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
Accroding to Healthcare organizations may soon follow the footsteps of the financial services and shipping industries in deploying large-scale blockchain projects. Here are 4 top reasons why organizations in the Healthcare are ready for blockchain;
– In recent years, industry and government stakeholders have supported efforts to use blockchain, a … Read the rest
Supply chain blockchain will play a major role in ensuring the authenticity of products. They may help firms digitize ERP processesthat may be partially paper-based and that rely on spreadsheets. And they may eventually replace technologies such as Electronic Data Interchange-based transactions. Businesses are slowly shifiting towards blockchain as the … Read the rest
Financial technology firm Paxos has formed a partnership with INTL FCStone Inc’s precious metals division. The department will now be using Paxos Confirmation Service — a tool built specifically for the precious metals arena — to instantly automate daily trade confirmations and reduce human error.
Paxos seeks to unlock capital … Read the rest
Stellar, an open-source platform for distributed payments, is reportedly the first distributed ledger protocol to obtain Sharia compliance certification in the money transfer and asset tokenization field. The Shariyah Review Bureau, a leading international Sharia advisory agency licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain, has examined the capabilities and applications … Read the rest
Dublin-based major consultancy firm Accenture has partnered with French multinational aerospace firm Thales Group to update aircraft supply chains using blockchain. Based on Hyperledger Fabric and set for its debut at the UK’s Farmborough Airshow, the solution will use blockchain in tandem with Thales’ physically unclonable function (PUF) tool to … Read the rest
Singapore e-government service provider CrimsonLogic has unveiled its cross-border blockchain network for global trade. Dubbed the Open Trade Blockchain (OTB), the platform is principally designed to boost the efficiency of trade corridors between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) nations.
According to Eugene Wong, the chairman of … Read the rest
A blockchain startup named Tron has bought file sharing company BitTorrent for a reported sum of $126 million (about £96 million, AU$170 million). According to a statement BitTorrent’s will continue to operate from Tron’s offices in San Francisco, “pursuing its vision for the world’s largest decentralized ecosystem.” The acquisition will … Read the rest