Internet of Things

GM, BMW Back Blockchain Data Sharing For Self-Driving Cars

| Ian Allison

General Motors will chair the next autonomous vehicle data markets working group, using blockchain to help share self-driving data.

IBM Blockchain Assists Groundwater Pilot in Drought-Prone California

| Yogita Khatri

IBM and two other organizations will marry blockchain and IoT to help manage groundwater usage in an "at-risk" Californian aquifer.

network, peer-to-peer

Adoption of Blockchain to Secure IoT Doubled in 2018, Says Gemalto

| Yogita Khatri

The use of blockchain technology to help secure internet of things data, services and devices doubled last year, Gemalto research suggests.

Blockchain Water Purifier? New China Mobile Appliance Earns You Tokens

| Wolfie Zhao

A water purifier launched by China Mobile is connected to the internet of things and will reward usage with crypto tokens.

Security Researchers Break Ledger Wallets With Simple Antennae

| Brady Dale

Calling themselves Wallet.Fail, three security researchers found ways to access crypto cold wallets in ways that weren't intended by their creators.

cars, race

BMW-Backed Blockchain Competition Offers Token Prizes for Auto Tech

| Ian Allison

The 4-month MOBI Grand Challenge kicks off on October 12, with prizes in the form of tokens donated by Ocean Protocol and Beyond Protocol.

Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work Can Be Made More Efficient, IBM Research Claims

| Ian Allison

Scientists from IBM Research claim they've found a way to reshape blockchain architectures for energy-constrained internet of things devices.

Report Finds Cryptojacking Instances Jumped 400% In A Year

| Aditi Hudli

A report by a group of cybersecurity researchers found that cryptojacking instances jumped more than 400 percent in a year.

Microsoft Is Connecting Its Major Products to Blockchain – Here’s Why

| Ian Allison

The software giant's Azure cloud division is building bridges between its blockchain services and other, widely used infrastructure and platforms.

ship, trade

Bankers Tout Trade Finance as the Sweet Spot for Blockchain

| Ian Allison

London's Blockchain Summit heard banks weigh the possible savings blockchain could bring to global trade – as well as noting the pain points.