India: Blockchain-based App Seeks Give a Voice to Sexual Abuse Survivors

Blockchain use cases have been going up steadily for a while now and for the most part, we in the space have only been counting commercial and industrial use cases. Off course improving ease of doing business, tracking supply chains,…

Blockchain Based Insurance Platform Seeks to Cover Smallholder Kenyan Farmers

The Blockchain is becoming a big industry disrupter that cannot be ignored by even the staunchest of critics. One of the industries being impacted by the Blockchain in a major way is agriculture. A November 15 announcement by the Chainlink…

UN Advises East Africa’s Largest Economy to Employ Blockchain Against Corruption

An official from the United Nations’ drugs and crime agency is advising East Africa’s largest economy Kenya, to explore Blockchain technology in its fight against corruption. According to David Robinson, the regional anti-graft advisor at the UN drug and crime…

HSBC Bangladesh Completes Landmark Blockchain-based Oil Transaction

HSBC Bangladesh has just conducted the country’s first Blockchain-based letter of credit transaction (LC) on the Contour DLT platform. The Bangladeshi branch of the global firm used the transaction to settle the importation of 20,000 tons of fuel oil from…

JP Morgan: Blockchain Close to Making Money

Blockchain technology has been much talked about since the market booms of 2017. Apart from Bitcoin’s higher highs, the technology has also been mentioned and applied in several sectors. We have seen it applied in data management, security, finance and…

PWC: Blockchain Technology could Add $1.7 Trillion to the Global Economy by 2030

A new PWC report shows that Blockchain technology has the potential to boost global GDP by $1.76 trillion over the next ten years. The technology which is now catching on fast despite being earlier dismissed has the potential to generate…

Cardano Foundation Lays Out Plans for a Self-sustaining Community

Cardano’s Elliot Hill outlined in an article their plans for fostering community participation in the Cardano (ADA) eco system. Cardano sits twelfth on the log in the market cap table according to coinmarketcap.com and has a community of enthusiasts it…

U.S House Rep: America Needs a Secure Digital Identity

Going digital has been the norm from the start of this century, and now money seems to be going that same way. A Chicago based group focused on regulatory clarity and industry security is now keen on the importance of…

New Bill Could See Digital Signatures on a Blockchain Legally Recognised

Digital signatures on the Blockchain could be enforced by law if a new proposed bill is passed into law. The bill is sponsored by Rep. David Schweikert, a republican congressman from Arizona. Possible big win for smart contract advocates The…

Norway’s Sea Food industry looks to Blockchain for Traceability.

The Norwegian Sea Food Association has announced plans for a new cross-industry collaboration that will make use of Blockchain technology to share supply chain data in the country’s sea food industry. The move is aimed at sourcing for better sea…