The Supreme Court’s decision in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association (“Murphy”), which removed the barrier to legalized sports betting, has not only opened the door to traditional sports betting in casinos, but in certain states, has allowed for the expansion of sports betting to online and mobile platforms.
Blockchain travel rewards platform KeyoCoin has appointed Dan Marchese, ex-director of mobile for TripAdvisor (and Viator), who will become the company’s advisor for mobile app development and strategy.
KeyoCoin is developing a blockchain universal travel rewards platform, mobile marketplace, and decentralized utility token to offer cryptocurrency rewards.
The system offers instant transactions, buyer protection, and crypto-to-cash settlements, the companies said.
“One of the advantages of having a knowledgeable partner at the forefront of the future-of-payments is that it provides our Smart Vendors a reliable processor to accept cryptocurrency payments,” said Sheryl Carr,
The cryptocurrency markets have lost more than $10 billion in value over the last 24 hours, with some of the top ten coins posting double-digit losses.
In early trading, the price of bitcoin lost more than 5% of its value. After defending the $4,000 price level in three consecutive days,
The European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) have called for an EU-wide approach to cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings (ICO) regulation in order to protect investor.
The EBA published the results of its assessment of EU laws and how they relate to cryptocurrencies earlier this week.
Chinese bitcoin mining hardware firm Canaan is considering an initial public offering (IPO) in the US after shelving its Hong Kong IPO plans.
Canaan produces application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) for use in bitcoin mining. As of September 2018, the company was the world’s second-largest mining hardware manufacturer.
The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has announced federal funding of up to $4.8 million for research and development projects at universities, including those related to emerging technologies such as blockchain.
The Office of Fossil Energy is responsible for research and development of programs involving coal,
The American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS) has announced the most recent release of its openIDL blockchain platform.
AAIS is a national insurance advisory organization and is one of the two major “rating bureaus” in the United States, along with the Insurance Services Office.
Blockchain reward ecosystem Refereum has integrated its platform with multi-online battle arena (MOBA) game League of Legends (LoL) to allows players to earn cryptocurrency.
Founded by a team of veteran game industry experts and blockchain specialists, Refereum allows brands and developers to directly engage with,
Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC), in partnership with blockchain startup Blockskye, has successfully completed a joint blockchain proof of concept (PoC) for settlement of direct ticket sales.
ARC, which is owned by nine major airlines, provides ticket transaction settlement services between airlines and travel agencies (both traditional and online) and the travel management companies that sell their products in the United States.