New Blockchain Patent Shows IBM Wants to Enter the Web Browsing Arena

New Blockchain Patent Shows IBM Wants to Enter the Web Browsing Arena

Recently, IBM filed another patent that details a blockchain-powered web browser interface. On August 6, 2019, IBM’s patent for an interface of a web browser powered by distributed ledger technology was filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. According to patent, the newly developed blockchain-backed browser will gather some pre-decided information from the users’ browsing session. The user-agreed information – which will be collected in order to give a better browsing experience –…

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IBM Introduces New Blockchain Initiative to Make Supply Chain Management More Efficient

IBM Introduces New Blockchain Initiative to Make Supply Chain Management More Efficient

IBM, one of the largest computer companies in the world, has announced its plan to launch a new blockchain project called Trust Your Supplier (TYS), in association with a blockchain specialist firm Chainyard. The other founding members of this project include brewing company Anheuser-Busch InBev, pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline, Telecommunications Company Vodafone, and tech companies such as Cisco, Lenovo, Nokia, and Schneider Electric. Supply chain management includes managing and keeping track of production, storage and mobility…

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Data Storage Giant Seagate Commences Pilot Stage for Blockchain Supply Chain Project

Data Storage Giant Seagate Commences Pilot Stage for Blockchain Supply Chain Project

The American data storage company Seagate, known widely for its profound role in the tech industry, is reportedly being ready to enter into the next stage of its blockchain test, based primarily on traceability in its global supply chain. In an interview, Manuel Offenberg, the Managing Technologist of Seagate’s Research Group revealed that the company has received the green light to pursue the next phase of the project – the pilot stage. You will recall…

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The New York Times Arms Itself with Blockchain to Combat Fake News

The New York Times Arms Itself with Blockchain to Combat Fake News

The New York Times Research & Development team is launching ‘The News Provenance Project’ to find a better way of providing people with a way to differentiate between fake and authentic content. In the center of this new initiative, which actually makes it possible, is blockchain technology. The first goal of the project is focused on photojournalism as photos can be easily manipulated and shared widely on the social media. The project’s team is conducting…

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IBM Holds the Most Blockchain Patents (108) in the US; Bank of America Second (52)

IBM Holds the Most Blockchain Patents (108) in the US; Bank of America Second (52)

Big tech and finance companies have been filing patent after patent that indicates the company’s bullishness on blockchain technology. And when it comes to blockchain innovation and patent filings, IBM is leading the pack. Nobody is unfamiliar with how big the tech giant IBM is betting on blockchain technology. IBM has recently launched its blockchain-based cross-border payment platform World Wire and signed six international banks to roll out their own stablecoins on its platform. IBM…

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The FDA Partners with Walmart, IBM, Merck to Improve Pharma Supply Chain via Blockchain

The FDA Partners with Walmart, IBM, Merck to Improve Pharma Supply Chain via Blockchain

The United States’ federal agency, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has partnered up with four high profile firms to launch a pilot program to apply blockchain technology in the drug supply chain, Reuters reported on June 13. IBM, Walmart, Big Four auditor KPMG, and Merck are the four big names that the FDA has tapped for the implementation of a Proof-of-Concept (PoC) blockchain network to share and track data on the distribution of prescription drugs….

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IBM Fosters New Partnership with Lenovo to Promote Customer Care via Blockchain

IBM Fosters New Partnership with Lenovo to Promote Customer Care via Blockchain

There is no doubt that a sound customer service system is key to sustaining a healthy customer base. Customers want to feel safe with you, they want to know that they can always trust you to provide answers when in trouble. Poor customer service can cost companies millions of dollars due to the inability to retain customers. This why businesses spend hugely on customer service each year. A recent research conducted by IBM’s research team…

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Automobile Giant Volkswagen to Promote Mineral Traceability with IBM’s Blockchain Platform

Automobile Giant Volkswagen to Promote Mineral Traceability with IBM’s Blockchain Platform

Although it’s popularly known for its efficiency mostly in the financial world, blockchain technology is very much applicable in several use cases including in the automobile space. Since its breakthrough a decade ago, the technology has improved the traditional way of doing things in several sectors. As a technology with a vast spectrum of applications, IBM’s blockchain technology has been employed once more to increase the sustainability, transparency, and efficiency of the global mineral supply…

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IBM Partners with Nestle and Carrefour to Promote Blockchain Food Transparency with Mousline

IBM Partners with Nestle and Carrefour to Promote Blockchain Food Transparency with Mousline

Taking blockchain to the food sector has not gained so much traction lately, at least not in comparison to other sectors and industries. The idea, which started with IBM, is yet in its infancy compared to how much has been done through Blockchain in the financial sector. Notwithstanding, some innovative ideas have been explored in the past and signs show that there are many more in the pipeline. A few days back, blockchain in the…

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IBM to Create Fiat-Backed Stablecoins for 6 Banks with Stellar’s XLM

IBM to Create Fiat-Backed Stablecoins for 6 Banks with Stellar’s XLM

IBM is taking its banking clients a step closer to cryptocurrency with IBM’s Stellar-powered money wiring service on which six major international banks will launch their own fiat currency-backed stablecoins. According to Jesse Lund, Vice President of IBM Blockchain and Stellar co-founder Jed McCaleb, as many as 44 international banks are using the IBM’s payment network, IBM Blockchain World Wire, and many of them have signed the letters of intent to launch their own stablecoins…

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