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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.

Bitcoin mining — How much energy is really consumed?

It takes a lot of electricity to mine bitcoins, and as more miners try to cash in on the crypto craze, the amount of energy required to win new coins increases, according to new research published last week.

Soon screening near you? Blockchain tech premieres at Cannes

Cannes - Blockchain may not be the most glamorous new star at the Cannes festival but experts touting the technology say it will rock the world of film even if the red carpet crowd doesn't know it yet.

Blockchain with a focus on life data

A blockchain healthcare start-up, headed up by Harvard genomics Professor George Church, initiates a research collaboration to establish the new fields of microdataeconomics and macrodataeconomics, focusing on life data.

Veridium teams with IBM and Stellar on carbon credit blockchain

Veridium Labs is collaborating with IBM to help transform the carbon credit market using IBM blockchain technology with the goal of making it easier for companies to offset their environmental footprints.

Gareth Emery opens up about blockchain streaming service Choon Special

World renowned DJ and producer Gareth Emery chatted with Digital Journal about his blockchain streaming service Choon, which is taking the music industry by storm.

Building sustainable floating islands in Special Economic Zones

Blue Frontiers and Startup Societies Foundation have announced a $100,000 prize, designed to bring sustainable floating islands to host nations in order to address sea level rises.

Automobile makers come together for blockchain research

A sign of the importance of blockchain technology for major businesses, world’s largest car manufacturers have announced forming the biggest-ever consortium to examine the potential of blockchain for the sector.

Blockchain is a 'pixie dust' fad

The British Parliament's Treasury Committee heard evidence on cryptocurrencies and blockchain on Tuesday. Martin Walker from the Center for Evidence-Based Management spoke before the committee.

Blockchain presents key advantages to businesses

Blockchain-as-a-service offers many advantages to businesses. While major companies can develop such services in-house or work with major technology companies, smaller firms need a different solution. Elias Chavando of Ideum explains more.

How blockchain is transforming banking

Blockchain is transforming a number of sectors, and this includes financial intuitions like banks. What major banks need to weigh is the extent to which they embrace blockchain and the threats that the technology poses to the industry.

First blockchain smartphone set for release

The first mobile devices equipped with blockchain functionality is to be produced. This will be a new smartphone, with the aim if brining cryptocurrency use and blockchain to the mass market.

This grocery chain hopes to improve food safety using blockchain

Carrefour SA, the big France-based hyper grocery chain wants its customers to know if that chicken they purchased led a good life, and was treated humanely. To that end, your purchase will come with its very own story, thanks to blockchain.

Blockchain allows for digital fundraising: Interview Special

A new decentralized application has been launched from eXeBlock Technology Corp. This enables businesses to easily launch global fundraising campaigns with 50/50 Labs. Jonathan Bahai, Founder of eXeBlock explains more.

WaterChain: An ICO to clean up the world’s water

The startup WaterChain is developing a blockchain solution for the water industry. The aim is to help clean up the water industry and reduce the number of deaths globally that occur due to unsanitary water.

U.S. health companies launch blockchain pilot

The expansion of blockchain technology has extended to healthcare. Five U.S. based health organizations have launched a pilot scheme, designed to determine if blockchain technology can improve security.

Why enterprises are increasingly turning to blockchain

Blockchain is a disruptive technology that holds big potential benefits to business applications across many industries. However, putting the tech into place is complex. We look at five examples of successful implementation.

Interview: Blockchain transforms distribution in emerging markets Special

Hong Kong - OpenPort is a Hong-Kong based digital logistics platform that uses blockchain technology to transform domestic distribution in emerging markets. To discover the advantages of this technology, Digital Journal spoke with CEO Max Ward.
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FoodCoin Ecosystem:  Global blockchain ecosystem for agriculture and food businesses.
FoodCoin Ecosystem: Global blockchain ecosystem for agriculture and food businesses.
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Martin Walker speaking before the Treasury Committee.
Martin Walker speaking before the Treasury Committee.
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IBM and Maersk have formed a joint venture for blockchain shipping
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Fujitsu has developed tech to automatically find smart contract flaws
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Global technology, as presented by the eXeBlock Technology Corp
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DApps like 50/50 Labs will be continuously upgraded.
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The WWF and Sea Quest Fiji are partnering to deploy blockchain tech in the tuna industry
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