Aug 21, 2019 at 12:17
India: Maharashtra State Plans to Use Blockchain in Sensitive Areas
India’s second most populous state and third-largest state by area, Maharashtra, is considering adopting blockchain tech in many fields including vehicle registration, document management systems, agriculture marketing and supply chains. The state’s administration is working on a regulatory sandbox for experimenting blockchain and distributed ledger tech (DLT) solutions across different significant applications. It really wants to enhance the efficiency, speed and efficacy of their operations.
Aug 18, 2019 at 10:41
Blockchain to Solve the Trust Issue in Energy Systems
It is believed that its innovation that has changed the world so far, and that is why new technological products continue to emerge onto the market with each day that passes. Now, the University of Waterloo, Canada, has successfully conducted an integration of distributed ledger tech (DLT) into energy systems, an initiative which may lead to the extended charging setup for electric vehicles (EVs).
Aug 16, 2019 at 12:04
Walmart Plans to Make Blockchain-based Drones the Future of Delivery
Walmart Inc., the American based and world’s biggest firm by revenue, at around $514.405 billion this year, filed a patent focusing on blockchain-backed drones. The company is highly interested and able to participate in innovative technologies including cryptocurrency and distributed ledger tech (DLT).
USA, Italy, and Denmark to Use Blockchain in E-Voting
A good number of countries including the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Italy, Estonia, Ukraine, Denmark and Russia are planning to use blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) to conduct their polls via sophisticated electronic processes and in other vital sectors. As the US presidential elections are getting closer, some blockchain-friendly candidates including Andrew Yang are proposing the use of the technology in e-polling, to avoid vote rigging and manipulation of poll results as what happened in the last elections.
Amazon is Seeking a Software Engineer to Put Ads on Blockchain
The United States multinational electronic commerce firm Amazon.com Inc., based in Seattle, is working on integrating blockchain tech in the advertising sector. The e-commerce bull is seeking for a competent software engineer with experience in distributed ledger technology (DLT).
Volvo Cars Manufactures First Cars With Recycled Cobalt Mapped Using Blockchain
Volvo Cars, a Swedish luxury vehicles firm and a subordinate of the Chinese automotive firm Geely, has manufactured the first-ever cars using reprocessed cobalt delineated with the help of blockchain tech and has further entered an isolated initiative to oversee cobalt from different mineral-rich countries including the DR Congo (DRC), Uganda and others.
Nestlé, McDonald’s and Virgin Media will Try Blockchain
Topnotch company Nestlé (a food and beverage firm), McDonald’s (a US fast food firm) and Virgin Media Ltd (a UK telecom company) have engaged in the JICWEBS distributed ledger tech (DLT) trial to enhance trust as well as transparency in digital advertising. JICWEBS was formed by the United Kingdom and Ireland media sector to guarantee independence, maverick and affinity of measurement on the web.
Siemens Explores Blockchain Technology for Carsharing
Blockchain enables us to use Bitcoin in transferring value in a secure, immutable and transparent way. It is now around ten years since when Bitcoin was created by Nakamoto Satoshi, but in this short period, various authorities have managed to come up with ways in which blockchain can be utilized to the fullest. Now, Siemens AG, a German global conglomerate firm and the biggest industrial manufacturing firm in the continent of Europe, has started its journey of evaluating blockchain for different business use cases, such as modernizing the carsharing market.
Republic of Cyprus to Draft Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulations in 2019
The Republic of Cyprus is going to draft blockchain and cryptocurrency regulations this year, according to the Ministry of Finance. Minister Harris Georgiades is optimistic the regulation draft will be completed very soon and will play a big part to revolutionize the finance industry in the country, Financial Mirror reports.