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How the Electric Vehicle Industry Could Drive Cryptocurrency Forward

Bitcoin’s technology combined with the power of the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence are intersecting with self-driving vehicles. And they are confronting a common problem: Talent shortage. In this regard, the experience gained by the electric vehicle industry might help. Limited Talent A Korn Ferry Institute study concludes that a major world crisis is imminent, because, by… Read More »

Daily Byte: 10.19.2018

Venezuela moves forward with crypto plan, new blockchain phone to be unveiled, we are all living in a pirate state crypto-wise, and Elon Musk isn’t giving away flamethrowers for crypto. Here’s what’s happening for October 19, 2018: Nearly 15 Percent of All Crypto Stolen Between 2012 and 2018 Crypto market prices have been struggling to stabilize in recent… Read More »

POA Network, MakerDAO Team Up On Dai Sidechain

October 18, 2018 11:00 PM The new network, xDai Chain, features Dai as its native cryptocurrency. In collaboration with MakerDAO, the POA Network has launched an Ethereum-based proof-of-authority sidechain with Dai as the native currency. xDai Chain is, according to the POA team, “the first ever blockchain where the native currency of the chain is USD-stable.” The crew… Read More »

Blockchain-Powered HTC Smartphone Debuts October 22

HTC Corporation has finally released the date for the long-awaited blockchain-powered phone – HTC Exodus. The company says the phone is set to launch on October 22nd. Details of the Announcement The Taiwanese hardware electronics manufacturer, HTC, announced via an Instagram post (no longer available) on its official account that the HTC Exodus would launch on October 22.… Read More »

“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 legalize the recreational use of marijuana in a surprising turn of events.… Read More »

Rwanda Adopts Blockchain Technology to Combat Conflict Mining of Tantalum

The Rwandan Government is partnering with Circulor to track the mining and supply of tantalum using blockchain technology.  Tantalum used in the production of capacitors found in electronic products like laptops and mobile phones,  is one of the four commonly mined conflict metals. Rwanda is reportedly the largest producer of the metal. Combating Conflict Mining with Blockchain Technology.… Read More »

Philips Research Trying to Encourage Healthcare Industry to Utilize Blockchain

The widespread adoption of blockchain technology that has occurred over the past year has proven just how practical and far reaching the benefits of nascent technology is, but there has yet to be a widely used product that solves one of the world’s persisting issues: the coherence and security of healthcare data.Now, a group of researchers is trying… Read More »

Daily Byte: 10.18.2018

US Marshals Service set to auction off $4.2 million in bitcoin, crypto may not be as decentralized as you think, and a Norwegian man was murdered in a peer-to-peer bitcoin trade. Here’s what’s happening for October 18, 2018: US Marshals Service Set to Auction Off $4.2 Million in Bitcoin The United States Marshals Service has announced that a… Read More »

Monero (XMR) “Bulletproof” Blockchain Upgrade To Go Live, Investors Bullish

Massive Monero Protocol Upgrade To Go Live On October 18th Following months of back-end development, the talented individuals behind the Monero project confirmed that the planned protocol upgrade for the privacy-centric blockchain was right on schedule. In a tweet, the official Twitter account of the popular project wrote: “On approximately the 18th of October there will be a scheduled… Read More »

‘Don’t Forget The Recycling’: Foundation Building Tool To Track Companies’ Sustainability Commitments

October 17, 2018 11:28 PM A London-based responsible finance organization and others want to see if companies are keeping their word. The Responsible Finance & Investment Foundation (RFI) recently announced that it is working with a group to develop a blockchain-based tool for tracking businesses’ commitments to sustainability, according to an October 17 report from Reuters. The tool… Read More »