Today's blockchain and cryptocurrency news:
Bitcoin is up slightly at $5,002.
XRP is down 2% at 35 cents
and Ethereum down 1% at $162
Bosch, and the Austrian power supplier Wien Energie have come up with a blockchain refrigerator.
Barclays, the Royal Bank of Scotland, and R3 have completed a trial that should speed up property transactions.
A Canadian court has confiscated approximately $1.4 million in Bitcoin that belonged to a convicted drug dealer.
Gazprom, talked blockchain technology to with Russian Prime Minister.
- Bosch and Wien Energie Demo Blockchain-Powered Refrigerator - CoinDesk — More interestingly, perhaps, the utility firm said the device will ultimately allow the user to become “active participants” in the energy market, using smart contracts to enable switching between different sources of electricity and providing a “transparent” and secure view of the energy used from production to consumption.
- Barclays, RBS, R3 Cut Property Transaction Times in Blockchain Trial - CoinDesk
- Judge rules drug dealer must forfeit $1.9 million in bitcoin to the province | The Star
- Russia’s Gazprom Integrates Blockchain Technology for Gas Supply | BTCMANAGER