Author: ScryptoMan

IOTA Unveils Qubic: The Key to an “IOTA-based World Supercomputer?” 0

IOTA Unveils Qubic: The Key to an “IOTA-based World Supercomputer?”

After weeks of speculation, IOTA has given clarity on its enigmatic Qubic project — or what it describes as “the most significant contribution to the IOTA stack” to date. Aimed at facilitating smart contracts, oracles, and outsourced computation, the young Qubic protocol may be a future asset to IOTA — the 9th largest cryptocurrency by market cap....

Why South Korea's Gaming Giants Are Storming Into Cryptocurrencies 0

Why South Korea’s Gaming Giants Are Storming Into Cryptocurrencies

When South Korea rode the cryptocurrency wave in 2017 to become one of the world’s largest markets for Ether and Bitcoin, it was clear the craze was here to stay. The country’s leading companies and even the government threw their investments behind blockchain, the technology underlying digital tokens that promised to revolutionize everything from information distribution...

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Ethereum best blockchain project ahead of bitcoin, according to ratings released by China

Beijing to have national standard for blockchain projects, with guidelines expected by 2019 end China has rated Ethereum, a cryptocurrency most commonly used in initial coin offerings, as best among 28 blockchain projects, according to rankings published by the China Center for Information Industry Development (CIID) on Thursday. Bitcoin was, however, the most innovative out...

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South Korea Will Focus ‘Positive Aspects’ of Cryptocurrency, Soften Policy

  South Korean regulators and officials are likely to relax their approach to regulating cryptocurrencies, starting with classifying them as ‘financial assets’. There’s a July deadline looming for G20 nations after policymakers called for recommendations for regulating cryptocurrencies, seen as ‘financial assets’ by the economic leaders from the world’s twenty largest economies. South Korea’s regulators, however, have...

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Amazon partners-up to offer easy Ethereum-based blockchain software

Amazon is moving further into blockchain with a new partnership that will bring more distributed ledger services to its Amazon Web Services cloud computing platform. Following our recent reports on Amazon adding blockchain-based templates to its AWS (Amazon Web Services) cloud computing service, Tuesday saw it making another announcement aimed at making it easier for its customers...

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HTC is working on a ‘blockchain phone’

A few weeks ahead of its latest flagship announcement, HTC  just revealed another piece of hardware. While the Taiwanese company has consolidated much of its mobile offerings in recent years, it announced today at the Consensus 2018 blockchain conference in New York that its upcoming Exodus handset is embracing everyone’s favorite tech buzzword. So, what makes a phone a blockchain...

Toys R Us Embraces Blockchain To Save Company 0

Toys R Us Embraces Blockchain To Save Company

They did it for the children. Amid plans and proceedings underway for liquidation, Toys R Us found a silver bullet in its quest for salvation. With one simple stroke of a digital pen, so to speak, the toy icon changed its name to Blockchain R Us. And the money came rolling in, to the tune of $7 billion...

IBM takes Cryptocurrency Seriously 0

IBM takes Cryptocurrency Seriously

Talking about cryptocurrencies in public has begun only in recent times. Earlier, fear engulfed while discussing Bitcoins, Ethereum, Ripple or any other cryptocurrencies. But this scenario is changing with time. From 2017, people started talking about crypto, it flourished, and big enterprises are willing to look into cryptocurrency and blockchain to have a strong stance on its usage and...

Blockchain will make AI smarter by feeding it better data 0

Blockchain will make AI smarter by feeding it better data

We’ve heard — probably too much — about how cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin shift financial power away from governments and big banks to individuals. Blockchain technology is also democratizing artificial intelligence (AI). Businesses of any size will soon be able to offer the sort of personalized recommendations that are currently the province of giant retailers like...

To Russia with Bitcoin: Hotels Will Accept Cryptocurrency During the World Cup 0

To Russia with Bitcoin: Hotels Will Accept Cryptocurrency During the World Cup

The world’s biggest sporting event is just a few months away and fans are flocking to online websites to book their seats in Russia. Luckily for crypto users, Kaliningrad, one of the cities hosting the matches, is now offering cryptocurrency payments for hotel rooms. Buying Business Travel Russia reported that Apartments Malina has teamed up with the...

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