Tag: Use Cases & Verticals

Pornhub Subsidiary to Reward Viewers With Crypto Tokens

Tube8, an adult movie support and subsidiary of Pornhub, has booted up the Vice Industry Token (VIT) to cover audiences for interacting using its own services. Hard Fork reported the venture is aimed at entirely tokenizing Tube8’s platform. The streaming agency will fit VIT tokens onto its site and reward traffic for watching or interacting with […]

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Capital One Seeks Blockchain Patent for ‘Collaborative’ Authentication Tool

U.S. banking giant Capital One is working on utilizing blockchain technologies to usher in more suitable and secure user authentication techniques for cases like banking protection. In a continuation of a patent application filed to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) back June 2017, Capital One lays a blockchain system which will receivestore and […]

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Nvidia Reports ‘Substantial Decline’ in GPU Sales to Crypto Miners

Nvidia is reporting a “substantial decline” in earnings because of declining earnings to cryptocurrency miners. In a statement of its second quarter earnings Thursday day, the graphics card manufacturer’s CFO, Colette Kress, said that while “GPU business revenue was $2.66 billion, up 40 percent from a year earlier,” it had been “down 4 percent sequentially.” At […]

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ASX Head Says New DLT System Could Save Billions

The Australian Securities Exchange may save as a lot as $23 billion in its effort to switch its settlement system with a distributed ledger, its CEO introduced Thursday. Dominic Stevens, managing director and CEO of ASX Limited – the change’s operator – explained how utilizing distributed ledger know-how (DLT) rather than its current Clearing House Electronic Subregister System […]

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US Senate to Examine Energy Efficiency of Blockchain

The U.S. Senate is defined to take a second look in blockchain technology following week. The Committee on Energy and Natural Resources will sponsor a hearing “Energy Efficiency of Blockchain and Similar Technologies” on August 21, in an attempt to understand just how blockchain technology may impact electricity costs and what advantages it might offer, […]

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Fantasy Football League to Raise $100 Million in Crypto ICO

A blockchain startup wishes to raise almost $100 million dollars to make a new sort of fantasy soccer. Called that the Crown League, the job’s owner advised CoinDesk on Tuesday it attempts to form an expert fantasy football league, together with 12 teams originally, which will jointly be possessed by enthusiasts through the system’s crypto […]

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Bitt Inks Blockchain Deal With Another Caribbean Central Bank

Barbados-established blockchain startup Bitt is partnering with the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) to research issuing a fundamental bank-backed digital money for both nations. Bitt, a portfolio company of Overstock’s Medici Ventures, stated Monday it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the central bank to its Dutch Caribbean island Curaçao and […]

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