China – and other countries in APAC – are way ahead of the U.S. when it comes to Blockchain adoption. In fact North America lags behind every region except Africa when it comes to blockchain project progress and production. This conclusion, discussed in our June 12 webinar on Blockchain trends Blockchain
Facebook will launch a cryptocurrency in 2020, signalling a move beyond the social media and advertising markets it has dominated for the last decade. But Facebook, which continues to battle privacy and security scandals, insists financial and social data will be separated. Nominate today for the Which-50 Digital Experience Awards.
Salesforce unveiled its first blockchain product at its fourth annual developer conference, TrailheaDX, in San Francisco overnight. Built on its Lightning platform and using open source blockchain technology from Hyperledger, Salesforce Blockchain is a low-code platform connected to CRM that enables organisations to share verified, distributed data sets across a
Diversification in blockchain use cases across a wider variety of industries has caused investment in this technology to surge as business leaders begin to see beyond the “hype cycle,” according to Deloitte’s 2019 Global Blockchain Survey, released overnight. As blockchain implementation continues to increase across financial services, its transformational importance is
Microsoft announced several new services for its Azure cloud platform today, including new capabilities for AI, machine learning, IoT, blockchain and edge computing. Nominate today for the Which-50 Digital Experience Awards. Simple. Fast. Easy. Most of the new services will be available to developers through preview programs but Microsoft has
Gartner Predicts 20 Per Cent of Top Global Grocers Will Use Blockchain for Food Safety and Traceability by 2025
Gartner predicts that, by 2025, 20 per cent of the top 10 global grocers by revenue will be using blockchain for food safety and traceability to create visibility to production, quality and freshness. Annual grocery sales are on the rise in all regions worldwide, with an emphasis of fast, fresh
Organisational interest in enterprise blockchain is tightly correlated with the rise and fall in bitcoin prices. No surprise, this finding is supported by Gartner’s correlation analysis of social media conversations on enterprise blockchain with the price of bitcoin (See Figure 1). Nominate today for the Which-50 Digital Experience Awards. Simple.
The number of cross-border transactions recorded on the blockchain will surge to 1.3 billion by 2023 — up from 119 million in 2019 — a CAGR of 82 per cent over the next four years, according to a new report by Juniper Research. The value of transactions recorded on the
For every blockchain developer in Australia there are 14 vacant positions, according to a new Australian Computing Society (ACS) and Data61 report into the technology. The talent gap is emblematic of Australia’s broader digital skills shortage, according to Labor MP Ed Husic, who says opportunities continue to be missed. Nominate
Annual revenues from blockchain retail asset tracking will leap to $4.5 billion by 2023. A new report by Juniper Research found that while anything from gemstones to cars and healthcare can be tracked on blockchain, retail is a hotbed for the technology. Blockchain’s versatility offers retailers transparency in the supply