Argo intros mining-as-a-service solution

Argo has introduced a new mining service that allows users to start mining without extensive computing expertise or expensive hardware. The mining-as-a-service solution allows customers to connect remotely to computers that do the mining for them, according to a press...

MasterCard acquires blockchain patent

MasterCard has been granted a patent for blockchain technology. The U.S.

Blockchain solution aids couples in countries that ban same-sex marriage

Bjorn Borg, a Swedish sports fashion brand, has launched Marriage Unblocked, a blockchain-based platform that provides unofficial marriage certificates to couples in countries where same-sex marriage is not sanctioned by law, according to a press release. Blockchain startup Superblocks built...

Trecento Blockchain Capital announces ICO for blockchain investments solution

Trecento Blockchain Capital, an initiative of the Trecento SAS group, has announced its initial coin offering in Geneva. The project's goal is to offer investors access to diversified funds in a more secure and regulated network, according to a press...

Hackers steal 30 percent of Coinrail cryptocurrency, bitcoin price falls

Hackers have targeted Coinrail, a South Korean exchange, and stolen about 30 percent of the virtual currency trading there. Bitcoin dropped 10.8 percent in value after the announcement on Sunday, according to a report by CNET. Coinrail has shut down...

TE-Food, Halal Trail partner on halal blockchain solution

TE-Food, a blockchain startup, recently teamed up with Halal Trail to launch a blockchain solution that tracks livestock and food across the supply chain, and ensures that it meets halal standards. Halal is a term for products that are permissible...

Dash hires Bob Carroll as CTO

Dash, a virtual currency for payments, has hired Bob Carroll as chief technology officer. Carroll will head the development of the Dash network and products, including the Dash Evolution payments platform, according to a press release. Prior to joining Dash, Carroll spent 20 years with a variety of organizations.

Ripple to fund $50M University Blockchain Research Initiative

Ripple is launching a $50 million initiative to support academic research and innovation in the blockchain space. This initiative will support 17 academic institutions around the world, including MIT, Princeton, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of North Carolina...

FunFair Technologies runs closed beta test of blockchain casino

FunFair Technologies, a B2B casino platform, recently ran a closed beta test for Mainnet, a blockchain-based casino.

VantagePoint Software AI platform enables market predictions for 9 cryptocurrencies

VantagePoint Software, a market forecaster, recently upgraded its AI software to allow companies to forecast market trends for nine different cryptocurrencies. The platform forecasts bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, Dash, Ethereum Classic, Monero, NEO, Ripple and Zcash, according to a press release....

Former Microsoft Ventures CEO joins blockchain media company Dropp.TV

Dropp.TV, a shoppable media company, has hired Andrew McCartney, former CEO of Microsoft Ventures in the U.K., as the company's first CEO. Dropp.TV is working to develop a platform that will allow users to purchase products on the TV while...

IExec uses blockchain to power decentralized cloud marketplace

IExec recently announced the launch of a decentralized cloud computing marketplace on the Ethereum blockchain. Customers can use the service to buy or sell computational power, according to a press release. Applications and users can place work orders for certain...

RippleNami launches livestock identification program in Kenya

The Kenya Veterinary Association has partnered with RippleNami Inc., a blockchain visualization platform provider, to launch a real-time livestock identification and traceability program. The RippleNami platform identifies and tracks individual animals and provides real-time mapping of diseases and geo-positions, according...

TillBilly launches ICO for blockchain POS solution

TillBilly, a provider of a blockchain point-of-sale solution, has launched its initial coin offering. The company uses blockchain technology to integrate contactless payments, digital receipts and reward points into a single POS system, according to a press release. TillBilly offers...

Box Digital partners with tZero for security token exchange

TZero and Box Digital Markets LLC have partnered to create a regulated security token exchange. The companies will regulate the exchange based on SEC rules, according to a press release. TZero and Box Digital will equally own the joint venture,...

Swiss startup Proxeus registers classic cars on blockchain

Proxeus, a Swiss blockchain startup, recently partnered with Mercia Helvetica, an auto investment specialist, to register classic cars on a blockchain. The startup's platform helps determine the authenticity and condition of classic cars, according to a press release. Customers typically...

Verasity launches token sale for video-sharing platform

Versasity, a blockchain video-sharing platform, recently began a token sale for its VERA cryptocurrency. The platform uses proof-of-view blockchain technology to prevent fake views, and to stop bots and fraudulent activity. Users can pay content owners to watch content or...

HalalChain launches in Dubai to identify Halal products

HalalChain recently demonstrated the potential of its blockchain to identify and record halal food transactions across the value chain in Dubai, according to a press release. The term halal refers to what is permissible or lawful in traditional Islamic law....

Georgia State University to run Blockchain Strategy Boot Camp

The Georgia State University J. Mack Robinson College of Business in Atlanta is partnering with Intuit Factor to offer Blockchain Strategy Boot Camp.

Bayside Corp. to install 24 crypto ATMs in Florida

Bayside Corp., a provider of cryptocurrency infrastructure, has announced that the first of the 24 cryptoasset ATMs the company purchased in an exclusive distributor agreement with Chain Bytes LLC are being prepped for installation in retail, dining and entertainment venues...

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