With the advent of blockchain, tokenized securities are now a reality. Overstock.com, an American online retailer has now made its moves in this space.
Blockchain technology is highly promising, however, developers need support in the form of open-source tools and frameworks. NEO has recently joined .NET Foundation, which should make blockchain DOTNET development easier.
Ensuring the security of SIM cards is crucial in today’s age of mobile Internet, however, it’s challenging. A new Verizon blockchain patent to create virtual SIMs could help.
Crypto exchanges continue to face challenges. Recently, a cryptocurrency exchange software bug in the prominent crypto exchange Kraken allowed users buy cheaper Bitcoin
Cross border payments have a large market, however, the industry faces multiple challenges. Mastercard and R3 have now partnered to develop a blockchain cross border payments solution, which should help the industry.
Raoul Pal, a prominent economist and Wall Street veteran who was with Goldman Sachs earlier has recommend Bitcoin hedge as a strategy against the impending global economic slowdown.
Amaten, the largest gift card exchange platform in Japan is adopting a gift card blockchain solution. Amaten is working with aelf, a blockchain technology solution provider, and the partnership could transform the gift card industry in Japan. This development is…
Alibaba, the giant Chinese conglomerate has filed a blockchain patent application with the USPTO. Its proposed solution could help in managing blockchain domain names, which will help with blockchain adoption.
Trade audits are important, however, the process to conduct them is complex. tZERO, a blockchain start-up has won a blockchain patent that could ease the trade audit process significantly, thanks to the transparency and immutability offered by blockchain.
Trackers, ads, cookies, etc. regularly invade users’ privacy when they browse the Internet. A proposed privacy-focused browser as part of the IBM blockchain patents portfolio could provide welcome help.