Nervos looking to attract dapp developers with CKLabs funding project

2020欧洲杯投注盘口Nervos has launched CKLabs, a project which is putting up $100,000 for teams looking to build a killer decentrealised application on its platform.

2020欧洲杯投注盘口As announced in a blog post published by the company, Nervos, a competitor of Ethereum, is launching CKLabs as 'the next phase' of the network, expanding its utility with dapps and more sophisticated solutions.

"Nervos was designed to be a sustainable network capable of supporting a growing digital economy," the company wrote....

TIXnGO launches blockchain-based health certificates aiming to help ease lockdowns

Swiss blockchain firm TIXnGO, whose platform has been taken up by various sporting bodies, has announced the launch of a secure health certificate mobile delivery offering.

2020欧洲杯投注盘口The solution, called Health n Go, is a repurposing of the existing TIXnGO blockchain-based technology, which aims to enable secure ticket distribution. Health n Go 'is designed to safely deliver digital health certificates from a trusted authority', with a unique, encrypted, traceable identity attached to each...

How Covid-19 is shining a light on supply chain flaws – and why blockchain can help

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to escalate, many organisations are facing an uncertain future. With various furlough schemes in place around the world protecting businesses for the near-term, there may be a window of opportunity to assess your business proposition, explore future trends, and work out the best path to take once the 'new normal' establishes itself.

"Those kinds of things always require a bit of a step back," Alan Vey, co-founder of blockchain technology startup...

World Economic Forum advocates ‘thoughtful’ blockchain implementation for supply chain post-Covid-19

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has launched a blockchain deployment toolkit aimed at presenting guidelines for implementation best practices - as the body urges that beyond the coronavirus pandemic a 'thoughtful' outlook for the technology is required.

The toolkit is the result of more than a year's work by the WEF, working with more than 100 organisations and 50 countries and looking into 40 blockchain use cases, from provenance and traceability to automation and streamlined...

Northwell Health joins IBM blockchain supplier network – reports

2020欧洲杯投注盘口Northwell Health, New York's largest healthcare provider, has joined IBM's Rapid Supplier Connect blockchain network to assist with provisions for the Covid-19 pandemic.

2020欧洲杯投注盘口Rapid Supplier Connect, in the words of IBM, is a 'consolidated source for buyers to meet non-traditional suppliers and see their inventory availability.' It provides emergency supplier onboarding and inventory availability, helping cut down procurement time to vet and identity suppliers of medical equipment. The...

Cargill and Agrocorp see success in cross-continent blockchain transaction for wheat

Here's a new interesting blockchain case study featuring the food supply chain. Food and agriculture giant Cargill, alongside agri-commodity trading provider Agrocorp, have announced the completion of a test whereby wheat was procured cross-contintent on a blockchain platform.

2020欧洲杯投注盘口The commodity trade transaction, which went from North America to Southeast Asia of a shipment valued at $12 million, was settled on April 1 using Singapore-based DLT ledgers, according to a...

Alibaba offshoot Ant Financial launches SMB blockchain platform following enterprise move

2020欧洲杯投注盘口Ant Financial Services, an offshoot of Alibaba, has launched a new blockchain platform for small enterprises and developers.

OpenChain aims to provide developers and organisations access to Ant Financial's proprietary consortium of blockchain technologies, enabling them to deploy smart contracts and decentralised apps with greater efficiency and lower cost.

2020欧洲杯投注盘口The product 'features industry-leading blockchain technologies developed by Ant Financial to build trust in...

Libra changes course after regulatory hurdles with more ties to local currencies

Meet the new Libra - not quite the same as the old Libra. The Facebook-backed digital currency initaitive has today launched a redesigned roadmap after encountering blowback from regulators.

The vision for Libra is now to create a more traditional payment system tied to local currencies, including USD, EUR and GBP. The Libra coin (LBR) - therein the original concept of a digital currency backed by assets - remains, but as co-creator David Marcus noted, will be a "smart contract...

China unveils blockchain committee with Huawei, Baidu execs and industry CEOs aboard

2020欧洲杯投注盘口The central government of China has announced the membership of its national blockchain committee to help bring about standards in distributed ledger technologies.

2020欧洲杯投注盘口The 71-strong group, according to a release published on April 13, includes various government staff, academics from technological institutes, as well as business. Senior executives from Huawei, Baidu and Tencent are on the list, as well as CEOs of blockchain and DLT startups in China, including Li Wei, CEO of Hangzhou...

Tesla among stakeholders in Shanghai blockchain cargo trial

Tesla has joined hands with CargoSmart, the China Ocean Shipping Company Limited (COSCO), and the Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) to trial a new application that will transform the current cargo release process. This pilot is said to be the first of the projects wherein an ocean carrier is organising a real-time exchange of shipment data with a terminal operator through blockchain.

During the pilot, not just the benefits of having a single and trusted source of truth in...