General Motors applies for blockchain map patent

2020欧洲杯最新战况General Motors (GM) has filed an application to the US Patent and Trademark Office for a “Decentralized Distributed Map Using Blockchain.”

2020欧洲杯最新战况The patent tries to solve an issue related to the dynamic feedback of mapping around a car.

At present, most vehicles, including autonomous vehicles, leverage some type of navigation system that provides detailed maps to the driver of the vehicle or the automated driving system regarding the geographic location of the vehicle and...

EY introduces third gen ZKP blockchain to public domain, Block.One launches 2.0

2020欧洲杯最新战况Ernst & Young (EY) has introduced its third generation zero-knowledge proof (ZKP) blockchain technology to the Ethereum public blockchain.

According to the accountancy giant, the enhanced ZKP enables private transactions on public blockchains to be less expensive and more scalable by combining several private transfers together into a single transaction.

The newly enhanced ZKP blockchain technology, which also reduces the size of an on-chain Merkle tree, combines up...

Juventus and Fiorentina move ahead with blockchain for fan engagement and shirt certification

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks – but it seems you can with the Old Lady.

Juventus, alongside Fiorentina, are two leading Italian football clubs who have announced the launch of blockchain projects focused around fan engagement and shirt certification respectively. Yet not all may be what it seems.

2020欧洲杯最新战况Last week a press release from Socios, a Malta-based company which claims to be ‘the world’s first blockchain-based voting and rewards mobile app for sports and...

TRON integrates with Samsung Blockchain Keystore

2020欧洲杯最新战况The TRON blockchain has been successfully added into the Samsung Blockchain Keystore, the companies have announced.

TRON’s integration into the updated Keystore SDK allows developers to build applications, which enables the users to directly access TRON blockchain from their devices. The users will also be able to use other best in class features that TRON offers.

2020欧洲杯最新战况On its partnership with Samsung, TRON founder and CEO, Justin Sun, said: “This is a remarkable milestone...

ConsenSys highlights top 20 blockchain projects listed on GitHub

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An article recently published by blockchain software technology company ConsenSys has highlighted top 20 blockchain projects referring to a list compiled by the State of the DApps, which collected data from software development platform GitHub.

DApps are computer applications that run on distributed computing systems.

Presently, State of the DApps lists over 3,037 applications running on numerous blockchains like Ethereum and EOS.

According to ConsenSys, the...

Deutsche Telekom launches blockchain professorship at CODE University of Applied Sciences

Deutsche Telekom has joined hands with Berlin-based CODE University of Applied Sciences to create a specialised professorship, called “professorship for software engineering with a specialisation in blockchain”.

The newly created position will be led by academician Dr. Peter Ruppel, who is best known for his work into distributed systems. Ruppel started teaching the subject on 23rd, which is the first day of the new academic year. He is aiming to explore distributed ledger...

Gartner’s 2019 blockchain hype cycle promises ‘transformational’ impact… in 10 years

Gartner has taken out its crystal ball again and put out its latest hype cycle for blockchain – predicting that the business impact of blockchain technologies will be ‘transformational’ across the majority of industries in 10 years.

The hype cycle (below) features a wide variety of potential use cases, with the vast majority coming to fruition within the decade. Only a handful, such as an extremely nascent collaboration of blockchain and 3D printing, are seen with a longer...

NBA to launch blockchain-powered digital platform with Dapper Labs

2020欧洲杯最新战况The National Basketball Association (NBA), National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) and Dapper Labs, a consumer blockchain company and creator of CryptoKitties, have announced the development of a new digital platform, NBA Top Shot.

2020欧洲杯最新战况The platform is targeted at basketball fans who can collect, trade, and own some of the greatest moments in league history, with the transaction processed handled on a blockchain.

NBA Top Shot will feature a social experience...

Kakao claims its blockchain is up to 15 times faster than Ethereum

The blockchain space has a new entrant that is claimed to be 15 times faster than Ethereum.

The participant is the newly launched blockchain mainnet Klaytn, developed by South Korean firm Kakao, whose subsidiary GroundX said at a recent press conference that the platform can mine a block in less than a second – compared to Ethereum, which takes around 15 seconds to perform the same task.

As reported by CoinDesk Klaytn, which is a business-centric platform for...

IOTA introduces Coordicide to remove the barriers for real-world blockchain adoption

The IOTA Foundation has announced the launch of Coordicide, a planned protocol upgrade that provides a new, decentralised mechanism for securing the IOTA network. This upgrade makes IOTA solve three major issues with blockchain: high-fees, scaling, and centralisation.

Initially, IOTA developed the Coordinator to protect user funds. The Coordinator is a security tool, which safeguards transaction finality and prevents double-spends. All the activities are authenticated by the nodes...