Without secure records of property ownership, many poor people around the world have trouble improving their economic situations. Several countries are already trying blockchain-based land registries.
After Brexit, politicians hope that technology can help us avoid a hard border in Ireland.
The fate of Bitcoin’s fate is highly unpredictable and dependent on what governments will do in the future.
The technology behind blockchain remains a mystery to many, but the it shares many common features with the popular online encyclopedia with which most web users are very familiar.
Law presumes that commercial contracts are intended to be legally binding, even where computers play a part in the bargain.
The technology underlying Bitcoin is starting to spread its wings.
A new survey reveals that firms are only slowly adapting to advances in financial technology, even as CFO optimism rises.
The evolution of cryptocurrency and how it is replacing modern cash.
Sensors that monitor everything a self-driving vehicle does can help determine who is responsible in the case of an accident – the manufacturer, the service centre or the vehicle owner.
This episode is all about bitcoin. Will it be the currency of the future? Who’s trying to capitalise on the legal loopholes of cryptocurrencies? And is it possible to make mining them more green.
More connected devices means more vulnerability to cyberattacks. Is there a cheap, easy and secure way to protect the internet and the world?
Blockchain technology is flourishing in an open-source environment, which raises the question of whether current intellectual property laws are the best tools to foster innovation.
There’s no magic fix in sight for the amount of energy gobbled by cryptocurrency miners – but at least the method used is relatively secure.
Crypto billionaires enjoy their Caribbean playground but poorer locals with little knowledge of the tech are excluded.
While sovereign governments need to develop coherent frameworks to regulate cryptocurrency, permanent solutions will be found through international co-operation.
DNA marketplaces powered by the blockchain and new cryptocurrency tokens promise to let you profit from your own genome.
Flaws in manufacturing processes can cause chip flaws like Spectre and Meltdown – and blockchain technology may offer a solution.
Cryptocurrencies encompass a wide range of technologies, communities and uses. Not all of them are taken seriously.
Blockchain is now helping to bring much-needed transparency to the global tuna industry, which has been prone to corruption, human slavery and unsustainable fishing practices.
Kodak's new blockchain and cryptocurrency hint at a new kind of intellectual property, one that doesn't need a government to enforce property rights.