Walmart Plans to Use Blockchain to Track Products Sell to Customers

Walmart announced it plans to use the blockchain to track products sell to customers, according to a new patent application, reported Coindesk on May 21. The patent application, released on May 17 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, explains a blockchain-based system that would be used to track retail items resales. The system would use … Continue reading Walmart Plans to Use Blockchain to Track Products Sell to Customers

Using Blockchain Technology Would Benefit Small Companies and Empower Citizens

Using the blockchain technology in areas like energy, supply chains, and governance would benefit small companies by reducing their costs and empower citizens, according to an EU press release published on May 16. An EU committee approved the recommendations on how to integrate the blockchain technology to reduce intermediation costs for small enterprises, empower citizens and help … Continue reading Using Blockchain Technology Would Benefit Small Companies and Empower Citizens

What Are The Benefits of Combining the Blockchain With IoT?

  Chithra B Unni, a business analyst, answers the question on Quora: What are the benefits of combining the blockchain with IoT? Blockchain, a form of Distributed Ledger Technology, transfers digital information in such a way as to eliminate the chances of data being copied or replicated in any way. Originally this technology was devised for … Continue reading What Are The Benefits of Combining the Blockchain With IoT?

How Cloud Technology Enables New Business Models

This article was written by Patrick Hogan,  Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Tenfold. Ten years ago, few would have imagined that employees could work entirely remotely or that an entire business infrastructure could exist on the internet. With the adoption of cloud computing, a service that allows companies to access processing and data storage through the … Continue reading How Cloud Technology Enables New Business Models

Use Cases For Blockchain Tech in Healthcare

Constantin Yukhymenko, a software developer answers the question on Quora: What are the used cases for a blockchain tech in healthcare? Use Case #1: Drug Traceability – Blockchain Use Cases in Healthcare What is the problem? Drug counterfeiting is a major problem in the pharmaceutical industry. Here are some metrics revealed by the Health Research Funding Organisation: … Continue reading Use Cases For Blockchain Tech in Healthcare

New York City To Launch a Blockchain Center

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced that it plans to launch a "Blockchain Center" and other initiatives to put the city on the map as a blockchain technology hub, reported Coindesk on May 14. The "Blockchain Center" aims to promote awareness of the blockchain technology and to facilitate the communication between stakeholders in the … Continue reading New York City To Launch a Blockchain Center

How Blockchain Voting Works & Why We Need It

This article was written by Bennett Garner, an editor at Coin Central and technology writer specializing in blockchain, software development, and AI writing. Blockchain Voting Makes Democracy More Transparent There’s a reason why we have to go to a polling place to fill out ballots for our elections. Anonymous ballots are the easiest way to protect … Continue reading How Blockchain Voting Works & Why We Need It

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Microsoft Launches Its Own Blockchain Development Platform

Microsoft announced that it was launching its own blockchain platform called the "Azure Blockchain Workbench", according to a blog post published on May 7.  Their platform is a tool that will reduce considerably the time needed to develop a blockchain application. Microsoft's platform consists of an automating infrastructure setup, on which it is possible to … Continue reading Microsoft Launches Its Own Blockchain Development Platform

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How Blockchain Development and dApps Are Radically Changing Business Models

This article was written by Michael Kordvani, an aspiring tech blogger. Blockchain technology is being adopted by an increasing number of businesses, prompting a new type of application to emerge that can’t be owned, shut down or plagued by downtime. Take a moment to imagine your idle computer being used to service people around the … Continue reading How Blockchain Development and dApps Are Radically Changing Business Models

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Cambridge Analytica Nixes Cryptocurrency Project After Facebook Data Fiasco

This article was originally published on CoinCentral and written by Cole Gibson, a freelance writer based out of Nashville. Cambridge Analytica Puts ICO on Hold Before it became intertwined in the controversy surrounding Facebook’s misuse of data, Cambridge Analytica was planning to raise funds for a new digital currency. According to sources at Reuters, the firm was … Continue reading Cambridge Analytica Nixes Cryptocurrency Project After Facebook Data Fiasco