A new Mastercard patent outlines how a permissioned blockchain can store multiple types of transaction info, including with different currencies.
Combined with other emerging tech, blockchain could enable a new paradigm of decentralized, on-demand production and realign global economic power.
Enterprises may have gone quiet toward the end of 2017, but that doesn't mean they won't be players in the year ahead, Accenture's Valiente argues.
What's next for private blockchains? More iteration, improvement – and adoption, argues developer Gideon Greenspan.
Multinational software provider Oracle is working on a way to bring "fair" governance to permissioned blockchains, according to a patent application.