By allowing digital information to be distributed without being copied, blockchain technology creates the backbone of a new type of internet. Originally invented for crypto-coin technology, the tech community is now finding other potential uses for the technology.

FinTech Consortium, Detroit FinTech Bay Launch Partnership With UM Finance Center

 DETROIT – Fintech Consortium and Detroit FinTech Bay have launched a partnership with the Center for Smart Infrastructure Finance at the University of Michigan to offer a global online certificate program in InfraTech that will be promoted through the Fintech Consortium’s hub locations in Detroit, Silicon Valley, Singapore and Bahrain. The Center is a cofounder

By |2019-10-04T15:41:55-04:00October 4th, 2019|Blockchain, New Products / Contracts|

Detroit FinTech Bay To Share Space At TechTown With Detroit Blockchain Center

DETROIT – Detroit FinTech Bay announced that it will welcome the Detroit Blockchain Center as a resident within its space in TechTown Detroit. Additionally, Detroit FinTech Bay’s first board of advisors is announced. Entrepreneurs and leaders from financial institutions, corporations, community groups and academia make up the group’s membership. Partnership with Detroit Blockchain Center Co-founded

By |2019-09-06T17:46:52-04:00September 6th, 2019|Blockchain, New Products / Contracts|

Wayne State, Amesite Partner To Offer Professional Certificates In AI And Blockchain

ANN ARBOR - Amesite has partnered with Wayne State University on a new online professional certificate programs to advance knowledge and skill in artificial intelligence and blockchain. These six-week programs are tailored to engineers seeking the latest innovations and applications of this technology, or professionals in other fields — law, health care, accounting or business —

By |2019-03-06T18:28:46-05:00March 6th, 2019|Blockchain, IoT|

Blockchain Voting Offers Security, Transparency And Efficiency

ANN ARBOR - As concerns mount about possible Russian interference in U.S. elections, blockchain technology appears to be getting a second look at the ballot box. That is, electoral committees are viewing the blockchain as a way to ensure election integrity. Blockchain voting use-cases continue to attract media attention, as countries and organizations explore the

By |2019-01-29T16:44:59-05:00January 29th, 2019|Blockchain, IoT|

Blockchain Promises To Remove Patient Data Silos

ANN ARBOR - Healthcare specialists increasingly view blockchain technology as a way to streamline the myriad Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) populating the industry. At present, these HIEs are hindering the development of a more interoperable records system. In essence, they serve as information silos created by vendors hoping to lock-in their customers. As a recent Forbes article put it

By |2019-01-27T13:58:07-05:00January 27th, 2019|Blockchain, IoT|

Digital Business Forcing Infrastructure Services From the Cloud Beyond The Edge

EGHAM, U.K. — Digital business initiatives are forcing infrastructure service providers to expand their offerings beyond edge computing technologies in order to deliver digital touchpoint services, according to Gartner Inc. A digital touchpoint can be any kind of interaction with a digital device, product or service. For example, when an individual has a Q&A session

By |2018-11-27T15:02:00-05:00November 27th, 2018|Blockchain, IoT|

Why Bakkt Is A Game Changer For Cryptocurrency

NEW YORK – The much-hyped Bakkt, the brainchild of the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange, called the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), will launch its Bitcoin futures platform in December, according to a document released this week. Bakkt is a new cryptocurrency platform proposed by Jeff Sprecher, the founder, chairman, and CEO of ICE.

By |2018-10-27T15:23:02-04:00October 27th, 2018|Blockchain, IoT|

Blockchain Platform Swytch Rewards Environmental Sustainability

AUSTIN, Texas – For the past three decades, national governments throughout the world have sought to reduce carbon dioxide gas emissions using various financial incentives. Although a well-known factor in climate change, most of these efforts have failed. Enter Swytch, a blockchain-based platform that tracks CO2 emissions and verifies the impact sustainability efforts have on them

By |2018-10-05T13:40:09-04:00October 5th, 2018|Blockchain|

Blockchain Startup Makes Vermont First State To Embrace Crypto Currency For Land, Public Records Payments

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt.  - Vermont has a law on the books that supports the development of blockchain businesses, the first state to embrace crypto currency for land and other public records, holding the promise to make government more efficient and save taxpayers’ money. Two years in the making, Senate Bill 269, now Act 205, requires

By |2018-09-07T12:30:11-04:00September 7th, 2018|Blockchain|

New York VC-Backed Blockchain Company Building 37,000 Acre Wind Farm In Sahara

DAKHLA, Morocco - Soluna, a blockchain company, is building a 37,000 acre wind farm in the Western Sahara, one of the windiest regions in the world, to provide 900-megawatts of power for a data center to support blockchain networks around the world. Construction will start in 2019 and is scheduled to be completed in five

By |2018-08-15T19:22:10-04:00August 15th, 2018|Blockchain|