The World Economic Forum wants to create guidelines for data storage and distribution, in hopes of making it easier for researchers and governments to make informed decisions.
Nasdaq has won a patent outlining how using a blockchain for information distribution could improve upon existing services.
Firms handling loans for home energy projects in California, Florida and Missouri are using a blockchain system from Spring Labs that could save up to $10 million in fraud.
Dubai's Department of Economic Development is using blockchain technology to make it easier for companies to set up and operate in the country.
Sony has developed a new educational platform that uses IBM Blockchain to secure and share student records.