Category: Blockchain

Hyperledger Project Explained

An Overview of the Hyperledger Project

We’re entering the era of blockchain technology. Over the coming years this distributed ledger technology is going to revolutionise the internet and the wider world. Having initially come to prominence as the operating platform for Bitcoin, it is now emerging...

/ October 20, 2017
What are Blockchain Oracles?

What are Blockchain Oracles?

If you have been following the technology behind smart contracts and the blockchain recently, you may have come across a term “Blockchain Oracle”. These are indeed relatively new concepts that are most applicable to smart contract technology. Blockchain technology is...

/ October 19, 2017
Blockchain and Public Services

How Blockchain Can Help Improve Public Services

Perhaps the most exciting aspect of the emergence of blockchain technology over the last few years is the fact that all of us stand to gain from its implementation. This is not just a trend that is going to benefit...

/ October 11, 2017
Airlines Using Blockchain

How Airlines Could Utilise the Power of Blockchain Technology

It’s been a turbulent last few weeks for the airline industry, with Ryanair being forced to cancel hundreds of flights following an administrative blunder, followed by the recent collapse of Monarch, which left thousands of passengers stranded or out of...

/ October 6, 2017
Blockchain and The Sharing Economy

How Blockchain Technology Can Power the Sharing Economy

Try suggesting to your next Uber driver that they’re part of the so-called ‘sharing economy’ and it’s quite likely that they’ll laugh in your face. This is assuming of course that they have much cause for laughter in the first...

/ October 4, 2017
IoT and Blockchain Technology

The Power Blockchain and the Internet of Things

You could be forgiven for feeling rather technologically short-changed here in 2017. After all, the original Blade Runner is set only two years from now, whilst Back to the Future supposedly took place two years back. I don’t know about...

/ September 29, 2017
Blockchain Technology and IP protection

How Blockchain Technology Can Protect Intellectual Property

Chances are you’ll have first heard the term ‘blockchain’ in relation to Bitcoin and the slew of other emerging cryptocurrencies that are getting a lot of investors and financiers very excited. Developed in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto (a shadowy figure...

/ September 27, 2017
Digital Identities on the Blockchain

Digital Identities and the Blockchain

We exist in two formats. In today’s developed world there is our physical self and our digital self and each needs the other to survive. To some this may sound a little dystopian but it’s essentially a situation we have...

/ September 25, 2017
BlockChain and Healthcare

How Blockchain Technology Can Revolutionise the Healthcare Sector

Healthcare is no doubt an important issue. Let us take a look at some important statistics. The UK is predicted to spend £147 billion on healthcare in 2018, equating to roughly 18% of GDP. If this seems a staggering figure...

/ September 22, 2017
Can Blockchain Simplify Share Ownership?

Can Blockchain Simplify Share Ownership?

Rights to ownership are important documents for nearly every asset. When you purchase a house, the deeds are in your name. When you buy a car you get the licence and ownership record is set in your name. With shares,...

/ September 20, 2017