Category: Blockchain

  • US Government Lab Looking Into Blockchain For P2P Energy

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    Blockchain startup BlockCypher has partnered with a U.S. Department of Energy lab to develop solutions allowing energy transactions to be settled across multiple blockchains. The energy agency’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and BlockCypher first plan to demonstrate peer-to-peer energy transactions involving distributed energy resources (DER) over the dash cryptocurrency network between two test homes in […]

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  • Mogo Finance Technology Inc. Agreed To Lease Bitcoin Mining Machines

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    Mogo Finance Technology Inc. has reached an agreement with DMG Blockchain Solutions to lease 1,000 bitcoin mining machines. This will allow the Vancouver-based fintech company’s new subsidiary, Mogo Blockchain Technology Inc., to begin bitcoin mining later this quarter. “The biggest use cases and revenue-generating cases for blockchain are bitcoin mining, and buying and selling bitcoin. […]

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  • New Blockchain Businesses To Keep A Eye On In 2018

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    The more blockchain-based startups there are, the more difficult it can be to separate out the ones that truly stand out. Essentially, every startup harnessing this powerful new technology aspires to transform the everyday world in some way or another. It’s only natural that some will be more successful at achieving this goal than others […]

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  • Marketers Should Pay More Attention To Blockchain

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    You can’t pull up a news site today without seeing an article or two about Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency that allows peer-to-peer transactions without the need for a centralized bank. Most of us are content to stand back a bit to learn more about it before jumping in completely, but we have to admit that we’re intrigued. […]

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  • Blockchain And Cryptocurrency Might Have To Support Cloud Storage

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    Through blockchain, Roberto Galoppini sees an opportunity to kill two birds with one stone: His organization, FileZilla, can offer users free online data storage while also allowing them to earn valuable cryptocurrency. Galoppini, director of strategy for FileZilla, the popular, open-source FTP client, said his service is planning to shift direction this year by using a […]

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  • SEC Demands More Than A Name Change

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    Companies looking to ride the cryptocurrency wave are drawing a stern warning from the top U.S. securities regulator: You better do more than change your name. The Securities and Exchange Commission will be watching firms taking on new names and business models to make sure they’re not just trying lure investors eager to jump on […]

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  • Arbidex Platform Launches ICO

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    Arbidex, a blockchain-powered trading platform that integrates crypto assets from multiple exchanges, launches its public crowdsale today, following a presale round of USD 6 million. The ICO will run up to February 15, 2018, with 40 percent of ABX tokens up for grabs, according to the company’s press release. The remaining 60 percent of tokens […]

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  • Microsoft And Hyperledger Joins Blockchain Identity Initiative

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    Tech giant Microsoft and blockchain alliance Hyperledger have joined blockchain-based digital identity initiative, the ID2020 Alliance. Announced during the World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzerland yesterday, the alliance – which aid agency Mercy Corps and the U.N. International Computing Center have also just joined – aims to improve people’s lives through provision of digital […]

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  • SEC Promises Increased Scrutiny While Firms Continue To ‘Capitalize’ On Blockchain Name Hype

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    US companies who change their name to include the word ‘Blockchain’ could soon face increased scrutiny from regulators, new comments released Monday, Jan. 22. from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) suggest. Speaking at the Securities Regulation Institute Monday, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton devoted a small but pointed portion of his remarks to Blockchain technology. Specifically, Clayton […]

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  • How Would A Blockchain Token From Facebook Look Like

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    Mark Zuckerberg, worth $71 billion at just 33, has done rather well by Facebook’s centrally managed system. Over the past decade and a half, the social media behemoth’s closed-source algorithm has quietly manipulated its millions of users’ news feeds to capture maximum ad dollars and steer them all to Zuck and his shareholders. So, why is he […]

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