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Want to reduce ocean pollution? Blockchain is paving the way

Written by Shaun Frankson | Blockchain, Cloud, Computer Services...

Want to reduce ocean pollution? Blockchain is paving the way by Shaun Frankson originally appeared on Blockchain Pulse   Every year, about 8 million metric tons of plastics go into the oceans. It’s not a new problem, but recent stunning revelations—like the existence of a huge floating cluster of trash known widely as the “Great ...read more


How blockchain technology amplifies mining industry efficiency

Written by Guy Halford-Thompson | Blockchain, Industrial Products, Metals & Mining

How blockchain technology amplifies mining industry efficiency by Guy Halford-Thompson originally appeared on Blockchain Pulse   The mining and metals sector has been around for thousands of years. As the founder of a tech company setting out to innovate the industry, I’m often asked why innovate given the industry’s continued success. At MineHub, we asked ourselves how can large companies adopt innovative technologies ...read more


How to outsmart crypto thieves with blockchain-based security

Written by Jay Baek | Banking, Blockchain, Financial Markets

How to outsmart crypto thieves with blockchain-based security by Jay Baek originally appeared on Blockchain Pulse.   Over the past several years, digital intruders have stolen millions of dollars’ worth of cryptocurrency. Some crypto exchanges have been hit multiple times; some even went bankrupt. Last year’s series of record-setting hacks seems to indicate that crypto exchanges have a long way to go when it ...read more


Blockchain creates security, visibility in cross-border trade

Written by Cuneyt Yetgin | Blockchain, Cloud, IBM Garage...

Blockchain creates security, visibility in cross-border trade by Cuneyt Yetgin originally appeared on Blockchain Pulse.   Time is money in the import-export business. When shipments are delayed due to missing, overdue or non-compliant documentation, companies lose money. Güler Dinamik works with global companies to facilitate cross-border trade with Turkey. The company helps importers and exporters deal with the many facets of trade compliance, ...read more


Blockchain solutions make financial services fairer, faster

Written by Sean Bennett | Banking, Blockchain, Financial Markets

Blockchain solutions make financial services fairer, faster by Sean Bennett originally appeared on Blockchain Pulse. My company, Stronghold, is a financial services provider of native blockchain solutions. When my co-founder and I saw the rise of blockchain platforms, we felt that most were focused heavily on the technology and too far removed from real-world use ...read more


The problem with proxy voting—and how Blockchain can help

Written by Todd Cooper | Blockchain, Government

“The problem with proxy voting—and how Blockchain can help” by Todd Cooper originally appeared on Blockchain Pulse. Corporate governance controls how publicly held companies behave. It guides how decisions get made, from setting broad objectives to the smallest internal controls, and helps protect the interests of all the company’s stakeholders, such as shareholders, management and ...read more


How AAIS innovates with blockchain to ease regulatory reporting

Written by Joan Zerkovich | Blockchain, Cloud, IBM Garage...

“How AAIS uses blockchain to ease regulatory reporting” by Joan Zerkovich originally appeared on Blockchain Pulse.   Insurance carriers have been collecting data for decades. The American Association of Insurance Services, or AAIS, serves as a bridge between carriers and regulators for regulatory reporting. We anonymize and aggregate a specific subset of a carriers’ data ...read more


SilverHook gains edge with AI in race to the podium

Written by Nigel Hook | AI/Watson, Cloud, Media and Entertainment...

Last year, after breaking the Guinness World Record for the Key West to Cuba run, we wondered what was next for the #77 Lucas Oil SilverHook ocean racing powerboat? We found the answer in the 50th anniversary of the Trinidad & Tobago Great Race, one of the most grueling races in the world. The 115-mile ...read more


How blockchain can build trust in the financial ecosystem

Written by Michal Piechocki | Blockchain, Financial Markets

Having grown up in a formerly communist country, I have seen how the whole society suffered from a lack of trust—of each other and especially of the authorities. I now see that same lack of trust within the financial services sector between users, authorities and other stakeholders. And I think technology can also disrupt trust. ...read more