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  • Netherlands: Gov’t-Backed Odyssey Hackathon to Explore Use of Blockchain, AI in Energy, Digital Identity and More
    by Diana Ngo on March 23, 2019 at 22:12

    Odyssey, a blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) hackathon formerly known as the Dutch Blockchain Hackathon and Blockchaingers, is coming back for its third edition to connect innovative teams and ideas with governmental, corporate, and non-profit partners. The hackathon is backed by government agencies, organizations and companies including the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations […] The post Netherlands: Gov’t-Backed Odyssey Hackathon to Explore Use of Blockchain, AI in Energy, Digital Identity and More appeared first on Coinjournal. […]

  • Swiss Startup Lykke Launches 2 New Crypto Indexes
    by Diana Ngo on March 23, 2019 at 22:11

    Swiss startup Lykke has launched two new crypto indexes and their associated service tokens, growing its product offering aimed at providing “a simple path to the crypto market,” the company said on Thursday. The first index, called Smart LyCI, tracks the top ten blockchain projects that work on improving how contractual agreements are recorded and […] The post Swiss Startup Lykke Launches 2 New Crypto Indexes appeared first on Coinjournal. […]

  • Backed By US$44M In Funding Singapore Crypto Exchange Startup Ecxx Gears Up For Launch
    by Diana Ngo on March 20, 2019 at 23:07

    Singapore-based startup Ecxx Global Private Ltd. will launch its digital asset exchange on March 21 with more than 12,000 users already registered during pre-launch, the company said on Wednesday. Ecxx is backed by US$44 million in funding which it raised from investors that include CapitalX, Epsilon Investment and Ariki Asia and aims to become “the […] The post Backed By US$44M In Funding Singapore Crypto Exchange Startup Ecxx Gears Up For Launch appeared first on Coinjournal. […]

  • As Brexit Negotiations Ensue, how Will Ongoing Uncertainty Affect the Financial Markets?
    by CoinJournal Press Team on March 20, 2019 at 21:06

    The continued disruption could hold significant value to those willing to take advantage of this uncertain period.   Almost half of food manufacturers have said access to new UK markets will form a significant part of their growth strategies, with a further 46% citing export markets. Technology will also continue to play an ever-increasing role […] The post As Brexit Negotiations Ensue, how Will Ongoing Uncertainty Affect the Financial Markets? appeared first on Coinjournal. […]

  • Bitcoin Core Developer Matt Corallo Proposes “The Great Consensus Cleanup”
    by Mac Nelson on March 20, 2019 at 19:02

    Bitcoin-Core developer Matt Corallo has recently proposed a series of changes to the Bitcoin consensus code, dubbed “The Great Consensus Cleanup” in a new BIP, and submitted an associated pull request which implements the requisite code adjustments. The changes would be executed via a BIP-9 soft-fork in order to change a small proportion of consensus-related […] The post Bitcoin Core Developer Matt Corallo Proposes “The Great Consensus Cleanup” appeared first on Coinjournal. […]

  • S Korean Startup Dunamu Launches Consortium-Based Blockchain Service Platform Luniverse
    by Diana Ngo on March 19, 2019 at 22:07

    Dunamu, Inc., a South Korean fintech startup and the operator of crypto-asset exchange Upbit, has announced the launch of Luniverse, a consortium-based blockchain service platform. Lambda256, Dunamu’s research arm, was responsible for the development of Luniverse and will be spun off as a subsidiary, Dunamu said on Tuesday. Jae-hyun Park, formerly Lambda256’s head of research, […] The post S Korean Startup Dunamu Launches Consortium-Based Blockchain Service Platform Luniverse appeared first on Coinjournal. […]

  • What Should Your Crypto Team Look Like in 2019?
    by Sky Guo on March 19, 2019 at 17:27

    As investors and professionals in the growing decentralized tech space conduct their due diligence, the team behind any given project should be one of the most important considerations. More often than not, the strength, perseverance, and ingenuity of a team is the best indicator of whether or not a project will succeed — especially in […] The post What Should Your Crypto Team Look Like in 2019? appeared first on Coinjournal. […]

  • Australia Wants To Be “A Global Leader” In Blockchain Tech
    by Diana Ngo on March 19, 2019 at 17:24

    In a bid to turn its blockchain industry into “a global leader,” Australia will be developing a national blockchain roadmap and allocating AU$100,000 (US$71,000) to domestic blockchain startups to increase their global exposure and for networking purposes. According to a joint statement from the Australian minister for industry, science and technology, and the Australian minister […] The post Australia Wants To Be “A Global Leader” In Blockchain Tech appeared first on Coinjournal. […]

  • CoinShares Report: Ethereum Failed to Deliver on Scalability Upgrades in 2018
    by Kyle Torpey on March 18, 2019 at 15:59

    Digital asset management firm CoinShares recently released their overview of the crypto asset market for the second half of 2018. In the report, Ethereum’s 2018 is summarized as a disappointment in terms of progress with planned protocol upgrades. This portion of the report starts by pointing to a statement Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin provided to […] The post CoinShares Report: Ethereum Failed to Deliver on Scalability Upgrades in 2018 appeared first on Coinjournal. […]

  • Blockchain AI Startup SingularityNET Partners with China’s Insurance Giant Ping An
    by Diana Ngo on March 16, 2019 at 12:47

    SingularityNET, a startup developing a decentralized artificial intelligence (AI) network, has announced a partnership with Ping An, the world’s largest and most valuable insurer and one of the biggest investment and asset management companies. The partnership will begin with a focus on three main areas: optical character recognition (OCR), cross validation (CV), and model training, […] The post Blockchain AI Startup SingularityNET Partners with China’s Insurance Giant Ping An appeared first on Coinjournal. […]

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