Former Denver Post reporters and editors plan to launch a new local media outlet in partnership with ConsenSys-backed blockchain startup Civil Media Company, The New York Times reports today, June 17. According to the Times, the group left The Denver Post to create a new local state online newspaper, The...
George Friedman, a respected geopolitical forecaster, believes that blockchain technology will become ‘obsolete’ over time. 
A working group devoted to blockchain on the initiative of institutions, hundreds of volunteers from all over the world, a big and efficient plan for the future – it’s happening in Naples, the capital of the Italian region of Campania in the south of the country. The city, through...
Ethereum (ETH) developers have recently discussed the most significant upcoming updates to the ETH network at Ethereum Core Devs Meeting #40 that took place Friday, June 15. https://twitter.com/ethereum/status/1007622548211884032 The key point of the recent meeting is rescheduling the releases of two main Ethereum chain upgrades such as Casper and sharding. Casper...
Geopolitical analyst George Friedman says that blockchain technology will one day become “obsolete,” CNBC reported June 15. Friedman is a founder of Geopolitical Futures, an online publication dedicated to predicting the future course of international affairs, and author of "The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century." He...
An electric bicycle distributor has come up with a novel way of celebrating their 15th year in business. 50 Cycles have decided to launch an electric bike that actually mines cryptocurrency for its rider.Think Crypto Mining Can’t be Environmentally Friendly? Think Again…The range of bikes will be called Toba....
The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed a cooperation agreement with Dutch blockchain startup CargoLedger to use the technology for cargo tracking, Transport Online reported yesterday, June 14th. As part of its PortXL annual accelerator, the port authority has partnered with CargoLedger to implement a blockchain solution for tracking shiploads....
Hollywood will shoot and release its first movie centered on cryptocurrency this year, industry media report today, June 15. According to the Hollywood Reporter, ‘Crypto’ will focus on laundering of virtual assets and see star roles from the cast of popular US series including Westworld and Mad Men. The lead roles...
The EOS blockchain has now officially been activated, after the 15 percent - or 150 mln - positive vote threshold was hit yesterday, June 14, according to EOS Block Producer voting statistics. As of press time, over 177 mln of all EOS token have been staked, successfully validating the EOSIO...