Miami commissioners claim 'basic' understanding of MiamiCoin

by • 3 months ago

Miami is spending millions on a new rental assistance program, but the funding source, MiamiCoin, is only vaguely understood by city leaders.

Philadelphia to explore city-branded cryptocurrency

by • 4 months ago

Philadelphia CIO Mark Wheeler said Mayor Jim Kenney has given his approval to start considering a relationship with CityCoins, which has also minted digital currencies for Miami and New York.

New accelerator promises to help 'crypto cities' move faster

by • 5 months ago

CityCoins and STX plan to launched an accelerator designed to help companies build blockchain-based civic technology applications.

Another city cryptocurrency? Austin could be next

by • 6 months ago

Austin, Texas, could become the third city with its own cryptocurrency, but officials there said they're still researching the technology.

Flush with cryptocurrency, Miami wants to give every resident some bitcoin

by • 6 months ago

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez said the city will partner with cryptocurrency exchanges to provide residents with digital wallets.

Philadelphia unveils 'Blockchain for City Government' project

by • 6 months ago

Philadelphia CIO Mark Wheeler said the city is calling for blockchain and cryptocurrency experts to share their ideas for local government applications of the technologies.

Cities aren't quite ready for blockchain, CIOs say

by • 8 months ago

Technology officials say they're interested in distributed-ledger technology, but that they have a few questions before their cities start investing.

MiamiCoin creator says 'every startup city' will get a coin within two years

by • 8 months ago

CityCoins founder Patrick Stanley said he's planning to expand to new locations.

Miami has a new source of income: cryptocurrency

by • 8 months ago

Commissioners voted to allow the city to dip into proceeds of the cryptocurrency, which so far total $4.3 million in value.