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Honda And GM to Research Smart Grid, Electric Car Interoperability With Blockchain Tech

Major automobile manufacturers Honda and General Motors (GM) are jointly conducting research on electric vehicle and smart grid interoperability using blockchain tech, Japanese news outlet Nikkei reported on May 20.As part of the project, Honda and GM will investigate whether electric vehicles can be used to stabilize the supply

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World’s Fifth Largest Electric Company Using Ethereum (ETH) DApp

The world’s fifth largest electrical company has announced a partnership with Ethereum app iExec that will involve the company utilizing the decentralized application (DApp) in a project test. EDF, which operates a $33 billion market capitalization, has launched GPUSH on iExec, a visual simulator software that is now available through the

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How Blockchain May Help the Cobalt in Smartphones and Electric Cars Be Ethically Sourced

A real mining project is planning to utilize blockchain technology to maximize the potential of land rich with precious metal and natural resources.Blue Hill Mining says its project is based in an “exceptional location” in Mongolia — and that, after eight years of geological planning, research across 10 percent

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Japanese Electric Power Company Partners With Bank, University on Blockchain Research

A four-way partnership between major Japanese companies will conduct research into the possible use of blockchain in distributed electricity supply, a press release announced Monday, Oct. 15.Kansai Electric Power Co. (Kepco) will work with Mitsubishi UFJ Bank, IT service management company Nihon Unisys, and the University of Tokyo on the

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Startup Launches Blockchain Powered Electric Vehicles That Mine Cryptocurrency

A Singapore blockchain startup is launching a fleet of blockchain-enabled electric vehicles that mine crypto as users travel. The company intends to reduce carbon emissions and to reward people for doing so.Cars and climate changeRoad vehicles such as cars, trucks and motorcycles are the largest contributors of CO2 emissions in the

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Seven Stars Cloud Group Inc (NASDAQ:SSC) Enters $24 Billion Deal To Aid China’s Electric Bus Upgrade

Seven Stars Cloud Group Inc (NASDAQ:SSC), a cloud computing company has entered into a $24 billion deal to aid in the Chinese upgrade to its electric buses. The deal was signed on August 20, 2018, between the National Transportation Capacity Co Ltd (NTS) and Seven Stars. SSC will assist

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China’s Largest Electric Bus Operator and Blockchain Firm Partner in $24 Billion Deal

U.S. technology firm Seven Stars Cloud Group (SSC) announced it had entered a deal with China’s largest electric bus operator to provide finance services using blockchain technology August 20. In a press release, NASDAQ-traded SSC said its partnership with the National Transportation Capacity Co Ltd (NTS) would run for three

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General Electric Participates in Blockchain Startup Xage Security’s $12 Mln Funding Round

The venture capital arm of General Electric (GE) has joined a $12 million investment round in blockchain startup Xage Security in order to develop its security fabric for industries from energy to building management, a press release confirmed July 23.   The $12 million Series A funding round, led by

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126-Year-Old General Electric (GE) Invests in Blockchain Cybersecurity Startup

The venture capital arm of industrial conglomerate General Electric (GE) is one of the participants in a $12 million Series A fundraising round for Xage, a cybersecurity startup. The firm uses blockchain technology in securely linking industrial Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Other investors in the fundraising round, which is

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