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Bitcoin Tech: Let There Be Ligth(ning)!

Bitcoin was introduced to the world around 10 years ago and much has changed during this bubbling period. As developers promote new upgrades and better code functionality with Bitcoin Improvement Proposals (BIPs), that only get accepted if the global Bitcoin community agrees. I know you guys already know this, but it’s better to be safe than sorry. Although most BIPs ...

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IBM Wins AUD $1 Billion Govt. Contract to Develop Blockchain, Tech Initiatives

Computing giant IBM has been awarded a landmark contract to develop blockchain and other digital technology initiatives for the government of Australia. Announced on Thursday, the five-year, AUD $1 billion (~USD $740 million) contract is Australia’s latest attempt to make good on its goal to become one of the world’s “top-three digital governments” by 2025 by investing in research into ...

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Blockchain Startup Centrality Takes on Apple and Google in Next Tech Battleground

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. New Zealand-based Blockchain DApp platform Centrality has announced a partnership with China tech giant InfiniVision and Japan-based Jasmy – founded by the former President of the Sony Corporation. The partnerships will connect Centrality ...

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Basketball Team Sacramento Kings Mine Ethereum to Fund Tech Education Scholarships

The Sacramento Kings basketball team has teamed up with a crypto mining hardware firm to install mining machines in an indoor arena, with the crypto earnings funding a scholarship program, local news outlet The Sacramento Bee reported yesterday, June 28. The Kings have partnered with company MiningStore for the installation of Ethereum (ETH) mining machines in Sacramento’s Golden 1 Center. ...

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Crypto Tech Isn’t Good Enough National Digital Currency, Says Swiss Central Bank Director

The board director of the Swiss central bank Thomas Moser voiced his doubts about the possibility of an ‘e-franc’ state cryptocurrency when speaking at the 2018 Crypto Valley Blockchain conference in Zug, Switzerland yesterday. SwissInfo reports that Moser stated the potential impact of cryptocurrencies and blockchain tech on the traditional finance system is unclear and the technology isn’t at an ...

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Top 4 Reasons Ireland Is Attracting Cutting-Edge Tech Companies

Most people associate high tech with Silicon Valley, Tokyo, or New York. It isn’t often that our thoughts turn to Dublin as a magnet for bleeding-edge technology. Yet with nine out of ten of the top global software companies and the likes of Google, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter having their European headquarters here, the Emerald Isle is fast becoming a ...

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Tech Giant Intel Partners With DApp Platform Enigma on Privacy Research

Decentralized application (DApp) platform Enigma will partner with Intel on privacy research as it prepares to launch its blockchain testnet, the two companies confirmed June 20. Enigma, which completed a $45 mln Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in September of last year, said the collaboration would focus on “research and development efforts to advance development of privacy preserving computation technologies.” The ...

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South Indian State of Kerala to Use Blockchain Tech in Food Supply, Distribution

The government of the South Indian state of Kerala will use blockchain for food supply and distribution, local news outlet Business Standard reported June 17. The new project  is headed by Keralan think-tank the Development and Innovation Strategic Council (K-DISC), and will use blockchain, as well as Internet of Things (IoT) technology, in an attempt to make the state’s supply ...

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