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September 15, 2017   |   MIT Technology Review

Who Will Build the Health-Care Blockchain?

Decentralized databases promise to revolutionize medical records, but not until the health-care industry buys in to the idea and gets to work.

August 31, 2017   |   GenomeWeb

Despite Hype, Blockchain Remains Mostly Theoretical in Precision Medicine

With all the talk about how blockchain technology might finally represent the breakthrough in interoperability and security that precision medicine needs, actual usage of blockchain in life sciences research and clinical practice so far has been hard to find.

July 12, 2017   |   Distributed

Driving the Future of Blockchains — Part 3

Entering the Ride-Sharing Environment

With transportation ushering in a new period of innovation and a new, evolving automotive ecosystem turning car-generated data into valuable products and services, the self-driving ecosystem is poised to have a huge impact not only on the new ride-sharing environment, but also on the technical and architectural enablers within the automotive industry.

  • Auto
  • Blockchain
  • blockchain platform
  • GemOS
July 12, 2017   |   Jaxenter

Interview series with blockchain influencers — Final Part

Disruption may be an unavoidable reality: Is blockchain the new status quo?

It’s safe to say that blockchain is not going away, so people working in tech should have (at least) a base-level understanding of how this technology works. In the final part of our interview series, we dissect the IMF’s piece The Internet of Trust and discuss the lessons the IT world can learn from the blockchain technology.

  • Blockchain
  • GemOS
July 10, 2017   |   Los Angeles Business Journal

L.A. Ventures Forge Links to Blockchain

A budding blockchain hub in Los Angeles is gaining traction as digital currencies such as bitcoin heat up amid a wave of speculation.

Companies such as Venice-based Gem are already in the process of developing applications to undercut established business practices using blockchain, which is essentially a ledger that allows the reconciliation of transactions between two or more parties without the need of a centralized system.

  • Auto
  • Blockchain
  • GemOS
  • Insurance
  • Startup
  • Technology
July 6, 2017   |   Distributed

Driving the Future of Blockchains — Part 2

The New Mobility Ecosystem

Cars now generate data about how they are used, where they are and who is behind the wheel.

With greater proliferation of shared mobility, progress in powertrain electrification, car autonomy and vehicle connectivity, the amount of data from vehicles will grow exponentially, raising a key question: How might industry players in the evolving automotive ecosystem turn car-generated data into valuable products and services? More importantly, where does the architecture lie to permission and secure that data?

  • Auto
  • Blockchain
  • Insurance
  • supply chain
July 5, 2017   |   Jaxenter

Interview series with blockchain influencers — Part 3

Setting the course for a world without middlemen? 9 Blockchain influencers weigh in on this possibility.

Will blockchain eliminate the middleman? Can it do that? Should it do that? These are just a few questions that hover over the technology behind Bitcoin. In the third part of our interview series, our nine experts talk about the connection between blockchain and the rise in cyber attacks and the elimination of the middlemen.

  • Blockchain
June 28, 2017   |   Jaxenter

Interview series with blockchain influencers — Part 2

Is blockchain the land of milk and honey? 9 experts share their concerns

Is the blockchain just a hype? Can it offer an exponential benefit above other existing technologies? In the second part of our interview series, our nine experts talk about their concerns, the advantages of this technology, the obstacles to experimenting with it and the industries that cannot be disrupted by the blockchain.

  • Blockchain
June 28, 2017

Driving the Future of Blockchains — Part 1

From Car to Super Computer

It is becoming clear that the fundamental concepts of car ownership, ridership and even the physical asset of the automobile itself are about to transform, particularly with the horizon of fully-autonomous vehicles now estimated to become a market reality in 2020.

  • Auto
  • Blockchain
  • Insurance
  • supply chain
June 21, 2017   |   Jaxetner

Interview series with blockchain influencers — Part 1

Can blockchain transform the world?

Douglas Adams got it all wrong, it seems. The answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything is not 42 — it’s blockchain, some will argue. Can the technology behind Bitcoin transform the world or should we take it with a grain of salt? We invited seven blockchain influencers to weigh in on its value and look beyond the hype.

  • Blockchain