Toyota Uses Blockchain Tech to Reduce Fraud in Digital Advertising Campaigns

Japanese car manufacturer Toyota has partnered with blockchain advertising analytics firm Lucidity to cut down on fraud when buying digital ads, according to a press release published Oct. 16.Formerly known as...

Abu Dhabi Ports Subsidiary Tests International Blockchain Pilot with Port of Antwerp

A subsidiary of the major U.A.E. seaport operator Abu Dhabi Ports has launched an international blockchain pilot with the Port of Antwerp, global shipping news agency Hellenic Shipping News reports Oct. 15.Following...

Brazilian Presidential Candidate Uses Blockchain to Publish Government Plan

Fernando Haddad, the presidential candidate for the Brazil Workers’ Party, has published his government plan via blockchain, per an announcement published on his website Oct. 14.According to the release, Haddad...

NSW Registry Manager to Test Land Conveyancing on a Blockchain in Australia

The land registry manager of New South Wales in Australia has partnered with a blockchain technology firm with a view of applying distributed ledger technology to...

Kenyan Gov’t to Use Blockchain in New Affordable Housing Project

Kenya’s government plans to deploy blockchain technology to manage a government housing project of 500,000 units, Kenyan news outlet the Star reported Oct. 15.Within the affordable housing program...

Sony Develops Blockchain Solution for Rights Management with Internal Partnerships

Japanese technology multinational Sony revealed it is working on a blockchain-powered extension of its digital rights management system Monday, Oct. 15. The project is a joint endeavor with both...

Why Mastercard’s Multi-Blockchain Might Be a New Step in the Patent Race

On October 9, American financial services giant Mastercard was granted a patent for a method to partition a blockchain so that it can store multiple transaction...

Officials Push Ahead Despite Concerns With West Virginia’s Blockchain Voting Experiment

West Virginia is gearing up to deploy a blockchain-based voting application for elections in November. The idea is being met with growing amounts of...

French Grocery Chain Integrates IBM’s Food Trust Blockchain

IBM has been flirting with blockchain technology for years. The former PC manufacturer has quietly built multiple blockchain technologies while more obviously innovating in spaces like...

Major Auction House Christie’s to Integrate Blockchain Technology for Art Sales

Christie’s, a leading art business based in the United States is collaborating with Artory, a highly reputed independent digital registry for the art industry, to...

Monero Developer’s New Startup is Launching a Free Blockchain University

South African blockchain startup Tari Labs has unveiled a free online university that makes training accessible to local and international blockchain developers. Tari was developed and launched...

Former Economic Adviser to US President Trump Joins Blockchain Startup Board

Gary Cohn — former chief economic adviser to U.S. Pres. Donald Trump — has joined the board of advisers of blockchain-related tech company Spring Labs, according to...

BMW to Host Event for Blockchain in Auto Tech Tournament

The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI), and the Trusted IoT Alliance (TIoTA) have launched a tournament for blockchain applications in vehicles, according to an official press release published Oct....

Blythe Masters: ‘Hundreds’ of Blockchain Benefits Will Hit Commodity Supply Chains

Former JPMorgan executive Blythe Masters predicts “tens if not hundreds” of blockchain projects will soon increase the efficiency of commodity markets, Bloomberg reportsTuesday, Oct. 9.Masters, who since leaving the investment...

Mastercard Patent Hints at Plan for Multi-Currency Blockchains

Mastercard has won a patent for a proposed system that, if created, would allow for the launch of different kinds of blockchains – including...

Forbes Partners With Civil to Publish Content on a Blockchain

Business media giant Forbes is moving to the blockchain.The company, which operates a daily news web portal and prints a bi-weekly magazine, is moving...

Australia Wants Citizens With Disability to Settle Insurance on a Blockchain

Australia's federal science agency is working with one of the "Big Four" commercial banks in the country to test a blockchain application aimed to...

UK Telecom Regulator Wins Grant to Study Blockchain

The U.K. is sponsoring research into organizing and managing phone numbers by the national telecom regulator.The Regulators' Pioneer Fund announced on Friday that it would award...

Dubai to Launch Blockchain Payments with State Digital Currency ‘emCash’

Dubai residents will soon have the means to make payments for school fees, bills and other retail purchases with emCash, a state-developed blockchain-based digital...

IBM’s Food Blockchain Is Going Live With a Supermarket Giant on Board

IBM is taking its food-tracking blockchain into production, making it one of the largest enterprise projects to achieve that milestone, and has signed European...

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