Use case

Blockchain — but make it fashion

Perhaps the most widely referenced use case for blockchain is track and trace, the benefits of which have been expounded upon countlessly. Still, how often are these benefits applied to industries outside of banking and manufacturing? Blockchain as a service continues to prove itself across industries, having graduated from successful pilots such as those in […]

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The future of blockchain

In March 2010, Bitcoin had a value of less than a penny. Less than a decade later, each Bitcoin had a value of almost USD 20,000 and early investors were driving Lamborghinis. And while the excitement around Bitcoin will always be intrinsically tied to the price, its ubiquity drove blockchain, the technology that secures cryptocurrency, […]

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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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Anatomy of an intelligent blockchain trading solution

we.trade is a digital platform that helps buyers and sellers trade across borders in a new way. Powered by the IBM Blockchain Platform from the cloud, it ensures that traders can trust the other party and streamlines trading transactions. Why is we.trade needed? Without financial guarantees, trading with new partners creates huge counterparty risks. Would-be […]

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Confidentiality and integrity for blockchain smart contracts

Fabric Private Chaincode is an open source project created by IBM and Intel to enable a new form of smart contract, leveraging Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX) Trusted Execution Environment to help achieve confidentiality and integrity in The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric blockchains. This new model of smart contract is well suited to many […]

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Collaboration: Key to the first multicloud blockchain deployment

Individual data points are like fuel molecules waiting in pipelines and tanks to heat our homes or cook our food. Massive amounts of them sit inside supply chains and transactions, just needing a spark to unleash their transformative power. Vertrax knows something about this. We create software solutions for participants in the oil and gas […]

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The fastest way to change the way you and your business work

Looking to quickly collaborate with experts and advance your idea to transform your business? Open the door, ascend the urban staircase complemented by a colorful mural, stroll past the hallway hollowed out with window seat nooks, glance at the wall of bike racks, turn the corner, and arrive. Step into the IBM Garage in New […]

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Space tech: Transforming satellite launches with blockchain

A new space age is dawning. Space is no longer confined to government and military agencies like NASA and its contractors, but expanding rapidly via private commercial companies like SpaceX, Blue Origin, Cloud Constellation Corporation and more. It’s a much wider field now. This entrepreneurial space age will change the course of human history. Technological […]

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Trust: The fastest blockchain accelerator

What does riding an Uber and blockchain networks have in common? One word — trust. For business models founded on peer-to-peer exchange like AirBnB and Uber, the idea of relying on strangers in such an intimate way — allowing people you have never met into your home, jumping into a stranger’s car and letting them […]

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