Tag Archives: AI

After Cancelling ICO, Crypto Startup Zwoop Filed for Administration: Report

The board of directors of cryptocurrency and e-commerce startup Zwoop reportedly filed for administration at the end of November last year. The news was revealed in an exclusive article by major United Kingdom-based newspaper The Telegraph, Jan. 11. According to anonymous sources cited in a report by tech news outlet The Next Web, this move has left employees… Read More »

Research Team Demonstrates Hard Wallets Vulnerabilities, Trezor Promises Firmware Update

Researchers have reportedly shown how they were able to hack the Trezor One, Ledger Nano S and Ledger Blue at the 35C3 Refreshing Memories conference. The demonstration of the hacks was published in a video on Dec. 27. The research team behind the dubbed “Wallet.fail” hacking project is made up of hardware designer and security researcher Dmitry Nedospasov,… Read More »

Decentralized AI Network SingularityNET Launches Developer Portal

Artificial Intelligence (AI) network SingularityNET has unveiled a developer portal that will “enable developers to discover, learn and adopt” the first decentralized artificial intelligence network in the world. We just launched the SingularityNET Developer Portal! With the roll-out of the SingularityNET Developer Portal, we hope to significantly expand our technical reach and reaffirm our commitment to building a… Read More »

Following $120 Million Funding Round, Waves Token Price Jumps Over 30%

Global blockchain platform Waves has raised $120 million in a private funding round for its new project called Vostok, according to an official blog post published Dec. 19. The Vostok project is a “universal blockchain solution” that combines two basic components  — its own private blockchain platform, and the Vostok system integrator, a tool for developing and optimizing… Read More »

UNICEF Innovation Fund to Invest in Blockchain-Related Projects

The UNICEF Innovation Fund is investing $100,000 in six companies for developing blockchain projects, according to an announcement published Dec. 10. The UNICEF Innovation Fund was launched specifically to finance early stage and open-source technology that can benefit children. The fund identifies solutions in tech areas like blockchain, machine learning, quantum computing, artificial intelligence (AI), and others. Today’s… Read More »

Thailand’s Revenue Departments Tests Blockchain for Tracking Value-Added Tax Payments

Thailand’s Revenue Department is testing blockchain to track value-added tax (VAT) payments, English-language media outlet Bangkok Post (BP) reports Dec. 3. Ekniti Nitithanprapas, director general of the Thai Revenue Department, said that the department “wants to use blockchain technology to prevent VAT refund fraud.” According to the BP, the nation is “on the path to becoming the first… Read More »

UAE Presents Blockchain and AI Initiatives Following Annual Government Meeting

The Second United Arab Emirates (UAE) Government Annual Meetings concluded with the introduction of two initiatives pertaining to blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI), the Emirates News Agency reported Nov. 28. At the meeting hosted by the governmental AI and Blockchain Joint Working Group, participants addressed strategies to attract foreign investment and create necessary technological infrastructure, as well as… Read More »