Enterprise 4.0. Blockchain is being pushed forward by the government of Italy and it seems it will cause a positive social, political, economic and technological change in the country within this very year, Key4Biz reports. Blockchain technology can be represented as an ever-growing list of inter-connected blocks and made more secure by the use of cryptography. The information stored on this technology is regarded as incorruptible.
Australian blockchain company EZToken announced the launch of EZToken Rewards, its global cryptocurrency-based loyalty program. In terms of the size of its network, EZToken Rewards ranks as the biggest worldwide blockchain loyalty program.
Rakuten, a large Japanese e-commerce company, is considering the creation of its own cryptocurrency Rakuten Coin, Hiroshi “Mickey” Mikitani, the CEO of the company, declared at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Their customers can get crypto coins for following the rules of a loyalty program.
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced plans to use a blockchain-based airline loyalty digital wallet in six months in a statement on the official website of the company. A new KrisFlyer digital wallet app holding this innovative financial technology will possess a private blockchain that includes only merchants and partners.