Chat app Kik encourages its users to earn and spend kin – the app’s domestic cryptocurrency after the launch of “crypto-economy” announced Wednesday. Users are able to get kin tokens in the Kin Marketplace Beta by completing polls, quizzes and creating tutorials. Tokens can be spent to purchase premium tools inside the app. read more
A mobile app based on blockchain will enable American troops serving abroad to cast their votes in West Virginia in the federal elections this November.
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Using facial recognition software, the platform named Voatz will match users’ "selfie-style video of their face" to their government-issued IDs, as indicated by CNN. Once endorsed, voters will be permitted to cast their ballot on the application. Then, votes will be anonymized and stored on the blockchain.
Honeyminer, a crypto mining application that gives clients the chance to earn bitcoin with laptops, is quickly gaining popularity.
The app was launched in June, and its client base has reached 50,000 since then. A third of the new users are located in developing markets, and 5 percent hail from Africa, according to the company.
"We've stumbled into something that was far bigger and more international than we imagined." Honeyminer co-founder stated.