IBM sees blockchain as ready for government use

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 service (BaaS), which...
Microsoft wants to use blockchain to secure your identity

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 exploring how to...
Blockchain is not bitcoin — it’s far more

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 are far...
Blockchain engineers are in demand

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 are now 14...