Internet of Things

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5 Top Car Makers Enter Field Trials for Automatic Blockchain Payments

| William Foxley

Renault, BMW, General Motors, Honda and Ford are set to begin real-world testing of blockchain IDs for cars next month.

Bank of America Is Now Hiring in Blockchain, Not Just Filing Patents

| Nathan DiCamillo

The second-largest U.S. bank has begun hiring for blockchain positions.

No Humans Required: Commerzbank Develops Blockchain Payments for Automated Trucks

| Daniel Palmer

Commerzbank has developed a blockchain-based solution it says allows automated trucks to pay for power charging with no human involvement.

The Startup Behind Ethereum’s Infamous DAO Has Been Acquired

| Daniel Kuhn

Blockchains.com steps into the internet of things with the with the acquisition of slock.it

The Elk Is a Tiny Prototyping Board for Building Blockchain-Connected Devices

| John Biggs

Elk aims to make it easy to connect hardware devices to blockchains and control electronic components or accept payments.

Foam Turns to Token Grants to Build Out Decentralized Mapping Platform

| Leigh Cuen

Following a $16.5 million token sale, geolocation startup Foam may have found a token-curated registry model that works.

Jaguar Land Rover Plans to Give Drivers Crypto in Return for Their Data

| Yogita Khatri

Jaguar Land Rover is trialing tech that may soon let drivers earn rewards in the IOTA cryptocurrency for sharing data on road conditions.

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.

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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.