The enhanced traceability of digital currencies and internet-connected items will make criminal transactions far more difficult in future.
From the involvement of big players to the game-changing potential of battery technology, the circular economy is still overhauling its thinking.
In the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index, India comes 172nd out of 190 countries for contract enforcement - smart contracts could change that.
With at least 50% of current jobs capable of being automated, will more robots lessen or increase global warming? Car manufacture and agriculture can give us an insight.
Myths and misunderstandings about how to use and benefit from blockchain could disadvantage businesses looking to adopt the emerging technology.
From plastic roads to design that keeps costs, here are the new developments promising to shake up the sometimes-frustrating world of infrastructure.
The great value proposition of blockchain? Enabling collaborative commerce between parties who may not know or trust one another. Blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies can ...
Governments can rebuild trust with citizens by using technology to ensure public contracts are honoured.
Blockchain's ability to circumvent trust issues with intermediaries has been praised. But it still rests on technology with underlying vulnerabilities
Examples from Rwandan drones to Nepalese AI data input show that developing countries don't have to miss out on this industrial revolution.
One of the little talked-about challenges in the blockchain space is the need to communicate effectively to an audience that encompasses wildly divergent needs. While entrepreneurs, devel...
The much-hyped distributed ledger technology is still in its early stages and limitations remain.
When a country or a company makes a promise to reduce carbon emissions, respect fishing quotas or cut toxic output, how can we be sure they'll keep their word?
Single windows can significantly reduce admin processes for trade partners – but they've traditionally suffered with a number of tricky pain points. Until blockchain came along, that is.
George Lwanda argues that the best way to revive economic growth in Zimbabwe would be to abandon a government-run monetary system altogether and invest in a transparent cryptocurrency.