Abu Dhabi Oil Joins IBM to Explore Blockchain for Supply Chain

Abu Dhabi Oil Joins IBM to Explore Blockchain for Supply Chain

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has announced its collaboration with IBM to develop a blockchain-based supply chain system for its daily output of 3 billion barrels of oil and 10.5 cubic feet of natural gas. The announcement was made at the recent World Energy Capital Assembly event in London, where ADNOC Digital Unit Manager […]

Australian Farmers Can Look to France for Blockchain Advice

Australian Farmers Can Look to France for Blockchain Advice

As the Australian food industry passes through a rough period in 2018, blockchain endorsements in the French supply chain industry might offer some routes to recovery. Perhaps the most significant impact of DLT has been on supply chain networks as companies discover a new tool for offering customer satisfaction through a transparent and accountable transfer […]

Enrolment Race Pushes Business Schools to Update Crypto Curricula

Enrolment Race Pressures Business Schools to Update Crypto Curricula

Recent reports indicate that rather than course numbers dropping due to a market down, the numbers of potential new entrants into the cryptocurrency space from other sectors are swelling. With top blockchain developers in the US pulling down salaries above USD 250,000, it is hardly surprising that the recent cryptocurrency bear market has done little […]

Law Professor’s Paper Targets US Regulatory Confusion over Crypto

Law Professor's Paper Targets US Regulatory Confusion over Crypto

A professor from the University of Arkansas School of Law has written a paper essentially claiming that US regulators are in a state of confusion over exactly what cryptocurrency is. The article, entitled ‘U.S. Law: Crypto is Money, Property, a Commodity, and a Security, all at the Same Time’, written by professor Carol Goforth for […]

Blockchain Gains IP Credence Among Chinese Legal Institutions

Blockchain Gains Credence Among Chinese Legal Institutions

Blockchain has found its way to an internet courtroom in Eastern China to get justice for writers, reports China.org.cn. The painstaking effort exercised in getting justice for authors whose intellectual properties are misappropriated just got easier, as explained by a judge of an internet court in China,Wang Jiangqiao. He said: “Writers used to resort to […]

Upbeat Investors Maintain Bullish Predictions, Diversification

Upbeat Investors Maintain Bullish Predictions, Diversification

The likes of billionaire Tim Draper who is never short of making upbeat predictions regarding cryptocurrencies are not mainstream investors and are their observations are unlikely to have their desired impact on markets. This is not to say that the next run on crypto markets could be a huge surge towards Bitcoin’s heady highs of 2017. This […]

Dutch Province of Limburg Launches Community Crypto

Dutch Province of Limburg Launches Community Crypto

Dutch cryptocurrency platform Studio/Belfius has joined with payment platform LimbU in Limburg in the South of Holland to create its own cryptocurrency for promoting community spirit. The initiators of the project suggest that the aim is to encourage sustainability, community support, promotion of local produce, and the creation of supply chains throughout Limburg’s 10 provincial regions. […]