Category: Blockchain Technology

Bitcoin Airdrop 2016

Bitcoin Airdrop Initiative Expands across Canada and Globally No Comments

Last September, the McGill Cryptocurrency Club hosted a Bitcoin Airdrop during the McGill orientation week, after a partnership with ChangeTip enabled the club to give bitcoin to the incoming class of students. This September, the Blockchain Education Network is expanding the airdrop across Canada and the United States, thanks to a partnership with BTC.com. Student blockchain hubs in Toronto, ...


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Ethereum Co-Founder to Address National Crowdfunding Summit in Closing Keynote No Comments

March 3, 2016, the 2nd annual National Crowdfunding Association of Canada Crowdfunding Summit will be held at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto. Keynotes and panels at the summit provide insights about innovations in global finance and the sharing economy, impact investing, economic growth and market trends, regulatory updates and a fearless look at the future. This year's theme is "Th...


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The Demise of Television. How will money and media work in the future? No Comments

The nature of media, how it is created and how it is consumed changes constantly as technology moves forward. The distribution of media has been forever impacted by the Internet and the ability for people to instantly, flawlessly replicate media and send it anywhere in the World. This has created an array of products and services that have transformed the way we all consume information and entert...


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Has The Internet of Things Yielded The Hackerproof Phone? No Comments

Has the Internet of Things yielded the Hackerproof Phone? Of course nothing is hackerproof but it's always interesting to see how companies try to innovate in this space. Blockchain technology continues to grow as the potential solution to all of the World's computing problems but can it change the way we use our cell phones and store data? The people at Turing Robotics Industries have a phone th...


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Decentralized Apps for Beginners – What is a dApp? No Comments

What is a dApp? Decentralized apps are a new type of software program designed to exist on the Internet in a way that is not controlled by any single entity. Where bitcoin is a decentralized value exchange, a decentralized application aims to achieve functionality beyond transactions that exchange value. Many types of decentralized apps are starting to emerge as blockchain technology continue...


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Bitcoin and Canadian Pensions – Traditional Investment in Canadian Bitcoin No Comments

Canada continues to broaden horizons and lead the way with adoption and acceptance of Bitcoin and blockchain technology into a growing group of industries. To further mark this process OMERS Ventures, an arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS), who has previously backed some of the most high-profile companies in the Canadian tech sector, is now including blockchain techn...


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Blockchain at Canadian Universities – Do we need a Bitcoin Degree? No Comments

Canada is known for being innovative and cutting edge when it comes to technology. Our technological history is filled with great success stories (with our share of catastrophic failures) and in the World of Bitcoin and blockchain technology Canada is leading the way again. As we go forward do we need to have a Canadian Bitcoin Degree available from our schools? Since 2014 we have started to se...


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Ethereum Trading in Canada Using Canadian Exchanges No Comments

We covered the Ethereum Frontier launch at Decentral in Toronto but that's only where the fun began. Ethereum is one of the most anticipated cryptocurrency projects to launch since the blockchain was invented and there are many eager speculators and developers waiting to see what will happen next. For those who bought Ethereum during the pre-sale these are exciting times. Ether previously purch...


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Ethereum Trading in Canada is Here No Comments

Another addition to the excitement surrounding Ethereum... Ethereum trading is now available! If you have Ether or want to get some Ether you will be happy to learn that Canadians can buy and sell Ethereum at Coinsquare! Following Frontier’s launch, Coinsquare Ltd. (d.b.a. Coinsquare, Coinsquare.io) is pleased to announce that its Ether market is live effective today! “Ethereum is amon...



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