Enel SpA (ENEL.MI) said Thursday that it doesn't plan to sell power from its renewable energy plants to Swiss cryptocurrency company Envion AG, in response to a press report. "After a period of careful study and analysis Enel has come to the conclusion that it has no interest whatsoever in selling power for the purpose of mining cryptocurrencies," Enel said. The company said that the intensive use...
Italian bank UniCredit (CRDI.MI) is looking to raise as much as 16 billion euros ($18 billion) via a share issue and asset sales that are likely to include online broker FinecoBank (FBK.MI), two sources familiar with the matter said. (MI)
Cryptocurrency stands at the forefront of technologys efforts to utilize the power of the Internet for positive change. And according to Neha Narula, director of research at MITs Media Lab Digital Currency Initiative, such change is needed. Instead of an interoperable data fabric, data has been siloed. Instead of access and freedom, gated app stores (MI)
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In November MIT undergraduates who signed up for the MIT Bitcoin Project each received the equivalent of $100 in the cryptocurrency. Now that they have it, they are beginning to develop innovative ways to use it, MIT Spectrum reports. The MIT Bitcoin Project has partnered with Institute researchers and professors to study how students use (BTC, MI)
Bitcoin has graduated from being a cryptocurrency to an applications platform that can be used in a range of industries to augment their operations. The use of Bitcoins underlying blockchain technology for purposes other than recording and confirming transactions is labeled under an umbrella term Blockchain 2.0. Smart Contracts is one of the applications of Continue reading Sergio Lerner Presents RootStock at MIT Bitcoin Expo 2016 (BTC, MI)
The second day of theMIT Bitcoin Expo featured speakers on a variety of topics ranging from technical issueslikethe size of the blockchain to social concerns like social inequities that technology perpetuates (BTC, MI)
Bitcoin Press Release: BTSR is a new digital token anyone can hold to receive a share of the profits of BitTeaser: the worlds first advertising network planning to integrate MIT Licensed blockchain technology. BTSR is created and hosted by OpenLedger, a decentralized financial platform, and holders of OBITS will also benefit from the revenue generated (BTC, BTS, MI, OBITS)