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Four Leading US Drug Companies Join Blockchain Project to Manage Chargebacks

Pfizer Inc. and other leading American pharmaceutical companies have joined a project to build a blockchain network for the health and pharmaceutical industry, according to a press release on May 2.  McKesson Corporation, AmerisourceBergen Corporation, Premier Inc. and Pfizer Inc. have joined the MediLedger Project Contracting and Chargebacks working

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IBM Patents Blockchain Implementation to Manage Data For Autonomous Vehicles

Multinational computing giant IBM is adding to its arsenal of blockchain patents with a new implementation to manage data and interactions for self-driving vehicles (SDVs). The patent was published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on April 2.IBM — which has, according to the documents, previously filed

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New Bitfury Joint Project to Manage Medical Data Permissions With Blockchain Tech

The Bitfury Group and blockchain-powered medical data marketplace Longenesis have jointly launched production of a blockchain-based consent management system for the healthcare industry. The development was announced in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on April 4.Per the release, the new product addresses issues with the management of user

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Ex-BitTorrent Exec Says There’s ‘No Way’ Tron Will Manage BitTorrent’s Token

According to Simon Morris, former chief strategy officer at BitTorrent, Tron will not be able to manage the transaction volume needed to tokenize BitTorrent. Blockchain news website BreakerMag published its interview with Morris on Jan. 11.According to the interview, Morris noted that when he worked at BitTorrent, he and his

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U.S. Air Force to Use Blockchain to Manage Logistics, Supply Chain

SIMBA ChainSIMBA Chain, a cloud-based blockchain-as-a-service platform, has been granted a contract to help the U.S. Air Force improve its logistics and supply chain capabilities using blockchain technology. The Air Force has a highly-complex logistics and supply chain network, moving millions of parts around the world. They are exploring how

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Spanish Telecoms Operator Partners With IBM to Manage International Calls With Blockchain

IBM and major Spanish telecommunications firm Telefónica have partnered to apply blockchain technology to managing international mobile phone call traffic, per a press release shred with Cointelegraph Nov. 14.Telefónica is the seventh largest telecom company in the world by market capitalization, valued at $51 billion according to Forbes. The company

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Fidelity’s Digital Asset Services will manage cryptocurrency trading for investors

As cryptocurrencies have gained prominence, US-based financial institutions like Fidelity have been largely absent from the field. But interest in digital currencies is growing, particularly with the type of clients Fidelity’s new company plans to cater to. Major universities like Yale, Harvard, Stanford and MIT have begun investing in cryptocurrency funds, and with

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Celsius Network to Manage Funds for United Nations Initiative

Decentralized lending and borrowing platform Celsius Network will manage the Sustainable Development Goals Impact Fund (SDG Impact Fund) within the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals initiative, according to a press release published September 21.The Sustainable Development Goals is an international program focused on bringing a “better and more sustainable future

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Bitcoin Stabilizes above Important $6,000 Resistance as Bulls Manage to Fight Off Bears: Week in Review September 17

The price of bitcoin closed the week three percent higher, around the $6,500 mark, as bulls managed to regain the upper hand to allow bitcoin to remain above its most recent $6,000 resistance. In the past seven days, blockchain media was filled with stories of regulators cracking down on fraudulent cryptocurrency

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