Public Gets Chance to Earn Block Rewards by Donating Computing Power to Scientific Research
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Public Gets Chance to Earn Block Rewards by Donating Computing Power to Scientific Research

btcethereumadmin - January 15, 2019

sponsored A startup is vowing to tackle “obscene” levels of energy consumption in crypto mining by enabling users to donate computing power to issues they care about.…

Blockchain Digital Identity Startup Authenteq Raises US$5M
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Blockchain Digital Identity Startup Authenteq Raises US$5M

btcethereumadmin - January 15, 2019

Image: Authenteq team, via Capital300 Blockchain digital identity startup Authenteq has raised US$5 million in funding from Draper Associates and Capital300. The company is reportedly in talks…

Israel’s Top Cargo Shipping Firm Zim Opens Blockchain Platform to All Clients
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Israel’s Top Cargo Shipping Firm Zim Opens Blockchain Platform to All Clients

btcethereumadmin - January 15, 2019

Israel’s largest cargo shipping company Zim has opened its blockchain platform to all clients in select trades, following a successful pilot. Israel’s largest cargo shipping company Zim…

Banking Giant HSBC’s Blockchain Platform Processed $250 Billion in Forex in 2018
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Banking Giant HSBC’s Blockchain Platform Processed $250 Billion in Forex in 2018

btcethereumadmin - January 15, 2019

HSBC has been operating blockchain-based forex payments for just ten months but has seen huge growth. International banking giant HSBC settled $250 billion of forex trades using…

Major Spanish Energy Company to Use Blockchain in Renewable Energy Tracking
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Major Spanish Energy Company to Use Blockchain in Renewable Energy Tracking

btcethereumadmin - January 14, 2019

Major Spanish energy company Iberdrola has conducted a blockchain trial with two local banks to track the origins and use of renewable energy. Spain’s major energy company,…

Iceland: Draper Associates Leads $5 Million Funding Round for Blockchain-Based ID Platform
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Iceland: Draper Associates Leads $5 Million Funding Round for Blockchain-Based ID Platform

btcethereumadmin - January 14, 2019

Iceland’s blockchain-powered identity platform Authenteq has received a $5 million investment from Draper Associates, among others. Iceland’s blockchain-based identity verification platform Authenteq has raised $5 million in…

Bittrex Follows Major Crypto Exchanges in Launching Over-The-Counter Trading Platform
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Bittrex Follows Major Crypto Exchanges in Launching Over-The-Counter Trading Platform

btcethereumadmin - January 14, 2019

The Bittrex OTC platform, which is geared towards high-volume trades, launches later Monday, a statement confirmed. United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex will launch an over-the-counter (OTC) trading…

Vermont State Agencies Launch Blockchain Pilot Program for Captive Insurance Industry
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Vermont State Agencies Launch Blockchain Pilot Program for Captive Insurance Industry

btcethereumadmin - January 14, 2019

Vermont's Secretary of State and Department of Financial Regulation have joined forces to explore blockchain benefits in captive insurance. Two agencies in the state government of Vermont…

Blockchain-Powered Prediction Platforms: Governance and Uses Beyond Gimmick Markets & Death Pools
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Blockchain-Powered Prediction Platforms: Governance and Uses Beyond Gimmick Markets & Death Pools

btcethereumadmin - January 14, 2019

A series of controversies around specific prediction markets highlight Augur’s governance issues. The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views…

Cryptocurrency Conferences Continue to Thrive Despite Industry Downturn
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Cryptocurrency Conferences Continue to Thrive Despite Industry Downturn

btcethereumadmin - January 14, 2019

Over the last year, cryptocurrency prices have dropped significantly and mainstream attention has been waning in recent months. However, according to recent data, the digital currency and…