American computer giant Dell is among 15 companies joining the IOTA working group to explore how the firm’s “Tangle” technology can be integrated into commercial solutions. IOTA and Eclipse Foundation, the open-source software foundation, announced Tuesday the new Tangle EE working group will begin working on projects that can help develop viable commercial use-cases for […]
The director of product at Ripple, Craig DeWitt, has been working on a personal project for a couple of months now. His sole mission is to connect digital content creators such as musicians directly with consumers to help cut costs. In an exclusive interview with The Block, he told that when you cut out the […]
Did you know that Internet-of-Things and Blockchain working together to make the world a better-connected place? Internet-of-Things may sound vague and opaque. However, that’s the best thing i.e. exploding this industry. To clarify, the Internet-of-Things (IoT) is a generalized term that explains how a smart device communicates with another. Firstly and most importantly, IoT is […]
Ant Financial Services Group and Bayer are planning to launch a blockchain-powered agriculture system. It will use the distributed ledger technology to track the agricultural product and the supply chain…
The government of Catalonia has launched a new project, ‘IdentiCAT’ based on distributed ledger technology (DLT). It will create a decentralized and self-sovereign digital identity for the citizens of Catalonia…
Education is the next industry that blockchain will revolutionize. Its global community features consensus, transparency, and permanence which is synonymous to the blockchain. Like education, blockchain not only intends to transfer just content but also the value inherent in that content…
Carrefour, the French multinational retailer, has now launched the second phase of plans which aims to track milk production and its life cycle using blockchain technology. Reportedly, the implementation of blockchain technology will allow the customers to find out various details, including the dairy farm GPS location, the feeding details of the cows, and the time and process of the packaging of the milk.
EkoLink has announced the launch of EkoLink Service, a certificates verification platform that works on blockchain. The platform is claimed to allow recruiters check various details including the qualification, skill sets, and years of experience of a candidate in lesser time, hence preventing any kind of potential manipulations in the details. The Service is built on EKO Blockchain platform that uses Proof of Professional Stake consensus protocol and is compatible with EVM based Solidity smart contracts.
Russia’s Ministry of Education and Science (Minobrnauki) has developed a blockchain-based platform designed to track the authenticity of natural diamonds. The platform has been built by Bitcarat.com, a Russian startup, which uses advanced IT technologies and blockchain to differentiate between natural, synthetic and fake diamonds. It creates unique digital codes for diamonds which is shared with all participants via a distributed ledger that alerts them whenever manipulated.
The Canadian Banking Group (CBA) has revealed its plans to implement blockchain for safeguarding user data through a digital ID system. It is also intended to encourage the participation of fintech startups to share user data. Neil Parmenter, CEO of CBA, has also commented that using immutable technologies for ID systems is the need of the hour.