Hyundai Commercial Partners With IBM to Accelerate Blockchain Development

A financial services subsidiary of leading South Korean automobile manufacturer Hyundai has partnered with IBM. Hyundai Commercial — a financial services subsidiary of leading South Korean automobile manufacturer Hyundai — has announced a partnership with American tech giant IBM to modernize its business model using blockchain. The news was announced on Feb. 13 at IBM’s […]

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IBM Partners With Boehringer Ingelheim to Test Blockchain in Clinical Recordkeeping

A new partnership between IBM and Boehringer Ingelheim aims to test whether blockchain provides a proper level of data integrity, transparency, and patient safety. The Canadian unit of American tech giant IBM has partnered with pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim to deploy blockchain in clinical recordkeeping, according to a press release published on Feb. 12. The […]

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Bitfury’s New Partnership to Build Blockchain-Based Medical Imaging Platform

Bitfury, MDW and Longenesis will jointly develop a blockchain ecosystem for sharing and securing medical imaging and diagnostics information. Blockchain tech company Bitfury is partnering with radiology blockchain marketplace Medical Diagnostic Web (MDW) to create a blockchain-based medical imaging ecosystem. The partnership was announced by the Bitfury Group in a blog post on Feb. 11. […]

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Medical R&D Alliance Expands Blockchain Project to Include Data Sharing

A medical research and development alliance has expanded its blockchain project to include healthcare data management. The Pistoia Alliance has expanded its blockchain project to include data sharing, data identity, and data integrity, according to a press release published on Feb 8. The Pistoia Alliance is a not-for-profit organization established in 2007, with representatives from […]

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Blockchain-Based Digital ID Systems Are Increasingly Finding Real-World Use

Blockchains and digital IDs are moving beyond hype, and bringing real benefits to individuals and organizations. According to the latest estimates, we generate around 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day. That’s 2.5 followed by 17 zeros — or rather 2.5 trillion million — a number that’s impossible to visualize intuitively, but nonetheless has massive implications […]

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Survey of Customer Comfort With Amazon-Branded Products Includes Crypto

A recent survey has revealed that some Amazon shoppers would be comfortable buying an Amazon-branded cryptocurrency. Shoppers of e-commerce giant Amazon would like to be able to purchase a wider variety of products, including cryptocurrency, according to a recent report published by a financial portal Investing.com. In the course of the survey, Investing.com reportedly surveyed […]

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Global Pharma Giant Merck Wins US Blockchain, AI Patent for Product Authenticity

Merck, the world’s oldest pharma firm, has won a USPTO blockchain patent that aims to increase supply chain security. Merck, the world’s oldest operating pharmaceutical firm, has won a blockchain patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported Jan. 30 The German multinational has developed a system that uses […]

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Insurance Giant Aetna Partners With IBM on Blockchain Network for Healthcare Industry

American health insurance giant Aetna, together with other major insurers, has partnered with IBM to create a blockchain network tailored to the healthcare industry. United States-based health insurance giant Aetna has partnered with IBM to create a blockchain network tailored to the healthcare industry, Reuters reported Jan. 24. Estimated to serve over 39 million clients […]

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