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  • SXSW embraces today's tough topics: #MeToo, fake news, and more

    14 Mar 2018 Selena Larson and Sara O'Brien
    A decade ago, a festival in Austin, Texas, developed a reputation for discovering the next big tech startup. In 2007, SXSW was the launching pad for the once tiny micro-blogging site called Twitter. T ...
  • On Friday, the annual South by Southwest festival kicked off with and Ethereum co-founder, Jospeh Lubin, took the first day of the event to reveal some of the plans he has for his blockchain software ...
  • Blockchain, bio-hacking and AR are just a few chewy topics adland is tackling this year. It’s March, which means winter is ending, the clocks decide to lose an hour and the luck of the Irish is celebr ...
  • There are plenty of hot topics covered at SXSW, from virtual reality to smart cities. But one topic is certain to get a lot of play among SXSW Interactive badge holders – blockchain. Like VR and socia ...
  • Blockchain explained at SXSW

    14 Mar 2018 IBM Blockchain Unleashed
    This year, one of the hottest topics as South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin was blockchain. Analysts and IT leaders named it one of the top disruptive technologies at SXSW. View image on Twitter   Val ...
  • Colleges and tech companies are using the digital ledger to develop easily verifiable diplomas and employment records
  • It’s been hailed as a global revolution, and shunned as a piece of technology used by drug dealers and cartels. But in reality, blockchain (the underlying technology that enables crypto currencies lik ...
  • Most news and media outlets have spent thousands of words breaking down the Millennial generation - the group aged 21 to 35 - and for good reason. As the fastest growing consumer demographic, and one ...
  • MAJOR THAI commercial banks have turned to blockchain technology to drive a new era of mobile commerce, said Shyam Nagarajan, global director of IBM Blockchain. Nagarajan said in an interview that IBM ...
  • From banking and secure communications to healthcare and ride-sharing, blockchain will have a huge impact on our future. Of course, to understand how blockchain will change the world, you first need t ...
  • The infiltration of blockchain, the technology that supports cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, into industries around the world is only a matter of time. The historically traditional commercial real esta ...
  • IBM has said that it is working with 63 blockchain clients on 400 projects related to the technology as companies continually embrace the emerging industry. In a report from Business Insider, a docume ...
  • Klip digital wallet to be rolled out in UAE this year 
  • The historic and paper-intensive ways of the oil industry are due for an upgrade, especially amid heightened demand for the commodity. Some of the biggest names in oil transport are leading the charge ...
  • Blockchain tech can reduce transaction costs: FICCI-PwC 

     

  • Starting this month, the Chilean National Energy Commission will use blockchain technology to certify the country’s publicly accessible energy data.
  • “Use the Internet wherever you are for free, and let the advertiser pay for it” – that’s the motto of the project which aims to make the Internet truly global and affordable for everyone, everywhere.
  • More and more entrepreneurs are seeing the role of the blockchain technology as an essential part in boosting current businesses and producing disruptive industries. Penny Stoker, the Global Leader of ...
  • Korean internet giant Kakao is launching a blockchain company
  • 4 Predictions for Blockchain in Energy in 2018

    07 Mar 2018 COLLEEN METELITSA
    Blockchain dominated 2017. Even the energy sector couldn’t escape its grasp; it seemed that every day a new company entered the blockchain-in-energy space, raised millions via an initial coin offering ...
  • LONDON: “Blockchain will completely change programmatic digital advertising,” asserts Daniel Gouldman, co-founder of Ternio, a blockchain technology for the digital advertising industry. He is discuss ...
  • If you jumped into the world of online business for the first time in 1999, could you have spotted the shifts that were happening across the landscape that led to the dot com bubble bursting just one ...
  • Last year marked what might very well be the greatest single year for an asset class in history. Cryptocurrencies, which began the year with a combined market cap of $17.7 billion, gained nearly $600 ...
  • HireGo – Revolutionizing the Car Rental Market with Blockchain Technology
  • Blockchain technology  was one of this past years biggest stories. For example, Bitcoin, the pioneer of cryptocurrencies, closed out 2017 at nearly  $15,000 .  As Bitcoin’s popularity has grown, more ...
  • A new patent filing finds retail giant Walmart seeking to utilize blockchain technology to perfect a smarter package delivery tracking system. In an application released by the U.S. Patent and Tradema ...
  • JOHANNESBURG - I dreamed of an advanced “UltraAfrica” powered by technology.  In my dream I imagined entire, fully functional cities underground, buried in the vast plains of the Sahara. I imagined ad ...
  • Yesterday, Crunchbase News found that, for 2018, the amount of money being raised by blockchain and blockchain-adjacent companies via traditional VC rounds is on pace to surpass 2017’s highs. But desp ...
  • Dubai, UAE – With its business-friendly environment and adoption of blockchain technology, Dubai is strengthening its appeal to Latin American businesses and entrepreneurs that are looking for growth ...
  • Industry leaders discuss opportunities in artificial intelligence and InsurTech
  • Starbucks is likely to utilize blockchain technology as part of a new payments app, executive chairman Howard Shultz said Tuesday. Speaking with Maria Bartiromo during a Fox Business segment, Schultz ...
  • Saudi Arabia's central bank signs blockchain deal with Ripple

    28 Feb 2018 Reporting by Tom Arnold; Editing by Andrew Torchia and David Holmes
    DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s central bank has signed a deal with U.S.-based Ripple to help banks in the kingdom settle payments using blockchain software, as Gulf regulators begin to explore new forms of financial technology.
  • Dubai aiming to be blockchain capital of the world, says director general of Smart Dubai
  • JD.com, the Chinese e-commerce juggernaut and Alibaba’s closest rival, is launching a new accelerator program for artificial intelligence and blockchain startups, the company said today. Despite being ...
  • Dubai 10X to be rolled out over next 24 months to provide transparent pricing and the ability to make tailored trips in a tamper-free manner
  • Transport authority says buyers and sellers will be able to track where the vehicle is in its lifecycle
  • Blockchain engineers are in demand

    28 Feb 2018 Samantha Stein
    Demand is off the charts for blockchain talent, and the capital is waiting to back it up. More than $3.7 billion has been raised through ICOs in the United States alone. Blockchain-related jobs are th ...
  • Miner of Biggest Diamonds Buys Blockchain Firm

    27 Feb 2018 Thomas Biesheuvel
    The mining company that found the biggest diamond in more than a century has joined the race to use blockchain technology to guarantee the quality and ethics of gem supplies. Lucara Diamond Corp., whi ...
  • Blockchain services coming soon in Dubai

    27 Feb 2018 Waheed Abbas
    Smart Dubai aims to make the city the blockchain capital of the world
  • Over the last half century, Dubai has transformed itself from a small desert city to a sprawling metropolis of 2.7 million people. The government has truly leapfrogged on the back of technology. Indee ...