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Basic Attention Token Now Redeemable at Over 250,000 Brands Including Amazon, Starbucks, Uber, and Apple

Brave users can now redeem Basic Attention Token for real-world rewards from over 250,000 brands including Amazon, Apple, Starbucks, and Uber. The new feature comes from a partnership, announced Feb. 26th, with TAP Network, a blockchain based digital advertising...

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An Era of Centralized Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains: Binance’s DEX and JPM Coin

The launch of Binance’s decentralized exchange and JP Morgan’s proprietary cryptocurrency, JPM Coin, have raised fundamental questions about where the crypto industry is headed. Both products fall short of traditional definitions of decentralization, and instead, stake territory somewhere between...

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Mark Zuckerberg Considers Blockchain for Data Authorization and Logins

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and founder of Facebook, expressed interest in utilizing blockchain technology for the authorization of data, such as logins and account validation, in an interview with Harvard Law professor Jonathan Zittrain on Feb. 20th. In the interview,...

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Autonomous Spanish Region Puts $13 Million towards “4.0 Industries” Including Blockchain

Aragon, an autonomous Spanish region, has seen its government pledge over €12 million ($13 million) to develop what it has dubbed “4.0 industries,” including blockchain, AI, and a host of other emerging technologies. According to the local newspaper La...

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Nasdaq Will Provide Real-Time Bitcoin and Ethereum Index Information

Nasdaq, the second-largest stock market in the world, will bolster its crypto offering with new Bitcoin and Ethereum tracking indices on Feb. 25th. The Indices will offer real-time price updates, in thirty-second intervals, on the two cryptocurrencies for clients...

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