Blockchain

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Epic welcomes blockchain games, but no Fortnite NFTs are in the works

Within their respective ecosystems, gaming platforms are taking sides on the blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and nonfungible tokens (NFTs). Following reports that Valve had banned crypto and NFT-related games from Steam. Epic Games Store has shown a positive attitude toward blockchain developers and the use of cryptocurrency in video games. According to Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney, […]

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Pakistani blockchain marketplace raised a new record total of $30mn

Bazaar Technologies, a Pakistani blockchain-powered business-to-business (B2B) marketplace, has raised $30 million in Pakistan’s largest Series A round to date. On August 24, Bazaar announced the completion of its most recent funding round, revealing that the round was led by Defy Partners of Silicon Valley and Wavemaker Partners of Singapore. Moreover, Hundreds of other investors […]

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Making Bitcoin a national currency, according to the IMF, is a “inadvisable shortcut”

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has issued a new warning as El Salvador prepares to make bitcoin (BTC) legal tender in September. The move is “an inadvisable shortcut,” according to the IMF. While governments must “step up” to provide the benefits offered by the technology underlying cryptoassets. As well as leverage new, digital forms of […]

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Marble races powered by hamsters come to Ethereum

A new form of gambling will be released to the Ethereum world on mainnet on Sunday after just over two years of development: hamster-powered marble races. The project, dubbed “Mia & the Marbles,” is an automated marble-racing and gambling platform from a group of independent developers, powered by Mia, a female Djungarian or “winter white […]

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BlockApps launches an Ethereum-based Agritech network in collaboration with Bayer

A blockchain-based agricultural crop tracking network called “TraceHarvest” was launched by blockchain solutions provider BlockApps on Nov. 18 and one of the world’s largest companies, Bayer, is among its first users. TraceHarvest allows users to trace the life cycle of farm products. Starting with the source of seeds, to define the responsibilities of each of […]

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Blockchain-based voting systems are not trusted by MIT cybersecurity experts

Although the legitimacy of the electoral process continues to be challenged by some parties in the United States. A group of researchers are arguing against using Internet-based and blockchain-based voting systems in the future. According to a Nov. 16 study by researchers at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of the Massachusetts Institute of […]