No matter where you stand on guns, U.S. states' attempt to silence the publication of software files should be concerning to the blockchain community.
General Electric wants to use a blockchain to verify 3D-printed parts in its supply chain, according to a recently published patent filing.
A confluence of technologies is poised to dramatically reshape manufacturing and, in the process, render obsolete the international trade regime.
Combined with other emerging tech, blockchain could enable a new paradigm of decentralized, on-demand production and realign global economic power.
Decentralised printing network 3D Hubs has partnered with BitPay to allow customers in over 140 countries to pay using bitcoin.
The 3D printer startup is now accepting bitcoin payments and is offering a 5% discount on sales to celebrate.