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Blockchain

Blockchain partners with Ledger for its hardware wallet

By | Blockchain, cryptocurrency, Distributed Ledger, Gadgets, hardware wallet, Ledger

Blockchain startup Blockchain shared its roadmap for the coming months. The company is launching a hardware wallet in partnership with Ledger. Blockchain is also launching a new trading platform called Swap — this platform will find the best trading prices across a variety of exchanges and liquidity pools so that you can exchange tokens at […]

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Blok.Party raises $10M, will adapt Settlers of Catan to its blockchain game console

By | Blockchain, blok.party, Gadgets, Gaming, Hardware, PlayTable, settlers of catan, Startups

Blok.Party, the company that built the upcoming PlayTable game console, announced today it raised $10 million in new funding. It’s also unveiling a big content partnership, where Blok.Party will create its own version of the popular board game Settlers of Catan. I first wrote about Blok.Party and PlayTable earlier this year, when co-founder and CEO […]

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Committed to privacy, Snips founder wants to take on Alexa and Google, with blockchain

By | Alexa, Amazon, Blockchain, cryptocurrency, Developer, Europe, Gadgets, Google, siri, Snips, Startups, TC

The story could be a harbinger of things to come when voice becomes more and more ubiquitous. After all, Amazon announced the launch of Alexa for Hospitality, its Alexa system for hotels, in June. News stories like this simply reinforce the idea that voice control is seeping into our daily lives. The French startup Snips […]

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Bag Week 2018: The Bitcoin Genesis Block backpack will centralize your belongings

By | bag week 2018, Bitcoin, Blockchain, computing, cryptocurrencies, ethereum, Gadgets, TC, Technology, United Kingdom, vitalik buterin

Welcome to Bag Week 2018. Every year your faithful friends at TechCrunch spend an entire week looking at bags. Why? Because bags — often ignored but full of our important electronics — are the outward representations of our techie styles, and we put far too little thought into where we keep our most prized possessions. […]

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Meet the speakers at The Europas, and get your ticket free (July 3, London)

By | Accelerator, Advertising Tech, Apps, Artificial Intelligence, Asia, Augmented Reality, Automotive, Banking, Biotech, Blockchain, Book Review, Brazil, Built In, Cannabis, Cloud, Collaborative Consumption, Community, Crowdfunding, cryptocurrency, Developer, Distributed Ledger, Diversity, Earnings, eCommerce, Education, Enterprise, entertainment, Europe, Events, finance, Food, Funding, Fundings & Exits, Gadgets, Gaming, Government, GreenTech, Hack, Hardware, Health, Hiring, Mobile, Social, Startups, TC

Excited to announce that this year’s The Europas Unconference & Awards is shaping up! Our half day Unconference kicks off on 3 July, 2018 at The Brewery in the heart of London’s “Tech City” area, followed by our startup awards dinner and fantastic party and celebration of European startups! The event is run in partnership […]

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Meet the quantum blockchain that works like a time machine

By | Bitcoin, Blockchain, computing, cryptocurrencies, decentralization, Gadgets, information, mining, Startups, TC, Technology

A new – and theoretical – system for blockchain -based data storage could ensure that hackers will not be able to crack cryptocurrencies once the quantum era starts. The idea, proposed by researchers at the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand, would secure cryptocurrency futures for decades using a blockchain technology that is like […]

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