Author : Anujit
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Anujit has over two decades of IT industry experience, spanning software development, project management and consulting areas, and has added significant value to the businesses of clients he has supported. Outside of working hours, Anujit is passionate about history and sports.

Blockchain-powered “Smart package” patent filed by Walmart

US retail giant Walmart has filed a patent application for their blockchain-powered “Smart package” solution. The patent application was filed in August 2017, and the US Patent and Trademark office (USPTO) has released the patent recently. Online shopping involving perishable…

Huawei launches blockchain-as-a-service platform

Chinese telecommunications, telecom equipment, and services giant Huawei has recently publicly launched its blockchain platform. Their blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) platform is built on Hyperledger. Readers are aware how cloud computing has brought in several as-a-service models that have fundamentally changed how…

Sony to obtain Blockchain-powered digital rights management solution patent

Japanese multinational technology giant Sony intends to patent a technology solution that will improve digital rights management (DRM). The solution is based on blockchain, and the United Stated Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has recently published the application. In the…

“WordPress of Startups” : Blockchain start-up Elemential is working on making enterprise blockchain easier

Building an enterprise blockchain, developing apps using it, and deploying the apps on it need to have processes, methods, and tools that make it easier to use. Mumbai, India-based blockchain start-up Elemential is working on their Hadron and Federated Network…

Walmart to use blockchain for tracking live food

US retail giant Walmart will use the promising blockchain technology to improve tracking and quality assurance in their live food business. Walmart has announced their decision recently at the MIT technology Review’s “Business of Blockchain” conference. Large businesses sourcing raw…

Crypto mining malware targets Monero !

‘Cryptojacking’, i.e. using unsuspecting users computing resources to mine cryptocurrencies surreptitiously, is becoming increasingly common. In the latest such incident, crypto mining malware designed to mine Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency was used to infect Linux server, taking advantage of five-year-old security…

Samsung to use blockchain to streamline shipment

Samsung, the South Korean multinational conglomerate, which is also world’s largest manufacturer of smartphones and semiconductors, is exploring blockchain technology to improve tracking of their global shipments. Samsung‘s global shipments amount to tens of billions of dollars in a year,…

Amazon patents solution that can live-stream Bitcoin transaction data

Cloud computing and e-commerce marketplace giant Amazon has now got an approved patent for a data marketplace technology solution. The data marketplace can live-stream Bitcoin transaction data coupled with information from additional data source. Data marketplace is an idea that…

IOTA powers electric vehicle charging station in Netherlands

IOTA, a cryptocurrency powered by Tangle technology, is now being used in an electric vehicle charging station in the Netherlands. The charging station is in Arnhems Buiten campus, a business park test site where customers can test machine-to-machine charging technology…

NASA funds research project with Ethereum blockchain for deep space exploration

NASA is funding a research project that will leverage Ethereum blockchain in deep space. The project intends to add automated maneuvering capability to the spacecrafts so that they can avoid space debris. Spacecrafts operating in deep space, i.e. several millions…