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IOTA Utilised By Dutch Tech Firm For Smart Electricity

ElaadNL is a technology firm based in the Netherlands and has recently developed a proof of concept for a smart power grid for electric vehicles using the internet of things focused on IOTA Tangle technology. Bit of a mouth full, I know. The announcement came yesterday which and says that the proof of concept shows the ability of smart grids to not only consume power but also generate it and autonomously redistribute it throughout the community. The initiative was based on IOTA’s Tangle technology purportedly lets the charging devices autonomously make the decision for whether there is a need to...

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IOTAs New Partnership Will Digitise Energy Market

The IOTA Foundation has recently joined forces with the public enterprise based in Denmark, Energinet in an effort to bring the energy ecosystem closer to the Internet of Things (IoT). The two bodies inked an agreement to work together in exploring the use of IOTA Tangle for energy markets and domains of IoT. Energy The enterprise provides electricity and gas transmission services which also includes gas distribution and storage. Energinet has been looking into the use of distributed ledger technologies in the past to speed up their transformation into green energy. The Danish company is now aiming to explore IOTA’s...

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IOTA’s New and Improved Qubic Team

Back in December, the IOTA Foundation began to restructure their process for developments by introducing the Omega team. Now, the Foundation has now revamped its Qubic team in which Eric Hop recently announced through a blog post by the firm. In the blog post, Hop discussed the new focus of the team in areas like ICT, Qupla, IXI, FPGA/ASIC and Qubic. Last month, the restructure of the Omega team by IOTA where every member decided to work on an individual focus point. With this, each team member is allowed to work on a specific section of the project. Each separate...

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What A Week For IOTA, XRP And USDT

For the first time in a very long time (what almost feels like living memory) the cryptocurrency markets have seen a slight surge this week, pleasing investors across the globe. Now, it’s still early days, we can’t really see the full scale of this surge and indeed, correction is sure to take over again, but, at the very least it does remind us that cryptocurrency still has the capacity to grow, at a fantastic rate too. The news has been rushing out this week - even leading up to the inevitable holiday’s downtime and it’s all thanks to the positive...

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Progress Being Made Between IOTA and Audi

The Head of Mobility and Automotive at the IOTA Foundation, Alisa Maas published a blog post recently which said that they had seen good results after a five-month of collaboration with Audi. The intention was to present the results of their project to people who are interested - investors and all. The car manufacturer giant and IOTA have recently said that their five-month collaboration had a good impact on both companies as they were able to provide information regarding the pros of looking for new solutions with blockchain technology and IOTA. Audi and the IOTA Foundation analysed the technology behind...

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