Cambridge Blockchain, IHS Markit Ink KYC Partnership

A new partnership has been inked between identity startup Cambridge Blockchain and IHS Markit, the U.K.-based data analysis firm. The deal will see Cambridge Blockchain...

SEC Suspends Trading of 3 Penny Stocks With Tenuous Ties to Cryptocurrency, Blockchain

Today, February 16, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a press release announcing trading suspension of three companies that acquired AAA-rated assets...

China’s State Media: Blockchain Needs Regulation to Grow

People's Daily, an official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), is calling for domestic regulation as part of an effort to foster the...

Swedish Government Land Registry Soon To Conduct First Blockchain Property Transaction

Sweden’s land-ownership authority, the Lantmäteriet, is soon expected to conduct their first Blockchain technology property transaction after two years of testing, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported Wendesday, Mar....

Billionaire Jack Dorsey Bets on Blockchain as Bitcoin Price Craters

Bitcoin prices slipped 6% following a tumultuous week punctuated by a Google ban on cryptocurrency ads and escalating threats of regulatory scrutiny. Even a cash...

China Filed The Most Blockchain Patents In 2017

The most patent filings for Blockchain technology to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2017 came from China, Financial Times reports March 25. Data collected by Thomson Reuters from...

Overstock CFO To Leave For Same Job At Firm’s Blockchain Subsidiary DeSoto

Robert Hughes, Senior Vice President of Finance and Risk Management at Overstock is resigning from his position to join a Blockchain venture that also involves Overstock’s CEO and...

IBM And Major Banks Blockchain Partnership Reports First Live Pilot Transactions

IBM’s partnership with international banks to develop a Blockchain trade finance platform called Batavia has resulted in the platform’s first live pilot transactions, according to a press release published...

Banking Giant ING Is Quietly Becoming a Serious Blockchain Innovator

ING is out to prove that startups aren't the only ones that can advance blockchain cryptography. Rather than waiting on the sidelines for innovation to...

Blockchain Is ‘World-Changing’, Says U.S. Congressman During Supply Chain Hearing

Two United States House Subcommittees held a hearing today, May 8, on how blockchain tech can be used in supply chain management. The hearing concluded that the technology has a...

Largest Credit Bureau In Eastern Europe To Use Blockchain For Customer Data Storage

The Polish Credit Office, Biuro Informacji Kredytowej (BIK), has partnered with UK fintech firm Billon to implement blockchain for customer data storage, according a press...

Blockchain Skills? Hired! $120,000+ Plus Bonus!

Blockchain this and blockchain that might be so much hype, but no one can deny hundreds of millions of dollars, some say billions, sloshing...

Internet Giant Baidu Unveils Energy-Efficient ‘Super Chain’ Blockchain Protocol

Chinese internet giant Baidu has announced the next step in its blockchain integration in the form of a protocol aimed at reducing mining energy consumption, according to a report...

Blockchain Is ‘Revolutionary,’ Says German Finance Regulator Chief

Felix Hufeld, chief of Germany's financial watchdog, has said blockchain technology is "revolutionary" and its applications could turn the entire financial sector "upside down." Hufeld,...

Russia: Financial University to Store Diplomas via Blockchain

A state university in Russia has announced that it will store diploma records using blockchain technology, the institution announced in an official statement June 26. According to the statement...

Sergey Brin says Google ‘failed to be on the bleeding edge’ of blockchain

Speaking from a blockchain conference in Morocco over the weekend, Google co-founder Sergey Brin said the internet giant missed its chance to be at...

All ‘Big Four’ Auditors to Trial Blockchain Platform for Financial Reporting

The world's four biggest auditing firms – Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PwC – are joining a group of 20 banks in Taiwan to trial...

Capital Goods Giant CNH Industrial Partners With IBM on Long-Term Blockchain Upgrade

One of the world’s largest capital goods companies has agreed to a multiyear deal with IBM to implement blockchain technology, a press release confirmed July 26. UK-based CNH Industrial, which owns...

Indian State Partners with Mahindra to Build ‘Blockchain District’

A state government in India is working with a multinational IT services giant to build a district within the state capital dedicated to blockchain...

BMO, Pension Plan Pilot Blockchain for Fixed Income Issuance

Canadian financial firm BMO Capital Markets is working with the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan on a new blockchain pilot. The trial sees the two firms...

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Independent public charity Fidelity Charitable has received $100 million in cryptocurrency donations, according to its recently published report. In its “2019 Giving Report,” Fidelity Charitable...
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A bug could have lost the users of Coinbase a lot of money, confesses the exchange itself in its...