The mobile Dapp browsing provider is teaming up with the crew behind the programming language Nim. According to information shared with ETHNews, the team behind Status, a mobile Dapp browser on the Ethereum blockchain, has partnered with the developers of Nim, a "statically typed and compiled" programming language that can...
The multinational retail corporation’s newly-published patent application describes a blockchain-based management system for smart appliances. On Thursday, the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published a patent application that was filed in January by Walmart Inc. It describes the validation, through blockchain technology, of transactions involving smart appliances, such as...
Yet another firm from traditional markets has stepped into the cryptocurrency boxing ring, with Northern Trust recently diving down the metaphorical rabbit hole that is blockchain.Legacy Markets Firm to Make a Foray into Blockchain and CryptoAs per an exclusive Forbes article, Pete Chercewich, the President of Northern Trust’s corporate...
A new blockchain-driven company has bold plans to establish a global network of health centers designed to help people lead active and longer lives. Although life expectancies around the world are soaring, BitVit argues that many of these extra years are dominated by sickness for too many years. Research cited...
It's estimated that hundreds of thousands of malicious programs are created every day. Kaspersky Lab has identified yet another serious cryptojacking threat, this time affecting business systems. In research published July 26, 2018, Kaspersky Lab identified a new type of cryptojacker, which it dubbed PowerGhost for the malware's ability to...
Google has prohibited applications that mine cryptocurrencies on devices. Cryptocurrency mining requires overwhelming electricity consumption, which has led to environmental concerns and worries about the stress endured by overclocked hardware. Technology giants are aware of these issues and now some, like Apple and Google, are taking preventative actions (likely to...
Waves’ exit from beta was marred by a security breach and one-sided Twitter fight with MyCrypto. Waves, an all-encompassing blockchain suite designed to promote mass adoption, probably wanted to spend yesterday talking about the release of its official wallet software, the Waves client. According to an announcement, after a series...
Michael Novogratz recently stated EOS can process 5,000 transactions per second and will soon handle far more. But it’s hard to find data to support the claim. Michael Novogratz recently made headlines with a bold assertion during an interview with TheStreet that the EOS blockchain is, "already doing 5,000 transactions...
China’s relentless march towards blockchain development is continuing, with reports indicating that a Chinese city will be supplying capital for a $1.5 billion blockchain fund.China’s Admiration for Blockchain Technologies Continues with the Nanjing FundNanjing, the capital of the Jiangsu province in Eastern China, has just launched a blockchain-centric fund...
A recent report from Canada’s central bank discusses “cheating” on a blockchain through double spending and likens the potential issue to classic incentive compatibility constraints within game theory. Researchers Jonathan Chiu and Thorsten V. Koeppl from the Bank of Canada, the country's central bank, published a working paper detailing their...