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Amazon Web Services Releases Blockchain Frameworks For Ethereum And Hyperledger Fabric

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Amazon Web Services Releases Blockchain Frameworks For Ethereum And Hyperledger Fabric
Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform has recently introduced its Blockchain framework for Ethereum (ETH) and Hyperledger Fabric allowing users to build and manage their own Blockchain-powered decentralized applications (DApps), AWS announced in a blog post Thursday, April 19. According to the statement, users will be able to create their own Blockchain applications via the Read More

Local Authorities Approve Lease For Bitmain Subsidiary In Rural Washington

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Local Authorities Approve Lease For Bitmain Subsidiary In Rural Washington
Port of Walla Walla, Washington commissioners have unanimously agreed to embark on a land lease and purchase option for 10 acres to be used for cryptocurrency mining project by Bitmain subsidiary Ant Creek LLC, local news Union Bulletin reports April 13. The decision to award the permit followed an hour and a half of spirited Read More

Lafayette Parish, Louisiana Considers Development Of Municipal Cryptocurrency And ICO

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Lafayette Parish, Louisiana Considers Development Of Municipal Cryptocurrency And ICO
Mayor-President Joel Robideaux of Lafayette parish, Louisiana proposed the parish government to create its own cryptocurrency and consider launching an Initial Coin Offering (ICO), local news The Acadiana Advocate reported April 12. In his annual speech at the Heymann Center, Robideaux presented Lafayette as a technological hub, which could benefit from the development of its Read More

Traditional Markets Start Off Q2 With Record Low, Crypto Markets See Slight Growth

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Traditional Markets Start Off Q2 With Record Low, Crypto Markets See Slight Growth
The end of the first quarter of 2018 saw not only poor performances in the crypto market – which lost around 50 percent of total market cap – but also a poor second quarter start for the traditional markets, with the S&P 500 Index’s slump of 2.2 percent Monday, April 2 marking the lowest April Read More

Cisco Developing Confidential Communications Via Blockchain In Patent Filing

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Cisco Developing Confidential Communications Via Blockchain In Patent Filing
Cisco, a worldwide leader in IT and networking, is developing a method of confidential group communications based on Blockchain technology, according to a patent application released by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) March 29. In the application, the company describes the way Blockchain can ensure more confidential and secure group messaging, file sharing, Read More

Telegram Attracts $850 Mln In Second Round Of ICO

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Telegram Attracts $850 Mln In Second Round Of ICO
Pavel and Nikolai Durov reported that they raised $850 mln in the second round of their initial coin offering (ICO) in a notice signed today with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The ICO sought investment to support the development of the Telegram messenger app and its own Blockchain platform Telegraph Open Network. While the Read More

Ford Proposes New System Of Marshalling Traffic Through Car-To-Car Crypto Communications

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Ford Proposes New System Of Marshalling Traffic Through Car-To-Car Crypto Communications
American car manufacturer Ford has filed a patent for an apparatus for vehicle-to-vehicle communication methods that involves the exchange of crypto tokens to facilitate traffic flow, according to a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patent application published yesterday, March 27. Traffic congestion, according to Ford’s Sept. 16, 2017 patent application, is caused when reduced Read More

President Of The Atlanta Federal Reserve Declares ‘Crypto Is Not Currency’

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on President Of The Atlanta Federal Reserve Declares ‘Crypto Is Not Currency’
President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Raphael Bostic recently took a negative stance toward cryptocurrency investments at the annual meeting of Hope Global Forums, urging the US public to avoid digital currencies, as Bloomberg reported today, March 27. At the meeting considered to be “the largest gathering of leaders in the Read More

New Abstract Painting Series Offers Crypto To Anyone Who Can Solve Its Puzzles

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on New Abstract Painting Series Offers Crypto To Anyone Who Can Solve Its Puzzles
Artist Andy Bauch’s new painting series “New Money,” combines art and crypto by hiding abstract codes in his Lego artwork, the paintings representing the private keys to wallets containing as much as $9000 worth of cryptocurrencies each, Gizmodo reported Friday, March 23. Buying this piece does not mean that you own the private key, as Read More

US Congress Includes Crypto In Its Joint Economic Report For The First Time

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on US Congress Includes Crypto In Its Joint Economic Report For The First Time
For the first time the US Congress has dedicated an entire section to cryptocurrencies and Blockchain technology in its annual Joint Economic Report, published March 13. The 2018 Joint Economic Report contains analysis and recommendations for the coming year and dedicates an entire chapter to providing insight into the impact of cryptocurrencies and Blockchain on Read More