Healthcare Companies on Board for Blockchain Data Sharing

Healthcare Companies on Board for Blockchain Data Sharing

Two leading firms in intelligence and blockchain technology for healthcare are developing a platform for the storage and exchange of genomic data, reports Cointelegraph. The companies will develop a platform to automate data acquisition, utilizing smart contracts, allowing data providers to store, manage, exchange, and profit from genomic and other types of clinical data. It […]

US Regulators Support Blockchain Development as Snoop Dog Plays Them Out

US Regulators Support Blockchain Development as Snoop Dog Plays Them Out

As the Coindesk Consensus 2018 in New York drew to a close, it was time for US regulators to have their say, all agreeing that they did not want to interfere unduly with blockchain or the tokens built on the nascent technology, reports Coindesk. As US regulators continue to look into cryptocurrencies and ICOs, one event at […]

Intel and Filament Push for a Blockchain IoT Future

Intel and Filament Push for a Blockchain IoT Future

Enterprise blockchain developer Filament, which receives significant Intel investment, has released an Internet of Things(IoT)-optimized, USB Blocklet chip. Filament chief executive Clift-Jennings explained, “Many products, not all, have the ability to connect to USB. These are for manufacturing lines – we have a version of a USB product that plugs into the onboard diagnostics port in […]

World’s Fifth Largest Bank Joins Crypto Space with Digital Yen

World's Fifth Largest Bank Joins Crypto Space with Digital Yen

Japan’s Mitsibushi UFC Financial group (MUFG), the world’s fifth-largest bank by assets, has announced it will trial its own digital currency as early as 2019, reports Cointelegraph. The move, which dates back as far as 2016, sees the Japanese giant running out the coin, valued at one yen, to 100,000 account holders, according to Japanese broadcaster NHK.  The […]

10% of Bitcoin Miners Merge-Mine RSK Smart Contract Sidechain

10% of Bitcoin Miners Merge-Mine RSK Smart Contract Sidechain

Rootstock (RSK), the first Bitcoin smart contract sidechain, has announced that 10% of all Bitcoin miners are now securing the RSK blockchain. This makes RSK extremely secure since that is a tremendous amount of hashing power. Smart contracts are a major advancement in the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology world. They allow users to enter into […]

SAP Developing Blockchain Logistics Solutions

SAP Developing Blockchain Logistics Solutions

SAP, a leader in enterprise-level software solutions, is looking to expand into the supply chain industry by applying blockchain technology to agricultural supply chains. Its farm-to-consumer program is working alongside companies such as Johnsonville, Naturipe Farms and Maple Leaf. SAP has also partnered up with the Swiss supply chain startup modum.io. Issues and needs around the evolving global […]

Centra Tech Founders Indicted by Grand Jury

Centra Tech Founders Indicted by Grand Jury

The Attorney General of the Southern District of New York has announced that the founders of the cryptocurrency-based company Centra Tech Raymond Trapani, Sohrab Sharma, and Robert Farkas, have been indicted by a grand jury. This essentially means that charges against the founders have been formalized and the case will proceed to trial. Centra Tech was […]

AI Platform to Identify Health Issues Without Human Error

AI Platform to Identify Health Issues Without Human Error

The Skychain platform, self-described as a blockchain infrastructure aimed to host, train and use artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare, has announced its to launch its diagnostic system within weeks. The company believes that the new alpha version of its infrastructure can identify conditions in patients and prescribe appropriate treatments in milliseconds, substantially reducing the risk of […]