Deloitte Veterans Are Launching a Tokenized Blockchain for Supply Chain

Former members of Deloitte's blockchain team are joining a new startup that seeks to bring a tokenized blockchain protocol to one of the world's...

IBM to Hire Blockchain Researchers for French Expansion

Technology giant IBM is hiring nearly 2,000 people in France - and many of them will be focusing on blockchain technology, chief executive Virginia...

Google, Facebook and Uber: Has Their Blockchain Time Arrived?

British company Juniper Research recently published a study which suggests that the use of blockchain technology by multinational companies is just a matter of time. Analysts report that...

JD.com’s Finance Arm to Issue Asset-Backed Securities on a Blockchain

JD Finance, a subsidiary of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, announced on Wednesday that it is planning to issue asset-backed securities (ABSs) on a blockchain. According to...

Nasdaq Report: Only Five Percent of Stock Market IT Providers Have Deployed Blockchain

IT providers for stock markets and exchanges have been slow to adopt blockchain technology, Nasdaq told The Wall Street Journal June 26. According to a study commissioned by Nasdaq and carried out...

Metals Exchange Forms Blockchain Group to Modernize Minerals Industry

A Switzerland-based trading platform for metal concentrates is forming a blockchain consortium aimed to streamline supply chains in the minerals industry. To that end, Open...

South Korean Administrative District Builds Blockchain-based ‘Proposal Evaluation System’

South Korea’s Yeongdeungpo-gu district has established a "Proposal Evaluation System" based on blockchain to improve the fairness and integrity of administrative procedures, according to a July 19...

$1 Billion Chinese Blockchain Fund Denies Report of Government Pull-Out

A $1 billion Chinese blockchain fund launched in April has denied a report that local government will pull out its originally planned funding support...

Jamie Dimon Says JPMorgan Will Use Blockchain ‘for a Whole Lot of Things’

JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon was bullish on blockchain tech, but shied away from commenting on cryptocurrency, saying fiat payment apps are “the biggest potential...

Korean Blockchain Groups Blast Plan to Strip Crypto Exchange Benefits

Several blockchain associations in South Korea are pushing back against a government plan they fear will stifle industry innovation. The groups are objecting to a proposal aired...

CBP: Our ‘Live Fire’ Blockchain Test Is Entering the Proof-of-Concept Phase

U. S. Customs and Border Protection will begin its live testing of a shipment tracking system on a blockchain after Labor Day, an agency...

Taiwan Hospital Launches Blockchain Platform to Improve Medical Record-Keeping

The Taipei Medical University Hospital has rolled out a blockchain-powered platform to improve medical record-keeping, Taipei Times reported August 31. The so called “Healthcare Blockchain Platform” was reportedly...

Energy Giant Engie, Maltem Back New ‘Blockchain Studio’ With $2.3M

French energy company Engie and business consulting group Maltem are launching a new blockchain development spinoff for commercial clients, the companies announced Friday. Dubbed Blockchain...

$1 Billion Blockchain Fund Founders Plan Japanese Yen Stablecoin

Founding partners of the $1 billion blockchain fund backed by the government of the Chinese city of Hangzhou are planning to roll out a...

UN Food Program to Expand Blockchain Testing to African Supply Chain

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is expanding its blockchain testing from refugee aid in the Middle East to supply chain management in...

Israel Securities Authority Turns to Blockchain for Improving Cybersecurity

The Israel Securities Authority (ISA) has started to use blockchain to improve the cybersecurity of its messaging system, online newspaper Times of Israel reports today, October 3. The government regulator has...

Toyota Uses Blockchain Tech to Reduce Fraud in Digital Advertising Campaigns

Japanese car manufacturer Toyota has partnered with blockchain advertising analytics firm Lucidity to cut down on fraud when buying digital ads, according to a press release published Oct. 16. Formerly known as...

Hong Kong Stock Exchange Taps Digital Asset for Post-Trade Blockchain Trial

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) has teamed up with distributed ledger startup Digital Asset to develop a blockchain platform for post-trade processing. The two...

Korea’s Largest Power Provider to Use Blockchain for Eco-Friendly Micro Grid

Korea’s largest power provider KEPCO says it will use blockchain and other innovative energy solutions to develop its next-generation micro grid (MG), according to an official press release Nov. 19. KEPCO...

Russian Intellectual Property Court Trials Blockchain to Store Copyright Data

A Russian court dedicated to intellectual property cases has successfully tested a blockchain network for storing copyright data. The technology was reportedly used for the first time in...

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