The future of farming: robots, bees and plant jacuzzis

The future of food production lies in our ability to exploit every resource at our disposal, from bots to bees

Can blockchain ease global payments?

Bold claims that blockchain can transform the payments industry, particularly in cross-border transactions, may soon be put to the test

Blockchain is not a silver bullet for fraud prevention

Hailed as a tamper-proof public ledger, blockchain is a welcome weapon in the fight against fraud, but it is not the panacea some believe it to be

Top five cryptocurrency myths

Their early mystique has given rise to many a cryptocurrency myth or misunderstanding which can be easily dispelled

Chief procurement officer: the dream job you’ve never heard of

people sewing in factory, wearing face masks

The role of chief procurement officer is unknown to many outside the profession, but it’s a job with growing importance and appeal

Why insurance companies are embracing blockchain

Aerial view boats

Marine and other insurance policies have a new virtual figurehead to help chart a course through mainly unexplored waters of doing business in an increasingly digital economy

Protecting patents and copyright with blockchain

Imogen Heap speaking at TechCrunch

Global businesses have spotted the potential to stamp out patent and copyright infringements using blockchain technology

The healthcare case for sharing medical data with blockchain

Health services need to improve data-sharing for better patient care, treatment and research outcomes, but whether blockchain is the right facilitator remains to be seen