Tag Archives: Blockchain

Barclays, UBS, Credit Suisse Seek Ethereum Blockchain Solution For MiFID II Regulations

December 11, 2017 10:41 PM Azure will be the means of data verification between several industry players. On December 11, 2017, it was reported that Barclays, Credit Suisse, KBC, SIX, Thomson Reuters, and UBS will seek to automate Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II requirements with a little help from EDCCs on the Ethereum […]

ZoomAway Travel Inc skyrockets as it picks Ethereum for its blockchain tech journey

(), the hospitality focused tech group, told investors it will use the Ethereum software platform to integrate blockchain into its operations. Ethereum’s virtual machine and open-source developer tools will allow the company to “fully integrate the advantages” of blockchain to its current systems, it said. These tools, notably the smart contract one […]

Sci-Fi Movies to be Distributed via Ethereum’s Blockchain in 2018

New Frontiers is a five-part anthology of sci-fi films funded by cryptocurrency and produced and shared via blockchain technology, which begins production in 2018. To carry out this creative endeavor, SingularDTV teamed up with XYZ Films, Ground Control Entertainment, Producer Kyle Franke, and Directors Tyson Johnston, Ruairi Robinson, Stephan Zlotescu, and Zac&Mac. SingularDTV is a blockchain-based entertainment studio […]

The Morning Download: Ethereum Blockchain Faces Test as CryptoKitties Go Viral – CIO Journal.

Sign up here for The Morning Download, and get the most important news in business technology emailed to you each weekday morning. Good morning. The rise of cryptocurrencies was tested Thursday as the blockchain-based Ethereum network continued to be overrun by a surge in the trading of virtual kittens. The network experienced a slowdown in […]

How CryptoKitties is shaking up the Ethereum blockchain

What happens when you mix blockchain, one of the most disruptive technologies of the modern world, with the internet’s love for cute cats? Welcome to the incredible world of CryptoKitties. An online game by Vancouver-based Axiom Zen that allows users to purchase, trade, and breed digital kittens, CryptoKitties has taken the cryptocurrency world by storm […]

Can Ethereum’s Blockchain Help Aruba Reclaim Its Travel Industry?

Aruba is a 19-mile-long island in the Caribbean Sea that relies almost entirely on tourism. The travel industry constitutes about 88 percent of its gross domestic product and 90 percent of its total employment. But the Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA) loses potential tourism profits to dominating off-island companies like Priceline, Expedia, and Travelocity. The country is […]

The Next CryptoKitties? The Blockchain Might Not Be Ready

If CryptoKitties didn’t come up in every single session at Token Summit II, it came close enough. But the insanely viral trading game was most often cited, not as a success, but as an example of industry challenges. As put forward by developers and entrepreneurs, the world’s second-largest blockchain, just isn’t ready to handle the buying, trading […]

Parity Hack And Impact On Ethereum Blockchain

In November 7, a vulnerability in the Parity wallet contract was found. Parity wallets that were created after July 29 were frozen and hence inaccessible. According to Parity Technologies, a total of 573 wallets have been affected and the total balance is still unknown. This attack on Parity took place 5 months after another similar […]

Loveable Digital Kittens Are Clogging Ethereum’s Blockchain

Can a crypto app be too easy and fun? That might be the case on ethereum, where one project is proving so popular it’s putting pressure on the network’s technology. Best thought of as a decentralized Tamagotchi, CryptoKitties appears to be striking a nerve with new users, making ethereum fun and accessible to those who aren’t in […]

The Ethereum Blockchain is Congested by Cats

Altcoins Even though Bitcoin is much larger than Ethereum it isn’t the only blockchain to suffer scaling issues: the ethereum network is presently experiencing a transaction backlog. The cause of the commotion? Cats. While the runaway success of Crypto Kitties has prompted widespread amusement, it highlights the vulnerabilities built into ethereum smart […]

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