All posts by Nicholas Say

Nicholas Say was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He has traveled extensively, lived in Uruguay for many years, and currently resides in the Far East. His writing can be found all over the web, with special emphasis placed on realistic development, and the next generation of human technology.


Logistics Blockchain

German Logistics Managers See Value in Blockchain According to Recent Poll

Another survey seems to show that blockchain is catching on in the logistics sector. According to a recent Hermes survey, a significant portion of German logistics managers think that blockchain...

/ November 15, 2018 / 0 Comments
Commodities Blockchain

Black Sea Wheat Latest Commodity to be Traded via Blockchain

Transoil International and Solaris Commodities are the latest companies to use blockchain for commodity trading. The two companies used blockchain to settle the trade of 25,000 metric tons of 11.5...

/ November 14, 2018 / 0 Comments
EU GDPR Blockchain

Private Blockchains Occupy Uncertain Area Under EU GDPR Privacy Regulations

A new study that was undertaken by Queen Mary University of London and the University of Cambridge, UK, came to some interesting conclusions about how blockchain could fit into the...

/ November 13, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain Loan

Major Banks Finalize First Syndicated Blockchain Loan for $150 Million

The syndicated loan market is demonstrating how quickly blockchain is going mainstream. BBVA just closed a $150 million USD syndicated loan for Electrica, the operator of the Spanish national power...

/ November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitfury

Bitcoin Mining Company Bitfury Raises $80mln USD in Closed Funding Round

Despite the ongoing weakness in the crypto sector, Bitfury just raised $80 million USD. According to a recent press release, the crypto mining infrastructure company was able to get investors...

/ November 7, 2018 / 0 Comments
Russia CryptoRuble Coin

Russian Duma Weighs up Creation of “CryptoRuble” State-Backed Stablecoin

The Russian Duma is considering a new Ruble-based stablecoin. According to reports from Russian radio news station Govorit Moskva, the chairman of Russia’s State Duma Committee on Financial Markets announced...

/ November 7, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bank of America Crypto

Bank of America Emerges as Largest Blockchain Patent Holder

If there was a global race to secure blockchain patents, Bank of America would be winning. They currently have 50 approved blockchain patents. This seems like a big vote of...

/ November 7, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain Healthcare

How Blockchain Can Change Healthcare for the Better

Blockchain healthcare solutions could be a long-term trend that is worth watching. Healthcare is a diverse industry that lacks any sort of central record keeping system. In some cases, doctors...

/ November 6, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain Google Searches

Blockchain Google Searches Now More Popular Than Cryptocurrency

The term 'Blockchain' has been popping up in Google searches more often. In fact, it has overtaken the term 'cryptocurrency' consistently in terms of search frequency over the latter half of...

/ November 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

Power Ledger & Kepco Announce Solar-Power Trading Blockchain Program

Kepco, the second-largest Japanese electrical provider, and Power Ledger seem to be making progress together. The two have announced another program that will work on developing a blockchain-based system for...

/ November 6, 2018 / 0 Comments