Over the course of time we have witnessed a large number of industries and organizations adopting blockchain technology as its mainframe to offer solutions. And with its recent surge, a recent PwC Health Research Institute survey revealed that nearly half of the healthcare executives are now planning on developing or … Read the rest
The blockchain is an imperative part of the financial industry. Here are some of the Blockchain use cases in financial services industry.
Smart Contracts backed business transactions
Smart contracts are programmatic contracts that are coded/written between two parties who agree to certain pre-set terms before the transaction. Each of these … Read the rest
The Blockchain technology effectively impacts various industries, supply chain management is one of the sectors which can strive to make a change. Here are some of the Blockchain use cases in supply chain management.
Blockchain use cases in Supply chain #1: Diamond Sourcing & Retail
Diamond is one of the … Read the rest
The mainnet for decentralized encyclopedia startup Everipedia is now live. The blockchain-based Wikipedia competitor announced its launch, allowing users to earn its IQ tokens for adding or editing articles to the platform. These tokens, in turn, will let users participate and vote on network governance issues. Everipedia’s developers hope that … Read the rest
The commercial, state-run Bank of China announced its plans to invest further in fintech innovation, according to local news outlet. The bank’s Chief Information Officer (CIO), Liu Qiuwan, has revealed plans to increase the company’s investments in research and development technologies such as blockchain, IoT and fintech. Investment in the … Read the rest
Litecoin (LTC) transactions are now available via encrypted messenger app Telegram. The new Litecoin feature Lite.im was developed by blockchain startup Zulu Republic. Based in Zug, Switzerland, the firm develops decentralized applications and is an ecosystem of digital platforms built on the Ethereum blockchain. The new Litecoin feature will enable … Read the rest
A blockchain startup that sets out to offer cross-blockchain payments has announced it is planning to bring its existing stablecoin – a cryptocurrency tied to a stable asset – to the EOS network. Havven, an Australia-based project revealed recently that it is expecting to issue its nUSD stablecoin on EOS … Read the rest
Audius wants to cut the middlemen out of music streaming so artists get paid their fair share. Coming out of stealth today led by serial entrepreneur and DJ Ranidu Lankage, Audius is building a blockchain-based alternative to Spotify or SoundCloud.
Users will pay for Audius tokens or earn them by … Read the rest
Ukraine’s Electoral Commission in a recent Facebook post revelead that they are working with NEM on a blockchain voting pilot. Oleksandr Stelmakh, head of the State Register at the Central Electoral Commission of Ukraine, appeared pleased with the ongoing tests, writing in the post that they are “continu[ing] a series … Read the rest
Blockchain is a digital ledger that is decentralized and secure, and the unsaid is that every industry will adopt some form of blockchain in the coming years. A Gartner forecast says “the business value-add of blockchain will grow to slightly more than $176 billion by 2025, and then it will … Read the rest