• Still not on the moon: Bitcoin. "Le voyage dans la lune, en plein dans l'œil!!", a drawing by Georges Méliès of the vessel landing in the moon's eye in the film Le voyage dans la lune (via Wiki commons).
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    Despite claims, astronomers don’t see blockchain on moon

    Blockchain startup Diana will let you stake a claim to a piece of lunar real estate, but the International Astronomical Union isn’t buying

    Would you like to spend your bitcoin on a piece of green cheese to go with that bridge you own? A new blockchain startup is using the 50th anniversary of the moon landing to pitch a token divvying the surface of the moon into two billion plots—and that’s just on the bright side!

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    Report: With blockchain hype over, focus now on active blockchain businesses

    Digital marketing agency Zage interviewed leaders of more than 100 businesses currently using blockchain technology in the real world

    A seamless user experience is one of the keys to the widespread adoption of blockchain technology, according to a report released on August 19 by digital marketing agency Zage.

  • Photo of Mike Tyson by Jerry Metellus
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    Billionaire ‘Tyson Token’ backer Shi Jianxiang to throw down with boxing champ

    Accused of masterminding a multi-billion-dollar Ponzi scheme in China, Fight to Fame’s backer calls Tyson a liar, threatens defamation suit

    We’re not sure how powerful a punch Chinese billionaire Shi Jianxiang (in Chinese: 施健祥) can throw, but he’s threatening to go head to head with former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson—well, at the very least in a courtroom. That’s because the bout between Iron Mike and Shi’s sports-related blockchain project Fight To Fame (in Chinese: 一战成名) is heating up on the pages of Modern Consensus.

  • Lakiha "Kiki" and Mike Tyson (Courtesy of Lakiha Tyson).
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    EXCLUSIVE: Mike Tyson’s wife/manager on the fight against bogus Tyson Token

    The boxing champion’s wife tells Modern Consensus how Chinese fugitive Shi Jianxiang forged claims that he supports the Fight to Fame blockchain and its Tyson Token

    Former boxing champion Mike Tyson is embroiled in a dispute with Fight to Fame, a blockchain startup which has been very publicly claiming that he not only endorsed the company and its planned “Tyson Token” cryptocurrency, but that he is a co-founder and active member of the company. The company has said it plans to host a series of fights around the world, selecting the most popular fighters for a reality TV show and then Hollywood action movies. Tokens would be used by fans to vote for and bet on their favorite fighters, as well as support other projects.