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ICOs Raised Around $160 Million in First Half of January

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) completed by Jan. 15 have raised around $160 million, according to report from ICO rating service ICObench. The number of ICOs that were held in January is more than 150,...

MIT and Stanford Professors to Create New Cryptocurrency

Professors from seven U.S. colleges including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University and University of California, Berkeley have teamed up to create a cryptocurrency, dubbed Un...

WordPress to Launch Publishing Platform with Blockchain Tools

Automattic, the company behind publishing platform WordPress.com has partnered with Google to launch a news posting platform with blockchain tools. The post WordPress to Launch Publishing Platform wit...

Bitwage Lets U.S. Firms Pay Salaried Staff in Crypto

Cryptocurrency payroll service Bitwage is partnering with a Texas-based payroll company Simply Efficient HR to give more firms the ability to pay their workers in cryptocurrency. The initiative, ...

The Bitfury Group to Launch Music Blockchain Platform

The Bitfury Group has launched a music entertainment division for developing  open-source music platform, dubbed SurroundTM, secured by blockchain to help artists and other rightsholders. The pos...

Swiss Watchmaker to Launch Watch with Crypto Wallet

Swiss luxury watch manufacturer A. Favre & Fils has announced the launch of mechanical timepiece with a built-in crypto wallet. The pre-production model of the watch will be launched during the Q...

Google Blacklists ‘Ethereum’ Key Word

Google has blacklisted “Ethereum” keyword on its Google Ads platform — the keyword is no longer available on the platform. Serbia-based blockchain startup Decenter has told in i...

China’s Internet Censor to Regulate Blockchain Service Providers

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has approved a set of regulations for blockchain service providers in the country that will become official on February 15. The post China’s Internet Censo...

WT2 Plus Wearable Translator to Break Down Language Barrier

Tech startup Timekettle has presented its ear-to-ear wearable translator WT2 Plus earbuds at the CES 2019, the annual consumer electronics show.  The post WT2 Plus Wearable Translator to Break Do...

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Offers Elon Musk Permanent Residency

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has offered Tesla CEO Elon Musk a green card during a meeting at Zhongnanhai earlier this week. When Musk expressed his affection for China, Li offered permanent residency.&...