Blockchain

Blockchain Patents Present Large Scale Opportunities

Blockchain patents are presenting massive opportunities for companies and institutions.

GM Financial Collaborates with Blockchain Startup for Identity Verification Solutions

General Motors Financial announced Monday that it is entering a partnership with blockchain startup Spring Labs for identity verification solutions.

High School Team Wins Third Place in Blockchain Hackathon

The high school team won third place in the blockchain interoperability hackathon hosted by Clearmatics.

IBM Launches Blockchain Project to Boost Sustainability of Groundwater Consumption

IBM, the world's ninth-largest information technology company, has teamed up with Portland-based conservation non-profit Freshwater Trust and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider SweetSense to pilot a blockchain project developed in an effort to track and monitor groundwater consumption California's Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.   

Criminals Exploit Bitcoin SV Blockchain to Store Child Exploitation Content

A recent update to Bitcoin Satoshi’s Vision (BSV) protocol has recently been exploited for posting data involving child abuse on the blockchain, prompting block explorers and apps to monitor the network for other similar content.

Google Launches Crypto and Blockchain Analytics Tools

Search giant Google has recently launched a new set of crypto and business analytics tools to provide deep data sets for top-performing digital currencies.

Ripple Partners with 10 Top Universities for Blockchain Research Program

Ripple has teamed up with 10 top universities for its blockchain research initiative.

Palestinian Islamist Political Organization Reportedly Raises Funds Through Coinbase

Hamas may be leveraging on U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase to raise funds.

Abra to Add New Feature that Allows Users to Own Fractions of Stocks, ETF

Abra, a crypto startup based in the U.S., is adding a new feature to its blockchain-based app that will enable users to purchase fractions of traditional investment instruments.

Circle’s Head of Financial Institution Partnerships Joins Blockchain Startup Celo

Chuck Kimble has left Circle for a similar position at blockchain startup Celo.

Swiss SIX Stock Exchange to Launch Blockchain-Based Digital Trading Platform SDX

Switzerland's primary stock exchange Zurich-based SIX Swiss Exchange is exploring the potential integration of blockchain technology in its new digital trading platform SDX, slated to be launched in the second half of 2019.

Digital Isle of Man Unveils Blockchain Office and Sandbox

Isle of Man, a self-governing British Crown dependency, has recently launched a blockchain hub in an effort to promote the development of the nascent technology.

Facebook Grows Its Blockchain Efforts with New Hires

Social media tycoon Facebook is beefing up its blockchain efforts by hiring key people from the startup Chainspace.

US SEC Seeks Blockchain Data Provider to Improve Risk Monitoring and Compliance

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking to further “monitor risk and improve compliance” within the crypto industry by leveraging on tools capable of providing  Big Data extracted from some of the world’s “most widely used” blockchain networks.  

Fujitsu Develops Blockchain-Based System for More Efficient Electricity Exchange

Fujitsu has established a blockchain-based system for electricity exchange among enterprise consumers to achieve a more steady energy supply at peak periods.
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