Blockchain (100)

Simba Chain Gets $9.5M Navy Contract to Develop Secure Messaging with Blockchain

The Naval Air Warfare Center gave Simba Chain, a software startup company, close to $10 million to create a secure messaging platform utilizing blockchain technology. So reports Cointelegraph.


Kenya Makes Big Blockchain Moves with the Bangla-Pesa

Kenyan non-profit foundation Grassroots Economics launched a virtual currency designed to facilitate the exchanging of services and goods called Bangla-Pesa. So reports the Africa Report.


Raonsecure, S. Korea Partner in Blockchain Biometric Authentication

South Korea’s military has secured a partnership with Raonsecure to create a “blockchain-based biometric ID and authentication solution.” So reports Bitcoinist.


IBM Blockchain Traces Life of Coffee Beans from Farm to Mug

IBM is yet another company deploying its blockchain platform—Starbucks and Microsoft are working on a similar system—to track coffee beans from farm to consumer. So reports Computerworld.


U.N. Leadership Calls on Blockchain to Enhance Its Mission, Ups Funding

António Guterres, secretary-general of the United Nations, has urged the entity to “embrace blockchain” and has called for a 10% increased in funding to that end in his annual budget presentation. So reports the International Business Times.


Security, Revenue Gains Driving IoT, Blockchain Integration: Report

Gartner, a tech analytics firm, said 75% of organizations measured have implemented, or are planning to do so in the next year, an integration of blockchain and the Internet of Things. So reports Tech Republic.


Anthem Looks to Blockchain for Patient Data Security

Health insurance giant Anthem said it is now looking to blockchain as a way to help patients access and share medical data securely. So reports Forbes.


Bitfury Pivots Business Model Toward Enterprise Blockchain Software

Bitcoin miner Bitfury launched Exonum Enterprise, a first-of-its-kind blockchain built “from the ground up to let large corporations streamline their business and increase transparency using the bitcoin blockchain.” So reports Forbes.


India Drafting Paper to Support Nationwide Blockchain Framework

The Indian government is making preparations to build a framework supporting a wider deployment of blockchain. So reports Coindesk.


Blockchain Can Save Food Industry $31B by 2024: Research

Blockchain technology will create $31 billion in food industry savings over the next five years. So reports CNBC.


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