Blockchain Applications

How a ‘Dual Double-Entry’ Blockchain Could Unite Digital and Physical Assets

The idea is to make real-world assets, not just digital currencies, tradable via blockchain.

Tech  ·  9 April 2021

Kakao to Record Private Securities on Its Own Blockchain as NFTs

The move will aid South Korea's OTC securities market.

News  ·  17 February 2021

UK’s NHS Taps Blockchain Tech to Monitor Coronavirus Vaccine Cold Chain

Hedera Hashgraph's blockchain platform will provide the health service with a tamperproof record of vaccine temperatures, the firm said.

Tech  ·  19 January 2021
Blockchain Applications

World Economic Forum Wants to Standardize Ethical Data Collection

The World Economic Forum wants to create guidelines for data storage and distribution, in hopes of making it easier for researchers and governments to make informed decisions.

News  ·  10 December 2020
Blockchain Applications

IBM Scores Patent on Proposed Blockchain Consensus for Transactions in Multiplayer Games

The patent was awarded to IBM last week and proposes using a blockchain consensus model to carry out and verify purchases made within multiplayer games.

News  ·  16 November 2020

Ripple to Invest in Japan’s SBI Subsidiary MoneyTap

Ripple plans to invest in MoneyTap, the blockchain payments app birthed through a joint venture between the San Francisco-based firm and SBI Holdings.

News  ·  29 October 2020
Blockchain Applications

Villanova University to Send Private Ethereum Blockchain Into Space to Test Inter-Satellite Communication

Villanova’s project is slated for liftoff on Nov. 20 from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

News  ·  21 October 2020
Blockchain Applications

Around 100 Italian Banks Are Officially on a Blockchain

The Italian Banking Association claims that about 100 local banks are now operating on a blockchain network designed to speed up interbank transactions and processes.

News  ·  13 October 2020

German Lawmakers Vote ‘Nein’ on Blockchain for Transparency on Megaprojects

The bill sought to renew Germans' trust in their government's ability to keep megaproject spending under control.

News  ·  18 September 2020
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US Lawmakers Advocate for Blockchain Use in COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Lawmakers are urging President Trump to consider blockchain solutions in the fight against COVID-19.

News  ·  2 September 2020

Thailand Is Prepping to Move Judicial System Records to a Blockchain

The Office of the Court of Justice is developing its blockchain as part of Thailand's court digitization campaign.

News  ·  20 August 2020

Doctor Who to Enter the Cryptoverse as BBC Plans Trading Card Game on Ethereum Blockchain

BBC Studios has licenced its iconic show Dr. Who to U.K.-based Reality Gaming Group to build a digital trading card game on the ethereum blockchain.

News  ·  13 August 2020
Blockchain Applications

This App Tracks the Impact of Your Donation to Combat Coronavirus

"Let's start a positive epidemic," says the team behind the #SpreadLoveNotCorona app. "The more people get infected, the more money goes to charity."

Tech  ·  16 April 2020
Blockchain Applications

75% of IoT Firms Want to Add Blockchain: Survey

A majority of those companies using Internet of Things technology has adopted, or is considering adopting, blockchain.

Tech  ·  13 December 2019
Blockchain Applications

Accenture Picked to Build Sweden’s E-Krona Digital Currency Pilot

Sweden has picked Accenture to handle its e-krona digital currency pilot.

Policy & regulation  ·  13 December 2019