American Express’ new blockchain technology could give the card issuer a massive load of data on product purchases. Amex has built a distributed ledger that merchants can use to tie card rewards to products they want to move off the shelf. For instance, if an auto insurance company wants to … Read the rest
According to leading data and analytics firm GlobalData, South Korea is on its way to become a solid leader in the blockchain community. Businesses like Korea Telecom (KT), for example, are already working to determine how the blockchain can be used to lessen production expenses and generate new types of … Read the rest
The Cathay Pacific Group and its rewards programme, Asia Miles, are launching their first application of smart blockchain technology in a marketing campaign, in collaboration with Accenture. The innovative technology is at the core of a new platform and mobile application for a newly launched Asia Miles dining promotion in … Read the rest
Smart refrigeration business Zeto is looking to raise €20m via an initial coin offering (ICO). The company’s software is designed to help customers, including Lidl, monitor their refrigeration in real-time. It raised €500,000 via a pre-sale last week. It’s one of the first ICOs by an Irish firm. Zeto, which
Here are 9 interesting facts about the most talked about technological advancement that the world has witnessed thus far; The Blockchain –
- It can be used to assess scientific research claims.
- Blockchain technology has managed and distributed more than $270 billion in transactions.
- Blockchain’s market size will be $60 billion
In the past few months companies have been aggressively pursuing blockchain technology to understand how it can revolutionize their businesses. The auto industry is said to some vested interest in this field presently. Four of the largest auto manufacturers in the world are now part of a group working to … Read the rest
Blockchain pioneer Charles Hoskinson’s latest project involves putting the birthplace of coffee on the blockchain. Hoskinson, who co-founded Ethereum and is at the helm at smart-contract fueled decentralized blockchain startup Cardano, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Ethiopia’s Ministry of Science and Technology for ag-tech development on the … Read the rest
Streaming content is widely substituting traditional cable and television as the primary way for people to watch video content. According to a Pew Research Center survey, a whopping 61% of respondents aged 18-29 primarily use online streaming services to watch television. Streaming content is the wave of the future. SuccessLife … Read the rest
QuarkChain is the latest entrant into the blockchain domain that is working to create a highly scalable and secure blockchain which can handle up to one million transactions per second using a two-layered blockchain system. They are seeking to bring crypto to a wider mainstream audience and will support smart … Read the rest
Forgeries have long been an inescapable problem in the art world. By some estimates, roughly half of the artwork circulating on the international market is fake. The problem is that the current methods of authentication leave plenty of gaps in the system. Works of art disappear and then mysteriously reappear … Read the rest