United Nations Development Programme to Conserve and Increase Kazakhstan’s Forestland Using Blockchain
BitFury, a blockchain development firm has been making plans to get into partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in an effort to help the country reduce its greenhouse emissions by more than 15 percent as this would conserve and boost Kazakhstan’s Forestland.
UTXO stands for An Unspent Transaction Output. It is one of the key concepts in bitcoin design and it is closed related to modern "payment, settlement, clearance" process in financial system.
Blockchain-Powered App to Seamlessly Assist Patients Request Medical Care and Insurance Cover
Seoul Medical Center is set to launch a blockchain-enabled medical information mobile app dubbed Seoul Care this month. This app will help patients plan medical treatments, look up prescription details, and check test results using their smartphones.
Australian Blockchain Startup Power Ledger Deploys Blockchain Grid to Audit Renewable Energy
An Australian-based blockchain energy firm has bought a 250kW photovoltaic system, which will use the firm’s new energy data management and settlement system to offer greater transparency on renewable energy sold to consumers.
US Television Network Provider Dish Aims to Track and Stop Piracy Using New Blockchain Systems
In recent years with subscribers moving to newer forms of media, including internet-based streaming services such as Netflix, Dish has struggled to maintain its customer base, with 381,000 subscribers lost in 2018’s Q4.
Italian Town Spearheads Blockchain-Propelled Waste Management
Miglianico, an Italian town in the Abruzzo region, is famous for its wine production based on its expansive vineyards. The city is planning to establish a new blockchain breakthrough by being the first town in the country to incorporate distributed digital ledger technology for its waste management solutions.
Chinese Telecom Giants Cite Blockchain as the Enabler for the Roll Out of 5G
According to a report from the BBC in November 2019, China continues its push for global supremacy in technology. State-owned telecom giants - China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom now sees the emergence of Blockchain and other digital technologies as the crux to allow China to lead the market.
UK Tech Companies Partner to Develop Blockchain-Based Parcel Tracking Application
Triad, a notable UK provider of IT consultancy services and technology solutions, has partnered with Stratis, a London-based enterprise blockchain technology company, for blockchain-enabled solutions to organizations including a parcel tracking application.
Ethereum—The Whole Forking History
Ethereum is the second most recognizable name in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space, next to Bitcoin. Ethereum was created to overcome the limitations of Bitcoin, which is essentially just a system for decentralized money, and push the boundaries of blockchain technology and decentralization. Like Bitcoin, it is supported by a peer-to-peer node network, meaning that it is essentially a decentralized server run by a vast number of computers with no central administrator or intermediary.