The Forbes has associated with Civil. The media outlet would be publishing its news content on the decentralized network. Reportedly, the Forbes would commence the archiving aspects of the existing content and introduce new methods of reader management. The media outlet would be publishing content metadata to the blockchain and the trail would commence next year.
A recent study conducted by SITA revealed that 59% of airlines would be launching their blockchain program by 2021. The director of SITA Lab, Gustavo Pina commented on the interest for blockchain among airlines, “By collaborating as a single industry, we can smooth that journey and blockchain is one of the technologies that have the potential to make that possible.”
The Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ligure Occidentale, the Port Authority of Genoa, organized a meeting to discuss the integration of the blockchain technology in the transport and logistics sector. The Mayor of Genoa, Marco Bucci, the AdSP President Paolo Emilio Signorini, and an official of the World Economic Forum were present at the event.
The national telecommunication regulatory authority of UK, Ofcom has been awarded $915,000 by the Regulator’s Pioneer Fund for blockchain research in enhancing the UK telephone number management. Ofcom explained in a press release, “We issue blocks of these numbers to telecoms operators, who manage the numbers and movement (porting) of them into and out of their control.”
The Oasis Labs has declared its association with a16zcrypto, Accel, Binance Labs, Polychain Capital, and Pantera Capital aimed at the launch of a program to power privacy-first computing on the blockchain. A partner at Accel stated, “Oasis is taking an important step toward building a vibrant community committed to addressing serious issues.”
Carrefour is to implement blockchain technology to trace the supply of goods such as chickens and eggs. The IBM managing director for Carrefour explained, “We are delighted that Carrefour is joining the group of founder members behind this initiative, so it can play an active role in extending it throughout Europe and the rest of the world.”
An operation management and analytics company named EXL revealed their participation in the Blockchain in Transportation Alliance (BiTA). The Chris Burruss, President of BiTA commented, “We are pleased that EXL has become one of our members and believe its transportation and technology experience will make the company a strong player in helping BiTA develop and deploy blockchain standards.”
The Malta Blockchain Summit is to be held in InterContinental Arena, St. Julian’s, Malta on the 1st and 2nd of November. The event would be featuring conferences, expo floor, a Hackathon, ICO pitch, Blockchain Awards ceremony and a Crypto Cruise. Nearly 4,000 participants, 1,000 investors, and hundred speakers are expected to attend the event.
The official blog post of OKEx updated that its staff members attended a conference in Malta called Delta Summit. Numerous of high-profile speakers in the cryptocurrencies and the blockchain industry have shown their support by participating in the event held in the “blockchain island” and updated that the OKEx management has organized a Global Meetup Tour in Bangkok.
The NIIT Technologies has embraced its blockchain and Alexa application powered by the IATA’s Airline Industry Data Model (AIDM). The integration of blockchain is expected to bring benefits to the aviation sector. As revealed by NIIT Technologies, the Alexa application would provide the passengers with details about their flight, bookings, and others.