Today, many companies, nongovernmental organizations and private citizens are either investigating or investing in ways to promote and use clean energy. Blockchain could prove to be a valuable tool in that effort in a few different ways.
It may seem surprising, but one solution to the problem of power consumption in blockchain mining might be simply to move the mining process completely off the planet.
The winter of 2018 is behind us and spring has arrived. Readers of Blockchain Tech News weren't napping through Q1, though. They devoured stories on quantum computing, the role of blockchain in financial services and digital signage, and a KYC-AML use case.
By enabling public access and transparency, blockchain benefits both businesses and investors. But as most financial services data is private and confidential, it's not easy to move beyond the issues and retain the benefits. Here is how it can be done.
46 percent of ICOs failed in 2017. Here's what you need to know about the other 54 percent.
Bitcoin's original vision was a libertarian's dream come true. But looking at the current state of bitcoin, it's hard to recognize that original vision.
Major banks have already begun to invest in promising blockchain projects, and distributed ledger technology now seems poised to disrupt retail banking in an unprecedented way.
Distributed ledger technology gets a lot of hype, but scalability is still an issue. Can blockchain developers overcome this problem?
Bitcoin was founded on anti-establishment principles. Now that it's becoming "Establishment," will Satoshi emerge to restore the cryptocurrency to his original vision? More importantly, can it be restored?
Blockchain holds the potential to "break and remake" any data-driven industry. Accounting certainly fits the description. It won't happen tomorrow, but in the not-very-distant future, blockchain is sure to radically change the way accountants crunch the numbers.
Professionals in the technology or banking industries will have heard about bitcoin and blockchain by now. But they might not understand the distinction between the two. A recent webinar explained the difference — and outlined the likely future of each technology.
Things move fast in the ICO arena, where new offerings are cropping up at a breakneck pace, and regulatory entities are just beginning to catch up. But stakeholders in this innovative new world are beginning to get a handle on ICO best practices. Here's what you need to know ...
Distributed ledger technology has the potential to revolutionize virtually every industry — and digital signage is no exception.
On the eve of the inevitable arrival of full-power, blockchain-busting quantum computing, the blockchain industry must learn to manage the strategic uncertainty associated with the threat timeline and the investment required to migrate to quantum-resistant cryptosystems.
In 2017, blockchain technology burst out from the shadows behind bitcoin and grabbed the spotlight as the Next Big Thing in data management at corporations all around the world. Here's a recap of the five DLT stories that most appealed to our readers last year.
In last year's booming blockchain market, IBM stood out as a key player — and as a logical choice for Blockchain Tech News Influencer of the Year. We asked Bridget van Kralingen, senior vice president of IBM Industry Platforms, about the company's involvement in blockchain development and where the technology is headed.
We can easily see in the blockchain industry that technology is ever-evolving, but contrary to what we mortals might expect, it can become more human, not less so, in the process.
Keene, New Hampshire, a cryptocurrency-friendly community, has welcomed a second mobile food vehicle operator who allows patrons to pay for their orders with bitcoin.
Observers both inside and outside the cryptocurrency community have watched bitcoin's seemingly unstoppable rise in value and wondered what's behind it, how long it can last — and whether bitcoin can survive a crash.
The adoption of blockchain technology can lead to the reduction of the AML-KYC cost thanks to its cross-institution client verification capability, as well as its potential effectiveness in monitoring and analyzing data required for AML-KYC checks.