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How entrepreneurs can use blockchain, IoT for good

How entrepreneurs can use blockchain, IoT for good

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.

Blockchain addresses diamond transparency

Blockchain addresses diamond transparency

One blockchain solution aims to address the need for transparency in the diamond industry by tracking the precious metal from mine to market.

Will the blockchain revolutionize outdoor advertising?

Will the blockchain revolutionize outdoor advertising?

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?

Blockchain startups tackle carbon reduction

Blockchain startups tackle carbon reduction

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.

Top 5 blockchain stories of Q1

Top 5 blockchain stories of Q1

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.

Is blockchain the future of accounting?

Is blockchain the future of accounting?

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.

Webinar addresses bitcoin, blockchain confusion

Webinar addresses bitcoin, blockchain confusion

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.

Is a hard fork the answer for the bitcoin blockchain?

Is a hard fork the answer for the bitcoin blockchain?

Hard forks in the bitcoin blockchain have been contentious and, as yet, not one of them has succeeded. With this in mind, is a hard fork the best solution?

SegWit2x fork halted; bitcoin value skyrockets

SegWit2x fork halted; bitcoin value skyrockets

The proposed SegWit2X solution to the bitcoin block size issue was recently called off by its creators. In the aftermath, bitcoin's value skyrocketed from $5,000 to more than $7,000.

Blockchain's authentication dilemma

Blockchain's authentication dilemma

Large corporations such as IBM and Walmart are developing blockchain solutions that solve many issues with fraud. But, the blockchain is not a perfect tool, and without multifactor authentication, it is vulnerable to attacks.

What are the most promising proof of concept projects?

What are the most promising proof of concept projects?

There are countless proof-of-concept projects competing for investors' money and resources. Some will stand the test of time, but others will prove to be overhyped and underwhelming when it comes to market acceptance and performance. We asked experts for their thoughts on which blockchain projects currently look most promising.

Blockchain innovation: What's on the horizon?

Blockchain innovation: What's on the horizon?

There's no killer app for the blockchain yet. But there are still hordes of innovative concepts coming over the horizon.

Are financial institutions ready for the blockchain?

Are financial institutions ready for the blockchain?

Banks have had a rocky relationship with bitcoin, but they are starting to embrace the technology of the blockchain. However, barriers and misconceptions remain.

Former teen entrepreneur launches decentralized blockchain business solution

Former teen entrepreneur launches decentralized blockchain business solution

Luis Cuende has been building software since he was 12. He has now launched a blockchain solution for decentralized businesses. Blockchain Tech News sat down with Cuende to get his perspective on the blockchain now and in the future.

Startup puts intellectual property on the blockchain

Startup puts intellectual property on the blockchain

One area where the blockchain is gaining a foothold is in intellectual property, where it's being used mainly as a way to ensure that artists and musicians receive recognition and compensation for their work, no matter where it might pop up on the internet.

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