Blockchain explained

The fundamentals of blockchain technology, including use cases that demonstrate how it works, where to use it and key considerations for production.

Episode 16: Using technology to empower startups and have a global impact

Listen to this IBM Blockchain Pulse Podcast episode and others on iTunes, Spotify, TuneIn and Stitcher.   Making a difference with social entrepreneurship Have you ever met someone who truly loved their job so much that you found yourself grinning ear-to-ear as you listened to them explain how they spend their days? Well, Matt Hooper […]

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MiPasa project and IBM Blockchain team on open data platform to support Covid-19 response

Powerful technologies and expertise can help provide better data and help people better understand their situation. As the world contends with the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, officials battling the pandemic need tools and valid information at scale to help foster a greater sense of security for the public. As technologists, we have been heartened by the […]

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The latest in multicloud support, distributed consensus, security and more

In the past year, the IBM Blockchain Platform has made great strides in providing the most advanced tooling and deployment flexibility for building enterprise blockchain networks. Last September, we released a fully multicloud version of IBM Blockchain Platform software optimized for RedHat OpenShift and able to run on any Kubernetes-based environment. Today, we are excited […]

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Blockchain at Davos: Opening the world to new insights

When we act as a global community to govern and resolve, we rely on openness, transparency, trust and authenticity in tandem with other stakeholders. Technology solutions, like blockchain technology, facilitate openness, transparency and authenticity. The world came to Davos for its 50th Annual Meeting since the World Economic Forum (WEF) has championed the Fourth Industrial […]

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Blockchain and the unbanked: Changes coming to global finance

Cryptocurrencies may have become better known for their wild fluctuations and unwanted links to scams in recent times, but it’s worth remembering the potential that digital coins hold as a force for good. The world has over 1.7 billion people who have no access to any form of banking infrastructure, despite many of them having […]

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The kickstart to your blockchain startup

As a technology pioneering innovation, blockchain attracts companies of every size, funding and geography. According one study by PwC, 84 percent of executives surveyed said their companies are “actively involved” with the technology.  We’ve seen companies in every industry — from supply chain to healthcare — drawing on their subject matter expertise in the field […]

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Episode 15: Potential of blockchain in accounting and crowdfunding

Listen to this IBM Blockchain Pulse Podcast episode and others on iTunes, Spotify, TuneIn and Stitcher.   Going down the blockchain rabbit hole with Dr. Sean Stein Smith While your host, Matt Hooper, has only been passionate about all things decentralization for five years, his guest today, Dr. Sean Stein Smith, was an early champion […]

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The biggest, baddest thing in supply chain for 2020

Supply chain has had an interesting history in the last decade. Business landscapes became global, consumers are more intelligent, markets grew, customer value became important, the last mile got shorter and speed to action became crucial. Technology has been a key influencer for these changes to happen, and one of the technologies that is disrupting […]

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Powering trust on the grid with blockchain

Around the globe, the energy transition — or the transformation of the energy sector away from fossil fuels and towards zero-carbon energy — is rapidly gathering pace. The current power grid, however, is struggling to keep up. As detailed in the recent report by the IBM Institute for Business Value, Revive aging power grids with […]

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