Comcast Ventures forms ‘Blockchain Crew’ to execute aggressive investment strategy

Comcast Ventures is aggressively seeking investments into blockchain technology, forming a five-member team it calls “The Blockchain Crew.” The underpinning goal is to learn about how the encryption technology can help Comcast in product development, and not as much about looking for stellar growth opportunities.

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How the Ethereum blockchain could be used to verify sports memorabilia

CryptoKitties, in which users pay in ether (the token of Ethereum) to breed and trade unique digital kittens a la trading cards, may sound like a trifle. But Nolan Bauerle, director of research for the bitcoin and blockchain news site CoinDesk, says the game demonstrates Ethereum’s serious potential business applications.

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