CoinView – your guide in the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain

CoinView is a mobile solution for managing your personal crypto portfolio developed by the Japanese company CoinJinja. Now you need only one application instead of exchanges, news sites, wallets, charts providers, ICO-Trackers and paid widgets.

For convenience of users CoinView provides the synchronization with the basic cryptocurrency wallets, such as Bitcoin.com, Blockchain.info, CoinBase, Counterparty, Ethereum, MONA, MyEtherWallet or NEM Nano wallet.

The application does not have any limitations in use and is available for iOS and Android in English, Japanese, Korean and Chinese.

CoinView Benefits

Market Monitoring

Personal Portfolio & Trading

CoinView can be synchronized with accounts on Binance, BigONE, Bittrex, bitFlyer, Coincheck and Zaif for monitoring personal balance and trading directly from the application interface. In addition to the choice of the currency in which the overall balance will be displayed, the application provides visual statistics (in figures and percentages) on the daily balance change depending on the rate. The distribution of investments for different crypto assets is conveniently presented in the form of a pie chart.

All personal data is stored in an encrypted form. Access to accounts is provided using the Secure ID / Face ID (Apple Secure Enclave).

ICO Watch

Millions of people are trying to change the world. Some people succeed. To not miss the promising startups a special separate section for the ICO has been added to CoinView, where all past, current and planned projects have been collected. You can access their news archive, documentation, a list of team members and the Advisory Board, the current amount of fees, as well as a number of additional metrics.

Market News Reports & Tracking changes

News – the engine of trade. Get all the latest updates with the flexible CoinView news aggregator. With CoinView you won’t miss important quotes of the opinion leaders and crypto whales. Furthermore, with tracking tool you can set the price limits and receive notifications once they are reached. You no longer need to be in front of the PC all day – CoinView will let you know when it’s time to buy or sell.

HummingBird – a bot for mining

Some cryptocurrency exchanges such as FCoin and BigOne, attracted public attention by introducing an innovative financial model of “trans-fee mining” in which commissions for intra-exchange transactions are 100% returned in the form of internal platform tokens, encouraging users to actively trade.

The development of these platforms entailed the emergence of automated trading robots to maximize the profit from this type of mining. One of these HummingBird bots is built directly into the application itself, allowing its users to earn without any knowledge of complex technical skills.

Watchlist & Widgets

All the important information about the perspective coin won’t be missed If it’s added to the Watchlist. The CoinView app will inform you about all the important changes, events and news of this project.

CoinView also allows you to receive real-time exchange rates of major currencies and track the state of your accounts even without entering the application.You just need to swipe up the main screen to access two functional widgets.

More information about this tool is available at:

https://en.coinjinja.com/coinview

https://medium.com/coinview

How Blockchain Can Help Improve the US Elections System

As a man of color, it does not escape me how important it is for me to cast my vote each election cycle.

However, voting has been a tricky topic in the U.S. from voter fraud, access to polls and gerrymandering.

This is where blockchain can step in to provide transparency and access to a system that has yet to go through a major modernization.

In this article, I will touch on three areas where blockchain can help improve our electoral process.

#1 – Time to Vote

A big challenge facing voters over 50 years ago when Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting rights act of 1965 still plagues us today.

When I say time, I literally mean just that – time.

There was study conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau in 2012 for the presidential election which showed only 48% of households with income under $20,000 voted, while 78% of households over $475,000 cast their ballots.

Do wealthier people care more about the country?

Should the citizens facing real financial hardship display more passion for change?

These are all logical questions, that unfortunately are not so simply answered and display a lack of understanding for the challenges faced by millions of hard working Americans every day.

We hold our elections on Tuesdays, which is right in the middle of the work week. If you are an hourly worker, you do not have the luxury of losing pay as you are already barely holding things together.

Also, the cost to get to and from the polls could create additional hardship.

This is where Blockchain comes in to help.

Blockchain could offer the voters the ability to cast their vote on their way to work, at work or on their way home.

Sounds far fetch? Well Spain-headquartered Santander became the first company to use blockchain technology for investor reporting on May 17th.

Why should we allow people the right to vote remotely, well over 28% of households that did not vote stated that voting taking place on Tuesday prevents them from hitting the polls.

This 28% represents millions of unheard voices.

#2 – Voter ID requirements

Voting ID laws have been on the books since the 1950s. However, the laws were less about a picture ID and only required voters to have any document with their name included.

This has now progressed into a full blown political issue to fight potential voter fraud, while study after study has shown this fraud cry is greatly exaggerated.

However, regardless of what side of the aisle you are on, voting integrity is paramount to our democracy.

Again, blockchain to the rescue.

There are multiple methods to address this issue, such as the great work by the Learning Machine and the MIT Media Lab who are working on a collaborative project to issue official records using blockchain.

These official records could range from certificates to proof of membership.

The great thing is the technology could allow state and local agencies the ability to provide voting credentials.

Best of all, the credential could be delivered to you directly via a mobile app.

The creation and delivery of these credentials would be a fraction of the costs required to obtain voter identification cards.

A Harvard study concluded the expenses for documentation, travel and waiting time to obtain the card could range from $75 to $175 dollars. Again, remember these are households making less than $20,000 per year.

Blockchain could solve both the voter fraud concern and the lack of access many minority groups have raised concerns about in recent years.

#3 –Turnout

Turnout for Presidential elections in the U.S. has historically peaked at the 60% level and bottoms around 50%. This range has been in place since 1916.

More alarming, mid-term election turnout in 2014 hit a 70-year low of 35.9%.

How do we increase the turnout?

Building upon the ability of blockchain to authenticate your credentials, you could use the same valid account to cast your vote remotely.

The folks over at Follow My Vote are truly doing God’s work.

Their system is built using blockchain technology and not only allows you to cast your vote, but also follow that vote through the entire submission and tabulation process.

No longer do you have to sit and wonder if your electronic submission or voting punch card safely made it to its destination.

No longer do you have to guess if the local voting center properly counted and reported your results.

While I love humans, some things are best when we remove ourselves from the equation.

In Summary

We have the process, people and technology with blockchain’s help to make a real difference in our democracy. Regardless of your party affiliation, let’s strive to reach a place where every vote counts.

Al Hill

Co-Founder, Tradingsim.com

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10 Big Industries Blockchain Could Transform

Blockchain, the technology underlying the cryptocurrencies has become the new go-to technology by governments and institutions all over the globe. Most Commonly associated with Bitcoin among other cryptocurrencies, these might showcase the widely known use of this technology. However, today blockchain technology is revolutionizing almost every other sector. Let’s take a look at those industries:

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How IoT Technology Will Be Worth $6 Trillion in a Few Years

Consumers are beginning to fall in love with their smart devices. IoT has already enabled them to control a multitude of things in their homes – everything from security systems, to thermostats, to monitoring babysitters.

But IoT is a technology reaching much further than smart homes. And its uses just continue to expand. In fact, it is predicted that by 2025, IoT technology could be worth as much $6.2 trillion globally. Its impact on almost every sector of the economy, from healthcare, to manufacturing, to entire cities is already in the early stages.

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Blockchain – the Next Disruptor in the Ad Industry

Advertising Transparency – Can Blockchain Help?

A recent Facebook post suggested that American politicians wear jackets similar to those of NSCAR drivers – sporting all of the companies/enterprises that have contributed to their campaigns.

This kind of transparency would certainly give voters like me a lot more insight as we choose our elected officials. As opposed as I am to GMO’s in foods, for example, it would be nice to know which politicians are receiving funds from companies like Monsanto and exactly how much.

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4 Key Questions As Eterly Ramps Up For ICO

When I first began to develop the idea for my startup Eterly, a few years ago now, I wanted to build the ultimate platform for health, fitness, and the study of longevity.

Longevity fascinated me because, as a health and fitness fanatic, I knew a great deal about how to live well. Diets, gym work, sleep, how to get the body into the best possible shape – I had studied all of these areas intensively. But when I became aware of the science and the possibilities that Longevity dealt with, I realised I needed to take a step back and look at the bigger picture.

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Top 3 Reasons Blockchain Technology Will Disrupt the Healthcare Industry

A long list of industries has been disrupted by Blockchain technology. The healthcare industry is now on that list. And the blockchain may be the solution to a number of current issues in the healthcare industry.

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What Is VeChain?

What Is VeChain?

The value of VeChain recently saw a nice 43% jump in value to a market cap of $196,095,335. It bills itself as “the world’s leading platform for products and information”, and that might not be entirely hyperbole when it already partners with leading luxury product designers to combat counterfeiting and municipal governments to increase the efficiency of their operations.

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Raiden Network Aims To Solve Scalability Issues with Cryptocurrency Transactions

Raiden Network Aims To Solve Scalability Issues with Cryptocurrency Transactions

If the Bitcoin Civil War proved anything, it’s that scalability is a major issue for users who want Bitcoin to fill its promise of making transactions both cheap and fast.

Bitcoin isn’t really ready to compete with credit cards yet because there’s a terrible transaction backlog and the fees are getting too high to really do a good job of competing with Western Union.

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Top 3 Blockchain Startups that Aim To Fill the Gap In Cryptocurrency Advertising Markets

Top 3 Blockchain Startups that Aim To Fill the Gap In Cryptocurrency Advertising Markets

How many advertising firms in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space can you name? There’s Anonymous Ads, Coin Ad, and BitMedia. A handful of altcoin advertising networks like NxtAds have come and gone.

Many Bitcoin gambling establishments and faucets have their own affiliate programs and, oh yeah, some faucets and Bitcoin news outlets are willing to sell advertising space on their websites. So there’s definitely room for new advertising platforms around the cryptosphere.

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