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Irish Tech News – June 9, 2021


SpaceChain announced that its blockchain-enabled payload has been launched into space, the first demonstration of Ethereum technology integration into its hardware on the International Space Station (ISS).

NewsBTC – May 11, 2021

Ripple’s Partner Accenture Writes Paper With SWIFT On CBDCs

Ripple’s partner Accenture, the technology and business consulting firm, has published a paper with SWIFT on the potential for central bank digital currencies (CBDC) payment solutions. Titled “Exploring central bank digital currencies: How they could work for international payments”, the paper claims there is surging interest for these types of assets.

Bitnews Today – May 10, 2021

6 Blockchain Business Use Cases You Should Know About

The potential of distributed ledger technology (DLT) — an umbrella term of which blockchain is the most popular kind — is enormous. Businesses can use blockchain to secure data, handle supply management, fight copyfraud, automate processes, and so on.

Techspot – May 3, 2021

What is Cryptomining?

On January 3, 2009, the first Bitcoin mining operation went underway, and a 50 BTC reward was sent to address 1A1zP1eP5QGefi2DMPTfTL5SLmv7DivfNa. Although unconfirmed, it most likely went to the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto, the inventor of Bitcoin.

Edge Media Network – April 22, 2021

What Is Ethereum And How Does It Work?

Ethereum is often referred to as the second most popular cryptocurrency, after Bitcoin. But unlike Bitcoin — and most other virtual currencies — Ethereum is intended to be much more than simply a medium of exchange or a store of value. Instead, Ethereum calls itself a decentralized computing network built on blockchain technology. Let’s unpack what that means.

Bitrates – April 15, 2021

Visa, Mastercard, and PayPal: Major Payment Companies and Crypto

Cryptocurrency has rapidly attracted the attention of mainstream companies. One of the year’s most significant trends has concerned the three leading payment companies—Visa, Mastercard, and PayPal—as each company has turned toward crypto.

Einpresswire – March 10, 2021

Ethereum OASIS Receives $100K Incentive Funding for Baseline Protocol Projects

Today, the Baseline Protocol, part of the Ethereum OASIS Open Project and in partnership with Open Source Collective, announced that it has received a grant of $100,000 from the Ethereum Foundation to be used for the purpose of encouraging and accelerating baseline protocol R&D and enablement efforts.