Over 130-Year-Old Liquor Company William Grant & Sons to Track Whiskey on Blockchain

Premium scotch whisky brand Ailsa Bay is reportedly about to release what it believes to be the world’s first scotch whisky tracked with a blockchain-based system. Liquor-related news website The Drinks Business reported on the development on March 26. Ailsa Bay is owned by William Grant & Sons (WG&S), a liquor company founded in 1887 that, according to Crunchbase, has a yearly revenue of about $80 million. Per the report, WG&S has partnered with blockchain company arc-net to develop the new products and a system that will track the complete…

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Star Trek’s William Shatner Tweets in Support of Vitalik Buterin

William Shatner’s positive Tweet posted yesterday, Nov. 7 about Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin has led to backlash from crypto Twitter about the alleged centralization of Ethereum’s network. Shatner is a Canadian actor who became a sci-fi icon for his portrayal of James T. Kirk, captain of the USS Enterprise, in the American television series Star Trek. Since then, the actor has become arguably equally as well-known for his role in television commercials as the Priceline Pitchman. The former spaceship captain turned Priceline spokesman has an audience of around 2.52…

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