Conglomerates’ Deep Pockets Continue Blockchain Growth in South Korea Despite Crypto Ban

Unlike in other countries where startups are at the heart of blockchain development the South Korean blockchain landscape has “chaebols” large family-owned business conglomerates in Korea at its heart. Just about every month reports and announcements of large South Korean compani

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Blockchains: distributed ledgers but centrally-controlled processes?

All contracts are incomplete. That is humans can’t foresee all possible future outcomes so it’s impossible to identify and specify terms addressing every possible contingency. If there is too much uncertainty otherwise-beneficial trades might not occur. The welfare-enhancing solu

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Tether Stablecoin Now Available on EOS Blockchain

Blockchain tech company Tether has announced that it is partnering with EOS parent company Block.one to release its stablecoin (USDT) on the EOS blockchain (EOSIO) according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 31. According to the announcement Tether developed the

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Facebook to launch Libra Blockchain testnet next week backed by Libra Reserve

Facebook’s much-anticipated cryptocurrency project more than a year in the making will be unveiled early next week. Facebook and the dozens of partners who The Block identified earlier today will introduce the Libra Association based in Geneva which will oversee Libra “a simple g

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Ethereum Price Analysis: Can ETH Hold $250 Amid The Rising Bitcoin?

Ethereum has recently fallen back toward the $250 support level after dropping by 1% over the past 24 hours. The cryptocurrency has now officially seen a stagnant period of trading during the past 30 days as the price has declined by roughly around 3.44%. Regardless of the recent

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CLIC Technology Opporty partner to enable Amazon purchases with Ethereum

Crypto payments firm CLIC Technology is working with blockchain infrastructure provider and B2B platform Opporty on a browser extension allowing Amazon customers to pay for items with the Ether (ETH) token. Powered by Plasma Cash a technology outlined last year by Ethereum founde

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Race to the finish: Students design carbon dioxide-powered cars

SPRINGFIELD Ore. -- Students at Agnes Stewart Middle School raced for a good grade as part of their Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) class. Their carbon dioxide-powered cars went neck and neck to the finish line to see which student had the best creation. The students s

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Tron price soars as Justin Sun claims ‘big win for blockchain community’

The price of Tron (TRX) has skyrocketed after founder Justin Sun teased a big reveal about the cryptocurrency. In a tweet dated 1st June he referred to a project involving Tron and BitTorrent. “I think I will have a 70% chance to win and nail it” he said. I did it! Big win for th

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FanDuel Says Cryptocurrency Co. Stiffed It $100K - Law360

Law360 (June 14 2019 9:21 PM EDT) -- Fantasy sports online platform FanDuel has filed suit in New York state court accusing cryptocurrency provider GameCredits Inc. of failing to pry open its real-life wallet and pay $100000 it owes FanDuel for a promotional campaign centered on

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Lunch leftovers: How “sharing tables” help Syracuse City schools reduce food waste

The Syracuse City School District is not allowed to send leftovers home with students due to state law. But for several years the district has adopted a small-scale but creative scalable approach to minimizing waste: sharing tables. This is how it works: Every student gets a lunc

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NAR’s venture capital arm is now a blockchain investor

The National Association of Realtors is betting on the blockchain. NAR’s venture capital arm Second Century Ventures said it was investing in Propy a San Francisco-based real estate transaction platform startup according to Inman. The announcement is a substantial considering NAR

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Facebook Set to Reveal Own Cryptocurrency in June Report Says

Social media giant Facebook may be about to drop the secrecy surrounding its in-the-works cryptocurrency. According to a report from The Information on Wednesday Facebook is poised to unveil the token – reportedly called GlobalCoin – to the world later in June. GlobalCoin is appa

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Jeremy Allaire: Bitcoin to Surpass $10000 in June Because of Facebook

By CCN Markets: Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire has made a bold prediction. He believes that the price of bitcoin will surpass $10000 by June 21 marking the beginning of what he’s dubbed “crypto summer.” He points to Facebook’s Libra launch as the catalyst for the bullish outlook. His

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Set Up and Update the Ledger Nano S and X Hard Wallet Step by Step

Being Ledger Nano S’s direct successor the Nano X hardware wallet is obviously the superior product at this point. What improvements does it offer over its proven and immensely popular predecessor?• While Nano S only works with a USB cable and a desktop/laptop computer thanks to

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Facebook Set to Reveal Own Cryptocurrency in June Report Says

Social media giant Facebook may be about to drop the secrecy surrounding its in-the-works cryptocurrency. According to a report from The Information on Wednesday Facebook is poised to unveil the token – reportedly called GlobalCoin – to the world later in June. GlobalCoin is appa

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MINING.COM

West Cumbria Mining plans to open the country’s first new deep coal mine next to the site of the former Hag colliery (pictured here) in Whitehaven which closed down three decades ago. (Image courtesy of UK Mining Remains. A new £165 million (about $218 million) coal mine Woodhous

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NEO Releases Detailed Financials Ahead of Cryptocurrency Relaunch

The technology behind the cryptocurrency NEO formerly known as Antshares will be completely reconfigured by this time next year. In April NEO co-founder Erik Zhang announced that an optimized version of the blockchain network will relaunch as NEO 3.0 in 2020. The underlying infra

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Win Apples new iPad mini from ZUGU CASE [Giveaway]

This month we’ve teamed up with ZUGU CASE to give away Apple’s new 2019 iPad mini and celebrate the launch of the ZUGU Muse case for the new device. Get the new Muse Case for iPad mini 4/5 on Amazon now Head below to enter the giveaway… From the maker of Amazon’s highest rated iP

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Internal Power Struggle at MakerDAO: When Coding and Personal Interests Collide

In the crypto industry there are many examples of how a conflict of interest has led to a company split. Perhaps the largest ones are the forks of bitcoin (BTC) bitcoin cash (BCH) and the Ethereum (ETH) network. As a rule the reason lies in disagreements related to the philosophy

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New Tractor Supply store opening in Great Bend

GREAT BEND – Tractor Supply Company will celebrate a grand opening of its new store at at 3709 Eighth Street in Great Bend with a community celebration giveaways and special events. During the main event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday visitors will have the opportunity to meet t

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