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EPEX European Power Exchange Partners With Blockchain Startup – Latest News | Ethereum

LO3 which is a blockchain startup recently announced a partnership with European Power Exchange (EPEX). EPEX is in the business of linking the different microgrids in order to enable the wholesale exchange of power. Both the companies recently signed a memorandum of understanding which would enable them to create a blockchain-based platform in order to […]

Ethereum Based Solar Energy Platform to Power Damaged Puerto Rico

Since the catastrophic events of hurricane Maria in September 2017, many in Puerto Rico have been working desperately to return to some sense of normalcy. It’s not easy — while food and water options are slowly becoming more available, over fifty percent of the population still lacks access to electricity. Despite the vast damage to […]

Quebec Attracts Cryptocurrency Miners With Inexpensive Power

Mining Quebec is increasingly becoming a location of interest for bitcoin miners. The Canadian province offering inexpensive electricity and cold winters providing inexpensive cooling. Also Read: Chinese Bitcoin Miners Explore Relocating Abroad Amid Fears of Crackdown A Young Canadian Entrepreneur Told Local Media That Quebec Is Becoming a Hotspot for Mining Mr. Bertrand […]

Use your computer’s extra power to mine cryptocurrency—and help low-income people pay bail

Appolition and Bail Bloc both let you support low-income people who can’t pay bail.Image: Shutterstock / Dan Henson By Emma Hinchliffe2017-11-16 18:47:11 UTC People are used to rounding up their spare change or running lots of apps in the background of their computer. Two new programs are taking those well-known strategies and using them to […]

This Cryptocurrency Miner Says It Solved Bitcoin’s Power Problem

By November 16, 2017, 9:48 AM EST A green-energy startup says it can solve bitcoin’s surging electricity consumption without boosting pollution, an issue threatening to halt the meteoric rise of the virtual currency. Austria’s HydroMiner GmbH raised $2.8 million after closing its first initial coin offering on Wednesday, according to its website. The cash will […]

Bitcoin Surges in Zimbabwe After Military Moves to Seize Power

By November 15, 2017, 4:05 AM EST Bitcoin climbed as much as 10 percent on Zimbabwe’s Golix exchange on Wednesday after the country’s armed forces seized power. The price of the cryptocurrency in the Southern African nation jumped as high as $13,499, almost double the rate at which it trades in international markets, according to […]

State-Owned Power Provider Denies Chinese Bitcoin Mining Ban Rumors

A state-owned electric utility in China is rebuffing rumors that bitcoin mining has been deemed illegal by the government. Rumors spread in the past day – based on a circulated document – indicating that the country’s State Grid was moving to ban bitcoin mining at a county level in Sichuan province, an ostensibly notable development […]

Monaco Selects Gemalto’s Innovative Metal Card to Bring Power of Cryptocurrency to Every Wallet

HONG KONG, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Monaco, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, announced today that it has selected Gemalto to supply innovative card bodies, among which are high-end metal cards for Monaco’s range of Visa Platinum cards. Such cards, coupled with the Monaco app, deliver perfect interbank exchange rates and up to 2% cryptocurrency […]

DApps to Offer Power of Apps But Fight Centralization

The history of apps is a long one. Back in 1983, Steve Jobs talked about what is now known as the app store. At the time, users were required to buy applications before actually trying them out. In this sense, Steve Jobs explained how an app store would disrupt the current norm using a record […]

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