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PSCU Tests CULedger’s Blockchain-Enabled Decentralized Identification Platform

February 25, 2020
PSCU, the credit union service organization (CUSO), declared on Monday that it is concluding up a POC (proof of concept) with CULedger and Baxter Credit Union (BCU) for a blockchain-enabled decentralized identification platform. CULedger’s MemberPass solution is a blockchain-based system that promotes fric...

Seoul Government Intends To Launch its Blockchain Petition System On March 1

February 25, 2020
Seoul’s government prepares to launch its hugely anticipated “blockchain petition system” on March 1. The system will provide residents of the capital city to offer recommendations to the government about possible changes to enduring policies, or to surface new concerns. Blockchain techno...

Blockchain Technology All Set To Make Tax System Convenient And Reliable

February 25, 2020
Blockchain technology has enormous potential and is generating buzz all around the world. The technology is making waves all across the private sector, but what if it could change government actions as well?  Executing Blockchain into the tax system could yield several optimum results. You may conside...

Mashreq Bank Embraces Blockchain for Customer Satisfaction And Client Security

February 25, 2020
The security brought by developing technologies like blockchain was assumed to be somewhat disruptive in the world of conventional finances. After ages of neglecting it, though, the banks are commencing to consider utilizing the new technology to enhance their services, obtain a competitive edge, and keep ...

Spain’s Catalonia State Embraces Blockchain Technology For Digital Independence

February 24, 2020
Spain’s Catalonia state, which has been striving for separation from the country for ages, is warming up to blockchain technology to amp up its attempts for political freedom from Spain.  Blockchain for Digital Independence Since its origin as the technology that powers Bitcoin (BTC) cryptocurrency, b...

JP Morgan Perspectives Report States Blockchain And DLT Is On Rise

February 24, 2020
JP Morgan Perspectives, the yearly financial report from the financial giant, has declared that blockchain is on the rise, but its mainstream approval is still many ages away. The report discusses the viability of cryptocurrencies in today’s economic environment and also their likely case uses, including t...

Football Tickets To Be Issued By UEFA Through Blockchain Technology

February 24, 2020
There’s been a bunch of football news going on in the crypto industry these past few weeks. First, the French team Paris Saint-Germain is getting ready to originate its fan token to provide fans the ability to have their say on some of the novelty things the club goes through as well as being capable

Drug Firms Develop Blockchain Network To Combat Counterfeit Drugs

February 24, 2020
Blockchain technology is continuously creating waves in the mainstream, with the health sector especially very open to the selection of the technology. With blockchain adoption, it’s flagging the way for drugmakers and other drug distribution firms, retailers, and distributors. According to a current repor...

Content Creators To Embrace Blockchain Technology For Content Monetization

February 22, 2020
Three decades ago, the print media was the ultimate source of news and information. But not anymore. Ever since the internet got mainstream adoption, traditional media has seen a constant drop both in revenues and reach. The internet has taken over the role of broadcasting information.  Now, search en...

Paxos Starts Settling Trades By Embracing Blockchain Technology

February 22, 2020
In an unexpected change from the conventional systems, New York-based Paxos has commenced settling stock trades utilizing blockchains. This is the first time that the SEC has allowed the settlement of US equities outside of the legacy systems. New settlement service Blockchain startup Paxos originated its ...

The Think Tank dGen Releases Its Extensive Blockchain In Europe 2020 Report

February 21, 2020
The think tank dGen, an organization, primarily concentrating on a swiftly decentralizing technology landscape, has issued it’s much-anticipated “Blockchain in Europe 2020” report. The formal statement presents an overview of some of dGen’s extraordinary efforts, including reaching ...

Acciona Plans To Take CBI’s Blockchain-Based Carbon Credits Trading Platform Global

February 21, 2020
Spanish renewable energy company Acciona has associated with Climate Blockchain Initiatives (CBI) to accelerate the global extension of CBI’s blockchain-based purchase-and-sale platform for carbon rights. Produced by CBI, ClimateTrade is a platform that supports companies and customers to offset their carb...

Telecom Cos. Achieve Cross-Carrier Mobile Services Utilizing Blockchain

February 21, 2020
A global blockchain consortium of telecom carriers, The Carrier Blockchain Study Group (CBSG), has declared that Asia Pacific Telecom (APTG) and a US-based carrier have finished cross-carrier blockchain payments for consumers adopting its platform. According to a press release, the POB (Proof-of-Business) ...

JPEG To Use Blockchain To Avoid Fake News And Combat Image Fraud

February 21, 2020
Envision if every JPEG image file had blockchain-protected information that would verify — or disprove — a photograph’s origins. The idea may be more than just a thought. The same organization that designed the JPEG desires to utilize the blockchain to decrease fake news and fight image fraud. The Joint Ph...

BRI And INSEAD Introduces New Course For Blockchain In Finance Sector

February 20, 2020
The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI), an independent, global think-tank committed to encouraging and developing private- and public-sector leaders to be the catalysts of the blockchain transformation, today declared a new Coursera specialization, Blockchain Revolution in Financial Services, produced in ...

Samsung Introduces Crypto and Blockchain Functionality in the Galaxy S20 Models

February 20, 2020
South Korean technology giant Samsung lately revealed its latest smartphone series, the Galaxy S20, at the Unpacked 2020 event in San Francisco. While the title feature is unquestionably the new camera, according to the official marketing material, the phone will also update on the combined blockchain secu...

Indonesia Embraces Blockchain-Based Shipping Solution TradeLens

February 20, 2020
Indonesia’s Customs and Excise Department has declared its plans to execute IBM and Maersk’s blockchain-based shipping solution, TradeLens. According to a press release, the progress follows the department’s first statement that it was joining the TradeLens ecosystem last year. Indonesia Customs and Excise...

Citi Joins HSBC Funded Blockchain Trade Finance Network Contour

February 20, 2020
Citi is entering the blockchain trade finance network, Contour. Earlier known as the Voltron Letter of Credit blockchain, Contour was commercially launched last month in Singapore. Yesterday it was declared that Citi Ventures has funded in the platform. This is one of the various blockchain news by Citi in...

Stellar Development Foundation Officially Enters Blockchain Association

February 19, 2020
According to a report by Decrypt issued on February 18, 2020, the Stellar Development Foundation, the organization following the Stellar blockchain network and its native XLM digital token – has formally entered the blockchain industry trade and lobbying group, the Blockchain Association. In a bid to promo...

India’s Election Commission Trials Blockchain For Mobile Voting

February 19, 2020
Last week, the chief election commissioner of India announced that the Election Commission is operating with the IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) on a blockchain voting system. According to a report by local news outlet The Times of India, about a third of eligible voters did not practice their right t...

European Space Agency Finances Blockchain Project To Boost Mining Industry

February 19, 2020
While Bitcoin might not be available for the moon yet, its underlying technology, blockchain, is increasingly embraced in space. The ESA (European Space Agency), a prominent intergovernmental organization devoted to space research, is financing a new blockchain project striving to develop the world’s...

Indian Election Commission Introduces Blockchain In Voting Mechanism

February 17, 2020
The burgeoning demand for Blockchain technology is pretty much in a neat shape. Many companies and countries are in the ever-increasing demand for blockchain technologies to give their shot with blockchain to improve the present financial contingencies.  Now many countries are lying in the pipeline to...

Acoer Tracker Aids With Real-Time News Of Coronavirus

February 17, 2020
To assist in the provision of real-time news concerning the scourge, an app named Acoer, a Blockchain-powered tracker, has been developed in Atlanta. Utilizing the HashLog data engine for visualization, the app consolidates real-time coronavirus news.  The app is filled with data from groups like the World...

MoneyGram Reveals Real-Time Money Sending In Alliance With VISA

February 17, 2020
Remittances giant MoneyGram declared a new service enabling real-time money sending, though the solutions of its blockchain partner Ripple are not included. MoneyGram recently published FastSend, a new service that empowers its consumers to send money in real-time to a phone number through a dedicated webs...

What Are The Benefits Of AI And Blockchain Technology In Agricultural?

February 17, 2020
The most known application of blockchain has displayed in the form of cryptocurrencies. Nevertheless, there are several sectors where the integration of open ledger technology can result in tremendous gains in productivity. The world is already seeing benefits of utilizing blockchain in the financial techn...

BASF Launches Plastic Recycling Blockchain Pilot In British Columbia

February 15, 2020
A German chemical company, BASF SE, on Thursday, declared the launch of a pilot of its reciChain distributed ledger blockchain platform in British Columbia, Canada, to assist in introducing a sustainable recycling model to decrease the production of plastic waste. The pilot, conducted by BASF’s Canadian br...

ASX Views Advantages Of Blockchain Technology As July Tests Approach

February 15, 2020
The chief of the ASX (Australian Securities Exchange) announced the company’s impending shift to blockchain technology could produce opportunities for the broader securities industry. In results call for H1 2020 Thursday, published by ZDNet, ASX CEO Dominic Stevens stated: “We’re very exc...

IOHK Invests $ 500,000 To University Of Wyoming’s Blockchain Research And Development Lab

February 15, 2020
IOHK, the software company behind Cardano, declared on Feb. 14 a donation of $500,000 in Cardano (ADA) to help and promote the University of Wyoming’s (UW) Blockchain Research and Development Lab. Professor James Caldwell, Assistant Professor Mike Borowczak, and Philip Schlump will co-direct the Adva...

Steemit To Move Its Proprietary Blockchain And Token To Tron Network

February 15, 2020
The Tron Foundation, a crypto firm that is identified for exciting its long ledger of alliances, seems to have entered a particularly significant one today. The maintainer of primary cryptocurrency Tron (TRX) has just collaborated with Steemit, significant blockchain-based blogging, and social networking w...

SBI Holdings Will Host Blockchain Facility In Texas For Northern Data

February 14, 2020
Japan-based SBI Holdings and Group has associated with Northern Data for Blockchain cooperation and Development, and SBI will be hosting its servers for the forthcoming facility in Texas for Northern Data. This strategic alliance enables both companies to grow under the Blockchain ecosystem. As in a recent...

Theta Lab Launches Blockchain-Enabled THETA Live Ember To Present 24/7 Esports Content

February 14, 2020
Theta Labs, the leading video delivery network enabled by blockchain, today declared the launch of THETA Live Embed, a new turnkey product that allows 24*7 THETA.tv Esports live streaming content to be attached to almost any blog, website, or social media platform with minimum technical effort. Popular gam...

EC To Utilize Blockchain Technology To Tackle The Problem Of Lost Votes

February 14, 2020
The Election Commission of India (EC) is endeavoring to leverage blockchain technology to approach the problem of missed votes, the Times of India reported. Approximately a third of the country’s total voters (900 million) could not cast their votes in 2019 elections, chiefly because they were not in...

Danone Utilizes Blockchain Technology For Tracking Baby Formula

February 14, 2020
Yesterday Danone revealed its Track & Connect service, a blockchain food traceability solution to offer more comprehensive transparency for its baby formula brands, including Aptamil. It has already launched in China and will be worked out this year in France, Australia, Germany, and New Zealand. The c...

DTCC Requires Financial Sector To Help Blockchain Security Issues

February 14, 2020
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) desires the financial sector to develop a consortium alongside regulators to decrease risks linked with blockchain. In a white paper published on Wednesday, the New York-based post-trade financial services firm stated participants in the financial sect...

Adopt Blockchain Technology To Gain A Competitive Edge In Market, Claims Recent Study

February 13, 2020
According to the latest study by cloud computing giant Oracle, if you’re not utilizing emerging technologies like blockchain, your firm suffers a competitive disability. The study examined 700 finance and operations managers, and executives, who always apply on-premise and cloud-based services for pe...

Samsung SDS Unveils Blockchain-Enabled Medical Insurance Claim Platform

February 13, 2020
Last month Samsung SDS uncovered a new medical insurance claims processing platform enabled by blockchain. It principally approaches the inconvenience caused to patients for registering health claims and tackles deception. Instead of patients having to assemble paperwork from hospitals to present a claim, ...

Canada Stablecorp Introduces Cryptocurrency Tightened To Canadian Dollar

February 13, 2020
A joint venture between crypto asset manager 3iQ and blockchain developer Mavennet Systems, Canada Stablecorp, has introduced QCAD, a new stablecoin cryptocurrency that is tightened to the Canadian dollar. “We are excited to be creating an important piece of financial market infrastructure for Canada.” Sta...

ACG Inspection Launches Groundbreaking Blockchain-Based Platform

February 13, 2020
The company’s Brand Security Platform unites GS1 2D Data Matrix, geolocation identification, smart contracts, and product biometrics tracking to assure the whereabouts and contents of packaged medicines are observed by their entire supply chain route from manufacturer to end-user. According to ACG, t...

Mastercard And Xpring Associate With Industry Group For Promoting Blockchain Education

February 13, 2020
Mastercard has joined a working group that promotes blockchain education and research in universities across the globe. Blockchain accelerator MouseBelt announced on Tuesday that it had embraced 11 founding members into its Blockchain Education Alliance. In extension to the card network, the new members co...

Tamil Nadu’s State Police Issues Warning Against Cryptocurrency Dealings

February 12, 2020
The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Tamil Nadu Police has published a warning against cryptocurrency dealings. In a press release, the Tamil Nadu Police EOW urged residents of the state not to get entangled in cryptocurrency transactions owing chance of fraud and other criminal activities. An extract f...

Al Khaleej Sugar Partners With Tradeflow To Adopt Blockchain In Sugar Trading

February 12, 2020
Yesterday it was published that Al Khaleej Sugar is proposing a blockchain sugar trading platform. The company is liable for about 3% of the world’s processed sugar output and will utilize the Universa blockchain. Additionally, it has inked an agreement with the Dubai free trade zone’s DMCC Tradeflow platf...

How Blockchain Technology And Cryptocurrency Can Influence Trading

February 12, 2020
It could be stated that trading is in excellent health as we head in 2020. While figures are only sporadically declared, in April 2019, the Bank of International Settlements announced that the daily turnover in the OTC FX markets had reached around $6.6 billion a day. When the prior BIS report was publishe...

An AD Campaign To Highlight Advantages Of Blockchain Technologies

February 12, 2020
The blockchain company, Figure Technologies, targeting the loans sector, has created an ad campaign to educate people about the benefits of blockchain. The company started the Provenance blockchain to tokenize loans and other digital assets and facilitate securitization. To date, more than $1 billion of as...

Vermont Regulators Partners With Trace To Track Hemp With Ethereum

February 12, 2020
Vermont regulators will trace hemp production on the ethereum mainnet in association with the cannabis supply chain blockchain startup Trace. The five-year deal declared on Monday by Vermont’s Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM), is a production-ready solution for each level of the hemp t...

Saramin To Build Blockchain-Enabled Digital Id System Through ICONLOOP Alliance

February 11, 2020
A South Korean job placement platform, Saramin has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with blockchain startup ICONLOOP to create a blockchain-based digital ID and authentication ecosystem. Established in 2016, ICONLOOP has developed “MyID” – a blockchain-based digital identity authentic...

Nacha Declares Blockchain-Based Payment Platform Phixius

February 11, 2020
U.S. clearinghouse Nacha declared last week that it is producing a blockchain-based platform to modernize and streamline payments process. The current usage of bilateral agreements is not only ineffective but also limits broader participation. Besides, the existing processing infrastructure is mostly manua...

Hyland Acquires Blockchain Credentialing Firm Learning Machine

February 11, 2020
Content services provider Hyland is enlarging its abilities in document authentication by the blockchain, with the statement that it has acquired blockchain innovator Learning Machine. Learning Machine leverages blockchain technology to validate documents and content via credentialing solutions that are ba...

Turkey Braces Up For Blockchain Economy Conference 2020

February 11, 2020
Turkey is preparing up to host the first large scale, the international crypto event of 2020, attempting to make its status as a blockchain pioneer set in stone. As it stands now, the country has endured a significant influx and growth of companies, startups, and solutions linked to cryptocurrency and bloc...

Blockchain Technology To Drive Healthcare Reveals A Report

February 10, 2020
The latest report finds that healthcare is well-positioned to be one of the foremost sectors where blockchain will have the most meaning. Healthcare is not the first sector you consider when analyzing the most likely areas for blockchain enactment. Nevertheless, the change is coming—and it will affect ever...

SEC May Exempt Blockchain Companies From Current ICO Restrictions

February 10, 2020
The SEC commissioner Hester Pierce requires the blockchain space and the regulators to operate on an expedited juridical framework for ICOs in the next three years. During the current industry conference in Chicago, the SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce recommended a new regulatory framework for unqualified i...

Chinese Insurance Firms Using Blockchain To Administer Coronavirus Claims

February 10, 2020
Insurance firms in China utilize the blockchain to handle coronavirus-related claims among the outbreak. South China Morning Post, English-language local news outlet, reported on Feb. 9 that this month Chinese online mutual aid platform ‘Xiang Hu Bao’ attached the coronavirus to the illnesses e...

PayStand Raises $ 20 Million To Be Blockchain-Enabled Venmo For Commercial Payments

February 8, 2020
PayStand, a platform utilizing blockchain technology to automate commercial payments, has allocated $20 million in Series B funding. Supporting the round are various VC firms, including Commerce Ventures, Battery Ventures, Epic Ventures, DNX Ventures, and Wildcat Ventures. Enduring investors Leap Global Pa...

Alipay Launches Blockchain-Based Platform To Fight Against Coronavirus

February 8, 2020
Alipay launches a blockchain-based data protocol service to aid in tracking supplies that assist combat Coronavirus (n-Cov 2019). Alipay delivered the platform in China prior in the month with the Zhejiang Province Medical Materials Security Group utilizing it to order and track their prevention materials ...

FUZAMEI Donates $ 14k To Battle Against Coronavirus While Launching Blockchain Data Platform

February 8, 2020
FUZAMEI, a Chinese startup, has rolled out a philanthropy-focused blockchain-based platform for tracing and managing data. Called “33 Charity,” the platform is created to support the transparency and effectiveness of businesses’ internal processes, involving charitable organizations, according to a press r...

Goldman Sachs And Citigroup Accomplishes Equity Swap On Axcore Blockchain

February 8, 2020
Two of the biggest multinational investment banks across the globe, Goldman Sachs and Citigroup, lately carried a successful transaction employing the blockchain technology. Both titans made the first of its kind equity swap, but 13 more are remaining to be achieved, as well. Equity Swap On Blockchain Citi...

Neogen Corporation Partners With Blockchain Pioneer Ripe Technology

February 7, 2020
Neogen Corporation has collaborated with food industry blockchain pioneer Ripe Technology Inc., recognized as ripe.io, to accommodate innovative blockchain technology for use with its food safety diagnostics and animal genomics. A blockchain is a kind of digital technology that “chains” together “blocks” o...

Verasity Is All Set To Launch Blockchain-Based Game Store

February 7, 2020
One of the chief factors kindling the growth of blockchain technology adoption is online gaming. The segment is a distant cry from the financial technology domain where the blockchain began to manifest its use substantially and then gradually and steadily spread its wings on to other sectors such as supply...

Beowulf Blockchain Allies With CBA Ventures To Expedite Growth Globally

February 7, 2020
Beowulf Blockchain, the B2B decentralized cloud network for communication services pioneer, today declares its strategic alliance with CBA Ventures (Cross Border Associates Ventures), the South Korea-based technology incubator and hub for the innovative entrepreneurial and startup community. The strategic ...

Blockchain Powers Avocados From Mexico’s Super Bowl 2020 Campaign

February 7, 2020
For Super Bowl 2020, Avocados From Mexico (AFM) consolidated blockchain technology over its digital advertising assets, remunerating customer engagement with “digital avocados” and creating 53,000 registrations for its nascent loyalty program. “We’re aware that we are the smallest p...

The U.S. Air Force Plans To Trial Blockchain-Based Graph Database

February 7, 2020
The U.S. Air Force (USAF) is intending to test a blockchain-based graph database that will enable it to bestow documents internally as well as throughout the multiple branches of the Department of Defense and allied governments. The permissioned blockchain ledger begins from a small Winston-Salem, Fluree P...

Broctagon Has Allied With Hashtacs On Singapore Blockchain Project

February 5, 2020
Singapore-based Broctagon Fintech Group has declared a collaboration with enterprise blockchain technology provider, Hashstacs, to assist blockchain in Singapore to more commercial usage. The companies are operating on Project Ubin, Singapore’s allied digital money project managed by the Monetary Aut...

Samsung And Salesforce Invests In Enterprise Blockchain Firm Digital Asset

February 5, 2020
Enterprise blockchain firm Digital Asset declared an additional Series C investment of an undisclosed price from Samsung Venture Investment Corp (SVIC) and Salesforce Ventures. The initial $35 million Series C ended last December. At the time, Digital Asset did not disclose the investors. Still, most were ...

Can Blockchain Help Health Systems Eliminate Costs And Boost Security?

February 5, 2020
Blockchain technology can play a vital role in the administration of medical records, according to a new commentary declared in npj Digital Medicine. This can ease health systems to enhance safety and decrease costs at the same time—and it eventually leads to better patient results. “To ensure t...

IBM, Merck, KPMG And Walmart Creates Blockchained Pharmaceutical Utility Network

February 5, 2020
IBM, Merck, KPMG, and Walmart finished the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) Interoperability Pilot in December 2019 and are now starting the Pharmaceutical Utility Network (PhUN). It could be recollected that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had elected these companies in June 2019 for the...

Binance Postpones Blockchain Week Due To Extensive Spread Of Coronavirus

February 5, 2020
Binance has declared the postponement of its blockchain week due to Coronavirus. Binance made this announcement through an official blog post and also affirmed it on Twitter. “We regret to inform you that due to the health concerns over the recent global outbreak of the novel coronavirus, we have decided t...

Blockchain-Based Social Media App Vid To Launch Its iOS And Android Version

February 4, 2020
Video-centric social media app Vid published its upcoming launch on iOS and Android. Founded in January 2017, Vida enables users to manage their data and monetize their memories utilizing AI and blockchain technology, which allows its users to build privacy-protected video content while empowering users to...

IBM Grants Blockchain Solution For Casual Labor Contracts

February 4, 2020
Tech giant IBM is developing a new blockchain product that will automate the reconciliation of casual labor contracts. Technology news site CIO announced on Feb. 3 that IBM analyzes the blockchain particularly well-suited to grabbing the pain point for businesses of solving disparities across thousands of ...

Dubai Steps Forward Towards Blockchain Vision By Executing 24 Blockchain Use Cases

February 4, 2020
Smart Dubai has declared that it has now executed 24 blockchain use cases over the eight industry sectors of finance, commerce, education, real estate, tourism, health, transportation, and security. It is part of the Emirate’s vision to become the blockchain development capital of the world. It follows the...

Walmart Canada Partners With DLT Labs To Launch Blockchain-Based Freight And Payment Network

February 4, 2020
Walmart Canada, in association with DLT Labs, launched a blockchain-based freight and payment network. The companies claim this to be the world’s most significant full production blockchain solution for any industrial application. The system uses DLT (distributed ledger technology) for verifying transactio...

UAE Launches New Blockchain-enabled Platform For Healthcare Data

February 4, 2020
The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Health and Prevention declared the launch of a new blockchain-based platform for healthcare data that associates with Dubai Healthcare City, Ministry of Presidential Affairs, and other health authorities in the area. MoHAP‘s platform is created for secure s...

Cortex CTC Enhances Intelligence Level Of Blockchain Network

February 3, 2020
Cortex CTXC Price has been trending at $0.089174. Cortex is the decentralized AI self-governing system with AI on the blockchain. Cortex CTXC is aiming to serve as the most suitable model to change on the intelligence level of the blockchain network. The Cortex inference consensus criteria to assure intell...

2020 May Witness A Growth In Blockchain And Crypto Startups In Vietnam

February 3, 2020
2020 is going to be the year of technological start-ups, and companies related to cryptocurrency, Big Data, AI, and other related fields are ready to take the stage. As common with the various countries in Asia, Vietnam is making a move towards universalizing discoveries in the field of AI, Blockchain, VRS...

Blockchain Technology Can Help In Solving Issues In Fashion Industry

February 3, 2020
The fashion industry now is in urgent need of a sustainable way of handling and tracking production facilities. One of the significant issues faced by the industry is transparency in the supply chain. Nevertheless, many research reports and surveys in contemporary times reported that using blockchain in th...

Mercedes Benz Adopts Blockchain To Track Its Co2 Emissions In Cobalt Supply Chain

February 3, 2020
Luxury automobile manufacturer Mercedes Benz is originating a Blockchain pilot program to keep a record of carbon eruptions in its cobalt supply chain. Mercedes Benz declared its move by a press release, details on how it is coupling up with Blockchain startup Circulor to record and ultimately fight carbon...

Niti Aayog Urges Government of India To Utilize Blockchain Technology

February 3, 2020
Blockchain technology has developed as a potentially transformative factor that is reshaping various aspects of government operations. Although this technology is still in a nascent stage of its evolution and approval as it proceeds to grow, the government’s Niti Aayog in its recent ‘Blockchain: The Indian...

Consumers Can Now Secure Their Data With Nuggets Platform

February 1, 2020
Nuggets is an e-commerce payment and ID platform. It is a customer blockchain platform with the power to transform payment, security, and privacy. It puts private data back in control of individuals, empowering ‘self-sovereign identity’ on a mass scale. It solves the most significant single dif...

Renting Bicycles Can Give You An Opportunity To Earn With Cryptobike!

February 1, 2020
The sharing economy is growing exponentially. Contemporary customers want to make well-informed purchases, and sharing the economy provides them this opportunity. By allowing lower-priced, higher convenience services, these companies can raise connections at an individual level and will always have a compe...

The rise of stablecoins: what’s next?

February 1, 2020
It’s well known that volatility is the main obstacle preventing millions of people and companies from using crypto. The benefits of fast, cheap, secure, and unmediated transactions around the globe are watered down by the breakneck price rallies of top cryptocurrencies, making them attractive yet risky inv...

Provenance Transforms Supply Chain Industry With Increased Transparency And Traceability

January 31, 2020
Provenance develops trust in big brands and products. It enables transparency and traceability with a set of corresponding software tools. Transparency tools showcase the people, places, and processes behind the production. Traceability tools trace the journey of ingredients, raw materials, and finished pr...

BitCab A Superior Ridesharing Ecosystem And Gamified Model

January 31, 2020
BitCab is a ridesharing enterprise that will employ the power of blockchain technology to build a platform for users to connect, socialize, and give ridesharing services. The blockchain platform promotes itself as an Uber 2.0 that will interject an ecosystem with its very own ridesharing token. The ridesha...

Sustainability And Circular Economy Enabled By Blockchain Technology

January 30, 2020
There is an increasing focus on, and recognition of the damage individuals are causing to the planet.  As the damaging impacts of climate change are growing more visible, the pressure to innovate and adjust to a circular economy is starting to become a significant priority business practice. The Circu...

Blockchain Technology To Enhance The Conventional CRM

January 30, 2020
It has long been recognized that content customers are essential to a flourishing business. Customer relationship management, or CRM, allows just that by supporting businesses involve meaningfully with its customers, growing profitability while reducing costs.  With companies ​paying​ $48.2 billion on...

Ditto Music Launches Blubox App To Combat Copyright Problem With Blockchain

January 29, 2020
In an effort to eliminate copyright violation issues and empower artists to experience more royalties on their works, the global digital distribution label services platform, Ditto Music, is ready to tap distributed ledger technology (DLT). As per sources familiar to the matter, Ditto Music is building an ...

Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures Backs VAKT By Investing $5 Million

January 29, 2020
VAKT, a global commodities Blockchain trading company, has been financed by Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV) with a $5m stake in new shares and Aramco Trading Company as a prospective platform user. Richard James, VAKT CFO, stated: “It is a proud moment to be able to count SAEV as one of our shareholder...

Draft Of India’s National Strategy On Blockchain And DLT Implies State-Run Digital Rupee

January 29, 2020
A draft of India’s national strategy on blockchain and distributed ledger technology implies a central bank digital currency (CBDC), the digital Indian rupee, and a national blockchain. The National Institute for Smart Governance (NISG), a non-profit public body incorporated by the government of India, has...

How Can Blockchain Technology Boost The Aviation Industry

January 29, 2020
Blockchain is a data structure that can build a digital archive or account blocks of data like transactions that can be shared and readily accessed by users over networks of different computers. In current years, several airlines, aircraft maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) providers and other aviation ...

Volvo Adopts Blockchain Technology To Ensure Its Promise Of Safety

January 28, 2020
The Volvo brand has assured safety for an incredible 93 years. As it stimulates its first all-electric vehicle, it’s developing that promise of safety—not only for drivers and the atmosphere but also for miners producing materials in the vehicles’ batteries. The Swedish car company started the 2020 XC40 Re...

Russian Corp. Rostec Intends To Reduce Blockchain Expenditure By 50%

January 28, 2020
Russian government-backed corporation Rostec aims to decrease expenditure on blockchain development in the nation by almost 50%. According to Rostec’s roadmap, the company is intending to allocate 28.4 billion rubles ($453.2 million) on the evolution of blockchain technologies in Russia by 2024, rath...

Israeli Securities Authority Issues A Request For Information To Stimulate Blockchain Innovations

January 28, 2020
The Israeli Securities Authority (ISA) has published a Request For Information to recognize potential regulations that restrict the growth of blockchain-based ventures in the country on Jan 20. Besides, the regulator attempts to find out the functional applications of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). E...

Accenture Launches A Blockchain-Based True Supplier Marketplace

January 27, 2020
Accenture has launched a blockchain-based supplier procurement platform. The solution is called True Supplier Marketplace.  Accenture stated that the handling of suppliers has become distinct, both geographically and functionally. Companies trade with large multinational as well as individual freelanc...

Blockchain Interoperability, A Secret Behind Successful Projects In 2020

January 27, 2020
The term ‘blockchain interoperability’ has been rolled around for some time now. However, the massive majority of projects are still running in siloes, thereby restricting the industry from attaining its full potential. Lately, new organizations have sprung up that purpose to facilitate interac...

How Blockchain Technology And Supply Chain Complement Each Other?

January 27, 2020
The supply chain consists of a complicated network of suppliers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and customers. Subsequently, a product goes through various stages in its supply chain lifecycle. It gets transferred through numbers of hands, from one geographic location into another. This complete a...

Deutsche Bank Compares Initial Stage Evolution Of Internet And Blockchain

January 27, 2020
An exciting graphic collected by Deutsche Bank examines the early-stage evolution of the Internet and blockchain technology. It reveals that the two have comparatively similar difficult beginnings, but eventually, the former admits more mass adoption than the latter. Now, it’s hard to visualize relishing a...

Gartner Reports States That 80% Of Supply Chain Blockchain Projects Will Remain At Pilot Stage

January 25, 2020
According to a recent report by Gartner, 80% of supply chain blockchain initiatives will remain at a proof-of-concept or pilot stage, over the next three years. Pioneering blockchain pilots for the supply chain sought technology-oriented models that have been prosperous in other sectors. Nevertheless, succ...

Workday Develops Blockchain-Enabled Solution For Credentialing Employees

January 25, 2020
U.S.-based Workday has built a blockchain solution for credentialing employees. Aneel Bhusri, CEO of the human resources technology firm, told CNBC that ‘blockchain is a technology looking for a problem to solve.’ But he thinks the company has recognized one of those. Workday is listed on the N...

Blockchain Can Enhance Commerce and Local Elections In Virginia

January 25, 2020
Hala Ayala, a newly elected chair of the Virginia House of Delegates, is promoting her state government to examine how blockchain could be of aid for future local elections and commerce. On January 8, Delegate Ayala added two bills to the House of Delegates. The first bill proposed Virginia’s Department of...

Covantis Allies With Consensys To Develop An Ethereum Based Blockchain Platform

January 25, 2020
Covantis, a blockchain initiative supported by global agribusiness giants like Cargill, has elected major Ethereum-focused firm ConsenSys as a technology partner. In the alliance, ConsenSys will develop an Ethereum-based blockchain platform to digitize the post-trade finance industry and produce competenci...

United Kingdom’s Lancashire Cricket Club Using Blockchain To Sell Tickets

January 25, 2020
The United Kingdom’s Lancashire Cricket Club will trade tickets for all national and international fixtures at Emirates Old Trafford in 2020 by a blockchain-based platform. On Jan. 24, in a news release, the club announced that it would employ a blockchain-powered mobile tickets platform called TIXnGO. The...

Hackernoon Deploys Its First Blockchain-Based Feature On Its Publishing Platform

January 24, 2020
Hackernoon has just declared that it used its first blockchain-based feature on its publishing platform. “We’re kicking off the year with the deployment of our first feature built on the blockchain: decentralized annotations and in-line comments. Overall, we will continue investing heavily in i...

Siemens And DEWA Conducts Blockchain-Based Seminars And Lectures In Dubai

January 24, 2020
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) declared in a press release that it has collaborated with Siemens in conducting a series of seminars and lectures about blockchain technology. The association is part of its attempts to support the Dubai Blockchain Strategy that strives to make the country the f...