Zebpay CEO Looks to Convince Warren Buffet to Invest in Bitcoin and Ethereum

Rahul Pagidipati, who is a renowned business personality, investor, and attorney, is gearing up to plan a second innings for crypto exchange, Zebpay which shined as India’s biggest Bitcoin trading platform before its closure in 2018. The leader is channelizing and striving hard to strategize a comeback for the crypto exchange by convincing his pal Warren Buffett to invest his funds in Bitcoin and Ethereum. Warren Buffett is an American businessman and philanthropist. He […]

How Blockchain Could Save the Music Industry from the Threat of Technology

Sharelines Did you know that there was a time, not so long ago, when the only way to listen to music was live and in-person? No, I’m not talking about a live stream from your favorite band on Facebook or YouTube, but listening to the music at a venue congregated alongside a small or large group of similarly-minded folks who liked the same kind of music you did. In pre-historic times like the year […]

Swiss Real Estate Company Closes A $134 Million Deal Using Blockchain

A building on the prestigious Banhofstrasse in Zurich, Switzerland was successfully tokenized and sold on the blockchain today. The new owner of the building is Swiss real estate investment company BrickMarket. The company has issued bond-backed crypto tokens that figuratively represent “shares” of ownership in the building,. Those tokens are for sale to individuals who want to cut themselves in on earning some of the building’s rental income and benefit from any rise in […]

How Blockchain Can Address Food Waste And Hunger

According to the World Food Program (via KPMG ), 821 million people — nearly 1 in 9 on the planet — go to bed on an empty stomach. At the same time, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization reports that around 14% of the world’s food is lost before reaching the retail level — this can happen in on-farm activities, storage and transportation. So, on one hand we have nearly a billion people who […]

 

 

 

Hagebau Reduces IT Landscape Complexity with Infor

Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, announced it has been chosen by hagebau Handelsgesellschaft für Baustoffe mbH & Co. KG to set the course for its digitization strategy. The hagebau Group, the leading distributor for the construction and building materials industries making €6.3 billion net revenue per year, has opted for Infor CloudSuite Distribution Enterprise.

The cloud-based ERP solution is designed specifically for wholesale distributors and includes predefined industry solutions for micro-verticals including building materials, wood and tiles, as well as the hagebau retail shops. By implementing Infor’s cloud solution, the hagebau Group will harmonize its current 270 ERP instances and reduce the complexity of its IT landscape.

Infor CloudSuite Distribution Enterprise helps support all processes from the capture of multi-channel customer orders through inventory and warehouse management to finance and purchasing across the group’s 1,750 locations and eight European markets. With Infor, the group’s organizations benefit from uniform structures and workflows, especially with regard to purchasing, as well as faster, group-wide application deployment to better respond to changing market conditions.

2019 Will Go Down as the Year of Blockchain-Based Food Supply Management

As we approach the end of 2019, it’s clear that the year in distributed ledgers was marked by a sharp increase in the practical application of blockchain-based tracking technologies worldwide, highlighted by applications in the supply chains used by major supermarkets and grocery stores. A major player in this new wave of development has been IBM’s Food Trust platform. Initially making its debut in late 2018, the platform had already signed on several food […]

 

 

Samsung Files Patent for ‘Programmable Blockchain Solid State Drive’

South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung has filed a patent for a blockchain-enabled Solid State Drive (SSD). “Programmable blockchain solid state drive and switch” Local industry news outlet Decenter reported on Sept. 3 that Samsung applied for the “programmable blockchain solid state drive and switch” patent on Jan. 15 and that it has been published on Feb. 2. Details of the newly designed system are sparse, but it will reportedly be used to improve […]

Businesses can now claim their trademark blockchain domains, before it’s too late

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Unstoppable Domains is giving trademark holders until October 15 to claim their “uncensorable” web domains before they are immutably etched on-chain. If they’re not your keys, it’s not your website. Unstoppable Domains , a San Francisco-based company that offers “uncensorable” websites through the Zilliqa blockchain , today announced a “sunrise period” lasting from now until October 15 to give trademark holders the opportunity to claim their non-custodial .zil domain. Claiming domains now will allow […]

 

Amazon hints at putting advertising data on a new blockchain

Internet retail giant Amazon is looking for a software engineer to put advertising data on the blockchain, according to a recent job posting on LinkedIn . The online retailer is looking for a senior software engineer to work in its “Advertising FinTech team focused on a blockchain ledger,” the job listing reads. Amazon says the successful individual will define the architectural direction of what is currently an untapped area of Amazon‘s advertising business. “This […]

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VeChain Releases Blockchain-Encrypted Wine Bottles For Australian Winemaker

Public enterprise blockchain platform VeChain has partnered with Autralian winemaker Penfolds to release a case of blockchain-encrypted wine bottles for sale, as part of its Wine Traceability Platform (WTP) initiative. More specifically, the launch of Penfolds Bin 407 in July marks the beginning of VeChain’s WTP phase 2, per a press release from VeChain on Aug. 6. The bottles from this case are reportedly available at the Waigaoqiao International Alcohol Exhibition & Trading Center, […]