Articles

From weed to sale

During the last couple of years, blockchain and cannabis were the two industries attracting a lot of attention, mainly because both of them ballooned from being something backstreet and underground to the most emerging and promising businesses. Even in their darkest period both went hand in hand. For example, “Silk Road”, a dark web marketplace,

2 days ago
128
Articles

Hijacking blockchain networking

Even though some might think that the golden age of blockchain projects is already over and if the same token sales were happening today there would be no SONM, ToTheMoon or HOQU, I would say that there are still funds to raise and numerous ventures to embark on, but the rules of the game are

1 month ago
999
News

UPS to use blockchain to track parcels

US logistics giant United Parcel Service (UPS) has applied for a patent, which describes the use of blockchain technology to trace parcels worldwide. The application “Autonomous Service Selection System and Distributed Transport Database” describes a method that includes a variety of different types of data contained in a distributed ledger. Among other things, the blockchain

Verified
3 months ago
153
News

Sea ports of Ukraine use blockchain solutions based on e-Port

The ports of Nikolaev, Odessa and Yuzhny are going to implement the e-Port 4.0 system, the individual parts of which will operate on distributed ledger. The Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelyan announced this during a briefing, according to Forklog. According to him, while tranditioning to blockchain they will rely on the successful experience

Verified
3 months ago
193
News

Liverpool City Council will use blockchain to reduce carbon emissions

Liverpool will fight global warming with the help of blockchain. The authorities of the city signed a partnership agreement with The Poseidon Foundation, which develops eco-solutions based on distributed registry technology, according to Trustnodes. The Poseidon Foundation will develop solutions on Stellar based carbon trading blockchain platform, making carbon credits affordable for small corporations and

Verified
4 months ago
117
News

Lufthansa launches the Blockchain Aviation Challenge

Lufthansa Innovation Hub (LIH) and the SAP.iO Berlin Foundry have collaborated and announced the first global Blockchain Challenge for the airline industry in the world. The challenge is aimed at finding potential opportunities and driving implementation of blockchain technology in the aviation. Another goal is to attract the most talented blockchain entrepreneurs from different countries and

Verified
4 months ago
171
News

BBVA signs a blockchain-powered loan with ACS Group

On July 19, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) has announced that it had signed a new blockchain-based loan with ACS Group, a civil engineering company. The agreement was signed to obtain a long-term corporate loan of €100 million. The new loan contract will improve financial processes of the company, making them more transparent and traceable.

Verified
4 months ago
96
News

Coinbase attracts a $20 billion hedge fund

According to Business Insider, Coinbase Prime, a service for institutional investors, has attracted the first hedge fund with assets worth $20 billion. The Coinbase team is also working to attract other large hedge funds to its platform. Business Insider also reported that Coinbase plans to create a service for prime brokerage on Wall Street, which would

Verified
4 months ago
119
News

A Major Music Festival Started Selling Tickets on Blockchain

The OUR Music Festival will be held in October in San Francisco. Producer and DJ Justin Blau, who created the event, cooperated with SingularDTV (first blockchain entertainment studio in the world) to make everything as planned. After the opening festival in October, OMF will launch a new token available to public called OMF token. Currently

Verified
5 months ago
113
Analytics
Articles

Vote or not: ABC of blockchain democracy

In ancient Athens the citizens decided on political decisions collectively. They directly controlled the policy of their city-state. Their People’s Assembly (Ekklesia) ostracized or granted mercy, approved the state budget and elected military strategists. Now democracy looks differently: every few years we come to polling stations and throw ballots into the box. In many countries

5 months ago
668
News

Russian oncologist suggests blockchain-based registers for diagnosis

Famous Russian surgeon-oncologist Andrey Pavlenko is sure that he will reverse the oncological crisis in Russia with the help of screening and monitoring medical examinations via decentralized platform. In Russia oncological diseases claim 3.5 million lives annually, which significantly exceeds the mortality rates in many first-world countries. According to Pavlenko, the only possible solution at

Verified
5 months ago
163
News

Walmart won a patent for blockchain-based energy management

According to USPTO, one of the biggest retail companies in America has filed a patent for the development of an electrical system powered by BTC or other cryptocurrencies. The system was created to help companies regulate energy consumption with the use of “publicly distributed transactions ledger”. According to the patent application, a blockchain-based network can

Verified
5 months ago
120
Load more