Reddit To Launch Its Blockchain Based Points System On Ethereum

Through a video posted on Reddit, it is now clear that Reddit’s blockchain based points system will be launched on Ethereum’s blockchain. It is a huge boost to the Ethereum community at a time when it’s looking forward to implementing Eth 2.0. In the video, the Redditor recorded the phone screen detailing more of the…

Wave Financial Launches Wave Kentucky Whiskey 2020 Digital Fund

Digital asset manager Wave Financial is tokenizing a whole year’s production of Kentucky bourbon so global investors can gain exposure to the growing U.S. whiskey market. Wave announced Wednesday it had finalized an agreement with the Danville, Kentucky-based Wilderness Trail Distillery to tokenize between 10,000 and 20,000 barrels of bourbon whiskey, worth up to $20…

Tapping Blockchain Tools in Fight Against Coronavirus

A series of ongoing efforts across universities, medical academia, the private sector and even private citizens are harnessing distributed systems in the fight against COVID-19. The projects are attempting to buttress governmental stay-at-home orders that have frozen billions of people in a global effort to flatten the curve. There’s no known cure for COVID-19 and…

The Future of Sports Conference Highlights The Use of Blockchain in Sports

Blockchain technology has continued to make inroads into the sports industry, transforming the ever-growing industry greatly. This transformation will be at the heart of the agenda during the Future of Sports conference to be held on February 14. The event will be held in Moscow and will feature speakers from the blockchain sector as well…

FC Barcelona to Issue Tokens for Blockchain Fan Platform

FC Barcelona fans are about to get on the blockchain. Barca, as one of the world’s most popular football clubs is known, will issue tokens for use on a fan-engagement platform. The tokens, expected in the second quarter, will let holders vote on a variety of decisions about the team such as what music to…

Blockchain and 5G to Transform The Developing World

The biggest topic in the mobile industry over the last few years has been 5G. In an industry that has been starved for innovation in this interregnum between the launch of the iPhone and the full-scale integration of next-generation technologies like augmented reality, artificial intelligence and blockchain, the introduction of the 5G network has become…

Anthem Will Use Blockchain To Secure Medical Data

Anthem, the second-largest health insurance company in the U.S, has started to use blockchain to secure medical data technology to help patients securely access and share their medical data. The company plans to roll out the feature, which is in pilot testing now, to groups of members in the next few months. All 40 million…

2019 – A Recap

And i get the year end ritual going as i have been doing for almost past 10 years. It was a terrible year in terms of losing loved ones. 2 in the family and 2 very close friends. It wasnt an easy year. Most of the time was spent watching my daughter grow up. That…

Nestle and Carrefour Put Baby Milk Formula On IBM Food Trust Blockchain

Global food giant Nestlé has teamed up with French supermarket chain Carrefour to put baby milk formula on the blockchain. Using IBM‘s food-tracking blockchain software IBM Food Trust, the two firms will provide customers with transparent information for the GUIGOZ Bio 2 and 3 infant milk ranges, “from dairy to shelf.” IBM Food Trust is…

TCS Launches Blockchain-based Multi-brand Customer Loyalty Platform on R3’s Corda

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) , a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced the launch of a next-generation blockchain-based multi-brand customer loyalty platform using R3’s Corda. The rise and popularity of customer loyalty programs have brought clear benefits to customers and brands, improving customer retention, driving higher cart values and helping brands…

Blockchain Recruitment Platform Libereka Launched

The world’s first blockchain platform for international student recruitment has been launched by UK-based tech startup Education Index. The Libereka platform enables international students to apply to multiple universities and accept scholarships with one application form and one set of documents. Chief executive of Education Index Soumik Ganguly, who formerly worked as head of digital…

SoftBank to Develop Cross-Carrier Blockchain Payments With IBM Tech

SoftBank is teaming up with IBM to develop cross-carrier blockchain payments solutions, with the focus on technologies that will allow smartphone users to make local payments when traveling overseas and roaming. According to an Oct. 22 announcement, SoftBank said it will be working with IBM as well as blockchain startup TBCASoft that develops cross-carrier blockchain…