Oracle rolls out its own blockchain service

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3290246/blockchain/oracle-rolls-out-its-own-blockchain-service.html#tk.rss_all Oracle wants in on the blockchain-as-a-service game, too. The company on Monday announced the availability of a fully-managed blockchain service over which businesses can automate processes over an immutable electronic … Read more

Here come the first blockchain smartphones: What you need to know

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3289687/blockchain/here-come-the-first-blockchain-smartphones-what-you-need-to-know.html#tk.rss_all After months of speculation, Taiwanese electronics company Huawei Technologies Ltd. (HTC) has confirmed it will be releasing a blockchain-enabled smartphone this year that will allow users to securely store … Read more

Delaware to test blockchain-based business filing system

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3289484/blockchain/delaware-to-test-blockchain-based-business-filing-system.html#tk.rss_all More than half of all U.S. publicly-traded companies – and two-thirds of Fortune 500 firms – are incorporated in Delaware because of its business-friendly laws and well-established corporate legal … Read more

Delaware to test of a blockchain-based business filing system

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3289484/blockchain/delaware-to-test-of-a-blockchain-based-business-filing-system.html#tk.rss_all More than half of all U.S. publicly-traded companies – and two-thirds of Fortune 500 firms – are incorporated in Delaware because of its business-friendly laws and well-established corporate legal … Read more

As bitcoin values slide, high-end GPU prices drop, too

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3288925/computer-hardware/as-bitcoin-values-slide-high-end-gpu-prices-drop-too.html#tk.rss_all The processing power of high-end gaming cards made them ideal for cryptocurrency mining rigs and they were in hot demand when Bitcoin, Ethereum and other digital token prices leaped … Read more

Here’s the latest on when Apple will ship its wireless charger

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3286526/mobile-wireless/here-s-the-latest-on-when-apple-will-ship-its-wireless-charger.html#tk.rss_all It’s approaching a year since Apple announced that it would release its first wireless charger to go along with the first iPhones that could be wirelessly charged. To read … Read more

Supreme Court: Your digital location is protected by the Constitution

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3284425/security/supreme-court-your-digital-location-is-protected-by-the-constitution.html#tk.rss_all The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that access to historical cell-site records of a person’s location based on their mobile phone will require law enforcement to obtain a warrant … Read more

UC Berkeley puts blockchain training online; thousands sign up

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3282791/blockchain/uc-berkeley-puts-blockchain-training-online-thousands-sign-up.html#tk.rss_all UC Berkeley in 2016 saw the potential for teaching about blockchain with a primary focus on bitcoin and the other cryptocurrencies the technology underpins. At the time, about 70 … Read more

Apple wins praise for adding ‘USB Restricted Mode’ to secure iPhones

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3281872/apple-mac/apple-wins-praise-for-adding-usb-restricted-mode-to-secure-iphones.html#tk.rss_all Apple confirmed today it will close a security hole that has allowed law enforcement officials, working with forensic companies, to break into iPhones to retrieve data related to criminal … Read more

Regulatory uncertainty could stymy blockchain adoption

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3279888/blockchain/regulatory-uncertainty-could-stymy-blockchain-adoption.html#tk.rss_all Most C-level executives and high-level IT managers see regulatory complexity as the primary reason more companies are not adopting blockchain distributed ledger technology (DLT), according to a recent survey. … Read more

Apple’s Health Record API released to third-party developers; is it safe?

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3279746/apple-ios/apples-health-record-api-released-to-third-party-developers-is-it-safe.html#tk.rss_all Apple at its Worldwide Developers Conference this week released an API that allows  developers and researchers to create applications that connect to Health Records, a feature released with iOS … Read more

Now, blockchain can turn carbon credits into tokens for trading

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3277207/blockchain/now-blockchain-can-turn-carbon-credits-into-tokens-for-trading.html#tk.rss_all Blockchain, the electronic ledger technology underpinning bitcoin, has been used to address pollution and energy consumption in the past; now it appears poised to attack global warming and deforestation. … Read more

Businesses join to create enterprise standard for blockchain networks

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3273931/blockchain/businesses-join-to-create-enterprise-standard-for-blockchain-networks.html#tk.rss_all A blockchain standards group made up of hundreds of businesses and tech development members has unveiled its first specification for enabling the development of peer-to-peer, decentralized networks explicitly for … Read more

Solving a blockchain conundrum: Biometrics could recover lost encryption keys

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3273429/blockchain/solving-a-blockchain-conundrum-how-biometrics-could-recover-lost-encryption-keys.html#tk.rss_all Blockchain could one day solve the online privacy problem by encrypting or scrambling personally identifiable information and issuing each person a random string of bits – a private key – … Read more

De Beers and other jewelry industry giants create blockchains to verify gems

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3269440/blockchain/de-beers-and-other-jewelry-industry-giants-create-blockchains-to-verify-gems.html#tk.rss_all Leading jewelry companies that have struggled with proving the authenticity of their goods have launched an online distributed ledger based on blockchain to improve global provenance in the diamond and … Read more

SEC decision on Ethereum cryptocurrency could affect others funded by ICOs

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3269875/blockchain/sec-decision-on-ethereum-cryptocurrency-could-affect-others-funded-by-icos.html#tk.rss_all The second most valuable cryptocurrency behind bitcoin, Ethereum, is under regulatory scrutiny by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which is considering whether it should be classified as a … Read more