Science and technology
HTC teams up with Kyber Network to offer exchange of ERC20 tokens
Electronics firm HTC has announced its blockchain smartphone EXODUS 1 will now allow users to exchange major ERC20 tokens like BAT, KNC, and DAI.
HTC to Launch EXODUS 1s, Smartphone With Full Node Capacity
Electronics company HTC has announced that it is launching a smartphone to bring crypto and blockchain technology to a wider audience in Q3 2019.
Microsoft Word uses AI to improve your writing
Ideas can offer changes to phrasing, not just simple grammar issues.
Expert explained what is going to happen to BTC after quantum computer development
When quantum computer appears, bitcoin might have another hardfork. That’s what Alexey Fedorov, a senior researcher at the Russian Quantum Center, told us in his interview for LetKnow.News.
McDonald's Installs AI-Powered Menus To Predict Orders
McDonald’s is tapping artificial intelligence to customize its outdoor digital menu displays to show food based on weather, time of day, current traffic and trending menu items.
Wien Energie, Austria’s Largest Energy Provider Launches Blockchain Driven Refrigerator
Wien Energie, the largest energy provider in Austria has recently revealed that it has successfully developed a blockchain integrated fridge. The fridge is developed in partnership with Bosch, a renowned manufacturing giant.
MIT, Stanford and Toyota Research Institute Use AI to Accurately Predict the Useful Life of Batteries
Researchers discover how to accurately predict the cycle life of lithium-ion batteries using early cycle data and machine learning.
Blockchain in the World of Sports Technology
In 2018, attendance at Major League Baseball games dropped to its lowest average in 15 years. It saw a decrease of 8.6% from its overall numbers in 2017. This is estimated to have cost the league $355 million on ticket sales alone. This does not take into account the revenue lost in merchandise or food & drinks.
Bill Gates speak at unveiling of new human-centered artificial intelligence institute
Former director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence (AI) Lab Fei-Fei Li and Stanford humanities professor and former Provost John Etchemendy are on a mission to “bring the humanities and social thinking into tech.”
Inside Craig Wright’s blockchain patent ‘empire’
Steven Craig Wright, the man who has, on various occasions, claimed to be Bitcoin’s legendary creator (or creators) Satoshi Nakamoto is trying to build a cryptocurrency and blockchain patent empire.
Blockchain-Tech Expected to be Valued at $20B by 2024
According to a recently launched report by TMR, the global blockchain technology market was noted at $315.9M gained in 2015. The market is expected to rise at an astonishing CAGR of 58.9% during the forecast period that is from 2016 to 2024.Rising at this CAGR, the global blockchain technology market is likely to attain a valuation of US$20 bn by 2024.
Quantum Computing is a Threat to Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Cryptography
Speaking at an interview, IBM executives have highlighted the threat quantum computing pose to cryptocurrencies and blockchain cryptography.
IBM Publishes Patent for Resisting Replay Attacks in Permissioned Blockchains
Multinational computing giant IBM is adding to its arsenal of blockchain patents with an application for improving the security of permissioned blockchain networks. The patent, first filed in October 2016, was published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on March 12.
Hong Kong Blockchain Week Smashes Expectations Despite Crypto Winter
Over 4,000 world leaders in blockchain from over 50 countries converged in Hong Kong from March 4-8, 2019 for the city's first ever official Blockchain Week. The core conferences and exhibition, Block O2O and Hybrid Summit, hosted over 175 speakers and the world's blockchain elite at the Asia World Expo.
E-Governance and Blockchain Developments in China
E-governance is a hot topic all over the world and governments are working hard on how to automate their processes. This is where Blockchain technology can be a great help. It brings the capability of data immutability which for things like e-voting and sensitive data are crucial. However, if the blockchain is public, how can we truly know that the data is in fact immutable? That is a difficult question to answer.
Interview with Prof. Alex Norta: Building Smart Contracts Before it was Cool
Alex Norta is an Associate Professor at TalTech University School of Information Technologies: Department of Software Sciences. He has been in academia for nearly 20 years. Blockchain and smart contracts have been his focus for quite a while now. Alex has worked with some of the biggest blockchain projects in the past few years such as NEO, Qtum, Datawallet, Agrello and many more.
Blockchain in Insurance Market is Expected to Grow up to 70% Year-over-Year for the Next Decade.
Blockchain can make a significant impact on the insurance industry. Claims processing management is an error-prone procedure that requires significant manual data entry and coordination between different parties. This takes time and money. By allowing policy holders and insurers to track and manage physical assets digitally, blockchain technology can codify business rules and automate claims processing.
IBM Announces New Service for Blockchain Security Testing
IBM announced the launch of a new blockchain testing service to help identify weaknesses and strengthen security of a wide range of solutions that incorporate the fast-growing technology. Leveraging the extensive security and developer expertise of X-Force Red (IBM Security's team of offensive security experts) penetration testers, the service will evaluate both the backend processes used to manage blockchain networks as well as the actual ledger environment.
Pundi X’s New Phone Can Switch Between Blockchain and Android
Blockchain device manufacturer startup Pundi X unveiled new specifications for its blockchain phone, which it plans to release to the public later this year.
Microsoft’s new quantum computing lab in Delft opens its doors to a world of possibilities
A new Microsoft laboratory at the Delft University of Technology is the latest step towards making quantum computing a reality.
Institutional Investors Now Make Up 60% of Coinbase Trading
Ethereum-Based Stock Exchange Plans First Company Listing in June
The expert explained how to sabotage the Litecoin halving
Tom Lee: Bitcoin’s Move Back to $8,000 Confirms The End of Crypto Winter
Bahamas Securities Regulator Set Regulations for Token Sales
Ethereum-Based Stock Exchange Plans First Company Listing in June
Dutch bank ABN AMRO ditches its Bitcoin wallet because it’s ‘too risky’
Bitfinex Launches Trading for LEO Token After Raising $1 Billion Privately
Bank of America CIO Says Bitcoin Investments Signal A Looming Recession
Litecoin halving: what will happen to the cryptocurrency exchange rate
With renewed vigour: how miners earn during a bull rally
Top 6 Cryptocurrency Exit Scams