Article: Here’s how blockchain could transform higher education

Academia, Blockchain

Here's how blockchain could transform higher education - Tech Wire AsiaHere’s how blockchain could transform higher education

Blockchain, a buzzword with revolutionary potential, is a public ledger that automatically records and verifies transactions. Also known as distributed ledger technology (DLT), it is the fundamental building block that powers Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other virtual currencies. Then there are all the other ways DLT could transform various industries, with much of its potential uncovered amidst the pandemic. Even the education sector is reaping the benefits of blockchain technology these days.

  • Improve record-keeping
  • Records of education achievements
  • Seamless payments
  • Teaching and storage space

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Article: Despite layoffs, IBM still leads in blockchain innovation

Blockchain

Despite layoffs, IBM still leads in blockchain innovation

Facing the repercussions of several rounds of layoffs, IBM director of public relations Holli Haswell said that the “blockchain business is doing well” and that some changes were made to the unit to “continue to drive growth. IBM maintains a strong team dedicated to blockchain across the company. We changed some resources, but we remain committed to blockchain technology, ecosystem, and services. We see blockchain as a driver for our cloud business.”

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Article: Here’s how blockchain will combat the plague of fake news

Blockchain, Content Integrity

Here’s how blockchain will combat the plague of fake news

In fact, as blockchain gains credibility, it is being piloted for uses never before considered. Groups, as varied as newsrooms, nonprofits, major corporations, and start-ups, are all eagerly pursuing the technology to create distributed, transparent networks for reliable media and digital information.

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