Tag Archives: Blockchain

Why Ford Believes Blockchain Can Help Fight Child Labor

Automotive giant Ford has entered a partnership with IBM, Huayou Cobalt, and LG Chem to build a blockchain platform to monitor the supply of cobalt from the Democratic Republic of Congo as part of an attempt to ensure that child labor does not make up any part of its supply chain. Continue reading Why Ford Believes Blockchain Can Help Fight Child Labor

Rising Blockchain Developer Salaries May Not Mean Increasing Crypto Activity

Despite the 80 percent correction in the crypto market, blockchain developers are making $130,000 to $180,000 a year. But, the rising salaries of blockchain developers do not necessarily translate to an increase in developer activity in the crypto sector. Continue reading Rising Blockchain Developer Salaries May Not Mean Increasing Crypto Activity

Banking Giant HSBC’s Blockchain Platform Processed $250 Billion in Forex in 2018

International banking giant HSBC settled $250 billion of forex trades using blockchain technology in 2018. The company has revealed the figure in a press release quoted by the Financial Times (FT) Jan. 14. Continue reading Banking Giant HSBC’s Blockchain Platform Processed $250 Billion in Forex in 2018

Israel’s Top Cargo Shipping Firm Zim Opens Blockchain Platform to All Clients

Israel’s largest cargo shipping company Zim has opened its blockchain platform for electronic bills of lading (eB/Ls) to all clients in selected trades. Global shipping news outlet TradeWinds reported the news today, Jan. 14. Continue reading Israel’s Top Cargo Shipping Firm Zim Opens Blockchain Platform to All Clients