BMW, GM, Ford Launch Blockchain Research Group For The Automotive Industry

Automotive companies General Motors, BMW, Ford and Renault are joining forces to create a blockchain technology group. MOBI — the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative — launched today with more than 30 founding members. The group wants to make transportation ““safer, more affordable, and more widely accessible using blockchain technology.”

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Salesforce Pioneer, Halsey Minor Sees Great Potential Blockchain Technology

Halsey Minor is among one of the latest big names to venture into blockchain. Having founded Coinbase’s competitor Uphold, he went further down the rabbit hole launching VideoCoin, which describes itself as “video infrastructure for the blockchain-enabled internet.” Minor in the past has co founded Salesforce in 1999 and the … Read the rest

Dentacoin: The Ideal Model For Blockchain-Based Health Care Startups

It turns out that the vast majority of dental expenses (90%) can be avoided with tri-annual checkups, regular cleanings and improved diet. However, 80% of the world’s population cannot afford good dental care and dentists have economic incentives to provide short-term procedures rather than promoting long term care reduction strategies.… Read the rest

Spanish BBVA Becomes First Global Bank To Issue Loan Using Blockchain

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) became the first global bank to issue a loan using Blockchain technology. The Spanish multinational bank said it conducted the entire loan process, from the negotiation of terms to the signing, on a mutually distributed ledger that informed both the bank and the borrower of … Read the rest

South Korean Telecom Operator Announces Blockchain Service For Asset Management

Korea’s largest telecom operator- SK Telecom, announced the release of an asset management service with Blockchain tech, as well as a platform for linking Blockchain startups with investors. According to Oh Se-hyeon, the executive vice president of the telecom operator’s Blockchain division, “the service will allow users to manage Read the rest