Tuesday, October 22, 2019
The Lloyd's Register Foundation, a British non-profit, has announced a new initiative that aims to use blockchain tech to improve safety on the high seas.Dubbed Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL) and announced Thursday, the project is being founded in partnership with Denmark-based Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration (BLOC). The labs will look at...
This week the cryptocurrency-infused Bittorrent client, Joystream, has announced the streaming platform will go live on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) mainnet within days. Also read: Crypto Influencers Is a Who’s Who of Crypto Twitter Joystream Plans to Go Live on Bitcoin Cash Mainnet in Days Joystream is a Bittorrent application that offers...
Bitcoin cash (BCH) is being called out, essentially asked if its blockchain and algorithmic infrastructure can hang while bombarded with millions of transactions thrown its way. It’s an effort by enthusiasts to demonstrate BCH resilience in the face of massive adoption and usage, and they’re inviting even haters to...
Just recently a development team from the UK has created a bitcoin cash (BCH) point-of-sale server which allows brick and mortar merchants to accept BCH as a form of payment in-store. The startup has started an initial pre-sale, and BCH Mini-POS devices will begin shipping this summer. Also read: Québec Premier:...
Strobes pulsed through fog as a tightly packed audience sought to get a shot of the DJ.Revered for his contributions to electronic dance music, Gareth Emery was in the box at London's Ministry of Sound last weekend, there to show off the synths that have helped him win the prestigious "A...
Major accounting firm, Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), has announced that it is currently trialing a blockchain analytics tool designed to trade digital tokens from launch. PwC has stated that the software will assist companies in guarding against the misuse of their tokens for illicit purposes. Also Read: Study Finds $3B Worth of...
Dr. Pavel Kravchenko holds a PhD in technical sciences and is the founder of Distributed Lab.For many years, people used to believe that the Earth consisted of an amalgam of four elements – earth, fire, water and air. It took until nearly 1750 for scientists to realize that fire isn't...
Banks and bitcoin are odd bedfellows, but they do share some things in common. To its proponents, bitcoin is the future of money, but it still takes “traditional” money to purchase cryptocurrency, and right now, banks control the conduits. If these oligarchs have their way, they’ll also have a...
A woman peers out from a watchtower.Below her hundreds of people are walking the streets of a bustling marketplace. She has one power: If a vendor tries to cheat a buyer or vice versa, she pushes a button, instantly notifying the innocent party. Once the swindle is known, the...
RSK is launching its bitcoin smart contracts platform in beta today.Formerly known as Rootstock, the startup has long been lauded for its potential to pave the way for the implementation of ethereum-style smart contracts on bitcoin, something enthusiasts believe will keep the world's largest cryptocurrency competitive with the platform that...