Volvo Is Using Blockchain to Source Conflict-Free Cobalt for Its Cars

Automaker Volvo Cars, owned by Chinese automotive group Geely, has produced electric cars with cobalt mapped on a blockchain, Reuters reports on Aug. 2. Blockchain used to combat child labor Per the report, Volvo also joined a project to monitor cobalt from Democratic Republic of Congo overseen by responsible-sourcing group RCS Global. Information technology outlet…

World Bee Project and Oracle To Track Honey On The Blockchain

The technology giant Oracle has started a new partnership with the World Bee Project in order to create a blockchain technology that would create a system in order to assure sustainability in the supply chain of honey. The report was originally made by Ledger Insights, who covered this story. Now, this new blockchain-based honey tracing platform is set to…

IBM Announces New Multicloud Update to Blockchain

IBM has announced upgrades to its Blockchain Platform, according to a report by Ledger Insights on June 18. The new IBM Blockchain Platform will reportedly be able to run on multiple cloud networks, such as major tech corporation Microsoft’s Azure or Amazon Web Services (AWS). This is apparently the main upgrade over its previous iteration, which was available solely through IBM’s cloud. The multicloud platform…

Women in Blockchain Power Panel-CloudEXPO Silicon Valley

Blockchain has shifted from hype to reality across many industries including Financial Services, Supply Chain, Retail, Healthcare and Government. While traditional tech and crypto organizations are generally male dominated, women have embraced blockchain technology from its inception. This is no more evident than at companies where women occupy many of the blockchain roles and leadership…

Industry 4.0 Pilot Plant to Use Blockchain in Mechatronics

Industry 4.0 Pilot Plant to Use Blockchain in Mechatronics

Italy is trying to boost its modernization and latest innovative technologies such as blockchain, cryptocurrency, smart contract, internet of things, artificial intelligence, machine learning and many others. Actually, the in-situ construction sites of the Bi-Rex competence center were officially opened in Bologna, the first ever public-private consortium of 8 planned in Italy by the Industry…

The Blockchain Event 2019

30th Jan – 1st Feb Fort Lauderdale | Florida Broward County Convention Center Fort Lauderdale, Florida Get The Tools You Need to Navigate Blockchain Terrain and Opportunities Join the entrepreneurs, developers, industry leaders and investors at The Blockchain Event. Learn everything how blockchain business models will take this distributed ledger technology disrupt every market imaginable…

World Cities Summit and Singapore International Water Week 2014: Common challenges, shared solutions

2014.06.14 Since 2010, the World Cities Summit (WCS) has brought together political and industry leaders in Singapore to discuss the challenges of urbanization, to learn from each other’s expertise and experiences in developing solutions that affect millions of lives, and to foster relationships across the sectors, with eyes always towards the future. This year’s WCS…