Category: BlockChain News

Lambos, bimbos and all manner of excesses populate the crypto world, side by side with the alternative, libertarian values which could make it a better place. But the initial coin offering (ICO) universe has taken on a darker spin, with news of a startup that was so desperate for publicity that it led to man’s […]Continue reading

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As new EU regulations come into force today, to protect its citizens’ personal data and presenting a major compliance headache for companies worldwide, a blockchain solution, GDPR Edge, has been proffered by IntraEdge, in collaboration with technology leaders Intel and Microsoft and accountants BDO USA. The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force […]Continue reading

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Think Technology Developer Artificial Intelligence At their First Annual Yearly Summit on Tuesday, the artificial intelligence initiative AIDecentralized announced a partnership with SingularityNET — the platform behind the humanoid robot Sophia — to launch the Decentralized AI Alliance (DAIA). In creating the new industry alliance, the teams hope to “provide a medium for member organizations […]Continue reading

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Decentralized blockchain casino platform FunFair Technologies on Thursday launched its closed beta product on Mainnet. It will gradually be opened up to select members of its 70,000 strong community. According to a statement, users will be able to test and provide feedback on the platform and its underlying, proprietary ‘Fate Channel’ technology, which Funfair said mitigates […]Continue reading

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A group of big-name, cross-industry backers, including Microsoft, announced on Thursday that blockchain-based insurance platform, Insurwave, is now in use in the marine sector. The platform is currently being used to support marine hull insurance and its backers have also revealed they plan to roll it out across other sectors including cargo aviation and global […]Continue reading

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The Poseidon Foundation launched their retail platform connecting consumers with the climate effects of their purchases on May 1 in London. Today, they announced a pilot, at Ben & Jerry’s newest ice-cream Scoop Shop in London’s Wardour Street, to show how it works. Poseidon’s retail platform allows consumers to see the climate change impacts of […]Continue reading

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Advertising big gun Ogilvy is demonstrating its commitment to the blockchain industry by hosting a weekend-long ‘Brandathon’, where four innovative new companies in the sector will get a brand makeover from a group of crypto-savvy creatives working in teams to win the competition. According to a statement on Wednesday, the event takes place on Friday, […]Continue reading

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German conglomerate ThyssenKrupp traded EUR 500,000 with Commerzbank on Wednesday  and used blockchain technology to confirm the transaction. In the first such deal involving a large German company  ‘transaction reconciliation’ was eliminated and evidence provided that the technology could reduce fees, time and risks associated with FX transactions, said a press release by Commerzbank. In a statement, […]Continue reading

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Bitcoin lending platform MoneyToken, which lets members borrow funds secured by their crypto holdings, has brought key influencers Roger Ver and Mate Tokay from Bitcoin.com onto its Advisory Board and opened up the platform to Bitcoin Cash (BCH). According to a press release Tuesday, Bitcoin.com Founder and CEO Ver and COO Tokay now join MoneyToken’s […]Continue reading

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