Blockchain

Blockchain and IoT technology will enable $31 billion in food fraud savings globally by 2024 by immutably tracking food across the supply chain, according to research from Juniper, which identifies IBM, SAP and Oracle as leaders in the area. Substantial savings in food fraud will be realised from 2021 and

Australian food producers are trialling a new blockchain platform from KPMG to help keep track of their products across the globe.   KPMG in Australia, China and Japan today launched KPMG Origins, a blockchain-based ‘track and trace’ platform to support industries including agriculture, resources, manufacturing and financial services. The platform brings

The total value of B2B cross-border payments immutably stored on blockchain will exceed $4.4 trillion by 2024; up from $171 billion in 2019, according to new data from Juniper Research. Blockchain enables real-time clearing and settlement for B2B transactions, while offering increased transparency and reduced costs. The new research, Blockchain:

The financial services industry should keep a close eye on esports to understand the impact of blockchain technology, according to a Gartner analyst.  David Furlonger, Distinguished VP Analyst at Gartner, writes in his book The Real Business of Blockchain that gaming has long served as a testing ground for digital

Multiple cities, especially in Asia, have made announcements about intentions to launch government issued reward tokens as part of its smart city initiative (e.g. Seoul S Coin and Municipal Tokens). The apparent goal is to encourage citizens to participate in the use of public services, increase the tax base, foster economic activity

Artificial intelligence (AI), customer data platforms (CDPs), blockchain and real-time marketing are four technologies Gartner predicts will have the capability to transform how marketers run their technology ecosystems. Webinar: Can I Trust You? Building Customer Trust into Better Experiences. Register today! Download: Strategy First – How marketers can avoid common

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The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has signed a three-party memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Digital Asset (DA) and VMware to work together on distributed ledger technology (DLT) initiatives in Australia and New Zealand. The ASX has been an early pioneer in blockchain technology, deciding in 2015 to replace its 25-year-old

A blockchain project has been developed in a bid to bring more transparency to the NSW Government’s controversial Biodiversity Offset Scheme. “Biotokens” traded in a new digital marketplace, would be used as the biodiversity credits farmers and developers pay to clear land in NSW. The immutable records and open marketplace,

2018 was a record year for art prices, sales volumes and auction sales. Christies had their best year in history with over U$7bn in art sales. Sotherby’s sales increased 16 per cent on the previous year. These are astounding numbers and one piece in particular – David Hockney’s 1972 Portrait

Esignature company DocuSign completed its first blockchain project with its customer Visa in 2015. In the years since, very few customers have embraced the distributed ledger technology to manage their company’s agreements. That’s partly because the economics don’t stack up yet, says DocuSign CEO Dan Springer. Speaking with Which-50 during