• Many impersonators out there, but there was only one Elvis who could have these IDs (via Pixabay).
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    Blockchain falling behind as digital ID users grow towards 5 billion

    A report from Juniper Research said blockchain will control no more than 10% of digital identity in five years

    The number of government-issued digital IDs will grow to 5 billion over the next five years, but blockchain-based products are behind the curve and will not be a big part of the solution, according to a new research report.

  • As cool as this may seem, trading power on the blockchain should hopefully not look like this (via Pixabay).
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    Fujitsu’s blockchain project lets consumers trade electricity with each other

    B-to-B sales by power customers can take the strain off the grid and encourage green energy production

    A new blockchain-based energy trading platform that encourages corporate energy consumers to trade power among themselves when the grid is strained by high demand led to a 40 percent improvement in efficiency in a simulation, Japanese multinational Fujitsu announced on Jan. 30.