22 Dec 2021

10 Biggest Blockchain Companies

The blockchain industry is still relatively young but is growing rapidly. Blockchains are distributed databases shared among the nodes of computer networks. They are best known for the role they play in cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, for maintaining a secure and decentralized record of transactions. Blockchains guarantee the authenticity and

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22 Dec 2021

Bringing Blockchain, IoT, and Analytics to Supply Chains

Supply chains must meet multiple objectives: a high level of customer fulfillment, profitability targets, and resilience to disruptions. Companies are also beginning to prepare their supply chains for a responsible future by guaranteeing that their production and transportation systems are safe and environmentally friendly, raw materials are obtained from sustainable

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21 Dec 2021

Want to trade NFTs? Best beware the risks

NFTs are being traded and have sometimes sold online for astronomical sums, with major companies now joining the craze as the tokens find their way into everything from the art market to video games. But what exactly are these digital assets, and how are they traded? What is an NFT? NFT stands

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21 Dec 2021

Use of blockchain technology could increase human trust in AI

While Artificial Intelligence (AI) contributes enormously to making human life better, it also raises questions of trustworthiness and reliability. However, blockchain technology can go a long way in increasing human trust in AI-based systems. AI is a new generation technology where machines and information systems demonstrate a form of intelligence

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20 Dec 2021

Crypto And Blockchain Predictions For 2022

2021 was the year, unarguably, that blockchain and cryptoassets moved from a fringe topic and emerging conversation to a mainstream idea and item that has moved to the mainstream financial markets conversation. That said, and even taking into account the rapid rise in market capitalization of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies,

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17 Dec 2021

DeFi Series: What Is a Smart Contract?

Bitcoin may be the largest and best-known cryptocurrency, but other than it — and few other pure cash-replacements coins like litecoin, and stablecoins like tether and USD coin — every token runs on a blockchain that can properly be called a smart contract platform. Smart contracts are the building blocks of

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16 Dec 2021

Blockchain ‘key to supply transparency’ – mining giant BHP

Leading global resources company BHP says it has proved Blockchain technology can ease concerns about sustainability and human-rights transgressions in the supply chain. Australia-based mining and metals giant BHP has been piloting Blockchain as a way to maintain high ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) standards across its supply chains. The company

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15 Dec 2021

Proof-Of-Stake And Stablecoins: A Blockchain Centralization Dilemma

I’ve been asked a number of times for an update for my views on Ethereum since my January 2021 article on the topic. In that prior article, I described Ethereum, explained areas where I was bullish, but also expressed my fundamental concerns with it. The overall tenor of the article was

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14 Dec 2021

IEEE Blockchain Identity of Things standardization working group kicks off

Six worldwide corporations have banded together to begin to standardize the IEEE blockchain Identity of Things. According to IEEE chair of the Identity of Things working group Dr. Xinxin Fan, researchers from Lockheed Martin, Ericsson, Lenovo, Huawei, Bosch, IoTeX and the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology are developing

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14 Dec 2021

What Is Web3 and Why Should You Care?

In recent months, you may have come across a phrase growing in popularity: Web3. You might be wondering what it is, what it will mean for the future, and how exactly the third-generation internet differs from the first two. Let’s cut to the chase: For Web3 evangelists, it’s a revolution;

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