IBM Is Tackling Blood Diamonds With Blockchain

By April 26, 2018, 6:00 AM EDT International Business Machines Corp., a group of four gold and diamond industry companies and an independent laboratory are developing a blockchain network for tracing the provenance of finished pieces of jewelry from mine to store.

How secure is blockchain really?

The whole point of using a blockchain is to let people—in particular, people who don’t trust one another—share valuable data in a secure, tamperproof way. That’s because blockchains store data using sophisticated math and innovative software rules that are extremely difficult for attackers

Shipping Industry Has a Blockchain Problem

This post originally appeared in Money Stuff. Here’s a story about how the shipping industry, which “still relies on millions and millions of paper documents,” is pushing to get shippers, customers, banks, insurers, port authorities and others to stop filling out forms on paper and start