You currently don’t own or control your electronic medical records (EMRs), healthcare providers do. Israel-based blockchain start-up Proof Work aims to give control over your EMR to you.
Encryption software market is estimated to reach US $12.96 billion by 2022, and encryption hardware market, a whopping US $413.85 billion! However, quantum computers can make the existing underlying technology irrelevant, and entirely new encryption technology may be needed.
Unethical cryptocurrency mining by taking over unsuspecting user’s computer is a growing trend. A concerted response is needed from the communities and businesses concerned to counter this threat.
Criminals have used the anonymity offered by Bitcoin to fund their illegal activities, almost since its inception. Bitfury is launching an Analytics solution to put an end to it.
70% of small and medium enterprises all over the world lack access to credit, and it is an opportunity gap of US $ 2 trillion. Lithuania-based Debitum Network will solve this with the help of blockchain technology.
For three-and-half years, the Government of India (GoI) is prosecuting its war against corruption. GoI is exploring blockchain as a tool for this, and there are encouraging signs that it could be really useful.
An estimated 2 billion people in the world have no access to banking services, and miss the various benefits having a bank account offers. The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation has launched a blockchain-powered mobile payment platform to enable them to access banking services.
Fishing industry is plagued by illegal fishing, over-exploitation of stocks, and slavery in several parts of the world. World Wildlife Fund is spearheading a blockchain project that will soon change that.
Healthcare providers currently sell anonymized form of your DNA data to pharmaceutical companies, but you don’t make any money out of it. Thanks to blockchain-powered DNA data marketplaces, that will change.
Booking.com or Airbnb.com currently charge an average 20% of each booking as commission, when a traveler books a hotel using these marketplaces. LockChain.co will soon change that with their 0%-commission travel marketplace, aided by blockchain technology.