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Why crypto is a natural evolution of old money

By : Sunil Rajguru

First there was “Might is right”. Anyone with strength could snatch anything from anyone weaker. We evolved and came out of that with the barter system. A goat could be equal to 2 bags of wheat. A day’s labour could

AR, VR, MR, XR: Demystifying and revisiting Immersive Technologies in 2021

By : CIOL Bureau

Yet again in 2021, there is lots of noise around immersive technologies. It makes one wonder what the current state of play is in 2021 – let’s revisit and demystify this.  In emerging technologies, it becomes important to get the

Top 5 technologies that will transform the Fintech sector

As remote operations and contactless procedures are becoming the new normal, the Fintech sector has been experiencing a rising hunger towards moving to a 100% digital implementation of nearly all financial products and services. It has also accelerated the demand

First digital institute in India to use Blockchain technology

By : CIOL Bureau

Digital Gurukul awarded Asia’s Best Digital Marketing Institute from Indore partnered with German based company – Certif-ID to issue blockchain-powered certificates to its students a feat that has yet to be achieved by any other Digital institutes in India, and

Three blockchain use cases that will accelerate Industry 4.0 journey for manufacturers

By : CIOL Bureau

In the era of the fourth industrial revolution which has seen the proliferation of next-generation technologies such as industrial internet of things (IIoT), predictive analytics and smart automation, traditional manufacturers are faced with a daunting choice – to become digitally

The Four Phases of the Blockchain Spectrum: Gartner

By : CIOL Bureau

Blockchain is forecast to generate $3.1 trillion in new business value worldwide by 2030, half of it by 2025 with applications designed for operational improvement, according to Gartner, Inc. However, enterprises can make missteps that will leave them out of

2019 Hype Cycle Shows Most Blockchain Technologies Are Still 5 to 10 Years Away From Transformational Impact: Gartner

By : CIOL Bureau

The Gartner Inc. 2019 Hype Cycle for Blockchain Technologies shows that blockchain is sliding into the Trough of Disillusionment. The market will begin to climb out of this Trough by 2021, as technology advances and pragmatic use cases uniquely supported

Mindtree Launches Blockchain-Powered Merchant On-Boarding Solution for Banks

By : CIOL Bureau

Mindtree announced the release of its Merchant On-Boarding solution for acquirer banks and payment service providers. It uses Hyperledger fabric Blockchain technology to enable these financial institutions that facilitate credit card or debit payments to more quickly, seamlessly and securely

Tech Mahindra and Adjoint Collaborate to Announce Industry’s First Blockchain Solution for Secure Enterprise Financial Management and Insurance

By : CIOL Bureau

Tech Mahindra and Adjoint have announced the industry’s first Blockchain solution for secure enterprise financial management and insurance services across locations to create a seamless and reliable customer experience. With this solution, customers will be saving up to USD 4

Travelport, IBM and BCD Travel develop blockchain solution for hotel commission reconciliation

By : CIOL Bureau

Travelport announces the development of a blockchain solution to enhance the hotel commission reconciliation process. Working with IBM Services and leading travel management company BCD Travel as well as a number of high-profile hotel chains, the blockchain technology solution aims

Tech Mahindra and BlockApps Partner to Accelerate Adoption of Blockchain Business Networks Globally

By : CIOL Bureau

Tech Mahindra and BlockApps have announced a partnership to accelerate the adoption of blockchain business networks. Demand for enterprise blockchain networks is at an all-time high as companies are beginning to see the value in the immutability and transparency created

Seagate enters pilot stage for Blockchain Supply Chain Project to trach HDD supply

By : CIOL Bureau

Seagate and IBM has culminated into running a pilot project to track hard drive supply counterfeit. In late 2018, Seagate initiated the project utilizing IBM’s blockchain platform aimed to track the origin of HDDs. “Last year, we started a proof-of-concept

IIIT Hyderabad and TalentSprint Brings Executive Programs in AI, ML & Blockchain in India

By : CIOL Bureau

IIIT-Hyderabad and TalentSprint announced the All India roll out of their popular executive programs on AI and Machine Learning as well as Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies. Since their launch in 2018 in Hyderabad and Bengaluru, these hybrid executive programs,

90% of Blockchain-Based Supply Chain Initiatives Will Suffer ‘Blockchain Fatigue’ by 2023: Gartner

By : CIOL Bureau

Blockchain remains a popular topic, but supply chain leaders are failing to find suitable use cases. By 2023, 90% of blockchain-based supply chain initiatives will suffer ‘blockchain fatigue’ due to a lack of strong use cases, according to Gartner, Inc.

Tech Mahindra’s Blockchain Solution Safeguards 300Mn+ Mobile Subscribers in India from Spam Calls

By : CIOL Bureau

Tech Mahindra Ltd. announced the successful deployment of a cutting-edge solution leveraging Blockchain Technology for the telecom sector in India impacting 300Mn+ mobile subscribers. The solution aims at mitigating the issue of unsolicited commercial communication (UCC) or spam calls In

20% of Top Global Grocers Will Use Blockchain for Food Safety and Traceability by 2025: Gartner

By : CIOL Bureau

Mumbai, India, April 30, 2019 –Gartner, Inc. predicts that, by 2025, 20% of the top 10 global grocers by revenue will be using blockchain for food safety and traceability to create visibility to production, quality and freshness. Annual grocery sales

How blockchain technology is revamping the logistics industry

By : CIOL Bureau

By Sandeep Sharma— Founder & CEO, Cogent Transware Solutions Pvt. Ltd Logistics is the lifeblood of most of the businesses in the present era. From food to pharmaceutical, and consumer electronics to heavy machinery, it is the logistics that bridge

Blockchain Ecosystem in India To See Rapid Growth Trajectory In The Coming Year

By : CIOL Bureau

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) launched the findings of the AVASANT-NASSCOM India Blockchain Report 2019, which highlighted the developments in the global and Indian Blockchain market and ecosystem. The report has been developed extensively by incorporating

Challenges and Potential of Blockchain Technology

By : Ashok Pandey 1

The blockchain is one of the most talked technology with lots of confusions as well. In the beginning, most of the people were confused with the relation of blockchain with Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. But it’s not limited to that extent

Singapore Becomes one of the most Transparent & Safest Bullion Trading and Storage Hubs in the World

By : CIOL Bureau

Bullionist Technology (a Singapore fintech company) has developed “ELUME,” a digital platform on the IBM Blockchain Platform and targeted at the bullion market supply chain. The platform aims to promote transparency, authenticity and true ownership of bullion assets through the