Tag: blockchain

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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Blockchain Hackathon Distributed: Trade Has $25k in Prizes No Comments

On June 12-13, 2016, a day prior to the Distributed: Trade conference, BTC Media and SixThirty announced a 24-hour blockchain hackathon with a total of $25,000 in prize money. The hackathon will put teams from corporate giants, blockchain industry experts and the top universities in the world against each other to build the next generation of blockchain applications to solve problems in payment...


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Dean Masley explains the rebranding of the College Cryptocurrency Network No Comments

Recently, Dean Masley, the executive director of the College Cryptocurrency Network announced that the network was rebranding to the Blockchain Education Network, to better represent the new direction of the network. The College Cryptocurrency Club is a non-profit network of bitcoin clubs around the world that collaborates, shares ideas and helps spread the grassroots bitcoin movement on Universit...


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First Blockchain Company on the TSX (Interview) No Comments

The Blockchain Tech (BTL) Group recently made headlines by becoming the first publicly-listed blockchain-related company on the Toronto Stock Exchange, live for trading on its VentureBoard. It is truly a step up for the technology behind Bitcoin in Canada, where the TSX is the premier national exchange, and follows their successful fundraiser of $2 million CAD. The company was founded by brothe...


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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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This Week in Bitcoin News No Comments

This has been a busy week for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Here are some highlights from the past week in Bitcoin news... NASDAQ Further Embraces The Blockchain According to Bloomberg NASDAQ has taken a very serious interest in blockchain technology. NASDAQ has made significant moves in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency space in the past 6 months and this latest news is another milestone in what...


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