Applications and Use Cases

Three European companies have teamed up to develop a blockchain-based COVID-19 health passport. The offering helps governments monitor coronavirus immunity in real time, while protecting participants privacy through a decentralized system. - 5/28/2020

Fujitsu and Accenture's joint blockchain interoperability project has officially become part of the Hyperledger Greenhouse. The Hyperledger Cactus project offers a pluggable architecture that enables the execution of ledger operations across multiple blockchains. - 5/19/2020

With more than 100 vaccines in development, can a blockchain system increase the chances of success through enhanced collaboration? - 5/15/2020

New research from the World Economic Forum shows that blockchain has a major role to play in the adaptive global supply chain being built as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. - 5/15/2020

The U.S. Congress is examining blockchain technology to enable remote voting during COVID-19. A staff memo revealed blockchain and end-to-end encrypted (E2EE) applications were being researched. - 5/8/2020

China has launched the first e-government blockchain platform ("Blockchain + Electronic Certificate and License") in Anhui, and will deliver the more than 60 million citizens of the province with a number of services to support businesses in the region. - 5/7/2020

In June 2019, IBM, Walmart, Merck and KPMG teamed up on a drug-tracing blockchain pilot program for the FDA. Today, the joint venture unveiled its results to the FDA, with the confidence this DLT (distributed ledger technology) is the solution to the U.S. Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA). - 5/4/2020

Governments, health organizations and private companies throughout the world are coming together to use blockchain technologies in the global fight against COVID-19. - 5/1/2020

The Chinese government has announced plans to use blockchain, as well as AI, cloud computing and the IoT, to form systems for information flow management and economic planning. The country's Blockchain Service Network (BSN) has been launched domestically and will open up to global companies this wee… - 4/23/2020

New research indicates blockchain is among the most popular technologies set for adoption among enterprises this year, particularly in the financial sector. Other popular technologies include AI, machine learning, public cloud and robotic process automation. - 4/9/2020

Buyers of the Breitling Top Time Limited Edition, which features the classic "Zorro dial," will be able to access the watch's digital passport at any time and transfer ownership - if they choose to do so - with a simple blockchain transaction. Breitling has partnered with security platform Arianee t… - 4/3/2020

Several Dutch technology companies have launched the Tech against Corona initiative, which will use a blockchain platform to help in the fight against COVID-19. The project will provide transparency in the medical supply chain while offering free technology to the Dutch government, aid workers, care… - 4/2/2020

In its recently published coronavirus pandemic guidelines, the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) named blockchain managers overseeing food and agricultural distribution as critical infrastructure workers. - 3/24/2020

An open-source license for software and decentralized applications has newly been approved by the Open Source Initiative, designed in particular to protect the security of end-users' by protecting their rights, ownership of data, and control of their cryptographic keys. The Cryptographic Autonomy Li… - 2/25/2020

The panel discussion, "Finding Value in DLT" at The Blockchain Event at ITEXPO in Fort Lauderdale, FL, on Feb. 13 set out to answer that question. Gathered on the panel were three representatives of companies ready to do blockchain business, along with one panelist who's implementing blockchain tech… - 2/20/2020

Marie Douglas, vice president of global technology service providers at IBM, led a discussion on how companies can embrace the innovative new trends to increase their bottom line. Douglas focused on how emerging technologies such as cloud computing and AI can be combined with blockchain to innovate … - 2/20/2020

Blockchain technology has come to healthcare. In an interesting presentation at the Blockchain Event, part of the ITEXPO in Fort Lauderdale, FL, on Feb. 12, Dr. Daniel Engelman described how blockchain technology can help hospitals maintain proper inventory. - 2/13/2020

Blockchain is here to stay. In 2020, expect adjacent technologies to continue merging with blockchain to create new business opportunities. That's the message delivered at The Blockchain Event, part of the annual ITExpo in Fort Lauderdale, FL, on Feb. 12. Sharon LaDay, IBM blockchain ecosystem le… - 2/13/2020

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TMC announces the launch of Cannabis on the Blockchain, sponsored by US Cannabis Pharmaceutical Research and Development, a welcomed addition to The Blockchain Event program, ITEXPO and #TECHSUPERSHOW. Held February 11, 2020 at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward Country Convention Center in Fort Lau… - 1/16/2020

One of the most compelling use cases for blockchain in 2020 is how it will change capital markets. We caught up with David Walsh, an Internet entrepreneur whose company IXnet built the world's first financial extranet in the late 1990's, connecting thousands of banks, market data providers, exchange… - 1/7/2020

The World Economic Forum (WEF) just came out with its predictions on blockchain, saying in part the technology "will have to transform from buzzword to business." - 1/6/2020

Industrial IoT organization and Blockchain/DLT group agree to unify their memberships - 1/3/2020

AMD joined the Blockchain Gaming Alliance earlier this month, signaling a transformation in how games will be created, published, purchased and played moving forward. The move also has the hardware giant partnering with major gaming companies like Ubisoft, Robot Cache and ULTRA. - 12/27/2019

Alibaba is cementing a leadership role in the blockchain space by winning two new U.S. patents for its technologies and making key partnership announcements. The company has launched the Ant Open Blockchain Alliance Consortium and has also partnered with Ant Financial and major Chinese bank ICBC. - 12/27/2019

Spanning the globe, the selected organizations represent innovators in Industrial IoT and Blockchain technology - 10/9/2019

Blockchain is rapidly becoming a viable alternative to the traditional database schematic, baking security and redundancy directly into its architecture. One of its key benefits is decentralized control, removing the possibility of corruption and human error. - 8/2/2019

Every day new technology emerges in order to cope up with the industrial revolution. One of these technologies constitute blockchain technology. This technology has a great potential to boost the effectiveness and profitability of most enterprises by enhancing the supply chain. - 7/29/2019

The IOTA Foundation recently announced that its digital wallet, which has been in beta and proven to support over $1.8 billion of IOTA tokens transacted, is now generally available. - 7/3/2019

Two more major shipping companies have joined the blockchaiin-based TradeLens consortium. The addition of Hapag-Lloyd and ONE (Ocean Network Express) mean five of the top six are now part of TradeLens. - 7/3/2019

Estonia has been on the cutting edge of technology for some time, so it's not surprising to see Tallinn-based healthcare platform provider Solve.Care, taking a lead in using technology to build better healthcare solutions. - 7/1/2019

More than half of companies polled in Deloitte's annual Global Blockchain Survey consider enterprise blockchain as one of their top five priorities. - 6/24/2019

Money Tap has been developed to allow bank customers to simply and instantly remit domestic payments with only a bank account, phone number or QR code for the payment destination. - 6/7/2019

The latest member to join Blockchain Research Institute - and underscore blockchain's potential in healthcare - is HIMSS, the global healthcare IT organization leading efforts to drive better care using technology. - 5/31/2019

Compliance is necessary as securities and other portrayals of value that are now often being stored on the blockchain are subject to regulatory compliance liability. - 5/20/2019

Supermarket giant Albertsons is the latest retail grocer to get on board with IBM's Food Trust Network and will be using the blockchain-based system to more efficiently track its food products from farm to shelf. - 4/12/2019

Atlanta-based blockchain software solutions provider GigLabs has announced the second release of CryptoRome to promote the adoption of blockchain technology within the gaming industry. - 4/9/2019

With the mission to "connect every person and every(thing)," cloud software communications platform provider Pareteum is certainly well on its way. And today, Pareteum announced a new contract that will see the firm assist in building a global blockchain-based Wi-Fi sharing community. - 4/4/2019

Utility company Amaren Corporation, which serves 2.4 million electric customers and another 900,000 natural gas customers in Missouri and Illinois, is looking to use blockchain technology as part of its clean energy initiative. - 3/29/2019

Mythical Games has announced that it teamed up with several blockchain companies to develop a new industry standard for distributed digital goods (dGoods) for the EOS blockchain. - 3/29/2019

Consumers want to know that the provenance and safety of their food can be assured, which has opened the door in the agricultural world to the heralded, 21st-century technology of blockchain. - 3/22/2019

The Commerce Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly this week introduced House Bill 7310, which would authorize smart contracts for commercial use in Connecticut - 3/8/2019

French grocer Carrefour will begin using blockchain technology to track milk across its supply chain this month. - 3/8/2019

IBM along with Ford Motor Company, Huayou Cobalt, LG Chem and RCS Global plan to use blockchain technology to trace and validate ethically sourced minerals. - 3/6/2019

California-based business consulting firm Armanino, for instance, has just launched its blockchain practice California-based business consulting firm Armanino has launched its blockchain practice to help businesses understand how they can leverage blockchain to create better models - 2/21/2019

Developing an industry standard for a new industry sector is never easy, particularly when the sector in question is growing at an explosive pace and constantly evolving. - 2/21/2019

Oracle has added new DevOps functionality to its platform to make integrating blockchain solutions into existing business and IT systems easier. - 2/15/2019

Future-ready companies - those that are leveraging AI, blockchain, IoT, data analytics and monetization - these are the businesses you really want to be. - 2/8/2019

Last week at the IoT Evolution Expo, Rick Conklin, CTO of Dispersive Networks, weighed in on the potential of programmable networking to enhance the security and efficiency of IoT and Industrial IoT implementations. - 2/6/2019

IBM's Blockchain Service Leader Pramod Achanta kicked off this year's edition of The Blockchain Event in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida this morning. His message? Blockchain is very real. - 1/30/2019

At the first blockchain education and certification session, kicking off a full week of activities at the IoT Evolution Expo in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, three experts came together to discuss the potential of blockchain to improve healthcare delivery. - 1/29/2019

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