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IBM Looks to Disrupt Scientific Research on the Blockchain

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The use cases for distributed ledger technology are on the rise, as evidenced by IBM’s most recent patent application for open scientific research on the blockchain. The tech giant envisions a system in which a blockchain represents an experiment with individual blocks comprised of project components including research data, data analysis and results as well as post-data analysis ...

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IBM Targets Scientific Research in Latest Blockchain Patent

U.S. multinational IT company IBM plans to use blockchain to aid scientific research and provide a record of its results, a new patent application filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office revealed Nov. 8. IBM, originally filing the concept in December last year, says it foresees “integrating a blockchain and data collection and analysis for open scientific research.” The ...

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IBM and Seagate Launch Blockchain-Based System to Fight Counterfeit Hard Drives

IBM and data storage firm Seagate have announced a joint initiative to fight counterfeit hard drives using blockchain technology, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 8. The project will reportedly use IBM’s Blockchain Platform to help manufacturers, integrators, and business partners better authenticate the provenance of hard disk drives. IBM and Seagate’s solution will work by updating ...

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Port Authority of Valencia Joins Maersk, IBM Blockchain Project for Shipping

The Port Authority of Valencia (PAV), Spain, has integrated into the TradeLens platform, a blockchain ecosystem jointly developed by IBM and shipping giant Maersk, according to an official announcement published Nov. 5. Launched in August 2018, the TradeLens platform applies blockchain technology to global supply chains. The product aims to improve trade efficiency and security, wherein all participants of the ...

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Computer Giant IBM Secures Patent Victory for Blockchain-Based Network Security System

Computer giant IBM has won a patent for introducing blockchain-based technology to the world of network security systems.  The patent which was filed to the U.S Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in September of 2017, outlines how a connected system of network monitors linked with a blockchain platform can log events that take place on the network, including any potential ...

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IBM Patents Blockchain System to Create ‘Trust’ Between AR Game Players, Real World Locations

Major global tech giant IBM has applied for another blockchain patent, this time aiming to deter augmented reality (AR) game players from intruding on undesirable locations. The tech firm’s latest patent document was released by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Thursday, Nov. 1. In the patent, IBM, also known as Big Blue, describes a blockchain-based method and ...

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IBM Files Patent for Blockchain-Based AR Helper System

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn IBM has filed a patent for a blockchain-based system which will prevent players of augmented reality games entering physical spaces that are undesirable. They cite as examples “high-risk locations, culturally sensitive locations, locations marked by property owners.” Augmented reality is a technology which adds layers to physical reality. An example is Zombie GO, an AR game which ...

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IBM Survey: No Major Central Bank Will Implement CBDCs in the Near-Term

A report on central bank digital currencies has found that 61% of institutions don’t think a blockchain is necessary due to low efficiency gains during trials. IBM Survey Finds That Central Banks Won’t Be Introducing CBDCs in Near-Term The report was conducted by IBM and the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF). The survey, finalized on 21 September 2018, ...

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Visa Set to Launch Blockchain-Based Digital Identity System with IBM in Q1 2019

Visa is readying its blockchain-based digital identity system for cross-border payments for launch in the first quarter of 2019, according to a press release published October 21. The system, dubbed Visa B2B Connect, will provide a blockchain-based digital identity solution for financial institutions to securely process cross-border payments. The system reportedly tokenizes sensitive business data – such as banking details ...

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IBM to Help Azerbaijan Transform Economy Using Blockchain

Recent reports claim that US tech giant, IBM, is helping The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) to implement blockchain technology into the country’s existing infrastructure, signaling that the country is undergoing a modernization revolving around the nascent technology. IBM Azerbaijan Partnership in Motion The reports regarding the IBM-Azerbaijan partnership came about from a report from Trend News Agency, a Middle ...

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