Blockchain Could Help Hospitals Stay Stocked and Staffed

(TNS) — Companies that specialize in moving goods from one place to another are starting to use the technology that powers cryptocurrency to streamline their work, and they say it could help hospitals stay stocked and staffed during pandemics like the one caused by COVID-19. Blockchain technology, as it’s called, is already being adopted in the […]

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China’s blockchain scene explodes with 35,000 companies

Two years into China’s crackdowns on crypto fraud and tightening regulations, more than 35,000 “blockchain” companies are in business on the mainland.  Scores of new blockchain companies are popping up daily. In fact, even the coronavirus hasn’t been able to keep them down.  In the first three months of 2020, as Covid-19 shut down factories, […]

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BMW announces PartChain supply blockchain for tracking automotive parts

Major automotive manufacturer BMW Group announced the planned launch of its blockchain-powered supply chain management solution called “PartChain” on Tuesday. According to the company, PartChain will launch in conjunction with 10 of its suppliers in 2020. BMW intends to use distributed ledger blockchain technology to provide transparency and traceability of components and raw materials used in […]

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Blockchain Finds New Home In Retail Food Supply

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email Food retailers need to embrace a new term: digital traceability. It describes a new process that shows the importance consumers are placing on the origins of their food in the throes of the current coronavirus pandemic. And it could be one of the killer apps for blockchain. “We […]

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Tim Draper’s Los Angeles-based blockchain-focused venture studio adds a venture partner – TechCrunch

The Los Angeles-based venture capital studio focused on blockchain and fintech startups, which longtime venture investor Tim Draper now calls home, has added a new venture partner to its team. Draper Goren Holm, the firm Draper manages alongside co-founders Alon Goren and Josef Holm, said Rodney Sampson has joined the crew as a venture partner. […]

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Voting on a blockchain

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The “blockchain” concept on which cryptocurrencies work might be extrapolated to many other areas of life, such as voting systems, where it’s incontrovertible chain of decisions and evidence could ensure validity in a political or other election. Writing in the International Journal of Web and Grid Services, a team from Lodz […]

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