Browsing the "Internet of Things" Tag

Crypto-Powered IoT Networks Are on Their Way to Over 250 US Cities

| Brady Dale

Crypto-mining modems that Helium uses to connect IoT devices to the internet will soon be shipping across the U.S.

Germany Passes National Policy to Explore Blockchain But Limit Stablecoins

| Anna Baydakova

Germany's cabinet has passed a national strategy for exploring blockchain tech, while limiting the threat of stablecoins like Facebook's Libra.

Napster Founder’s IoT Startup to Go Crypto With $15 Million Series C

| Brady Dale

Helium, an internet-of-things startup founded in 2013, is adding crypto tokens to its business model with the backing of two major funders.

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Moving Beyond ‘The Blockchain Is the App’

| Mic Bowman

Blockchains are useless on their own. For decentralized computing to work, they must intersect with other solutions. writes Intel's Mic Bowman.

Bitcoin Startup Unveils ‘Thunder Bird’ Lightning Code for IoT Devices

| Alyssa Hertig

Japanese startup Nayuta is releasing a lightning network implementation with a compelling new focus: bitcoin payments for the internet of things.

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.