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Tianjin University, Hoopox Establish Blockchain Research Laboratory

  • The initiative is expected to create traction between talents and big industry players that will work on blockchain development.
  • The official ceremony saw speeches by the CEO of Hoopax and the Secretary of Tianjin University Party Committee.
Liuzhou Suiseki Hall at Tianjin University Research Institute. Arch2O

  • The initiative is expected to create traction between talents and big industry players that will work on blockchain development.
  • The official ceremony saw speeches by the CEO of Hoopax and the Secretary of Tianjin University Party Committee.
Head of Facebook's Libra project David Marcus. WSJD

Libra Association Forms New Technical Steering Committee

  • The new Libra Association committee consists of five members from various firms in fintech and blockchain.
  • The committee will try to publish its technical governance framework, and other relevant documents, before the end of March 2020.
Brave browser logo concept. Brave

Brave Browser Adds Sponsored Images Feature to New Tabs

  • Users who are part of the Brave Rewards program will be rewarded for their attention when viewing these sponsored images.
  • The whole idea came from a user commenting on a SpaceX launch photo that was already part of the browser's new tab images rotation.

Kudelski Extends Partner Ecosystem, Advances Security in Blockchain

  • Some of the new partners are LORCA, Cossack Labs, and BlockFrame, among many others.
  • Kudelski Security also complemented an assessment for the crypto exchange of Crypto.com.

Chain2020 Expects More Than 10,000 Attendees

  • The event will take place on the 16th of January in Hong Kong and includes some very interesting educational lecturers led by prominent names in the sector.
  • The organizers of the event want to turn it into a comprehensive source of blockchain knowledge that will be beneficial to local and global audiences.

Nervos Announces Grants Program to Advance Ecosystem Development

  • The initial focus of the $30 million program will be on infrastructure development.
  • Later down the line, funding for community management, applications, and research will start flowing.

A Timeline of Defining Blockchain Events in 2019

  • 2019 marked the first year in which blockchain began being recognized outside of cryptocurrencies.
  • It was a necessary transition period for blockchain, helping the sector recover from the slump that was 2018.

IBM, Farmer Connect Reveal Blockchain-Based Supply Chain App

  • The innovative app will also allow users to support coffee-related sustainability projects that catch their attention.
  • Farmer Connect will improve customer experience through an all new self-sovereign identity.

Aragon Begins Onboarding Jurors for Tokenized Court

  • Aragon's community members can now exchange their ANT tokens for ANJ tokens.
  • The Aragon Court launch date has been scheduled for 10 February, which is when the exchange rate between the tokens will stop being fixed.

Mediaocean, Amino Payments Partner on Responsible Advertising

  • Mediaocean is the world's foundational media software company, recently involved with blockchain technology.
  • Amino Payments will provide supply path data to Mediaocean's apps used by brands and agencies.

Riot Deploying 4,000 Antminer S17 Pro to Oklahoma City Mining Facility

  • 3,000 units are already being deployed at an Oklahoma City mining facility.
  • The other 1,000 are expected to arrive this month, altogether increasing the average mining hashrate of the facility by 240%.

Blox, æternity Partner on Better Crypto Asset Management

  • Blox now runs an official node on æternity, directly working with data from the blockchain.
  • The cooperation will help æternity users better manage their crypto assets by leveraging Blox's user-friendly tools.

International Trust Machines Corporation Paving the Way for the “Blockchain of Things”

  • Collaborating with Microsoft and Qualcomm, ITM is creating an edge agent for IoT chipsets.
  • The goal is the leverage blockchain technology to prepare IoT devices for the coming decade.

DLive, BitTorrent Join Forces, Unite Clients and Services

  • With the merge of users, DLive will become one of the biggest live streaming platforms in the world.
  • The Lino blockchain will still be supported until the migration to TRON is fully completed.