Category: Blockchain

Blockchain Technology Marijuana

Blockchain Technology Set to Stimulate the Marijuana Industry

A number of sectors are poised to benefit from the emergence of blockchain technology and a few such as supply chain management, real estate, and finance are already looking to seamlessly integrate with the blockchain. One of the more overlooked...

/ November 13, 2017
Can Cryptocurrency loans Transform Credit?

Can Cryptocurrency Loans Transform Credit?

The potential applications of blockchain continue to grow, almost by the day. The technology is making its presence felt across an ever increasing range of fields and perhaps most profoundly in the financial sector. Indeed, if blockchain technology had so...

/ November 9, 2017
SPECTRE Protocol

The SPECTRE Proposal and a Blockchain-Free Cryptocurrency

Whenever you hear the word cryptocurrency, one of the first things that comes to mind is a “blockchain”. The decentralised and immutable ledger where all of the transactions are recorded and stored. However, there is one development initiative that aims...

/ October 26, 2017
Blockchain Transactions Sharding

Speeding up Blockchain Transactions with Sharding

One of the many reasons that people are so bullish on blockchain technology is the fact that transactions are recorded on an immutable ledger that is 100% secure from external actors. This is through the cryptograpic nature of the protocols....

/ October 21, 2017
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