In the energy business, blockchain's utility is broad indeed, reaching to and encompassing many areas of the market. Especially in the context of smart contracts tailored to reduce accounting costs and maximize energy efficiency algorithms, when coupled with endpoint-installed smart meters.
It appears that many businesses are doing all they can to become more socially responsible. Blockchain technology can help companies report on their sustainable development goals, as well as their carbon disclosure with added accuracy and reliability.
One blockchain solution aims to address the need for transparency in the diamond industry by tracking the precious metal from mine to market.
Blockchain, blockchain, blockchain...the word is almost inescapable in today's media frenzied world. The technology has the capability to bring enormous changes to the way global business is conducted, but how will it affect outdoor advertising?
Sweetbridge aims to improve the way that companies do business by increasing the amount of working capital and available resources, promoting fair and moral practices, and encouraging economic participants to act responsibly.
Developers in Hong Kong, across Asia, and worldwide are working on blockchain messaging applications that could be the future competition of widely used services such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.
Blockchain Tech News recently reported on ways blockchain can improve access to green energy. The technology could also reduce humankind's overall carbon footprint. For example, some startups are developing solutions to help improve carbon offset markets.
The need for secure payment methods could see the introduction of bitcoin into delivery services, but to what extent? Here's a look at how the logistics industry could incorporate virtual currency into delivery services and benefit not only the consumer, but also, the industry itself.
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 ...