Cindy Huynh

Cindy Huynh is a digital nomad and cryptocurrency enthusiast. As a former edutech founder, she's on a mission to help others understand the social and economic implications of emerging technologies.

Canaan Creative Introduces the First Television that Can Mine Bitcoin

By Cindy Huynh / August 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

According to Blokforge, Canaan Creative, one of the leading manufacturers of Bitcoin mining hardware is looking to create a 4k television that also doubles up as a cryptocurrency miner. Canaan Creative also plans to provide a variety of blockchain-related home appliances to help propel boost the blockchain and artificial intelligence development in the future. Canaan…

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Study Finds Bitcoin Mining May Threaten Paris Climate Agreement

By Cindy Huynh / August 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

According to MarketWatch, Bitcoin mining requires so much energy that it could pose a threat to the international Paris Agreement, which was designed in 2015 to reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions released into the earth’s atmosphere. MarketWatch mentioned that John Truby, an associate professor of law and the director the Center for Law…

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Blockchain Ltd. Hires Electronic Trading Veteran Jamie Selway to Lead Institutional Markets

By Cindy Huynh / August 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

According to Reuters, cryptocurrency wallet company Blockchain Ltd. announced on August 1, 2018, that they have hired Jamie Selway as the global head of institutional markets. Selway is an expert when it comes to the U.S. equity market structure and an electronic trading veteran. “Jamie is an established leader in the prime brokerage industry and…

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Square Makes $37 Million from Bitcoin in Second Quarter of 2018

By Cindy Huynh / August 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

According to Square’s 2018 shareholder letter, the payment company reported that they have continued to accelerate revenue growth in their second quarter of 2018. Their total net revenue in the second quarter increased by 48 percent year-over-year (YoY), and adjusted revenue increased 60 percent YoY. These figures are large increases compared to the 45 percent…

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Australia’s Commonwealth Bank Completes Global Trade Pilot Test Using the Ethereum Blockchain

By Cindy Huynh / August 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

According to the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), the CBA and five Australian and international supply chain companies have successfully shipped seventeen tonnes of almonds from Sunraysia in Victoria, Australia to Hamburg, Germany, using a blockchain-based platform built on Ethereum. The blockchain-based platform uses a combination of technologies including distributed ledger technology, smart contracts, and…

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Blockchain Technology is Expected to Grow Quickly in the Asia Pacific (APAC) Region

By Cindy Huynh / August 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

According to TechWireAsia, the Asia Pacific (APAC) region is one of the fastest growing regions when it comes to blockchain spending in 2018. In terms of blockchain spending, they are currently ranked third, after the U.S. and Western Europe. The APAC region is an interesting one when it comes to economic growth. The UN reported…

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How the Maltese Government Aims to Make Malta the World’s Blockchain Hub

By Cindy Huynh / August 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

According to Forbes, Malta, the European island between the North African Coast and the central Mediterranean Sea, has become a globally-recognized country for its business-friendly and innovative regulations in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. On July 4, 2018, the government passed 3 blockchain and cryptocurrency related bills into law. Silvio Schembri, the Junior Minister for…

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ConsenSys Ventures Partner Discusses Google’s Push Into Blockchain and Why She Prefers Ethereum over Bitcoin

By Cindy Huynh / August 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Kavita Gupta, a founding and managing partner at Consensys Ventures, the venture capital arm of ConsenSys, a blockchain venture production studio, recently discussed in an interview with Bloomberg Market Google’s recent push into the blockchain industry. In the interview, Gupta defined blockchain technology as “an infrastructure layer on the internet or web 3.0, a new…

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How Blockchain Technology Could Revolutionize the Art Industry

By Cindy Huynh / August 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Although the blockchain network was originally designed as the underlying technology behind Bitcoin, it has since 2009, been trialed, tested and experimented with in a variety of industries: finance, healthcare, manufacturing, and now art. According to the Australian Financial Review (AFR), the art industry is keen to test blockchain technology for a variety of purposes.…

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CEO of Vietnamese Cryptocurrency Mining Company Flees with $35 Million in Investor Funds, Apologizes on Facebook

By Cindy Huynh / July 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

According to local Vietnamese news outlet VNExpress, Le Minh Tam, the CEO of Sky Mining, a large cryptocurrency mining company in Vietnam, recently fled with $35 million of investor money. Since his disappearance, investors and board members have not been able to reach the CEO. Investors also found that the company’s primary office, located in…

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