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Mobile-blockchain-SDK-helps-devs-integrate-the-new-tech

Mobile blockchain SDK helps devs integrate the new tech


Monday, July 16, 2018 by

Devslopes LLC has announced the company has raised $300,000 in conjunction with their latest product named Blockstart to bring blockchain and cryptocurrencies to mobile app and game developers. Since its launch in 2015, Devslopes has taught over 300,000 students how to code and obtain jobs in the tech industry. After training both online students and corporate employees...


Ethereum-smart-contracts-can-now-be-tested-using-Dispatch-protocol

Ethereum smart contracts can now be tested using Dispatch protocol


Wednesday, July 11, 2018 by

Dispatch Labs released its updated developer test network, Testnet 2.0, for companies and developers looking to preview and try smart contracts and blockchain platforms on its new Delegated Asynchronous Proof of Stake (DAPoS) protocol. The new DAPoS protocol looks to be for Dispatch the foundation for distributed apps (dApps) across an array of enterprise industrie...


New-FPS-game-lets-your-earn-ERC20-tokens-while-you-play

New FPS game lets your earn ERC20 tokens while you play


Thursday, July 5, 2018 by

Game players can use WAR FIELD’s GOLDER (GLDR) - an ERC20-compliant, Ethereum-based cryptographic token - to stake on their character’s “life”. GOLDER are available exclusively at warfield.com during the company’s Token Sale/ICO, which starts June 28. Players then compete in deathmatch games. Simply put: the winners get GOLDER from ...


Blockchain-token-compensation-model-meets-testing-environment

Blockchain token compensation model meets testing environment


Thursday, June 28, 2018 by

Constellation Labs announced the launch of its flagship product, Orion, a membership portal to the Constellation ecosystem that will serve as a platform where the Constellation team, developers, and community members can communicate, share resources, and contribute to the network within a token compensation model. Constellation token holders will be able to stake tokens...


Machine-data-and-SQL-database-release-from-Crate.io

Machine data and SQL database release from Crate.io


Thursday, June 21, 2018 by

Crate.io announced $11 million in series A funding, along with the commercially-available Crate Machine Data Platform and version 3.0 of the open source CrateDB. The new funding was led by Zetta Venture Partners and Deutsche Invest Equity with participation from Mike Chalfen, Momenta Partners and Charlie Songhurst. Existing investors Draper Esprit, Vito Ventures and Sol...


Embedded-artificial-intelligence-features-hit-the-Oracle-cloud

Embedded artificial intelligence features hit the Oracle cloud


Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by

Oracle has announced the availability of its next-generation autonomous PaaS offerings. Services include mobile, data integration, and API PaaS offerings. With embedded artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, these platform services automate and aim to eliminate key tasks to enable organizations to lower cost, reduce risk, accelerate innovation, and get predi...


IBM-expands-of-cloud-capabilities-to-18-new-locations

IBM expands of cloud capabilities to 18 new locations


Monday, June 18, 2018 by

IBM announced a major expansion of its cloud capabilities with plans to launch 18 new availability zones for the IBM Cloud across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.   "The world's biggest companies work with IBM to migrate them to the cloud because we know their technology and unique business needs as they bridge their past with the future," sa...


The-first-blockchain-based-smartphone-coming-to-the-US

The first blockchain based smartphone coming to the US


Monday, June 18, 2018 by

An Android-based dual SIM smartphone developed by Pras Michel, in partnership with IoT device company Borqs Technologies, will be offered through a new tech platform, Blacture. The branded, 5.99 inch smartphone device - called MOTIF - will be available later in 2018 and exclusively on blacture.com. The phone features a blockchain-based platform that will be "the fi...


What-American-companies-can-learn-from-Europes-new-GDPR-laws

What American companies can learn from Europe's new GDPR laws


Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by

People around the world have recently started to receive tons of emails from companies updating their privacy policies. Naturally, many ask, why this is happening, and the ones with a deeper understanding of the process mutter a four-letter combination - GDPR. While an astounding part of the US Senate appears to be confused about the concept of Net Neutrality, Europe&rs...


New-STO-planning-software-emerges

New STO planning software emerges


Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by

STOlogix has announced the launch of a new front-end software solution which streamlines the functionality of complex and disparate software applications required for STO planning. The new software solution, STOplanner, is being developed by KAP Project Services, a leading project controls and project services provider for the oil, gas and petrochemical industries.Accor...


Blockchain-construction-management-products-drop-by-Brickschain

Blockchain construction management products drop by Brickschain


Wednesday, June 6, 2018 by

Recognizing the need for better data coordination, handover and facilities management, Brickschain has released two new products: Brickschain Handover and Brickschain Chronicle. Using blockchain, Brickschain’s new products are set to revolutionize how the industry closes out and maintains facilities. “This is the first step in building a comprehensive registry of all bu...


Node.js-developer-survey-reveals-unique-environment-insights

Node.js developer survey reveals unique environment insights


Tuesday, June 5, 2018 by

The Node.js Foundation announced the availability of its Node.js User Survey Report. Key findings of the survey reveal the benefits of Node.js expand over time, resulting most often in improved developer productivity and satisfaction and reduced development costs. Containers and cloud-native computing are on the rise with 58% of overall users noting they using Kubernete...


AI-voice-app-study-to-be-done-on-remote-patient-monitoring

AI voice app study to be done on remote patient monitoring


Tuesday, June 5, 2018 by

Orbita, Inc. has announced a collaboration with AARP to study remote patient monitoring and reduce social isolation. As participants in the 2018 Pulse@MassChallenge accelerator, the organizations will study new digital approaches for leveraging natural language processing to new enable hands-free, digital experiences for the 50-plus population. The work will guide ongoi...


Global-hackathon-launched-by-Colony-to-give-out-$25K-in-prizes

Global hackathon launched by Colony to give out $25K in prizes


Monday, June 4, 2018 by

Colony has launched a global hackathon to coincide with the release of the colonyJS JavaScript library. Supported by the Colony team, participants will gain first use of the new tools, with submissions judged between 25th–28th June by a panel of 16 expert judges including Alex Van de Sande of the Ethereum Foundation, Ryan Selkis of Messari, and Taylor Monahan of MyCrypt...


Blockchain-projects-will-be-quietly-abandoned-says-GlobalData

Blockchain projects will be quietly abandoned says GlobalData


Friday, June 1, 2018 by

Are you starting a new blockchain project but already thinking of calling it quits? New research from GlobalData says many of the early blockchain projects will either be quietly shelved in favor of more traditional approaches or they will evolve in a way which reduces their dependence on blockchain technology in 2018.GlobalData's Thematic Research report, ‘Blockchain -...


Blockchain-Pioneers-Hackathon-2018-announced

Blockchain Pioneers Hackathon 2018 announced


Thursday, May 24, 2018 by

Want to code on blockchain and interested in working with DECENT's open-source platform? The Blockchain Pioneers Hackathon has been announced that will span the globe, seeking to connect top talent from around the world with DECENT’s open-source blockchain platform, DCore. The series kicks off in the city of the company’s headquarters, Bratislava, Slovakia and is co-hos...


Execute-blockchain-transactions-over-USB-with-Blocklet

Execute blockchain transactions over USB with Blocklet


Tuesday, May 22, 2018 by

Filament has introduced its latest Blocklet hardware device in a Universal Serial Bus (USB) form factor, designed specifically to enable existing industrial and enterprise machines to securely execute transactions on a blockchain. Because the new device can be used on any system with a USB port, it enables the world’s largest companies and established businesses of all ...


Engaging-mobile-app-users-with-Flurry-Push

Engaging mobile app users with Flurry Push


Monday, May 21, 2018 by

Sending push alerts to mobile users isn't anything new, but knowing "just when to do it" for the best engagement can be a bit more tricky. To help, Flurry from Oath has unveiled Flurry Push, a free offering from the new Flurry Marketing Suite that enables app developers to send targeted messages to re-engage and retain users across Android and iOS. With Flurry Push, mob...


Consensus-algorithms-and-blockchains-future

Consensus algorithms and blockchain's future


Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by

The question of what’s next for cryptocurrencies and consensus algorithms is an interesting one - particularly lately, due in part to the negative press surrounding the Proof of Work (PoW) protocol and the amount of energy required to mine Bitcoin. However, the issue is not as clear-cut as it seems. There any many analysts, for example, who says the data used by Digicon...


The-blockchain-approach-to-data-storage-problems

The blockchain approach to data storage problems


Sunday, May 13, 2018 by

The human race has truly entered the Information Age. Once the epitome of innovation, the floppy disk’s performance is now eclipsed by thumbnail-sized SD cards that boast over 500,000x the capacity of the already-ancient technology. Terabyte-denominated drives are becoming the norm, and prefixes like peta-, exa- and zetta- are being used to quantify the mind-boggling am...


Lightstreams--wants-to-fix-blockchain’s-privacy-problem

Lightstreams wants to fix blockchain’s privacy problem


Friday, May 4, 2018 by

Lightstreams has announced the launch of its blockchain protocol that aims to fix the mounting privacy issues holding back mainstream adoption of the technology. At the moment, any information stored on a blockchain is clear to everyone on the network. Instead, Lightstreams’ blockchain protocol enables users to grant and revoke access to sensitive information or content...


The-issues-with-Blockchain-and-the-enterprise

The issues with Blockchain and the enterprise


Thursday, May 3, 2018 by

At the end of January 2018, the total market cap of the crypto-economy stood at over $500 billion. This phenomenon is occurring at a time when the vast majority of individuals involved in this space are just trading cryptocurrencies and where even that user base is not particularly big.Some people interpret these facts as a sign that this is a bubble waiting to burst. O...


Bitcoin-mining-at-the-edge-of-space

Bitcoin mining at the edge of space


Tuesday, May 1, 2018 by

With bitcoin’s dramatic drop from last year’s highs of near $20,000 to $6,000-$8,000, it’s no surprise that popular enthusiasm has dimmed somewhat. But not for Miner One - a crowdfunded cryptocurrency mining company that is very bullish on bitcoin, looking to the horizon for the future profits that can be gained by a still promising investment opportunity.The company, c...


eSports-gets-its-very-own-news-network

eSports gets its very own news network


Tuesday, May 1, 2018 by

Gamer World News Entertainment (GWNe) officially debuts as an ambitious new free and independent 24/7 multi-platform network featuring eSports and gamer news, information, entertainment and original programming exclusively dedicated to professional, competitive and casual gamers. eSports revolves around competition between gamers either one-on-one or in small teams, wit...


The-blockchain-network-to-track-and-authenticate-jewelry

The blockchain network to track and authenticate jewelry


Friday, April 27, 2018 by

IBM and a consortium of gold and diamond businesses announced the first cross-industry initiative to use blockchain to trace the provenance of finished pieces of jewelry across the supply chain for increased transparency.Asahi Refining (precious metals refiner), Helzberg Diamonds (U.S. jewelry retailer), LeachGarner (precious metals supplier), The Richline Group (global...


How-Blockchain-is-making-an-impact-in-healthcare

How Blockchain is making an impact in healthcare


Monday, April 23, 2018 by

Like almost any other sector, the healthcare industry has attracted the attention and interest of blockchain-based product developers in a significant and commendable way. Over the last couple of years, blockchain products aiming at leveraging the healthcare sector have mushroomed from various parts of the globe, with some making a powerful impact and growing speedily. ...


Coinsource-attempts-to-stop-Bitcoin-fraud

Coinsource attempts to stop Bitcoin fraud


Monday, April 23, 2018 by

Coinsource has announced a partnership with Acuant, a multi-factor KYC / AML authenticator working to improve customer experiences, increase conversion rates, and mitigate fraud at all of Coinsource’s Bitcoin ATM machines around the world. Acuant’s API and patented technology will now authenticate IDs and passports by applying 50+ forensic and biometric tests, in second...


Code-on-the-beach-at-the-Build-Stuff-conference

Code on the beach at the Build Stuff conference


Tuesday, April 17, 2018 by

Build Stuff, a seaside software development conference for people who actually build stuff is happening May 5-6 in Mallorca, Spain, is your perfect opportunity to code on the beach. Started in 2012, Build Stuff annual software development conference has been held in Lithuania, Ukraine, and Spain, welcoming 7000 participants to date. To supply the software development co...


Blockchain-gaming-platform-celebrates-pre-launch

Blockchain gaming platform celebrates pre-launch


Thursday, April 5, 2018 by

The blockchain gaming development platform, Chimaera has announced the launch of their public pre-sale has begun. Coming hot off the heels of their private pre-sale, which raised an estimated $1.5 million USD or 155 Bitcoin, the Chimaera team has already raised over 40 Bitcoin in less than a week since the launch of their public pre-sale on March 23. With another estima...


A-Blockchain-messaging-platform-thats-unstoppable

A Blockchain messaging platform that's unstoppable


Tuesday, April 3, 2018 by

Today’s instant messaging is about to get a violent shove forward by way of encryption, and Blockchain. Almost all messaging platforms rely on client to server communication, where a unique ID is given to a thread, and stored in a centralized database somewhere. But it’s always been volatile to censorship, network blocking, or any other form of controlled policing....


Ember-talks-about-their-JavaScript-framework

Ember talks about their JavaScript framework


Friday, March 30, 2018 by

The EmberConf, now in their 5th year, recently took place in Portland where all things Ember were talked about during the 3 day event. There was advanced Mirage training, Broccoli.js tutorials, chats about progressive web apps, and lots of talk about Ember.js - especially the new release of 3.0.Tom Dale, a senior staff engineer at LinkedIn, is one of the founders and cr...


All-aboard-the-Blockchain-train!

All aboard the Blockchain train!


Thursday, March 29, 2018 by

I hear the word Blockchain at least once a day now when just 6 months ago it was once a week. There is no doubt Blockchain is here to stay and it’s gearing up to be the top adopted technology in recent years. But just like web developers that were left in the dust when native mobile development came to town, many developers, in general, are having a hard time grasping t...


IBM-has-a-new-Blockchain-platform

IBM has a new Blockchain platform


Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by

Interest in blockchain has never been greater, driving more focus on how it can be used in the enterprise. In fact, more than half of the world's big corporations are either actively considering, or are in the process of, deploying blockchain technology. And two thirds of firms state they expect the technology to be integrated into their systems by the end of 2018, acco...


ALAX-blockchain-technology-coming-to-over-40M-users

ALAX blockchain technology coming to over 40M users


Tuesday, March 27, 2018 by

ALAX, the blockchain-based app and games distribution platform set to hold its TGE on April 17th 2018, has today announced the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Gionee, one of China’s largest mobile phone manufacturers.The intended partnership will see the ALAX platform preinstalled on Gionee’s new smartphones, with older models moving to the ALAX platform in lin...


Creating-connected-car-apps-just-got-easier

Creating connected car apps just got easier


Tuesday, March 27, 2018 by

When was the last time you sat down and wrote an app that would communicate with a car? I thought so - me either. The challenge with making automotive apps is knowing which vehicles you can target. With almost every auto manufacturer doing their own thing, and little documentation about how to make it all play nice with your code, it can be enough to make developers wav...


DeveloperWeek-2018-roundup

DeveloperWeek 2018 roundup


Thursday, March 22, 2018 by

DeveloperWeek 2018, held recently in the SF Bay Area, is part of the largest series of completely developer-focused events in the world, with conferences also held in New York and Austin. It is a testament to the fact that “software rules the world” that around 8000 developers turned up for various parts of DeveloperWeek, which included a large two-day Hackathon, a fren...


New-DAPP-for-the-Blockchain-coming

New DAPP for the Blockchain coming


Tuesday, March 20, 2018 by

ExeBlock Technology Corp intends to launch their first decentralized app called eXe50/50. The new application will be established to be used concurrently by multiple charities in any jurisdiction from a local to a global basis. Numerous associations, community leagues, professional sports and charities use 50/50 draws for raising funds all around the world. There are 1....


New-Blockchain-API-marketplace-for-devs

New Blockchain API marketplace for devs


Friday, March 16, 2018 by

AIKON has unveiled a new protocol, the Open Rights Exchange (ORE) Protocol, that will enable a global API marketplace on the blockchain, creating a new “economic OS” for developers. Founded by serial entrepreneur and encryption software pioneer Stefan Roever, former political campaign manager and technology entrepreneur Marc Blinder, and seasoned global banking and Fint...


Developers-outlook-2018:-big-technologies,-big-changes

Developers outlook 2018: big technologies, big changes


Tuesday, March 6, 2018 by

In 2018 changes in the technology landscape are creating fantastic opportunities for innovation in design and engineering. For decades, computers featured a TV screen for output, a keyboard for text input, and a mouse to point and click. Just a few years ago, the iPhone transformed everything by putting the first well-designed computer with a touchscreen in our pockets....


CSHTML5-released-to-build-HTML5-Apps-with-C-Sharp

CSHTML5 released to build HTML5 Apps with C-Sharp


Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by

C#/XAML for HTML5 just entered the last stage of development before its 1.0 milestone. Known as CSHTML5, this Visual Studio extension will be released by Userware on Feb 26 as a Release Candidate, providing developers with a new way to develop web apps.Developers are now able to use C# and XAML to write apps that run in the browser. Absolutely no knowledge of HTML5 or J...


Blockchain-initiative-reports-on-addressing-privacy

Blockchain initiative reports on addressing privacy


Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by

Kantara Initiative announced the release of their first report initiating the analysis of blockchain technology in regards to addressing its implications for empowering individuals and protecting individual privacy rights and personal data."Kantara's Blockchain and Smart Contracts Discussion Group (BSC DG) Report" discusses the use of blockchain technologies to build sp...


New-serverless-CMS-solution-wants-to-take-on-Wordpress

New serverless CMS solution wants to take on Wordpress


Thursday, February 22, 2018 by

Scrivito has announced general availability of their serverless CMS solution, built with ReactJS. Built for digital agencies and medium- to large-sized businesses, the Scrivito looks to help web editors and developers to build, edit and manage all of their different projects.The Web CMS status quo is comprised of aging, unsecure, difficult-to-use and maintenance-heavy o...


ICO-investment-guide-to-review-before-you-leap

ICO investment guide to review before you leap


Wednesday, February 21, 2018 by

When reviewing a new cryptocurrency project or vendor, there is a certain amount of due diligence required. The crypto space is notorious for an abundance of charlatans, phishers and scammers which seem to only get more sophisticated and verisimilar by the day. Here is a quick checklist to run through when approaching or being approached by a party or project in crypto....


Creating-an-app-on-Blockchain-technology-using-JavaScript

Creating an app on Blockchain technology using JavaScript


Thursday, February 15, 2018 by

As Blockchain technology comes into its own, it is becoming increasingly important for software developers and programmers to acquaint themselves with the benefits which blockchain can provide the architects and users of digital platforms and applications.Lisk is an application platform whose Software Development Kit allows users to code in JavaScript to build Blockchai...


Blockchain-helps-artists-protect-their-work

Blockchain helps artists protect their work


Tuesday, February 13, 2018 by

Po.et has announced the release of Frost, An open API and set of developer tools. Frost allows content publishers and developers to more easily register creative works on the blockchain. Using Frost, users can interact with the Po.et Network with a basic username and password login, instead of running a full Po.et node. This API will enable new integrations and decentra...


Bitcoin-job-skills-are-hot-says-latest-report

Bitcoin job skills are hot says latest report


Monday, February 12, 2018 by

Upwork has released its newest quarterly index of the hottest skills in the U.S. freelance job market. The Upwork Skills Index ranks the site’s 20 fastest-growing skills in a quarterly series that sheds light on new and emerging skills as an indication of hot freelance job market trends. According to a recent study, 57.3 million Americans (36 percent of the U.S. workfor...


How-Cryptocurrencies-can-change-business

How Cryptocurrencies can change business


Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by

Blockchain and cryptocurrencies are going to change the economic landscape in ways that we cannot begin to understand. Those who treat tokens like stocks - buying and selling for speculative profit - do not represent even a portion of the real potential value. Industry-specific cryptocurrencies like Dentacoin create a new value paradigm that blends an old business ...


Hyperledger-Sawtooth-1.0-launches

Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.0 launches


Tuesday, January 30, 2018 by

Hyperledger has announced the general availability of Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.0. Hosted by The Linux Foundation, Sawtooth is a modular platform for building, deploying, and running distributed ledgers. Sawtooth is the second active Hyperledger project to reach 1.0, following Hyperledger Fabric 1.0 in July 2017."We’re beyond excited to see not one, but two of Hyperledger’...


Epazz-acquires-CryptoFolio-cryptocurrency-investment-app

Epazz acquires CryptoFolio cryptocurrency investment app


Tuesday, January 30, 2018 by

Epazz Inc. has announced that the company has acquired the android app CryptoFolio. The app tracks and manages your Bitcoin and Altcoin portfolios and allows you to fully control your cryptocurrency portfolio. CryptoFolio was designed to make it simple and practical to track cryptocurrency investments. Epazz Inc. acquired the software rights, source code and user base.T...


Results-from-the-GDC-Annual-State-of-the-Industry-Survey

Results from the GDC Annual State of the Industry Survey


Thursday, January 25, 2018 by

The 2018 Game Developers Conference (GDC) has released the results of the sixth annual State of the Industry Survey, revealing trends in the games industry ahead of GDC 2018 this March. With responses from nearly 4,000 game developers, this year’s survey results reflect a growing level of developer interest in the Nintendo Switch, with 12% of respondents currently devel...


This-blockchain-smart-speaker-pays-musicians-when-you-clap

This blockchain smart speaker pays musicians when you clap


Thursday, January 11, 2018 by

Today, the Musicoin Project and ROCKI announce the development of Volareo, the world’s first “smart” speaker powered by blockchain technology. Volareo allows users to listen to a lifetime of free music while providing instant compensation to musicians.Harnessing the Musicoin blockchain, the Volareo smart speaker honors creativity with royalties that make today’s popular...


Developing-on-blockchain-needs-to-become-easier

Developing on blockchain needs to become easier


Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by

As we enter 2018 and the blockchain industry continues to boom, widespread adoption of the technology behind bitcoin is on everyone's mind. However, some believe that as long as transactions occur on-chain, blockchain technology will never overcome the scalability problem that has kneecapped its pursuit of mainstream adoption. We recently sat with Emin Mahrt, COO o...


Investing.com-launches-cryptocurrency-investment-app

Investing.com launches cryptocurrency investment app


Thursday, December 28, 2017 by

Investing.com has announced the launch of its new cryptocurrency app. The new iOS and Android app is a one-stop-shop for those interested in cryptocurrencies, providing real-time price alerts, crypto news from hundreds of sources, analysis and more.With the value of Bitcoin continuing to hit a record high each week, and mainstream interest in cryptocurrency continuing t...


Bitcoin-expert-talks-on-price-escalation-and-future-implications

Bitcoin expert talks on price escalation and future implications


Sunday, December 24, 2017 by

Bitcoin is making waves in the investment community with its meteoric rise to prominence and crazy volatile price changes. And naturally, no one is sure what to make of it all. Is it a bubble? Will it continue to rise with uncompromising growth? Is it already too late to invest?That's why we had a chat with an expert on the matter to learn more about what's to come in t...


Blockchain-tech-to-help-digitize-Dutch-government-legislation

Blockchain tech to help digitize Dutch government legislation


Wednesday, December 20, 2017 by

Dutch software company LegalThings has kicked off with the digitization of Dutch legislation on the blockchain. LegalThings launched its LegalThings One platform, an Ethereum-like platform that decentralizes contracts and laws on the blockchain. The Ministry of Justice aims to run the first legislation in the blockchain by the end of 2018.The Dutch government wants to b...


Red-Hat-offers-tips-for-enterprises-ready-for-serverless-architectures

Red Hat offers tips for enterprises ready for serverless architectures


Thursday, December 14, 2017 by

As serverless architectures continue to emerge in the cloud application space, many have chosen to make the transition in the enterprise realm. And although having the drawback of heavy third-party dependence can be a pain, the benefits of a low-cost and efficient backend can be incredibly important for developers to scale out their platforms.We talked with an expert in...


Ethereum-blockchain-meets-the-real-estate-market

Ethereum blockchain meets the real estate market


Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by

ShelterZoom has announced that its blockchain-based online offer and acceptance platform for the real estate industry has gone live in the U.S. Other major international markets - including Canada, Australia, Europe, and countries in the Middle East - are set to go live in the first quarter of 2018.Built to be Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO) data dictionary-co...


The-shifting-power-dynamics-of-news-on-the-Web

The shifting power dynamics of news on the Web


Monday, December 11, 2017 by

Over the last several years, control of news on the web has drastically shifted. Social networks and search are increasingly how we find content, and our old loyalties to our favorite publications are giving way to consumption of content from varied and ever changing sources. Large, respectable publishers are still vital to a healthy news industry and indeed a healthy d...


Bitland-and-FoodCoin-partner-to-fulfill-promises-of-Blockchain

Bitland and FoodCoin partner to fulfill promises of Blockchain


Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by

Two blockchain companies, Bitland, based in the US, and FoodCoin, based in Switzerland, are partnering to bring the tools of blockchain to local communities. Many of the communities are in developing regions of the world. The goals of both FoodCoin Ecosystem and Bitland are to offer blockchain technologies to facilitate real world interactions that improve hum...


Women-Who-Tech-launches-competition-for-women-startup-founders

Women Who Tech launches competition for women startup founders


Monday, December 4, 2017 by

Women Who Tech has announced the launch of Women Startup Challenge: Emerging Tech, a pitch competition to showcase top early-stage women-led technology startups focused on Augmented Reality, Blockchain, IoT, Space and Robotics, Transportation, Biotech, Virtual Reality, Energy, and Agriculture tech. Aimed at closing the gender gap in the tech sector, the startup challeng...


Why-developers-must-be-blockchain-agnostic-for-decentralized-apps

Why developers must be blockchain agnostic for decentralized apps


Monday, December 4, 2017 by

It’s difficult to overemphasize how important blockchain technology will be to the world of app development over the next decade. While it’s clearly still an emerging technology, the fundamental shift that it will bring about in the foundations on which applications are built will be profound. Many developers have foreseen this change and are investigating how it might ...


Esprezzo-announces-Blockchain-as-a-Service-platform

Esprezzo announces Blockchain-as-a-Service platform


Friday, December 1, 2017 by

Esprezzo announced the launch of its programmable middleware enabling front-end and back-end engineers to build data-rich applications interoperable with blockchain. Development on blockchain is currently limited by slow data read and write times, inaccessibility for front-end engineers caused by its decentralized nature and the fact that the technology requir...


Blockchain-Interoperability-Alliance-has-been-formed

Blockchain Interoperability Alliance has been formed


Thursday, November 30, 2017 by

Aion, Wanchain, and ICON has announced the formation of the Blockchain Interoperability Alliance. The Alliance came together to develop industry standards, collaborate on research and design, and work towards a shared mission to promote broader adoption of blockchain technology.The inability for independent blockchain protocols to communicate in a decentralized and scal...


SophiaTX-brings-blockchain-to-pharmaceutical

SophiaTX brings blockchain to pharmaceutical


Thursday, November 30, 2017 by

SophiaTX has announced its intention to facilitate a holistic ‘track and trace’ solution for the transportation of products and medicines in the pharmaceutical industry. Each of the current top twenty prescription drugs (amounting to 10% of the global market in 2016) is produced by a company using SAP software products within their sourcing, manufacturing, or supply cha...


Hazelcast-Jet-0.5-API-unveiled-to-increases-dev-productivity

Hazelcast Jet 0.5 API unveiled to increases dev productivity


Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by

Hazelcast has announced the 0.5 release of Hazelcast Jet - an application embeddable, distributed computing platform for fast processing of big data sets. New functionality in Hazelcast Jet 0.5 includes the Pipeline API for general purpose programming of batch and stream processing, and fault tolerance using snapshotting with the integrated Hazelcast IMDG. The overall f...


The-mobile-gaming-industry-meets-blockchain

The mobile gaming industry meets blockchain


Friday, November 17, 2017 by

Dragonfly and DECENT have come together to bring blockchain to the gaming industry. Together, they are set to tackle some common challenges by creating an innovative digital marketplace solution. The mobile gaming industry is evolving rapidly Dragonfly has called on DECENT to help develop a new and fully integrated blockchain-based marketplace.Like the sound of a block...


Build-blockchain-agnostic-decentralized-apps

Build blockchain agnostic decentralized apps


Monday, November 13, 2017 by

Crowd Machine has unveiled an intelligent distributed network that has embedded within it a decentralized app development and execution capability. It fully-automates the creation of blockchain and decentralized apps that should enable businesses to build and deploy apps much faster. Underpinning the Crowd Machine technology is a protocol that allows apps...


Wireline-is-seeking-applications-for-its-developer-fund

Wireline is seeking applications for its developer fund


Tuesday, November 7, 2017 by

Wireline is now opening applications for its open source developer fund. The fund will be investing in developers crafting applications to power the next generation of the cloud. It is the first time that funds from a token sale will be used to support open source software development.With global IT spend approaching US$1.5 trillion, there is huge potential for open sou...


The-Gates-Foundation-chats-about-Mojaloop

The Gates Foundation chats about Mojaloop


Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has released new open-source software for creating payment platforms that will help unbanked people around the world access digital financial services. The software, called Mojaloop, establishes a blueprint for connecting today’s financial services sector and can be used to overcome the barriers to interoperability that banks and ...


BLOCKv-grants-$500K-to-Science-Blockchain-during-their-ICO

BLOCKv grants $500K to Science Blockchain during their ICO


Tuesday, October 24, 2017 by

Science Blockchain has announced that it was selected as the first developer-pool grant recipient by BLOCKv, a blockchain-based development platform for the creation of smart, secure and dynamic virtual objects.BLOCKv developer-pool grants were created to incentivize the developer community to utilize the technology and proliferate the digital goods economy, unleashing ...


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How to become a Bitcoin Miner


Sunday, October 22, 2017 by

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency has become an investment phenomenon like never seen before. Early investors in Bitcoin are now millionaires. As the public hears more and more about these crypto opportunities by way of ICO’s, aka Initial Coin Offerings, the concept of crypto mining remains elusive to all but the savvy blockchain enthusiast. All that will change thanks to...


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Digital content marketplace looks to rival traditional methods


Monday, October 16, 2017 by

DECENT has announced the beta launch of its DECENT GO marketplace, a decentralized digital marketplace. DECENT had previously launched their desktop application for DECENT GO at the end of June and are now thrilled with the addition of marketplace functionality. Built on DECENT’s blockchain, the new marketplace promises to offer a better deal for content producers and p...


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The blockchain for mobile adtech BAEX by Acquired.io


Tuesday, October 3, 2017 by

Acquired.io has announced Blockchain Advertising Extensions (BAEX), the first blockchain-powered solution that enables new types of deals, like trading targeting data and using data outside social platforms to target users at scale. As part of this initiative, a BAEX token sale is planned to take place later this year.There are new types of transactions that Blockchain ...


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IBM announces blockchain integration with bigbox food supply chains


Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by

A group of companies across the global food supply chain have announced a major blockchain collaboration with IBM intended to further strengthen consumer confidence in the global food system. The consortium includes Dole, Driscoll’s, Golden State Foods, Kroger, McCormick and Company, McLane Company, Nestlé, Tyson Foods, Unilever and Walmart, who will work with IBM to id...


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How blockchain could solve UK's customs problem


Thursday, August 17, 2017 by

The Brexit Secretary, David Davis has stated that a new customs system will be in place by 2019. Companies which rely on high-traffic routes on the Irish border and channel ports such as Dover are worried that new bureaucratic measures will cost both time and money as they continue to do business with EU member states. Logistics experts say that proven applications of b...


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