Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Industrial-scale adoption of blockchain technology will surge in the next year or two. That’s the prediction of bitcoin advocate Herman Gref, the CEO of Sberbank — Russia’s largest bank and the third-largest bank in Europe. Gref said the hype surrounding blockchain has waned a bit, but...
Buck Endemann is a partner in the firm’s San Francisco office, where he is a member of the energy practice group. He provides comprehensive counseling on energy, infrastructure and remediation projects, including advice on air, water and waste compliance issues, and represents clients in related litigation.  Mr. Endemann has...
The Secretary of State of the U.S. state of West Virginia Mac Warner reported a successful first instance of remote blockchain voting in an official announcement Nov. 15.Warner stated that in the 2018 midterm elections, 144 military personnel stationed overseas from 24 counties were able to cast their...
Oxfam has officially launched their blockchain-based program, called BlocRice, that is aimed at giving farmers significantly more negotiation power and to increase the efficiency of the supply chain by connecting buyers and suppliers directly through their system.The new program, which has undergone successful trials in Cambodia, has a primary...
Fortnite, the free multi-player survival game, has earned an astonishing $1 billion from in-game virtual purchases alone. Now, others in the gaming industry are experimenting with how they too can capitalize on new trends in gaming. Mythical Games, a startup out of stealth today with $16 million in Series A...
Microsoft is giving developers new tools for developing blockchain solutions with the introduction of the Azure Blockchain Development Kit. The first initial release comes with a focus on connecting, integrating...
Cryptocurrencies and their underlying blockchain technology are being touted as the next-big-thing after the creation of the internet. One area where these technologies are likely to have a major impact is the financial sector. The blockchain, as a form of distributed ledger technology (DLT), has the potential to...
Knotel Plans To Be Bigger Than WeWork In 15 Months, Readies Blockchain-Based Property Database  BisnowFull coverage Article Source
The hype about Blockchain is real, according to Petter Olsen, a scientist at Norwegian research institute Nofima. “There is a big problem that Blockchain is being oversold at the moment; that the technology providers are pretending that you will automatically have authentic products if you use it. That is completely wrong,...