blockchain adoption

Steve Woznick Launches New Blockchain-Based Company Called Efforce

July 23, 2019
Malta-based media outlet Independent has confirmed that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has invested and co-founded EFFORCE, a blockchain-based startup focused on energy efficiency. Efforce claims to be the first platform that allows contributors to profit from the energy savings generated by energy efficiency projects worldwide. The platform brings together those who want to improve the energy efficiency

Pfizer Executive: Technology Is ‘Basically Good Enough’ to Ramp Up Production Blockchains

May 22, 2019
A Pfizer executive has challenged existing theories about slow rates of blockchain adoption — telling the Consensus conference on May 14 that the technology is “basically good enough to have more production blockchains than we have today.” Ken Nessel, senior director of business technology at the pharmaceutical giant, made his comments during the second day of the conference

EU Report: Blockchain Adoption Will Be Led by Permissioned Platforms

March 13, 2019
The “first wave” of blockchain adoption will be led by permissioned platforms focused on specific use cases or user bases, according to a new EU report. The EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum published the “thematic report” last week, produced on its behalf by ConsenSys AG and titled “Scalability, Interoperability and Sustainability of Blockchains.” The document argues

Germany Seeking Industry Feedback for National Blockchain Strategy

February 19, 2019
The German government is seeking industry feedback ahead of developing the country’s blockchain strategy by the summer. A Reuters report on Monday, citing anonymous government sources, said that companies and industry groups “that could become stakeholders in a blockchain deployment process” have been invited to provide recommendations on the strategy. Whether proposed recommendations would result

Pharma Blockchain 2019

February 18, 2019
05th & 06th March 2019, Sheraton Skyline Hotel, London Heathrow, UK One of the most talked about technologies of 2018 is Blockchain. The blockchain technology market is expected to grow to 2.3 billion US dollars by 2021, from 339.5 million US dollars in 2017. With an annual growth rate of 61.5%, it is one of

BLOCKCHAINGE DC 2019

December 10, 2018
January 13 – 15, 2019 Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road Northwest, Washington DC 20008, USA Blockchain adoption is at a tipping point. BlockChainge DC 2019 will convene key Government, Industry, and Technology leaders in conversations on crucial issues and solutions to enable Blockchain(ge). JOIN more than 500 blockchain experts, industry leaders, government officials,

Over One Third of German Big Business Find Blockchain Tech as Impactful as Internet

December 7, 2018
According to a recent survey, over one third of big businesses in Germany consider blockchain technology as revolutionary as the Internet, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported, Dec. 4. In addition to artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of things (IoT), blockchain technology is one of the current three areas of development with “tremendous potential,” the survey

Bosch sees blockchain adoption across industries within three years

November 22, 2018
Gernan engineering and electronics giant Robert Bosch Gmbh expects adoption of the blockchain ledger technology in various industries to go mainstream as early as 2021, its innovation and incubation head in India told TechCircle. Sri Krishnan V, also a senior vice president at Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd, said the German company

Switzerland’s Leading Stock Exchange to Replace Current Trading System with Blockchain

November 16, 2018
SIX Swiss Exchange, one of the leading stock exchanges in Switzerland, is hoping to replace its current trading platform with a blockchain-based system that the company is currently working on, Reuters reported on November 13, 2018. Swiss Exchange Six Expects Blockchain-Platform to Rule in Ten Years Swiss exchange SIX, the oldest exchange in the country and the