Week Ending March 24, 2017
Three things to know
HBR produces another insightful article that explores the use of Blockchain by utility providers. The article hypothesizes that Blockchain will enable greater use of microgrids, smart grids, and increase consumer mobility among providers. Consumer mobility should be further explored. If consumers are more mobile and therefore more likely to seek the best provider, then competition among utility providers increases. As competition among utility providers increases, what is the likely regulatory impact? How Utilities Are Using Blockchain to Modernize the Grid
To more efficiently and effectively meet its goals, the G20 is broadly adopting Blockchain. The G20 considers Blockchain to be the key to providing financial services to populations that have traditionally not had access. Also, they recognize that Blockchain can provide policymakers with real-time data to increase the effectiveness of risk management.
G20 Report: Blockchain “Holds Key” To “Inclusive Global Economy”
A new bill (398) in Nevada has been proposed that will create a legal basis for Blockchain and smart contracts and prohibit local governments from taxing the use of Blockchain and/or requiring special licenses to use Blockchain. Could this be a signal that the gaming industry has recognized the benefits of Blockchain and is laying the groundwork for implementation?
Nevada Lawmaker Moves to Block Taxes on Blockchain Transactions
Blockchain the perfect data protection tool for banks using mainframes
Block Chain and CRE: The Only Article You Will Ever Need to Read
Is Blockchain the Ultimate Enabler of Data Monetization?
MonetaGo Aims for Blockchain without Bitcoin for Banking Sector
Private equity: not so quick out of the blockchain
Threat or Opportunity? Blythe Masters Talks Blockchain Jobs Impact
Unlocking the potential of blockchain
Building A New VA Healthcare System, Block by Block
Could Blockchain Technology Be the Answer to Health IT Interoperability?
Storj to Migrate Decentralized Storage Service to Ethereum Blockchain
The new building block(chain) of health care records management
The Blockchain will save healthcare and shipping billions of pounds
Blockchain – A New Era for the Energy Market?
Blockchain a ‘potentially significant enabler’ for solar in the UK
IBM delivers blockchain carbon management
Bank of England launches fintech community; to work on blockchain and AI proof of concept
Blockchain development in Australia overseen by eight regulatory bodies
China, Blockchain & The Holy Grail of Marketplace Lending
G20 Should Create Central Bank Blockchain Consortium, Report Says
IOT Meets DLT and Blockchain meets M-Pesa in Africa
Japanese exchange-run blockchain consortium announces 26 participating members
Nation-States and Block-Chains: Vying for the Cutting Edge
The EU is Now Targeting “Unpermissioned” Blockchains
The UN’s WFP Uses the Blockchain to Feed Hungry Families
Nothing this week
Uses and Applications
Blockchain Is Helping Us Feed the World’s Hungriest Families
Blockchain Oscar Startup Competition Announces Six Finalists
Blockchain: CRM’s Next Frontier
Blockchain Is Bubbling Up as A Solution to The Supply Chain’s Transparency Woes
Blockchain: Letting Students Own Their Credentials
Blockchain: CRM’s Next Frontier
BRIEF-IBM, SecureKey to deliver blockchain-based digital identity network for consumers
DigitalX secures up to AU$1m in financing via converting notes issue
Distributed ID – Using the Blockchain to Identify People
Executive’s guide to implementing blockchain technology
How Will Blockchain Impact HR?
IBM launches enterprise-ready blockchain service
IBM Bets the Company on Cloud, AI, And Blockchain
MetaX launches to bring the blockchain to digital advertising
Real estate industry ushers in a new Smart Nation era with Blockchain tech
SAP Ariba Gets in Blockchain Game
Software Giant SAP Joins Open-Source Hyperledger Blockchain Consortium as Premium Member
The Morning Download: IBM Commercializes Blockchain with New Service for Corporations
ZrCoin crowdfunds commodities option on the blockchain
After years of hype, private blockchains face their first commercial tests
Blockchain Tech Has Never Been More Valuable or More Ready for World Domination
Blockchain is Overhyped and Not Quite Applicable: VC Andrew Parker
Blockchain, SEC – Bitcoin ETF, Financial Wellness, WeFox, Microfinance in India
Blockchain technology: the next generation of the internet
Can blockchain help design a better maritime internet?
Enterprise Blockchain Consortiums — Part 2
Forget Bitcoin. The Blockchain Could Reveal What’s True Today and Tomorrow
Health, safety and the blockchain
IBM launches cloud-based blockchain service for Linux Hyperledger Fabric
Is Distributed Ledger Technology the Solution to The Blockchain Headache?
Stop all the ‘hype’ talk. We’ve only scratched the surface with blockchain
What is blockchain and why does HR need to know about it?