Alex Rathod

NASA Funds Blockchain Autonomous Rocket Project
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NASA Funds Blockchain Autonomous Rocket Project
 The commonly held refrain, “Crypto to the moon!”, may actually be more literal than you thought; NASA has awarded a research grant of $330,000 to a scientist in Ohio in order to develop an Ethereum-based system for autonomous piloting of spacecraft. Jin Wei Kocsis, working in the department of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Akron, received the grant and is leading the project. She said: “In this…
Barclays Has Eyes on Opening Crypto-rading Desk
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Barclays Has Eyes on Opening Crypto-Trading Desk
British finance multinational, Barclays plc, is carrying out research with its customers regarding opening a cryptocurrency trading desk for its customers, it has emerged. Whilst research is in its preliminary stage, it is nevertheless potentially exciting news, as it would make Barclays the first European major bank to enter the space and could be a major step in helping to legitimise cryptocurrency further in the eyes of mainstream finance. This…
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Louisiana Mayor Proposes Own ICO for Local Development Funding  
Joel Robideaux, the mayor of the city of Lafayette, Louisiana has proposed that his local parish council issue its own cryptocurrency in order to raise funding for city projects. During his annual address on Thursday (April 12th), Robideaux struck a refreshing and future-oriented tone by making the proposition, stating that Lafayette should utilise its position as a regional tech hub to find alternative methods to unlock public funding. Driving this…