Thursday, May 23, 2019

Australian Government Agency Says Blockchain ‘Interesting’ But Hyped

The Australian government agency dedicated to streamlining the country’s IT operations has called blockchain “interesting,” but said it is hyped by firms...

IBM, Aetna, PNC Explore Medical Data Blockchain for 100 Million Health Plans

IBM is collaborating with a group of major players in the healthcare space to improve the way sensitive data is shared and...

IBM and Maersk Struggle to Sign Partners to Shipping Blockchain

It’s hard enough to get enterprises that compete with each other to work together as a team, but it’s especially tricky when...

Cboe’s Head of Equity Options Just Joined a Blockchain Startup

Blockchain startup AlphaPoint has hired a senior executive from Cboe Global Markets, the parent of the Chicago Board of Exchange. Revealed exclusively to...

15 Banks Join DTCC Post-Trade Blockchain as Project Enters Testing

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has advanced its main blockchain project to a testing phase with 15 global banks, one...

Deloitte Blockchain Chief: Bad Crypto Headlines Making Clients ‘Nervous’

“Can we stop talking about my bad brother?” That’s how Linda Pawczuk, leader of Deloitte Consulting’s financial services industry blockchain group, describes the...

IBM and Intel’s Blockchain Tug of War

When the governing board of Hyperledger approved a new supply chain project earlier this month, it marked a significant departure for the...

R3’s New Corda App Supports Payments in XRP Cryptocurrency

Distributed ledger technology provider R3 has launched the Corda Settler, an application aimed to facilitate global cryptocurrency payments within enterprise blockchains –...

Blockstack Won’t Need to Sell Bitcoin or Ether to Survive Crypto Winter

While some blockchain projects quickly burned through the capital they raised during the heady days of 2017, others prepared for this market...

Amazon Plays Its Own Game With Enterprise Blockchain

Amazon Web Services, the e-commerce giant’s cloud computing arm, is having its proverbial blockchain cake and eating it, too. In late November, AWS...