D’oh! EA Mobile Adds Crypto Quest to Simpsons Game

Nikita Blows · May 22, 2018 · 1:00 am Players enjoying The Simpsons: Tapped Out game will get a taste of the crypto industry with a new quest featuring blockchain and Bitcoin mining. Blockchain technology seems to have an easier time of integrating into mainstream society than the cryptocurrencies that it supports. Whether in sports or […]

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Alibaba CEO Jack Ma Says Bitcoin and Not Blockchain is the Bubble

Osato Avan-Nomayo · May 20, 2018 · 2:00 pm Alibaba founder and chairman, Jack Ma, is the latest to espouse the “blockchain not bitcoin” rhetoric. The billionaire e-commerce guru said bitcoin is the bubble and not blockchain. He made these comments at the recently concluded World Intelligence Congress in Tianjin. Blockchain not Bitcoin Narrative Lives […]

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South Korean Tech Giant LG to Launch its Own Blockchain Platform

Georgi Georgiev · May 16, 2018 · 3:00 am In an official press release, LG announced that it will be launching its blockchain-based platform called “Monachain”. It is supposed to have various application across a span of fields such as finance, public, manufacturing, communications, and others. In a press release dated May 13th, LG CNS, […]

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Blockchain-Powered Beer Vending Machine Set to Debut at Consensus 2018

Adam James · May 12, 2018 · 6:00 pm Civic – a company which helps users control and protect their identities with blockchain-powered decentralized authentication solutions and reusable identity elements – has officially partnered with Anheuser-Busch InBev to construct the first-ever blockchain-powered vending machine. And it serves beer, of course!  Arguably the most revolutionary product to hit […]

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Everything You Need to Know About ASKfm 2.0 Before Its Public Sale

Bitcoinist.net · May 10, 2018 · 7:00 pm ASKfm, the largest Q&A social network in the world, is moving the decentralized economy forward by tokenizing social interactions. Here’s everything you need to know about the project — currently undergoing a private token sale — before the ASKT sale is opened to the public. What is […]

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P2P Marketplace Paxful Powering the Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Conference 2018 in Lagos, Nigeria

Jeff Francis · May 9, 2018 · 7:00 am Paxful, the P2P finance platform, is powering the Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Conference 2018 in Lagos, Nigeria, to help spur local startups in the crypto ecosystem. Cryptocurrency and its underlying blockchain technology have made a major impact on the lives of people from all over the world. […]

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Blockchain Technology to Combat Dodgy Ticket Resales

Nikita Blows · May 6, 2018 · 6:00 pm Secondary ticketing in the UK is a billion-dollar problem, one that Aventus hopes to solve with blockchain technology. Whether it’s your favorite football match or your music idol’s concert, front-row tickets are probably what you’re after. However, if they happen to be sold out by the […]

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Huobi Labs: An Upcoming $1 Billion Blockchain Incubator

Nick Chong · May 6, 2018 · 8:00 am Huobi, the premier Asian-based exchange, has just announced plans for a blockchain industry fund, research institute, and an incubator.  Blockchain “accelerator” projects, or incubators as they are more well known, seem to be all the rage lately, with key players in the industry getting involved with […]

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How the 4th Pillar Secures Private Documents While Saving the Environment

Bitcoinist.net · May 4, 2018 · 10:00 pm The 4th Pillar has already impressed early investors with its unique and eco-friendly business solutions. Perhaps one of its most impressive features, however, is its IPFS-based sensitive document distribution system alongside a new registered mail postal service. Protecting Sensitive Documents The 4th Pillar is a human resource […]

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MasterCard Files Patent for Faster Blockchain Node Verification

Georgi Georgiev · May 1, 2018 · 11:00 pm Furthering its interest in blockchain-based technology, MasterCard has filed a patent for a system designated to increase the speed with which blockchain nodes are being verified.   It seems the bees in the company’s crypto department have been busier than one may think. Earlier in April, […]

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