‘What is Bitcoin’ Ranked Among Top Google Searches in 2018

‘What is Bitcoin’ Ranked Among Top Google Searches in 2018

Advertisement About a year ago, Google searches for “Bitcoin” surpassed searches relating to Donald Trump. Now that Google has published its 2018 year-in-review of search terms, “What is Bitcoin” is among the top questions that people are asking Google, at least in the US. Last year, the largest cryptocurrency ranked in two categories globally, both…

Crypto Startup Ripple Poaches former Google Executive

Crypto Startup Ripple Poaches former Google Executive

Advertisement Ripple Labs has secured the capture of Google’s erstwhile head of rich communications services (RCS), Amir Sarhangi. The startup confirmed to Reuters on Friday that Sarhangi will be joining the Ripple team as Vice President of Products. Prior to his move, Sarhangi led the rollout of a new wireless messaging system at Google after joining the…

Cryptocurrency isn’t Real Money: Tongue-in-Cheek Google Ad

Cryptocurrency isn’t Real Money: Tongue-in-Cheek Google Ad

Advertisement Google has finally betrayed its true feelings on cryptocurrency. Well, maybe not, but a tongue-in-cheek advertisement for the search giant does take a few potshots at the nascent asset class. During the ad, which promotes Google’s new Call Screen service, one character, Abby, remarks that the other’s electricity bill is “super high.” That character,…

Kik Beta App ‘Kinit’ Goes Live on Google Play after $100 Million ICO

Kik Beta App ‘Kinit’ Goes Live on Google Play after $100 Million ICO

Advertisement Kik rolled out its much anticipated the standalone app, KinIt just a few months after it posted its product vision on Medium. The product is quite unique in that it has the potential to instantly become the largest consumer-facing cryptocurrency app. Kin’s vision is quite ambitious but with more than $100 million in the bank…