10 of Best Universities for Blockchain Courses

As blockchain skills continue to be desired in today’s job market, several universities will implement and teach these skills to incoming students, and make them job-ready, when it comes to blockchain technology and other cryptocurrencies. There’s no doubt that blockchain is revolutionizing almost every industry when it comes to today’s economy. Now, universities worldwide are taking up the notion that blockchain is destined to be the next generation of how we run the economy at a grander scale. According to the Accounting Degree Review, blockchain is transforming technology as we…

Mitsubishi Partners with Tokyo Tech and Develop Blockchain for P2P Energy Trading

Mitsubishi and Tokyo Tech expect to commercialize the project as soon as possible. Mitsubishi and Tokyo Institute of Technology have announced a new development, it is a blockchain system that would help to optimize peer-to-peer energy trading. According to the announcement, the new technology would lead to the efficient use of any surplus power that might have been generated through renewable sources. Essentially, what this initiative is driving at is to ensure that there would always be surplus electricity available to users on the market at every point in time.…

Intel, BioMarin, Avid Technology Stocks Chosen by Wall Street Analysts as Earnings Season Is Here

As the earnings season has come, analysts have picked up three companies with renewed price targets over some fundamental and financial improvements taking place. Take a look at what has changed for Intel, BioMarin and Avid Technology. Wall Street indices have rallied pretty well at the beginning of 2021. Over the last week, the US stock market remained under a bit of pressure as Wall Street awaits the approval of the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package proposed by the Biden administration. Although there’s a bit of optimism around the new…

Samsung Related Stocks Dips on Monday, Chairman Jay Y. Lee Sent to Prison for 30 Months

Notably, this is not the first time that Lee has been imprisoned by the South Korean justice system. Stocks related to Samsung Group dipped on Monday after Seoul High Court sentenced Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (KRX: 005930) vice-chairman Jay Y. Lee for 30 months. According to media outlet CNBC, shares of industry heavyweight Samsung Electronics fell 3.41%. after dipping more than 4% earlier in the session. Also, Samsung C&T’s stock dipped approximately 6.84%. Meanwhile, Samsung Life Insurance, Samsung SDI, and Samsung Heavy Industries dropped approximately 4.96%, 4.21%, and 2.74% respectively.…

CNBC’s Jim Cramer Reveals Mad Money 5G ETF, His 10 Favourite 5G Names

Cramer’s top 10 5G names include a wireless carrier, cell tower company, two hardware developers, four semiconductor firms, a cybersecurity provider, and a cloud content company. CNBC’s “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer unveiled the Mad Money 5G ETF, stating that the 5G wireless network is now gaining momentum. The Mad Money host revealed details on the Mad Money 5G ETF during his show on the 16th of January. The 5G network is replacing the 4G network, which debuted in 2010. With the rollout of the most advanced network, Jim Cramer said…

Maps.me Raised $50M in Private Funding Round, Plans IEO in Coming Days

The Maps.me app is not just determined to overhaul the financial ecosystem around the travel industry, it is set to do it by paying attention to all the details of a mainstream functioning crypto ecosystem. Offline mapping service provider Maps.me has secured a fresh $50 million in a private funding round ahead of its proposed Initial Exchange Offering (IEO). As reported by Coindesk, the Maps.me $50 million funding round was lead by Alameda Research and its Chief Executive Officer Sam Bankman-Fried as well as other investors including cryptocurrency lender Genesis…

Guggenheim Partners CIO Scott Minerd Stands by $400K Bitcoin Price Prediction

Recently, when Bitcoin (BTC) crossed $41,500 levels, Minerd contradicted his own bullish prediction saying that it’s time for some profit-booking. However, the Guggenheim CIO clarified that it was for the short term and added that he still remains bullish on long term. Last week on Friday, January 15, Guggenheim Partners Chief Investment Officer Scott Minerd spoke to Bloomberg Market about the recent state of bitcoin (BTC). Minerd said that he stands by his earlier prediction that Bitcoin can touch $400,000 levels in the long term. However, after that prediction, the…

Deliveroo Secures $180M in Recent Funding, Company at $7B Valuation

Deliveroo pulled in profits at the “operating level” over the last six months in 2020. British online food delivery company Deliveroo now has a valuation of over $7 billion after a $180 million funding from investors. According to the announcement, the company said that the recent Series H funding round came from existing investors ahead of its initial public offering (IPO). The company’s founder and chief executive, Will Shu, said that the company is “really pleased” as shareholders see growth potentials in the London-based food delivery company. Deliveroo revealed the details of…

Goldman Sachs Is Planning Grand Entry into Crypto Space with Custody Service

The inside source made assertions that Goldman Sachs is avoiding cryptocurrency brokerage services which are currently being provided by a number of US-based cryptocurrency exchanges including Coinbase, and Gemini amongst others. American multinational investment bank and financial services company Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE: GS) is reportedly planning an entry into the cryptocurrency ecosystem through the offering of cryptocurrency custody service. According to a report by Coindesk, citing sources familiar with the matter, Goldman Sachs has issued a request for information (RFI) to explore digital asset custody and the bank’s…

Crypterium Makes It Easy to Invest in Digital Assets through Daily AI-Powered Price Predictions

The predictions are seamlessly integrated with the Crypterium wallet that is easily accessible by login into the wallet and heading to the market section. Crypterium, a leading blockchain startup, is making it easy for individuals to invest in crypto assets through its daily AI-powered price predictions. The new feature adds to a plethora of features already on offer by the company, including a digital wallet where users can send, buy, exchange, cash out, pay and earn effortlessly through a high yield savings account and a card that allows users to…