In Kenya, IBM is working to create a blockchain-based microfinance system aimed at food vendors. By tracking sales operations using mobile phone devices and using artificial intelligence to create a credit scoring system, the platform allows microfinance for minute commerce.
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).
A trusted company that successfully finished its public crowdsale in May 2018 and raised over $10 million – Eligma – is now launching a groundbreaking AI shopping assistant MVP, which will be able to help users save both money and time.
Me Token by Style.me is the pioneering social commerce platform for fashion on the blockchain, which incentivizes style influencers to recommend and sell items online. Today they’ve announced their presale starting on July 23rd with tokens discounted up to 30%.
Amazon has become one of the recent well-known companies to join the blockchain technology area. On April 19, the electronic commerce giant introduced AWS Blockchain Templates in a blog post. It aims at simplifying the process of creating blockchain-based projects.
A popular discussion medium and social platform for the cryptocurrency market - Reddit has recently confirmed that it will not accept bitcoin payments for obtaining a premium membership. The platform may have disabled this option because of the change in Coinbase payment construction.
The Central Bank of Papua New Guinea has launched a program to investigate the possibility of implementing Blockchain technology in the region to tackle some of the country’s financial inclusion issues.