Report: Bank of China’s CIO has revealed the company’s plan to increase investments for technological development, including in blockchain
Tackling environmental challenges is becoming a widely-acknowledged coupling with blockchain. Bitcoin News looked into how the government in the Philippines is tapping this potential to clear one of its most polluted rivers. The list of novel blockchain innovations is growing. From financial services to the human genome, the technology is penetrating every facet of the […]
US multinational retail corporation Walmart has recently applied for another blockchain-related patent, this time looking to manage the use of smart appliances via blockchain technology. The application filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office covers the use of this tech on a number of devices, including televisions, computers, laptops and portable media players. Patent details […]
A new partnership sees the Commonwealth Bank of Australia send 17 tons of almonds to Europe with blockchain
A joint report from China’s IT Ministry and Internet service provider Tencent Holdings finds that blockchain tech can enhance the transparency of financial services
General Electric (GE) has contributed to a fundraising round totaling USD 12 million for cybersecurity startup Xage that utilizes blockchain technology in collaborating Internet of Things (IoT) devices. GE’s funding has come from the venture capital arm of the multinational conglomerate. The venture’s managing director of investment Abhishek Shukla spoke on the decision, noting the necessity of […]
ConsenSys and the Xiongan district government have signed a MoU on blockchain technology development for the Chinese “next generation smart city”
China to lead new research group for IoT and blockchain, promoting international standardization
If you’d asked any cybersecurity professional around this time last year what the greatest threat to cybersecurity was, they’d have undoubtedly said ransomware. Now worth over a billion dollars a year (and rising), with attacks like WannaCry and Petya/NotPetya wreaking havoc, every expert worth their salt was planning ways to stay ahead of the hackers. […]
Even Pops has heard about the Internet of Things. And if he hasn’t, he’s probably used some device connected to it without realizing it. But they say that with great power comes great responsibility (or words to that effect), and that is sort of the premise behind the Identity of Things (IDoT). Last week, Malta […]
Cut through the tantalizing visions of cars with wallets trading with each other, and you’ll find debates taking shape over nitty-gritty details.
London’s Blockchain Summit heard banks weigh the possible savings blockchain could bring to global trade – as well as noting the pain points.
Russia: state-owned Gazprombank and several other corporate giants have created a $450 mln venture planning projects in blockchain, IoT development
President of China, Xi Jinping, expressed his admiration and hopes for blockchain technology at a meeting with the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering. Xi pointed out that blockchain technology, which underpins Bitcoin, has been accelerating the rate of “breakthrough applications.” He also noted that he holds interest in other upcoming… […]
IBM’s pursuit of 1,800 blockchain jobs in France is a signal of intent to expand research and development in several areas, primarily focusing on blockchain technology, AI (Artificial Intelligence) and IoT (Internet of Things), as detailed in an interview with chief executive Virginia Rometty on Wednesday. IBM is one of the largest and most established research organizations […]