Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects or ‘things’ embedded with electronics, software, sensors and connectivity to enable it to achieve greater value and service by exchanging data with the manufacturer, operator and/or other connected devices. Each thing is uniquely identifiable through its embedded computing system but is able to interoperate within the existing Internet infrastructure.

Google Shows the Door for Crypto Miners Out of its Play Store
July 27th, 2018

Google has updated its Play Store policy banning all the apps engaged into cryptocurrency mining activities along with low-quality and low-effort applications.

After Disappearing from Google Chrome Web Store for Several Hours, MetaMask is Back
July 26th, 2018

MetaMask, which enables users to run Ethereum Dapps, announced its removal from the Chrome Web Store, the reasons for which were not explained. Several hours later, it was listed again.

Google Cloud Joins Digital Asset to Assist Solutions Architects Code Blockchain Applications
July 23rd, 2018

The collaboration of the Internet giant and a company with a strong expertise in distributed ledger technology is expected to become beneficial for both parties. Google Cloud will get an opportunity to increase its market share while fintech company can reach new audiences.

Samsung Stores in the Baltic States Start Accepting Cryptocurrency Payments
July 22nd, 2018

Samsung has partnered with European fintech payment processing firm CopPay and shortlisted seven cryptocurrencies for payments.

Japanese Tech Conglomerate GMO Launches New Blockchain-based Banking Business
July 18th, 2018

GMO Internet Group leverages the robust blockchain technology to streamline an interbank settlement system and create “next-generation” banking services.

IBM Assists Stronghold in its New USD-pegged Stablecoin Launch
July 17th, 2018

A crypto startup Stronghold is launching a new stablecoin in partnership with IBM. The coin is pegged against the US dollar and is now available to institutional clients.

Google Missed Its Chance to be at the Forefront of Blockchain Technology, Says Sergey Brin
July 10th, 2018

Google co-founder Sergey Brin revealed he is mining Ethereum. Speaking at the Blockchain Summit, he stated that the concept of zero-knowledge proofs is “really mind-boggling”.

Quarterly ICO Market Analysis [Q2 2018]
July 4th, 2018

The report provides data on the ICO market movements over 2018, with special emphasis placed on the analysis of trends of the second quarter of 2018.

Machine-to-Machine Communications (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) Stand to Revolutionize Casino Industry
June 20th, 2018

The advent of new tech that aids IoT utilization, optimization and security, enables casinos harvest more data and process it faster, creating user experience never seen in the industry.

Crate.io Secures $11M and Launches SQL-based IoT Data Platform
June 19th, 2018

The investments, according to the company, will be used to expand the platform’s capabilities, grow its development team, and fulfill marketing and sales plans.