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Microsoft Patents Cutting Edge Human-Powered Crypto Mining System
Microsoft has filed for a patent for a cryptocurrency mining system that will leverage the data collected from people as they interact with advertising or exercise.
Blockchain Against Corona: How the World Health Organization Uses DLT Compared to the Rest of the Globe
With disruptive technology including blockchain being continuously deployed to tackle the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) has chosen to partner with leading technology and blockchain companies to build a distributed ledger technology-based platform to share data.
Algorand's Blockchain Based COVID-19 Global Survey Shares Real-Time Public Pandemic Data
Algorand, the first pure proof-of-stake (POS) blockchain created by cryptography pioneer and Turing award winner Silvio Micali, has launched a global Coronavirus (Covid-19) survey. The company published a blog post on March 27 announcing its ‘IReportCovid’ survey app. The aim of the survey is to compile a public database to share information on the spread, status, and symptoms of the COVID-19 pandemic and give updates in “real-time.”
Coinbase Wallet Takes a Step Further by Letting Users Earn Interest with New DeFi Integration
Coinbase’s mobile app Coinbase Wallet has previously enabled the access of decentralized applications, Dapps, the crypto giant has taken one step further in the decentralized world. Coinbase has recently announced that the integration of decentralized finance (DeFi) applications will be made available directly via the Coinbase Wallet on both iOS and Android.
How Can Blockchain in IoT Market Grow 180 times by 2026?
Internet of Things (IoT) is now influencing our day-to-day lives. Today, blockchain has emerged as the probable solution for creating more secure IoT systems. With delegation in place, computation and storage needs can be spread across millions of IoT devices. Thus, the use of blockchain in IoT is benefiting the IoT devices to proficiently scale up. Also, assimilating the blockchain in IoT devices can cut the costs of managing and installing servers for an IoT network.
Blockchain Monitor Launched to Track Coronavirus-Free Safe Zones to Protect the Non-Infected Community During Pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic has currently reached countless countries and territories all over the world and has caused over 220,000 infections in the world population. With the global death rate climbing and almost reaching 9,000, the World Health Organization declared it as a pandemic on March 11.
Google Pay Opens Door to Mainstream Payments for Coinbase's Crypto-Debit Card
Coinbase Card and Google Pay have partnered to increase the liquidity of cryptos and provide a new form of convenient payment options to clients. Coinbase customers now can use their cards via easy mainstream mobile payments.
Alibaba Integrates New Blockchain System With its E-Commerce Platform to Enhance Traceability
Alibaba has recently announced its integration of a full-link traceability blockchain system into its import e-commerce platform, Kaola. The Chinese e-commerce giant has previously acquired NetEase’s Kaola cross-border e-commerce platform in September 2019 for $2 billion.
Bakkt Cash Integrated Directly with Starbucks Payment App
Bakkt President Adam White has announced the Bakkt Cash integration with the Starbuck mobile app.
Proof-of-Stake Founder Sunny King, on his Crypto Journey Inspired by Elon Musk and Steve Jobs
In the recent conversation with CoinMarketCap, Proof-of-Stake Founder Sunny King revealed how his crypto journey is inspired by Steve Jobs and Elon Musk! He also debunked the myth that energy consumption contributes to the intrinsic value of cryptocurrencies.

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