first episode of the podcast we sit down and talk to Brian Daley of SmartRefer. SmartRefer connects diverse, quality technology professionals to savvy employers using blockchain and a token based on the new ERC223 cryptographic standard, created on the Ethereum platform. Its primary utility is to encourage users to refer job applicants on our … Continued

Jamaica Stock Exchange Selects Canadian Fintech Company Blockstation to Deliver Cryptocurrency Trading

One of the First to Offer Live Digital Currency Trading Through a Regulated Stock Exchange Kingston, Jamaica /Toronto, Canada – August 14th, 2018 –The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) today announced it has selected Toronto-based Fintech company Blockstation to enable investors to trade blockchain tokens within a recognized and secure regulatory framework. Consequently, the JSE has … Continued