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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IBM to Develop a Blockchain Network for France’s National Council of Clerks

IBM to Develop a Blockchain Network for France’s National Council of Clerks

IBM has been involved in a number of projects over the last couple of years implementing blockchain networks for different companies like Walmart and ADNOC. These projects involve implementing blockchain into supply chain operations and food traceability. The company has played an integral role in the development of the industry outside the cryptocurrencies market. Now, the tech giant is furthering that cause by scoring a new deal with France’s Commercial Court Clerks for a blockchain…

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IBM Creates a Blockchain Security Testing Program to Protect Blockchain-Based Firms

IBM Creates a Blockchain Security Testing Program to Protect Blockchain-Based Firms

The emergence of blockchain technology has completely revolutionized the way things are being done across several sectors of the economy. This rather new technology possesses astounding features that make it the best bet of any modern company looking for real-time transparency as well as a safe and easy method to serve its customers. Since its emergence, blockchain technology has been touted for many features, especially its ability to protect data across a wide supply chain….

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IBM X-Force Research Team Releases the Threat Index for 2019

IBM X-Force Research Team Releases the Threat Index for 2019

As technology continues to evolve, so do cybercrimes and related fraudulent activities. And as these criminal activities continue to rise, security agencies and other teams saddled with the responsibility of fighting these criminals are actively discovering newer and more efficient means of detecting and preventing such attacks. One of such teams is the IBM X-Force Research team, which is focused on cracking security breaches. They monitor tens of millions of spam and phishing attacks every…

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IBM and PIL Pilot a Blockchain-Powered Platform to Track Orange Shipments

IBM and PIL Pilot a Blockchain-Powered Platform to Track Orange Shipments

Food traceability is one of the most prominent issues of the market today. There is a special need for a solution that can help improve the current environment and provide true traceability and transparency. Blockchain can help with that, as proven by the recent successful pilot project by Pacific International Lines (PIL) that collaborated with IBM to track orange shipments to China using blockchain for the Chinese new year. Pilot exercises like these can prove…

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