Tag Archives: blockchain

Austin test uses blockchain to provide homeless with digital IDs

The city of Austin, Texas, is testing blockchain technology as a potential solution to homeless identification problems.

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Intel mulling Bitcoin miner tech as gaming brands back off

A Bitcoin mining hardware accelerator was revealed in a patent this week, showing Intel’s hand ahead of any product unveil. Over the past year, several major gaming-focused hardware manufacturers went both in and out of love with the fact that their gear was flying off shelves.

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IBM’s tiniest computer is smaller than a grain of rock salt

IMB has unveiled a computer that's smaller than a grain of rock salt. It has the power of an x86 chip from 1990, according to Mashable, and its transistor count is in the "several hundred" thousand range

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PlayTable console uses blockchain to revolutionize tabletop gaming

Company Blok.Party has announced the launch of a new game console called PlayTable, and it is based on blockchain technology.

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Twitter cracks down on obnoxious cryptocurrency scam accounts

Cryptocurrency enjoys massive popularity at the moment, and with that popularity comes many, many scammers. Facebook has already taken the drastic step of banning all crypto-related advertisements to tackle the issue, and now Twitter is cracking down on its own scammer problem.

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Bitcoin price untouched as Trump sends stock market tumbling

Over the past 24 hours the stock market’s fallen sharply while Bitcoin price seems to be sticking to its guns. The DOW has “plunged” over the past three days around 1,000 points over the past two days, falling especially sharply a moment after Donald Trump made comments about adding trade tariffs to steel and aluminum

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ARCHOS Hello Google Assistant Smart Display greets MWC 2018

Move over smart speakers.

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Bitcoin price trading just went live on Robinhood

Bitcoin prices may well jolt as major-player Robinhood launches their newest no-fee trading feature: cryptocurrency. The add-on to the Robinhood app and ecosystem was announced back on January 25th to some relatively major hurrah. Now, just under a month later, said feature was released in full.

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Venezuela’s Petro cryptocurrency is backed by oil and now available

Venezuela is tackling its economic woes by launching its own cryptocurrency called “Petro.” The country claims this is the first sovereign cryptocurrency, and it’s backed by the nation’s crude oil reserves. The digital money is available now; there are plans to sell 100 million Petros total with an initial value matching the price of a barrel of Venezuelan crude oil: … Continue reading

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Litecoin Cash: Beware today’s “free coins”

This afternoon – or maybe just a tiny bit later – Litecoin owners will be given free Litecoin Cash. It’s not quite that simple, but that’s the basis for the recent jolt in price of Litecoin across several exchanges. The point at which each Litecoin will be worth a certain amount of Litecoin Cash is at block height 171111 – … Continue reading

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