Category: Cryptocurrency News

Watch a dog-like robot struggle to pull a much larger aircraft

Boston Dynamics has shown its robots to be more than capable of traversing difficult terrain or, in many cases, being subjected to abuse by the company’s staff to prove their strength. Now, researchers at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) in Italy have pushed its own robot to the limit, asking it to pull a…
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15 Irish firms selected for Google Adopt a Startup programme

15 Irish tech start-ups have been accepted to join the latest Google Adopt a Startup Programme and will work with Google executives to identify how they can more quickly scale up. The companies selected for the Spring Adopt a Startup programme are: Allergy Lifestyle, VRAI, Change Donations, ConstructionBOS, Coroflo, Danalto, EdgeTier, FarmHedge, Limtz, Moby, PepTalk,…
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Final call for start-ups to compete for €280,000 Seedcorn funding

The final call has been issued for companies to compete for a share of this year’s €280,000 InterTradeIreland Seedcorn Investor Readiness competition. Seedcorn offers a total cash prize fund of €280,000, with €100,000 earmarked for the overall winner. Since its inception in 2003, the total awarded to innovative companies stands at €4.5m. ‘Seedcorn is much…
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Children’s storybook of Irish scientists wins €2,000 Mary Mulvihill Award

Third-level students from across the country took part in the 2019 edition of the Mary Mulvihill Award, named in honour of one of the country’s best scientists and science communicators, who sadly passed away in 2015. Now in its third year, the award sets the challenge to students to create an engaging piece of science…
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10 global fintechs join NadiFin accelerator in Dublin and Luxembourg

10 start-ups from all over the world have been selected for the first cohort of the new NadiFin global fintech accelerator, which will reward €100,000 to the winning start-up. The accelerator is powered by MiddleGame Ventures and Farvest in partnership with the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology, Enterprise Ireland and the Fintech & Payments Association…
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AT&T now accepts Bitcoin as payment for its 150+ million subscribers

AT&T, the world’s largest telecommunications company, became the first major U.S. mobile carrier to accept Bitcoin for payment. AT&T customers will now be able to select BitPay as a payment option, allowing for bill payment in Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. The telecom company had over 150 million subscribers as of Q4 2018. “We’re always looking…
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Coinbase lists MakerDAO stablecoin Dai on its retail platform

Coinbase listed Maker’s stablecoin Dai on its retail trading platform. The move comes is part of a larger strategy to list more trading pairs to keep up with the leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance. Coinbase attempting to regain market share Coinbase has continued to aggressively list new crypto assets. Once considered the “conservative” crypto exchange stemming…
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Top 5 forecast: Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin technical analysis

After several weeks of bullish momentum, most of the top market cap cryptos are going through a period of consolidation. It’s unclear whether the market will pullback or experience new highs, and overall it seems wise to wait for confirmation before re-entering the market. Bitcoin Over the last week, Bitcoin has been trading between $7,000…
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DeFi exchange Uniswap records $20 million in trades last week

Ryan Sean Adams, the Founder of cryptoasset investment firm Mythos Capital, revealed via Twitter that Uniswap, a permissionless, peer-to-peer (P2P) crypto exchange protocol, recorded approximately $20 million in trading volume last week. A permissionless exchange protocol developed by a single developer generated $20m in trade volume last week It launched less than 6 months ago…
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Investors in the company that created EOS will see 65x returns in stock buyback

Cryptocurrency startup Block.one made history by returning more than 6,567 percent returns to its earliest investors in less than three years. According to a report from Bloomberg, the ROI translates into $6.6 million for a $100,000 stake. Block.one pays out outlandish returns to its investors Seeing your original investment return several thousand percent is not…
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