Hacker Returns Ethereum Domains Obtained in Auction Bug

The hacker who stole 17 Ethereum domain names during the Ethereum Name Service’s (ENS) auction decided to return them all. The promise of hefty compensation On Oct. 4, digital-collectibles marketplace OpenSea said that all of the stolen ENS names were returned successfully and that bidding on domain names will restart again in the coming weeks.…

Andreessen Horowitz Opens School Focused on Crypto Startups

Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) is opening a school specializing in startups aiming to develop cryptocurrency-related projects. Andreessen Horowitz unveiled its Crypto Startup School in an announcement on Oct. 3, saying that it intends to “encourage more tech entrepreneurs to start crypto projects and help crypto-curious builders navigate the idea maze.” Referring to the…

Cisco Partners with SingularityNET to Decentralize Artificial Intelligence with Blockchain

Tech conglomerate Cisco and decentralized artificial intelligence (AI) firm SingularityNET have reached a partnership to develop a decentralized Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) project. The ambitious project aims to create more advanced AI technologies that will soon be able to exceed human abilities to learn and perform new tasks.    AGI is an emerging new field of AI that…

Blockchain-Based Protocol Tachyon Network Releases White Paper

Tachyon network, a decentralized internet protocol has officially launched its white paper which discloses details on the project background and Tachyon ecosystem. Reconstruct the TCP/IP model In a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Sept. 27, Tachyon network announced the release of its white paper revealing details on how the protocol is set to reconstruct…

IBM Open to Collaboration with Facebook on Libra Project

Libra is a Form of Asset Tokenization IBM Endorses Blockchain, Not Bitcoin IBM is open to collaborating with the Libra project by Facebook, said Jason Kelley, IBM general manager of blockchain services. Kelley believes blockchain is about collaboration between projects, he commented in a CNBC interview. IBM is one of the largest companies dedicated to exploring blockchain…

What Google’s Quantum Supremacy Means for Cryptocurrency

The threat of quantum computing has long loomed over classical cryptography which provides the security behind most current blockchain networks. Search giant Google recently claimed it has reached a milestone in quantum computing which could have serious implications for cryptocurrency. DOES IT POSE A REAL THREAT TO CRYPTOCURRENCY? In a new scientific publication, tech giant…

Singapore Bank Giant OCBC Joins JPMorgan’s Blockchain Network

OCBC has become the first Singapore-based bank to join JPMorgan Chase’s interbank blockchain network. According to a Business Times Singapore report on Sept. 20, a total of 134 banks from the Asia-Pacific region are now participants in the Interbank Information Network (IIN). OCBC is the second-largest bank in South East Asia by assets and among the larger…