Author: Steve Dryall

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Canadian Bitcoin Markets No Comments

This has been an intense week (or more) for the value of bitcoin. The rollarcoaster ride has been going on for a couple of weeks now. Here are a few snapshots of what things have looked like over the past 10 days in the Canadian bitcoin markets and beyond: First There's Bitfinex... The steady rise followed by that big drop. Note the volume spikes. Now let's look at BTC-e... ...


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The Demise of Television. How will money and media work in the future? No Comments

The nature of media, how it is created and how it is consumed changes constantly as technology moves forward. The distribution of media has been forever impacted by the Internet and the ability for people to instantly, flawlessly replicate media and send it anywhere in the World. This has created an array of products and services that have transformed the way we all consume information and entert...


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Has The Internet of Things Yielded The Hackerproof Phone? No Comments

Has the Internet of Things yielded the Hackerproof Phone? Of course nothing is hackerproof but it's always interesting to see how companies try to innovate in this space. Blockchain technology continues to grow as the potential solution to all of the World's computing problems but can it change the way we use our cell phones and store data? The people at Turing Robotics Industries have a phone th...


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Decentralized Apps for Beginners – What is a dApp? No Comments

What is a dApp? Decentralized apps are a new type of software program designed to exist on the Internet in a way that is not controlled by any single entity. Where bitcoin is a decentralized value exchange, a decentralized application aims to achieve functionality beyond transactions that exchange value. Many types of decentralized apps are starting to emerge as blockchain technology continue...


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Can you find the coin? Interview with “Rich In the Six” No Comments

There's treasure in those hills... or buildings... or??? In case you haven't heard yet, right now in Toronto there is a contest going on called "Rich in the Six". This is not your average contest however. Somewhere in Toronto there is a coin hidden with clues that lead to it's location being posted online. If you can decipher the clues and find the coin you are rewarded with a prize of $1000 c...


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NewsBTC Canada Welcomes Bitcoin News Writer Jeanie Freshie No Comments

NewsBTC Canada welcomes our newest regular bitcoin news writer and contributor Jeanie Freshie. She will be writing articles and providing insight about Bitcoin and cryptocurrency from the perspective of the "regular person" who uses Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Jeanie's background is in writing and business and her perspective will provide a fresh view of how we look at Bitcoin in the "rea...




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Bitcoin and Canadian Pensions – Traditional Investment in Canadian Bitcoin No Comments

Canada continues to broaden horizons and lead the way with adoption and acceptance of Bitcoin and blockchain technology into a growing group of industries. To further mark this process OMERS Ventures, an arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS), who has previously backed some of the most high-profile companies in the Canadian tech sector, is now including blockchain techn...


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Bitcoin at the CNE… How can Bitcoin work amidst chaos? No Comments

The Canadian National Exhibition is now running in Toronto until Labour Day weekend. This bittersweet event for Torontonians marks the start of the days where we can ride rickety contraptions, eat deep-fried anything and try our luck at games of chance in hopes of winning a stuffed representation of popular cartoon characters. It also marks the (un)official countdown to the end of summer which ha...


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