Sep 13, 2019 at 12:00
Domino’s Pizza to Reward its French Customers €100,000 in Bitcoin
Domino's Pizza, the French unit of an American conglomerate pizza restaurant chain established more than five decades ago, rolled out an ordering contest with a huge premium of around $110,000 in Bitcoin (BTC) or hard money of 100,000 euros.
Sep 10, 2019 at 12:22
European Blockchain Service to Create Interoperable Infrastructure
The European Union is interested in the cryptocurrency and blockchain revolution, a thing that has helped it to put digital innovation at the top of its strategies for the economic development of the continent. Principally, the European Commission has placed at the center of its action the formation of a related digital single market, in the awareness that information and communication technologies constitute the very foundation of all new state-of-the-art economic systems.
Lombardy Region Adopts Blockchain in Public Administration
The Municipality of Cinisello Balsamo in the Metropolitan City of Milan, Lombardy, Italy, has started adopting blockchain tech in public administration (PA). Now, a maximum of 10 minutes is needed for the whole administrative procedure. This has made the Lombardi region to the vanguard of blockchain and cryptoasset implementation.
India: Maharashtra State Plans to Use Blockchain in Sensitive Areas
India’s second most populous state and third-largest state by area, Maharashtra, is considering adopting blockchain tech in many fields including vehicle registration, document management systems, agriculture marketing and supply chains. The state’s administration is working on a regulatory sandbox for experimenting blockchain and distributed ledger tech (DLT) solutions across different significant applications. It really wants to enhance the efficiency, speed and efficacy of their operations.
Blockchain to Solve the Trust Issue in Energy Systems
It is believed that its innovation that has changed the world so far, and that is why new technological products continue to emerge onto the market with each day that passes. Now, the University of Waterloo, Canada, has successfully conducted an integration of distributed ledger tech (DLT) into energy systems, an initiative which may lead to the extended charging setup for electric vehicles (EVs).
Walmart Plans to Make Blockchain-based Drones the Future of Delivery
Walmart Inc., the American based and world’s biggest firm by revenue, at around $514.405 billion this year, filed a patent focusing on blockchain-backed drones. The company is highly interested and able to participate in innovative technologies including cryptocurrency and distributed ledger tech (DLT).
USA, Italy, and Denmark to Use Blockchain in E-Voting
A good number of countries including the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Italy, Estonia, Ukraine, Denmark and Russia are planning to use blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) to conduct their polls via sophisticated electronic processes and in other vital sectors. As the US presidential elections are getting closer, some blockchain-friendly candidates including Andrew Yang are proposing the use of the technology in e-polling, to avoid vote rigging and manipulation of poll results as what happened in the last elections.
Amazon is Seeking a Software Engineer to Put Ads on Blockchain
The United States multinational electronic commerce firm Amazon.com Inc., based in Seattle, is working on integrating blockchain tech in the advertising sector. The e-commerce bull is seeking for a competent software engineer with experience in distributed ledger technology (DLT).