The Strange Life and Mysterious Death of a Virtuoso Coder
The Strange Life and Mysterious Death of a Virtuoso Coder

- 2 weeks agoJerrold Haas was on the brink of blockchain riches. Then his body was found in the woods of southern Ohio....

Kleiner Perkins joins $24.5M funding led by Blockchain Capital for Bison Trails
Kleiner Perkins joins $24.5M funding led by Blockchain Capital for Bison Trails

- 6 days agoKleiner Perkins has joined a $24.5 million Series A funding round for Bison Trails, a provider of blockchain protocols, which was led by Blockchain Capital to develop the firm’s infrastructure services. Other participants included Coinbase Ventures, ConsenSys…...

Sharding, scalability, decentralization – You name it, we’ve got it on the EC stage in Berlin
Sharding, scalability, decentralization – You name it, we’ve got it on the EC stage in Berlin

- 6 days agoSharding and scalability. Transactions per second. Crypto-ecosystems. The decentralized web. These are the voyages of the Starship Blockchain, on it’s 5-year mission to seek out… Ok, you get the drift! But as you can tell, there remain many, many issues to te…...

French Students Will Now Have to Learn About Bitcoin
French Students Will Now Have to Learn About Bitcoin

- 4 weeks agoHigh school students in France may be among the first people in the world to actually understand how cryptocurrency works. Read more......

The Garage opens in Paris as Europe’s largest blockchain incubator
The Garage opens in Paris as Europe’s largest blockchain incubator

- 2 weeks agoThe Garage is a new blockchain incubator being opened in Paris by a coalition of blockchain researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors....

China goes bullish on blockchain
China goes bullish on blockchain

- 4 weeks agoChina wants to embrace blockchain, the technology that verifies cryptocurrency transactions. An official from China's state bank urged the country's commercial banks to "step up their application" of blockchain and "embrace digital finance." The official's re…...

ToyBox and PlayTable Partner Together For Blockchain Enabled Toys, Souvenirs, and Collectibles
ToyBox and PlayTable Partner Together For Blockchain Enabled Toys, Souvenirs, and Collectibles

- 3 weeks agoIn conjunction with the 2nd Annual San Francisco Blockchain Week last week; PlayTable and ToyBox announced they’ve entered into a strategic partnership focused on enabling blockchain for toys, souvenirs, and collectibles designed and printed on the Toybox 3D …...

A Comprehensive Guide to Top Blockchain Platforms
A Comprehensive Guide to Top Blockchain Platforms

- 4 weeks agoBlockchain has been picking up the pace since its inception in the year 2009 by a pseudo group named as Santoshi Nakamoto. Nakamoto has released a whitepaper named as Bitcoin: A peer-to-peer electronic cash system which never clearly mentioned about Blockchai…...

Blockchain devs looking for work are spoiled for choice right now
Blockchain devs looking for work are spoiled for choice right now

- 3 weeks agoDespite regulatory concerns, businesses are still pushing forward and hiring for blockchain and cryptocurrency positions. Based on a report from job site Indeed, there is less interest from candidates in blockchain and cryptocurrency roles, as searches for th…...

A UK-Based Travel Tech Startup Has Just Raised $30 Million
A UK-Based Travel Tech Startup Has Just Raised $30 Million

- 4 weeks agoPlus, blockchain startup Zamna raised $5 million, and Bond Pet Foods is creating a cultured, sustainable dog food....

Volvo turns to blockchain to check EV batteries are responsibly sourced
Volvo turns to blockchain to check EV batteries are responsibly sourced

Roadshow - 3 weeks agoCobalt, a key battery material, is often sourced in problematic ways -- Volvo wants to change that with technology....

What the partnership at Trinity Ventures sees for the road ahead in 2020
What the partnership at Trinity Ventures sees for the road ahead in 2020

- 21 hours agoOver the years, Trinity Ventures has racked up many exits for its limited partners. Through deals in consumer brands like Starbucks and Zulily and enterprise companies like TubeMogul and New Relic, the Menlo Park-based fund has found repeated success, but as …...

Ubisoft helps Ultra validate transactions on its blockchain for gamers
Ubisoft helps Ultra validate transactions on its blockchain for gamers

- 5 days agois announcing that French video game giant Ubisoft will help validate transactions on its blockchain for gamers....

China Wants Communist Party Members To Pledge Loyalty on Blockchain
China Wants Communist Party Members To Pledge Loyalty on Blockchain

- 4 weeks agoChina's Communist Party (CPC) is taking its leader's support for blockchain to heart. From a report: Following Xi Jinping's bombshell speech last week urging his countrymen to "seize the opportunity" created by the technology, the CPC released a decentralized…...

Speeding Up IOTA Proof Of Work Using FPGAs
Speeding Up IOTA Proof Of Work Using FPGAs

- 1 week agoBlockchain has existed as a concept since the early 1990s, but keeping a distributed ledger for IoT transactions wasn’t widely implemented until IOTA developed Tangle. The blockchain company was initially founded as a hardware startup and pivoted to work on t…...

Europe has slight lead over U.S. in emerging blockchain digital securities market
Europe has slight lead over U.S. in emerging blockchain digital securities market

- 4 weeks agoAs Blockchain technology and tokenization transform global financial markets, the companies driving this disruption are scattered around the globe, according to a new study. While new innovative clusters in recent decades have tended to be concentrated in pla…...

Nestlé and Carrefour just put baby milk formula on the blockchain
Nestlé and Carrefour just put baby milk formula on the blockchain

- 2 weeks agoGlobal food giant Nestlé has teamed up with French supermarket chain Carrefour to put baby milk formula on the blockchain. Using IBM‘s food-tracking blockchain software IBM Food Trust, the two firms will provide customers with transparent information for the …...

Indeed: Share of cryptocurrency jobs grew 1,457% in 4 years
Indeed: Share of cryptocurrency jobs grew 1,457% in 4 years

- 3 weeks agoCryptocurrency startups have produced a lot of jobs, with the share of jobs per million rising 1,457% over the past four years, according to Indeed.com....

Tencent given green light to create blockchain-based invoice standards, bad news for tax evaders
Tencent given green light to create blockchain-based invoice standards, bad news for tax evaders

- 4 weeks agoAfter first announcing the project last year, Chinese tech giant Tencent has been given the go-ahead by the country’s tax officials to create blockchain-based invoice standards. The invoices will be created as part of a project called “General Framework of DL…...

The UN is accusing North Korea of laundering money through a blockchain firm
The UN is accusing North Korea of laundering money through a blockchain firm

- 3 weeks agoNorth Korea has reportedly used a blockchain-focused shell company in Hong Kong to launder money. English speaking Korean news outlet Chosun reports that the United Nations’ (UN) Security Council Sanctions Committee has been prompted to investigate the situat…...

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