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'A single source of truth is key': Inside Unilever's plan for blockchain

Published: 2019-09-26T04:07:30Z 

Despite a great deal of hype, blockchain hasn't lived up to its promise to shed light on a murky advertising economy. At Unilever, however, blockchain ...

DOD Blockchain Use Could Benefit Contractors If Expanded

Published: 2019-09-25T23:26:15Z 

Law360 (September 25, 2019, 7:31 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Defense has begun experimenting with blockchain for cybersecurity purposes, ...

How Blockchain Will Change Companies: Q&A With Blockchain Expert Marta Belcher

Published: 2019-09-25T23:15:00Z 

I turned to attorney Marta Belcher—a pioneer in the area of blockchain law—to demystify cryptocurrency and to share her insights on the implications ...

Crypto News: Mastercard Announces New Blockchain Payment System, Square Hires More Bitcoin ...

Published: 2019-09-25T21:56:15Z 

Can blockchain technology disrupt the global payments system? Does Bitcoin represent the future of money? And if so, how can we position ourselves ...

Canadian Spending on Blockchain Solutions to Exceed C$800 Million by 2023, According to IDC ...

Published: 2019-09-25T21:52:30Z 

TORONTO, Ontario., Sep 25, 2019 – Canadian businesses are projected to spend over C$800 million on blockchain solutions by 2023, according to a ...

Blockchain in Government Will Boil Down to Policy, Practice

Published: 2019-09-25T21:33:45Z 

In Uganda, the government is attempting to use blockchain to identify and track counterfeit drugs. In China, there's an effort to create a "blockchain ...

How the Art Market Can be Revolutionized by Blockchain Technology

Published: 2019-09-25T21:11:15Z 

Blockchain technology was first introduced as a solution for ultimately eroding and hijacking the power that financial institutions like banks had over ...

How blockchain can track conflict minerals

Published: 2019-09-25T21:11:15Z 

Blockchain, a form of immutable distributed ledger technology that uses consensus protocols to validate online transactions, is most often associated ...

Blockchain -related energy applications crystalizing around power market opportunities

Published: 2019-09-25T21:00:00Z 

New York — With the technology having gone through the hype cycle, energy market applications for blockchain are emerging as power markets ...

Lloyds Bank Partners With Blockchain Platform to Streamline Trade Finance

Published: 2019-09-25T20:48:45Z 

The Komgo platform relies on blockchain technology to optimize financing processes, fight fraud and increase trade efficiencies. The platform is ...

Australia's carbon market needs to be faster and smarter. Blockchain can help

Published: 2019-09-25T20:37:30Z 

Blockchain is an emerging technology that promises to transform how individuals, industry, and government operate. The current Australian carbon ...

US consumers are ready to use blockchain tokens, says KPMG study

Published: 2019-09-25T20:37:30Z 

The results are a bit surprising, given that only about one-third of KPMG's own customers say they are familiar with blockchain technology, according ...

Smartmo Brings Blockchain To Swiss Bicyclists

Published: 2019-09-25T20:26:15Z 

This week, a company called smartmo launched a blockchain and IoT-powered bicycle parking solution. Commuters at the main railway station in ...

Meet the 6 startups in Oregon's blockchain accelerator

Published: 2019-09-25T20:03:45Z 

Blockchain is a decentralized public ledger that lists transactions, or blocks, across a network of computers. The blocks are created using cryptography ...

Facebook's David Marcus Advocates for Blockchain -Based Payment Networks

Published: 2019-09-25T18:56:15Z 

David Marcus, the head of Calibra at Facebook, has set forth arguments in favor of blockchain-based payment networks. In a Sept. 25 blog post ...

How Telegram quietly snuck its blockchain past regulators

Published: 2019-09-25T18:22:30Z 

Regulators are furious with Facebook's Libra. Congress has drafted bills to ban it, the French Finance Minister blocked the "development of Libra on ...

Vodafone litters London with blockchain tokens in new augmented reality game

Published: 2019-09-25T17:25:59Z 

Vodafone is running an augmented reality (AR) game across London as part of a promotional Apple giveaway, and it's powered by blockchain ...

The Smartest Way to Buy Blockchain Stocks

Published: 2019-09-25T17:15:00Z 

The general public finally came to know cryptocurrency during its latest boom cycle in December 2017. Bitcoin prices had surged from under $2,000 in ...

Five things to know about blockchain and CRE

Published: 2019-09-25T17:03:09Z 

Blockchain technology is making headlines—and it isn't just hype. With the potential to digitize and accelerate the CRE investment process, ...

Modex launches new enterprise platform to simplify blockchain development

Published: 2019-09-25T16:41:15Z 

Modex has announced the launch of an enterprise-focused blockchain platform. The Blockchain Database Platform (BCDB) aims to help enterprises ...