November 15, 2018

Dr. Bernard Hamelin explains why Blockchain could be the technology everybody was waiting for to move away from the current system of monitoring aggregated data from patients to assess the efficacy of new drugs, to a more personalized approach that empowers patients.

Canada Border Services Agency Begins Pilot Using Blockchain

November 1, 2018

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) have started a pilot program that uses TradeLens, a blockchain platform jointly developed by IBM and Moller-Maersk.

Blockchain's potential will continue to spur public and private investment

October 31, 2018

Large firms such as Accenture, Facebook, Google, IBM and Microsoft are developing patented products and services based on blockchain's digital-ledger open-source technology that can be accessed and adapted by anyone.

Fujitsu Examining Blockchain's Banking Potential With 9 Japanese Banks

October 31, 2018

Fujitsu published a press release Monday announcing the Japanese information technology company was selected as an "application development vendor" for a "field trial" to explore the scope of a collaborative blockchain platform initiated by the Japanese Bankers Association. Fujitsu will examine the potential of blockchain technology as a "funds transfer settlement system" along with nine banks.

HSBC, StanChart, others launch HK blockchain trade finance platform

October 31, 2018

HSBC said the blockchain platform allowed Standard Chartered to reduce the time it takes to approve trade loan applications from the usual one-and-a-half days to four hours.

Germany’s Central Bank and Deutsche Börse Complete Blockchain Settlement Trial

October 27, 2018

Germany central bank Deutsche Bundesbank, and Deutsche Börse have announced the successful completion of a performance test for two prototype blockchain-based securities settlement systems which they developed jointly.

ABCD quartet of grain traders partner to digitize global trades

October 25, 2018

The world’s four largest agribusinesses are working together to standardize and digitize international grain trades using technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence, the companies announced.

Biggest U.S. Power Market to Test Blockchain to Trade Renewables

October 25, 2018

Blockchain, the technology that underpins cryptocurrency transactions, is about to get tested in a trading system for matching clean-energy buyers and sellers in the largest U.S. power market.

Corporate giants band together to help Tennessee cash in on this new technology

October 25, 2018

A group of high-profile businesses are coming together to launch a new organization aimed at making Tennessee a more blockchain-friendly state.

Here's what to expect from ASX's blockchain-based CHESS replacement

October 25, 2018

What started as a Google search will result in the first financial services industrial-scale blockchain use case.

Bank of Canada uses blockchain to settle stocks in experiment

October 22, 2018

Canada’s central bank, stock-exchange operator TMX Group Ltd. and the nation’s payments system used the distributed ledger technology, or DLT, to clear and settle securities on an integrated platform as part of their Project Jasper research initiative.

CGI and National Bank of Canada pilot a blockchain guarantee and standby negotiation platform

October 21, 2018

National Bank of Canada, CGI integrated the CGI Trade360 trade finance platform with Skuchain's Contract Builder, an application built on the blockchain startup's Brackets platform for smart contracts on a blockchain. The integration enables National Bank of Canada to provide trade finance services digitally to customers conducting business on a blockchain B2B solution.

Fund follows IBM, Walmart's lead on blockchain

October 12, 2018

First Block Capital said its new blockchain-led ETF focuses on quality large cap holdings as it aims for a stake in technology it believes will change the face of global commerce.

Microsoft, Nasdaq Pair On Blockchain Initiative

October 1, 2018

Microsoft is reportedly partnering with Nasdaq on blockchain, in which its Azure blockchain services will integrate with Nasdaq’s Financial Framework.

Blockchain Can Add $1 Trillion to World Trade by 2028, Says World Economic Forum

September 13, 2018

Distributed ledger technology (DLT) such as blockchain could generate $1 trillion in new trade over the next ten years, a joint report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) claims Thursday, September 13.

Cryptocurrency Jobs: The Job Seeker’s Guide with Salaries and Resources

September 1, 2018

Since its inception in early 2009, the blockchain and related cryptocurrency industries have witnessed extraordinary growth in awareness, promise and usage. The burgeoning field of blockchain technology has exploded into an economy predicted to reach $16 billion by 2024, and there are now plenty of cryptocurrency jobs.

Banking Is Only The Beginning: 42 Big Industries Blockchain Could Transform

August 8, 2018

Law enforcement, ride hailing, and many other sectors could also have blockchain in their future.

Interview With CryptoCurrency Distinguished Thought Leader — Marc van der Chijs

May 25, 2018

I had the pleasure of interviewing Marc van der Chijs, a founder of several companies in the blockchain and crypto-industry.

10 Dow Stocks Currently Testing Blockchain Technology

April 1, 2018

The potential for blockchain is so great that even some of the largest U.S. multinational companies in the iconic Dow Jones Industrial Average have come around to testing its application or filing for blockchain-based patents.

Five Examples of United Nations Agencies Using Blockchain Technology

March 8, 2018

The UN Innovation Network, co-chaired by UNICEF and UNHCR, meets quarterly to share learnings and advance discussions on innovation across agencies. Recently, they released a blockchain working paper highlighting five ways that United Nations agencies are experimenting with blockchain distributed ledger technologies in humanitarian relief and international development programs.

Alibaba Subsidiary Reports Successful Use of Blockchain Technology for Logistics Data

March 5, 2018

Lynx International, a subsidiary of the Chinese e-commerce monolith Alibaba, recently announced that it has successfully integrated blockchain technology into the company’s cross-border logistics business.

Blockchain Distributed Ledger Overview

January 1, 2018

The development of blockchain technology has the potential to redefine the operations and economics of the financial services industry.

Hyperledger Sawtooth

January 1, 2018

Hyperledger Sawtooth is a modular platform for building, deploying, and running distributed ledgers. Distributed ledgers provide a digital record (such as asset ownership) that is maintained without a central authority or implementation.

London gold association plans to approve blockchain trackers

January 1, 2018

The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) is planning to help modernise and improve transparency in the industry with an approval process for companies using blockchain technology to track the movement of gold.

Samsung's Nextledger: Distributed Ledger Platform for Enterprise

January 1, 2018

Catch up with the fourth industrial revolution, and keep transactions on track using a Blockchain platform. Offering infrastructure and services that can be deployed across all industries, including the finance sector, NexledgerTM is a Blockchain platform built for enterprise, empowering your organization to take control of distributed transactions securely and conveniently.

Drug Companies to Apply Blockchain for Tracking Medicines

September 21, 2017

Pharma industry may use blockchain technology to track medicines and prevent counterfeit pills from reaching the market.

R3 Banks, Startups Test Blockchain System for Syndicated Loans

September 27, 2016

Announced during this week’s Sibos finance and technology conference in Geneva, Switzerland, the news sees the two startups, financial data provider Ipreo and Swiss financial services firm Credit Suisse (which organized the trial) completing the syndicated loan project’s first phase.

Blockchain in Five

June 1, 2016

With quick distribution, verification and transaction recordkeeping, blockchain's appeal is easy to see.

Goldman Sachs: Here are 5 ways blockchain can change the world

May 25, 2016

Blockchain technology is finally "moving beyond the hype." Or so Goldman Sachs (GS) hopes. That's the title of a new Goldman Sachs Research report on the potential use cases for blockchain, the decentralized ledger technology that came around with the digital currency bitcoin.

Health Care Giant Philips Exploring Blockchain Applications

October 26, 2015

Philips Healthcare has confirmed it is currently exploring potential applications for blockchain technology.

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