Experfy Launches Training Platform for Big Data & Internet of Things

Harvard-incubated Big Data and IoT consulting marketplace Experfy, which is home to 25,000 data experts, has announced the launch of a training platform to bridge the widening skills gap in the Big Data and...

BitShares Munich Launches Successful Pre-ICO, Plans for Development

Blockchain-based BitShares Munich, a company which provides merchants the opportunity to accept digital currencies at zero cost is ready to begin development of its goal of digital payment system for businesses and consumers on...

DARPA Solicits Proposals for Blockchain-Based Messaging & Transaction Platform

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, a Pentagon agency responsible for developing emerging technologies for the military and elsewhere, has issued a solicitation for the creation of a secure messaging and transaction platform that...

Blockchain for Insurance as Start-Up Bridger Buys Out MGA

Bridger, a New Jersey-based tech upstart company, has purchased SCJ Insurance Services, a master general agency in Pleasanton, California. Started more than 40 years ago, SCJ has provided non-standard automobile insurance through over 2,000...

Chain of Things Announces Blockchain + IoT Shipping Conference for 24 Nov

The shipping industry is stifled by paper based processes, delayed detection of quality control issues, expensive proceedings for contract dispute arbitration, and massive amounts of documentation fraud. Even though the industry has been slow...

R3’s Hearn Discusses Corda Platform Features, Relying on Proven Industry Protocols

Former Bitcoin Core developer Mike Hearn recently came out of silence to discuss Bitcoin briefly and to provide some detail about the charactertiscs of R3CEV's Corda platform. Hearn, who is R3's lead program engineer, left the...

Qtum Project Releases Economy Whitepaper

The Qtum Foundation, the organization overseeing the development of the Qtum Blockchain project, released its economy whitepaper today, titled: Qtum Blockchain Economy Whitepaper. The whitepaper outlines the Foundation’s structure, the blockchain, the team, fund...

New Blockchain Platform Accepted by Hyperledger Project for Incubation Status

Soramitsu Co., Ltd., developer of open source distributed ledger and smart contracts platform Iroha, has submitted and had its platform accepted to the Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Project as an incubation sub-project. Iroha will join...

Blockchain Development Lab Announces Public Testnet

Aeternity, a software developer seeking to increase blockchain processing capacity, has announced that open testnet trials of its flagship platform have begun on GitHub, the website that hosts code for programmers. By posting the...

Qtum Ends Token Crowdsale, Raises $15 Million in 5 Days

Hybrid blockchain application platform, the Qtum Foundation has raised over $15 million in a five days, placing the project among the top 10 blockchain-token crowdsale campaigns to date. Qtum started the first day by...