Category: blockchain

Here’s why you can’t buy a high-end graphics card at Best Buy

Here’s why you can’t buy a high-end graphics card at Best Buy

Enlarge / Philadelphia miner Matthew Freilich shared this picture of his mining rig, which contains eight Nvidia GTX 1070 graphics cards.M ...
Selling used PC games through the blockchain? We’re not buying it

Selling used PC games through the blockchain? We’re not buying it

Enlarge / A foolproof plan!Aurich / Getty Companies in industries ranging from iced tea to image processing to fast-casual dining are ...
Blockchain could help small studios compete in multiplayer game development

Blockchain could help small studios compete in multiplayer game development

How Blockchain is Driving Multiplayer Madness in Videogames Multiplayer video games have enjoyed increased popularity ever since two people coul ...
NASA-Funded Research Will Let Unmanned Spacecraft “Think” Using AI and Blockchain

NASA-Funded Research Will Let Unmanned Spacecraft “Think” Using AI and Blockchain

In Brief Researchers will put artificial intelligence to work on a blockchain system in order to help u ...
Telegram to raise a total of $1.2 billion in a monster ICO, report claims

Telegram to raise a total of $1.2 billion in a monster ICO, report claims

Messaging app Telegram is joining the cryptocurrency craze in a big way.  Although nothing has been officially announced, a 23-page document obtained ...
Accenture predicts the top tech stories of CES 2018

Accenture predicts the top tech stories of CES 2018

Each year, tech consulting giant Accenture makes predictions about the kind of technology we’ll see at the annual Consumer Electronics Show. I i ...
CryptoKitties lets you buy, sell, and breed virtual cats — all for real digital currency

CryptoKitties lets you buy, sell, and breed virtual cats — all for real digital currency

What would happen if you crossed Pokémon with Bitcoin? You’d probably end up with something like CryptoKitties, a new “game” on the Ethereum blockchai ...
The World’s First Robot Citizen Needs Your Help to Become Smarter

The World’s First Robot Citizen Needs Your Help to Become Smarter

A Stake in the Future Hanson Robotics’ humanoid robot Sophia wants you to help her become smarter. The busy bot was just ...
Cryptocurrency “Farming” Could Make Blockchain More Eco-Friendly

Cryptocurrency “Farming” Could Make Blockchain More Eco-Friendly

In Brief BitTorrent inventor Bram Cohen wants to make a cryptocurrency that's more eco-friendly. Instea ...
You Can Help Make the World’s Very First Tokenized Song

You Can Help Make the World’s Very First Tokenized Song

A Tokenized Song Songwriter and digital storyteller Taryn Southern is comfortable at the intersection of music and techn ...
After Brief Dip Below $7,000, Bitcoin Prices Are Climbing Again

After Brief Dip Below $7,000, Bitcoin Prices Are Climbing Again

In Brief Bitcoin prices briefly dropped yesterday below the $7,000 mark, yet have again rallied closer ...
Security flaw freezes more than $150 million worth of Ethereum

Security flaw freezes more than $150 million worth of Ethereum

Image: Wit Olszewski/ShutterstockBy Stan Schroeder2017-11-08 11:40:33 UTC A bug in Parity, a popular wallet for the cryptocurrency and decentrali ...
The esports memorabilia scene is big — and blockchain may make it huge

The esports memorabilia scene is big — and blockchain may make it huge

They line the rails along the exits at sporting events – eager fans and autograph collectors, straining to nab that sweaty wristband or scrawled ...
A New Blockchain Token Is Ready to Lead Us Into the Fossil Fuel-Free Future

A New Blockchain Token Is Ready to Lead Us Into the Fossil Fuel-Free Future

A Destructive Path Climate change is arguably the greatest challenge facing the modern world. It’s wreaking havoc on our ...
Blockchain will transform the business of gaming

Blockchain will transform the business of gaming

The gaming industry has been experiencing major shifts for a decade now. First came broadband internet, then the rise of Steam. Before long, the ...
Apple’s Co-Founder Says Bitcoin Is Better Than Gold

Apple’s Co-Founder Says Bitcoin Is Better Than Gold

In Brief Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is betting on Bitcoin, saying that the cryptocurrency could become a better standard of ...
MIT Has Started Issuing Diplomas Using Blockchain Technology

MIT Has Started Issuing Diplomas Using Blockchain Technology

In Brief Blockchain technology is proving to offer major advantages beyond its well-known applications in the sphere of cryptoc ...
The next revolution will be reclaiming your digital identity

The next revolution will be reclaiming your digital identity

When I refer to digitization, what I mean is that our rites live on in data long after they are performed: commutes are captured by a smartphone’s GP ...
Polkadot passes the $140M mark for its fund-raise to link private and public blockchains

Polkadot passes the $140M mark for its fund-raise to link private and public blockchains

Polkadot is a project which has emerged from the Blockchain world, and was designed to do something increasingly important. In effect, Polkadot is ...
Bitcoin Price Goes Over $5,800, Setting a New All-Time High Record in Less Than 24 Hours

Bitcoin Price Goes Over $5,800, Setting a New All-Time High Record in Less Than 24 Hours

In Brief After reaching a record high $5,300 price at the end of Thursday, Bitcoin surged even higher e ...
After Falling in September, Bitcoin Breaks Previous Records

After Falling in September, Bitcoin Breaks Previous Records

In Brief After a few weeks of tumult, Bitcoin is back to breaking records it set in September. Experts ...
A New Company Allows You to Monetize Your Genetic Data

A New Company Allows You to Monetize Your Genetic Data

In Brief Zenome is a blockchain platform that gives individuals the ability to sell access to their gen ...
Schools Are Officially Accepting Bitcoin for Tuition

Schools Are Officially Accepting Bitcoin for Tuition

In Brief Universities are embracing accepting bitcoin for tuition, with Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Swit ...
One of the World’s Largest Airlines Is Looking Into Blockchain Technology

One of the World’s Largest Airlines Is Looking Into Blockchain Technology

In Brief Blockchain is taking flight. Airline companies are beginning to see the value of this revolutionary digital ledger, an ...
This AI Blockchain Could Be The Most Disruptive Tech of the Year

This AI Blockchain Could Be The Most Disruptive Tech of the Year

In Brief Blockchain technology is being used to distribute the financial market, rather than keep it in ...
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