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Blockchain Shipping: A New Shipment Protocol | CoinCentral

Cryptocurrencies are fun, exciting, and easy to understand, so they’re getting the most coverage in the blockchain revolution. However, the underlying blockchain technology is already getting tested in dozens of industries, from agriculture to energy to art. Blockchain shipping and freight is another new development. It’s poised to change the entire chain of custody for how the goods we buy get …

The Blockchain Energy Grid Could Reshape Utility Delivery | CoinCentral

Blockchains make it easier to secure, track, and exchange resources. With BItcoin, that resource is a currency. However, outside of cryptocurrencies, blockchain protocols are poised to disrupt a number of industries where certification and exchange are important. Recently on Coin Central, we’ve covered blockchain art, blockchain agriculture, and blockchain-based businesses. The blockchain energy grid is yet another idea poised to …

Indian State Government Plans to Store Residents’ DNA Data on a Blockchain

The regulation of blockchain and cryptocurrency poses many issues. This is especially true in India, considering that the country’s government has been pondering such measures for some time now. Big was people’s surprise when one state government suddenly announced it would adopt blockchain technology for DNA sequencing. AN INTERESTING CONNECTION BETWEEN BLOCKCHAIN AND DNA There are many ways to use blockchain technology in the real world. Not all …

Blockchain’s Fight Against Fake News | CoinCentral

The Rise of Fake News With the growing ease of communication, fake news and false stories are now spreading quicker than ever. The sheer amount of content shared each day makes it a chore to weed out the authentic from the B.S. And, most people don’t have the time to do so. According to an MIT study on fake news …

Central Banks Move Forward With Study On Blockchain For Securities Swaps

The European Central Bank (ECB) again championed Blockchain’s potential for transforming securities settlements this week as it completed new researchwith the Bank of Japan (BoJ), published Tuesday, March 27. In a second summary of findings it prepared as part of its partnership with the BoJ, dubbed Project Stella, the ECB eyed how so-called distributed ledger technology (DLT) could function in various securities …

Will Other Distributed Ledgers Replace Blockchain? | CoinCentral

Should we replace blockchain with something else? That’s a question many technologists are asking in the wake of scaling challenges for key blockchain platforms. Blockchain is undergoing some growing pains. The core platforms that are the most well-known in the blockchain ecosystem, Bitcoin and Ethereum, have both run into challenges over the past year with scalability. Bitcoin & Ethereum’s Challenges …

DMG Blockchain: Bitcoin Miners Need a BTC Price of $2,400 to Break Even

Any discussion related to Bitcoin mining is always worth keeping an eye on. Although there are quite a few conflicting opinions on this topic, it has become evident that there are a lot of different factors to take into account at all times. New information from DMG Blockchain shows that mining Bitcoin is a lot more profitable than people would assume. THE …

JPMorgan Considers Making Blockchain Platform Quorum An Independent Entity

JPMorgan Chase is considering making Quorum, its Blockchain and smart contracts platform, into its own company, Bloomberg reported yesterday, March 23. A unnamed source told Bloomberg that no conclusion has yet been reached about whether Quorum would function better as an independent entity, which could potentially attract more partners. The Financial Times adds that other unnamed sources have said that the JPMorgan label attached to Quorum may be steering away …

Blockchain Agriculture Will Change Farming & Food | CoinCentral

Blockchain usually gets associated with cryptocurrency, but it’s much more than that. It’s worth remembering that at its core, blockchain is a technology protocol that can handle all types of data and contracts. This means that blockchain has use cases in a lot of existing industries where tracking information and executing contracts are necessary. It even has use cases in …