Intel teams up with Tencent on Internet of Things

Intel collaborates with Tencent in order to work on Internet of Things blockchain solution
15 September 2017   714

Tencent, the Chinese media and technology company, has unveiled its partership with Intel at the 2017 World Internet of Things Exposition in Wuxi, China. Thus, ae reported by, the two companies signed a letter of intent for a partnership centered on blockchain technology.

According to the report, the project will focus on developing applications for the Tencent User Security Infrastructure (TUSI) Internet of Things (IoT) laboratory.

Intel is committed to providing privacy protection, security and scalable technology, and by working with Tencent on Blockchain technology, the prospects will be exciting.

Rick Echevarria
Intel’s Software and Services Group vice president 

As the letter of intent details, Tencent will utilize cloud-based blockchain technology through the support of Intel. However, it’s unclear whether the project will use the Coco Framework, which is a joint project of Intel and Microsoft, or an iteration of Hyperledger, which is Linux’s open-sourced platform for blockchain projects.

Genesis Conference to be Held in London

Genesis Conference will cover research and development, regulation, economics and applications issues, taking place in London on February 22
22 February 2018   71

Genesis London Conference will take place on February 22, tackling the most pertinent issues in blockchain space: research and development, regulation, economics and applications.

Genesis London is a platform for researchers, developers and generally anyone interested in blockchain, and its priority is to share knowledge, facilitate productive discourse and filter out the hype.

Location: The CityPoint building, 1 Ropemaker St, London, EC2, UK
Date and time: 9:30AM - 8PM, February 22, 2018

The agenda of the conference includes Privacy and Confidentiality Techniques for Blockchains; Permissioned Business Blockchain Applications and Use-cases; Scalable, Transparent and Post-quantum Secure Computational Integrity, with Applications to Cryptocurrencies; A Rational Protocol Design Treatment of Bitcoin, and more.

The headline speakers include Patrick de Laive, co-founder of TNW; Margarita Khartanovich, head of insight at Binary District; Jack Gavigan, chief operating officer at ZCash; Jeremy Kahn, technology writer for Bloomberg, and many more.