Blockchain Tracking System Boosts Sales Of Some Products, Says European Grocer Carrefour

Carrefour, Europe’s largest public grocer by sales, has seen an increase in sales after using blockchain technology to track meat, milk and fruit from farms to stores. Carrefour, a member of IBM’s blockchain food supply chain network, has implemented a blockchain tracking system to improve the traceability of a number of its food products. The system allows all parties involved […]

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Ernst & Young Plans on Using Blockchain to Track Wine Futures

The United Kingdom based professional service company Ernst & Young (EY) offers a blockchain based solution for tracking wine in order to help customers confirm a products’ quality, class, source and validity. Recently, the company revealed that Tattoo was created for Blockchain Wine Pte. Ltd. by means of EY’s OpsChain solution. Scan QR Code for More Information  This particular platform […]

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The Blockchain Industry is Developed with Women in Mind

Whether we like to admit it or not, the technology world has been under male dominance for a long time. Too long it seems. Unlike most of the other technology-based industries, blockchain is raw and unestablished. This is both a promise and a challenge for women in the industry. Blockchain technology is incredibly different from other industries because of how distinctive […]

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Blockchain Market in Italy Estimated at €15 Mln Turnover

The Italian market for cryptocurrency and blockchain technology has positive changing aspects, according to the analysis of the Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Observatory of the Politecnico di Milano. Many individuals, companies, institutions, are waiting for the blockchain opportunities, while others are trying to acquire digital trainings, knowledge and skills to compete favorably in the market. There are interesting indications on […]

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BitPay Partners Refundo To Offer Income Tax Refunds In Bitcoin

Bitcoin and blockchain payment processor BitPay, Inc. is teaming up with tax-related services provider Refundo to offer tax refunds directly to federal and state tax payers in the U.S. in Bitcoin through BitPay’s Payouts. The taxpayer can choose to receive the entire tax refund in Bitcoin, or split the tax refund to receive only a portion of it in Bitcoin […]

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Curated blockchain and cryptocurrency news – Week 40

CryptoNews brings you another week of curated cryptocurrency and blockchain news for your ease of reading. Every week we publish a list of carefully selected and analyzed stories that are, in our eyes, important to the evolution of the blockchain ecosystem. Not everything makes it on that list, so we encourage our community to share their personal favorite stories with […]

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The NSA has been monitoring Bitcoin Users

The U.S National Security Agency has been secretly spying on the Bitcoin blockchain for over five years now. This is according to classified documents that were released by the infamous U.S whistleblower, Edward Snowden. While at first, the surveillance involved monitoring the decentralized ledger for any criminal elements, the NSA later started gathering information about the users such as passwords […]

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