Tag: blockchain

Miscellaneous, Public Works

Pharmacy, University Launch Blockchain Consortium to Reclaim Medical Waste

June 4, 2019

Via: Waste360

Good Shepherd Pharmacy and Lipscomb University’s College of Pharmacy have launched a nationwide consortium of prescription repositories, healthcare organizations and higher education institutions to reclaim medications and track prescription waste. The nonprofit Good Shepherd Pharmacy and Lipscomb University have joined […]

Miscellaneous, Public Works

Could Blockchain Help Save the Planet from Plastic Waste?

January 7, 2019

Via: Waste360

One Norwegian startup called Empower believes it can convince consumers to take the kind of action needed to significantly reduce plastic pollution. Forbes has taken an in-depth look at how the company believes it can solve the plastic waste problem […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

6 utility trends to look out for in 2019

January 4, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

The electric utility industry is abuzz with terms like blockchain and hosting capacity analysis. While the industry is certainly likely to hear more about these topics in the coming year, applications will likely be isolated to a few states in […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

For Utilities Exploring Blockchain, There’s Beauty in the Mundane

September 12, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Peer-to-peer energy trading could completely flip the electricity delivery model. But before that arrives, energy companies may use blockchain for less flashy applications, like tracking equipment and building materials through their chain of custody. They may also use distributed ledgers […]

Social Services

Big brands are now using blockchain to fight ad fraud and fake views

February 15, 2018

Via: TNW

Remember when advertising was simple? That all changed when the industry became a digital one. Now that more and more ads are shown on mobile devices, advertisers cannot be sure if every impression they pay for is shown to the […]