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Has blockchain tourism reached its next destination?

“I think much like the Internet was able to organize separate databases into an interlocking, networked marketplace, we see the potential to link separate blockchains together into a greater ecosystem that will lead to new business models,” said Marie Wieck, General Manager of Blockchain at IBM. “It will allow people that aren’t currently able to […]

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Introducing the next-gen platform for enterprise blockchain

As the market matures, new use cases emerge, and companies set their sights on scaling, one thing has become clear: the value of blockchain networks increases with the addition of diverse industry members. As these diverse networks drive innovation and expand, we expect to see the emergence of a thriving blockchain economy. However, diverse networks can […]

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Episode 5: Shipping more efficiently through the power of blockchain

  Listen to this IBM Blockchain Pulse Podcast episode and others on iTunes, Spotify, TuneIn and Stitcher.   A big collaboration on shipping and innovation This week on IBM Blockchain Pulse, your host, Matt Hooper, is exploring some of the most innovative and exciting trends in supply chain that he’s come across! Joining him is […]

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What major changes is the recently announced Hyperledger 2.0 going to bring about in blockchain culture?

What major changes is the recently announced Hyperledger 2.0 going to bring about in blockchain culture? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by IBM Blockchain, providing blockchain solutions, services and expertise, on Quora: Jerry Cuomo, IBM Fellow and […]

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Using blockchain as a project management device

Having come into prominence through cryptocurrency, blockchain is poised to disrupt industries as traditional as real estate to emerging ones such as ride sharing. A major piece to each potential disruption story is how blockchain technology could alter existing workflows and processes, such as project management. Yes, it’s still theoretical, but crypto-entrepreneurs are already working […]

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Blockchain and IoT in commercial transportation

The sustainability of commercial transportation companies depends heavily on their ability to adapt to consumer needs. Investing in new technologies helps increase their operational efficiency and lowers the cost of shipping. In recent years, disruptive technologies — such as the Internet of Things (IoT), augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and blockchain technology — has […]

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Episode 4: Blockchain for social good

  Listen to this IBM Blockchain Pulse Podcast episode and others on iTunes, Spotify, TuneIn and Stitcher.   Plastic Bank shares their vision This week on the IBM Blockchain Pulse, your host, Matt Hooper, explores a totally unique use case of blockchain. He’s joined by his guest, Shaun Frankson, co-founder and CTO of Plastic Bank. […]

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TradeLens momentum grows with addition of two major ocean cargo carriers

Most everything that touches our lives took a long trip across the ocean. When you think about the fact that 90 percent of the goods we use every day — from toothbrushes to furniture — were transported as ocean freight, the scale and importance of the global shipping industry takes on new meaning. Blockchain is […]

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What we really mean when we talk about “real” blockchain

The advent of any new technology always sparks healthy and lively debate over fundamentals: standards, business models, best practices and the like. Blockchain is no exception. We’re seeing that kind of debate unfold today as the technology continues to evolve and gain traction. Some in the blockchain community are asking, “What constitutes real blockchain?” I’m […]

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