Blockchain Business Cases

  Could blockchain be a $7 billion business soon? Bank of America analysts think so and Amazon, Microsoft, and Oracle could be the beneficiaries. Blockchain technology is the early stages of development and adoption, but BoA analysts believe that...

Pittsburgh-headquartered PNC Financial Services Group Inc’s treasury management division will use Ripple’s xCurrent technology to provide its business clients with faster international payments. Traditional international payments can often take banks as long as a week or more to clear...

In the UK, Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) is exploring distributed ledger technology to secure preserve evidence within the British judicial system. Balaji Anbil, Head of the Digital Architecture and Cyber Security team at HMCT writes in...

  Amazon Web Services (AWS) is hoping a new partnership with ConsenSys-backed startup Kaleido will make it easier and faster for businesses to create and operate private blockchain networks. According to Gartner's 2018 CIO Survey of 3,138 CIOs, only...

  Today, the jewelry industry has a big problem. Counterfeits cost millions of dollars, harm consumers and negatively impact the industry’s reputation. IBM and an industry consortium intend to solve part of the problem with blockchain technology. Diamonds are...

  Two infamous blockchain-pivot companies face delisting from Nasdaq after going afoul of various stock exchange guidelines and some questionable business and promotional practices.   Shares of Long Blockchain Corp and Longfin Corp jumped late last year as the two companies and...

  You could say blockchain is getting on track with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF), as North America’s second-largest railway joins the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA).   Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, the railroad’s parent company is a...

  When you craft and produce between 100 and 300 bottles of rare single cask and limited-edition single malt Scotch whiskey, authenticity is critical to your brand and reputation.   Located on the rugged, remote northwest coast with a view...