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ChainPoint’18 International Blockchain Conference • November 14-15, 2018

ChainPoint’18 will take place on November 14-15, 2018 in Yerevan, Armenia. The organizer –“Nooor” Armenian Blockchain Association. ChainPoint’18 will be the largest…

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Tag: IoT

Blockchain and IoT Technology are Catalysts of Semiconductor Growth

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Ethereum, Mining, News, Platform, Tech

Blockchain and IoT Technology are Catalysts of Semiconductor Growth

A press release published October 11, 2018, shows that sales of semiconductors and other crucial circuitry needed for all electronics continues to increase after demand from the IoT and blockchain technology sectors.  The release states that sales reached $40.16 billion in August 2018, a 15 percent increase from 2017. Sales also reported growing 1.7 percent since July 2018, showing steady…

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Indian Government Websites Keep Getting Hacked to Mine Cryptocurrencies

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, News, Platform, Tech

Indian Government Websites Keep Getting Hacked to Mine Cryptocurrencies

With more than 100 government websites hacked in September alone, security experts in India are in a race against time to identify more websites hosting malware that allows the unauthorized mining of cryptocurrencies, India Today reported on October 1, 2018.  Government Websites Fall Victim to Cryptojacking Despite the country’s reservations about cryptocurrencies, Indian government websites are becoming the most popular…

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Alibaba Combines Blockchain with Cloud Computing

Category: News

Alibaba Combines Blockchain with Cloud Computing

On August 27, 2018, e-commerce giant Alibaba announced that it would push its incorporation of open ledger technology further by launching a blockchain service through its cloud computing arm, Alibaba Cloud. Alibaba’s Blockchain Push According to a report by The Asia Times, Yi Li senior software engineer stated that the company now understands the value of blockchain in providing “the…

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Hackers Are Still Cryptojacking Smartphones to Mine For Cryptocurrencies

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Crime, Mining, News

Hackers Are Still Cryptojacking Smartphones to Mine For Cryptocurrencies

Security experts recently discovered that hackers are now mining for cryptocurrencies using smartphones. On August 22, 2018, The Daily Mail reported the growing problem and highlighted the need to protect users’ smartphones. Security researchers from the IT firm ESET noted that these hackers exploit the processors in smartphones by embedding a malicious cryptocurrency mining program inside a gaming app. Cryptojacking…

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The Advantages of Being a Blockchain Solution within a Blockchain Ecosystem

Category: Press Releases

The Advantages of Being a Blockchain Solution within a Blockchain Ecosystem

2018 has been a defining year for blockchain, with many new projects releasing their applications, and many more releasing their first prototypes to the public. With each day that passes, we’re continuing to see an increase in the number of blockchain-focused solutions available. However, interestingly, not all of these blockchain solutions are actually built on the blockchain. In fact, some…

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Bitmain Goes After Canaan With Crypto Mining Wifi Routers

Category: Mining, Tech

Bitmain Goes After Canaan With Crypto Mining Wifi Routers

Bitmain Technologies, the world’s largest manufacturer of bitcoin mining rigs has launched a new range of dual function crypto mining equipment for dashcoin and siacoin as it seeks to retain the initiative in an ongoing battle for market share with other makers. The company announced the R3-DASH and R3-SIA as the latest additions to its flagship Antminer range through Antimer’s…

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Like Oil and Water: Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain

Category: Blockchain, Commentary, Cryptocyclopedia, News, Tech

Like Oil and Water: Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain

Is there any truth to organizations combining AI and Blockchain or is it still a wild pipedream? With both technologies luring investors with promises of billions in annual revenues, the subject merits some research. Artificial Intelligence has a long history of being “just ten years out.” Many companies have been exploring and implementing AI technologies, but it seems that the…

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Oracles, Smart Contracts, and the Crypto Space

Category: Blockchain, Cryptocyclopedia, Finance

Oracles, Smart Contracts, and the Crypto Space

The term “oracle,” which comes from a Latin verb orare, was used in ancient times to refer to a person or group that connected the gods to the people. The oracle then relayed the heavenly messages to the general public who could not access the spiritual world. Being an agency of communication, they acted in different ways inspired by different…

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Hedera Hashgraph Raises $100 Million; Seeking Another $20 Million via Crowdsale

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, ICO News, News, Regulation

Hedera Hashgraph Raises $100 Million; Seeking Another $20 Million via Crowdsale

The Hedera Hashgraph alternative blockchain platform has successfully raised $100 million through a future token sale targeted at institutional investors. As first reported by VentureBeat on August 1, 2018, the Hedera Hashgraph team is primed to use the funds to develop a new distributed public ledger that would be faster, more secure, and more efficient, than current blockchain systems. The Hashgraph…

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Major Chinese Telecom Companies to Launch a Collective Blockchain Research Group

Category: Blockchain, Business, News

Major Chinese Telecom Companies to Launch a Collective Blockchain Research Group

Chinese telecom trio, China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom have joined forces to propel the development of blockchain applications in the Chinese telecommunications industry, which will help in razing operating costs and provide unparalleled network security to all their customers. As per the report on South China Morning Post on July 25, 2018, the technology behind most cryptocurrencies, is…

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