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Starbucks to Track Coffee Production with Blockchain

The US coffee chain giant, Starbucks, will be utilizing Microsoft’s Azure blockchain service to track coffee production, as reported by GeekWire.  Starbucks’ technological and digital innovation  Starbucks has been at the forefront of innovation and digital initiatives for some time now. Speaking back in 2017, Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson said that “No traditional brick-and-mortar retailer is better positioned to navigate and flourish …

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Lambos, Cryptos and Mooning

Lambo  The Lambo phenomenon is nothing else but the event of having earned so much cryptos that you can afford a Lamborghini. Lamborghini stands for new money, and in this case, cryptocurrencies, a lot of them.  This is why, “Lambo” is connected to another crypto term, “mooning.”  Mooning  Mooning which refers to the moon and cryptocurrencies skyrocketing, means exactly …

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Fidelity Investments to Offer Bitcoin Trading

Fidelity Investments will be buying and selling Bitcoin for institutional customers in the coming weeks, according to an article by Bloomberg.  One of the largest asset managers in the world, Fidelity is taking the lead by entering the digital currencies’ field and offering “over-the-counter trade execution and order routing for Bitcoin.” Fidelity will not target retail investors, but institutional ones, as following a study released …

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What is an API?

APIs are the latest most talked about term in tech, as everyone from Google to Facebook and Apple are using them to deliver their latest solutions to the public and to connect people to businesses through innovative platforms.  As internet traffic is increasingly distributed towards apps and devices, it is very interesting to see how APIs …

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IMF and World Bank Launch Learning Coin

The International Monetary Fund(IMF) and the World Bank have launched a private blockchain and a crypto token called “Learning Coin” to examine blockchain technology. The news is not surprising as both institutions have expressed their interest in digital currencies. IMF’s chief Christine Lagarde has called for the exploration of bank digital currencies (CBDCs) in order to …

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Blockchain Gets Cool with Wien Energie Refrigerator

A blockchain-operated fridge is the first ever to be developed by Wien Energie and Bosch, according to a  press release.   On Wednesday 3 April, Austrian power supplier Wien Energie announced that in cooperation with multinational engineering and electronics company, Bosch, it has developed, for the first time, a blockchain refrigerator that will help consumers control electricity consumption.   The project aims to “turn households into active participants in the electricity market” and to “increase consumer interest in …

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Blockchain to be used by Russian Gazprom

Blockchain technology is going to be used for the automation of gas supplies by Russian state-owned gas company Gazprom, according to Cointelegraph.  The news broke after local finance news outlet Vestifinance reported that Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev met the head of Gazprom, Alexey Miller, where they discussed the use of blockchain in the development of various applications. The Prime Minister was …

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Binance Chain Launches Its Mainnet

Binance Chain has launched its mainnet and will execute mainnet swap on April 23rd, according to its announcement.  The world’s top-ranked crypto exchange, Binance, had announced the launch of its blockchain back in December 2018, in a tweet, where it said: “Binance is pushing for blockchain adoption and doing many things to help advancement of the industry. E.g. we will have the Binance chain ready in the coming months, on which millions …

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Swiss Hotel to Accept Bitcoin

Zurich’s 1899 grand architectural monument, the Dolder Grand, has just got transported into the 21st century by accepting bitcoin payments. The Swiss hotel, whose rooms have welcomed statesmen, celebrities and royalty, including Henry Kissinger, John Wayne, Sophia Loren and Prince Charles, is also opening its doors to cryptopayments.  After a series of renovations and challenges, the Dolder Grand has decided …

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ICC Pushes for Blockchain Adoption

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) will enable the use of blockchain technology among its millions of businesses to benefit from its application and allow them to monitor various stages of production.  The ICC has partnered with Perlin, a Singapore-based blockchain startup, to explore how blockchain can support ICC’s work. Perlin will be the official technology partner and will initially offer free access to its blockchain platform.  John W.H. …

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