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Blockchain-Powered Professional Network Indorse Gets Backing From India’s Top Media Group

Brand Capital, the strategic investment arm of The Times Group, India’s largest media group, will invest up to US$6.5 million in Indorse, a blockchain-powered professional network. The company will make an initial investment of US$2 million as a convertible note at a valuation of US$15 million with the option of a further tranche of US$4.5 […] The post Blockchain-Powered Professional Network Indorse Gets Backing From India’s Top Media Group appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-20

Augmented Reality App Aircoins Now Lets You Hunt And Collect Dash Cryptocurrency A La Pokemon Go

Dash Core Group, the US-incorporated company leading the development of the peer-to-peer (P2P) payment platform and cryptocurrency Dash, has partnered with virtual reality (VR) app Aircoins to allow users to hunt, collect and send Dash cryptocurrency in an augmented reality (AR) environment, similarly to the Pokemon Go mobile game, the organization said on Thursday. Commenting […] The post Augmented Reality App Aircoins Now Lets You Hunt And Collect Dash Cryptocurrency A La Pokemon Go appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-16

Japan’s First Blockchain Game Crypt-Oink Expands To English-Speaking Markets; Partners With CryptoKitties

Crypt-Oink, Japan’s first blockchain game, is expanding its breedable, collectible and tradable racing pigs to English-language markets with an exclusive collaboration with CryptoKitties, the company said on Thursday. Created by Japan-based developer Good Luck 3, Crypt-Oink is a decentralized application (DApp) running on the Ethereum network. The game lets users breed, collect and trade digital […] The post Japan’s First Blockchain Game Crypt-Oink Expands To English-Speaking Markets; Partners With CryptoKitties appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-16

La France, pays le plus sceptique au monde face à la vaccination

Parmi les 144 pays interrogés par l’institut de sondage Gallup, la France est la première du classement des anti-vaccins. Une défiance globalement plus forte dans les pays riches, où certaines maladies comme la rougeole regagnent du terrain.
2019-06-19

La Cour des comptes épingle la dette et le déficit français

La dette et le déficit français préoccupe la Cour des comptes qui a mis en garde le gouvernement contre de possibles dérives des finances publiques. Didier Migaud a appelé la France à "cesser de reporter les efforts à plus tard".
2019-06-25

Blockchain-Powered Professional Network Indorse Gets Backing From India’s Top Media Group

Brand Capital, the strategic investment arm of The Times Group, India’s largest media group, will invest up to US$6.5 million in Indorse, a blockchain-powered professional network. The company will make an initial investment of US$2 million as a convertible note at a valuation of US$15 million with the option of a further tranche of US$4.5 […] The post Blockchain-Powered Professional Network Indorse Gets Backing From India’s Top Media Group appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-20

Blockchain Platform Zilliqa Launches Smart Contracts

Singapore-based blockchain startup Zilliqa has announced the launch of smart contracts on its blockchain platform, enabling developers to write and deploy smart contracts on the Zilliqa blockchain with its smart contract language, Scilla. “With this launch, … we’ve come to realize our vision of a better smart contract language, one built with greater security guarantees […] The post Blockchain Platform Zilliqa Launches Smart Contracts appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-10

Singapore: New Pilot Project Uses Blockchain for Life Insurance Claims

Media company Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), insurance firm NTUC Income (Income), and LumenLab, MetLife’s Asia innovation center, have teamed up to pilot a blockchain platform aimed at automating the life insurance claim process, the companies said on Monday. Using LifeChain, a technology developed by LumenLab, SPH will encrypt and share verification data used for obituary […] The post Singapore: New Pilot Project Uses Blockchain for Life Insurance Claims appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-18

Platini en garde à vue dans l'enquête sur la Coupe du monde au Qatar

Le Français Michel Platini, ancien président de l'UEFA, a été placé en garde à vue mardi 18 juin dans le cadre de l'enquête pour corruption sur l'attribution controversée de la Coupe du monde de football au Qatar en 2022, apprend-on de source judiciaire en confirmant une information de Mediapart. Explications de Yann Philippin, co-auteur de l'enquête.
2019-06-18

14-Jährige aus Peine besteht Abitur mit Note 1,0

Mandy Hoffmann aus Peine hat das Abitur mit Bestnote bestanden - mit 14 Jahren. Damit dürfte sie eine der jüngsten Abiturientinnen Deutschlands sein. Als einzige Fremdsprache setzte sie auf Latein.
2019-06-26

Des Bauern Leid ist des Winzers Freud

Die aktuelle Hitzewelle bereitet den Bauern Sorgen. In vielen Regionen sind die Wasserdefizite vom vergangenen Jahr nicht aufgefüllt worden. So der Bauernverband. Vor allem Klimaschutz und Artenvielfalt sind daher die wichtigsten Themen beim Bauerntag.
2019-06-25

La Cour des comptes épingle la dette et le déficit français

La dette et le déficit français préoccupe la Cour des comptes qui a mis en garde le gouvernement contre de possibles dérives des finances publiques. Didier Migaud a appelé la France à "cesser de reporter les efforts à plus tard".
2019-06-25

La France, pays le plus sceptique au monde face à la vaccination

Parmi les 144 pays interrogés par l’institut de sondage Gallup, la France est la première du classement des anti-vaccins. Une défiance globalement plus forte dans les pays riches, où certaines maladies comme la rougeole regagnent du terrain.
2019-06-19

Augmented Reality App Aircoins Now Lets You Hunt And Collect Dash Cryptocurrency A La Pokemon Go

Dash Core Group, the US-incorporated company leading the development of the peer-to-peer (P2P) payment platform and cryptocurrency Dash, has partnered with virtual reality (VR) app Aircoins to allow users to hunt, collect and send Dash cryptocurrency in an augmented reality (AR) environment, similarly to the Pokemon Go mobile game, the organization said on Thursday. Commenting […] The post Augmented Reality App Aircoins Now Lets You Hunt And Collect Dash Cryptocurrency A La Pokemon Go appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-16

Blockchain Platform Zilliqa Launches Smart Contracts

Singapore-based blockchain startup Zilliqa has announced the launch of smart contracts on its blockchain platform, enabling developers to write and deploy smart contracts on the Zilliqa blockchain with its smart contract language, Scilla. “With this launch, … we’ve come to realize our vision of a better smart contract language, one built with greater security guarantees […] The post Blockchain Platform Zilliqa Launches Smart Contracts appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-10

Blockchain-Powered Professional Network Indorse Gets Backing From India’s Top Media Group

Brand Capital, the strategic investment arm of The Times Group, India’s largest media group, will invest up to US$6.5 million in Indorse, a blockchain-powered professional network. The company will make an initial investment of US$2 million as a convertible note at a valuation of US$15 million with the option of a further tranche of US$4.5 […] The post Blockchain-Powered Professional Network Indorse Gets Backing From India’s Top Media Group appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-20

Singapore: New Pilot Project Uses Blockchain for Life Insurance Claims

Media company Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), insurance firm NTUC Income (Income), and LumenLab, MetLife’s Asia innovation center, have teamed up to pilot a blockchain platform aimed at automating the life insurance claim process, the companies said on Monday. Using LifeChain, a technology developed by LumenLab, SPH will encrypt and share verification data used for obituary […] The post Singapore: New Pilot Project Uses Blockchain for Life Insurance Claims appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-18

Deutschlands Position als Weltmarktführer ist in Gefahr

In großen Kreuzfahrtschiffen stammen nicht selten 80 Prozent der Wertschöpfung aus Deutschland. Selbst bei Handelsschiffen aus China oder Südkorea sind heimische Maschinenbauer vertreten. Doch die Bedeutung der Schiffszulieferer ist bedroht.
2019-06-25

14-Jährige aus Peine besteht Abitur mit Note 1,0

Mandy Hoffmann aus Peine hat das Abitur mit Bestnote bestanden - mit 14 Jahren. Damit dürfte sie eine der jüngsten Abiturientinnen Deutschlands sein. Als einzige Fremdsprache setzte sie auf Latein.
2019-06-26

Des Bauern Leid ist des Winzers Freud

Die aktuelle Hitzewelle bereitet den Bauern Sorgen. In vielen Regionen sind die Wasserdefizite vom vergangenen Jahr nicht aufgefüllt worden. So der Bauernverband. Vor allem Klimaschutz und Artenvielfalt sind daher die wichtigsten Themen beim Bauerntag.
2019-06-25

Viele Keime in stillem Wasser aus der Flasche 

Es sieht aus wie Leitungswasser, schmeckt meist auch so – und ist auch nicht unbedingt sauberer. Die Stiftung Warentest hat 32 stille Mineralwasser unter die Lupe genommen. Gut ist nicht einmal die Hälfte – zwei sind sogar mangelhaft.
2019-06-26

Slack opens at $38.50, a pop of 48% on its first day of trading on NYSE as WORK

Slack, the workplace messaging platform that has helped define a key category of enterprise IT, made its debut as a public company today with a pop. Trading as “WORK” on the New York Stock Exchange, it opened at $38.50 after setting a reference price last night of $26, valuing it at $15.7 billion, and then […]
2019-06-20

Amazon Spark, the retailer’s two-year-old Instagram competitor, has shut down

Amazon’s two-year-old Instagram competitor, Amazon Spark, is no more. Hoping to capitalize on the social shopping trend and tap into the power of online influencers, Amazon in 2017 launched its own take on Instagram with a shoppable feed of stories and photos aimed at Prime members. The experiment known as Amazon Spark has now come […]
2019-06-15