Is the U.S. government committed to testing blockchain solutions? While some at last week’s D.C. Blockchain Summit say they suspect the government isn’t sincere, David Treat, a managing director and co-head of Accenture’s Global Blockchain Practice, believes this answer couldn’t be farther from reality. Despite the sometimes heated rhetoric of the nation’s lawmakers on some of […]

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Logistics giant DHL announced it had partnered with Accenture and created a Blockchain-based supply chain prototype March 12. In a joint press release, the two companies presented a trend report for Blockchain in tandem with what appears to be ongoing plans to introduce the technology to global pharmaceutical supply. “DHL and Accenture created a blockchain-based […]

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) is working with the Canadian and Dutch governments to pilot a digital identity project that focuses in part on blockchain. The Known Traveller Digital Identity initiative is aimed at using technologies like blockchain and biometrics to improve the security around international air travel. A prototype, developed in collaboration with professional […]

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Tech giant Microsoft and blockchain alliance Hyperledger have joined blockchain-based digital identity initiative, the ID2020 Alliance. Announced during the World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzerland yesterday, the alliance – which aid agency Mercy Corps and the U.N. International Computing Center have also just joined – aims to improve people’s lives through provision of digital […]

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