Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence Are Shopin Solution For – Wait For It – Shopping

Blockchain, Innovation, News | January 12, 2018 By:

Shopin is envisioned as a universal shopping digital application that delivers a personal shopping experience on retail websites, leveraging the benefits of blockchain and A.I. technology.

Running on the ethereum blockchain, Shopin recently partnered with iExec, a cloud platform that will allow it to run as a decentralized application that will scale to enterprise levels,


Bitcoin Conference Stops Accepting Bitcoin Payments Due To Congestion

Blockchain, News | January 12, 2018 By:

The North American Bitcoin Conference (TNABC) has reportedly stopped accepting bitcoin payments for selling last-minute tickets for its event, scheduled for January 18-19 in downtown Miami.

The conference cited network congestion and manual processing issues as part of reason why the event’s organizers decided to accept fiat payments only for last-minute bookings.


Blockchain Bills Introduced In Florida and Nebraska

Blockchain, News, Regulation | January 12, 2018 By:

Lawmakers in Florida and Nebraska have introduced bills focused on blockchain, smart contracts and cryptocurrencies.

On January 9, Florida state representatives James Grant and Jackie Toledo introduced House Bill 1357. The bill establishes multiple provisions pertaining to blockchain ledgers and smart contracts. It states that these could be treated as legally-binding methods of data storage,


Blockchain Fund Record-Keeping Platform Trialed By OFI Asset Management

Announcements, Blockchain | January 12, 2018 By:

OFI Asset Management, an investment solutions provider for French and European investors, has successfully carried out live blockchain transactions on SETL‘s fund record-keeping platform, IZNES.

IZNES, the pan-European fund record-keeping platform based on blockchain technology, enables firms to enter into new relationships with investors and manage KYC (know your customer) processes.


Blockchain Firm Luna DNA Wants To Incentivize Sharing Of Genetic Information With Cryptocurrency

Blockchain, ICO News, Interviews | January 11, 2018 By:

Bob Kain is the CEO and Co-Founder Luna DNA, a genomic and medical research database that uses blockchain technology.

Kain joined Illumina pre-IPO in 1999 and retired in 2014, as the Chief Engineering Officer. Prior to joining Illumina, Kain was the Director of the Microarray Business Unit at Molecular Dynamics.