Browsing the "Internet of Things" Tag

Blockchain Water Purifier? New China Mobile Appliance Earns You Tokens

| Wolfie Zhao

A water purifier launched by China Mobile is connected to the internet of things and will reward usage with crypto tokens.

Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work Can Be Made More Efficient, IBM Research Claims

| Ian Allison

Scientists from IBM Research claim they've found a way to reshape blockchain architectures for energy-constrained internet of things devices.

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Blockchain for IoT: A Big Idea Meets Hard Design Questions

| Ian Allison

Cut through the tantalizing visions of cars with wallets trading with each other, and you'll find debates taking shape over nitty-gritty details.

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Blockchain Must Adapt to Build Trust in the Internet of Things

| Mic Bowman and Camille Morhardt

While there is tremendous promise for the tech, blockchain must evolve substantially to meet the unique demands of the internet of things.

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IOTA: The $3.7 Billion Crypto Developers Love to Hate

| Alyssa Hertig

One of the largest crypto assets has been under fire for its technical decisions, with some developers even branding IOTA the coin they love to hate.

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Japan’s Third Largest Utility Tests Bitcoin On Lightning

| Alyssa Hertig

One of Japan's largest electric companies is intrigued by bitcoin's early-stage Lightning Network, so much so they're testing it out.

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A Little Lightning Project Has Two Big Implications

| Alyssa Hertig

A small Japanese startup is paving the way in ideating how bitcoin's experimental Lightning network could take shape on two fronts.

Cisco Seeks to Protect Blockchain System for IoT Device Tracking

| Nikhilesh De

In a new patent filing, tech giant Cisco describes a blockchain management system for monitoring Internet of Things devices on a network.

Tencent Taps Intel’s Hardware for IoT Blockchain Solution

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Chinese internet giant Tencent and chip maker Intel are teaming up on hardware-based blockchain security for the Internet of Things.

‘Absolutely Necessary’: How Blockchain Could Help Tech Giant Cisco Reboot

| Michael del Castillo

As hardware sales fall, Cisco is now pushing even deeper into blockchain, seeking efficiency benefits and improved profits from the tech.