Streamr Partners With Nokia to Allow Customers to Monetize Their User Data and Perform Purchases

Streamr, a blockchain data platform, partners with telecom giant Nokia and California-based software company OSIsoft to allow customers to monetize their user data and perform purchases, reported Coindesk on May 16. Henri Pihkala, Chief executive at Streamr, announced the launch of its real-time data marketplace allowing users to provide and subscribe to real-time data streams at CoinDesk's Consensus 2018 … Continue reading Streamr Partners With Nokia to Allow Customers to Monetize Their User Data and Perform Purchases

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

The Enterprise Ethereum Client Specification 1.0 Was Released to Ease Interoperability

The Enterprise Ethereum Client Specification 1.0 was released by the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) to ease interoperability for companies using Ethereum blockchain, reported Cointelegraph on May 16. The EEA, which was created in March 2017, is focusing on improving the privacy, scalability, and security of Ethereum's applications. The group is now composed of 500 enterprise … Continue reading The Enterprise Ethereum Client Specification 1.0 Was Released to Ease Interoperability

Circle Raises $110 Million in Investment Round For a Token Backed By U.S. Dollar

Circle Internet Financial Ltd raises $110 million in an investment round led by Bitmain Technologies Ltd for a token backed by U.S. dollar, reported Bloomberg on May 15. The mobile payments and cryptocurrency trading agency expressed it has raised a total of $3 billion including a $480 million raised in 2016. Circle and Bitmain partnered to … Continue reading Circle Raises $110 Million in Investment Round For a Token Backed By U.S. Dollar

Deloitte Survey: 74% of Large Companies See a ‘Compelling Business Case’ For Blockchain Technology

According to a Deloitte survey, 74% of large companies amongst seven countries see a "compelling business case" for blockchain technology, reported Coindesk on May 15. The multinational "Big Four" company Deloitte conducted a survey in March and April and there were near 1000 respondents located in the U.S., China, Mexico, the U.K., France, Germany and … Continue reading Deloitte Survey: 74% of Large Companies See a ‘Compelling Business Case’ For Blockchain Technology

Amazon Web Services Team Up With ConsenSys To Make Enterprise Blockchains Easier

Amazon Web Services (AWS) team up with ethereum's Consensys to make enterprise blockchains easier and much faster to implement, reported Coindesk on May 15. Kaleido, the two agencies' firm business blockchain cloud service which was announced at Consensus 2018, wants to simplify the imminent process for enterprise consortium members as well as facilitating private blockchain networks' operations. The global … Continue reading Amazon Web Services Team Up With ConsenSys To Make Enterprise Blockchains Easier

Aion Launches a ‘Token Bridge’ Allowing Tokens to Move Between Chain

Aion announced that it launches a "token bridge" allowing tokens to move between chain, reported Coindesk on May 14. The Aion network has been developed to foster interoperability amongst blockchains and was created on the ethereum blockchain. Currently, Aion's tokens operate on the ethereum blockchain and the first token bridge will be working between Aion's network and ethereum. … Continue reading Aion Launches a ‘Token Bridge’ Allowing Tokens to Move Between Chain

Irish University Study Asks For More Actions From the Government to Promote the Blockchain Technology

An Irish University study asks for more actions from the government to promote the blockchain technology, reported The Irish Times on May 11. A research conducted at the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway proposed recommendations to the Irish Government regarding the positive impact the blockchain technology could have on the economy. Dr. Trevor Clohessy … Continue reading Irish University Study Asks For More Actions From the Government to Promote the Blockchain Technology

CME Group and Crypto Facilities Partners to Launch Ether Reference Index

CME Group, the leader in derivatives marketplace and Crypto Facilities Ltd, a cryptocurrency trading platform partners to launch an Ether Reference Index and a real-time ether-dollar index, according to a press release published on May 14. The initiative will provide "a daily benchmark price in U.S. dollars at 4 pm London time, and CME CF Ether-Dollar Real Time Index … Continue reading CME Group and Crypto Facilities Partners to Launch Ether Reference Index

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