Blockchain Gaming Startup Mythical Games Backed by Major Investors

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Blockchain-powered gaming startup Mythical Games just raised $16 million in Series A funding. The company was founded by veterans of the video game industry, and is now backed by major investors. An impressive team is at the helm of Mythical Games Their CEO is John Linden, former studio head of Activision. Activision has been developing … Continue reading “Blockchain Gaming Startup Mythical Games Backed by Major Investors”

Deloitte Advises Businesses to Adopt Blockchain

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While FinTech companies and blockchain startups race to promote their technologies, there may be a different kind of race going on elsewhere.  Linda Pawczuk, head of Deloitte Consulting’s blockchain division, advises businesses to switch over.  She describes how established companies play a role in connecting the world to the blockchain. Her views, and those of Deloitte, … Continue reading “Deloitte Advises Businesses to Adopt Blockchain”

Global Stock Exchanges Find Interesting Uses for Blockchain

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The aim of developing blockchain technology is clear: to circumvent central authorities and the government. Today, however, the developers have found other applications for this disruptive technology, such as updating back-office processes. And no institution have shown interest in using the applications more than financial exchanges. Basically, stock trades happen in milliseconds with the aid … Continue reading “Global Stock Exchanges Find Interesting Uses for Blockchain”

The Blockchain Startup Paying for Your DNA

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A blockchain startup, Nebula Genomics, is offering to analyze your DNA for free. They’ll record the data on a blockchain and provide you with feedback.  It’s up to you whether or not you’re willing to share your information with researchers.  But if you do, they will reward you. The co-founder of Nebula is George Church, … Continue reading “The Blockchain Startup Paying for Your DNA”

Why the Cryptocurrency Markets have Fallen so Quickly

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After prolonged periods of stability and low volatility, cryptocurrency prices have taken a sharp nose dive with leading digital coin Bitcoin slumping below the $6000 mark. Alarmingly, the drop occurred in less than one hour. Most other cryptocurrencies followed suit, with the majority showing red on crypto-analysis charts. Bitcoin dropped by 15%, Ethereum by 17% and … Continue reading “Why the Cryptocurrency Markets have Fallen so Quickly”

Three Key Ways Blockchain will Transform the Real Estate Industry

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Blockchain technology is a disruptive tool. Indeed, experts believe that it will redefine transactions the same way that the internet has redefined information, sharing and communication. Created a decade ago to support Bitcoin (BTC), the blockchain has grown exponentially. Today, many blockchain experts are employing the evolving technology in areas nobody ever imagined. The Benefits … Continue reading “Three Key Ways Blockchain will Transform the Real Estate Industry”

How Blockchain is Quickly Altering Real Estate

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In the last several years, the blockchain has expanded widely into various industries and sectors. Although a close connection exists between cryptocurrency and the blockchain, major corporations that may not support the former are enthusiastic about the latter. One sector where blockchain is just beginning to thrive is real estate. Investors are always seeking diversity … Continue reading “How Blockchain is Quickly Altering Real Estate”

Bank of America Wins Patent for Private Key Storage

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On Tuesday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded Bank of America its latest patent. It is for the secure, tamper-proof storage of private keys for large enterprises. The major institution has been collecting many such patents in preparation for the growth of cryptocurrency. Bank of America, the second largest bank in the U.S., holds … Continue reading “Bank of America Wins Patent for Private Key Storage”

IDC Says Europe Leads in Blockchain Growth Rate

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In their latest blockchain report, FinTech research group the International Data Corporation (IDC) says Europe is the leader in the growth of this technology. They largely attribute the development to the EU’s interconnected industries.  Additionally, IBM plays a big part in providing the technology behind this development. The report describes “Six Reasons Why Blockchain Will Follow … Continue reading “IDC Says Europe Leads in Blockchain Growth Rate”

Sweetgreen Salad Chain Using Blockchain to Track Food Supply

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Sweetgreen is an American fast-casual restaurant that serves salad. The restaurant has a chain of over 43 outlets. These are located in numerous cities including New York and Boston. In fact, the restaurant continuously attracts lunch time crowds and has the kind of customer loyalty any retailer would be envious of. Perhaps you’re wondering how … Continue reading “Sweetgreen Salad Chain Using Blockchain to Track Food Supply”