Internet of Things

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Inclusive Insurance? Businesses See Blockchain As Change-Enabler

| Ian Allison

A perfect storm of new tech including blockchain, the internet of things and big data analytics is changing the outlook for microinsurance.

BMW, Ford, GM: World’s Largest Automakers Form Blockchain Coalition

| Ian Allison

BMW, Ford, GM and Renault have joined with tech providers to form the biggest-ever consortium focused on blockchain for the automotive industry.

IBM Reimagines Proof-of-Work for Blockchain IoT

| David Floyd

Your smart lightbulb can't crush hashes at the rate of a giant mining farm, so how can it stay secure? The answer might be in the nonce.

China’s State Electricity Firm Eyes Blockchain for Internet of Energy

| Wolfie Zhao

China State Grid Corporation, the country's state-owned power utility, is looking to blockchain to advance its plans for an "Internet of Energy."

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Ford Patent Envisions Car-to-Car Crypto Transactions

| Stan Higgins

A patent awarded to Ford suggests the U.S. automaker is considering cryptocurrency as a way to help cars on the road communicate and reduce traffic.

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Enterprise Blockchain May Be Ready for Its Breakout

| Michael del Castillo

This detailed analysis of enterprise blockchain reveals a number of reason why enterprise blockchain may be on the verge of its mainstream moment.

More Blockchain Pilots Needed, Says US Treasury Official

| Stan Higgins

An official involved with the US Treasury's distributed ledger trial wants to see more government testing around the tech.

Can Blockchain Save Us from the Internet’s Original Sin?

| Michael J Casey

The digital behemoths – Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple – have too much power over our digital lives. Can blockchain help us take back control?

Cisco Seeks to Protect Blockchain System for IoT Device Tracking

| Nikhilesh De

In a new patent filing, tech giant Cisco describes a blockchain management system for monitoring Internet of Things devices on a network.

1.6 Million Attacks: Kaspersky Reveals Data on Crypto Mining Malware

| Nikhilesh De

More than 1.65 million computers were targeted by cryptocurrency mining malware attacks in the first eight months of 2017, according to a new report.