Christopher Wylie, the whistleblower of Cambridge Analytica, stated his former company held an “arsenal of weapons,” for which Facebook user data was the uranium.
They’ve got an idea, a website and half a million quid to spend on PR.
Recent years have not been short of political controversies. With Donald Trump’s position as President of the United States rivalled for its position as one of the most shocking political events of the last decade by the United Kingdom’s decision
There has been a growing buzz around blockchain in the food industry, especially when it comes to the traceability of food products.
Contributed article by Emily Woodham of TokenomX Blockchain is something that we continue to hear about, along with other terms like “cryptocurrency” and, perhaps even more specifically, “Bitcoin.” This terminology is no longer reserved for those invested in financial and economic ways, but they are even spilling over into the worlds of those with a casual […]
Ripple has announced it will partner with Tsinghua University in Chinese and launch a Blockchain Technology Research Scholarship Program (BRSP) for graduate students in China in 2019. The announcement said that the “BRSP will focus on international regulatory policies and the development of blockchain technology”. Students admitted to the program will be involved in “cutting-edge […]
The Port Authority of the Bay of Algeciras (APBA), a commercial, fishing and passenger port located in the South of Spain, has partnered with IBM in order to use its blockchain-based shipping platform, Tradelens.
The Bitfury Group, a bitcoin mining firm turned global blockchain company based out of London, has announced that it will launch an entertainment division tasked with developing an open-source music platform that runs on blockchain technology.
Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang said that while the hype behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has reduced, blockchain technology still has important applications in banking and finance. However, the technology can only survive in the long-term if the crypto community builds a solid foundation of trust around it.
Trading of physical commodities has historically been a cumbersome process, requiring mountains of documents, including letters of credit, invoices and inspection certificates. VAKT is using a blockchain platform to bypass the paperwork and offer a more secure way of completing a commodities trade.
According to reports in the Financial Times, Ford will use IBM’s Blockchain Platform to track the cobalt taken from a Chinese-owned mine in the Congo through the supply chain and into the batteries in its electric cars, in an effort to ensure they are not linked to human rights abuses.