Senate moves Blockchain Promotion Act forward – CNET

Senate moves Blockchain Promotion Act forward – CNET

The US Congress is moving forward on key piece of legislation designed to lay the regulatory framework for blockchain technology and to see how the government could benefit from its use.The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Tuesday approved the Blockchain Promotion Act, bipartisan legislation that directs the Department of Commerce to come up…
Contract management startup Icertis becomes unicorn with $115M new round

Contract management startup Icertis becomes unicorn with $115M new round

Icertis, a Washington-headquartered startup that develops cloud-based software to help large companies manage contracts, has raised $115 million at more than a billion-dollar valuation to become the latest SaaS unicorn as it looks to further expand its footprint across the globe. The Series E round for the 10-year-old firm was led by Greycroft and PremjiInvest,…
Reddit Co-Founder to Stream Blockchain Game Skyweaver Face-Off

Reddit Co-Founder to Stream Blockchain Game Skyweaver Face-Off

Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian will live stream a face-off match of the latest blockchain collectible card game he's invested in, SkyWeaver. | Source: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Reddit co-founder, Alexis Ohanian, will be live-streaming a face-off match between himself and the lead developer of the latest collectible card game to hit the blockchain, SkyWeaver. Ohanian, also known as…
Bitcoin wallets aren’t addresses — a secret guide for embarrassed crypto noobs

#Bitcoin wallets aren’t addresses — a secret guide for embarrassed crypto noobs

Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. If you own any cryptocurrency, the chances are you’ve had to use an address, or a wallet, or both. It’s confusing, right? Well, it doesn’t have to be. The fact…

Extensible Games

The promise of blockchain games and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) is extensible games. Imagine if developers could build new worlds/games/experiences on top of Fortnite and you could take your character, your weapons, your vehicles, etc with you into those new worlds/games/experiences. That is what I mean by extensible games. We are seeing the beginnings of that…
Car eWallet Uses Blockchain Tech

Car eWallet Uses Blockchain Tech

The idea behind Car eWallet seems so logical, it’s a wonder such a platform isn’t already in use. The tech company recently separated from major automotive supplier ZF and aims to do something fairly radical: create the largest blockchain-powered open mobility marketplace, and make your car-related payments more seamless, centralized, and automatic. Partnering with IBM and…

Thoughts about Cryptocurrency/ Blockchain

To be honest, initially due to my first negative encounter with Crypto, I was never a fan until I researched about/ on it more...
How Can Blockchain Help Secure IoT Data?

How Can Blockchain Help Secure IoT Data?

Everyone has heard all of the terms such as blockchain, security, secure IoT data, cryptocurrency, etc. But the popularity of these technologies has been on the rise and will continue to be an issue in the future. But, how can blockchain help secure IoT data? Blockchain was earlier associated only with cryptocurrencies. Now blockchain technology…
Blockchain blossoms in Haiti

Blockchain blossoms in Haiti

The technological revolutions that have shaped the modern world have thus far all taken root in rich countries. Today, a new disruptive technology is breaking that mold – blockchain. Nowhere is this plainer than Haiti, the poorest country in the Western hemisphere and home to a blossoming range of projects using blockchain technologies to solve…
Meet the blockchain developer building 12 Lightning apps in 12 months

Meet the blockchain developer building 12 Lightning apps in 12 months

Devs love a challenge, and theres a mountain of opportunity in Bitcoin and blockchain. One of the fastest growing areas of blockchain development is Bitcoin sidechain, the Lightning Network. To learn more about the possibilities that the Lightning Network of…
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