May 31, 2016 by CoinGragate

R3 Meets Obama Advisors at DC Blockchain Event

A group of technology advisors to US President Barack Obama heard from representatives from the bitcoin and blockchain industry earlier this month. Source: CoinDesk

May 31, 2016 by CoinGragate

SAFE Crossroads Podcast #33, David Irvine Speaks

In this Episode David Irvine, Founder and lead developer of MaidSafe has faced a huge workload over the last couple of years, moving the SAFE Network towards launch. So much so that he hasn’t recorded an in-depth interview in over two years. That changed today. In this episode he finally speaks–quite a lot, actually. Our…

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May 31, 2016 by CoinGragate

Intel to Develop Blockchain Projects at New Innovation Lab in Israel

Tech giant Intel has opened a development lab in Tel Aviv focused on financial technologies like the blockchain. Source: CoinDesk

May 31, 2016 by CoinGragate

Microsoft to Develop Identity Platform for Multiple Blockchains

Microsoft has partnered with two startups to build an identity platform aimed to integrating with both the bitcoin and Ethereum blockchains. Source: CoinDesk

May 31, 2016 by CoinGragate

Japan’s Trade Ministry: Government Should Promote Blockchain Use Cases

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has released the results of a survey on blockchain technology. Source: CoinDesk

May 31, 2016 by CoinGragate

Will Ethereum Beat Bitcoin to Mainstream Microtransactions?

Micropayments have long been one of the most anticipated use cases for bitcoin, but similar tech may be coming soon to Ethereum. Source: CoinDesk

May 31, 2016 by CoinGragate

Smart Dubai Director Sees Blockchain as Key to Connected Cities

The head of Dubai’s smart cities drive spoke on how she believes blockchain can help drive the city’s modernization efforts yesterday. Source: CoinDesk

May 31, 2016 by CoinGragate

EB133 – Pascal and Julien Hamonic: Applying the Mechanisms of Thermoregulation to Cryptocurrencies

One of the problems often cited when talking about cryptocurrencies is their level of volatility compared to traditional fiat currencies. This makes most cryptocurrencies a poor instrument for storing value, and introduces complexities when making purchases in fiat amounts. Stable cryptocurrencies include mechanisms which allow them to stay pegged to fiat currencies like the US…

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May 30, 2016 by CoinGragate

Dubai's Global Blockchain Council Unveils First Pilot Projects

Members of Dubai’s Global Blockchain Council (GBC) unveiled seven new proofs-of-concept at industry conference Keynote 2016 today. Source: CoinDesk

May 30, 2016 by CoinGragate

Ernst & Young to Sell $12 Million in Bitcoin at Auction

Ernst & Young has announced it will auction $12.9m worth of bitcoin confiscated from a former Silk Road user. Source: CoinDesk

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