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Q&A: Blockchain makes waves in real-estate Special

Camber Creek is aiming to help start-up companies that have created technology that can improve the real estate industry by investing in them and helping them into the space. This includes innovations in blockchain.

Q&A: Blockchain can transform business supply chains Special

Blockchain is becoming increasingly important for businesses, especially those which distribute goods across complex supply networks. A leading authority on blockchain technology for business explains more.

Protecting medical records with blockchain

Medical records are an important feature of patient health review. As the information is sensitive, control of data is critical. Some providers are issuing apps to help to maintain and protect records, based on blockchain.

Blockchain is set to reshape recruitment: Interview Special

Job.com has partnered with Company.com to develop blockchain-powered recruitment services. The aim is to take the cost recruiters out of the recruitment process by effectively paying users to handle their own recruitment.

New blockchain data network boosts manufacturing

A new proposal has been made for the development of a public, open-source network based on blockchains in order to share verifiable manufacturing data.

Energy-intensive Bitcoin transactions impact the environment

A new study has found that energy-intensive Bitcoin transactions pose a growing environmental threat. The research calls for greater investment in 'green' blockchain technology.

Distributed Manufacturing: Next in line for blockchain innovation

The following article is sponsored by Cognizant. Blockchain has already disrupted business processes in the financial sector, and is poised to impact companies across industries.

PwC survey reports adoption of blockchain technology is stalling

Regulation is proving to be the biggest sticking point in the deployment of blockchain solutions for businesses globally, with 84 percent of executives surveyed saying their companies are "actively involved" with the technology.

Bringing blockchain to real estate: Q&A Special

Imbrex is an Ethereum blockchain based real estate marketplace. The aim is to open communication channels between the world’s real estate networks creating an environment akin to a global Multiple Listing Service (MLS).

New shipping solution based on blockchain

Technology giant IBM has teamed up with the integrated transport and logistics company Maersk for a new blockchain shipping solution.

First open smart speaker Volareo to launch, backed by blockchain

Volareo is the first open source smart speaker that is backed by blockchain technology. It is expected to officially launch in six days.

A road map for assessing blockchain health care startups

Blockchain-backed health care startups are all the rage right now, and a new open-source tool that tracks data about startups in the aim to help potential investors navigate the pile of startups clamouring for their time and money.

Q&A: How blockchain is disrupting transportation Special

The revenue opportunity for blockchain in the freight transportation industry could generate as much as $500 billion. In addition, this technology can offer increased transparency and security for the sector. Sam Bokher of Trucker Path explains more.

Q&A: Blockchain-based platform for largest genomic data hub Special

Munich - Shivom, the blockchain-based platform creating the world’s largest genomic data hub, has announced its partnership with SingularityNet, the blockchain-based platform and marketplace for artificial intelligence. Dr. Axel Schumacher explains more.

Advantages of blockchain for science and technology: Q&A Special

Munich - The scientific process is one that is open and transparent so that nothing has to be taken on trust. This makes science a compatible fit with blockchain, a a way of trustlessly recording data. Dr. Axel Schumacher of Shivom explains more.

Boeing teams with AI company SparkCognition to form new division

Farnborough - Day Two of the Farnborough Airshow started off with Boeing announcing it is collaborating with artificial intelligence (AI) technology leader, SparkCognition, to deliver unmanned aircraft system traffic management (UTM) solutions.

Blockchain for aerospace supply chains to be showcased

Farnborough - Accenture is set to unveil a blockchain prototype designed for the aerospace industry supply chains at the international Farnborough Airshow, which takes place in the U.K.

Blockchain foundations of financial instruments: Q&A Special

In the new blockchain world, to write financial contracts a small business usually has to hire high-cost individuals to write the code. As an alternative, the company Firmo has a code language that opens the door for people without coding skills.

Facebook promotes senior engineer to oversee blockchain

The social network Facebook has announced that it has promoted on its most senior engineers to its new position Director of Engineering, Blockchain.

Q&A: Why blockchain data storage is more secure than the cloud Special

Blockchain data storage is a more secure system than a typical cloud that gets stored on a centralized database, according to industry expert Shidan Gouran, President and COO of Global Blockchain Technologies Corporation.

Artists earn more money via blockchain streaming service Choon

The blockchain streaming service Choon is powered by the Ethereum blockchain, and it is designed to solve some of the music industry's most fundamental problems.

Blockchain can assist banks with consumer lending

Many industries gaze at blockchain and scratch their heads in puzzlement. However, for the finance sector Ripple is in use for cross-continental transactions and the next area for reform is consumer lending.

Blockchain-based marketplace offers cloud alternative: Q&A Special

SONM is an autonomous decentralized system and blockchain-based marketplace, which offers an alternative to the cloud using a fog computing structure. Aleksei Antonov explains how.

Q&A: Open platform for small business legal agreements Special

Monax Industries have devised an open platform for small businesses, allowing them to create, prove, and operate their legal agreements. Digital Journal speaks with the startup's CEO.

Blockchain solution for managing content rights

Technology companies Microsoft and EY have developed a blockchain solution forthe managing content rights and royalties. The platform is designed for media and entertainment industries.

Blockchain startup raises over $4 billion

A new startup called block.one, which is a Cayman Islands-based company, has raised $4 billion through a year-long auction. Block.one is developing software that would power a blockchain.

Health sector gives blockchain glowing prognosis

Paris - Securing safe interchange of patient data, improving the conduct of clinical tests and medicine traceability, and lowering costs.

Ripple gives universities $50M to fund cryptocurrency research

The University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) is a $50M fund that Ripple has created to collaborate with "top universities around the world" to encourage research, development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments.

Blockchain-ready adhesive ID tag to stop device theft

A new, prototype adhesive identification tag has been developed, with the aim of ensuring that valuable goods are protected from theft and in a way that does not reveal the location of the items being protected.

Using blockchain to improve global health: Interview Special

A new startup called Nano Vision, wants to usher in a new era of outcomes in global health by removing borders to make important data accessible to all. The aim is to achieve this with blockchain.
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