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Seoul Medical Center to Launch Blockchain Tech Project With Korean Science, IT Ministry

A major hospital in South Korea’s capital city has announced plans to launch a blockchain-based platform aimed to improve its medical services. The news was reported by the Daily Medi, a healthcare sector-focused Korean news outlet, on March 17.According to the publication, the “Smart Hospital” project was jointly developed

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US National Pork Board to Pilot Blockchain Tech Following New Partnership

The United States National Pork Board has partnered with blockchain startup ripe.io to test out a blockchain platform for pork supply chains, according to a press release published on March 18.The collaboration will ostensibly enable the Board to use a blockchain-based ecosystem to monitor and evaluate sustainability practices, food

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US Payment Giant Visa Seeks Crypto and Blockchain Talent for Tech Product Manager

American payment services firm Visa has published a crypto and blockchain-related job opening on San Francisco-based recruiting software firm SmartRecruiters on March 6.Global financial services corporation Visa is seeking blockchain talent for the position of Technical Product Manager at Visa Fintech in their Palo Alto office. The person will

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Bitcoin Would Survive Recession, But Ethereum Might Crater: Tech VC

Bitcoin would survive a recession, while Ethereum would suffer and Ripple’s XRP would remain unaffected. That’s the prediction of Kyle Chapman, a partner with tech venture capital firm Cosimo Ventures.Chapman wrote in Barron’s that a recession would not hurt bitcoin because it’s decentralized and is mostly independent of the stock

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North American Seafood Firm to Use Blockchain Tech in Supply Chain

North America’s largest branded shelf-stable seafood firm Bumble Bee Foods has launched a blockchain platform for seafood traceability. The project was created in collaboration with German tech company SAP specializing in enterprise software, according to a press release on March 8.Based on SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain service, the new

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Tech Firm Plans to Transform Advertising on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter Via Blockchain

Paying for the ultimate result of an advertising campaign, and not just impressions or clicks, has always been the dream of advertisers. There have been attempts to solve this fundamental problem, but despite technological advancements, inefficiencies have remained. Fraud has been an issue, with underperforming publishers lacking of transparency,

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Moscow Government Plans to Use Blockchain Tech in E-Voting for Parliamentary Election

The city council of Moscow, Russia’s capital city, has submitted a bill to use blockchain technology for an electronic voting system, major Russian news agency Tass reported on Tuesday, Feb. 26.The Moscow City Duma, a local parliament of the Russian capital city, plans to protect the process and results

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