Cardano to Help Ethiopia Grow Coffee Using Blockchain Tech

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Blockchain pioneer Charles Hoskinson’s latest project involves putting the birthplace of coffee on the blockchain. Hoskinson, who co-founded Ethereum and is at the helm at smart-contract fueled decentralized blockchain startup Cardano, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Ethiopia’s Ministry of Science and Technology for ag-tech development on the public ledger. The arrangement tasks … Read more

Tokyo Institute of Technology Forms Blockchain Collaborative with Hong Kong Fintech Firm

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Input Output Honk Kong (IOHK), a blockchain developer, and the Tokyo Institute of Technology have teamed to create a blockchain collaborative within the Tokyo Tech School of Computing. The two institutions will promote joint research in blockchain related technologies. IOHK researchers will join Tokyo Tech, while professors and graduate students will tackle industry challenges. The … Read more

Input Output Hong Kong Takes Its Stab At ‘Bitcoin 2.0’

A blockchain developer, Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK), has entered the Bitcoin 2.0 sweepstakes with a protocol designed to support a blockchain capable of handling more transactions. The company’s proof-of-stake Ouroboros protocol is a consensus algorithm designed to improve user governance, system maintenance, transaction processing speeds and blockchain scalability. IOHK’s chief scientist, Professor Aggelos Kiayias, chair … Read more