Big Players Continue to Invest in Crypto amid Bearish Market

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Just like every other business, blockchain technology has had its ups and downs over the past year. In fact, this resulted in taking crypto investors on what is perfectly described as financial and emotional rollercoaster. During the last quarter of 2017, the Bitcoin (BTC) price rose to its ATH of $20,000 USD. However, this year … Continue reading “Big Players Continue to Invest in Crypto amid Bearish Market”

IDC Says Europe Leads in Blockchain Growth Rate

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In their latest blockchain report, FinTech research group the International Data Corporation (IDC) says Europe is the leader in the growth of this technology. They largely attribute the development to the EU’s interconnected industries.  Additionally, IBM plays a big part in providing the technology behind this development. The report describes “Six Reasons Why Blockchain Will Follow … Continue reading “IDC Says Europe Leads in Blockchain Growth Rate”

Five Top Companies that will Benefit from Blockchain in 2019

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Not only can blockchain technology support the functions of cryptos such as Ripple, Bitcoin and Ethereum, it will also revolutionize marketplaces and how data is stored and disseminated. For this reason, companies across industries such as financials, technology as well as healthcare are exploring blockchain technology. This will improve fraud prevention security, faster transactions and … Continue reading “Five Top Companies that will Benefit from Blockchain in 2019”

IBM Disrupting Scientific Research on the Blockchain

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IBM was awarded a patent for blockchain-powered scientific research data. With it, they aim to make sharing such data more secure and efficient for the scientific community. This is yet another patent among many for the tech giant and global leader in blockchain development. The U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office (USPTO) published IBM’s patent titled … Continue reading “IBM Disrupting Scientific Research on the Blockchain”

IBM Blockchain Utilized By Seagate To Prevent Computer Counterfeits

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Data storage giant Seagate is currently facing major counterfeiting problems. The problem remains larger than expected because cyber-crime and the counterfeiting of products continue to rise. There are multiple avenues where counterfeiting arises from fraudulent hard drives to dressed up USB sticks. According to a reverse supply chain the fake products penetrate the major markets … Continue reading “IBM Blockchain Utilized By Seagate To Prevent Computer Counterfeits”

Bank of America Leads in Blockchain Patents, But Not In Application

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Bank of America (BoA), the second largest bank in the United States, currently holds the most blockchain tech patents in the world.  However, they have yet to implement any, and many are skeptical of the bank’s motives.  On October 30, BoA was awarded their most recent patent for a private key storage solution bringing their … Continue reading “Bank of America Leads in Blockchain Patents, But Not In Application”

IBM Files for Blockchain-Based AR Game Interaction Tool

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On Friday, IBM filed a patent application for a way to prevent augmented reality (AR) gamers from walking into risky locations.  The new system will apply blockchain to yet another untapped area for the technology.  And it will be yet another addition for the giant tech company. AR games have become increasingly popular for mobile … Continue reading “IBM Files for Blockchain-Based AR Game Interaction Tool”

Blockchain Potential will Lead to Further Public and Private Investment

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Public and private investment interest will only increase as the benefits of blockchain technology becomes more apparent. In fact, we’ve already seen interest from companies like Microsoft, IBM, Google and Facebook.  However, this is just the start. Company investment in blockchain technology There is a significant disruption occurring thanks to the growing level of adoption … Continue reading “Blockchain Potential will Lead to Further Public and Private Investment”

Three of the Top Industries Already Transformed by Blockchain

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Blockchain technology is changing the world as we know it — and fast. Retailers, corporations, governments, you name it are rapidly adopting the technology.  In fact, it’s already impacting the food you eat thanks to IBM’s latest technology. IBM just launched its blockchain-based ledger that will track food supply chains.  Known as IBM’s Food Trust … Continue reading “Three of the Top Industries Already Transformed by Blockchain”

Canadian Agency Adopts Blockchain to Enhance Efficiency

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The Canadian Border Service Agency (CBSA) launched a pilot program that seeks to use Blockchain technology to enhance its services. The CBSA is responsible for facilitating the flow of travelers and trade across the Canadian border. This agency processes documents for over 14,000 trucks, over 200,000 emails, and more than 127,000 courier shipments on a … Continue reading “Canadian Agency Adopts Blockchain to Enhance Efficiency”