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IBM And Maersk’s TradeLens Is Blockchain Gone Big

Yesterday tech giants IBM and logistics firm AP Moller-Maersk have announced the full development of their latest blockchain collaboration, TradeLens. With this, see’s a partnership of over 90 companies and organisations, working to improve the cross-border supply chain system through ensuring clarity, transparency and efficiency. TradeLens is an example of blockchain technology, on an absolutely huge scale and now sees the technology integrated in 20 international ports, having so far tracked and captured the data of over 150 million shipping events. According to Finextra: “More than 154 million shipping events have been captured on the platform, including data such as...

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Microsoft’s New Ethereum Blockchain Cuts Out The Need To Mine ETH

It is widely known that Microsoft are exploring and building upon blockchain technology. As one of the biggest tech and computing brands in the world, they don’t really have a choice in the matter. Microsoft could indeed one day become the masters of their own, game changing blockchain but for now, they are using readily existing projects to integrate their own technologies. Most recently, the Ethereum blockchain has been pulled into the Microsoft portfolio. The project, is known as Ethereum on Azure Alongside Microsoft Azure, Microsoft have announced the support of the Ethereum blockchain, in a move that aims to...

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Dubai Continues Its Embrace Of Blockchain Technology

The Dubai government is embracing change by implementing blockchain technology into some of its most vital departments. The latest to begin implementing this technology is an international court based in Dubai. The court plans to launch what it has dubbed as the “Court of the Blockchain,” a platform that will streamline legal operations using blockchain technology and smart contracts. The Dubai International Financial Centre Partners With Smart Dubai initiative The international court has announced that it will be partnering with the government-backed Smart Dubai Initiative to form a task force that will develop the blockchain platform. This platform is expected...

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Building Your Own Cryptocurrency On The Ethereum Blockchain Just Got Easier

Many people dream of creating their own cryptocurrency. ‘MeCoin, YouCoin, ICoin’ the possibilities are endless. The majority of us of course, wouldn’t have a clue how do to it. Where do you even start with a project so bold? Well, this latest development named Fondu, could be the answer. Fondu is a new ICO smart-contract builder that allows even the least tech savvy to built the foundations of their own cryptocurrency, in an easy to use, ‘fill in the boxes’ format. According to the Fondu website: “Hi there! I guess you landed here to lay the foundation for your crowd...

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Blockchain Research In The UK Is Big Industry

Blockchain research in the UK is a growing industry, with a new sort of workforce dedicated to researching and investigating this new technology. Whilst the blockchain remains one universal concept, it is now apparent that it boasts many advantages for many companies and industries, therefore it seems that research within the United Kingdom is now at an all time high, a sentiment that is no doubt reflected internationally too. According to The Fintech Times, Big Innovation Centre, DAG Global and Deep Knowledge Analytics have carried out further research into the blockchain industry in the UK and have published a detailed...

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