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11% of Traffic on the Ethereum Blockchain Is Being Used to Breed Digital Cats

In October, I tried my hand at an early version of CryptoKitties, a game in which players breed digital cats on the Ethereum blockchain by executing smart contracts. At the time, it seemed would be a fun (and short-lived) way to introduce newbies to the way smart contracts work on the Ethereum network. But when […]

transcosmos joins the open-source Blockchain Community, “Enterprise Ethereum Alliance”

transcosmos supports clients’ digital transformation by becoming an early adopter of blockchain technology, on top of taking initiatives for the rapidly growing AI/Machine learning area. TOKYO (PRWEB) December 04, 2017 transcosmos America Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of transcosmos inc. joined the “Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA)”, a community of industry experts which promotes the adoption […]

People have spent over $1M buying virtual cats on the Ethereum blockchain

Launched a few days ago, CryptoKitties is essentially like an digital version of Pokemon cards but based on the Ethereum blockchain. And like most viral sensations that catch on in the tech world, it’s blowing up fast. Built by Vancouver and San Francisco-based design studio AxiomZen, the game is the latest fad in the world of […]

People have spent over $1M buying virtual cats on the Ethereum blockchain

Launched a few days ago, CryptoKitties is essentially like an digital version of Pokemon cards but based on the Ethereum blockchain. And like most viral sensations that catch on in the tech world, it’s blowing up fast. Built by Vancouver and San Francisco-based design studio AxiomZen, the game is the latest fad in the world of […]

Blockchain Beach? Aruba Looks to Ethereum to Sustain Tourism

Aruba is looking to blockchain to take power from travel monopolies and keep tourism revenue on its sandy shores. No small matter for the Caribbean island, Aruba relies heavily on tourism – with a population of a little more than 100,000, it sees 1.2 million visitors every year. But with the travel industry dominated by the likes […]

CryptoKitties is an ethereum game that puts cartoon cats on the blockchain — Quartz

Ethereum touts itself as an unstoppable “world computer” that will upend industries and revolutionize finance. But, for the moment, one of its most popular applications is a game called CryptoKitties that lets players buy, sell, and breed cartoon kittens. CryptoKitties launched on Nov. 28 and has proved so popular that it’s currently responsible for nearly […]

Ethereum dislikes Tangle just as much as IOTA hates blockchain

Back in September, Ethereum core developer Nick Johnson penned an interesting piece to sum up some of the reservations he had for up-and-coming cryptocurrency company IOTA and its blockchain-alternative, Tangle. While he insisted the post was merely intended as a critique addressed at some of the design and architecture flaws he saw in the technology, […]

The first blockchain smartphone will come preloaded with mobile Ethereum client Status

Blockchain technologies aren’t limited to the virtual world. The foundation of decentralized cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum is also being applied to hardware products. Sirin Labs — the company that created the $14,000 Solarin smartphone — earlier this year announced a smartphone named Finney, which it claims is the only smartphone in the world […]

World Computer? New Protocol Could Supercharge Ethereum’s Blockchain

With scaling the center of attention in the public blockchain sector, an older but lesser known attempt to overcome the restrictions inherent in ethereum is getting a refresh. Revealed in an exclusive interview with CoinDesk, a new TrueBit protocol is being released this December, one that removes the ethereum “gas limit,” which today puts an […]

CryptoKitties Game Launches On The Ethereum Blockchain

Matthew Tompkins · November 30, 2017 · 8:00 pm CryptoKitties is an interesting new gaming experiment for desktop computers, allowing users to breed, collect and trade virtual cats on the Ethereum Blockchain.   Cats and the internet would appear to be synonymous, so it comes as no surprise to see cutting edge technology and technologists […]

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