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Quorum blockchain moves from JP Morgan Chase to ConsenSys 

An enterprise blockchain platform developed by the banking giant JP Morgan Chase, Quorum is just about to be acquired by ConsenSys.  An undisclosed strategic investment was also made by JP Morgan into ConsenSys but neither company confirmed the side of the investment made by the bank. An enterprise blockchain platform developed by the banking giant JP Morgan Chase, Quorum is just about to be acquired by ConsenSys. An undisclosed strategic investment was also made by JP Morgan into ConsenSys but neither company confirmed the side of the investment made by the bank. However, it was confirmed by ConsenSys that funds...

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Blockchain and virtual interaction in the post-pandemic era

The post-COVID "new normal" is inevitable, but what will it look like? When the virus danger dies down, and restrictions are entirely lifted, will we still have a different perspective regarding our behavior in everyday situations? Will we have self-inflicted limits for a while, for how long, and how will this affect our way of life? These are questions we do not yet have the answers to. Indeed, behavioral and medical scientists will research this topic for months and years to come, some new habits are already observable even to the untrained eye. With the onslaught of Covid-19 precautionary protocols...

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How blockchain can further the fight against COVID-19 according to the Japanese financial minister

Taro Aso, the finance minister in Japan has recently suggested that blockchain technology could be the thing that would help battle coronavirus as the pandemic rages on throughout the world.  As the technology can be used for contact tracing, it can also ensure privacy in a slick and smooth manner. Taro Aso, the finance minister in Japan has recently suggested that blockchain technology could be the thing that would help battle coronavirus as the pandemic rages on throughout the world. As the technology can be used for contact tracing, it can also ensure privacy in a slick and smooth manner....

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How blockchain could help banking institutions with identifying customers

Making the banking process a lot simpler with HashCash.  How blockchain adoption is growing in this industry. HashCash Consultants, a well-known blockchain company has recently claimed that banks are chief arbiters of people's identities and that blockchain technology could do a much better job of keeping everyone on file in a secure and safe manner. An announcement was made earlier last week on the 11th of August which said: “Accurate identification of an individual is central to banking activities which makes them the chief arbiter of people's identities.”  it went on to add: “The existing manual processes make identification time-consuming...

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The United States Department of agriculture looks to blockchain for its organic food supply chain

The Department of agriculture in the United States has just recently proposed amending its rules on organic products to include the integration of blockchain technology.  Through this implementation, debility to trace its supply chain would be featured. The Department of agriculture in the United States has just recently proposed amending its rules on organic products to include the integration of blockchain technology. Through this implementation, debility to trace its supply chain would be featured. A report was released earlier this month on the 5th of August from the department with the agency saying that it expects electronic tracking systems to...

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