Azure Blockchain Workbench is the latest step in Microsoft’s journey to enable customers to adopt blockchain technologies and get started with Azure Blockchain. To provide context, Azure Blockchain is a collection of Azure services and capabilities designed to help enterprises create and deploy a new class of applications for sharing … Read the rest
Africa’s past is possibly something that every individual wants to put behind and the story is not something that is exciting or joyous. Stricken by major barriers such as Colonialism, massive food shortages, the spread of a number of virulent diseases, armed conflict, and unstable economies have all detered the … Read the rest
Hacking and privacy breaches are happening across the world like no other thing. In a world that is driven by data, personal data plays a key role and cannot be more precious; pernicious use of individual human data would appear to be infinite. And thereby, as quoted time and again … Read the rest
Blockchain SaaS startup Bext360, which provides traceability for coffee products for farmers, announced that it has completed its $3.35 million seed round. Investors in the startup include SKS Ventures and Plug and Play Ventures. Bext360’s software keeps track of commodities by identifying and making an electronic token for each … Read the rest
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