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Jaguar Owner? You Can Now Earn Crypto Via Your Car

Attention all Jaguar owners and crypto enthusiasts! It’s your lucky day as now, you will be able to earn cryptocurrency as they drive by enabling their vehicles to report ‘useful’ data. So if you own a Jaguar you will now be able to earn cryptocurrency by enabling technology in connected vehicles to report data on the conditions of the roads like potholes, traffic and so on. After this data is received, other connected vehicles can be warned to take alternative routes. Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has teamed up with the team over at the German non-profit organisation, the IOTA Foundation....

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Adoption: Texas Partners With IOTA To Improve Transportation

The official transportation body of Austin, Texas is ATX who have announced that they will be partnering up with the team over at IOTA in order to bring the innovation to the mobility industry in the state capital which has a population of an estimated 1 million people. We’re partnering with the nonprofit @iotatoken to bring the future of mobility to Austin. Learn all about it at a special event on Monday, April 29, at 5 p.m. on the UT campus. ATD and IOTA leaders will make an announcement, followed by a Q&A. More at https://t.co/7cAmKUd6wp. pic.twitter.com/Cr97G8gfpX — ATX Transportation...

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IOTA Is More Decentralised Than Ever Before

Cryptocurrency project and the team behind the MIOTA token, IOTA have taken further steps to ensure the decentralisation of their project going forward. Znet, the new IOTA testnet will no longer run with a coordinator involved, allowing znet and IOTA to take huge steps towards a more enhanced decentralisation and of course, a more transparent network. According to ZyCrypto: “The coordinator-less (or Coo-less/CLIRI) function was innovated in response to criticisms hauled against IOTA because of its minimal decentralization. The IOTA development team now have a window to address possible challenges that may arise with the mainnet as the test phase...

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German Security Firm Looking At Car Wallet For IOTA Payments

The tech firm, Accessec is a security company based in Germany and they have recently announced a new vehicle-based wallet that will enable cars to automatically buy fuel or charging services through the utilisation of the MIOTA token. Last week, the security firm showed off its new Car Wallet to the public last week which is integrated with the vehicle. The wallet will interact with a point of sale terminals automatically when it comes to buying fuel or other vehicle-related services. The wallet will be able to start services like authorising a battery-point to start charging and pay the amount...

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The Difference Between Blockchain and IoT

The terms ‘Blockchain’ and ‘Internet of Things’ often appear side by side, though in order to understand the true implications of these technological revolutions, we need to actually understand what they are, and of course, how they can work together. The blockchain, as you probably know is a trustless and secured network that can automate a range of processes and can provide storage solutions. Cryptocurrency is a great example of a product that can exist on the blockchain, though the blockchain isn’t simply limited to finance, the blockchain can be used to facilitate a range of processes, from games to...

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