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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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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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