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Ridesharing App Founder Wants to Build a Blockchain "Uber"

Chen Weixing, founder of Chinese ride-hailing app Kuaidi Dache, is planning to build a blockchain-based application for ride-sharing......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 29th, 2018

Silicon Valley"s hottest VCs just gave this college dropout millions to build a blockchain company called "Dirt"

Dirt Protocol Blockchain startup Dirt Protocol just got $3 million from investors including General Catalyst, Greylock, Lightspeed, and Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam. Dirt Protocol's goal is to .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 11th, 2018

Ethereum-Based Blockchain Betting Platform Augur Just Launched. Here’s Why It’s Not Married to Ether

Meet the "Uber for knowledge." Once tweeted as the “Uber for knowledge” by Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, Augur,.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 9th, 2018

Ethereum-Based Blockchain Betting Platform Augur Just Launched. Here’s Why It’s Not Married to Either

Meet the "Uber for knowledge." Once tweeted as the “Uber for knowledge” by Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, Augur,.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 9th, 2018

Paul Allen spent years on a project to build the biggest plane ever. He never saw it finished.

The billionaire co-founder of Microsoft was an aerospace enthusiast and Stratolaunch was to be his crowning achievement......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 19th, 2018

Why a Silicon Valley venture fund thinks Baltimore can be an East Coast tech hub

Investors, including UnderArmour founder Kevin Plank, want to build a bustling waterfront business center that will bring high-paying jobs and world renown to a now-blighted section of South Baltimore......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 18th, 2018

Atari Founder Nolan Bushnell"s X2 Games Acquired by Global Blockchain

The man who created Atari has moved on to blockchain based gaming Neil Bushnell s X2 Games has been acquired by Canadian based Global Blockchain BLOC a crypto investment firm in hopes that Bushnell s expertise will lead to another gaming.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqOct 16th, 2018

Pitbull, Ethereum founder and Wozniak converge for second DesTechAZ

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak entered by Segway, and talked about blockchain, the music festival he hosted in the early 1980s and the future of tech......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2018

Atari founder Nolan Bushnell sells X2 Games to blockchain company

X2 Games Corp., the Burbank, California-based games publisher co-created by Atari and Chuck E. Cheese's founder Nolan Bushnell, has been acquired by Global Blockchain Technologies Corp. The Canadian company, which invests in new markets enabled by .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2018

PBoC Is Seeking Blockchain Talent to Help Build Its Central Bank Crypto

China's central bank is looking to recruit blockchain tech and legal experts as it continues development of a yuan-based digital currency......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 11th, 2018

Seoul Mayor Plans $100 Million Fund to Build Blockchain Smart City

The mayor of Seoul plans to invest $100 million over the next five years to develop the South Korean capital as a smart city powered by blockchain......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 8th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Activist investor Legion, California pension fund build stake in Papa John’s

Activist investor Legion Partners has built up a stake in Papa John’s International Inc., the pizza chain that has been embroiled in a dispute with its founder for the last several months......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 1st, 2018

Uber must pay Texas $6.4M in settlement; money to trickle to drivers

Texas will receive about $6.4 million from Uber Technologies Inc. as part of the ridesharing company's nationwide settlement related to its attempt to cover up a data breach in 2016. Most of the money will go to drivers, according to this statement f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2018

Early Execs Leave Block.one, The Peter Thiel-Backed Crypto Startup Behind EOS

As Block.one was raising $4 billion from Silicon Valley and Wall Street, a group of executives decided to quit and build a bigger, better blockchain......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 25th, 2018

RBS Blockchain Team Jumps Ship to Build New Startups Using R3"s Corda

A blockchain team from Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has left to start a "venture studio" called Chorum from which full-blown startups an be spun out......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 20th, 2018

Binance Reveals Plan to Launch Crypto Exchanges on Almost Every Continent

Binance CEO and founder Zhao Changpeng announced an ambitious plan to build 5-10 fiat-to-crypto exchanges in the next year......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 19th, 2018

CryptoWatch: Crypto prices will slowly recover into year-end, says founder of blockchain platform

After slipping late in the day Monday, bitcoin and major digital currencies are clawing back some losses Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 18th, 2018

How to build the World’s largest insurtech conference in five easy steps

This article was contributed by Caribou Honig, chairman and co-founder of InsurTech Connect, as part of Tearsheet’s new Thought Leaders contributor program. When I joke that my career has gone from credit c.....»»

Category: blogSource: TradestreamingSep 18th, 2018

FOAM Is Live: Decentralized World Map Launches on Ethereum

A project that aims to build a more resilient, reliable GPS using smart contracts is up and running on the ethereum blockchain......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 13th, 2018

Energy Giant Engie Backs "Blockchain Studio" With $2.3 Million Funding

French energy firm Engie announced Friday that it will help commercial customers build blockchain platforms with its new "Blockchain Studio" spinoff......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 10th, 2018

Crypto growth nears "ceiling," Ethereum co-founder says

The days of explosive growth in the blockchain industry have likely come and gone now the average person is aware of its existence, according to Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 9th, 2018