Samsung Electronics, the world’s second largest chip manufacturer, has confirmed it has a contract to supply an undisclosed Chinese bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer with semiconductors. The move continues the electronics giant’s move into the sector, following its recent agreement with Russian-based bitcoin mining hardware company Baikal.
ICON is a blockchain and cryptocurrency (ICX) that had a fast-track to the top of the digital currency markets. Holding its token sale in September 2017, the company raised $42M within six hours.
At the end of December, the ICX token began trading on two cryptocurrency exchanges,
The government of Canada will be testing the application of biometrics and blockchain technology in the area of air travel.
The Canadian government said it will pioneer the testing of the Known Traveller Digital Identity (KTDI) prototype, a concept that improves security and the seamless flow of people across borders.
Built on top of Bee protocols, Bee Token’s platform is a decentralized home-sharing network that connects hosts with guests without taking any commissions.
CapLinked has announced it is developing a new blockchain protocol to protect and record enterprise transactions.
CapLinked serves as a central platform for enterprises and outside collaborators to come together and share sensitive information easily and securely. CapLinked’s platform provides companies with tools for capital raises,
Decentralized IT security marketplace PolySwarm is looking for a few good viruses.
The blockchain site has instituted a Security Expert Bounty Program, which will reward participants in Nectar tokens (NCT) for uploading malware to the platform. The contest launched January 19 and will continue until the end of the NCT token sale on March 8.
The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has partnered with blockchain startup BlockCypher to develop blockchain solutions for peer-to-peer (p2p) energy transactions.
BlockCypher is a cloud-optimized platform powering blockchain applications reliably and at-scale.
MyDFS, a blockchain-based daily fantasy sports platform, is using the power of blockchain technology to expand the possibilities in the sector.
Fantasy sports (sometimes called rotisserie leagues) lets participants assemble imaginary teams of real players in professional sports. The teams then compete based on the statistical performance of those players’
DNV GL is an international accredited registrar and classification society headquartered near Oslo, Norway. The company currently has about 13,550 employees and 350 offices operating in more than 100 countries.
Piracy is one of the main headaches that digital distribution brings to media and entertainment. Linius Technologies hopes to become the remedy to that.
Linius uses blockchain and what it calls its “video virtualization technology” to solve piracy woes, build in payment gateways,