Category: News

Repsol Blockchain

Energy Firm Repsol Sees Blockchain as Transformative Technology

Repsol is the latest Spanish company to test blockchain as a way to cut down on waste and improve operational efficiency. The company reported that a recent test of a...

/ January 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
BREC Enjin

Blockchain Robotics Engineering Consortium Collaborates With Enjin For Makerverse Project

The Blockchain Robotics Engineering Consortium (BREC,) a space using blockchain to “bridge the economic incentive gap between robotics engineering within major industry verticals and the open source robotics and software...

/ January 17, 2019 / 0 Comments
Cryptocurrency Energy

Crypto Energy Consumption: How Green is Blockchain Technology?

Somehow blockchain was able to draw criticism for being rough on the environment. While it is easy to see how Bitcoin mining is something of a gray area environmentally, blockchain...

/ January 17, 2019 / 0 Comments
Cryptopia Hack

Police Launch Investigation Into $3.6 Million Cryptopia Hack

According to a press release published on January 16, the New Zealand police force has opened investigations into the alleged hack of cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia, where criminals stole at least...

/ January 17, 2019 / 0 Comments
Cryptojacking

Smoke Loader: Crypto Mining Malware Remains a Very Serious Threat

How is it that something can remain a threat for so long? In the case of cryptocurrency mining malware, the issue is once again being labeled the primary threat to...

/ January 16, 2019 / 0 Comments
Venezuela Petro Coin

Helping Venezuela: How Does Cryptocurrency Fall into the Equation?

Venezuela has been in a disastrous state for several years. The country has fallen victim to mass inflation after its native currency, the bolivar, was deemed relatively worthless by the...

/ January 16, 2019 / 1 Comment
The Fall of Bitmain

Bitmain Technologies Closes Down its Texas Base

Facing what is now an uncertain future, China-based Bitmain Technologies, once the largest manufacturer of crypto mining hardware is closing down yet another office. Per reports from Texas Public Radio,...

/ January 16, 2019 / 0 Comments
NASA Blockchain

NASA and Aerospace Sector Jump on Blockchain Technology

Blockchain is becoming a hot item in the aerospace industry. NASA also seems to be warming up to blockchain technology and working on ways (PDF) to deploy it into next-generation...

/ January 15, 2019 / 0 Comments
tZero

Overstock’s tZERO Begins Distributing Security Tokens to Investors

According to reports on local Chinese news outlet BlockTempo, tZERO, the security token exchange arm of e-commerce and retail company Overstock, has begun distributing control of its security tokens, which...

/ January 15, 2019 / 0 Comments
Ethereum Classic

Hacker Returns over $100,000 in Stolen Ethereum Classic Funds

Very rarely do we hear the story of a crook returning what he’s stolen. Very rarely do we hear tales of redemption or people feeling guilt and remorse over what...

/ January 15, 2019 / 0 Comments