IBM Patents Blockchain System to Create ‘Trust’ Between AR Game Players, Real World Locations

Major global tech giant IBM has applied for another blockchain patent, this time aiming to deter augmented reality (AR) game players from intruding on undesirable locations. The tech firm’s latest patent document was released by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Thursday, Nov. 1. In the patent, IBM, also known as Big Blue, describes a blockchain-based method and system of interactions between a AR-running mobile device and locational database in order to set and maintain safe boundaries between AR objects and real-world physical locations. According to the document,…

Read More

Bitcoin Cash Continues to Skyrocket 15% to $535, Volume Quintuples

Ahead of its scheduled fork on November 15, the price of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has increased by yet another 15 percent to $535. Yesterday, on November 3, CCN reported that the price of BCH surged by 12 percent from $425 to $477 ahead of its hard fork. The support of the original Bitcoin Cash roadmap The post Bitcoin Cash Continues to Skyrocket 15% to $535, Volume Quintuples appeared first on CCN

Read More

Coinbase Is Officially Adding Support for Basic Attention Token (BAT)

On November 2, 2018, Coinbase announced that it would be integrating support for Basic Attention Token (BAT), an ERC-20 token that is designed to work out-of-the-box with the privacy-centric Brave Browser, on CoinbasePro. BAT will initially trade against USD Coin (USDC), a stablecoin that Coinbase developed with Circle Ltd. and recently added to its platforms. The new offering is not available on Coinbase’s primary platform, and the company said it would make a separate announcement when this occurs. The offering is being integrated on Coinbase Pro in the following order…

Read More