Energy Giant Engie, Maltem Back New ‘Blockchain Studio’ With $2.3M

French energy company Engie and business consulting group Maltem are launching a new blockchain development spinoff for commercial clients, the companies announced Friday. Dubbed Blockchain Studio, the new venture will target clients in Asia and Southern Europe, Engie said in a press release. Its first product is a software suite that “accelerates and industrializes the […]

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Quebec Lures Cryptocurrency Miners as China Sours on Industry

Quebec was fishing for tech giants but caught bitcoin miners. At least that’s how David Vincent, business development director at electric utility Hydro Quebec, describes the results of a campaign launched in 2016 to lure the likes of Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft to build their data centers in the Canadian province. The sales pitch was […]

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