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JPlay & DGames bring blockchain to eSports
JPlay is one of the world’s first blockchain-powered eSports platforms, launched this month in Taipei, Taiwan.
08 Nov 2018
Will blockchain be the next big thing in the healthcare sector?
"Organisations within the healthcare sphere are likely to take an ‘adopt with caution’ approach to the use of blockchain."
06 Nov 2018
Inside NZ’s first blockchain trade for meat exports
“We’re exporting to 40 different countries and being able to use a blockchain platform removes the weak spots and ensures the integrity of the data."
02 Nov 2018
Aussie blockchain firm Power Ledger wins XTC 2018
An Australian blockchain firm scooped up first place at the Extreme Tech Challenge at Sir Richard Branson’s private island in the British Virgin Islands.
29 Oct 2018
Is blockchain a solution to IoT security problems?
Could using blockchain to trace and authenticate IoT data, regardless of what that data is be the answer to the problems plaguing the Internet of Things?
29 Oct 2018
Oracle unveils business-ready blockchain applications
Oracle Blockchain Applications enable customers to track products through the supply chain on a distributed ledger.
26 Oct 2018
Blockchain could be everywhere by 2025, research shows
Worldwide analysis of leading organisations implementing blockchain demonstrates the technology’s potential to transform supply chains across the globe.
19 Oct 2018
Gartner’s top 10 tech trends for 2019
Gartner has released a list of what it sees as the most important strategic tech trends to be aware of in the quickly upcoming year.
16 Oct 2018
Blockworks Hackfest celebrates 2018 winners
"Kiwis are world famous innovators and this was very evident at the hackfest - ideas flew, solutions were created and we had a lot of fun."
12 Oct 2018
Health beyond borders: How can blockchain transform medical tourism?
In the wake of rising blockchain popularity, the medical tourism industry is bound to be among the top beneficiaries.
12 Oct 2018
Waikato businesses great at ideation but stumble at commercialisation, says expert
The Waikato might be one of the best at producing innovative ideas, but it’s not so good at commercialising them.
08 Oct 2018
CreativeHQ & Centrality launch blockchain accelerator programme
Using Creative HQ’s Lightning Lab, the Centrality Accelerator will support ventures to become business-ready and trained for success.
04 Oct 2018
All aboard the blockchain train: Academic says NZ needs to catch up fast
Cryptocurrencies are here to stay, but New Zealand is not as innovative and agile as we like to think.
28 Sep 2018
Transform responsibly - CompTIA’s top 10 tech trends
From IoT to AI, these innovations have the greatest potential to make near-term impacts on business, but CompTIA warns to approach them with care.
17 Sep 2018
Hydro66 appoints new exec to support blockchain investments
A new executive role has been created to support the company's ambitions to take advantage of the opportunities present in the blockchain markets.
06 Sep 2018
Meet Amino, the NZ computing network with huge blockchain goals
You don’t have to look far to find local tech firms that are taking on blockchain and turning it into commercial potential.
05 Sep 2018
Singapore startup uses blockchain to balance market research with user data
Not only will it allow businesses to gain access to market research data, but it will allow consumers to retain ownership of their data and its value.
04 Sep 2018
Tech Futures Lab launches Digital Suitcase to upskill everyday adults
Digital Suitcase is an online platform that teaches everyday adults digital knowledge that they need to thrive in the digital world.
31 Aug 2018
Exclusive: Solving blockchain’s regulatory issues
"Complying with a complex web of regulations is a prohibitively daunting proposition for many businesses."
23 Aug 2018
Digital natives love the blockchain because they trust it
The younger ‘digital native’ generation may turn out to be blockchain’s driving force in years to come, argues Dentacoin's Donika Kraeva.
22 Aug 2018
Gartner Hype Cycle: Five technology trends critical to business longevity
These technologies promise to deliver a competitive advantage over the next 10 years.
21 Aug 2018
Exclusive: What will it take for blockchain to achieve mass adoption?
With the technology and its applications still an enigma to most, blockchain has a long way to go before it’s mature enough for many use cases.
17 Aug 2018
Exclusive: How blockchain solves a seemingly unsolvable problem
"Since the blockchain natively facilitates transactions from one peer to another, it cuts out the middlemen that create friction."
15 Aug 2018
How blockchain can foster initiative
"As blockchain technology continues to develop, new domains and industries will emerge."
13 Aug 2018