Lucara Diamond replaces CEO, invests in blockchain platform

Canada's Lucara Diamond has appointed Eira Thomas, a founder of the company, to chief executive as it looks to modernise the diamond industry through the acquisition of a blockchain platform. Mr Thomas, a diamond industry veteran who led the acquisition of Quebec's first diamond mine, will replace … read more …

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Blockchain – a revolutionary tool boosting democracy

The invention of blockchain opened a new door to providing solutions to fight bureaucratic madness, complex data transactions, and insecurity – all of which how now been handed over to the people. Technology empowers citizens by giving them ownership of their own data and gives them the potential … read more …

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SkyCell and OpenPort add different logistics/blockchain angles

SkyCell and OpenPort have different approaches to the logistics/blockchain challenge. Skycell focuses on air freight and airlines. In contrast, OpenPort, a Hong-Kong-based platform that uses blockchain technology to transform domestic distribution in emerging markets. Each represents a different angle … read more …

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Rise of the ICO: Attempting to Harness Blockchain’s Wildchild

On 12 June 2017, a blockchain-based company called Bancor raised approximately $153 million in ether (the coin of the cryptocurrency Ethereum) in just less than three hours by way of an initial coin offering (ICO). 10,855 investors participated in the ICO making it at the time the largest crowdsale … read more …

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Europe leading the new digital era in blockchain revolutionary innovation

Bitcoin is a digital currency operating on one type of open DLT called blockchain. There are many different options to build around Bitcoin, so many in fact, that it took a group of experts from an ISO and the European Commission to create new definitions and a vocabulary of what can be identified as a … read more …

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Governmental Blockchain Adoption: Efficient and Transparent Government Systems

Governments all over the world have conflicting views on the applied use of blockchain technologies in traditional governmental systems. Some governments are afraid as it undermines and poses a threat to their current political and economic systems. They fear the replacement of systems which … read more …

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Bitcoin ed Ethereum, Previsioni – Bitcoin sotto pressione

In questi giorni il Bitcoin continua a muoversi al di sotto della regione dei $ 10.000, nonostante un breve balzo al di sopra; si è trattato però di un movimento di breve durata e il mercato è sceso di nuovo al di sotto continuando a dare segnali di debolezza. Dietro il calo di prezzi non ci sono fondamentali … read more …

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