Sunday, August 25, 2019

Builders of “Web-Scale Blockchain” Solana Raise $20 Million in Series A

Blockchain startup Solana has big plans for a new first-of-its-kind blockchain, and now the team has a small war chest to fund those ambitious plans…

Oracle Partnering with Chainlink (LINK) to Help Startups Sell Their Data

Decentralized oracle network Chainlink continues to rack up high-profile mainstream embraces, with the latest oncomers being the startup arm of American computer tech powerhouse Oracle…

Enterprise News: Microsoft Joins Hyperledger & IBM Reveals Next-Gen Blockchain

Beyond Facebook formally unveiling the Libra cryptocurrency, Tuesday also saw major enterprises like Microsoft and IBM make their own high-profile blockchain moves. To start, the…

Money Transfer Giant Moneygram Joins Hands With Ripple in $50 Million Deal

In a move that validated XRP bulls across the crypto community, Ripple announced Monday that it would be making one of its most notable partnerships…

Canadian University Offers Graduate Training in Blockchain Tech

The University of British Columbia offers a so-called training path in blockchain and DLT tech, focusing on public benefit blockchain solutions. Canadian-based University of British…

Chinese City Offers Rent Subsidies, Cash Rewards to Blockchain Businesses

Blockchain businesses will be able to receive up to $86,800 in relief on rent bills under new measures brought in by Fuzhou, China. Fuzhou, China…

Gartner: Blockchain Tech Used by Enterprises at Risk of Becoming Obsolete Within 18 Months

Many enterprises have unrealistic expectations when looking to implement blockchain, the research firm Gartner has warned. Research firm Gartner has warned that 90% of the blockchain technology…

Shakeup: Coinbase COO Asiff Hirji Leaving the Cryptocurrency Exchange

The 2019 leadership shakeup at U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has just seen its next bit of turnover. On May 31st, the company confirmed its president…

Big Four Firm KPMG Identifies Top Four Skills Required for Blockchain Career

Big Four auditing firm KPMG has identified the top four skills needed for a blockchain-related career. Big Four auditing firm KPMG has identified the top…

Facebook’s Latest Hiring Spree Stirs More Speculation About its Cryptocurrency

Facebook’s hiring spree continues as speculation about its digital currency continue to rise. The social media giant has reportedly tapped two former members of the…
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