Spain’s Largest Telecom Company Seeks Entrepreneurs in Blockchain, AI

One of the world’s largest telephone operators, Telefónica, has launched a call to support startups related to blockchain and AI. Spain’s largest multinational telecommunications company, Telefónica, has announced an initiative to support entrepreneurs in innovative technologies, such as blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI), according to an official press release published on Feb. 19. The Madrid-based […]

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Crypto Winter Survivor: Inside Nvidia’s Difficult Relationship With Mining

U.S. hardware manufacturer Nvidia reported full-year revenue gains in 2018. On Feb. 14, California-headquartered gaming and computer hardware manufacturer Nvidia reported full-year revenue gains in 2018, despite being one of the companies worst hit by the cryptocurrency market dip and subsequent lack of demand for mining components. The firm’s main products include graphics processing units […]

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Chinese Tech Giant Baidu Launches Blockchain OS to Support DApp Development

Chinese search engine giant Baidu has launched its Baidu Blockchain Engine, an operating system designed to facilitate DApp development. Chinese search engine and web services company Baidu has launched its Baidu Blockchain Engine (BBE), an operating system designed to facilitate decentralized application (DApp) development. The news was officially announced by Baidu’s cloud computing unit, Baidu […]

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Spanish City Gives $13 Mln to Develop ‘Industry 4.0’ Technologies, Including Blockchain

The Spanish city of Aragon has given over $13 million for the industrial digitalization and implementation of “Industry 4.0” projects. The government of the Spanish city of Aragon has allocated over 12 million euros ($13 million) for the development of “Industry 4.0,” which includes blockchain technology, artificial intelligence (AI), and other emerging technologies. The news […]

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California Governor Talks Blockchain and Data Privacy in State of the State Speech

Gavin Newsom, the governor of California, has said that the state needs “to ensure technological advancements in AI, blockchain, big data.” The governor of California Gavin Newsom supported the development of blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI)-based products in his “State of the State” speech, local news outlet CALmatters reported on Feb. 12. In his speech […]

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Bitfury’s New Partnership to Build Blockchain-Based Medical Imaging Platform

Bitfury, MDW and Longenesis will jointly develop a blockchain ecosystem for sharing and securing medical imaging and diagnostics information. Blockchain tech company Bitfury is partnering with radiology blockchain marketplace Medical Diagnostic Web (MDW) to create a blockchain-based medical imaging ecosystem. The partnership was announced by the Bitfury Group in a blog post on Feb. 11. […]

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