Tagged: iota

Prestigious UCL University Cuts Ties with IOTA After Legal Attack on Researcher

University College London, the third largest university in England, has ended its association with the IOTA Foundation after IOTA co-founder Sergey Ivancheglo threatened legal action against a researcher at Boston University. “UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies is no longer associated with the IOTA Foundation. In… Read More

Swiss Firm Building Crypto-Specialized Cellphone Named After Famed Cryptographer, Hal Finney

Swiss firm Sirin Labs has plans to release a cell phone built especially for cryptocurrency users. “The Finney” Android phone will offer more secure storage of cryptocurrencies and the dApps (decentralized applications) they support. (dApps are computer apps built on decentralized cryptocurrency blockchains governed by… Read More

Audi is Looking Into Using Blockchain for Operations

Audi is looking into migrating to Blockchain based operation, according to a report in Produktion, a publication that focuses on technology for industry in Germany.  The report states that a team of representatives from various business areas such as Finance, Production and Logistics, and IT,… Read More

IOTA Partners with Taipei City to “Meet its Smart City Needs”

The IOTA Foundation has announced a partnership with Taipei City designed to help the Asian capital meet its smart city needs. “We are so excited about teaming up with Taipei City,” said David Sønstebø, Co-Founder of the IOTA Foundation. “It proves that our next-generation technology is… Read More

Is Bitcoin Broken Beyond All Repair?

The creation of Bitcoin, along with the Blockchain technology that enabled the digital currency, was a revolutionary act that has changed the world of finance forever. Originally envisioned as a transactional digital currency, Bitcoin has evolved more into an investment, or vehicle to speculate, due… Read More

IOTA to be Used in the Netherlands to Validate Identification Process

In the Netherlands, there are times when you need to verify your identity at the local municipality. This is similar to many other countries around there world and many readers will commiserate as having to go through the laborious process of showing up to office… Read More

So What is Going on with IOTA? A Discussion with Dominik Schiener, IOTA Co-Founder

The IOTA Foundation is one of the more fascinating entries into the cryptocurrency world. A high profile concept that has encountered controversy almost from the beginning, the German based company has made big promises while being pin-balled around by criticism and plaudits alike. IOTA has… Read More

Volkswagen Chief Digital Officer Joins IOTA Foundation Supervisory Board as Platform Validation Grows

  @DavidSonstebo & @DomSchiener I am looking forward to start serving on the Supervisory Board of the IOTA Foundation. Great work @iotatoken! https://t.co/moKjBkyIMl — Johann Jungwirth (@JohannJungwirth) January 21, 2018 The IOTA Foundation has announced that Johann Jungwirth, Chief Digital Officer of Volkswagen, has joined… Read More

IOTA is Partnering with  International Transportation Innovation Center

The IOTA Foundation, the decentralized platform with big ambitions, has formed a new partnership with the International Transportation Innovation Center (ITIC) to build a global alliance of smart mobility testbeds. ITIC’s focus is described as building a global network of open and closed testbeds to… Read More

LATTICE80, World’s Largest Fintech Hub, Partners with Germany’s IOTA on New Innovation Lab

LATTICE80, a Singapore based Fintech hub that is the largest of its kind, has partnered with IOTA Foundation to open up a new innovation lab in Singapore. IOTA Foundation, based in Germany, holds a mission to support the development and standardization of distributed ledger technologies (DLT… Read More

Iotera’s Iota Raises Over $40,000 Within the First 24 Hours

Just one day after the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, Iotera’s Iota has managed to raise $41,949 from 209 backers. The product is described as “the smallest, longest-lasting GPS tracker in the world. But it does WAY more, and all on a new… Read More

Iotera Gears Up Iota for a $250K Crowdfunding Campaign: GPS Tracker Never Loses Sight of What’s Important

  Iotera, an Internet of Things company based in Redwood City, has just launched its $250K rewards-based crowdfunding kickstarter campaign for Iota, its smallest, longest lasting GPS tracker in the world.  Measuring just 43mm X 22mm X 11mm,  the waterproof Iota and its companion Home Base… Read More