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Blockchain: transforming the IoT’s security vulnerability into a strategic advantage

The very strength of the IoT has been its undoing — until it met blockchain. What makes the IoT tick is the millions of sensors...

Tech giants and start-ups create IoT Blockchain consortium

A number of companies have joined together to form a consortium that will look to secure IoT apps and infrastructure using Blockchain technology. A meeting...

Blockchain: The ultimate game-changer for IoT security?

The Internet of Things (IoT) has a problem: security. Is Blockchain the answer to all its woes? IoT has burst onto the tech scene in...

Isle of Man aims to renew VC interest in IoT by...

The Isle of Man government wants to get venture capitalists (VCs) interested in IoT again by securing devices using Blockchain. In August, the Isle of...

Happy New Year – and welcome to Blockchain month!

In a new monthly feature, the IoB Editorial team investigate Blockchain and what it means for the Internet of Things. As part of this new...

Blockchain and IoT technologies combine for document authentication

Blockchain firm Factom and Smartac, a company that creates radio-frequency identification (RFID) products for the Internet of Things (IoT), are launching a vital document...

Blockchain and Internet of Things used to make interbank trade

Banks claim to have used Internet of Things and Blockchain technology to make the first cryptocurrency trade after several years of testing. Commonwealth Bank of...

Chronicled merges Blockchain and IoT to test real-world applications

San Francisco-based tech firm Chronicled has opened an Internet of Things (IoT) and Blockchain laboratory in San Francisco to securely test real-world IoT applications. The...

IoT Blockchain alliance to deliver security for connected devices

Guardtime, an industrial Blockchain platform, and Intrinsic-ID, an embedded authentication provider, have announced an alliance to deliver security and governance for the Internet of Things...

IBM invests $200m in Watson IoT HQ

Technology behemoth, IBM, has announced a $200m investment in a new global headquarters for its IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) business in Munich. The investment,...

White House, automotive giant announce smart city investments

The White House plans to invest an extra $80 million into smart city projects, while Wanxiang has said it will use Blockchain to drive...

Isle of Man tests Blockchain to secure IoT devices

The Isle of Man has announced that it will test blockchain technology to see if it can prevent IoT devices from compromise by hackers. The...