Food supply chain management, or FSCM, has long been put forth as a low-hanging-fruit application in the enterprise blockchain space. Now, after years of pilots, the verdict is finally in: Blockchain-supported FSCM works perfectly. For innovation managers in food companies that haven’t yet dabbled, this is your chance. The...
By far the biggest benefit of blockchain gaming being pushed by developers and publishers is the creation of the nonfungible token, or NFT. This technology allows in-game items, from a mystical sword of plenty to that level-99 mage you've been grinding, to be represented on the blockchain and...
The Port of Rotterdam's blockchain subsidiary, Blocklab, has been trialing a decentralized electricity trading system to help lower costs and optimize the use of renewables on its microgrid.The system, called Distro, has been jointly developed by Blocklab and S&P Global Platts and has been operational as a trial for...
Japan-based digital asset trading platform Tao Tao ended negotiations with Binance, setting back the timeline for the crypto exchange to launch trading services for users in the Asian nation.According to an Oct. 5 update from Tao Tao, the platform stated it had “decided to end negotiations” with Binance...
40 firms have used Shanghai’s blockchain-powered notary platform to handle over 3,000 cases since its launch in January.According to Jiemian, the "Hui Cun" platform (which is managed by Shanghai Xuhui Notary Public) is a blockchain-based electronic data storage protocol that exercises notarization functions. It stores pictures, videos, and...
These two terms reflect whether a trader believes a cryptocurrency is going to rise or fall in value. Cryptocurrency traders often use industry-specific jargon that is not fully understood by newcomers. While “longs” and “shorts” are not the most technical terms — in fact, they are at...
To navigate well in a digital world, we must be able to easily and securely establish our digital identity. Traditionally, a username, password and some trivial arcana like our first pet’s name have been key pieces of information held by institutions to establish our digital identity. Unfortunately, this...
Rep. David Schweikert, a Republican congressperson from Arizona, has referred a new bill to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce that, if passed, would recognize digital signatures on the blockchain as enforceable by law.This is particularly important for the enforceability of smart contracts, which automate transactions or other contractual obligations...
The Bank of Thailand launched the world’s first blockchain-based government savings bond issuance platform using IBM’s blockchain technology.Within two weeks of the launch, the central bank sold more than $1.6 billion worth of savings bonds, as per IBM’s official announcement on Oct. 5, 2020.The use of blockchain technology...
Bitcoin (BTC) rose to highs of $10,730 before settling lower on Oct. 5 as markets fluctuated in line with United States President Donald Trump contracting COVID-19.Cointelegraph takes a look at the factors set to influence BTC price action this week, as the virus and its consequences dictate the...