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Gaming Giant Ubisoft is Exploring Blockchain Technology

The post Gaming Giant Ubisoft is Exploring Blockchain Technology appeared first on CCN Ubisoft, a gaming manufacturer, is exploring blockchain technology as it looks beyond gaming for future possibilities, Lidwine Sauer, director of insights and trends for the lab, told IGN ahead of her DICE 2018 speech to explain the company’s strategic innovation lab’s focuses… Read More »

Public Blockchain On-Chain Scaling ‘Degrades Decentralization’: Microsoft Researcher

The post Public Blockchain On-Chain Scaling ‘Degrades Decentralization’: Microsoft Researcher appeared first on CCN A team of Microsoft blockchain researchers has concluded that on-chain scaling — a method employed by Bitcoin Cash and other cryptocurrencies — is antithetical to decentralization and will not provide a network with the ability to operate at “world-scale.” On-Chain Scaling… Read More »

Harvard Geneticist Launches DNA-Fueled Blockchain Startup

The post Harvard Geneticist Launches DNA-Fueled Blockchain Startup appeared first on CCN Nebula Genomics will have its own coin and go head to head with Ancestry.com and Google-backed 23andMe. George Church, a professor at Harvard and MIT, is taking a different tack than his genetics testing rivals. He’s developed a token-fueled system on the blockchain… Read More »

‘Zap’: Developers Release Lightning Network Beta Wallet

The post ‘Zap’: Developers Release Lightning Network Beta Wallet appeared first on CCN Developer Jack Mallers has announced that Lightning Network wallet Zap is ready for testnet use with its Beta release on Monday. The project has been open-source since its inception, but the release of Zap aims to make transacting on the Lightning Network… Read More »

Warren Buffett-Owned Railroad Joins Blockchain Transport Consortium

The post Warren Buffett-Owned Railroad Joins Blockchain Transport Consortium appeared first on CCN It may be the closest the billionaire investor ever gets to bitcoin. Berkshire Hathaway-owned BNSF, a US and Canadian railway based in Ft. Worth, Texas, is the newest member of the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), which is comprised of 200-plus freight… Read More »

Blockchain-Friendly Arizona Moves to Allow Bitcoin Tax Payments

The post Blockchain-Friendly Arizona Moves to Allow Bitcoin Tax Payments appeared first on CCN Lawmakers in Arizona, a blockchain friendly state, have proposed allowing residents to pay their taxes in bitcoin. State Rep. Jeff Weninger, a co-sponsor for the bill, which the senate finance committee has already passed, said the measure will send a signal to… Read More »

Berkeley ICO: Can A City Solve Housing Shortages and Avoid Trump Through the Blockchain?

The post Berkeley ICO: Can A City Solve Housing Shortages and Avoid Trump Through the Blockchain? appeared first on CCN As financial woes trouble one of America’s pioneering Liberal cities, could blockchain provide an alternative cryptocurrency that could help improve the cities funding of key resources – most notably housing and key services? Berkley’s local… Read More »

Blockchain Exchange Datawallet Raises $40 Million In Token Sale

The post Blockchain Exchange Datawallet Raises $40 Million In Token Sale appeared first on CCN Datawallet’s DXT token sale sold out today after reaching its $40 million goal. The pre-sale on Jan. 22, 2018 sold out in 55 seconds, raising $8 million. The C2B data exchange allows for the transparent exchange of data between consenting… Read More »

Chinese Internet Giant Baidu Releases CryptoKitties-Style Game ‘Leci Gou’

The post Chinese Internet Giant Baidu Releases CryptoKitties-Style Game ‘Leci Gou’ appeared first on CCN Search engine giant Baidu has launched a CryptoKitties-style blockchain application in a bid to challenge the popular — and lucrative — game for supremacy in the Chinese market. Baidu Releases CryptoKitties-Style Game ‘Leci Gou’ The app, called “Leci Gou,” features… Read More »