While the benefits of blockchain seem straight forward, the nuances around implementing it make its future uncertain.
Stories by Lucas Mearian
The distributed ledger technology has already become highly fragmented, making it difficult for companies to push ahead with real-world uses.
CIOs must educate leaders about blockchain opportunities and challenges and continue to develop proofs of concept to test business worthiness.
After indications earlier this year that Apple might be interested in cryptocurrency, an inside executive has confirmed the vendor's interest in digital money.
Deloitte has unveiled a mobile computing platform that can be used to host a blockchain network on a small-scale so companies can test its capabilities.
IBM has partnered with Fortune 500 companies to launch the network, aimed at automating the validation and onboarding of buyers and suppliers.
Salesforce is the latest company to offer customers a managed distributed ledger over which business transactions can be tracked.
Blockchain backers need to stop talking up the tech's intricacies and start detailing real-world business use cases, according to Salesforce's Adam Caplan.
While the coffee chain explores a new tracking system and mobile app, two surveys show that not everyone is fully on board with distributed ledger tech.
Microsoft has announced its first Azure-based, managed blockchain platform using JPM's Quorum enterprise-class distributed ledger technology.
After Apple cancelled plans to launch its AirPower wireless charger more than a year and a half after announcing it, at least one analyst said the company's explanation sounds fishy.
SAP has launched a supply chain tracking service based on blockchain that will enable drug wholesalers to authenticate pharmaceutical packaging.
IBM's Watson Health division has been under fire for not delivering on its promise to use AI to enable smarter, more personalised medicine. But IBM officials maintain that hospitals are seeing benefits.
IBM is moving Watson Cognitive Health to the hybrid cloud to offer greater access to a larger pool of payer and health record information for analytics.
Oracle has announced a suite of SaaS applications based on its Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service for the purpose of tracing and tracking supply chains.