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What is Bitcoin Mining 8 Jan

Giant Automakers & Co. Start Global Blockchain Initiative

Automakers such as BMW, Ford, General Motors, Renault, alongside with partners from the blockchain and other industries launched the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) today. The initiative aims to explore blockchain for use in a new digital mobility ecosystem that could make transportation safer, more affordable, and more widely accessible, according to the official announcement.

The Government versus Bitcoin 18 Dec

S Korean Fishermen, Farmers To Use Blockchain Trading Platform

South Korea’s South Jeolla Province is set to launch a blockchain-powered platform that it says will allow farmers and fishermen to trade their produce via a shared, distributed ledger. The province is one of the country’s biggest agricultural providers. Some 40% of its population works in the fishing or farming industries. The platform has been developed in conjunction with the country’s Ministry of Science and Technology, as well as the Ministry of Information and Communication. No time frame for the launch of the platform was given.

The Government versus Bitcoin 18 Dec

UNICEF Wants Donors to Mine Monero for Disadvantaged Children

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has launched a site that allows users to mine cryptocurrency – helping raise money for disadvantaged children by leaving their browsers open on a web page. Per media outlet iT News, the Australian branch of the charity says its new site, called the HopePage, will “allow Australians to provide help and hope to vulnerable children by simply opening the page while they are online.”