Tag Archives: Ethereum

Game Creator Lucid Sight Bringing ‘Star Trek’ to the Blockchain

Game Creator Lucid Sight Bringing ‘Star Trek’ to the Blockchain

Blockchain games developer Lucid Sight is teaming up with media firm CBS Interactive to bring “Star Trek” game play and collectibles to the blockchain. Lucid Sight announced Tuesday that it has signed a deal with CBS to introduce the iconic starships from the popular TV and film franchise into a digital universe through its space-based […]

EY Open-Sources ‘Nightfall’ Code for Private Transactions on Ethereum

EY Open-Sources ‘Nightfall’ Code for Private Transactions on Ethereum

One of the world’s largest consultancy firms has released a new set of protocols for enabling private transactions atop the ethereum blockchain. The project, dubbed “Nightfall,” by Ernst & Young (EY) was released on GitHub Friday. The goal, according to the code’s description on GitHub, is to provide a means for transacting on ethereum with […]

State Farm, USAA to Pay Each Other Insurance Claims on Blockchain by 2020

State Farm, USAA to Pay Each Other Insurance Claims on Blockchain by 2020

U.S. insurance giants State Farm and USAA have entered advanced testing of a blockchain to automate the time-consuming and paper-heavy processing of automobile claims. Announced Thursday, the companies developed this system using Quorum, the private enterprise version of ethereum created by JPMorgan Chase. State Farm and USAA began working on the joint platform (which is […]

IMF AND WORLD BANK FIND A NEW WAY TO UNDERSTAND CRYPTO

IMF AND WORLD BANK FIND A NEW WAY TO UNDERSTAND CRYPTO

Digital assets have found a place in numerous industries, where they are positioned to make the existing systems more efficient. Some of these industries include finance, art, real estate, food, and shipping — and the applicability will continue growing. For example, Bitcoin is great for sending money from one point to the other and paying for goods and services. It benefits those who […]

The World’s Fifth-Largest Electrical Company Is Using an Ethereum Dapp

The World’s Fifth-Largest Electrical Company Is Using an Ethereum Dapp

One of the world’s largest electrical companies is teaming up with ethereum app iExec on a new test. EDF, the fifth largest electrical utility company with a $33 billion market cap, has launched its visual simulator software GPUSPH on iExec, a decentralized application that operates on ethereum mainnet. With this, EDF can test how the […]

CryptoKitty Creators Release New ‘Easy-To-Use’ Ethereum Wallet

CryptoKitty Creators Release New ‘Easy-To-Use’ Ethereum Wallet

Dapper Labs, the creator of CryptoKitties, has released a new Ethereum “smart wallet” called Dapper. The goal? To make crypto and cryptocollectables far easier to use. “Dapper is the first publicly available ‘smart wallet’ for the Ethereum blockchain,” claims Dapper CEO Roham Gharegozlou. “We’re building Dapper because blockchain is still too hard to access, use, and understand. […]

Analyst: Crypto Markets Likely to Surge Significantly Higher in Next 48 Hours

Analyst: Crypto Markets Likely to Surge Significantly Higher in Next 48 Hours

Bitcoin has incurred significant buying pressure over the past month that has allowed multiple major altcoins to surge. Despite this, many altcoins have remained stagnant and have failed to match the large gains that BTC and the aggregated crypto markets has posted over the past month. Now, one prominent cryptocurrency analyst is expressing an overwhelmingly […]