Crypto mining is an energy-intensive operation that could certainly use some efficiency. Japanese multinational technology giant Sony seeks to patent two solutions that could finally make it more efficient.
Cryptocurrency, despite being a cutting edge technology, is still beholden to the our planet’s limited resources, and many are starting to doubt whether its demands are worth the cost.
Will cryptocurrency ever reach widespread adoption as a payment method? In part 2 of a continuing series, we look at bitcoin debit cards as well as other altcoins that hope to solve the liquidity problem.
Comparatively, Japan has been a much more welcoming country to the growth of cryptocurrency. Prime Minister Shinzō Abe’s economic plan is a major factor in this.
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Most people believe that all cryptocurrency transactions are anonymous and no one can trace them. This idea is strengthened by
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The altcoin, Ontology, has endured through a wild ride throughout the span of 2018, even by the volatile standards of the cryptocurrency market.
Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence (AI) have been described as a match made in heaven. The idea of the blockchain hosting trusted data and AI marketplaces has been suggested by a number of projects. Whilst the concept behind this seems solid, projects still have to deliver. This is about to change with DeepBrain Chain’s announcement of the imminent launch of its AI Training Network.
SALT, a company built to leverage blockchain assets as collateral for loans is under fire after accusations have been levied against the company.
China is known to promote local technology companies. However, they have surprisingly chosen the Ethereum blockchain platform over their home-grown NEO for their prestigious dream city project.
Bitcoin enthusiast and co-founder of Apple, Steve Wozniak, will be participating in the upcoming chainXchange conference in Las Vegas. The conference will be held August 13th through the 15th.
Cryptoeconomic primitives can be defined as cryptographic tools that allow us to build decentralized economic applications. You will have heard of at least one low-level cryptoeconomic primitive: the cryptographic token, which serves as an abstraction for an asset.
Open Garden released the results of a survey dealing with consumer’s perception of the internet. The company is seeking to build a sharing economy where people are able to buy and sell internet access on a blockchain based system.
Developers of an indie game formerly available on Steam allegedly included code to hijack players’ hardware to mine cryptocurrency. When discovered, Steam promptly delisted the game from its marketplace.
OliveX and Lympo have teamed up to reward participants in their “100 Squats Challenge” with cryptocurrency tokens. Challengers simply need to download the app and start squatting.
The European Union has taken a proactive role in blockchain technology. The European Blockchain Observatory and Forum just published one of its first major deliverables. The report titled “Blockchain Innovation in Europe” looks at the current blockchain landscape, lists key challenges, and outlines a list of emerging priorities.
Wall Street is slowly creeping toward making moves to legitimize the use of cryptocurrency. Nasdaq discussed regulation in the space with a number of exchanges at a recent closed-door meeting.
BlockFi, a company providing loans to cryptoasset market participants has raised $52.5 million from digital currency investment firm Galaxy Digital Ventures LLC.
A couple of days ago the popular wallet and in-browser Ethereum gateway MetaMask was accidentally removed from Google’s Chrome store. The incident left users being re-directed to an imposter version of the software. Luckily, the Ethereum community was quick in detecting the problem and the situation was resolved within six hours.
However, this was just another in a series of incidents highlighting the fact that wallet security and private key management is a weak link in the cryptocurrency ecosystem.
Surprisingly, there are many similarities between the legal treatment of cannabis and cryptocurrency. A patchwork of laws in many jurisdictions sows inconsistency and confusion in both areas.
Nine major financial institutions are teaming with IBM to create a blockchain app store. LedgerConnect will offer applications and services based on the blockchain.
Recent days have seen the little nation of Malta stake a big claim for global blockchain leadership. Prime Minister Joseph
CryptoAlley.NYC works in conjunction with the Verizon 5G Lab, leveraging the special space of advanced 5G technology with an engaged
A look at the need for blockchains to interface with the rest of the world through reliable oracles.