Tags Blockchain

Los Angeles announces blockchain pitch competition

by • 2 days ago

"Block Tank LA" will feature four entrepreneurs competing for more than $50,000 and a chance to pilot their ideas with the city.

Utah County, Utah, begins review of mobile-app votes

by • 2 weeks ago

Officials said the participation rate in an August election by overseas voters who used a mobile app was far higher than in-county residents who voted by mail.

West Virginia and Denver say mobile voting pilots increased turnout

by • 1 month ago

New research credits the Voatz app with slightly boosting ballots cast by overseas voters, but other reports raise questions about the reliability of online voting.

Blockchain-encrypted mobile voting comes to Utah

by • 2 months ago

Utah County is the latest jurisdiction to collect ballots using a blockchain-encrypted mobile app that's been tested out in recent elections in West Virginia and Denver.

New Jersey touts 'first' innovation training platform for state government

by • 3 months ago

The Innovation Skills Accelerator will put state workers through a 10-course program to prepare them for deeper in-person training around topics including AI and blockchain.

Nevada lawmakers approve four blockchain bills

by • 3 months ago

New legislation is hoped to encourage innovative uses of the record-keeping technology by the public and inside government itself.

Colorado hires 'blockchain solution architect'

by • 4 months ago

Thaddeus Batt, a former software executive, will lead the state's research into applying distributed-ledger technology to government functions.

ITIF's new blockchain guide encourages 'targeted and flexible' government policies

by • 5 months ago

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation encourages policymakers in its latest guide to carefully support innovation of the distributed-ledger technology.

Colorado considers blockchain for agricultural supply chain

by • 6 months ago

A new bill in the state legislature would create an advisory group to look at distributed-ledger technology in managing farms and the food supply.