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Amazon posted a job offering showing that it looks to hire a software development engineer to develop an advertisement blockchain. Amazon is looking to hire a software development engineer to develop an advertisement blockchain. Amazon works on an advertising blockchainAmazon posted a job offer on LinkedIn for a software development engineer for its Colorado team, who is supposed to work on an advertisement blockchain. The online retail behemoth aims to grow its advertisement business by leveraging its online retail data, industry-leading cloud services, and a fast-moving startup culture. The post declares: “Our new team in Boulder, CO is looking for a Sr Software Engineer to work within our Advertising FinTech team focused on a Blockchain ledger, billing and reconciliation systems to provide data transparency on transnational financial data.” An important roleThe chosen engineer’s role will consist of requirements analysis, lead design, implementation and deployment of core component..
A partnership between bitFlyer Blockchain and Sumitomo Corporation aims to transfer rentals to smartphones. Japanese commercial giant Sumitomo Corporation has partnered with a sister company of local cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer to launch a blockchain real estate business. As Cointelegraph Japan reported on July 23, bitFlyer Blockchain will develop an umbrella platform for renting real estate, driven by smart contracts on its in-house Miyabi blockchain. Speaking to local tech news outlet CNET Japan, Yuzo Kano, managing director of bitFlyer Blockchain, added that the aim of the project was to enable rental parties to complete the entire process from a smartphone. “It can greatly simplify the real estate rental contracts process, and the intermediary company can also reduce its significant administrative costs,” he told the publication. According to CNET Japan, a prototype should be available towards the end of this year, with a full rollout in 2020. The announcement comes as bloc..
sponsored An open-source blockchain platform says the industry is going the same way as the internet: Just like websites, every business now wants their own chain. An out-of-the-box solution says it enables anyone, even with no experience, to build their own blockchain in under 10 minutes. According to Nuls, businesses are going through a similar evolution as they did with the early internet, when every company wanted their own website: They now want their own blockchain. And although these firms may not fully understand how to deploy blockchain technology, they are aware of how their business may benefit from it. Nuls aims is to “dismantle some of the biggest barriers” that are stopping individuals and companies of all sizes from creating their own blockchains. Hurdles for adoption include the need to ensure that networks are fully secure and the sheer cost of bringing them to fruition. On top of this, it can be an incredibly time-consuming process — not least because there aren’t e..
The partially recognized Republic of Abkhazia is planning to build a large cryptocurrency mining farm, according to President Raul Khadjimba. The partially recognized Republic of Abkhazia is planning to build a large cryptocurrency mining farm, the President Raul Khadjimba claimed in an interview with news outlet RiaFAN, published on July 2. When asked if Abkhazia’s plans to create a large crypto mining farm are still valid, Khadjimba said that “unfortunately, there are some difficulties. We are trying to legitimize these processes so that they bring some revenue to the country's budget.” Khadjimba also pointed out that Abkhazia already hosts facilities illegally established by individuals. Khajimba agreed with the remark that it is necessary to “put the whole thing on the state balance,” and added that “we want the state to govern such processes.” Despite the potential for legislative delays, Khajimba predicted that the plan to set up a mining farm can be implemented sooner rath..
XRP News Today – XRP has been trading in green for some days now. While the general positive sentiment in the market is contributing to the surge trend, it is important to note that Ripple has made a lot of progress in recent times per promoting the growth and adoption of XRP. Apart from Ripple, the XRP army, a group of dedicated members of the XRP community, is always working hard in a bid to also promote the XRP token. Recently, the army announced that xrpl.org, a community driven website, now allows people to BUILD on XRP. XRP News Today – XRP Price Prediction 2019 – XRP Price Forecast – XRPl.org Now Let’s You Build On The XRP The xrpl.org is a website that is dedicated to XRP developers. It provides them with an endless supply of resources. They have technical documentation, developer tools, network metrics and tutorials for the XRP ledger. The site states; “The XRP Ledger is one of the largest, most technically mature, open-source, public blockchain networks in the world. If you..
Crypto derivatives platform BitMEX and provider of crypto data CryptoCompare will build a real-time crypto futures dataset. Crypto derivatives platform BitMEX and provider of crypto data CryptoCompare will jointly build a real-time crypto futures dataset, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on June 10. The BitMEX cryptocurrency futures dataset is designed for institutional investors, and will be delivered to financial markets data provider Refinitiv through the CryptoCompare contributions conduit. The tool will eventually be integrated into the Refinitiv Eikon, a set of software products for financial professionals to monitor and analyze financial information. The product is set to increase transparency and confidence in the cryptocurrency markets and subsequently attract greater institutional participation in the digital asset class. Commenting on the initiative, BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes said: “When it comes to trading, good decision-making depends on access to soli..
An island bordering Russia and China may become a large financial center for crypto exchanges and forex markets. Russia may build a large financial center on the island of Bolshoy Ussuriysky, according to a report by the state-run TASS news agency on June 8. Leonid Petukhov, who heads the Far Eastern Agency for Attracting Investments and Supporting Exports, said the island could become an offshore destination for cryptocurrencies, crypto exchanges and forex markets. Bolshoy Ussuriysky lies on the border between Russia and China, with western parts of the long-disputed territory transferred to Beijing following a 2004 agreement. Petukhov made his statements while speaking to TASS at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Russia has already built two offshore economic zones in recent years: Oktyabrsky Island off Kaliningrad and Russky Island in Vladivostok. Neither of them currently deal in cryptocurrencies. Acceptance of crypto and blockchain in Russia has been somewhat mixed..
Tech firm Horizen Labs has raised $4 million in funding it will use to develop its sidechain-as-a-service products. Horizen Labs — a tech firm that helps businesses build distributed ledger platforms — has raised $4 million in funding, according to a blog post published on April 11. Horizen Labs initially aimed to raise $2 million in seed funding, but overshot its goal and received $4 million from Digital Currency Group — an institutional trading firm focused on cryptocurrencies, seed stage fund Liberty City Ventures, and other independent investors. The company intends to develop sidechain-as-a-service products. Sidechains can be deployed to handle commercial blockchain usage, performing various tasks distributed accordingly to increase productivity or efficiency. According to Barry Silbert, founder and CEO of Digital Currency Group, said that the sidechain product gives allows businesses “to incorporate customized digital ledger technology into their operations, removing a significa..
South Korea's state arms procurement agency DAPA plans to use blockchain for secure sharing of data about military acquisition projects. South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) plans to improve the reliability of data in the arms industry by using blockchain, the agency announced in a press release on April 10. The state arms procurement agency says it is seeking to use a blockchain platform to enable the secure sharing of data about military acquisition projects between relevant governmental organizations and to eliminate data forgery. According to the press release, the new initiative will involve such organizations as the Agency for Defense Development and the Defense Agency for Technology and Quality. Apart from improving the credibility of defense projects with blockchain, DAPA also intends to reduce the paperwork associated with applying for state procurement projects, as well as unify its documentation, the press release notes. In January 2019,..
South Korea’s largest wireless carrier, SK Telecom, is partnering with the world’s fifth largest telecoms firm, Deutsche Telekom, to develop a blockchain-based identification solution. South Korea's largest wireless carrier, SK Telecom (SKT), is partnering with the world’s fifth largest telecoms firm, Germany’s Deutsche Telekom, to develop a blockchain-based mobile identification solution. The news was reported in a press release from SKT on Feb. 21. A Memorandum of Understanding between the two firms is to be formalized during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019, which kicks off on Feb. 25 in Barcelona, Spain. The collaboration will see SKT and Deutsche Telekom’s R&D unit, T-Labs, develop a commercialized, blockchain-powered mobile identity solution that can be used for applications such as access control, dealings and contracts. SKT told local news outlet The Korea Times that it believes blockchain-based digital identification will significantly streamline and secure the proce..