Five Trends In Internet Of Things To Watch Out For In 2018

  The year 2018 showed that the biggest advancement in technology is nothing but Internet of Things or IoT. The most attractive feature of IoT is remote accessibility. For instance, IoT helps unlock doors as well as cars, access security cameras of smart homes, and even control room temperature using smartphones. It is said that there are roughly 20 billion internet connected devices globally as of 2018. Thus, several experts believe that 2018 is “the year of IoT”. According to a research firm, Progressive Markets, the IoT market is expected…

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ICE Announces Ecosystem for Digital Assets, The Future is Bright says Investment Expert

  On Friday, 3 August 2018, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) announced that it plans to form a new company, called Bakkt, which will leverage Microsoft cloud solutions to create an open and regulated global ecosystem for digital assets.     The new company is working with organizations such as Starbucks, Microsoft, and BCG to create an integrated platform for consumers and institutions to buy, sell, store, and spend digital assets on a seamless global network.   Rohit Kulkarni, Manager Director of Private Investment Research at SharesPost is very encouraged by this…

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Spanish Technology Experts React to Catalonian Government’s Intention to Develop a Plan for Blockchain Integration

  The Government of Catalonia has revealed a plan for blockchain tech implementation in its public administrative activity, according to the official press release 24 July 2018. According to the press release, Catalonia’s Department of Digital Policies must develop a plan for incorporating blockchain technology in all areas of the public administration’s activities by the end of December 2018.     Blockchain technology will be promoted “with the aim of improving digital services to the public and promoting the potential of this technology between the Administration, companies and the citizen[s].”…

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1 Year After SEC Issues ICO Warning: Former SEC Lawyer Says Compliance Will Soon Be Baked Into Business Models

  Today is the one-year anniversary of the SEC releasing a warning to consumers on investing in ICOs and revealing its investigation into the DAO – the first investigation into a blockchain organization of its kind. Zach Fallon, a former SEC lawyer, Principal at blockchain law firm Blakemore Fallon & Co-founder of Ketsal Consulting, reflects on how far the industry has come in the past year.     “There have been at least twenty instances of formal public commentary by the SEC, its Chairman, Commissioners, and staff on digital asset-related…

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Blockchain news app, CryptoCatnip, partners with top crypto projects

MEDIA Protocol Expands Offerings of Crypto News Aggregator App CryptoCatnip, Allows Crypto Enthusiasts to Follow Announcements of Top Blockchain Projects – Digital content innovator MEDIA Protocol incorporates news updates from Bluzelle, Loki, Quadrant Protocol, SWIPE, CanYa, Cardstack, and COTI into CryptoCatnip feed, rewards users for engagement   GIBRALTAR, July 18, 2018 – MEDIA Protocol, a blockchain enterprise creating new economic models for digital content today announced enhancements to its news aggregation app, CryptoCatnip, that will further make the app a one-stop destination for a vast range of blockchain-related news. These…

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Bringing Sophisticated Rendering Tools to the Masses, Blockchain-Based Rendering Platform RNDR Available Now

  Blockchain evolution of leading rendering firm OTOY crowdsources GPU power for quicker, scalable, and more efficient creation of graphics for movies, video games, augmented reality, and more     LOS ANGELES, July 12, 2018 – Built on the mission of accelerating an immersive, virtual future, pioneer in blockchain-based rendering, RNDR, has officially launched Phase II of its platform to the public. RNDR is developed by leading cloud-based graphics rendering firm OTOY, and is the first network to transform the power of GPU compute into a decentralized economy of connected…

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Blockchain meets AI to solve the problems of tomorrow’s economy

  ULedger and Fetch.ai Fuse the Power of Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence to Accelerate a Connected, Autonomous ‘Internet of Things’ Future.  ULedger’s blockchain oracle solution combines with Fetch.ai’s Smart Ledger to enhance Fetch’s decentralized digital world in which economic activity takes place independent of human intervention   BOISE, IDAHO, July 6, 2018 —  ULedger, the blockchain company bringing trust and transparency to data, has partnered with Fetch.AI. The Fetch system allows digital entities — representing IoT machines —  to interact and transact independently of human interaction, while maintaining a verifiable record…

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Spanish Parliament to Implement Blockchain Solutions for Governance

  In the wake of the news that a major political party in Spain has submitted a blockchain-related proposal to the Spanish Parliament, we hear from eminent Spanish blockchain experts, entrepreneurs, and technological innovators, who have dedicated interests in the Spanish blockchain ecosystem.     The proposal recommends that the government introduce blockchain to improve governance “with the aim of improving internal processes and [providing] traceability, robustness and transparency in decision making”.   The proposal, signed by 133 deputies of the Popular Party and submitted to the Congress of Deputies,…

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Nasdaq: World’s First Mobile Mining Machine, With DPoC of FiiiPOS

  Blockchain rising star from Asia, FiiiLab Ltd launched the world’s first truly mobile mining algorithm, the Delegated Proof of Capacity (DPoC) method in America. The company made the announcement via a television interview in New York with Nasdaq Stock Exchange.   “The DPoC concept of FiiiCOIN originated from the PoC concept of Burst Coin. FiiiLab is able to improve it further by re-writing the codes in C#, to make DPoC more stable, more energy efficient and secure. The algorithm is also a fairer consensus mechanism, and it is developed…

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European Banks Finally Use Blockchain – European Tech Experts React

The news broke that a group of European banks has completed the first live blockchain-based financial trades across borders via their jointly developed we.trade blockchain platform.   Built on IBM’s Blockchain Platform and its Hyperledger Fabric technology, we.trade was established by Deutsche Bank, HSBC, KBC, Natixis, Nordea, Rabobank, Santander, Société Générale and UniCredit, in a bid to boost the efficiency of cross-border financial transactions.   This latest development evoked comment from leading projects leaders within the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, a number of which have already launched blockchain education initiatives…

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