Cross-Industry Cases of BlockChain

What can Blockchain Technology do to empower various industries?

NEO Blockchain Goes Down After a Single Node Disconnects Temporarily

NEO (formerly Antshares), the cryptocurrency with the sixth largest market cap at press time, and the only cryptocurrency to recieve an A-tier Weiss Rating, went down yesterday when a single validator node disconnected from the network temporarily. Manager: “There’s a...

Blockchain can Help Online Retail Rise to New Heights

Blockchain: A Revolutionary and Disruptive Technology Blockchain has been in existence for almost a decade, but it is only in recent years that its full potential is being exposed: to revolutionise the online retail space, disrupt traditional services and...

How blockchain can win war on fake medicine

Blockchain technology is centred on improving trust and can fix the grim realities of corrupted supply chains in the pharmaceutical industry. Discovery of the fact that some cancer patients in US hospitals have been given fake chemotherapy was a profound moment for me...

RMIT Melbourne University now offering an online blockchain course

RMIT is now offering a short online blockchain course. The Developing Blockchain Strategy course costs $1,600 a head and runs for eight weeks. While the words bitcoin and cryptocurrency will inevitably come up, the focus is on understanding the technology itself, and...

IBM sees blockchain as ready for government use

IBM sees blockchain as much more than the foundation for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and wants the government to consider embracing it as a way of saving time, cost and risk. IBM is among a growing number of vendors offering blockchain as a...

Microsoft wants to use blockchain to secure your identity

Microsoft is working to create a blockchain-based, decentralized digital identity management platform that would allow users to own and secure access to their online persona via an encrypted database hub. Over the past year, Microsoft said it has been...

Blockchain is not bitcoin — it’s far more

Most people who have heard of blockchain probably associate it with the cryptocurrency bitcoin. While it’s true that blockchain provides the underlying technology that helps cryptocurrency exchanges, the reality is that the potential uses for blockchain...

Blockchain engineers are in demand

Demand is off the charts for blockchain talent, and the capital is waiting to back it up. More than $3.7 billion has been raised through ICOs in the United States alone. Blockchain-related jobs are the second-fastest growing in today’s labor market; there...

WEF Trials Blockchain in Bid to Boost Air Travel Security

The World Economic Forum (WEF) is working with the Canadian and Dutch governments to pilot a digital identity project that focuses in part on blockchain. The Known Traveller Digital Identity initiative is aimed at using technologies like blockchain and...

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