IOTA and VW to Build Autonomous System Cars

This article was written by Mintdice. What’s next in the evolution of autonomous cars? Based on Volkswagen’s recent demonstration just this past June at the CEBIT ‘18 Expo in Germany, there seems to be a lot in store for us. In its presentation, Volkswagen joined forces with the IoT-focused IOTA blockchain project and vehicle manufacturer … Continue reading IOTA and VW to Build Autonomous System Cars

5 Signs of Booming Blockchain Innovation in Australia

This article was written by Christina Comben, a Coincentral contributor. Australia. Plenty of images come to mind when we think of the land down under. Sun-bleached surfers, wallabies, the Sydney Opera House. But, Australia, despite its modest population of 23 million, is more than just a faraway tourist destination. The home of kangaroos, koalas, AC/DC, and … Continue reading 5 Signs of Booming Blockchain Innovation in Australia

Social Networking on the Blockchain | An Industry Ripe for Disruption

This article was written by Ryan Smith, a CoinCentral contributor.  Social networking permeates much of our modern day lives. So much so that entire industries and companies have emerged out of nowhere in an effort to cash in on one of man’s most basic necessities – the need to connect. But now, as these networks approach … Continue reading Social Networking on the Blockchain | An Industry Ripe for Disruption

IBM Partners With Columbia University to Boost Blockchain Application Development

Technology firm IBM partners with Columbia University to boost blockchain application development by launching a blockchain research center reported Coindesk on July 17. The blockchain center will open on Tuesday and will be located on the Manhattan campus of Columbia University in New York City. It will integrate blockchain applications by outlining both technical and academic … Continue reading IBM Partners With Columbia University to Boost Blockchain Application Development

GMO Will Use Blockchain to Facilitate Payments For Its New Internet Bank

Japan-based GMO will use blockchain to facilitate payments for its new internet bank, reported Coindesk on July 17. The digital services firm expressed through a company statement that it had partnered with Aozora Bank Group in order to be prepared for the development of the "next-generation" bank, a project they are working on since 2016. The … Continue reading GMO Will Use Blockchain to Facilitate Payments For Its New Internet Bank

MLB is Turning to Blockchain to Increase Its Fanbase

The Major League Baseball (MLB) is turning to blockchain to increase its fanbase by partnering with Lucid Sight, a blockchain gaming company to develop a dApp game on the ethereum blockchain, reported Yahoo Finance. The new game called MLB Crypto Baseball will allow baseball fans to buy avatars of their favorite moment in recent games by … Continue reading MLB is Turning to Blockchain to Increase Its Fanbase

The Importance For Companies to Embrace Tokenization

This article was written by Paul Brody, a principal and the global blockchain leader at EY, as he explains the importance for companies to embrace tokenization. It is the second article in a series of 4. Read part one here. One of the most compelling uses of blockchain technology is the ability to reliably record information and … Continue reading The Importance For Companies to Embrace Tokenization

American Express Plans to Use Blockchain to Prove When a Transaction Occurs

American Express plans to use blockchain to prove when a transaction occurs, as it explains in its patent application released by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last week, reported Coindesk on June 16. The filing explains a method using a "proof-of-payment system" that would "receive a payment confirmation including a transaction amount and a merchant identifier." … Continue reading American Express Plans to Use Blockchain to Prove When a Transaction Occurs

Malta is the Most Promising Blockchain-Friendly Jurisdiction

This article was written by Marlene Ronstedt, a writer and journalist that is currently working for Neufund as a blockchain reporter, and André Eggert, a partner at the law firm of LACORE LLP and the legal architect of Neufund.org, a platform for primary offerings of tokenized equity. They explain why Malta is the most promising blockchain-friendly jurisdiction. Among the handful … Continue reading Malta is the Most Promising Blockchain-Friendly Jurisdiction

On-Chain Governance Vs Off-Chain Governance

This article was written by Taylor Pearson, the author of "The End of Jobs" and writer about entrepreneurship and blockchain technologies at TaylorPearson.me, as he compares on-chain governance and off-chain governance of cryptocurrency networks. Following acrimonious debates within the bitcoin and ethereum communities over the past few years regarding governance decisions that ended in forks, there has … Continue reading On-Chain Governance Vs Off-Chain Governance