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Blockchain and Liveable Cities

Blockchain’s applications in the world today show concrete examples of how it promises to transform dramatically the way we live. We all want to live in a place that is resilient to disasters as well as environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable. But the realities of overpopulation, pollution, inefficient public services, inadequate infrastructure, among others, are […]

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Malaysia and Its Smart City Ambitions

Increasing pollution, worsening congestion, and inadequate services have sadly become everyday realities. These, along with many others, are the problems smart cities promise to solve. Smart city is a designation given to a particular area that uses information and communication technologies to manage resources and services more efficiently. Malaysian cities are transforming into smart cities. […]

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The State of Blockchain Around the World According to Industry Experts

All across the world, governments and private sectors are making bold moves in launching blockchain integrated processes to unlock new capabilities. Despite the challenges, experts opined that substantial and continued investments in this technology are still being made, according to the Cointelegraph. Here’s a global view of blockchain applications in different parts of the globe. […]

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American Pharma Companies Requests FDA for Blockchain Adoption

Blockchain is definitely a big hit in the healthcare industry. Its impact on the industry allowed the sector to promote transparency, cost-effectivity, security, and even privacy. Everything is fast-tracked. All thanks to blockchain‘s decentralized nature, records distributed cannot be tampered with. When patients need access to their health records, they can rely on blockchain to provide […]

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Blockchain in Education: Smart Contract Diplomas in South Korea

South Korea is a country known worldwide as the origin of K-Pop, the hometown K-Dramas, and a popular tourist destination. But what the country offers are not limited to that. The country is also a major force when it comes to technology, with Samsung and LG becoming trusted global brands. No matter where you look, […]

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Enterprise Blockchain in the 2020s Faster Adoption Times

Although blockchain technology is still in the nascent stage by most standards, it has nevertheless matured significantly. Enterprise blockchain, in particular, refers to a blockchain network designed for enterprise-level use as it can sufficiently meet enterprise-level demands. The interest in and implementation of blockchain technology by large companies such as Facebook, Microsoft, IBM, Walmart, and FedEx, among […]

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Blockchain on Insurance: Identity Management over Healthcare Blockchain

The finance and healthcare sectors greatly benefit from the initiatives integrated with blockchain. Being a secure platform to transfer money and sensitive data, many institutions have sought the help of impact technologies to streamline their processes. To be more specific, blockchain, being a form of distributed ledger technology, helps in lowering costs, integrate faster transactions, […]

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A Closer Look at Australia’s National Blockchain Roadmap

Last February 7, Australia’s Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources launched The National Blockchain Roadmap: Progressing towards a blockchain-enabled future, as reported by the CoinDesk. The roadmap details how the country seeks to leverage the economic and social opportunities created by the technology in the next five years. The three key areas it focuses […]