Blockchain technology is a major force, making waves in every market from retailers to restaurants. Fast casual leaders need to get a handle on this technology if they want to stay on the cutting edge or risk being left to eat the dust of their more forward-moving competitors.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.