• Deepfake detection firm chooses Algorand
    Technology

    Algorand: Insurers investigate, blockchain corroborates

    Attestiv believes its AI-driven media validation technology can help insurers detect false claims that cost them $40 billion a year.

    Algorand and Attestiv believe they can use blockchain technology to help insurance companies detect when claims are accompanied by difficult-to-detect deepfake photos and videos.

  • Algorand announces $50M grant program
    Alt coins,  Innovators

    Algorand announces $50M grant program to boost its blockchain

    Three beneficiaries have already been announced, and other projects will be able to go through an open application process in due course

    A decentralized finance-focused blockchain platform, Algorand has earmarked a total of 250 million ALGO tokens worth $50 million for multi-year grants initiative, designed “to provide funding to projects building apps to support infrastructure, end-user application, and research innovation on its blockchain.”

  • PlanetWatch and Algorand put air quality test results on a blockchain (Photo: Flickr)
    Technology

    Algorand puts air quality test results on a blockchain

    The DeFi-focused blockchain firm is teaming up with PlanetWatch to create an immutable record of global air quality test results

    In addition to using Algorand’s open-source, permissionless blockchain to quickly disseminate and permanently record pollution readings, PlanetWatch plans to use it to reward volunteers who maintain pollution sensors with Planet utility tokens.