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The blockchain, a technology with infinite potential

Blockchain, a decentralised and unforgeable verification tool, has become a veritable buzzword. This "block of chains" technology enables users to create and sign "smart contracts" according to predetermined rules, without the need of human intervention. Although the banking sector is the main stakeholder in this type of technology, blockchain can also be applied to real estate transactions, traceability in the agri-food sector, identity checks, protection of intellectual property or diploma certification.
Tech to redefine banking model
26 Jan, 2017 10:33 am
Tech to redefine banking model

Blockchain, automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud services are set to radically overhaul the contemporary banking business model, part of what some in the industry have...

Sweden considers launching digital currency
24 Nov, 2016 09:00 am
Sweden considers launching digital currency

Sweden may become the first country to adopt a digital currency as financial transactions become increasingly digitised and fewer people use...

Shipping company transfers ledger to blockchain
5 Oct, 2016 09:52 am
Shipping company transfers ledger to blockchain

U.K.-based Marine Transport International has begun to transfer its shipping information from its ledgers to the blockchain, in a move the company says will remove much of the bureaucratic...

Blockchain could be a boon for content creation
14 Sep, 2016 11:11 am
Blockchain could be a boon for content creation

Blockchain, the technology that underpins virtual currencies such as Bitcoin, has the potential to solve digital rights issues associated with...

Blockchain forces big banks to rethink their business models
5 Sep, 2016 10:01 am
Blockchain forces big banks to rethink their business models

The hype over blockchain - the technology that underpins virtual currencies such as Bitcoin - has forced large financial institutions to rethink...

Blockchain enhances privacy, security and conveyance of data
8 Jul, 2016 08:00 am
Blockchain enhances privacy, security and conveyance of data

Blockchain, the technology for the digital currency bitcoin, is expected to offer companies cost savings as a more transparent and secure way to make purchases and share data.

Heathrow Airport: blockchain, robots, and tomorrow's customer experience Heathrow Airport: blockchain, robots, and tomorrow's customer experience
30 May, 2016 11:18 am
Heathrow Airport: blockchain, robots, and tomorrow's customer experience

Handling 75 million passengers annually, Heathrow Airport is the busiest in Europe. It's the size of a small city,...

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