SF Blockchain Startup Harmony Raises USD18 Million to Enable Data as Universal Basic Income

A team of elite engineers and entrepreneurs from Google, Apple, and Amazon, who are graduates of Harvard, Stanford, UPenn and CMU, have come together to create Harmony. It is a fast and secure blockchain built to power the next generation of decentralized applications.   The project aims to combat two major problems that impact the blockchain sector: Inability to scale Prohibitive costs Harmony has already managed to raise 18M USD in seed funding from an impressive set of investors such as Lemniscap VC, Bca Fund, Btc12, Consensus Capital, Continue Capital,…

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Blockchain Platform Orbs Marks Strategic Expansion Into South Korea

Orbs partners with Kakao subsidiary Ground X to spearhead blockchain research initiatives, opens Seoul office   Tel Aviv, Israel — Orbs, the hybrid blockchain scaling base-layer protocols, has announced that it has established a partnership with Ground X, the blockchain subsidiary of leading South Korean internet company Kakao, for research, development, and business cooperation. Orbs has also opened its Seoul headquarters, with five full-time employees hired to drive further business development in the region. Orbs’ expansion into South Korea, a leading global blockchain hub, demonstrates a commitment to tapping into…

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RISE accelerates Blockchain with TypeScript core launch to Mainnet

Gibraltar – 11 April 2018, RISE VISION PLC has announced that their Typescript core 1.0.0 has released to mainnet. RISE (token symbol RISE) offers a platform for decentralised applications powered by a community driven Delegated Proof of Stake (DPoS) blockchain.       Late last year, RISE CTO Andrea B., undertook the task to completely rewrite the hybrid code that created the initial RISE blockchain in TypeScript. TypeScript is an open-source programming language developed and maintained by Microsoft and it is typically used for large web development projects. The objective…

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