The US Patent and Trademark Office recently granted the financial software company a patent to create a bitcoin payment processing system. On Tuesday, the US Patent and Trademark Office published a patent submitted by Intuit Inc. that enables the company to develop a novel procedure for processing bitcoin transactions. The...
After conducting a pilot for a blockchain voting platform during West Virginia’s primary election, Secretary of State Mac Warner wants to further test the technology through a second trial during the state’s general election this November. Facilitating the voting process via blockchain technology is a well-known use case. The Swiss...
The intergalactic survival game has a new bitcoin Easter egg. The crypto and gaming communities overlap – there is no doubt about that. With numerous video games hitting the Ethereum blockchain, people are clearly interested in using the technology to develop novel gaming experiences for diehard players and casual blockchain...
A recent report from the US nonprofit think tank details blockchain technology’s potential role in electric power systems. Researchers David Livingston, Varun Sivaram, Madison Freeman, and Maximilian Fiege from the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), an independent, nonpartisan US think tank focused on foreign policy, published a July discussion paper...
Blockchain and poetry may complement one another. The Blockchain Poetry Auction was created yesterdayAt the Hong Kong NIFTY conference and hackathon.The collaborators hope their platform will be a poetry mainstay. CoinFund and Uniqx are making literary headway.Co-founder Aleksandr Bulkin sees the poetry market's new dawn.The Blockchain Poetry Auction was created yesterday. Bulkin's...
Singapore Airlines has announced the launch of a blockchain-based digital wallet for its loyalty program, KrisFlyer. More moves may be coming as part of its quest to become the "world's leading digital airline." The most common use cases for blockchain technology to date are in finance, supply chains, and decentralized...
Boeing and SparkCognition want to bring air travel and package delivery into the future. Aviation giant Boeing announced a partnership with artificial intelligence (AI) company SparkCognition on July 17 to develop solutions for tracking unmanned aircraft. According to the release, the two entities will utilize AI and blockchain technology to track...
The US government will award a grant to a Colorado blockchain startup, Grid7 LLC. On Monday, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced that Grid7 LLC, a blockchain company based in Boulder, Colorado, will receive a nearly $1 million grant to further develop an energy project titled "E-Blockchain: A Scalable...
Australian company Fuel Games adds its hand to the blockchain gaming pot. ETHNews spoke with chief operating officer and co-founder Robbie Ferguson to learn more about the studio’s new game, Gods Unchained. Blockchain-based games can be fun, but they often come with a price tag. Want to adopt an adorable...
The New FrenchDreamTowers, if successful, will bring the best of culture, technology, and nature together under one roof. Last month, French architecture firm XTU Architects partnered with Systematic, a French business consortium, and an undisclosed Chinese developer to construct an eco-friendly, blockchain-monitored skyscraper, according to an article in Forbes published...