Browsing the "Blockchain Technology" Tag

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Blockchain’s Adoption Challenge Is a Human Problem, Not Technical

| Maja Vujinovic

The “blockchain” concept has potential to be very powerful, but only if society is willing to change direction and purpose, says Maja Vujinovic.

The Fallacy That Blockchain Is Stuck in One Place

| Michael J Casey

Blockchain skeptics wrongly assume that the technology is in stasis, writes Michael J. Casey.

Thai Government Agency Develops Blockchain Tech for Elections Voting

| Yogita Khatri

A Thailand government agency has developed a blockchain-based solution that's set to digitalize elections voting in the country.

$35 Million: Sequoia Backs Turing Award Winner’s Blockchain Project

| Wolfie Zhao

Conflux, a scalable blockchain project with a Turing Award-winning co-founder, has raised $35 million from backers including Sequoia and Baidu.

Seoul Mayor Plans $100 Million Fund to Build Blockchain Smart City

| Wolfie Zhao

The mayor of Seoul plans to invest $100 million over the next five years to develop the South Korean capital as a smart city powered by blockchain.

Korea Taps Samsung’s Blockchain Tech to Fight Customs Fraud

| Wolfie Zhao

South Korea's Customs Service is looking to adopt Samsung's blockchain tech to launch a decentralized exports clearance system.

Blockchain Could Boost Trade Finance by $1 Trillion, WEF Research Says

| Wolfie Zhao

Blockchain technology can help global businesses generate an extra $1 trillion in trade finance, according to World Economic Forum research.

Major French Soccer Club Plans to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency

| Wolfie Zhao

French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain is planning to issue its own cryptocurrency as a way to incentivize participation from its international fans.

Australian State Pilot Puts Driver’s Licenses on a Blockchain

| Wolfie Zhao

Australia's New South Wales government is turning to blockchain for a state-wide test of a driver license digitization program slated for November.

China’s Supreme Court Recognizes Blockchain Evidence as Legally Binding

| Wolfie Zhao

Blockchain can now be legally used to authenticate evidence in legal disputes in China, according to a ruling from the country's Supreme Court.