Tag Archives: blockchain

Blockchain company buys asteroid mining firm Planetary Resources

Planetary Resources just took an unusual turn on its path to asteroic mining.

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The first ‘blockchain baby’ is here

When you read the news that they put a baby on the blockchain, your reaction makes you one of two types of people. Either you think, Mon dieu, is there anything the magical fairy dust known as blockchain can't solve? Or you think: Surely, this is chi...

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Blockchain company Tron buys BitTorrent

A blockchain startup called Tron has closed its deal to buy the file-sharing service BitTorrent. Neither side disclosed how much Tron paid, but TechCrunch reports the price was around $126 million in cash. BitTorrent's staff will work out of Tron's S...

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Andy Android emulator installer could be installing a cryptominer

Android has, justified or not, earned a reputation of being easily compromised by malware, especially when installing apps from third-party sources. On the desktop side, that has traditionally been Windows’ infamy.

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ASUS Bitcoin miner motherboard runs 20 GPUs at once

ASUS is taking an interesting angle with its latest high-end motherboard. While we’d expect many motherboards coming from ASUS to be aimed at gamers or mainstream PC builders, this new one is all about cryptocurrency mining

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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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