Tag: blockchain

  • education

    Block School: Basic Blockchain Theory and Cryptoeconomics

    BLOCK SCHOOL Here at NewsBTC we believe that education and knowledge is fundamental to the wider adoption of cryptocurrencies and growth of the blockchain industry. We will be expanding our education section by delving deeper into some of the machinations and technology behind the blocks. Our weekly articles...

    Martin Young | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 pm
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    Japanese Consortium to Research Direct Trading of Electricity with Blockchain

    A Japanese consortium is to research the use of blockchain technology to determine the price of surplus electricity generated by photovoltaic power generation, and a new system capable of direct trading. Japan Unisys to Build Blockchain Platform to Facilitate Trading of Electricity A partnership between the University of Tokyo,...

    Ricardo Esteves | October 20, 2018 | 10:00 pm
  • Cryptocurrencies

    SEC Establishes FinHub to Engage Public on Cryptocurrencies

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced the launch of the Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub) to promote public engagement on fintech-related issues and initiatives, including blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. SEC Launches FinHub Portal in Connection with the Issuance of Its DAO Report FinHub,...

    Ricardo Esteves | October 19, 2018 | 10:15 pm
  • Gref

    CEO of Sberbank: Crypto and Blockchain Will Change the World but Not Yet

    The CEO of the Russian state-owned financial service provider Sberbank has stated that cryptocurrency and blockchain technology will fundamentally transform business and finance. That said, Herman Gref is looking at a time span of decades rather than months or years. Herman Gref with Refreshing Take on Cryptocurrency According...

    Rick D. | October 19, 2018 | 8:15 pm
  • Cryptocurrency

    Demand for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Talent Booms, Signals Maturing Market

    As the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry continues its rapid growth and widespread adoption, companies are offering experienced workers significantly higher-than-average salaries, signaling that the industry is maturing despite the current bear market and low market sentiment. A recent report from Glassdoor found that new job positions within the blockchain...

    Cole Petersen | October 18, 2018 | 11:00 pm
  • cannabis, Wendy McCormick

    “Perfect Use”: Canadian Crypto Startup Puts Marijuana On Blockchain

    Capitalizing on Canada’s formal legalization of marijuana and weed-related products for recreational use, a fintech company situated in the US’ northern neighbor has revealed plans to track cannabis through a blockchain-based solution. “The Perfect Use For Blockchain Technology” On October 17th, Canada became the western world’s first country to...

    Nick Chong | October 18, 2018 | 4:00 pm
  • Blockchain

    Blockchain Technology Adopted for Land Registry and Sea Trade

    Blockchain technology is rapidly being adopted for public purposes. New South Wales’ plan to fully digitize property transactions and Abu Dhabi Ports’ test to improve cargo visibility and streamline trade flows are two new examples of the disruption taking place today. New South Wales Partners with ChromaWay to...

    Ricardo Esteves | October 18, 2018 | 3:00 am
  • Supply

    Rwanda to Use Blockchain to Eradicate Conflict Resources from Supply Chain

    The government of Rwanda is leading an innovative mineral traceability initiative using blockchain. To that effect, the project is working with U.K.-based startup Circulor and its blockchain powered supply chain platform to record the provenance of metals in order to eradicate sources of funding for conflict minerals. Circulor to...

    Ricardo Esteves | October 17, 2018 | 11:30 pm
  • Augur REP

    The $152 Million Lawsuit over Blockchain Betting Startup Augur is Settled

    In April, a blockchain entrepreneur has surprised the space by launching a savage legal attack on his four associates, alleging that all of them committed acts of fraud, breach of contract and trade theft. The allegation resulted in a $152 million lawsuit, the most expensive claim the cryptocurrency...

    Davit Babayan | October 17, 2018 | 11:30 am

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