Increasing adoption of cryptocurrencies will bring markets, institutions and infrastructure together in a multi-polar, complex and interconnected world, writes Axel Lehmann of UBS.
The secure ledger will give consumers control of their energy requirements and consumption.
A new study from Nature looks at the energy required to digitally mine Bitcoin compared to physically mining rare elements.
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It can save public and financial institutions billions, while introducing greater accountability, policing corruption and enabling more people to access money.
Courts in the Fourth Industrial Revolution will involve virtual supply chains, blockchain-encoded smart contracts, AI-enabled judges and lawyers, and digital currency-based fines and paym...
From enhancing transparency to lowering transaction costs, here are some of the ways blockchain can play its part as we bid to meet the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
Blockchain could be a a wild card that disrupts the way we tackle climate change and other environmental challenges.
The era of the 'paper monster' is over: new analysis shows that distributed ledgers will drastically reduce waste, delays and fraud in global trade.
Long waits and air travel go hand-in-hand. But new technologies promise the best of both worlds: top-notch security and a much-improved experience for travellers.
The process of mining cryptocurrencies currently relies on energy from polluting sources. Using excess power from renewable sources instead could convert waste to value and reduce financi...
China is leading the way in a number of industries, whether it's the next generation of mobile internet, robotics, electric cars or even carbon trading.
Distributed energy resources will play a central role in modernizing our electricity grids toward a low-cost, low-carbon energy future, and blockchain will play an essential role in their...
The pilot project in the centre of Thailand's capital is among the world's largest peer-to-peer renewable energy trading platforms using blockchain.
Everything you need to know about Blockchain - and what's coming next.