Ben & Jerry’s and Poseidon Foundation pilot blockchain-based ‘Carbon currency’ project

American Ice Cream maker Ben & Jerry’s is piloting a carbon trading platform powered by blockchain. They have partnered with the Poseidon Foundation for this pilot project. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has demonstrated that there is an…

Recruitment Firm, Hired, Reveals Skyrocketing Demand for Blockchain Engineers

There is absolutely no question that crypto-currencies are steadily growing even in the minds of some of the biggest cynics. According to a report released on February 28, by a recruitment company, Hired; the global demand for Blockchain engineers has…

MIT researchers create Bitcoin Lightning network combined with the power of smart contracts

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)’s Digital Currency Initiative (DCI) have built a technology solution which is likely to expand Bitcoin‘s utilities significantly, with the help of Lightning Network that also incorporates smart contracts. Alin S. Dragos and…

JPMorgan blockchain bullishness remains intact despite the crypto market bear run

JPMorgan blockchain optimism is intact. The American multinational investment banking giant believes that the technology will continue to see increased adoption despite the prevailing downturn in the crypto market. A senior leader in JPMorgan recently expressed his confidence that the…

Blockchain-powered music streaming service Choon launches Beta version of platform

Choon, the music streaming service and digital payments ecosystem, has launched the beta version of their platform. They provide a platform to independent artists, who will get paid with their NOTES cryptocurrency. Current state of music streaming industry (Source of…

Iran Holds Talks with 8 Countries Over Possible Crypto Transactions

A recent report by crypto publication Cointelegraph, reported that the Iran was close to unveiling her very own state backed crypto-currency. A fresh report from the same publication says that Iran has held closed-door meetings with 8 countries over the…

Spanish Energy Giant Repsol looks to Blockchain to help Improve Quality of Safety Certification

Spanish energy giant, Repsol, has reported a successful test of a blockchain pilot, inorder to improve the quality of safety certification of its products. The Madrid based energy company established in 1987, is a leading energy outfit operating in the…

Security Token Offerings (STOs) can soon transform the face of investment with the power of blockchain

Security token offerings (STOs) are emerging as a robust alternative ICOs, which have been plagued by scams and non-compliance with securities regulations. STOs comply with regulations and the potential market is large.

Thailand carries out tests on a Block-chain Based E-voting system

Some interesting news coming out of Thailand is that The National Electronics and computer technology center (NECTEC) of Thailand have developed a blockchain technology to aid in E-voting. NECTEC is a statutory government organization that operates under the jurisdiction of…

Comcast to make Block-graph Commercially available in 2019

Comcast, an American telecommunications conglomerate aims to make its blockchain initiative, Blockgraph commercially available in the new year as reported in a December 21 press release. Comcast is currently working hand in hand with NBCUniversal to test Blockgraphs’s capabilities ahead…