Tag Archives: IoT

Adoption of Blockchain to Secure IoT Doubled in 2018, Says Gemalto

The use of blockchain technology to help secure internet of things data, services and devices doubled last year, according to a recent survey by digital security firm Gemalto. In a report published Tuesday, the firm said blockchain adoption in the IoT sector grew from 9 percent to 19 percent in 2018, even though the industry is still awaiting regulation… Read More »

Altcoins Daily Preview: IOTA Bullish, Cardano’s ADA out of Top 10

Latest IOTA News Harm van den Brink together with fellows from ElaadNL and Enexis now have a proof of concept system demonstrating that it is actually possible to build an autonomous self-balancing smart grid network powered by IOTA.  In this new machine to machine, smart self balancing grid, the IOTA network allows for secure exchange of data. Additionally,… Read More »

Bosch Boosts IOTA With New Device Connectivity For IoT Data Collection

Multinational engineering and electronics giant Bosch recently highlighted a new device connectivity method which will work with the Iota marketplace, among other things, for real-time IoT (Internet of Things) data collection and sales.Data Collection for the IOTA MarketplaceIn a recent blog post the firm opened with a quote from 1999 from Nobel Prize winner Milton Friedman extolling the… Read More »

Hitachi and India’s Largest Gov’t-Owned Bank Partner on Major Digital Payments Platform

Hitachi Payments has partnered with the State Bank of India (SBI) to establish a nationwide digital payments platform, according to a press release published by Hitachi Oct. 29. Under the aegis of the government’s “Digital India” campaign, Hitachi will provide SBI with solutions including its Internet-of-Things (IoT) platform “Lumada,” which was implemented as the base platform for a… Read More »

New Energy Efficient Samsung Chips Could Benefit Crypto Miners

Samsung’s production wing, Samsung Foundry, has launched a new production process of its 7-nanometer (nm) Low Power Plus (7LPP) process node, which could reduce its energy consumption by up to 50 percent, according to an official press release Oct. 18. The new process, based on extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography technology, makes the new 7LPP chips more dense (area… Read More »

BlackBerry Introduces Blockchain-Backed Platform Focused on Healthcare Services

As part of its pivot into security and computing, software company and former smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry has released a blockchain-powered platform. The new product  focuses on the healthcare field, according to a press release published Oct. 4. Per the announcement, BlackBerry has partnered with technology firm ONEBIO to develop a blockchain-backed “ultra-secure” ecosystem. The system is designed for… Read More »

IOTA Support on The Ledger Nano S is a Possibility In the Next Few Weeks

In a recent twitter announcement by IOTA NEWS, the publication announced that there has been progress in supporting IOTA (MIOTA) on the famous hardware wallet known as Ledger Nano S. The October 3rd tweet went on to include a time frame of the next few weeks as to when software development will be completed. The development of supporting #IOTA… Read More »

Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work Can Be Made More Efficient, IBM Research Claims

Proof-of-work (PoW), the consensus mechanism that secures bitcoin and numerous other cryptocurrency blockchains, has given the technology a reputation for hogging energy. Indeed, a commonly advanced argument is that an army of specialized computers all racing to solve some arbitrary math problem can wind up using as much electricity as a small country. However, scientists from IBM Research, the… Read More »

Russian State Nuclear Corporation to Develop Blockchain for ‘Increased Efficiency’

Russian state nuclear energy corporation (Rosatom) will develop “advanced” digital technologies, such as blockchain, according to Rosatom IT department head Evgeniy Abakumov, cited by corporate outlet Strana Rosatom Monday, October 1. As per Abakumov, Rosatom intends to focus on three areas of new technologies, namely blockchain, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things (IoT). “We are committed to… Read More »