The Biggest US Automaker Turns to Blockchain to Help Save Millions in Identity Theft

The Biggest US Automaker Turns to Blockchain to Help Save Millions in Identity Theft

General Motors Financial has partnered with blockchain company Spring Labs to help reduce identity theft. It’s a move that...
Indian Blockchain Summit Draws Policy Makers to Speed up Crypto Regulation

Indian Blockchain Summit Draws Policy Makers to Speed up Crypto Regulation

An Indian government-supported blockchain summit is drawing many policy makers with the aim to speed up the development of cryptocurrency regulation in the country....
Luxembourg Passes Bill to Give Blockchain Securities Legal Status

Luxembourg Passes Bill to Give Blockchain Securities Legal Status

The European nation of Luxembourg has just passed a bill providing a legal framework for securities issued over blockchains.According...
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Chinese Tech Giant Baidu Launches Blockchain OS to Support DApp Development

Chinese search engine and web services company Baidu has launched its Baidu Blockchain Engine (BBE), an operating system designed to facilitate decentralized application (DApp)...
HSBC Exec Says Using Blockchain Slashed Forex Trading Costs by 25%

HSBC Exec Says Using Blockchain Slashed Forex Trading Costs by 25%

An HSBC executive has said that the bank’s blockchain-based system has helped it cut the costs of settling foreign exchange...
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Santander Enters $700 Million Deal to Use IBM’s Tech, Including Blockchain

One of Europe’s largest banks, Banco Santander, and tech giant IBM have announced an agreement to accelerate the bank’s development of technologies such as...
Japan’s Biggest Bank Launching Blockchain Payments Network in 2020

Japan’s Biggest Bank Launching Blockchain Payments Network in 2020

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) – Japan’s largest financial group and the world’s fifth largest bank by assets –...
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FDA Commissioner Suggests Using Blockchain for New Supply Chain Open Pilot

The Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has suggested the use of blockchain for an open pilot scheme for the...
IBM Blockchain Assists Groundwater Pilot in Drought-Prone California

IBM Blockchain Assists Groundwater Pilot in Drought-Prone California

IBM and two other organizations will marry blockchain and IoT to help manage groundwater usage in an “at-risk” Californian...
Credit Suisse Arm Sees Blockchain Benefits After Fund Distribution Trial

Credit Suisse Arm Sees Blockchain Benefits After Fund Distribution Trial

A subsidiary of Swiss multinational investment bank Credit Suisse has completed a blockchain trial for fund transactions.Fundsquare, the fund...
Japan Megabanks Kill Joint Blockchain Money Transfer Project, Turn to Their Own Cryptocurrencies

Japan Megabanks Kill Joint Blockchain Money Transfer Project, Turn to Their Own Cryptocurrencies

Three of Japan’s biggest banks have canceled a joint project of a blockchain-based peer-to-peer money transfer service.The three so-called...
'Blockchain' Being Used by London Rail Company to 'Incentivize Changes in Passenger Behavior'

‘Blockchain’ Being Used by London Rail Company to ‘Incentivize Changes in Passenger Behavior’

DOVU, a startup from London with goals of becoming the world’s leading marketplace for transport data, has reportedly commenced...
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Global Pharma Giant Merck Wins US Blockchain, AI Patent for Product Authenticity

Merck, the world’s oldest operating pharmaceutical firm, has won a blockchain patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Cointelegraph auf Deutsch...
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Russia’s Ministry of Education Introduces System for Tracking Diamonds via Blockchain

Russia’s Ministry of Education and Science (Minobrnauki) has introduced a blockchain-enabled platform for tracking natural diamonds, government-backed news agency TASS reports today, Jan. 30. The...
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Deutsche Börse, HQLAx Report ‘Significant Process’ on Blockchain Securities Lending Platform

Major global securities marketplace Deutsche Börse has reported it is “making significant progress” on its blockchain-based securities lending platform, according to an official press...
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Blockchain is ‘No Better Than an Excel Spreadsheet’

Nouriel Roubini, a notorious cryptocurrency critic, has stated that blockchain is “no better than an Excel spreadsheet” during a panel hosted by crypto exchange...
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40% of Investors Say Blockchain Could Be ‘Most Transformative’ Tech Since Internet: Survey

40 percent of institutional investors believe blockchain may be the most important innovation since the internet, according to a survey by trade association the...
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International Monetary Fund Says Growth of Blockchain in Malta Poses Significant Risks

A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has judged that the growth of blockchain in Malta has created significant risks of money laundering...
Spanish Car Manufacturer SEAT Joins Alastria Consortium to Develop Blockchain Products

Spanish Car Manufacturer SEAT Joins Alastria Consortium to Develop Blockchain Products

Spanish automobile manufacturer SEAT has joined Alastria consortium to work on the development of blockchain-based products. Cointelegraph in Spanish reported the news Jan. 16. Founded...

UPS Unveils Equity Investment and Partnership With Blockchain B2B Firm Inxeption

The investment arm of logistics giant UPS has made an undisclosed equity investment in United States enterprise blockchain company Inxeption, the firm confirmed in a press release Jan 16.Inxeption, which began operations in 2017,...

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Ongoing Economic Crises in Venezuela and Beyond Show That the Idea of Bitcoin as...

Just when it seemed like the economic and political situation in Venezuela couldn't get much worse, it has. Back...
The SEC Is Now Reviewing 2 Bitcoin ETF Proposals

The SEC Is Now Reviewing 2 Bitcoin ETF Proposals

For the first time since August, there are now multiple bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposals sitting before the U.S....
Bitcoin is 'Brilliant, Far Better' than Paper Money; Tesla Isn't Jumping in Just Yet

Bitcoin is ‘Brilliant, Far Better’ than Paper Money; Tesla Isn’t Jumping in Just Yet

Nearly everywhere Elon Musk goes, people want to talk about Tesla. On Tuesday, however, the media magnet went along...