Article: How Blockchain Enables Purpose-Driven Customers to Shop Green

Blockchain, Commercial Intelligence

How Blockchain Enables Green Buyers to "Shop Green" | RealClearMarketsHow Blockchain Enables Purpose-Driven Customers to Shop Green

blockchain technology provides customers with access to disintermediated truth about transactions and product development. Increased knowledge, of course, helps customers make educated decisions, but more critically it reduces the disparity between customer attitudes and purchase behaviors as relates to a global effort to combat climate change.

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Article: Beyond Crypto: Getting Back To The Basics Of Blockchain

Blockchain, Crypto

BlockchainBeyond Crypto: Getting Back To The Basics Of Blockchain

Despite the hoopla surrounding blockchain-based investments, the goal of the technology is quite simple: to provide a secure record of transactions. Blockchains are basically super-secure ledgers that store encrypted sets of letters and numbers known as hashes in a chain of other transactions. The transactions are validated by all other computers involved with the chain, are time-stamped, and are virtually incorruptible due to the fact that the hashes from one block are contained in the previous block, which is linked to the block before it, and so on.

Those characteristics certainly make blockchain ideal for financial transactions, and banks could employ the system to bring greater speed, security and transparency to their operations. But banks have been slow to take up blockchain — instead, the technology is emerging in other, somewhat surprising industries.

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Article: Ford and BMW back blockchain solution for avoiding car fraud

Blockchain, Innovation

Ford, BMW To Fight Car Fraud With Blockchain Tech | Coinlist.meFord and BMW back blockchain solution for avoiding car fraud

Blockchain birth certificates for vehicles will provide an immutable record of a car’s identity and maintenance history

Buying a car can be a risky business when there are unscrupulous sellers out there who use scams such as car cloning and fiddling with the odometer. But these practices could be a thing of the past thanks to blockchain vehicle identities.

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Penguin: Open Source Services Market worth $66.84 billion by 2026

Software

Open Source Services Market worth $66.84 billion by 2026

BANGALORE, IndiaJuly 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Open-source service is a type of software where source code is released by the copyright holders for users to utilize, study, and can modify it. It is a service that focuses on providing open source technology all over the world. The driving factors in the open-source services market include the government encouragement in adopting the open-source services in the public sectors to render an open platform for vendors and users. However, certain tools used in these services are not trustworthy, which makes the code weak and difficult to detect; this is the major challenge in the market growth.

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Article: How The Internet Of Things Is Transforming 21st-Century Manufacturing

Hardware, Software

How The Internet Of Things Is Transforming 21st-Century ManufacturingHow The Internet Of Things Is Transforming 21st-Century Manufacturing

There are more devices connected to the internet than ever before, and the number continues to climb as the IoT transforms the entire approach to manufacturing. The sensors in these devices transmit data about repairs, certification, operating efficiencies and opportunities to optimize the equipment. As a result, the IoT can reduce your downtime, help ensure compliance, and drive productivity and profitability.