The time to digitise hidden value is now: How blockchain can help

2020欧洲杯投注盘口48% of CEOs don’t trust blockchain technology. Yet 84% are curious about the compelling benefits that it offers. 

2020欧洲杯投注盘口In today’s tumultuous markets, moving from an investigative mindset to one that overcomes apprehension and mistrust is critical to the “digitisation of value.” Rooting out hidden value buried in legacy systems or money being left on the table due to inefficient processes means turning to technologies that can unite physical and virtual worlds in a way to...

Chronicled partners with Deloitte for blockchain in life sciences and healthcare

Chronicled, a US-based provider of blockchain platforms for smart supply chains, has announced a partnership with Deloitte to bring blockchain-based solutions to life sciences and healthcare.

The companies will come together to utilise technology and solutions powered by Chronicled's MediLedger network.

2020欧洲杯投注盘口Among the use cases to be trialled included a solution to help fight fraud for potential Covid-19 medication. MediLedger's product verification offering can 'enable...

Smucker’s works with Farmer Connect for blockchain-based coffee transparency

The J.M. Smucker Company is working to 'pioneer a new era in coffee transparency' by utilising blockchain technology.

2020欧洲杯投注盘口Smucker's is partnering with Farmer Connect, a startup which utilises IBM's blockchain to tackle traceability in the farm-to-fork journey. The company came to prominence when launching its consumer-facing provenance app at this year's CES - which until this year was hardly a hive of blockchain activity.

Now, that consumer-facing app has a major client on...

Port of Rotterdam launches blockchain pilot, picks up from IoT projects

The Port of Rotterdam is undertaking a blockchain-based pilot project around container handling, following on from its various initiatives around the Internet of Things (IoT).

2020欧洲杯投注盘口The latest project, as detailed on the port's website, is focused around handling and releasing containers without a PIN code. The Secure Container Release application will replace the PIN code with a digital signal, utilising blockchain technology to ensure authorisations are not stolen or copied along the...

Daimler explores decentralised data offering in Ocean Protocol collaboration

Daimler, the automotive manufacturer behind the Mercedes-Benz brand among others, is working with Singapore-based Ocean Protocol on a pilot project for 'decentralised data orchestration.'

The project, claimed as a success by both parties, is focused around Ocean Protocol's 'compute-to-data' solution, which aims to enable companies to share, buy, and sell data while maintaining privacy.

2020欧洲杯投注盘口Ocean Protocol's wider vision is to coalign blockchain and artificial intelligence...

EU health blockchain consortium PharmaLedger reveals first use cases

2020欧洲杯投注盘口PharmaLedger, a European Union-centric healthcare blockchain consortium, has announced its first eight use cases.

Representatives of the 29 entities in the consortium achieved what PharmaLedger described as the 'first major milestone on [a] three-year collaboration journey to deliver a common and widely trusted blockchain-based platform and use case reference implementations for supply chain, clinical trials and health data.'

2020欧洲杯投注盘口Among the use cases which are being explored...

UNICEF’s Cryptocurrency Fund pings ETH to educational emerging economy startups

2020欧洲杯投注盘口The UNICEF Cryptocurrency Fund has announced its latest graduates for funding, with a focus on technology providers in developing and emerging economies.

2020欧洲杯投注盘口The fund will invest 125 ETH - around $30,000 USD - in eight companies, part of a wider group of 40 startups which have graduated from UNICEF's innovation fund: Afinidata, Avyantra, Cireha, Ideasis, OS City, StaTwig, Somleng, and Utopic.

2020欧洲杯投注盘口Afinidata, based in Guatemala, has an AI-based app which provides parents with...

Deloitte’s 2020 Global Blockchain Survey: How blockchain is becoming a ‘true strategic priority’

Blockchain is undergoing a 'compelling' evolution from being an experimental technology to a true strategic priority for organisations, according to Deloitte's latest Global Blockchain Survey.

2020欧洲杯投注盘口The study, the third edition which polled almost 1,500 senior executives across 14 countries, found that two in five (39%) companies had already moved their blockchain projects to production - a significant climb from 23% this time last year.

2020欧洲杯投注盘口This makes for interesting reading when...

Blockchain-based electric vehicle charging and integration set to tip $1bn by end of decade

2020欧洲杯投注盘口The combined markets of blockchain-based electric vehicle charging and grid integration is forecast to break $1 billion by the end of the decade at a CAGR of 77.9%, according to a new report.

The study, from Guidehouse Insights, argues that through in-house or working with consortia, increasing numbers of traditional energy stakeholders are experimenting with blockchain technology. Such use cases 'have emerged as technologically sound and feasible within the regulatory and...

Blockchain, AI, IoT and 5G to add $30bn to Sydney economy in 10 years, says Digital Realty

The combination of artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), and 5G technologies will contribute more than AU$30 billion to Sydney's economy by 2029 - according to new research from Digital Realty.

2020欧洲杯投注盘口As reported by IT Brief Australia, the data centre operator argues that Sydney is leading Australia in digital technology adoption. As of 2019, emerging technologies currently contribute AU$6.66bn to the Sydney economy, with IoT counting for half of that...