Mike Tyson’s Blockchain Startup Vows to Create a Brighter Future for Boxing Athletes

Mike Tyson’s Blockchain Startup Vows to Create a Brighter Future for Boxing Athletes

The previous heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, in his usual character, has decided to give back to the boxing community by empowering young fighters via blockchain technology. To create a brighter future for boxing fighters, one where they get to earn more, save more and enjoy a wider global recognition, Tyson joined hands with a blockchain-based entertainment platform, Fight to Fame, which is poised to do just that – help fighters fight their way to…

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Walmart Submits Blockchain-Powered Patent for Drone Coordination and Communication

Walmart Submits Blockchain-Powered Patent for Drone Coordination and Communication

U.S. tech giants and retailers have been filing a patent after patent, developing the new future use cases of blockchain technology. Walmart, the largest retailer in the United States, is also leaving no stone unturned. Walmart has recently filed another patent that shows the company’s interest in blockchain-powered drones. Blockchain and crypto patents are no strangers to Walmart. Previously, Walmart has filed a blockchain-based patent for autonomous robot delivery. Moreover, the largest retailer in the…

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US Department of Energy Commits $1.05M to Blockchain-Powered Energy Management

US Department of Energy Commits $1.05M to Blockchain-Powered Energy Management

The latest industry to get a blockchain boost is energy as the US Department of Energy (DOE) just awarded a grant of $1.05 million to organizations working to commercialize a blockchain-based energy transaction platform. Energy company ComEd announced the news in a press release put out on August 9th. ComEd is one of the four rumored recipients of the grant by the DOE. The others are the University of Denver, Virginia Tech and BEM Controls,…

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New Blockchain Patent Shows IBM Wants to Enter the Web Browsing Arena

New Blockchain Patent Shows IBM Wants to Enter the Web Browsing Arena

Recently, IBM filed another patent that details a blockchain-powered web browser interface. On August 6, 2019, IBM’s patent for an interface of a web browser powered by distributed ledger technology was filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. According to patent, the newly developed blockchain-backed browser will gather some pre-decided information from the users’ browsing session. The user-agreed information – which will be collected in order to give a better browsing experience –…

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New Jersey Bill Commissions Blockchain Task Force to Study the Technology

New Jersey Bill Commissions Blockchain Task Force to Study the Technology

Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey has signed bill S2297, the Blockchain Initiative Task Force, into law this Friday. This new legislation puts New Jersey on the clear path to more blockchain adoption and innovation. The bill commissions the Blockchain Initiative Task Force to study the potential use-cases of the technology on local and state level. The bill specifically points out medical records, land records, banking, and property auctions as potential applications. Furthermore, the Task…

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IDC Report: Blockchain Solutions to Become $16 Billion Industry by 2023

IDC Report: Blockchain Solutions to Become $16 Billion Industry by 2023

A new report published on Aug. 8 by United States-based market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) claims that based on its research, spending on blockchain solutions will increase to $15.9 billion by 2023. This projection puts blockchain’s five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) at 60.2% between 2018-2023. IDC Worldwide Blockchain Strategies Research Director James Wester has said that even though there’s still a lot of uncertainty regarding blockchain regulation, the enterprise adoption of blockchain…

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IBM Introduces New Blockchain Initiative to Make Supply Chain Management More Efficient

IBM Introduces New Blockchain Initiative to Make Supply Chain Management More Efficient

IBM, one of the largest computer companies in the world, has announced its plan to launch a new blockchain project called Trust Your Supplier (TYS), in association with a blockchain specialist firm Chainyard. The other founding members of this project include brewing company Anheuser-Busch InBev, pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline, Telecommunications Company Vodafone, and tech companies such as Cisco, Lenovo, Nokia, and Schneider Electric. Supply chain management includes managing and keeping track of production, storage and mobility…

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South Korea’s Government Assigns Busan as Blockchain Regulation-Free Zone

South Korea’s Government Assigns Busan as Blockchain Regulation-Free Zone

The South Korean government has recently designated the second-largest city by population in the country, Busan, as a “regulation-free zone” for crypto and blockchain firms, in which they will be able to pursue their developments without worrying about regulations. The government of South Korea is planning to test Busan for “token economy,” where users will be rewarded with digital tokens for their contribution in project developments. It is important to note that cryptocurrency-related businesses will…

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Dapper Labs Partners with the NBA to Launch a Blockchain-Powered Basketball Game

Dapper Labs Partners with the NBA to Launch a Blockchain-Powered Basketball Game

Dapper Labs, a blockchain-focused company behind the world’s most successful and popular blockchain application CryptoKitties, is about to introduce first of its kind and top of the line game to basketball fans around the world. NBA Top Shot, a new digital platform and game from Dapper labs, will allow basketball fans to trade and own exclusive digital NBA tokens or collectibles on blockchain. Dapper Labs in association with National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Basketball…

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Ripple Broadens Blockchain Research to Kyoto University and the University of Tokyo

Ripple Broadens Blockchain Research to Kyoto University and the University of Tokyo

Ripple aims to further academic research in blockchain technology by partnering with Tokyo and Kyoto Universities. The crypto education program is now collaborating 33 institutes worldwide to develop the increasingly popular blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies and decentralized digital transactions. The University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) has already established over 30 university collaborations initiating in 2018, including Princeton University, Carnegie Mellon, Pennsylvania University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Singapore National University. Ripple, the crypto firm behind the…

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