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No Miners? Intel Seeks to Automate DLT Block Verification

Software giant Intel is looking to protect a novel way to verify transactions on a distributed ledger. In a filing released last Thursday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the company outlines a method by which it would partition and update distributed ledgers automatically, with a processor able to independently verify that new... Read More

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Logistics Giant Maersk Starts Using Blockchain Platform for Maritime Insurance

Transport and logistics company AP Moller-Maersk (a.k.a. Maersk) has begun using blockchain platform Insurwave for maritime insurance, Seatrade Maritime News reports Friday, May 25. Developed by EY and Guardtime, Insurwave uses distributed ledger technology from cloud platform Microsoft Azure and follows global insurance standards. At the beginning of May, Microsoft Azure had announced the release of its blockchain... Read More

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Walmart Looks to Blockchain for Retail Product Resales

A new patent application from retail giant Walmart shows how blockchain could be used to augment its digital offerings for consumers. The document, released last Thursday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, outlines a blockchain ledger which would track the items that stores sell to a particular customer. It’s the... Read More

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Auto Industry Gears Up for Future Powered by Blockchain

We’re all excited for self-driving, even autonomous, cars, and many tout blockchain as the technology needed to make that happen. But while that conversation is an exciting one today, CoinDesk’s Consensus 2018 conference played host to an array of esoteric use cases for the mobility space that showcase how many... Read More

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The Use Cases and Applications for Involving Women in Blockchain

“Satoshi is female!” That’s how New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney rallied the crowd on May 13 at the “Women on the Block” event in Brooklyn, New York, where more than 300 people came together to talk about cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. The event comes at time of tension within the... Read More

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Capital Markets Blockchains Are Finally Getting Go-Live Dates

If minimum viable products (MVPs) have so far proved elusive for companies building blockchain solutions for capital markets, Consensus 2018 marked a notable change in the narrative. Assembled in New York this week, a handful were even confident enough to give firm timetables for production. For those tired of blue-sky... Read More

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Women In Blockchain And Crypto: How To Tackle Gender Inequality

The percentage of women invested and involved in cryptocurrency is far lower than that of men. This could be confirmed by numerous surveys and research studies. Moreover, incidents like the North American Bitcoin Conference, where only 3 of the 88 speakers were women and the conference after party was held at a... Read More

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IBM Partners With Veridium Labs To Let Companies Track Carbon Footprint Via Blockchain

IBM announced a partnership with Veridium Labs to tokenize carbon credits that will allow companies to track their carbon footprint with blockchain today, May 15, in press release shared with Cointelegraph. CEO and Veridium cofounder Todd Lemons said that the use of blockchain to measure carbon emissions through the supply chain will address... Read More

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FedEx CEO: Adopt New Tech Like Blockchain or Be Disrupted

“Blockchain has the potential to completely revolutionize what’s across the border.” Speaking at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2018 in New York today, Fred Smith, chairman and CEO of the U.S. logistic giant FedEx, doubled down on his commitment to embracing blockchain technology as a way for the decades-old company to maintain its... Read More