Despite Bitcoin’s current downturn, universities are increasingly opening up educational projects for blockchain technology reports Econotimes, with the number of universities and educational facilities running blockchain and cryptocurrency courses growing as financial markets expand and absorb more blockchain-related products. There are now many opportunities for blockchain developers but clearly not enough skilled technicians to fill these gaps. […]
The Irish government is seeking to promote the research and development of blockchain technology in the country, the Irish Times reported on June 11. The initiative is being led by IDA Ireland, a state agency charged with attracting foreign direct investment to the country. Dubbed Blockchain Ireland, the initiative will foster cooperation in the blockchain […]
The first day of MoneyConf, streamed live by Cointelegraph, will cover topics ranging from crypto in Asia to blockchain use in finance
IDA Ireland has announced that it wants to promote the Irish Republic as an ideal location for international businesses focused on blockchain, according to The Irish Times. The state body is the agency responsible for the attraction and development of foreign direct investment in Ireland. Its new initiative, established by the Irish Blockchain Expert Group, […]
DHL and TradeIX announce a partnership for blockchain trade financing at the Money20/20 conference in Amsterdam today
The Visa card payment network is down across UK and Europe, highlighting the need for decentralized options like Bitcoin, which has been functional 99.99% of time since 2009
The price of bitcoin has surpassed the $8,300 mark. This is roughly $200 higher than where it stood yesterday, and the currency has spiked by approximately five percent over the last 24 hours. The prices of cryptocurrencies are exploding as the week comes to an end. Entities like Ethereum are also up, while the cryptocurrency […]
According to a new study, the Bitcoin network could be consuming as much as 0.5% of the world’s total electricity — a number comparable to the amount of power used by the entire country of Ireland. Bitcoin and Electricity Usage That said, determining exactly how much electricity the Bitcoin network uses, necessary for understanding its… […]
National University of Ireland (NUI) authors of a study on the adoption of blockchain have approached the government to promote a more widespread use of the technology in the country, reports The Irish Times. The new study involving 20 selected Irish companies, conducted in association with the Blockchain Association of Ireland examined the factors that influenced […]
Following a study on blockchain adoption in Irish enterprises, researchers call on the government for a broader adoption initiative
Mastercard Ireland is looking to boost its numbers by hiring 175 new people, including Blockchain specialists. #NEWS
The stars of Ireland’s Dragon’s Den — Gavin Duffy, Eleanor McEvoy, and Eamonn Quinn — have been dragged into a Bitcoin scam after photos and quotes falsely attributed to them were used in a fake online ad. The advertisement is for “BitCoin Trader,” a cryptocurrency trading site that appeared on the BBC and the Guardian […]
Ireland’s Department of Finance has proposed the creation of a blockchain working group to help form cohesive regulation across government agencies.
The crypto landscape in Dublin has changed rapidly, and with an enthusiasm perhaps disproportionate to the city’s scale.
Creators believe that Blockchain is the missing link in the architecture of an effective and secure online voting system.