Author: Cointelegraph By Rachel Wolfson


Decentralization is one of the most important benefits promised by blockchain, as the technology aims to distribute and disperse power away from central authorities. Bitcoin, for example, was designed as a decentralized alternative to government-backed money. However, many blockchain systems currently run on centralized cloud platforms. It’s been noted that over 60% of all Ethereum […]


Blockchain technology, along with the adoption of cryptocurrencies, is gaining momentum. The enterprise blockchain market is expected to reach $21 billion over the next five years. Just eleven years on, and both sectors have matured greatly, resulting in well-established organizations taking the technology more seriously as they tackle challenges that come with implementing blockchain and […]


LG Electronics has joined the governing council of Hedera Hashgraph, the enterprise-grade public distributed ledger platform. LG serves as the council’s fourteenth member, sitting alongside Boeing, Deutsche Telekom, Google, IBM, Tata Communications, and other leading organizations. Hedera Hashgraph CEO Mance Harmon told Cointelegraph that LG is the first home appliance manufacturer to join the Hedera […]


As the world discovers more ways to implement blockchain technology, the billion-dollar gaming industry is leveraging the technology to bring transparency, trust and ownership of digital assets to players. A new vision for blockchain games is emerging — one that aims to bridge the gap between virtual worlds and reality through user commerce. This notion […]


The question of whether enterprises should use public or private blockchains for business has become extremely relevant today. A recent report from Fortune Business Insights predicted that the blockchain market will reach $21 billion by 2025, highlighting the fact that large companies are adding momentum to the market through new investments.  Unsurprisingly, as more players […]


Blockchain has become one of the most discussed technologies in relation to supply chain management, given its ability to provide transparency and traceability within a number of value chains. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations recently published a report titled “Blockchain Application in Seafood Value Chains” to raise governmental and international awareness […]


It may seem like an unlikely combination, but crypto companies and law enforcement agencies are joining forces to combat a major global crime: human trafficking. The Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative (ATII) launched a cryptocurrency consortium last month to fight human trafficking by analyzing data generated from crypto transcations, along with raising educational awarness around these […]


Shortages of personal protective equipment, or PPE, used by health care professionals are posing a tremendous challenge to the United States health care system as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, PPE helps protect health care personnel from potentially infectious patients and materials. The CDC recently […]


As staying home becomes the new normal, the popular video conferencing app Zoom continues to flourish. Despite multiple privacy concerns, on April 21, it was reported that more than 300 million people used Zoom’s flagship video conferencing app. It’s clear that Zoom still reigns supreme during the coronavirus pandemic, even as Facebook, Google and other […]

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