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…

Glencore to Trace Cobalt Using Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Consortium

In a press release Thursday, the publicly traded company, one of the world’s largest cobalt producers, announced it would utilize RSBN’s Hyperledger Fabric platform for its cobalt production and become a full consortium member by February 2020. The announcement follows Glencore’s earlier pledge to consider Responsible Sourcing blockchain Consortium in its supply chain. In October…

The Emergence Of Blockchain 5.0

Over the last few years, blockchain technology has progressed and penetrated the arena of technology, evolving at a pace faster than most other parallel domains. While the world is occupied with bigger players like Facebook getting involved in cryptocurrency, companies are making some revolutionary advancements for efficient use cases of the blockchain phenomenon. A lot…

Walmart and IBM Team Up To Track Shrimp Using Blockchain in Andhra Pradesh

Walmart has announced a pilot to track shrimp imports from India to the USA using blockchain technology. The retail giant plans to track shrimp imports between Andhra Pradesh, a gorgeous coastal region in India’s southeast, and U.S.-based retail warehouses, using blockchain technology developed by IBM. It will feature “end-to-end traceability,” according to a press release…

IBM Is Willing to Work with Facebook on Blockchain

IBM is willing to team up with Facebook to develop blockchain technology, an IBM executive said, explaining that developing the blockchain ecosystem is “a team sport.” “Our clients are ready to work with (Facebook) and we’re ready to work with all of them to bring it together,” Jason Kelley, IBM’s blockchain general manager, said in…

Commonwealth Bank to Trial Blockchain BioTokens for Biodiversity Investment

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is continuing its focus on blockchain technology, this time announcing a prototype it believes has the potential to boost sustainable development while enabling investment opportunities for landowners, environmental groups, developers, and government. Developed by CBA, alongside BioDiversity Solutions Australia (BDS), the prototype enables the creation of tradeable digital tokens…

IBM Introduces a Blockchain, Trustchain to Verify the Jewelry Supply Chain

You want to buy a beautiful necklace for that special someone, but how can you confirm it was mined and manufactured responsibly? Providing such information to consumers is not yet a common practice. Though diamonds in today’s jewelry market are much more likely to be conflict free thanks to the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme, it…

IBM Enters Crypto Custody Market With Tecnhology Designed for Banks

Later this month, Shuttle Holdings, a New York investment firm, will launch the beta version of a crypto custody solution for digital assets built on IBM’s private cloud and encryption technologies. The companies won’t be storing cryptocurrencies and tokens themselves, but offering tools for others to do so. Potential users include banks, brokers, custodians, funds,…

How Blockchain is Transforming Healthcare Cybersecurity

In 2017, there were at least 477 healthcare data breaches reported to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) or the media, affecting 5.579 million patient healthcare records. These breaches cost approximately $408 per record — more than 2.75 times the global average across industries. Partially in response to this ongoing issue, healthcare…

Nivea is 100, so is IBM

1911 marked the beginning of 2 brands that no one would have believed to still be around 100 years later.  Two world wars, countless recessions and booms later, they still exist. And not exist at the fringes of the industry or in nostalgia of someone’s minds.  But active leaders in their respective markets. My dad…

IBM’s India revenues to hit a billion USD in 2007

IT major IBM on Saturday said it expects revenue from Indian operations to touch USD 1 billion by the end of December, growing at a rate of 39 per cent currently. “We expect our revenues to reach USD one billion by the end of this calendar year up from 700 million in 2006 driven by…