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Samsung Stores in the Baltic States Now Accept Cryptocurrencies

On Friday, Samsung stores in the Baltic States have announced they will be accepting seven different cryptocurrencies for merchandise. Through a partnership with the payment processing firm Coppay, customers shopping at the Samsung stores in Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, and Kaunas will be able to pay with BTC, ETH, DASH, NEM, STEEM, XRP, and LTC. Also […]

Google and Samsung’s Interest Could Make Ledger Europe’s First Crypto Unicorn

Every crypto user wants assurance that their crypto assets are in no danger of being stolen, and this is what has led to Ledger’s unprecedented success. Headquartered in Paris, the startup has been developing crypto management solutions since 2014, and with some infamous crypto heists in recent times reminding people just how prone they are […]

IKEA Will Reduce 80% of Gas Emissions from Its Stores by 2030, Approved by SBTi

IKEA, the world’s largest furniture retail company based in Sweden which focuses on selling ready-to-assemble furniture and home accessories, has had the Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) approve its plans to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its stores and other operations by 80 percent by 2030. Unrealistic Targets Are Difficult to Back up Scientifically Large […]

Blockchain Jobs are Number One In US – Upworks Skills Index

The number one position on Upworks US skills index is now blockchain expertise, making these the most sought-after positions for with current employers, writes Forbes. The Upworks index is a strong indicator of the rising need within the US professional’s employment market for employees with blockchain experience and also is a gauge which indicates that blockchain […]

New ASIC with 7nm Architecture Boasts 20+ billion transistors

The Japanese company GMO Internet Group announced on Wednesday the launch of their bitcoin application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) miner built on a 7nm architecture. They are aiming for the new compact chip design to launch on the 6th of June and for mass production of the B2 miner to lead to the shipping of the […]

Crypto Floating Island Project Closer to Realization

Blue Frontiers has signed a much-publicized memorandum of understanding with French Polynesia. The Floating Island Project is exactly as it reads, only it’s to be an independent government complete with its own cryptocurrency. An idea long thought to be a crazy dream of libertarians is now incredibly close to realization. Also read: Alec Baldwin’s Lambo […]

SAP Developing Blockchain Logistics Solutions

SAP, a leader in enterprise-level software solutions, is looking to expand into the supply chain industry by applying blockchain technology to agricultural supply chains. Its farm-to-consumer program is working alongside companies such as Johnsonville, Naturipe Farms and Maple Leaf. SAP has also partnered up with the Swiss supply chain startup modum.io. Issues and needs around the evolving global […]

South Korean Electronics Giant LG Launches Blockchain Platform

South Korean electronics giant LG has announced that it’s launched its own blockchain service, Monachain. The service was launched through the company’s information technology service unit, LG CNS. According to The Korea Times, the service is aimed at capitalizing on the lucrative emerging field of blockchain-based services especially in the fields of telecommunications, manufacturing and finance. […]

Physical Bitcoin Smart Banknotes Launched in Singapore

Singapore startup Tangem released its own version of a physical bitcoin banknote at a shopping centre in the city yesterday. The banknotes are available in denominations of 0.01 BTC ($98) and 0.05 BTC ($485) at launch. Each note is a Samsung Semiconductor S3D350A chip which reportedly cost the Tangen $2 to manufacture. according to Cision PR Newswire, […]

Major GPU Suppliers Show Increased Profits from Bitcoin Mining

Recent figures released by Global GPU producers have shown that demand for products related to blockchain and cryptocurrency mining is on the rise, and company stocks and profits have benefited as a result. Processing and chip units giant Nvidia and computer tech company AMD are two of the world’s biggest GPU producers and both companies […]

Samsung Posts Record Breaking Quarter Attributed To Crypto Mining

Following Samsung’s expansion into producing ASIC chips utilized in Bitcoin mining, the multinational conglomerate has reported a record performance for operating income. This is the fourth straight quarter of record operating performance for the company, while Samsung has posted an operating profit of USD 14.45 billion in Q1 this year. The vice president of investor relations, […]