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Monetizing computing resources on the blockchain – TechCrunch

Monetizing computing resources on the blockchain – TechCrunch A while back, a blockchain startup approached me with their pitch, a decentralized social media application in which users can earn money by simply doing what they already do on other platforms, such posting updates, photos and videos. I would have been …

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Hollywood producer plans to incentivise content viewers with tokens – TechCrunch

Hollywood producer plans to incentivise content viewers with tokens – TechCrunch With so much controversy swirling around the advertising-driven business models typified by Facebook and Google, and the increasing rigours of regulations like GDPR, it’s no wonder the Blockchain world is starting to whet its appetite at the prospect of …

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Proxeus wants to be the WordPress of blockchain – TechCrunch

Proxeus wants to be the WordPress of blockchain – TechCrunch Can blockchain technology fix the soul sucking tedium and cost of back-and-forth bureaucracy? The Swiss team behind a blockchain-based platform, called Proxeus, believes it can — and that that will be just the tip of what decentralization brings down the …

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Our event on blockchain will feature the CryptoKitties founder – TechCrunch

Our event on blockchain will feature the CryptoKitties founder – TechCrunch TechCrunch is poised to break through the huge noise surrounding blockchain with a new event. Zug, the Swiss Canton just outside of Zurich, has come to be known as “Crypto Valley” because it’s become a regulatory haven where startups …

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Fantasy sports platforms could have a big future in blockchain – TechCrunch

With the number of fantasy sports players in North America heading past 60m, and the industry said to be worth over $7 billion, fantasy sports games are clearly on the rise. On the web, the two biggest players are FanDuel and DraftKings, which between them control 90% of the market. …

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Bancor takes on Crypto exchanges with wallet that converts across tokens – TechCrunch

With the number for cryptocurrencies passing 1,000, and the craze continuing, things are getting pretty wild out there to say the least. And these cryopto asssets can vary from the tokens issued by some no-name startup all the way up to Ether and the venerable Bitcoin. The trouble is, converting …

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Polish bank begins using a blockchain-based document management system – TechCrunch

A blockchain company called Coinfirm has announced a partnership with PKO BP, a major Polish bank, to provide blockchain-based document verification using a tool called Trudatum. The project is a an actual implementation of one of the primary benefits of blockchain-based tools, namely its ability to permanently and immutably store …

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Ethereum falls after rumors of a powerful mining chip surface – TechCrunch

Rumors of a new ASIC mining rig from Bitmain have driven Ethereum prices well below their one-week high of $585. An ASIC – or Application-specific integrated circuit – in the cryptocurrency world is a chip that designers create for the specific purpose of mining a single currency. Early Bitcoin ASICs, …

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