Tag: blockchain technology

Jan 21 2021

What Is the Bitcoin White Paper?

A technical manifesto, the Bitcoin white paper was released in 2008 under an MIT public license for all to learn from, share and enjoy.

Microsoft, India’s Tanla Launch Encrypted Messaging Infrastructure Built With Blockchain

The edge-to-edge encrypted platform is built on Microsoft Azure and accessible by clients via an API.

Jan 20 2021

How to Set Up a Bitcoin Node: A Beginner’s Guide

Bitcoin's peer-to-peer strength lies in its vast network of nodes. The famous saying in crypto, "not your private keys, not your coins," extends to crypto nodes as, "Not your node, not your rules." Bitcoin full nodes protect user privacy and strengthen the network's distributed consensus. And just recently, the...

BMW, Ford Advance Standard for ‘Tamper-Proof’ Blockchain Identities for Vehicles

A new standard developed in a MOBI working group is aimed to tackle used car fraud with verified car histories.

Jan 19 2021

SETL completes first CBDC fund transaction on live market infrastructure

Jan 19 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  blockchain technology setl

SETL, a London-based settlement and payments Infrastructure provider, today announced that Banque de France (BDF) has successfully completed a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) transaction, using the SETL blockchain that powers the IZNES fund platform. The CBDC tokens were used to subscribe to a fund on the...

ShareRing and the Future of Travel

Tim Bos, the CEO of sharing ecosystem ShareRing, spoke extensively on the sharing platform's fast-growing ecosystem during Reimagine 2020. He covered important aspects like its ShareRing ID, issues with authentication, and general blockchain adoption issues. According to him, the global sharing ecosystem is one that is able to revolutionize the world as we know it, and ShareRing is at...

Jan 18 2021

Stanford Group Overtakes UC Berkeley, Becomes 9th Largest Delegate for Uniswap

A student group at Stanford University has recently confirmed its appointment as a Uniswap delegate. Overtaking a blockchain student group at UC Berkeley in California, the blockchain student club from Stanford University has become the 9th largest delegate for Uniswap with over 2.5 million votes. Universities Rushing Uniswap Exchange as Delegates The Uniswap exchange is proving very popular with...

Jan 17 2021

Another DeFi Rally Is Looming – Why?

Jan 17 2021 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  2021 blockchain technology defi defi boom

The DeFi craze of 2020 may be stretching out to 2021. Recent analysis has highlighted several reasons why the DeFi sector is booming once again. It is important to note that 2020 has been dubbed the year of DeFi due to the amazing adoption and massive DeFi rally recorded, especially in Q3 of 2020. The DeFi surge, however,...

Jan 16 2021

Russian Metals Firm Norilsk Nickel Backs IBM’s Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Pact

The technology is aimed at tracing commodity flows in near real-time and cut paperwork.

Unmasking the Deceased Programmer Who Donated 28 Bitcoin to Capitol Hill Rioters

Supporters of Donald Trump stormed the Washington D.C. Capitol Building last week in protest of Trump's election defeat, killing five people, including two police officers. Reports later revealed that many involved had been funded with Bitcoin. Many alt-right and white nationalist figures were present at the riots, including self-described...

Jan 14 2021

Blockchain Trends: What Should We Expect From 2021?

Blockchain technology has come a long way since the advent of cryptocurrency 12 years ago. Although the technology was first adopted for decentralized cryptocurrencies, it has the capacity for application in wider use cases than just currencies. Indeed, the technology has been adopted for many other purposes, and this adoption is still growing. This article […] The post...

Blockchain Trends: What Should We Expect From 2021?

Blockchain technology has come a long way since the advent of cryptocurrency 12 years ago. Although the technology was first adopted for decentralized cryptocurrencies, it has the capacity for application in wider use cases than just currencies. Indeed, the technology has been adopted for many other purposes, and this adoption is still growing. This article reviews how the blockchain market has grown...

Jan 13 2021

US Navy Commissions $1.5M Blockchain System for Tracking Critical Weaponry

Blockchain firm SIMBA Chain won a contract to build a system to anticipate demand for "critical" military weaponry parts.

Jan 11 2021

Biconomy Raises $1.5M in Seed Funding for Bid to Simplify Blockchain Transactions

Biconomy aims to enable blockchain developers to provide a simplified onboarding and transaction experience for users of Web 3.0 and blockchain projects

Jan 07 2021

Singapore – The New Hub for Deep Tech

Singapore is fast becoming a new hub for tech startups, especially deep tech. Deep tech refers to tech startups creating innovations from scratch. This means tech startups that do not rely on or build on already existing technological breakthroughs. Most deep tech startups are the result of countless research by Ph.D. students and scientists. Most of this research occurs in university research centers...

Coronavirus Vaccines Certified With VeChain’s Blockchain Tech in Cyprus

The medical certification app was developed by VeChain and I-Dante last May.

DFINITY Foundation’s ‘Internet Computer’ Reaches Autonomy Milestone

An ambitious blockchain project called the Internet Computer has now evolved to mainnet status, according to the latest blog post from its creators, the DFINITY Foundation. The project is the world’s first blockchain that runs at web speed which can natively host "hyper-scale" open internet services, pan- industry platforms, DeFi systems, secure enterprise systems, and websites in smart contracts, according to the blurb. It...

Jan 06 2021

Google Cloud Seeks Blockchain Expert for China Division

Google Cloud is hiring a manager for its team to sell enterprise accounts to C-level executives.

Jan 04 2021

Ukrainian government and Stellar to develop virtual asset and CBDC infrastructure

Jan 04 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  blockchain technology

On December 28, the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine and the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation, within which they will work on the development of a strategy for virtual assets in Ukraine. Under the Memorandum, the Ministry of Digital Transformation and SDF will work to develop a modern virtual asset market infrastructure and enhance Ukraine's status...

Dec 18 2020

Polkadot Protocol and the IoT Industry

Dec 18 2020 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  blockchain technology iot polkadot

Interest in the Internet of Things (IoT) industry is growing by leaps and bounds. However, the growth and development of this space cannot be possible without decentralization. This is where Parity's Polkadot comes in. Unlike previous conclusions that connecting devices to remote services is the last phase in building an IoT network, this process is actually just a prerequisite to achieving a successful...

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