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CryptoKitties Raises $15m from Venrock, Google, Samsung, and More

Blockchain-based virtual game CryptoKitties has raised US$15M in financing led by Venrock, with participation from GV (formerly Google Ventures) and Samsung NEXT. Funds raised will be used to establish a U.S. subsidiary, hire leading executives in the U.S. and Canada, and develop its infrastructure. High-Profile Investors Line Up to Back Consumer Blockchain Success CryptoKitties With $15m The $15 million raised ...

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Despite the US-China Trade War, Activity Surges as Samsung and GMO Enter

Throughout 2018, the cryptocurrency market experienced the fourth worst correction in its nine-year history, as Bitcoin lost more than 69 percent of the value from its all-time high of $19,500. Despite the substantial decline in the price of Bitcoin (BTC), which heavily affects the earnings of miners, the hash power of the Bitcoin network has continuously increased throughout the past ...

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Samsung Partners with Dutch Bank and Port to Pilot Blockchain Solution for Shipping Industry

Samsung has announced a partnership with Dutch bank ABN AMRO and Rotterdam Port Authority to build a shipping and logistics business based on distributed ledger technology. Samsung’s NexLedger to Test Compatibility with R3’s Corda in Pilot Project for Shipping Industry The South Korean technology giant will be responsible for linking its blockchain platform Nexledger to ABN AMRO’s distributed platform Corda, ...

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Blockchain and Shipping | Samsung SDS Signs Deal with European Port

Samsung SDS, the blockchain subsidiary of the tech giant Samsung, has just announced its partnership with Europe’s largest port, the Port of Rotterdam. In addition to this agreement, the Major Dutch bank, ABN AMRO, will also be in on the blockchain and shipping deal. Samsung SDS: Blockchain and Shipping The Samsung subsidiary released the news via a press release this ...

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Samsung SDS, ABN AMRO to Link Blockchains in Europe’s Largest Shipping Port

Samsung SDS, the IT subsidiary of Korean giant Samsung, is collaborating with Dutch ‘big three’ bank ABN AMRO for a logistics blockchain pilot tracking the shipment of a container from Korea to the Netherlands. In an announcement on Monday, Samsung SDS revealed details of a new partnership with the Netherlands bank for a joint blockchain pilot to track the multi-modal ...

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Squire partners with Samsung Electronics to build crypto mining chips

Canadian firm Squire Mining Ltd has roped in Samsung Electronics to manufacture ASIC chips which are used to mine cryptocurrencies. Samsung On The ASIC Chip Train The publicly listed company, which is transitioning from physical to digital mining, confirms in its press release that it has established a design house in South Korea. Samsung, also headquartered in the East Asian ...

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Samsung SDS to Power World’s First Exports Customs Clearance Blockchain in Korea

The Korea Customs Service (KCS) has entered an agreement with Samsung SDS to implement the latter’s blockchain technology for an export customs clearance system. Samsung SDS, the IT subsidiary and technology provider of Korea’s largest conglomerate Samsung, will develop the world’s first blockchain-based export customs logistics service for the Korea Customs Service to enable efficiency and curb fraud in the ...

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Korea Customs Service Partners with Samsung SDS to Build Blockchain Customs Platform

The Korea Customs Service has signed an agreement with Samsung SDS to deploy blockchain technology for its customs clearance system, according to a press release published September 14. Samsung SDS, the IT arm of electronics giant Samsung, will develop a blockchain-powered platform based on Nexledger, which will be used for export customs logistics services. Nexledger is a blockchain platform designed ...

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Samsung Launches Blockchain Certification Platform for Korea’s Banks

Samsung, under its IT arm Samsung SDS Co., has unveiled its blockchain based platform, BankSign, to allow people to make transactions at different banks more easily. The Korea Federation of Banks (KFB) launched BankSign in June as a way to allow domestic retail banks to strengthen their verification systems by digitizing both mobile and online banking. The platform allows customers ...

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