Want that cheat item? It's going to cost you. Gamers are no strangers to scams, malware, and hacks. There are many cases where malicious actors will use people's love of video games to steal personal information and even money from unsuspecting victims. Even the biggest names in video games are...
Air France-KLM is exploring blockchain technology with Winding Tree. On Wednesday, October 3, one of the world's largest airlines, Air France-KLM, announced its partnership with Winding Tree, a "blockchain-powered decentralized travel ecosystem." Through this agreement, the airline aims to provide customers with "more advantageous travel offer," such as a wide...
September 27, 2018 12:08 AM The Dairy Farmers of America is piloting a blockchain solution to increase transparency in its supply chain. The Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) cooperative announced yesterday, September 25, a joint project with food technology and blockchain startup ripe.io to pilot blockchain technology. Ripe.io's goal is to increase...
September 17, 2018 10:58 PM A recent report highlighted the energy inefficiencies in proof-of-work blockchains, but was ultimately quite positive about blockchain technology's potential impact on the environment. A new study by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for the World Economic Forum was released at the Global Climate Action Summit held in San Francisco...
Blockchain’s potential in the video game industry is clear, but there are some issues that must be addressed to move development forward. With the hype around projects like Gods Unchained, 0xUniverse, Etheremon, and the ever-relevant CryptoKitties, gaming has emerged as a use case to follow within the cryptospace. Whether gamers...
September 13, 2018 7:54 PM The new platform is intended to be a place developers can come to build, launch, and maintain their games across multiple blockchain platforms. Beijing-based video game developer Cocos announced today that it raised $40 million in its latest round of funding. According to the announcement, the game...
The new blockchain app is intended to cut down on counterfeit food. Ant Financial, an affiliate of e-commerce giant Alibaba, has announced a partnership with the municipal government of the Chinese city of Wuchang to launch a blockchain-as-a-service application that tracks the production, quality, and shipping of rice, according to...
Siberian Airlines will be getting its fuel from Gazprom Neft. Russia's Siberian Airlines (S7) and state-owned oil company Gazprom Neft want to use blockchain technology to improve the aircraft refueling process and the transparency of payments, according to an August 24 press release by Gazprom Neft. Gazpromneft-Aero is the refueling arm...
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...