Written by Evan Schindler

From Pittsburgh with a background in payments, mobile applications and marketing technology. My future is in blockchain.
May 9 2018

ICO Alert Crypto Minute: May 9, 2018

ICO Alert Crypto Minute: May 9, 2018

In Today’s Crypto Minute: NBA Superstar to unveil his own CryptoKitties, Oracle launching blockchain products, and Japan looks to tighten up on coin exchanges. Don’t miss this!

NBA Superstar Stephen Curry Set to Release Exclusive Celebrity CryptoKitty

According to Coindesk, Golden State Warriors superstar and 2-time NBA MVP, Stephen Curry will have his own branded Cryptokitties. “We are launching a series of Steph Curry CryptoKitties,” explained Caty Tedman, head of partnerships for the company that started the popular blockchain-based collectibles. “So there will be three exclusive Steph Curry CryptoKitties [which] will be representative of his personalities,” she told CoinDesk. “The first will be sold by him, and it’ll be up to him whether he wants to sell the other two.”

Oracle Becomes the Latest Tech Giant Company to Join the Blockchain Movement

Starting this month, Oracle Corp. will be rolling out new blockchain based products. According to Bloomberg, the software titan has partnered with Banco de Chile to unveil a financial solution that logs transactions on a hyperledger. Oracle has also partnered with the government of Nigeria to keep records of import duties on the blockchain. The move is one in a larger trend of major software companies adopting the technology for improved security and accuracy in their products.



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Topics: NBA, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Crypto Minute, Japan